1. 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 4 months ago 38,958 reads 14 comments

  2. 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 4 months ago 48,309 reads 75 comments

  3. 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 4 months ago 46,196 reads 76 comments

  4. 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 4 months ago 27,548 reads 57 comments

  5. 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 4 months ago 34,259 reads 73 comments

  6. 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 4 months ago 28,494 reads 62 comments

  7. 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 4 months ago 55,851 reads 83 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 100,721 reads 184 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 80,663 reads 140 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 13,240 reads 7 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 16,129 reads 51 comments

  12. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Remaining MLB Hitting Market

    The big takeaway from Major League Baseball's offseason so far is that teams are seeking out offense, yearning to acquire hitters in any way possible, whether via free agency or trade...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 7,968 reads 6 comments

  13. Are the Yankees Headed for a 3rd Straight Year Without a Playoff Appearance?

    For almost two decades, the New York Yankees making the playoffs was more or less a given. That's a reputation and an expectation that materializes when, from 1995 through 2012, a team falls short only one time (in 2008)...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 27,368 reads 104 comments

  14. Cubs' Hype-Filled Roster Still at Least a Year Away from MLB Success

    It's possible, likely even, that in the long and storied history of Major League Baseball, there has never been a team coming off five consecutive losing seasons with more hype surrounding it than the Chicago Cubs have right now...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 19,792 reads 72 comments

  15. How This MLB Offseason Will Impact the 2015-2016 Free-Agent Class

    Major League Baseball's 2014-15 offseason is only a month-and-a-half over, and big-name free-agent right-handers Max Scherzer and James Shields still remain unsigned...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 10,741 reads 6 comments

  16. Melky Cabrera Signing Makes White Sox MLB Offseason's Most Improved

    After a pair of losing seasons, the Chicago White Sox have been very busy this offseason, and they look like the team that has done the most to get better in 2015. At least so far...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 32,515 reads 128 comments

  17. 4 Post-Winter Meetings Predictions for the Rest of the MLB Offseason

    Just because Major League Baseball's busy-as-all-get-out winter meetings are in the rearview mirror doesn't mean the hot stove has to cool down any time soon...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 56,991 reads 74 comments

  18. How Far Should MLB Suitors Go to Meet Max Scherzer's Lofty Demands?

    Now that left-hander Jon Lester has signed with the Chicago Cubs, Max Scherzer is easily the No. 1 free agent remaining on the market...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 35,199 reads 112 comments

  19. Biggest Winners and Losers of the 2014 MLB Winter Meetings

    After starting out slow on Monday and then building to a magnificent crescendo by mid-day Thursday, Major League Baseball's winter meetings are over...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 18,440 reads 33 comments

  20. Yoenis Cespedes for Rick Porcello Trade a Good Fit for Both Red Sox, Tigers

    The Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers capped off a ridiculous flurry of late trades at the winter meetings by making a swap on Thursday that had been rumored for days ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 72,063 reads 88 comments

  21. What Is Red Sox's Best 'Plan B' After Digging Own Grave in Losing Jon Lester?

    When it comes to losing out on former ace Jon Lester , the free-agent left-hander they lowballed then traded away before lowballing again, the Boston Red Sox have no one to blame but themselves...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 30,393 reads 85 comments

  22. Mets Should Consider Trading ROY Jacob deGrom in Winter Blockbuster

    Sometimes a suggestion involving a certain team possibly considering trading a specific player can rightfully be called a little crazy. Sometimes, though, a little crazy is just what's needed to get the job done...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 26,958 reads 127 comments

  23. MLB Winter Meetings 2014 Day 1: Live Coverage of All the Latest Deals, Rumors

    The hot stove has been cooking of late, but with Major League Baseball's winter meetings on tap this week—from Monday, Dec. 8, until Thursday, Dec. 11—the speculation, rumors and transaction action is about to boil over...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 61,097 reads 65 comments

  24. Bleacher Report's Complete 2014 MLB Winter Meetings Preview, Predictions

    If you're a baseball fan, the next week is going to be fun and filled with all kinds of action, including rumors and speculation, as well as, yes, at least a few actual trades and signings...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 54,539 reads 25 comments

  25. Updating the Hottest Questions of the 2014-2015 MLB Offseason, Week 5

    Major League Baseball's offseason is more than a month old, but there's no shortage of rumors and speculation—and questions—around a number of free agents and trade candidates, as well as teams' objectives and plans of attack...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 15,198 reads 9 comments