1. Will Miguel Cabrera Suffer Similar Post-30 Downfall as Albert Pujols?

    In oh-so-many ways, Miguel Cabrera 's career has mirrored that of Albert Pujols. For one, Pujols is right-handed; so is Cabrera...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 9,067 reads 25 comments

  2. Uncovering Potential Consequences of Adding Expanded MLB Replay

    Earlier this month, Major League Baseball took a rather massive step into the 21st Century when the players union and umpires association both agreed to expand the use of instant replay, and the vote was unanimous among all 30 clubs, too...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 3,274 reads 2 comments

  3. Will Ryan Braun Ever Be Forgiven by MLB Fans?

    The past isn't always easy to get past. In the case of Ryan Braun , the Milwaukee Brewers star who has been wrapped up in a performance-enhancing drug controversy for the better ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 8,603 reads 123 comments

  4. Is Ubaldo Jimenez or Ervin Santana the Best Free-Agent Pitcher Still Available?

    With the biggest name out of the way, the free-agent market for starting pitching, at long last, is ready to get moving...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 8,867 reads 4 comments

  5. Is David Robertson Ready for Spotlight as Yankees' Post-Rivera Closer?

    With about a month to go before spring training starts, a certain New York Yankees pitcher may, in fact, be facing the most pressure in all of Major League Baseball, and no, it's not just-signed Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 5,150 reads 19 comments

  6. Is Yankees' $471 Million Spending Spree Enough to Start Another Bronx Empire?

    After missing the playoffs for just the second time in 19 seasons, the New York Yankees are doing just about everything they can this winter to avoid what in New York is considered the unfathomable—consecutive Octobers spent on the couch...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 85,569 reads 351 comments

  7. Pros and Cons of Yankees Buying Out A-Rod's Remaining $61 Million

    It's the $61 million question: Should the New York Yankees buy out the rest of Alex Rodriguez 's contract and make him go away? The embattled star third baseman's initial 211-game ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 25,621 reads 38 comments

  8. Will David Price Bring Bigger Trade Ransom Now or at the July Deadline?

    For the Tampa Bay Rays , planning to trade star pitcher David Price isn't so much a matter of whether the price is right but when the timing is...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 4,427 reads 3 comments

  9. How Albert Pujols Can Change His Approach to Salvage Superstardom

    Albert Pujols became known as "The Machine" because he spent the first decade of his career thoroughly dominating Major League Baseball and putting up numbers that were so consistently elite, he was like, well, a machine...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 30,383 reads 73 comments

  10. Why Record Clayton Kershaw Deal Is Still Big Dodgers Risk, Not No-Brainer

    Well, that didn't take long. After rumors spread early Wednesday that the Los Angeles Dodgers were working feverishly to lock up star left-hander Clayton Kershaw to a long-term ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 4,378 reads 23 comments

  11. Predicting Value, Impact of Record-Breaking Clayton Kershaw Dodgers Extension

    Widely considered the best pitcher in Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw has won two of the past three National League Cy Young Awards and three straight ERA titles, and he's done so by the age of 25 years old...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 10,114 reads 40 comments

  12. 12 Young Players on the Verge of Becoming MLB Superstars

    This is the search for Major League Baseball's next superstar. This tricky, treacherous venture isn't about highlighting youngsters who might be above-average players...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 54,945 reads 147 comments

  13. Are Yankees, Dodgers or Angels the Best Fit for Masahiro Tanaka?

    With a little less than two weeks left before Masahiro Tanaka must decide where to advance his already impressive pitching career, there appear to be three front-runners for the Japanese star...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 35,391 reads 162 comments

  14. Power Ranking the 6 MLB Divisions After Pile of Offseason Moves

    Plenty of Internet ink is spilled on rating and ranking individual players and teams in baseball, but what about doing the same thing for divisions? Obviously, the offseason isn't ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 64,581 reads 48 comments

  15. Would Signing Masahiro Tanaka Make the 2014 Dodgers Unstoppable?

    Is anything going to stop the deep-pocketed Los Angeles Dodgers from signing Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka? And if they do land the coveted right-hander, is anything going to stop ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 23,828 reads 164 comments

  16. How Can MLB Better Penalize Known PED Users in Free Agency?

    As much as Major League Baseball might want to believe or hope otherwise, performance-enhancing drugs remain an ongoing problem for the sport...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 10,992 reads 57 comments

  17. How Frank Thomas' Brilliant Career Was Overshadowed by the PED Era

    During his playing days, freshly minted Hall of Famer Frank Thomas became known as the Big Hurt because of the damage he inflicted on the baseball...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 9,225 reads 89 comments

  18. Where Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine Stand Among MLB's All-Time Great Pitchers

    It's fitting that Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine became Hall of Famers and secured their rightful places in Major League Baseball history the same way they spent much of their careers—together...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 6,914 reads 16 comments

  19. Will There Ever Be a Unanimous Baseball Hall of Fame Selection?

    Greg Maddux just might be the evidence needed to prove that no Major League Baseball player will ever be inducted unanimously into the Hall of Fame...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 23,440 reads 124 comments

  20. What Should Be New-Age Benchmarks for a Baseball Hall of Famer?

    What makes a Hall of Famer ? That's a question that many in the baseball world will be pondering, discussing and, no doubt, debating when the latest round of Hall of Fame results are announced Wednesday, Jan...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 5,017 reads 10 comments

  21. MLB Trade Rumors: 7 Players Most Likely to Be on the Move

    There have already been a number of trades this offseason, and there are bound to be at least a few more. While evaluating deals that have gone down is always on the agenda, it's ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 11,045 reads 6 comments

  22. Breaking Down Jameis Winston's Biggest Obstacles to Becoming an MLB Star

    Jameis Winston wants the best of both worlds, but can he actually be a star quarterback in the National Football League and a Major League Baseball player at the same time? ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 3,583 reads 4 comments

  23. Will New Massive TV Deal Allow the Phillies to Spend Their Way to the Top?

    The Philadelphia Phillies just got paid. Early on Friday, Jan. 3, news came down that the Phillies had reached an agreement on a long-term extension with Comcast ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 8,632 reads 13 comments

  24. How Have MLB's Oldest Teams Performed over the Last Decade?

    In a sport that is so much about numbers like wins and home runs and WAR, perhaps the most important one in baseball is age. Age, as you might've heard once or twice, is nothing but a number...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 11,305 reads 26 comments

  25. What Would Be Yankees' 2014 Impact If A-Rod's Suspension Is Overturned?

    Even in the New York Yankees ' universe, not everything is pinstripe navy blue and white. Logic dictates that it would not be a good thing for the Yankees if Alex Rodriguez 's 211-game suspension were to be overturned...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 months ago 21,163 reads 74 comments