1. Giants' Scoreless Sweep of Dodgers Catapults World Champs Back Up NL West Ladder

    Do not adjust your calendars. It is 2015, and the San Francisco Giants are the hottest team in baseball outside of the nation’s capital...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 hours ago 7,583 reads 53 comments

  2. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 7

    The 2015 season is not even two months old, but already a number of notable prospects have received call-ups to the major leagues. Undoubtedly, there are more to come—and soon...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 19 hours ago 10,892 reads 11 comments

  3. Hyun-Jin Ryu's Surgery Makes Acquiring a Front-Line Arm Inevitable for Dodgers

    The Los Angeles Dodgers took another big hit to their rotation Wednesday with the news that lefty Hyun-Jin Ryu , who has been out all season with a lingering shoulder injury, is ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 day ago 17,623 reads 93 comments

  4. 5 Hot MLB Prospects Turning Themselves into Coveted Trade Bait

    It's late May, which means that although the first quarter of the season is complete, the July 31 trade deadline is still a good two full months away...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 days ago 20,780 reads 55 comments

  5. Astros Sparkplug Jose Altuve Rising as Dark-Horse AL MVP Threat

    Wouldn't it be something if the shortest player in the majors who happens to be on the team with the longest active streak of losing seasons actually wound up winning Most Valuable Player this year? It sounds crazy, but it's not...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 days ago 7,891 reads 25 comments

  6. Assembling the Perfect Cubs-Mets Blockbuster Trade Package

    Concocting trades is fun, but it isn't easy, even from the outside looking in. There are any number of challenging factors that need to be weighed—from talent and finances to ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 days ago 139,878 reads 622 comments

  7. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for MLB Week 7

    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 days ago 19,004 reads 2 comments

  8. Ranking Baseball's Most Dangerous 2-3-4 Trios in 2015

    Conventional wisdom might say that the heart of the order comprises the 3-4-5 spots in a lineup. Pssshhh. Recent statistical evidence has shown that teams are better off batting ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 days ago 26,806 reads 78 comments

  9. Adrian Beltre's Leap into 400 HR Club Caps Legitimate Hall of Fame Resume

    By launching the 400th home run of his impressive career Friday, Adrian Beltre furthered, if not solidified, his understated but already strong Hall of Fame credentials...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 days ago 10,040 reads 52 comments

  10. Fantasy Baseball 2015: Week 6's Buy-Low, Sell-High Trade Advice

    What good is a fantasy owner who lacks a sense of 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 regard to getting value in the trading game...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 days ago 13,876 reads 11 comments

  11. The 2015 All-MLB Rookie Team at the Quarter Mark

    Plenty of much-hyped rookies have debuted and/or excelled so far this season, from Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs to Blake Swihart of the Boston Red Sox to Noah Syndergaard of the New York Mets...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 days ago 26,697 reads 43 comments

  12. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 6

    The 2015 season is only a month old, but already a number of notable prospects have received call-ups to the major leagues. Undoubtedly, there are more to come—and soon...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 8 days ago 14,660 reads 2 comments

  13. Jeurys Familia's Dominance Is MVP of Mets' Breakout Success

    Much has been made about the New York Mets ' excellent starting pitching so far—and rightly so—from rejuvenated ace Matt Harvey, to superb sophomore Jacob deGrom , ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 8 days ago 3,699 reads 5 comments

  14. Can Padres Maintain Lethal Offensive Attack in Pitcher-Friendly Park?

    The 2015 San Diego Padres actually have an offense, which is a lot different than the 2014 Padres, whose lineup was just plain offensive...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 9 days ago 5,487 reads 7 comments

  15. Troy Tulowitzki Trade Must Be Reached Before Situation Deteriorates

    Things are coming to a head for the Colorado Rockies , and not just because they play a mile high. Troy Tulowitzki , the longtime face of the franchise, could be on the verge of ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 9 days ago 43,122 reads 128 comments

  16. What's Wrong with Perennial MVP Candidate Andrew McCutchen?

    Few players in baseball have been more consistently MVP-worthy over the past handful of seasons than Andrew McCutchen ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 10 days ago 21,891 reads 28 comments

  17. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for MLB Week 6

    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 11 days ago 20,913 reads 12 comments

  18. 5 Most Exciting MLB Prospects Who Will Follow Bryant, Russell, Rodon

    It was a good weekend for a banner trio of top-tier baseball prospects, as Kris Bryant knocked his first home run, Chicago Cubs teammate Addison Russell pushed his hitting streak to ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 12 days ago 41,670 reads 72 comments

  19. 5 Biggest Takeaways from Week 5's MLB Action

    Each week of baseball's regular season brings any number of fascinating news, noteworthy developments and/or curious behavior...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 13 days ago 14,753 reads 24 comments

  20. MLB Prospects Who Are Taking Biggest Steps Forward, Backward This Year

    Because the baseball season is so long, it's often unwise to put too much stock in early-season performances before teams and players have a chance to find themselves...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 14 days ago 34,275 reads 34 comments

  21. Fantasy Baseball 2015: Week 5's Buy-Low, Sell-High Trade Advice

    What good is a fantasy owner who lacks a sense of 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 regard to getting value in the trading game...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 14 days ago 13,832 reads 11 comments

  22. Mike Moustakas Using Big Postseason as Springboard to MLB Stardom

    It took a lot longer than expected, and it didn't come without heaps of criticism and loads of doubt, but it appears as if Mike Moustakas finally has figured out this Major League Baseball thing...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 15 days ago 6,800 reads 12 comments

  23. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 5

    The 2015 season is only a month old, but already a number of notable prospects have received call-ups to the major leagues. Undoubtedly, there are more to come—and soon...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 15 days ago 45,768 reads 28 comments

  24. 5 Impact MLB Trade Ideas That Actually Could Happen

    Major League Baseball's 2015 season is barely a month in, but it's never too early to start talking—or at least thinking—about trades...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 16 days ago 97,639 reads 132 comments

  25. Uber-Prospect Carlos Correa Looks Ready to Fill Astros' Shortstop Hole in MLB

    The Carlos Correa countdown is on. The Houston Astros —check that, the AL West-leading Houston Astros, who sport the best record in the American League at 18-8 entering ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 17 days ago 20,402 reads 16 comments