1. 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 3 hours ago 2,557 reads 39 comments

  2. 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 18 hours ago 7,167 reads 3 comments

  3. 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 1 day ago 7,940 reads 10 comments

  4. 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 2 days ago 5,132 reads 10 comments

  5. 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 3 days ago 4,704 reads 3 comments

  6. 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 days ago 11,417 reads 11 comments

  7. 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 5 days ago 2,338 reads 2 comments

  8. 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 7 days ago 4,346 reads 7 comments

  9. 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 7 days ago 3,992 reads 21 comments

  10. 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 8 days ago 17,582 reads 4 comments

  11. 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 9 days ago 39,946 reads 163 comments

  12. 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 9 days ago 5,332 reads 12 comments

  13. Royals' Bold Arrival on MLB Contender Scene Is Big Wrench in 2014 Races

    The Kansas City Royals haven't played October baseball since 1985, when they won the World Series. The fact that this team pulled into first place all by itself in the American ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 10 days ago 7,365 reads 34 comments

  14. Selecting MLB's 2014 All-Prospect Team at the Quarter Pole

    As the final quarter of the 2014 Major League Baseball season approaches, it's time to take stock of the top performances to date from the best prospects in the sport down in the minors...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 11 days ago 37,581 reads 70 comments

  15. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Updating Top 150 Big Board, Mid-August Edition

    With the 2014 baseball season into the second half, the fantasy version of the sport still needs all kinds of attention, lest we fickle fantasy team owners get frustrated and cranky...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 12 days ago 3,673 reads 8 comments

  16. Does Chris Sale Truly Deserve 2014 Cy Young Shot?

    With two straight top-six finishes in American League Cy Young voting, it's hard to say Chris Sale has been overlooked and underappreciated , but it still feels like that's the case, ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 14 days ago 3,590 reads 8 comments

  17. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 19

    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 15 days ago 18,137 reads 16 comments

  18. Pablo Sandoval Catching Fire at Just the Right Time for Giants' Playoff Push

    Boy, did the San Francisco Giants need what Pablo Sandoval has been providing them lately. The veteran third baseman, who homered for a second straight night in lifting the Giants to a win on Wednesday, has been on a tear since the very end of July.

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 15 days ago 3,216 reads 5 comments

  19. MLB Must Change Free-Agency Rules After Kendrys Morales, Stephen Drew Flops

    Amid all of the players who changed teams leading up to last week's Major League Baseball trade deadline—and there were, like, a lot of 'em—two who aren't exactly expected ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 16 days ago 25,659 reads 36 comments

  20. David Price Shows Tigers His True Ace Value in Gutsy Debut vs. Yankees

    In making his Detroit Tigers debut official, David Price did his thing on Tuesday night. While he didn't pick up a win in his first start with his new club after being the key get ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 16 days ago 18,523 reads 48 comments

  21. Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper Must Match the Hype in 2014 Pennant Race

    It seems silly to claim that the Washington Nationals , despite being 60-49 and in first place in the NL East, have been a bit disappointing for a second straight season...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 17 days ago 2,335 reads 8 comments

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

    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 18 days ago 17,221 reads 21 comments

  23. Red Sox Do Exactly What They Needed to Do to Rebuild Last-Place Team

    As the clock counted down to Major League Baseball's trade deadline at 4 p.m. ET on Thursday, no team was busier than the Boston Red Sox , no general manager more active than Ben Cherington ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 21 days ago 45,110 reads 57 comments

  24. Red Sox Pull off Surprising Coup in Jon Lester for Yoenis Cespedes Blockbuster

    The inevitable happened Thursday morning, as the Boston Red Sox traded left-hander Jon Lester , a free-agent-to-be who was expected to test the open market after the two sides failed for months to reach an agreement in contract-extension talks...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 22 days ago 28,812 reads 48 comments

  25. Orioles' Strong 2nd-Half Run Shows They're Not to Be Overlooked in the AL

    Maybe the rest of the American League East should be thankful that the Baltimore Orioles haven't traded for Jon Lester (yet?)...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 22 days ago 8,029 reads 11 comments