1. 2015 College World Series: Ranking Top 10 Must-Watch MLB Draft Picks

    A total of 56 players involved in this year's College World Series were selected in MLB 's recently completed draft, some more notable than others...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 17,759 reads 10 comments

  2. Testing the Hype Meter of MLB's Top 10 Prospects

    With literally thousands of players chasing after their dreams of playing in the major leagues, it takes a special kind of player to be ranked as one of the best prospects in baseball, ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 16,276 reads 12 comments

  3. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Week 10 Buzz, Rumors

    The annual MLB draft is over, the last big-name free agent has finally signed and the long-shuttered right field bleachers at Wrigley Field are finally set to open . It would appear that all is right in the baseball universe...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 34,625 reads 113 comments

  4. MLB Draft 2015: Ranking the Biggest Steals of Day 2

    While most of the top amateur talent available was selected on Day 1 of the Major League Baseball draft, history tells us that difference-makers can be found on Day 2 of the proceedings, which encompasses Rounds 3 through 10...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 49,151 reads 20 comments

  5. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Week 9 Buzz, Rumors

    It was only a few weeks ago that we talked about the false narrative permeating baseball, the one that insisted it was far too early in the season for teams to make trades of any substance...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 14,379 reads 23 comments

  6. Ranking the 10 Worst MLB Draft Busts of the Past 10 Years

    When the 2015 MLB draft kicks off on June 8, it will mark the first time in three years that a team other than the Houston Astros will have the honor of making the first overall selection...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 51,284 reads 39 comments

  7. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Week 9 News, Rumors and Speculation

    If you were concerned that baseball's rumor mill hadn't been spitting out much in regard to some of the biggest names in the game recently, what's transpired in recent days should be enough to put your mind at ease...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 156,016 reads 370 comments

  8. Biggest MLB Duds of May, Position by Position

    The good news when it comes to May's "All-Dud" team is that there are no repeat offenders—none of the players named to April's squad appear on the pages that follow...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 83,405 reads 119 comments

  9. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Week 8 Buzz, Rumors

    In recent years, the late May rumor mill has been filled with speculation about players whom contenders might potentially target as the trade deadline draws near...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 16,658 reads 40 comments

  10. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Week 8 News, Rumors and Speculation

    There's a false narrative making the rounds that it's too early for teams to be wheeling and dealing. History tells us that's simply not the case—significant deals can be struck before the calendars flip to June...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 76,693 reads 87 comments

  11. Upcoming Comebacks That Could Shake Up the MLB Landscape in 2015

    Tom Petty isn't talking about injuries and baseball when he sings, "the waiting is the hardest part," but he might as well be—waiting for injured stars to return to action can be a painful, seemingly never-ending process...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 4,890 reads 5 comments

  12. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Week 7 Buzz, Rumors

    With roughly a month and a half of the regular season behind us, it's still early enough in the season for clubs to make up ground in their respective division races, and teams now ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 29,586 reads 85 comments

  13. Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top Projected Trade Targets, Week 7

    When we last looked at the stock values of MLB 's top projected trade targets roughly two weeks ago , I wrote about the volatility of the marketplace—and how a team's fortune (or misfortune) could change the composition of the marketplace...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 11,580 reads 22 comments

  14. Upcoming MLB Free Agents Poised to Earn Big Bucks in 2015

    Players heading into their walk years might as well be contestants on the short-lived 1980s game show "Press Your Luck," hoping to avoid the whammies before they can cash in on the big bucks awaiting them as free agents after the season...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 103,474 reads 139 comments

  15. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Week 6 Buzz, Rumors

    It doesn't seem like Opening Day was all that long ago, but we are already six weeks into MLB's regular season, with roughly 20 percent of the 162-game slate behind us...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 18,341 reads 23 comments

  16. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Week 6 News, Rumors and Speculation

    While it might still be too early for teams to pull the trigger on substantial trades, it's never too early for us to start thinking about what some of those deals might look like...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 67,423 reads 166 comments

  17. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Week 5 Buzz, Rumors

    Those who continue to maintain that baseball is a "dead" sport simply aren't paying attention, because the 2015 regular season is shaping up to be one of the most interesting in recent memory...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 10,422 reads 5 comments

  18. Re-Evaluating MLB's Biggest Offseason Trades at the 1-Month Mark

    High-profile free-agent signings tend to overshadow the offseason trade market on a yearly basis, but that simply wasn't how things played out this past winter, which we could dub "General Managers Gone Wild...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 42,186 reads 72 comments

  19. Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top Projected Trade Targets, Week 5

    The saying goes that April showers bring May flowers, but it's apparently not a theory that the baseball gods subscribe to...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 26,758 reads 30 comments

  20. Biggest MLB Duds of April, Position by Position

    For baseball's biggest duds in 2015, the good news is that April is over, a new month has begun and things couldn't possibly get any worse...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 8,260 reads 5 comments

  21. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Week 4 Buzz, Rumors

    The first month of baseball's regular season has flown by in a blur, hasn't it? If we didn't know any better, we'd be apt to think that Cincinnati's Billy Hamilton was in control of ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 21,426 reads 31 comments

  22. Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top Projected Trade Targets Entering May

    Baseball's non-waiver trade deadline might still be three months away, but it's never too early to take a look at the biggest names that could potentially be on the move as it draws near...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 28,159 reads 28 comments

  23. Early-Season MLB Phenoms You Should Not Take Seriously

    Nothing captures the imagination—or attention—of baseball fans better than a red-hot start to the regular season...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 14,049 reads 10 comments

  24. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Week 3 Buzz, Rumors

    Once upon a time, managers and players were given some time to get going once the regular season got underway, with decision-makers around the game and fans alike understanding that they were just beginning a six-month marathon, not a three-week sprint..

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 4,093 reads 7 comments

  25. Early-Season MLB Overreactions You Should Avoid Making

    Overreacting to the daily results of our favorite teams is as much a part of baseball as batting practice, hot dogs and rain delays...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 22,265 reads 80 comments