1. Where Does This Year's MLB Free-Agent Class Rank Against the Last 8 Classes

    Even though the season has been over for two months now, this is still an exciting time with the "Hot Stove" heating up. Following the rumors swirling around free agents and potential trades will keep fans busy during the winter months...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about over 1 year ago 386 reads 1 comments

  2. The Single Greatest Player for Each MLB Franchise

    Over the history of Major League Baseball, each team has been fortunate enough to have one player that fans can single out who defined the franchise...

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  3. MLB Trade Talk: Breaking Down the 5 Best Bats That Could Be on the Market

    With Jose Reyes sent packing across the border in a blockbuster trade with the Toronto Blue Jays, the trade market for big bats got much weaker. However, that is not to say there aren't any quality bats out there for the right price...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about over 1 year ago 5,058 reads 8 comments

  4. MLB Rumors: Most Likely Landing Spots for the 6 Big Names in the Rumor Mill

    It is time to fire up the Hot Stove and let the rumors fly as MLB teams start the spending frenzy. There are plenty of big name free agents this off-season that could have a major impact on how the 2013 season plays out...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about over 1 year ago 8,400 reads 19 comments

  5. MLB: One Thing That Went Wrong for Every Team in 2012

    The Major League Baseball season is definitely not a sprint and takes a great deal of endurance to make it all the way to the end...

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  6. Power Ranking the Last 25 World Series MVPs

    Pablo Sandoval entered an exclusive club when he was named the World Series MVP after the San Francisco Giants swept the Detroit Tigers...

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  7. 2012 World Series: 4 Reasons Giants vs. Tigers Will Be 7-Game Instant Classic

    With Game 1 in the books and the San Francisco Giants holding serve by winning last night, thanks in big part to Pablo Sandoval's three home runs, the 2012 World Series has the potential to be an instant classic...

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  8. 2012 World Series: 8 Reasons Detroit Tigers Will Be World Champions

    The Detroit Tigers have already had the chance to raise one trophy this past Thursday after sweeping the New York Yankees in the ALCS. While this was a great accomplishment for the Tigers, they are still four wins away from their ultimate goal...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 3,673 reads 13 comments

  9. Giants vs. Cardinals: 5 Biggest Matchups in Game 4 of NLCS

    After a rain delay that lasted more than three hours, the Cardinals came up with a 3-1 win in Game 3 to take a 2-1 lead over the San Francisco Giants ...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 1,769 reads 2 comments

  10. Yankees vs. Tigers: 5 Biggest Matchups in Game 3 of ALCS

    The ALCS has been a house of horrors for the New York Yankees , and they could not have been dealt a tougher hand to come back from to try to win this series...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 3,740 reads 19 comments

  11. Nationals vs. Cardinals: 5 Biggest Matchups in Game 2 of NLDS

    The Nationals don't have very long to celebrate their first playoff win from Sunday as Game 2 is Monday against the defending World Series champs, who won't want to fall behind two games to none...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 1,751 reads 1 comments

  12. Washington Nationals vs. St. Louis Cardinals: Team Grades from NLDS Game 1

    Today was the first game of the 2012 NLDS, pitting the defending World Series champions, the St. Louis Cardinals , versus the team with the best record in Major League Baseball, the Washington Nationals ...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 2,585 reads 9 comments

  13. Predicting the Houston Astros' Rotation for 2013

    With the move to the American League next season, the Astros are going to need their starting rotation to step up with new division rivals Los Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers, two of the top offenses in the game today...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 3,274 reads 5 comments

  14. Roger Clemens: 4 Reasons Astros Have to Bring Him Back This Season

    Ever since Roger Clemens announced he was going to pitch a game for the Sugar Creek Skeeters rumors started to swirl that he was working towards a comeback in Major League Baseball...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 1,927 reads 3 comments

  15. Houston Astros: Their 5 Most Important Players for Next Season

    Good news, Astros fans, the 2012 season is almost over. If you haven't already started looking forward to next season, you can soon...

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  16. Houston Astros: 5 Top Candidates to Fill Manager Position

    The Houston Astros will be entering the American League next season as fresh and new as an organization can be. In the past year, they have changed ownership, general manager and will be picking a new manager in the coming months...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 1,235 reads 8 comments

  17. Picking a Starting Nine of the Best Houston Astros in Franchise History

    It has not been easy to be a Houston Astros fan over the past few seasons so sometimes it's good to remember the good times and why you became a fan of the organization...

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  18. Why GM Jeff Luhnow Is Leading Houston Astros in the Right Direction

    The last major connection from previous ownership was severed this weekend when Brad Mills was let go as manager of the Houston Astros ...

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  19. 5 Most Overrated Starting Quarterbacks Currently in the NFL

    The quarterback position is the most visible and scrutinized position in football and rightfully so. They have to lead the offense from calling the play in the huddle to the audibles at the line...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 4,821 reads 11 comments

  20. 6 Key Moments/Moves That Caused the Demise of the Houston Astros

    To say the Houston Astros franchise is struggling would be an understatement. It is on pace for its second consecutive 100-loss season and is trying to dig out of a very deep hole...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 1,352 reads 5 comments

  21. Houston Astros: 5 Players It'll Be Worth Watching the Rest of the Season

    The last few years have been tough on the Houston Astros ' fanbase with the lack of success the organization has had on the field. Wins keep fans happy and less focused on flaws, however, when the wins aren't coming, those flaws are magnified...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 1,785 reads 1 comments

  22. Houston Astros: 10 Players Now Playing for Major League Spots in 2013

    The trade deadline has passed and once again the Astros were big sellers. They traded away five key players on their roster with the departure of Carlos Lee, Chris Johnson, Brett Myers, Wandy Rodriguez and J...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 2,260 reads 8 comments

  23. 5 Dominoes That Will Fall for the Astros After the Wandy Rodriguez Trade

    It has been a busy month for Astros GM Jeff Luhnow as he has traded away Carlos Lee, J.A. Happ, Brandon Lyon and most recently Wandy Rodriguez ...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 2,481 reads 2 comments

  24. Astros Trade Scenarios: Why Houston Absolutely Must Trade Wandy Rodriguez

    For the third year in a row the Houston Astros will be sellers at the MLB trade deadline and moving some notable veterans...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 2 years ago 1,466 reads 3 comments

  25. 6 Big Reasons Houston Astros Shouldn't Trade Jed Lowrie

    Jed Lowrie has been a pleasant surprise since coming over from the Boston Red Sox in an offseason trade before the 2012 season. He has been the second-best bat behind Jose Altuve and has been one of the top hitting shortstops in the National League...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 2 years ago 1,076 reads 4 comments