1. Ranking 2015-16 MLB Offseason's Biggest Steals, Mistakes Entering February

    Some would say that compiling a list of the offseason's biggest steals and mistakes with more than a month to go before spring training begins—and a handful of impact players still available via free agency and trade—is an effort in futility...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 3 months ago 70,665 reads 111 comments

  2. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Offseason Week 12 News, Rumors and Speculation

    While there are still plenty of familiar names available as free agents, there's a multitude of reasons those players remain unsigned...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 3 months ago 95,521 reads 124 comments

  3. The Best Bargains Remaining on the 2015-16 MLB Offseason Market

    You won't find the likes of Ian Desmond, Dexter Fowler or Howie Kendrick on the pages that follow. For while they all might ultimately sign contracts for salaries far less than they ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 3 months ago 51,216 reads 49 comments

  4. Fact or Fiction on All of MLB Offseason Week 11's Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

    It took far longer than anyone expected—nearly three months—but some of baseball's top free agents finally found homes over the past week...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 3 months ago 17,357 reads 47 comments

  5. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Offseason Week 11 News, Rumors and Speculation

    With Chris Davis re-signing with the Baltimore Orioles and Justin Upton taking his talents to the Detroit Tigers, we can cross two more teams off the list as potential landing spots for the biggest names believed to be available on the trade market...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 3 months ago 124,945 reads 180 comments

  6. Splash Deals Desperate MLB Teams Should Consider Before Opening Day

    Few agents know how to make a splash like Scott Boras, so we really shouldn't be surprised that before much of the baseball universe awoke Saturday morning, Boras had found new homes for his two biggest remaining free-agent clients...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 4 months ago 76,674 reads 151 comments

  7. Fact or Fiction on All of MLB Offseason Week 10's Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

    Thanks to the folks over at MLB .com's Cut 4 , we know that it's a fact that Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers had better odds of breaking Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak—and ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 4 months ago 39,498 reads 90 comments

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

    If it's true that there's no crying in baseball, someone forgot to fill in one executive, who recently griped to ESPN's Buster Olney about the state of the trade market. "Nobody wants to do a small trade," he complained...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 4 months ago 90,521 reads 221 comments

  9. Building MLB's Perfect Hitter, Piece by Piece

    Some would argue that engaging in an exercise to build MLB 's perfect hitter is an effort in futility, for such a player already exists. But sadly, Bartolo Colon did not make the cut as a potential donor for our trip into Dr...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 4 months ago 47,473 reads 73 comments

  10. 10 Free Agents Set to Improve Their New MLB Club the Most in 2016

    With so many impact MLB free agents still available—a group that includes Yoenis Cespdes, Wei-Yin Chen, Chris Davis, Yovani Gallardo and Justin Upton—a list of the 10 ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 4 months ago 49,447 reads 116 comments

  11. Fact or Fiction on All of MLB Offseason Week 9's Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

    Roughly six weeks separate us from the unofficial start of spring training, with pitchers and catchers set to report to camp in mid-February. While that may seem like an eternity now, it's really not that far off...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 4 months ago 32,158 reads 27 comments

  12. Under-the-Radar 2015-16 MLB Offseason Moves That Will Pay Big Dividends

    Every year, superstars command the offseason spotlight, dominating the rumor mill and the minds of fans, who dream of, say, David Price atop the rotation...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 4 months ago 28,047 reads 24 comments

  13. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Offseason Week 9 News, Rumors and Speculation

    Having spent lavishly, both in cash and prospects, to bolster their pitching staffs, teams are finally beginning to turn their attention to the bats that remain available this offseason...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 4 months ago 51,768 reads 53 comments

  14. Fact or Fiction on All of MLB Offseason Week 8's Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

    Two months have passed since the Kansas City Royals celebrated their first World Series championship in 30 years, yet we sit here on New Year's Eve with more questions than answers ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 4 months ago 19,395 reads 18 comments

  15. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Offseason Week 8 News, Rumors and Speculation

    Just when you thought it was safe to take a break from the Hot Stove League, the New York Yankees shocked the baseball universe by sending a four-player package to the Cincinnati ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 4 months ago 66,534 reads 102 comments

  16. Key Takeaways from Week 7 of MLB Hot Stove Moves, Chatter

    Christmas may have slowed down baseball's rumor mill, but not even jolly old St. Nick is capable of completely shutting down America's pastime. A pair of notable signings took place over the past week, with the St...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 4 months ago 40,038 reads 66 comments

  17. Fact or Fiction on All of MLB Offseason Week 7's Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

    The weather outside may not be winter-like for some, but Christmas typically brings with it a cooling off for the Hot Stove League...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 4 months ago 94,980 reads 78 comments

  18. MLB Trade Rumors: Potential Jake Odorizzi Trade Packages

    While trade chatter in the Hot Stove League has begun to regurgitate many of the same names we've been talking about for much of the offseason, a list that includes Carlos Carrasco ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 4 months ago 39,561 reads 77 comments

  19. Fact or Fiction on All of MLB Offseason Week 6's Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

    If you thought the hot stove was going to cool off in time for the holidays, well, you were wrong. We've seen a handful of blockbuster deals go down in recent days...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 5 months ago 25,175 reads 28 comments

  20. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Offseason Week 6 News, Rumors and Speculation

    Baseball's annual winter meetings are over, and while there was a flurry of activity, nearly every team departed Nashville, Tennessee, having also laid the groundwork for potential deals down the road...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 5 months ago 85,699 reads 156 comments

  21. Odds of Each Suitor Acquiring Top Remaining 2015-16 MLB Free Agents

    With 10 shopping days left before Christmas, the hot-stove league's shelves are still stocked with some premium gifts that teams can bestow upon their fans, despite a flurry of activity ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 5 months ago 77,662 reads 70 comments

  22. Playing Fact or Fiction with MLB's Hottest 2015 Winter Meetings Buzz

    It's the most wonderful time of the year—and I'm not talking about Christmas. The Hot Stove League is operating at scorching temperatures, with baseball's annual winter meetings ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 5 months ago 78,555 reads 71 comments

  23. MLB Trade Ideas Based on 2015 Winter Meetings News, Rumors and Speculation

    Baseball's winter meetings have gotten off to a rousing start, with trades—some completed, some falling apart—free agent signings and enough rumor and speculation to fill Dodger Stadium...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 5 months ago 30,112 reads 52 comments

  24. Surprise Moves We Could See at the 2015 MLB Winter Meetings

    Baseball's winter meetings officially kicked off Monday in Nashville, Tennessee, bringing with them the usual expectations of free agent signings, trades and the vast majority of rumor and speculation ultimately going nowhere...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 5 months ago 29,736 reads 46 comments

  25. Top Prospects Who Look MLB-Ready After Fall, Winter League Stardom

    It's always dangerous to make decisions and judgments about a player based on small sample sizes, such as those afforded to us in the Arizona Fall League or one of the Caribbean Winter Leagues...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 5 months ago 14,896 reads 2 comments