1. MLB Prospects Who Could Play Themselves onto the Trade Block This Spring

    Spring training has barely begun, and already, a trade involving a trio of prospects has taken place. On Thursday, a swap occurred between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Washington Nationals, per Bill Ladson of MLB...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 7,816 reads 12 comments

  2. Fantasy Baseball 2014: The Pre-Spring Training Top 150 Big Board

    With spring training underway and the fantasy baseball season bearing down, it's time to reveal a special project: w elcome, fantasy friends, to the Big Board...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 18,445 reads 50 comments

  3. Is Derek Jeter the Last of New York Yankees' Homegrown Immortals?

    For the New York Yankees , the lineage of legends is a very long and linked line, one that extends from, among others, Babe Ruth to Lou Gehrig to Joe DiMaggio to Yogi Berra to Mickey Mantle to Thurman Munson to Don Mattingly ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 8,597 reads 32 comments

  4. Changes MLB Could Make to the Current Free Agency Process

    It's the start of spring training, do you know where your free agent is going to sign? That's the question facing quite a few player agents right now, as spring training is already underway and their free-agent clients remain all too, well, free...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 5,710 reads 21 comments

  5. An Inside Look at How Pitchers, Catchers Attack MLB Superstars

    Baseball, it's often said, is a series of individual battles disguised as a team game. The showdowns between pitcher and batter are the very essence of the sport, and even those one-on-ones can be broken down further, into pitch-by-pitch challenges.

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 19,343 reads 9 comments

  6. Fantasy Baseball Sleepers 2014: Ranking the Top 25 Names to Know

    In case you haven't yet opened your eyes to the upcoming—and fast-approaching—fantasy baseball season, it's time to stop hitting the snooze button on your internal alarm clock, wake up and start sleepering...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 53,864 reads 48 comments

  7. Fantasy Baseball 2014: 10 MLB Players Most Likely to Regress This Season

    The Super Bowl just ended. Have you started your fantasy baseball preparation yet? If your answer is no, don't worry: There's help on the way, starting with a look at a batch of players who are coming off fantastic fantasy seasons in 2013...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 22,129 reads 34 comments

  8. Ranking MLB's Top 10 World Series Contenders Heading into February

    Taking a temperature reading in the dead of winter is never fun, but with February officially underway and spring training just around the corner, it won't be long before everything starts to thaw and eventually warm up in Major League Baseball...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 25,045 reads 197 comments

  9. Who Will Be Odd Man out in Dodgers' Star-Studded Outfield Logjam?

    Pretty much any story about the Los Angeles Dodgers these days is obligated to at least mention the club's never-ending financial funding and bottomless bank account...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 11,807 reads 30 comments

  10. 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 9,095 reads 25 comments

  11. 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 3,278 reads 2 comments

  12. 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 8,624 reads 123 comments

  13. 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 8,872 reads 4 comments

  14. 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 5,162 reads 19 comments

  15. 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 85,584 reads 351 comments

  16. 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 25,796 reads 38 comments

  17. 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 7 months ago 4,433 reads 3 comments

  18. 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 7 months ago 30,399 reads 73 comments

  19. 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 7 months ago 4,391 reads 23 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 10,120 reads 40 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 54,976 reads 147 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 35,404 reads 162 comments

  23. 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 7 months ago 64,628 reads 48 comments

  24. 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 23,837 reads 164 comments

  25. 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 11,007 reads 57 comments