1. Matt Garza Trade Rumors: Updated Odds for Each Top Suitor at the All-Star Break

    Matt Garza is going to be traded—and very soon. As in over the next 72 hours or so. That's the word from ESPN's Buster Olney , who says there is an "80 percent ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 13,335 reads 40 comments

  2. Ranking the 20 Most Legendary All-Star Game Home Runs of All Time

    While watching players launch bomb after bomb in the Home Run Derby is terrific, it pales in comparison to watching a player go deep in the Midsummer Classic itself...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 3,029 reads 4 comments

  3. Playing Fact or Fiction with MLB's Top Trade Rumors

    With every passing hour, we draw closer to the non-waiver trade deadline, putting added pressure on general managers around baseball to figure out whether their teams are going to be buying or selling over the next few weeks...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 88,451 reads 86 comments

  4. Blockbuster MLB Trade Ideas That Make Sense for Both Teams

    The closer we get to the July 31 MLB trade deadline, the faster the rumor mill will spin, spitting out all sorts of speculation surrounding each of baseball's 30 clubs...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 6,955 reads 40 comments

  5. Early Predictions for the 2015 MLB All-Star Rosters

    With the 2013 MLB All-Star Game right around the corner, I wasn't at all surprised to see multiple pieces of All-Star content on my "to-do" list for the week...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 4,678 reads 36 comments

  6. Each MLB Team's Greatest Ever Individual All-Star Game Performance

    Less than a week from now, the best players in baseball will be on display for the world to see when MLB 's 84th annual All-Star Game gets underway at Citi Field...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 9,576 reads 15 comments

  7. Will Yankees Be Able to Resist Bringing Overeager Derek Jeter Back Early?

    All Derek Jeter wants to do is play shortstop for the New York Yankees . If Jeter had his way , it would have been him, and not Luis Cruz, starting at shortstop for the team ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 2,042 reads 5 comments

  8. How Matt Kemp's Latest Injury Impacts Dodgers' Playoff Hopes, Trade Plans

    Just like that, the logjam in the Los Angeles Dodgers outfield has disappeared. Center fielder Matt Kemp , who underwent surgery last October to repair a torn labrum in his ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 5,037 reads 10 comments

  9. Should Ricky Nolasco Plunk Ian Kennedy to Endear Himself to Dodgers Teammates?

    No matter how long a player has been in the league or how much money he makes, changing teams always brings with it a bit of trepidation and anxiety, especially when the move happens in the middle of the season...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 3,651 reads 51 comments

  10. Odds of Each 2013 MLB Home Run Derby Contestant Winning the Trophy

    The captains have made their selections and the field of eight players who will participate in the 2013 Home Run Derby at Citi Field has been set...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 15,234 reads 35 comments

  11. Atlanta Braves Players Attack MLB All-Star Voting Process, Call It "Unfair"

    For the first time since 2009, the Atlanta Braves—correction, the first-place Atlanta Braves—will have only one player representing the franchise at the All-Star Game...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 10,212 reads 71 comments

  12. Will Jeter, A-Rod or Ramirez Have Most Pennant Race Impact?

    Three of the most accomplished players of their generation—Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez and Manny Ramirez —are working their way back to the major leagues through the ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 1,690 reads 1 comments

  13. New York Yankees Trade Rumors: Latest Updates and Reaction

    While the Yankees have done a remarkable job of mixing and matching to remain in shouting distance of a playoff spot, the team approaches the trade deadline with more questions than answers...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 65,409 reads 49 comments

  14. 2013 MLB All-Star Roster: Players Who Don't Deserve to Be on the Team

    Contrary to popular opinion, the fan-voting portion of filling out MLB All-Star rosters isn't the only part of the process that falls victim to popularity contests and the numbers a player has put up in the past...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 13,542 reads 42 comments

  15. Each MLB Team's Player Under the Most Pressure in the Second Half

    Pressure is something to which we can all relate. Whether it's pressure to succeed at work, pressure to get ourselves in better shape or peer pressure in school, it's a powerful force that, at times, can be overwhelming...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 5,035 reads 9 comments

  16. 10 Most Amazing Moments of Yasiel Puig's Record-Setting Debut Month in MLB

    Beginning on June 3, Yasiel Puig burst onto the scene and put together one of the most impressive debut months that we have ever seen...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 7,751 reads 2 comments

  17. Updating Trade Deadline To-Do Lists for All 30 MLB Teams at the Midway Point

    July makes us baseball fans feel a lot like Elmer Fudd. While our favorite teams aren't out hunting "wabbits," every general manager in the game is on the hunt for at least one, if not multiple, trade partners...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 94,688 reads 144 comments

  18. Biggest Winners and Losers of MLB's 1st Half

    Just like that, half of the 2013 regular season is behind us. It doesn't feel like the season's at its halfway point, but for the vast majority of players and teams, the 81st game of the season has come and gone...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 31,308 reads 44 comments

  19. Predicting MLB Players Who Will Make First All-Star Appearances

    After a while, the MLB All-Star Game can become, well, kind of boring. While it's great to see the biggest names in baseball go head-to-head for the right to home-field advantage ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 23,634 reads 94 comments

  20. Power Ranking Every MLB Mascot from Worst to Best

    While baseball might be the slowest-paced of the four major sports, there's something about going to a ballgame that basketball, football and hockey cannot compete with...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 10,326 reads 6 comments

  21. Struggling MLB Players Who Should Contemplate Early Retirement

    It's better to go out on your own terms than to be shown the door by someone else. Every season, a handful of major league veteran ballplayers learn that the hard way, with performances ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 2,253 reads 4 comments

  22. MLB's 25 Biggest Breakout Stars of the Season's First Half

    Contrary to popular opinion, players do not need to be at the beginning of their careers or have never had success as pros in order to have a breakout season...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 34,602 reads 118 comments

  23. Will Jose Reyes' Return Take the Surging Blue Jays All the Way to 1st Place?

    Jose Reyes ' timing couldn't be better. Toronto is playing its best baseball of the season, winning 11 consecutive games (and 15 of its last 18)...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 11,578 reads 31 comments

  24. MLB's Longest Home Run Blasts of the Week

    If you're a fan of the long ball, then this past week of MLB action was right up your alley. Balls simply couldn't stay on the field of play this week, with 203 home runs being smacked by 142 different batters off of 144 different pitchers...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 2,325 reads 6 comments

  25. 10 Fastest Rises to MLB Superstardom of All Time

    No two superstars are created equal. Some, like Derek Jeter, take years to achieve the highest level of stardom. Others, like Los Angeles Dodgers' rookie Yasiel Puig, take less than a week to reach such lofty heights...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 3,718 reads 18 comments