1. Is It Time for Dellin Betances to Replace David Robertson as Yankees Closer?

    Given the way Sunday's loss to the Minnesota Twins unfolded, the outcome was an especially brutal one for the New York Yankees ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 8,583 reads 35 comments

  2. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top-10 Pickups for Week 10

    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 months ago 22,198 reads 22 comments

  3. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Updating the Top 150 Big Board, Week 9

    With the 2014 baseball season going full tilt, the fantasy version of the sport needs all kinds of attention. Like, every-week attention—lest we fickle owners get frustrated and cranky, and that just isn't good for anyone...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 6,380 reads 26 comments

  4. Why Oscar Taveras Is Hyped as MLB's Next Great Hitting Superstar

    The working title for this column was simply "Oscar Taveras : 'Bout Damn Time." That's because, at long last, the St...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 107,944 reads 183 comments

  5. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Week 9's Buy-Low, Sell-High Trade Advice

    What good is talent to a fantasy owner who lacks 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 4 months ago 14,771 reads 36 comments

  6. 2014 MLB Rookie of the Year Stock Watch, End of May Edition

    The young talent flooding Major League Baseball sets up a fun, season-long debate about which rookies have been the best so far—and which have the biggest upside going forward...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 51,130 reads 116 comments

  7. Jacoby Ellsbury Beginning to Look Like Brett Gardner 2.0 with Yankees

    This past offseason, the New York Yankees spent millions of dollars to lock up a player who's best described as both a top-notch defensive center fielder and a speedy, on-base savvy leadoff hitter...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 20,518 reads 39 comments

  8. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 9

    The 2014 season has already seen a collection of notable prospects receive promotions to the major leagues. Undoubtedly, there are many, many more to come. And soon...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 25,345 reads 15 comments

  9. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Players at Each Minor League Level

    We’re now well into the minor league season, and countless prospects continue to open eyes with their performances at each of the four full-season levels...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 14,032 reads 13 comments

  10. What the Yankees Can Learn from the Cardinals About Winning in Today's MLB

    The New York Yankees may be thought of as Major League Baseball's model franchise, but here's the worst-kept secret in the sport: They're not. These days, that title belongs to the St...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 14,322 reads 144 comments

  11. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top-10 Pickups for Week 9

    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 months ago 25,986 reads 19 comments

  12. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Updating the Top 150 Big Board, Week 8

    With the 2014 baseball season going full tilt, the fantasy version of the sport needs all kinds of attention. Like, every-week attention—lest we fickle owners get frustrated and cranky, and that just isn't good for anyone...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 6,792 reads 20 comments

  13. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Week 8's Buy-Low, Sell-High Trade Advice

    What good is talent to a fantasy owner who lacks 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 4 months ago 14,329 reads 19 comments

  14. Prince Fielder's Surgery Would Be Knockout Blow to Rangers' Injury-Filled Season

    For the Texas Rangers, the good news is they won on Thursday. The bad news? Just about everything else...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 24,005 reads 57 comments

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

    The 2014 season already has seen a collection of notable prospects receive promotions to the major leagues. Undoubtedly, there are many, many more to come. And soon...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 20,129 reads 16 comments

  16. MLB Teams with Prospects to Lure Marlins into Giancarlo Stanton Blockbuster

    As a trade rumor, it's been speculated about longer than just about all others, and now that the Miami Marlins' hopes to be surprise contenders in 2014 have been all but torn apart ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 67,248 reads 203 comments

  17. What to Expect from Erisbel Arruebarrena, Dodgers' New Cuban Call-Up

    With the team sputtering, and third baseman Juan Uribe hindered enough by an ailing hamstring to be placed on the disabled list, the Los Angeles Dodgers reached down and called up one of their intriguing infielders recently signed from Cuba...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 13,749 reads 10 comments

  18. Masahiro Tanaka Shows He's Human After All in 1st Loss Since 2012

    It's fitting that a pitcher who hadn't lost a regular-season game in almost two years was finally beaten by a team that hasn't done much winning over the past 108...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 11,199 reads 32 comments

  19. How Expanded Replay Is Impacting MLB in Its Inaugural Season

    So much of the focus of the 2014 Major League Baseball season in recent weeks has been on the Tommy John surgery epidemic , the ever-growing list of injured star players (Ryan Braun, Bryce Harper, Joey Votto , Jason Kipnis , etc...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 6,884 reads 22 comments

  20. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top-10 Pickups for Week 8

    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 months ago 21,266 reads 15 comments

  21. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Updating the Top 150 Big Board, Week 7

    With the 2014 baseball season going full tilt, the fantasy version of the sport needs all kinds of attention. Like, every-week attention—lest we fickle owners get frustrated and cranky, and that just isn't good for anyone...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 4,914 reads 10 comments

  22. Selecting MLB's Biggest 'WAR' Heroes, Position by Position

    Baseball is a game of inches. It's also a game of numbers and statistics, and one of the primary metrics used to measure and evaluate player performance is wins above replacement—or WAR for short...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 178 reads 0 comments

  23. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Week 7's Buy-Low, Sell-High Trade Advice

    What good is talent to a fantasy owner who lacks 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 4 months ago 15,195 reads 52 comments

  24. Analyzing What Has Changed During Prince Fielder's Sudden May Hot Streak

    Few players were more eager to exit April than Prince Fielder . The five-time All-Star first baseman finished his first month as a Texas Ranger with a batting average barely above ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 10,226 reads 6 comments

  25. Bleacher Report's First-Quarter MLB Season Awards

    Believe it or not, the first half of the 2014 Major League Baseball season is already halfway over. Put another (and simpler) way, we're now a quarter of the way through the campaign, ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 28,089 reads 89 comments