1. Why MLB Should Take Action Before Player-Fan Tension Boils Over

    For all the talk about the concerns over instant replay so far and the controversy surrounding the recent brawl between the Milwaukee Brewers and Pittsburgh Pirates over the weekend, ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 131 reads 0 comments

  2. Masahiro Tanaka Is Only Getting Better Against Red Sox, Tough AL East

    As Masahiro Tanaka makes his way through his first Major League Baseball season, every time out is a test for the New York Yankees ' Japanese phenom ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 13,454 reads 38 comments

  3. MLB Closers Have Become Baseball's Version of the NFL Running Back

    Ah, the glory days of the 1990s and early 2000s, when specialized star players at their position would dominate for several seasons at a time and land long-term, big-money contracts ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 1,955 reads 0 comments

  4. It's Time for MLB to Finally Crack Down on Bench-Clearing Brawls

    A little flair can be good for Major League Baseball. Bench-clearing brawls? Not so much. In light of Sunday's dugout-emptying fray early in the Milwaukee Brewers-Pittsburgh Pirates ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 9,499 reads 104 comments

  5. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 4

    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 27,695 reads 41 comments

  6. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Updating the Top 150 Big Board, Week 3

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

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 11,164 reads 41 comments

  7. Early Fantasy Baseball Keeper League Prospects 'Watch List'

    In the wake of Wednesday's promotion and debut of outfielder George Springer, one of the top prospects in a loaded Houston Astros system—not to mention, all of Major League ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 13,684 reads 11 comments

  8. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Week 3'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 in regards to getting value in the trading game...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 18,591 reads 57 comments

  9. Why Stephen Strasburg Is Being Passed Up by MLB's Other Young Aces

    Remember when Stephen Strasburg was The Next Big Thing in Pitching? The way the Washington Nationals right-hander is throwing these days, it's getting harder and harder to recall such a time, even though it wasn't all that long ago...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 23,715 reads 52 comments

  10. The Cardinals Are Rediscovering What Made Them the Class of the NL Central

    Fueled by a batch of struggling stars Tuesday night, the St. Louis Cardinals cooled off the red-hot Milwaukee Brewers on the road for a second straight game, proving that they're ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 4,163 reads 28 comments

  11. Mid-April Awards for the Early 2014 MLB Season

    Is two weeks too soon to start up the awards conversation for the 2014 Major League Baseball season ? Undoubtedly. But it's never too early to at least start the discussion about which players are off to fantastic starts...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 12,191 reads 36 comments

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

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

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 25,533 reads 36 comments

  13. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Updating the Top 150 Big Board, Week 2

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

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 14,416 reads 85 comments

  14. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Week 2'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 in regards to getting value in the trading game...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 22,125 reads 52 comments

  15. Fantasy Baseball: 7 Red-Hot MLB Starts That Are Nothing but a Mirage

    Seasoned fantasy baseball owners know that things aren't always as they appear, especially early on in any given season. Player performances can be skewed by one or two games over a small sample size...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 17,451 reads 36 comments

  16. Masahiro Tanaka May Already Be Yankees' New Ace in 2014

    Judging any baseball player off of merely two games isn't exactly recommended, especially when those two games also happen to be said player's first ever in Major League Baseball...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 24,338 reads 78 comments

  17. Jose Abreu Showing He's Ready to Become White Sox's Next Big Thing

    The Chicago White Sox will be spending the 2014 season saying goodbye to one of the best hitters in the franchise's storied history, while simultaneously saying hello to perhaps the next great slugger on the South Side...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 8,290 reads 10 comments

  18. Playing Fact or Fiction with Josh Hamilton's White-Hot Start

    This is the Josh Hamilton the Los Angeles Angels thought they were getting. Alas, after paying the f ive -time All-Star $125 million over five years in December 2012, the ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 1,907 reads 4 comments

  19. Will MLB Ever See Another 700-Home Run Career in PED-Testing Era?

    This season brings the 40-year anniversary of the legendary Hank Aaron breaking fellow Hall of Famer Babe Ruth's all-time home run record. In fact, April 8, 1974 —40 years ago today—is the exact date on which Aaron hit No...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 64,809 reads 237 comments

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

    The new baseball season brings with it the inaugural batch of waiver-wire adds for 2014, served up just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out the oven...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 31,296 reads 40 comments

  21. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Updating the Top 150 Big Board, Week 1

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

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 7,047 reads 9 comments

  22. How Masahiro Tanaka's Debut Compares to Past Hyped International Signings

    Considering how it began, the first major league start by Masahiro Tanaka went about as well as that of any other big-name international signing in recent memory...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 14,286 reads 14 comments

  23. Full Preview and Predictions for Masahiro Tanaka's MLB Debut

    For the New York Yankees , the time has come to find out what they'll be getting for their $175 million investment in Japanese phenom Masahiro Tanaka , who is set to make ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 6,220 reads 22 comments

  24. Giants-Diamondbacks Replay Gaffe Shows System Still Has Ways to Go

    We're only two days into the regular season, and already Major League Baseball's new expanded instant replay rules have come under review...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 3,126 reads 20 comments

  25. Why Yankees Should Be Worried About CC Sabathia After First Start of 2014 Season

    After watching him struggle through his first start of the 2014 regular season against the lowly Houston Astros on Tuesday night, CC Sabathia apologists will say it's only one game...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 14,869 reads 57 comments