1. Fantasy Baseball 2015: Week 4's Buy-Low, Sell-High Trade Advice

    What good is a fantasy owner who lacks a sense of 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 3 days ago 11,406 reads 23 comments

  2. Is It Time for Pablo Sandoval to Shelve Feeble Right-Handed Swing?

    With a bat in his hands these days, Pablo Sandoval is either an All-Star-caliber hitter or barely better than a pitcher standing in the batter's box. The difference depends on which side of the plate he's swinging from...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 days ago 17,284 reads 22 comments

  3. Power Ranking MLB's Top 25 Stars Entering May Baseball

    You've heard of power rankings for teams. Well, here's a power ranking of players. In fact, in honor of the start of All-Star Game voting Wednesday, you'll find on the pages ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 days ago 44,532 reads 215 comments

  4. Dallas Keuchel's Early-Season Cy Young Form at Heart of Astros' Surprise Run

    The Houston Astros , who are equal parts surprising and surging as April comes to a close, won yet again Wednesday afternoon, defeating the San Diego Padres behind starter Dallas ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 days ago 6,847 reads 21 comments

  5. Josh Hamilton Controversy Has Masked Angels' Real Problems in Poor 2015 Start

    In a sense, the Los Angeles Angels should thank Josh Hamilton . They are, at least in some ways, lucky that practically all of the focus on them over the past few weeks has centered around the Hamilton controversy...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 days ago 8,188 reads 14 comments

  6. With Brandon McCarthy's 2015 Over, Dodgers Must Make Moves to Address Rotation

    It's a good thing the Los Angeles Dodgers have arguably the best one-two pitching punch in Major League Baseball with Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke atop their staff. They're going to need it...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 days ago 20,420 reads 46 comments

  7. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for MLB Week 4

    A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out of the oven. Some players mentioned last week —including Steven Souza Jr...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 days ago 25,833 reads 17 comments

  8. Ranking the 4 Biggest Shocks of the Early 2015 MLB Season

    One of the fun—or frustrating, depending on your point of view—things about the initial few weeks of the baseball season is that there are always unexpected, surprising, ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 8 days ago 39,185 reads 63 comments

  9. Biggest Takeaways from Week 3's MLB Action

    Each week of baseball's regular season brings any number of fascinating news, noteworthy developments and/or curious behavior...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 9 days ago 15,468 reads 20 comments

  10. Fantasy Baseball 2015: Week 3's Buy-Low, Sell-High Trade Advice

    What good is a fantasy owner who lacks a sense of 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 10 days ago 21,409 reads 19 comments

  11. Can Nelson Cruz Slug His Way to Rare 50 Home Run Plateau in 2015?

    In light of Nelson Cruz not only having led Major League Baseball with 40 home runs in 2014 but also having gotten off to a fast start in which he's already mashed a league-leading ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 10 days ago 13,432 reads 31 comments

  12. Yankees' Closer Experiment Should Become the Norm of MLB Future

    After nearly 20 years of going with a single closer, the New York Yankees , of all teams, don't have one in 2015. At least, not officially...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 11 days ago 13,686 reads 14 comments

  13. Every MLB Team's Prospect off to the Hottest Start in 2015

    The 2015 minor league season has just begun, but it's never too early to take note of the hottest-starting prospects around. In fact, we've done so for all 30 clubs as April is entering its final week...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 12 days ago 82,075 reads 35 comments

  14. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for MLB Week 3

    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 14 days ago 27,486 reads 28 comments

  15. 5 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers to Grab Before They're Household Names

    Back in spring training, before the real fake games began, as it were, we provided two sets of sleepers. It's time for a few more. The first was a batch of 25 names to know , primarily for shallow leagues...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 16 days ago 25,483 reads 6 comments

  16. Kris Bryant's 3-Strikeout Debut Shows Even Freaks of Nature Need Time to Adjust

    Top prospect Kris Bryant, who made his major league debut Friday afternoon for the Chicago Cubs , is going to be a stud. He just didn't look the part in his first shot at The Show...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 16 days ago 15,034 reads 50 comments

  17. Fantasy Baseball 2015: Week 2's Buy-Low, Sell-High Trade Advice

    What good is a fantasy owner who lacks a sense of 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 17 days ago 15,103 reads 20 comments

  18. Are the Cubs or Padres the Bigger Threat to 2015 NL Hierarchy?

    It's not a stretch to say that each of the three divisions in the National League had a fairly clear presumptive favorite on paper entering the 2015 season. In the East, it's the rotation-rich Washington Nationals, even despite their slow start...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 17 days ago 8,243 reads 151 comments

  19. Nelson Cruz's HR Streak a Rare Feat That Mariners Are Failing to Capitalize on

    Don't blame Nelson Cruz for the Seattle Mariners ' early-season struggles. Cruz, the Seattle Mariners' big-name, big-bat free agent signing this offseason, is leading Major League ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 18 days ago 3,822 reads 14 comments

  20. Are the Surging Braves for Real After Decimating Roster in Offseason?

    The second week of the 2015 Major League Baseball season is underway, and arguably the biggest surprise in the entire sport is the Atlanta Braves . They enter play Wednesday at 6-2...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 19 days ago 7,545 reads 18 comments

  21. Scary Line Drive off Carlos Carrasco's Face Shows Pitchers Will Never Be Safe

    There's an epidemic-like problem facing pitchers in Major League Baseball, and this one has nothing to do with arms, elbows or shoulders...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 19 days ago 106,088 reads 39 comments

  22. Red-Hot 2015 MLB Starts That Are Nothing but a Mirage

    Having determined last week which players making impressive first impressions are for real—and which aren't, like Clay Buchholz, C.J...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 20 days ago 20,464 reads 82 comments

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

    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 21 days ago 24,679 reads 11 comments

  24. Playing 'Reality or Mirage' with 10 of MLB's Biggest Week 1 Performances

    Baseball is back. With the first week in the books already, there have been quite a few noteworthy player performances that have some wondering whether they are for real—or just a mirage...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 23 days ago 24,489 reads 18 comments

  25. What Yoan Moncada Must Prove in the Minors to Become MLB-Ready

    The hype and excitement that surrounded Yoan Moncada and his decision to sign with the Boston Red Sox in February have turned mostly to anticipation and expectation as the Cuban phenom embarks upon his first season in America...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 24 days ago 34,666 reads 48 comments