1. Where Would Zack Greinke, Clayton Kershaw Rank Among MLB's Best Pitching Duos?

    Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw in the same rotation? Yikes. That's what the rest of Major League Baseball will likely be saying, if Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti gets his wish...

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  2. MLB Free Agency 2013: Ranking the Top 40 Players Still on the Market

    With baseball's winter meetings set to start in less than a week, the MLB free-agency market should be ready to heat up substantially. All eyes will be on Nashville starting this Monday...

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  3. Josh Hamilton Rumors: Ranking Every Top Suitor from Worst to Best Fit

    Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton made his contract demands known earlier this month when he told a Dallas-area media outlet that he was looking for a seven-year, $175 million deal ...

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  4. MLB Trade Rumors: 10 Biggest Names on the Trading Block

    With the annual MLB owners' meetings scheduled for next week in Nashville, Tenn.,the hot stove league will no doubt be ramping up. It's always a crazy week, with just last year serving as a fine example...

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  5. Pros and Cons of the Boston Red Sox Pulling off a Joe Mauer Blockbuster Trade

    The Boston Red Sox have certainly shown that they're not averse to pulling off blockbuster deals, at least under the regime of general manager Ben Cherington ...

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  6. MLB Free Agency 2013: Ranking Rumor Mill's 25 Most Perfect Player-Team Matches

    With the Thanksgiving holiday in the rear-view mirror, baseball fans will now look forward to the first week in December...

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  7. MLB Trade Rumors: Handicapping Odds for Hottest Potential Deals

    One of the truly awesome features of the offseason MLB Hot Stove league is that speculation is the order of the day...

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  8. What MLB's 25 All-Time Greats Would Get on 2013's Free Agent Market

    Back before the days of free agency in Major League Baseball, many of the greatest players in history were paid handsomely for their services at that time...

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  9. Chone Figgins and the 10 Worst Free-Agent Busts of the Last 10 Years

    With Thanksgiving Day coming up, Major League Baseball players certainly have plenty to be thankful for. They work for a league that has seen relative harmony for 17 years and counting...

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  10. MLB Trade Scenarios: Creating the Best Possible Trade Offer for Every Top Target

    The MLB offseason has already seen a flurry of activity in the way of trades, with one in particular that drastically changed the course of both teams involved...

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  11. Finding 1 Ideal Remaining Free Agent for Every MLB Team

    The MLB offseason thus far has seen little activity in the way of free-agent signings thus far. The Detroit Tigers inked a two-year deal with right fielder Torii Hunter, and the ...

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  12. 5 Free-Agent Sluggers Who Could Fix Philadelphia Phillies' Power Outage

    Throughout the mid-to-late 2000s, the Philadelphia Phillies played long ball with the best of any team in Major League Baseball. Now, however, that power is starting to flicker...

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  13. MLB Free Agency 2013: Where the Top 30 FAs Want to Play Next Season

    There has been a virtual multitude of predictions about the possible landing spots for each MLB free agent on the market...

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  14. MLB Free Agency 2013: Pros and Cons of Top 25 FAs

    The 2013 class of MLB free agents features a group steeped in a diversity of skills. From power pitchers to power sluggers to speedsters to defensive specialists, the entire gamut of tools are covered...

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  15. MLB Trade, Free-Agent Rumors: Ranking Top 50 Rumors from Least to Most Probable

    "Rumors aren't interested in the unsensational story; rumors don't care what's true.” That was a quote utilized by famed author John Irving in his 13th novel, In One Person ...

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  16. MLB Cy Young Award 2012: AL and NL Winners, Voting Results and Analysis

    On Wednesday, the Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) continued handing out its annual awards. The latest awards, broadcast live on MLB Network, showcased the winners of the Cy Young Award in the American and National Leagues...

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  17. Bold Predictions for Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, Josh Johnson After Blockbuster

    The Toronto Blue Jays one-upped the Los Angeles Dodgers . And Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos is a genius. Those are just some of the sentiments being shared in the wake of the mega-trade between the Blue Jays and Miami Marlins ...

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  18. Is the Dodgers' or Blue Jays' Blockbuster Deal the Biggest Risk/Reward Payoff?

    If fans of baseball weren't into what has become known as the Hot Stove League, they are certainly interested now...

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  19. MLB Cy Young Awards 2012: Last-Minute Odds for AL and NL Finalists

    On Wednesday at 6 p.m. EST, the Baseball Writers Association of America will announce the winners of the Cy Young Award for the American and National League...

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  20. MLB Trade Rumors: Best Potential Trade Chips at Each Position

    The MLB offseason is always filled with excitement and anticipation as teams strive to upgrade their rosters for the upcoming season...

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  21. MLB Rookie of the Year 2012: AL and NL Winners, Voting Results and Analysis

    On Monday, the Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) started handing out its annual awards. They began with the Rookie of the Year awards, which Mike Trout won in dominant fashion for the AL, and Bryce Harper won for the NL...

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  22. Shane Victorino Rumors: Would He Have Greater Impact on the Red Sox or Rangers?

    Free agent outfielder Shane Victorino will be 32 years old when the 2013 season starts, and the Flyin ' Hawaiian already has a stack of achievements to his credit...

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  23. MLB Free Agency: Every MLB Team's Odds of Signing Free Agent Michael Bourn

    The MLB 2013 class of free agents features an array of players with a wide variety of skill sets . One particular name on the list offers a variety of tools that would fit well at the top of any team's lineup: center fielder Michael Bourn ...

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  24. MLB Free Agency: 1 Top Target for Every Non-Playoff Team to Improve in 2013

    The 20 MLB teams that didn't make the playoffs in 2012 will be working this offseason to reverse their fortunes...

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  25. Predicting the 10 Most Likely Offseason Moves of 2012-13

    Over the next three-plus months, a flurry of activity will likely occur in Major League Baseball as each team looks to re-stock and bolster their rosters for the upcoming 2013 season...

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