1. Selecting the 2014 All-September Call-Up Team, Position by Position

    With Major League Baseball rosters everywhere expanding now that September is here, it's easy to get lost in all the extra names that are on jerseys and in box scores each night...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 14,516 reads 5 comments

  2. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 23

    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 4 months ago 11,286 reads 3 comments

  3. Adam Dunn Trade Reveals Oakland Athletics' Desperation to Spark Fading Offense

    The Oakland Athletics had to do something . With the team continuing to struggle badly of late, having lost the first three contests of a four-game series against the Los Angeles ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 25,905 reads 56 comments

  4. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 22

    The 2014 season has seen a number of notable prospects receive call-ups to the major leagues. With the final month and the corresponding roster expansion approaching, there will be more to come—and soon...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 5,063 reads 0 comments

  5. Why Hasn't 2nd Wild Card Made MLB Waiver-Trade Window More Active?

    Trading in Major League Baseball doesn't end until Aug. 31, but it sure feels like just about all the wheeling and dealing wrapped up back on July 31, doesn't it? In part, that's ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 9,251 reads 7 comments

  6. Fantasy Baseball Cut List: Top 5 Star Drops to Make for Week 22

    For every fantasy owner, there comes a point in the season when a should-be stud just isn't cutting it—so it's time to cut him. That's what this is all about: Letting you know it's OK to let go...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 13,363 reads 10 comments

  7. How the Final Month's Schedule Will Shake Up the MLB Playoff Races

    Because the Major League Baseball season is 162 games long, the impact of the upcoming schedule often gets overlooked, if not entirely ignored...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 19,222 reads 25 comments

  8. Just How Good Can Cubs' Cuban Outfield Phenom Jorge Soler Be?

    Amid yet another losing season, a streak that soon will run to five straight, the Chicago Cubs unveiled yet another new toy Wednesday night: top prospect Jorge Soler...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 23,857 reads 39 comments

  9. Giancarlo Stanton Quickly Chasing Down Mike Trout as MLB's Best Player

    Conventional creed these past few years more or less requires everyone in and around Major League Baseball, from players to coaches to executives to media to fans, simply to accept that Mike Trout is the best player on the planet...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 27,882 reads 151 comments

  10. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 22

    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 4 months ago 11,007 reads 3 comments

  11. Under-the-Radar MLB Players Who Will Key Their Club's Run to October

    Superstars get all the love, but they can't do it alone, especially in Major League Baseball. The season is too long and the rosters too deep for one player to carry a club all the way across the finish line...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 27,192 reads 24 comments

  12. Meet Rusney Castillo, the Boston Red Sox's New $72.5 Million Cuban Star

    The Boston Red Sox landed outfielder Rusney Castillo on Friday with a record-setting contract for an international player from Cuba...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 48,573 reads 79 comments

  13. What Has Caused MLB Teams' Swift Fall to Mediocrity in 2014?

    When it comes to elite, powerhouse teams, there suddenly seems to be a void in Major League Baseball this season. At least, that's what the numbers indicate. Only one team, the 76-50 (...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 31,920 reads 40 comments

  14. Scorching Nationals Finally Reach NL-Best Potential in 10-Game Win Streak

    In the immediate aftermath of Thursday evening's team-record-tying 10th straight victory , it's apparent that the Washington Nationals are finally living up to their potential ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 9,897 reads 93 comments

  15. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 21

    The 2014 season has seen a number of notable prospects receive call-ups to the major leagues. Even with the final month approaching, there will be more to come—and soon. September brings with it expansion to 40-man rosters...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 13,334 reads 6 comments

  16. Johnny Cueto Faces Significant Hurdles in Snagging Deserved MLB Ace Megadeal

    In the middle of a Cy Young-worthy season, Cincinnati Reds ace Johnny Cueto is having a career year. In related news, Johnny Cueto has some pretty poor timing...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 9,234 reads 10 comments

  17. Justin Upton Carrying Braves' Inconsistent Offense Back into Playoff Contention

    Behind Justin Upton 's five-RBI effort , the Atlanta Braves won their fifth consecutive game Tuesday night, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 5,429 reads 13 comments

  18. Is MLB's Most Shocking Division Leader a Truly Sustainable Contender?

    The Milwaukee Brewers might be the most surprising team overall this season after getting off to a fast start and possessing at least a share of the NL Central lead for all but three days...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 5,084 reads 3 comments

  19. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 21

    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 4 months ago 14,559 reads 12 comments

  20. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Updating Top 150 Big Board with 1 Month to Go

    With the 2014 baseball season nearing the end, the fantasy version of the sport still needs all kinds of 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 4 months ago 2,822 reads 2 comments

  21. Cardinals Must Address Offensive Woes to Morph from Pretender to Contender

    Because they inhabit a playoff position at the moment, the St. Louis Cardinals are postseason contenders. But for most of 2014, the club hasn't played up to preseason hopes and expectations that included visions of a second straight World Series run..

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 4,706 reads 7 comments

  22. Max Scherzer's 14-K Outing Shows How Irreplaceable He Is to Tigers

    On Thursday afternoon, Max Scherzer came to the Detroit Tigers ' rescue. In arguably his best start of what has been yet another fantastic season, Scherzer fired eight scoreless ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 4,122 reads 21 comments

  23. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 20

    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 4 months ago 18,233 reads 4 comments

  24. Full MLB Award Predictions at the 3-Quarter Mark of the 2014 Season

    The 2014 Major League Baseball season has reached the final turn. As the 30 clubs make their way down the stretch toward the end of the line, individual players are wrapping up impressive campaigns that soon enough could result in an after-season award..

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 44,591 reads 163 comments

  25. Why We Still Haven't Seen the Best of Giancarlo Stanton's Huge Talent

    Giancarlo Stanton has spent all of the 2014 Major League Baseball season showing us how great he is. He spent all of Monday's game showing us how great he can still be...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 5,511 reads 12 comments