1. Mets' Exciting Young Rotation Still 1 Year Away from Taking MLB by Storm

    Here's a contrarian point of view: The New York Mets should be glad the National League East-rival Washington Nationals just splurged $210 million on Max Scherzer . But we'll get to that in a bit...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 14,750 reads 49 comments

  2. Creating MLB's Perfect 25-Man Superteam

    Having gone all Dr. Frankenstein to put together the perfect hitter and perfect pitcher by taking certain attributes of various sluggers and hurlers across Major League Baseball ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 118,127 reads 367 comments

  3. 2015 Yankees Could Be Perfect Fit for 6-Man Rotation Experiment

    The six-man rotation is sort of like the Bigfoot or Loch Ness Monster of Major League Baseball. It's talked about but doesn't really exist...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 28,119 reads 45 comments

  4. Grading the Yovani Gallardo Trade Between the Milwaukee Brewers, Texas Rangers

    Following rumors surrounding an expected trade between the Milwaukee Brewers and Texas Rangers all day Monday, the two sides eventually came together to complete the deal, which ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 19,251 reads 18 comments

  5. Why Max Scherzer Will Become Even More Dominant in Return to NL

    Max Scherzer is now a Washington National, having agreed to terms on a reported seven-year contract worth at least $180 million, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 12,552 reads 36 comments

  6. 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 1 month ago 34,057 reads 16 comments

  7. 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 1 month ago 18,250 reads 25 comments

  8. 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 1 month ago 14,383 reads 38 comments

  9. 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 1 month ago 187,315 reads 80 comments

  10. 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 1 month ago 10,580 reads 27 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 71,685 reads 223 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 125,756 reads 154 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 30,659 reads 27 comments

  14. 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 1 month ago 116,683 reads 263 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 38,945 reads 14 comments

  16. 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 2 months ago 48,298 reads 75 comments

  17. 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 2 months ago 39,473 reads 76 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 27,516 reads 57 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 34,243 reads 73 comments

  20. 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 2 months ago 28,477 reads 62 comments

  21. 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 2 months ago 55,820 reads 83 comments

  22. 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 2 months ago 100,695 reads 184 comments

  23. 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 2 months ago 80,614 reads 140 comments

  24. 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 2 months ago 13,223 reads 7 comments

  25. 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 2 months ago 16,111 reads 51 comments