1. Fresh MLB Offseason Winners and Losers 1 Month from Spring Training

    A handful of Major League Baseball teams are scheduled to have pitchers and catchers report Feb. 18 , which means only one thing: We're barely a month out from the official start of spring training...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 34,177 reads 16 comments

  2. Top MLB Prospects Who Could Still Be on the Move in Winter Trades

    Now that it's mid-January and spring training is just about a month away, the hot stove has started to settle down, at least a little...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 18,456 reads 25 comments

  3. How the Los Angeles Dodgers Have Left Themselves Exposed Entering 2015

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have won 92 and 94 games the past two seasons, as well as the National League West both times, and are once again considered by many (if not most) to be the favorites in that division in 2015...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 14,461 reads 38 comments

  4. Each MLB Team's Untouchable Top Prospect

    Unless you haven't been paying attention, it's prospect season for Major League Baseball here at Bleacher Report, where we have ranked all 30 farm systems and are working on rolling out the 10 best prospects for each individual club, too...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 187,612 reads 80 comments

  5. 2015 Fantasy Baseball Preview: Early Top 10 Draft Rankings at Each Position

    Major League Baseball is smack in the middle of its offseason, but it's already about time to start gearing up for the 2015 fantasy baseball season, which will be here sooner than you think...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 11,307 reads 27 comments

  6. 20 Young Players on the Verge of Becoming MLB Superstars

    Baseball fans, welcome to the second annual search for Major League Baseball's next superstars. This tricky, treacherous venture—which began a year ago at this time —isn't about highlighting youngsters who might be above-average players...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 77,393 reads 223 comments

  7. Bleacher Report's Updated Farm System Rankings Entering 2015

    Major League Baseball's offseason has been hectic so far, in case you haven't noticed. And with six weeks to go before pitchers and catchers report , there's still more action to come...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 132,218 reads 154 comments

  8. Is MLB's Next Crop of Elite Young Power Hitters About to Arrive?

    If you’re a fan of young power pitching, then you’ve had your fill—and then some—over the past few seasons of Major League Baseball, during which time aces ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 31,162 reads 27 comments

  9. Ranking the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame Class's Biggest Snubs

    The voting results for Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame are in and so are four new members—Randy Johnson (97.3 percent), Pedro Martinez (91.1), John Smoltz (82.9) and Craig Biggio (82...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 117,019 reads 263 comments

  10. Updating the Hottest Questions of the 2014-2015 MLB Offseason, Week 9

    With 2014 now over and 2015 just beginning, Major League Baseball is two full months into what has been an incredibly active offseason...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 38,968 reads 14 comments

  11. Key Factors That Will Determine Max Scherzer's Free-Agent Destination

    While James Shields is a very good starter who can handle pitching at the top of a rotation, he's not quite the prize that fellow free-agent right-hander Max Scherzer is...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 48,325 reads 75 comments

  12. Early 2015 MLB Playoff Team Projections If the Offseason Ended Today

    Major League Baseball has had a ridiculously rambunctious offseason so far, what with tons of trades and scores of signings. Now that the book is closing on 2014, it's time to take stock on where teams stand with 2015 upon us...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 47,071 reads 76 comments

  13. Yoan Moncada Is Now the Clear No. 1 Bat on the Free-Agent Market

    If you happen to have sneaked a peek at the position players still available in free agency lately, you probably noticed something right away—there's not much left out there worth getting excited about...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 27,565 reads 57 comments

  14. What Is James Shields Truly Worth in Today's MLB Pitching Market?

    With the calendar ready to flip to 2015, two big-name, big-money free agents remain on the market in Max Scherzer and James Shields , both of whom are proven, highly regarded right-handed starting pitchers looking to score massive contracts...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 34,281 reads 73 comments

  15. Can Alex Rodriguez Still Be Impact Bat with DH-Only Duties, Year of Rest?

    There's fewer than 60 days until pitchers and catchers report, which means there's less than two months until the Alex Rodriguez circus begins again for the New York Yankees ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 28,510 reads 62 comments

  16. Yankees Need Yoan Moncada Signing to Continue to Build New Future

    The New York Yankees need Yoan Moncada , the next Cuban sensation readying to make his way to Major League Baseball. And they need him for oh-so-many reasons...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 55,864 reads 83 comments

  17. Win-Win Prospect Packages for Top MLB Trade Targets on the Market

    In case you haven't noticed, Major League Baseball's offseason has been going crazy with activity. While most of the big-name free agents have already signed, there also have been dozens of trades involving scores of players...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 100,750 reads 184 comments

  18. Will Padres' Upton-Kemp-Myers Push to Win Now Pay off Big or Backfire?

    If it wasn't obvious before, it certainly is now: The San Diego Padres are going for it in 2015. Like, really going for it, so much so that they have acquired an entirely new ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 80,705 reads 140 comments

  19. Updating the Hottest Questions of the 2014-2015 MLB Offseason, Week 7

    Major League Baseball is a month-and-a-half into the offseason and already oh-so-many moves have been made...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 13,242 reads 7 comments

  20. Billy Beane Continues to Sell High on A's 2014 All-Stars with Derek Norris Deal

    And so the Oakland Athletics tear-down continues. General manager Billy Beane made yet another trade Thursday evening, sending All-Star catcher Derek Norris to California neighbors, ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 16,160 reads 51 comments

  21. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Remaining MLB Hitting Market

    The big takeaway from Major League Baseball's offseason so far is that teams are seeking out offense, yearning to acquire hitters in any way possible, whether via free agency or trade...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 7,977 reads 6 comments

  22. Are the Yankees Headed for a 3rd Straight Year Without a Playoff Appearance?

    For almost two decades, the New York Yankees making the playoffs was more or less a given. That's a reputation and an expectation that materializes when, from 1995 through 2012, a team falls short only one time (in 2008)...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 27,407 reads 104 comments

  23. Cubs' Hype-Filled Roster Still at Least a Year Away from MLB Success

    It's possible, likely even, that in the long and storied history of Major League Baseball, there has never been a team coming off five consecutive losing seasons with more hype surrounding it than the Chicago Cubs have right now...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 8 months ago 19,805 reads 72 comments

  24. How This MLB Offseason Will Impact the 2015-2016 Free-Agent Class

    Major League Baseball's 2014-15 offseason is only a month-and-a-half over, and big-name free-agent right-handers Max Scherzer and James Shields still remain unsigned...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 8 months ago 10,912 reads 6 comments

  25. Melky Cabrera Signing Makes White Sox MLB Offseason's Most Improved

    After a pair of losing seasons, the Chicago White Sox have been very busy this offseason, and they look like the team that has done the most to get better in 2015. At least so far...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 8 months ago 32,549 reads 128 comments