1. Derek Jeter and 7 Stars Changing Their Games to Stay Relevant

    There comes a time in every athlete's life when he must adapt or retire. Some players stubbornly fight on, maintaining the same style and insisting it still works. We feel sorry for them (I'm looking at you, Mr...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 648 reads 5 comments

  2. MLB Spring Training: Each Team's Savior in the Farm System

    Every team has someone they look at and envision lifting The Commissioner's Trophy. Stop it! There is not a single player in the minor leagues today who will "lead your team to a title" immediately...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 3,582 reads 27 comments

  3. 7 Phillies Pitchers and Realistic Expectations

    Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels, Roy Oswalt... What is and what isn't with the best 1-2-3-4 of the decade? They're not going to win 80 games. They're not going to have the top three Cy Young vote getters...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 1,723 reads 13 comments

  4. MLB Cheaters: Barry Bonds' Home Run Record and MLB's 7 Most Fraudulent Seasons

    We now know that cheating was a part of baseball for the last two decades. There are legitimate reasons to believe between 50 percent and 80 percent of players were using some form of performance enhancing drugs...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 3,692 reads 114 comments

  5. Los Angeles Dodgers: 7 Ways to Steal the NL West From the Giants

    First of all, the Dodgers finished fourth in the NL West last season, so let's not kid ourselves...this isn't about Dodgers versus Giants. But what can the Dodgers do to win the division? On paper, the team is good...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 2,111 reads 2 comments

  6. 2011 Boston Red Sox: Five Necessary Changes to Their Starting Lineup

    Terry Francona has been given a Ferrari and is expected to drive it into the winner's circle. But to maximize the potential, he will need to take good care of it throughout the rigors of a 162-game schedule...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 3,581 reads 59 comments

  7. 2011 MLB Comeback Kids: Five 2010 Disappointments to Watch This Year

    The 2010 season was not what it was supposed to be for many major league baseballers. Remember the preseason hype? Kyle Blanks was supposed to hit 30 HR, even is spacious PetCo. Jonathan Broxton was supposed to save 50 with an ERA under one...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 1,003 reads 14 comments

  8. Scott Boras and the 25 Most Controversial Figures in MLB

    Test. If you don't recognize it, that's Shoeless Joe Jackson in the picture. He is among the most controversial ballplayers in history and might have been among the most talented, but the world will never know...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 4,794 reads 27 comments

  9. 2011 MLB Standings Preview: The Usual Suspects Rise to the Top

    Pretty simple. If I was betting on the season's final standings, this is where my chips would fall. I'm going to pass on predicting all the playoff stuff, but stick to the regular season, with my award favorites as well...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 1,591 reads 18 comments

  10. MLB 2011 Preview: The Tampa Bay Rays and 5 Teams Getting Too Much Love

    When early predictions start coming out, and people express their inevitable outrage over certain winners and losers, some teams seem to get loads of support, and it's difficult to understand why...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 1,585 reads 62 comments

  11. 2011 Fantasy Baseball: CarGo for Stubbs and Other Star Numbers for Cheap Prices

    When you spend a draft pick or auction money on a player, you are paying for their stats, not their name. So let's look at a few stat lines that can be had at discount...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 452 reads 7 comments

  12. 2011 Fantasy Baseball: 15 Players I Like More Than Most and Why

    As mock drafting continues, there are certain players falling down the draft boards that need to be noticed and grabbed by savvy owners. There's no excuse for some of these players being casually passed up...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 798 reads 2 comments

  13. 2011 MLB Preview: Identifying 10 World Series Dark Horses

    The New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Texas Rangers (by virtue of being the defending AL champs) Philadelphia Phillies, and San Francisco Giants (by virtue of being ...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 2,402 reads 32 comments

  14. MLB Trade Rumors: 10 Reasons the Rangers Will Keep Michael Young in Town

    Michael Young has told Texas he wants out. He told the press he wants out. One would think he has earned the right to leave with dignity after Texas told him they wouldn't try to ...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 1,343 reads 2 comments

  15. 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers: Most Underrated Rotation in Baseball

    Let the record show, I am not a Dodgesr fan. In fact, I wouldn't hesitate to say I don't see any of the NL West teams being relevant in the playoffs...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 2,491 reads 31 comments

  16. 2011 MLB Predictions: How the Playoffs Go Down

    It is preposterous to think we know what is going to happen as the season progresses. There will be injuries. There will be trades. There will be unexpected distractions that impede a team's progress...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 3,164 reads 67 comments

  17. 2011 Fantasy Baseball: Fact or Fiction

    Ever feel like you're being lied to? In my first couple weeks of mock drafts, I’ve noticed some trends developing and some widely accepted beliefs that don’t entirely hold true...

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  18. MLB Preview 2011: What Each AL Team Is Looking To Find Out This Spring

    Every MLB team is coming to spring training with questions. No one knows exactly what their team will do. After all, the Phillies and Pirates are tied for the division lead on Opening Day...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 1,196 reads 25 comments

  19. 2011 Fantasy Baseball: 5 Rules for Auction Rookies

    There isn't much content online about auction drafts. I think that's mostly because its more challenging and therefore less popular. You can auto-draft (a.k.a. skip the draft) and end up with a very good team...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 665 reads 1 comments

  20. 2011 Fantasy Baseball: Andrew McCutchen, Jay Bruce and the All-Breakout Team

    In 2010, Joey Votto erupted for .324 AVG, 37 HR, 113 RBI, 106 runs and 1.024 OPS on his way to the National League MVP...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 718 reads 3 comments

  21. MLB Trade Rumors: 10 Reasons the Angels Could Send Ervin Santana To the Yankees

    Ervin Santana has been good but not great. He was 17-10 last season, with a 3.92 ERA, 1.320 WHIP and he chewed up 222.2 innings. At 28 years old, he isn't likely to improve very much, but he could hold those numbers for some years...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 3,118 reads 18 comments

  22. MLB Power Rankings: Baltimore Orioles Add Vladimir Guerrero,Now Third in AL East

    The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a one year, $8 million deal with Vladimir Guerrero. Add him to fellow 2011 offseason acquisitions Derrek Lee, Mark Reynolds, Justin Duchscherer and JJ Hardy and suddenly, this team looks like it can compete right now..

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 945 reads 1 comments

  23. Andy Pettitte Retires: 10 Pitchers New York Yankees Will Look To Acquire

    Andy Pettite says he has thrown his last professional pitch. The first of the Yankees famed "Fab Four" has called it quits after 16 seasons, 13 spent in the Bronx. He retires with 240 wins, a 3...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 12,766 reads 55 comments

  24. MLB Trade Rumors: 5 Reasons Jose Reyes Could Be On the Move Before July

    The New York Mets of 2011 could be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline. They probably won’t have their ace, Johan Santana until the All-Star Break, so the question becomes ...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 1,616 reads 18 comments

  25. MLB Power Rankings: The Top 50 Fantasy Baseball Players to Draft for 2011

    You know Albert Pujols should be drafted. You know Evan Longoria, Hanley Ramirez and Ryan Braun should be drafted. These rankings were produced by considering who can be had at an appropriate price relative to their projected stats, or at a discount...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about almost 4 years ago 780 reads 0 comments