1. David Price Shows Tigers His True Ace Value in Gutsy Debut vs. Yankees

    In making his Detroit Tigers debut official, David Price did his thing on Tuesday night. While he didn't pick up a win in his first start with his new club after being the key get ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 18,596 reads 48 comments

  2. Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper Must Match the Hype in 2014 Pennant Race

    It seems silly to claim that the Washington Nationals , despite being 60-49 and in first place in the NL East, have been a bit disappointing for a second straight season...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 2,394 reads 8 comments

  3. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 19

    A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions, just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out of the oven...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 17,776 reads 21 comments

  4. Red Sox Do Exactly What They Needed to Do to Rebuild Last-Place Team

    As the clock counted down to Major League Baseball's trade deadline at 4 p.m. ET on Thursday, no team was busier than the Boston Red Sox , no general manager more active than Ben Cherington ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 45,182 reads 56 comments

  5. Red Sox Pull off Surprising Coup in Jon Lester for Yoenis Cespedes Blockbuster

    The inevitable happened Thursday morning, as the Boston Red Sox traded left-hander Jon Lester , a free-agent-to-be who was expected to test the open market after the two sides failed for months to reach an agreement in contract-extension talks...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 28,884 reads 48 comments

  6. Orioles' Strong 2nd-Half Run Shows They're Not to Be Overlooked in the AL

    Maybe the rest of the American League East should be thankful that the Baltimore Orioles haven't traded for Jon Lester (yet?)...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 8,070 reads 11 comments

  7. Full Preview, Predictions for the 2014 MLB Trade Deadline

    With Major League Baseball's trade deadline merely hours away, the countdown has begun. Teams have until 4 p.m. ET on July 31—also known as Thursday!—to make moves...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 101,388 reads 87 comments

  8. Contenders with the Assets to Close a Deal on Red Sox's Impact Arm Jon Lester

    It's quite possible that Jon Lester already has thrown his last pitch as a member of the Boston Red Sox. At least for now...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 37,362 reads 37 comments

  9. Will Newfound MLB Parity Embolden GMs to Make Big Trade Deadline Splashes?

    Major League Baseball is rife with parity right now, and that's both a good and bad thing. On one hand, a lot more teams and fanbases have legitimate hopes and dreams of reaching October...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 8,125 reads 2 comments

  10. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 18

    A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions, just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out of the oven...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 15,865 reads 7 comments

  11. 6 Biggest Takeaways from This Week's MLB Action

    The final weekend before the trade deadline is upon us, so all the rumors and speculation are dominating the discussion points across Major League Baseball at the moment...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 7,055 reads 12 comments

  12. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Week 17's Buy-Low, Sell-High Trade Advice

    What good is talent to a fantasy owner who lacks timing? Fantasy baseball — just like the real thing — is a game of skill, luck and timing. That last trait, in particular, comes in handy with regard to getting value in the trading game...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 11,385 reads 9 comments

  13. MLB Trade Rumors: Odds of Biggest Superstars on the Block Being Dealt

    Think about this for a moment: By this time next week, Major League Baseball's trade deadline will have passed. Yes, July 31 is Thursday, which means any buyer or seller better act fast...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 65,170 reads 81 comments

  14. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 17

    The 2014 season has seen a number of notable prospects receive call-ups to the major leagues. Undoubtedly, there are more to come — and soon...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 16,934 reads 6 comments

  15. Why the Tigers Needed to Go All-in on 2014 with Joakim Soria Trade

    The Detroit Tigers completed a trade Wednesday night that, for many reasons, can be categorized simultaneously as logical and silly, vital and overkill, possibly prescient and potentially regrettable...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 months ago 29,411 reads 53 comments

  16. MLB Trade Rumors: Fact or Fiction on All the Wildest Rumors out on the Web

    With the trade deadline rapidly approaching, it's time to highlight and examine the rumors and the speculation that have been surrounding players who are on the block and could be on the move in the coming days...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 months ago 107,404 reads 119 comments

  17. Brewers' Jonathan Lucroy Proving to Be Heart of Surprising NL Central Leaders

    On Tuesday night, Jonathan Lucroy showed why he's become the heart of the Milwaukee Brewers . Even on a team that has been the biggest surprise in Major League Baseball so ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 months ago 32,966 reads 5 comments

  18. MLB Teams with Prospects to Lure Rockies into Troy Tulowitzki Blockbuster

    Imagine what would happen if the Colorado Rockies were to put Troy Tulowitzki up for sale. The chance to trade for the best shortstop and one of the very best players in all of ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 months ago 64,508 reads 147 comments

  19. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top-10 Pickups for Week 17

    A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions, just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out of the oven...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 months ago 18,298 reads 13 comments

  20. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Updating Top 150 Big Board Post-All-Star Break

    With the 2014 baseball season entering the second half, the fantasy version of the sport still needs all kinds of attention. Like, every-week attention—lest we fickle fantasy team owners get frustrated and cranky, and that just isn't good for anyone...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 months ago 9,293 reads 19 comments

  21. Second-Half Guides for Disappointing MLB Teams to Get Back into Race

    The second half of Major League Baseball's season is just getting underway. For a batch of teams who either went to the playoffs last year or had such aspirations this October, that's good news...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 months ago 18,560 reads 35 comments

  22. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Week 16's Buy-Low, Sell-High Trade Advice

    What good is talent to a fantasy owner who lacks timing? Fantasy baseball — just like the real thing — is a game of skill, luck and timing. That last trait, in particular, comes in handy with regard to getting value in the trading game...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 months ago 9,993 reads 3 comments

  23. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 16

    The 2014 season has seen a number of notable prospects receive call-ups to the major leagues. Undoubtedly, there are more to come — and soon. Highly regarded youngsters like George Springer, C...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 months ago 15,832 reads 2 comments

  24. Cal Ripken Jr. Talks Wainwright-Jeter Drama, His Own Similar All-Star Sendoff

    If anyone can relate to Derek Jeter right about now, it's Cal Ripken Jr. Ripken, like Jeter, was a shortstop who spent all of his brilliant 20-plus-year career with one team and is considered an ambassador for Major League Baseball...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 months ago 35,303 reads 13 comments

  25. MLB Trade Targets Stock Watch: Which Available Players Are Rising and Falling

    With just about two weeks until Major League Baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, how a player is performing can make a big difference not only in whether he winds up getting swapped but also what the return for his services is...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 months ago 49,356 reads 15 comments