1. Predicting the Next 5 Evil Empires in Baseball

    The New York Yankees are often referred to as the Evil Empire, perhaps because they have ruled baseball for 27 of the 108 World Series to this point, or one out of every four years...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 3 years ago 229 reads 135 comments

  2. 5 Reasons Boston Red Sox Will Continue to Dominate New York Yankees

    The Red Sox are a half game behind the Yankees in the American League East, so this concept that the Sox are dominating the Yankees might be a narrow-minded view. But for head-to-head purposes, Boston has certainly owned New York...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 3 years ago 2,618 reads 89 comments

  3. 10 Reasons Why the Red Sox Dominate the Yankees

    The Boston Red Sox are 10-2 against the New York Yankees this season. Why? What has caused such separation between the two best teams in the American League? After all, the Yankees ...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 3 years ago 2,417 reads 15 comments

  4. Boston Red Sox Farm System: Boston's Top 10 Prospects

    The Boston Red Sox are living up to expectations right now at the big league level. They don't have many glaring holes, though a fractured vertebrae could end Clay Buchholz's season...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 3 years ago 2,044 reads 3 comments

  5. MLB Trade Rumors: 7 Players Still to Be Traded

    The first shoe dropped when the San Francisco Giants convinced themselves to give up Zach Wheeler for Carlos Beltran. But it was by no means the last shoe...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 3 years ago 281 reads 0 comments

  6. 5 Reasons the Boston Red Sox Will Stay Quiet at the Dealine

    In the offseason, the Red Sox signed Carl Crawford and traded for Adrian Gonzalez, one of the most expensive shopping sprees in the history of free agency. That being said, they didn't leave many needs for the trade deadline...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 3 years ago 748 reads 2 comments

  7. Carlos Beltran Rumors: Will the Red Sox Look to Upgrade Awful Right Field?

    All signs and rumors are pointing toward the Boston Red Sox acquiring Carlos Beltran and it’s a crying shame. The Red Sox are first in runs scored, first in batting average, first in on base percentage and first in slugging percentage...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 3 years ago 2,473 reads 30 comments

  8. Boston Red Sox: Is Each Player Worth His Salary?

    People talk about the Yankees ' payroll with disdain, discounting their championships by mentioning their league-leading payroll. But the Red Sox are third in payroll. The question is, are they worth it? Some players are, and some simply aren't...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 3 years ago 4,909 reads 7 comments

  9. 2011 MLB All-Star Game: 7 Most Unbelievable Snubs

    Every year there are guys left off the team who deserve to be All Stars. Part of the reason is that each team must be represented. The fact that Matt Wieters is an All Star simply because he is the only remotely deserving Oriole is unfortunate...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 3 years ago 274 reads 3 comments

  10. MLB Power Rankings: Each Team's Biggest 2011 Controversy

    The dictionary defines "controversy" as a prolonged disagreement. Sports fans have used the word to describe scandals and such, but not every team has had a Manny Ramirez or a player get caught driving drunk...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 3 years ago 456 reads 2 comments

  11. MLB Trade Rumors: Hunter Pence and 5 Less-Discussed Stars Who Could Move

    The Mets won't be the only sellers at the trade deadline, if they will even be sellers. There are other teams who would do well to unload some stars for prospects this July...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 3 years ago 1,568 reads 12 comments

  12. Tim Lincecum and the 5 Best Starting Pitchers with Unorthodox Mechanics

    It is often said "if it ain't broke, don't fix it." Well, these are some pitchers who get it done despite some unusual methods of delivery. Pitching coaches have never been given a reason to change them because they just keep performing...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 3 years ago 3,922 reads 1 comments

  13. MLB's 5 Worst Contract-Year Players of All Time

    We all know Adrian Beltre hits in contract years. Fantasy owners know that they give a player a slight preseason boost if he's in a contract year. The idea is that a player will increase his production when dollars are on the line...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 3 years ago 3,529 reads 15 comments

  14. MLB Trade Speculation: 7 Outlandish Moves That Could Actually Happen

    Big names could be on the move. Let it be known, these are all long-shot deals. Someone in the comment box will probably explain why each is absolutely impossible, but baseball fans would be ignorant to dismiss them...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 3 years ago 3,054 reads 30 comments

  15. Jackie Robinson and the 7 Most Memorable Major League Debuts in HIstory

    Prospects inspire imagination. Fantasy owners overpay annually to own the best rookies-to-be, anxiously waiting for news of their call to the majors...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 3 years ago 574 reads 4 comments

  16. MLB Power Rankings: The 23 Best MLB Players Who Are 23 Years Old and Under

    They're young, they're exciting, they sell tickets. They are the young stars of Major League Baseball. The average baseball fan doesn't check his schedule to make sure he gets to see Derek Lowe come to town...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 3 years ago 8,563 reads 13 comments

  17. 2011 MLB Draft: Ranking the 25 Best Overall Draft Prospects

    For the last two years, baseball has watched the Washington Nationals take the most hyped pitching and hitting prospects the game has ever seen with the 2009 and 2010 top overall picks in the MLB Draft...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 3 years ago 8,859 reads 4 comments

  18. MLB All-Hothead Team: The Most Controversial Player at Every Position

    Some players are known as much for their antics, as their brilliance. As much as many fans would deny it, there are few things more entertaining in baseball than a batter charging the mound...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 3 years ago 692 reads 2 comments

  19. MLB: Slow Start by the Boston Red Sox and Each Team's Top Surprise so Far

    We are close to three weeks into the season, and few things are going as expected. Some teams have players that are surprising, and other teams are simply outperforming their expectations...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 3 years ago 3,510 reads 38 comments

  20. Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and the Best Hitting Tandems in Each Team's History

    This is not a list of the two greatest hitters for each team. This is a list of the greatest individual seasons for two hitters on each team. Steroids are ignored. Barry Bonds is on this list...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 3 years ago 3,166 reads 39 comments

  21. Manny Ramirez Retires and 7 Great Hitters with Ruined Reputations

    Manny Ramirez has announced his retirement from major league baseball, rather than continue with the league's drug use program...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 3 years ago 2,929 reads 51 comments

  22. MLB Projections: Brandon Belt, Jeremy Hellickson and 2011 Rookies Who Matter

    They're young, they're sparkly and they bring fans to the ballpark in droves. But which rookies will have a legitimate impact on their major league teams this season? There are the obvious candidates, Belt, Hellickson, Freeman...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 3 years ago 3,044 reads 3 comments

  23. Fantasy Baseball: 7 Pitchers to Trade for Right Now

    You shouldn't be trading right now. I've written for years, from the opening pitch until the third Sunday of the season, there should be no trading...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 3 years ago 3,069 reads 1 comments

  24. New York Yankees: Derek Jeter's 3,000 Hits and Top 7 Milestones in Team History

    At the end of the this season, Derek Jeter will be the first Yankee with 3,000 hits. And it's possible Mariano Rivera will be the all-time saves leader...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 3 years ago 1,227 reads 16 comments

  25. MLB Preview: Alex Rodriguez and 7 Veterans Who Will Go Back in Time in 2011

    When baseball fans hear the names of certain players, they may not think of their most recent accomplishments. When you hear Alfonso Soriano, you don't think .240 and 24 home runs...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 3 years ago 877 reads 10 comments