1. The Hottest Questions of the 2014-2015 MLB Offseason

    Major League Baseball's offseason has just begun, and already there are all sorts of rumors and speculation—and questions—surrounding a number of free agents and trade candidates...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 38,113 reads 28 comments

  2. How Can New York Yankees Build a True Contender in 2014-2015 Offseason?

    After a second straight season sans playoffs—a scenario that borders on unfathomable in the Bronx—the New York Yankees face yet another winter of important decisions and potential pitfalls...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 11,985 reads 32 comments

  3. Ranking the 5 Biggest Surprises of the 2014 MLB Gold Glove Awards

    Major League Baseball's Gold Glove Awards aren't super sexy. Even with the sport's increased focus on run prevention and sabermetricians' ever-advancing attempts to quantify defense, ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 10,631 reads 59 comments

  4. Who Is Cuban Free Agent Yasmany Tomas and Is He Worth Big-Money Risk?

    Yasmany Tomas remains quite a mystery, or at least an unproven commodity, to many in and around Major League Baseball, but that could work in the Cuban defector-turned-free agent's favor this offseason...

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  5. New Chicago Cubs Offseason Checklist Following Joe Maddon Hire

    The Chicago Cubs got their man and their manager. By hiring skipper Joe Maddon , a move that became a reality with Monday's introductory press conference, the franchise ...

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  6. 5 MLB Teams That Need Full Offseason Makeovers to Contend in 2015

    The World Series is over and so is the 2014 Major League Baseball season. But don't fret, don't dare be upset! The end of games merely means there are weeks and months of endless rumors ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 36,516 reads 58 comments

  7. Hanley Ramirez Poised to Become Most Overpaid Star of New Free-Agent Class

    Hanley Ramirez is about to become a free agent in a few days, which means at some point in the coming weeks, he's likely going to get a whole lot more money than he's actually worth...

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  8. What Toll Will Madison Bumgarner's Heroic MVP Performance Have on His Future?

    Debate all you want where it ranks in Major League Baseball lore, but it's virtually impossible to put together a better postseason performance than the one Madison Bumgarner ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 21,197 reads 51 comments

  9. Selecting MLB's 2014 Postseason All-Star Teams

    The World Series is finished, and the dynastic San Francisco Giants completed their magical, inexplicable every-other-year trend by beating the almost-but-not-quite team of destiny Kansas City Royals in Game 7 by the score of 3-2 on Wednesday night...

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  10. Bleacher Report's 2014 World Series Awards

    The ultimate goal of Major League Baseball's season? Win the World Series and the Commissioner's Trophy that comes as a tangible representation of being the last team standing...

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  11. Chicago White Sox May Be Surprise Aggressor in 2014-2015 MLB Free Agency

    Despite five straight losing seasons, the Chicago Cubs and their top-notch collection of prospects and young big leaguers are ready to make waves in the free-agent market this offseason...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 12,507 reads 21 comments

  12. Royals' Yordano Ventura Delivers Ace Performance to Push World Series to Game 7

    In Game 6 of the World Series, a literal must-win affair for the Kansas City Royals , starter Yordano Ventura delivered the kind of dominant outing that the club hadn't had this ...

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  13. Royals Blow Golden Opportunity to Go for Giants' Throat in Game 4

    For the Kansas City Royals, the hardest part about losing Game 4 on Saturday night isn't that they were blown out 11-4 by the San Francisco Giants...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 17,921 reads 36 comments

  14. Mid-World Series Questions That Must Be Answered to Decide the Champion

    The World Series is three games in, and the upstart Kansas City Royals have a two-games-to-one lead over the San Francisco Giants—winners of two of the past four championships—after their 3-2 road victory on Friday night...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 11,525 reads 9 comments

  15. Does Experience Really Rule over Youth in the World Series?

    The two teams in the World Series , the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants, are similar in a number of ways, not least of which is that neither was expected to make it this far when the postseason began...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 3,881 reads 6 comments

  16. 5 Rapid Reactions to All the Early 2014 World Series Action

    The World Series is two games in, and it feels like it's far from over after Wednesday night's Game 2 in Kansas City, in which the Royals took down the San Francisco Giants to knot things at a game apiece...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 15,280 reads 23 comments

  17. Eric Hosmer's Breakout Postseason May Be Turning Point in MLB Career

    This postseason has been Eric Hosmer 's coming-out party. More precisely, it's been nothing short of the third big league breakout for the Kansas City Royals first baseman, whose ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 11,459 reads 17 comments

  18. Onus Now Heavy on Yordano Ventura, Royals' Bats to Bring Home Pivotal Game 2

    It took nine postseason games, but the Kansas City Royals finally lost. Now that they've given up home-field advantage to the battle-tested San Francisco Giants after dropping ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 7,402 reads 48 comments

  19. Speed Demon Royals Are Sign of Where Baseball Could Be Headed

    Making their first World Series appearance since 1985, the Kansas City Royals are on some kind of run. It's fitting, then, that they've gotten here by using their legs—or at least, that's the perception...

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  20. S.F. Giants vs. K.C. Royals: Keys for Each Team to Win the World Series

    After four long days of waiting, the World Series finally is here. The Kansas City Royals host the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 at 8 p.m. ET...

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  21. Bleacher Report's 2014 League Championship Series Awards

    The ultimate goal of Major League Baseball's postseason is to win the World Series and the Commissioner's Trophy that comes with the title as a tangible representation of being the last team standing...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 18,665 reads 28 comments

  22. What Do NLCS Mistakes Mean for Mike Matheny's Future as Cardinals Manager?

    The St. Louis Cardinals didn't lose the National League Championship Series because of Mike Matheny . But the manager didn't exactly do the greatest job of preventing his club ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 11,337 reads 32 comments

  23. Fact or Fiction on All of MLB's Hottest Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

    The postseason isn't over, the World Series hasn't even started yet, but Major League Baseball's hot stove is heating up already...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 38,014 reads 22 comments

  24. Unsung Heroes Power Up in Time to Launch Giants Into World Series

    The fact that Travis Ishikawa, a no-name journeyman first baseman who was released by the Pittsburgh Pirates in early April and spent nearly all of 2014 at Triple-A, has been starting ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 38,882 reads 30 comments

  25. Bleacher Report's Year-End 2014 MLB Awards Presentation

    Forget Most Valuable Player, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year. Those are the actual awards that will be handed out soon after the completion of the 2014 Major League Baseball regular season...

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