1. 10 Biggest Takeaways from May's MLB Action

    It may be hard to believe, but the second month of the 2015 Major League Baseball season is over already. A lot happened in May that changed the landscape not only from April but also going forward into June and beyond...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 15,658 reads 29 comments

  2. Fantasy Baseball 2015: Week 8'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 1 month ago 12,394 reads 3 comments

  3. Andrew McCutchen's Blistering Turnaround Has Pirates Rolling Back to Contention

    The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Diego Padres 11-5 on Thursday to win their seventh in a row, the longest streak in Major League Baseball at the moment and one that formerly slumping superstar Andrew McCutchen has been behind...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 9,919 reads 18 comments

  4. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 8

    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 1 month ago 31,846 reads 6 comments

  5. 2015 MLB All-Star Game Voting Initial Update, Biggest Takeaways

    The initial voting results for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game have been released, and while the game is still roughly a month-and-a-half away, we already have an idea of what the starting rosters could look like on July 14...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 57,395 reads 189 comments

  6. Red Sox's Pitching Problems Overshadowing Unexpectedly Weak Offense

    For all the talk of how bad the Boston Red Sox pitching, especially the rotation, has been, there's another element of the team that has also struggled mightily—and rather unexpectedly—through the first quarter of the season...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 3,240 reads 12 comments

  7. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for MLB Week 8

    A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out of the oven. Some players mentioned last week —including Brandon Belt, Maikel Franco, James Paxton, Jake McGee, A...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 13,846 reads 4 comments

  8. It's Time for MLB, Players Union to Soften Foreign-Substance Rules

    Baseball has found itself in something of a sticky situation yet again, one that has cropped up enough recently to raise the question about whether the sport needs to address the problem going forward, perhaps by changing or even softening the rules...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 19,326 reads 33 comments

  9. 10 Biggest Takeaways from the 1st Quarter of 2015 MLB Action

    The 2015 season is already at the quarter mark, and nothing has transpired the way we predicted. But enough action has taken place that it's fair to read into some early goings-on ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 43,787 reads 120 comments

  10. Fantasy Baseball 2015: Week 7'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 1 month ago 12,211 reads 23 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 18,459 reads 119 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 33,905 reads 15 comments

  13. 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 month ago 20,990 reads 95 comments

  14. 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 1 month ago 36,289 reads 80 comments

  15. 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 1 month ago 9,268 reads 29 comments

  16. 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 1 month ago 153,784 reads 639 comments

  17. 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 1 month ago 20,138 reads 2 comments

  18. 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 1 month ago 26,875 reads 78 comments

  19. 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 1 month ago 10,237 reads 52 comments

  20. 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 1 month ago 14,271 reads 11 comments

  21. 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 1 month ago 27,938 reads 43 comments

  22. 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 1 month ago 20,093 reads 2 comments

  23. 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 1 month ago 3,732 reads 5 comments

  24. 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 1 month ago 5,570 reads 7 comments

  25. 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 1 month ago 43,274 reads 129 comments