1. 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 almost 2 years ago 83,456 reads 119 comments

  2. 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 almost 2 years ago 16,662 reads 40 comments

  3. 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 almost 2 years ago 76,745 reads 87 comments

  4. 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 almost 2 years ago 4,921 reads 5 comments

  5. 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 almost 2 years ago 29,610 reads 85 comments

  6. 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 almost 2 years ago 11,591 reads 22 comments

  7. 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 almost 2 years ago 103,498 reads 139 comments

  8. 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 almost 2 years ago 18,359 reads 23 comments

  9. 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 almost 2 years ago 67,470 reads 166 comments

  10. 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 almost 2 years ago 10,440 reads 5 comments

  11. 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 almost 2 years ago 42,211 reads 72 comments

  12. 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 almost 2 years ago 26,792 reads 30 comments

  13. 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 almost 2 years ago 8,289 reads 5 comments

  14. 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 almost 2 years ago 21,450 reads 31 comments

  15. 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 almost 2 years ago 28,203 reads 28 comments

  16. 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 almost 2 years ago 14,069 reads 10 comments

  17. 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 almost 2 years ago 4,098 reads 7 comments

  18. 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 almost 2 years ago 22,276 reads 80 comments

  19. Ranking MLB's Most Pitcher-Friendly Ballparks, by the Numbers

    Everybody loves a high-scoring game, one that features multiple lead changes, a handful of big knocks—maybe even a moonshot or two—and a final score that more resembles ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 38,801 reads 54 comments

  20. MLB Rumors: The Early-Season Buzz Around Every Team

    Its speed may vary from day to day, but baseball's rumor mill never comes to a complete stop. While we often think of the rumor mill as a place where only free agents and trades are ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 51,770 reads 49 comments

  21. 10 Ice Cold MLB Starts That Are Sure to Turn Around

    Ice-cold starts don't discriminate. They don't care if a player is a high-priced free agent looking to make his mark in a new city, an up-and-coming youngster looking to build on a ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 7,234 reads 14 comments

  22. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Week 2 News, Rumors and Speculation

    As injuries mount and teams begin to sour on ineffective players currently on their rosters, the rumor mill has begun to pick up speed...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 21,106 reads 16 comments

  23. Biggest Questions Needing Answers After MLB's Opening Week

    One week of baseball is typically far too small a sample size to provide definitive answers to most of the questions that many baseball fans had heading into the regular season, though we have gotten an answer to at least one...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 15,004 reads 11 comments

  24. MLB Team of the Week: Cain, Gonzalez and Gray Star

    Meaningful baseball is finally here, and America's pastime didn't disappoint, with an exciting opening week of action that saw a variety of players deliver some big-time performances, both at the plate and in the field...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 19,774 reads 24 comments

  25. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Week 1 News, Rumors and Speculation

    Just when you thought it was safe to etch a team's 25-man roster in stone, along come the Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres to make us start the process all over...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 33,335 reads 60 comments