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

    While baseball's rumor mill is heating up, the San Diego Padres stand as the only non-contenders who have accepted their fate and are officially open for business...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 day ago 43,605 reads 71 comments

  2. Biggest MLB Duds of Week 12, Position by Position

    Spoiler Alert: For the first time in weeks, Prince Fielder does not appear on our All-Dud Team. Texas' husky designated hitter played his way out of consideration...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 3 days ago 9,329 reads 12 comments

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

    If we've learned anything through nearly three months of the 2016 MLB regular season, it's that much of what we thought we knew in spring training was flat-out wrong...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 5 days ago 9,722 reads 7 comments

  4. Pinpointing Each 2016 MLB Contender's Biggest Weakness Needing Trade Fix

    There is no such thing as a perfect team in baseball. Each and every one of MLB 's 30 franchises—contenders and non-contenders alike—has at least one glaring weakness...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 7 days ago 34,250 reads 78 comments

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

    In the first week of June, James Shields was traded from the San Diego Padres to the Chicago White Sox. On Sunday, the Los Angeles Dodgers sent former top pitching prospect Zach Lee to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for infielder Chris Taylor...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 8 days ago 41,746 reads 83 comments

  6. Biggest MLB Duds of Week 11, Position by Position

    Rookie of the Year candidates, current (and former) All-Stars and high-paid veterans litter Week 11's All-Dud team...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 10 days ago 14,020 reads 17 comments

  7. Establishing Each MLB Team's Top 2016 Trade Market Priorities

    Seven weeks. That's how much time each of baseball's 30 franchises have to figure out whether they're contenders or pretenders, buyers or sellers, before baseball's Aug. 1 non-waiver trade deadline arrives...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 13 days ago 66,258 reads 169 comments

  8. Surprise Stars Who Deserve 2016 MLB All-Star Game Spots

    Just about a month from now, the American and National Leagues will send their best and brightest to San Diego's Petco Park for MLB 's 87th All-Star Game. Unsurprisingly, fan voting has become nothing more than a popularity contest...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 14 days ago 28,528 reads 73 comments

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

    Just when you thought baseball's rumor mill was about to shift into a higher gear, it stalled out. There's been plenty of speculation mixed in with a smattering of rumors, but much ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 15 days ago 19,967 reads 106 comments

  10. Odds of Each Notable 2016 MLB Draft 'Legacy' Prospect Reaching the Majors

    At some point in nearly everyone's childhood, they decide they want to follow in a family member's footsteps. For some, it's their mother or father. For others, it’s a brother or sister...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 17 days ago 1,516 reads 0 comments

  11. Odds of Each 2016 MLB Draft 'Legacy' Prospect Reaching MLB

    At some point in nearly everyone's childhood, they decide that they want to follow in a family member's footsteps. For some, it's their mother or father. For others, it’s a brother or sister...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 17 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. Ranking the 10 Biggest Steals of the 2016 MLB Draft

    Soon-to-be Hall of Fame catcher Mike Piazza wasn't drafted until the 62nd round of the 1988 MLB draft, when the Los Angeles Dodgers made him the 1,390th overall selection...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 18 days ago 70,147 reads 40 comments

  13. 2016 MLB Draft Results: Biggest Winners and Losers from Day 2

    It's time for America's favorite game show, "Jump to Conclusions!" Really, that's about all we can do now that Day 2 of the 2016 MLB draft is in the books...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 19 days ago 63,706 reads 32 comments

  14. MLB Draft 2016: Ranking the Biggest Steals of Day 1

    By the time 10 p.m. ET rolled around, three of the top five steals on Day 1 of the 2016 MLB draft—players taken lower than expected—were position players. A half-hour later, only one remained...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 20 days ago 93,242 reads 59 comments

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

    Baseball players are human beings, not cyborgs sent from the future to destroy Sarah Connor. As a result, they get injured—some more seriously than others—and it's ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 22 days ago 2,138 reads 2 comments

  16. Biggest MLB Duds of Week 9, Position by Position

    We're now officially two months into baseball's regular season, past the time when we can point at a player's lack of production and call it "early-season struggles," "rust" or whatever other excuse you can think of...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 24 days ago 11,032 reads 12 comments

  17. MLB's Biggest Trade Chips 2 Months from the 2016 Deadline

    It'd be easy to rattle off names like Jose Fernandez, Bryce Harper and Mike Trout as the biggest trade chips in baseball. It'd be just as easy to include top prospects like Washington's Lucas Giolito, Pittsburgh's Tyler Glasnow and Philadelphia's J...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 27 days ago 70,946 reads 102 comments

  18. Selecting the 2016 MLB All-Overpaid Team After 2 Months

    You don't have to be a professional athlete to be considered overpaid. Sadly, there are plenty of people across a wide spectrum of fields who aren't good at their jobs and don't deserve the gaudy salaries they collect...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 28 days ago 49,527 reads 67 comments

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

    Is James Shields a member of the Chicago White Sox yet? Talk of the veteran hurler joining the American League Central contenders might be the juiciest rumor out there, but it's far from the only one...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 29 days ago 2,210 reads 0 comments

  20. Biggest MLB Duds of May 2016, Position by Position

    Aside from a few failed fireworks here and there, Memorial Day weekend tends to be devoid of duds. It's a time for family and friends to gather for the first official barbecues of the season, some frosty adult beverages and, of course, baseball...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 31,004 reads 32 comments

  21. Predicting the Top 10 MLB Players to Be Traded in 2016

    Predictions are a lot like trades. Sometimes they work out, sometimes they don't. But that doesn't stop teams from swinging deals or pundits and statisticians from predicting the future, so you can be sure it's not going to stop us, either...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 60,003 reads 99 comments

  22. Crucial MLB Questions Left Unanswered After Season's First 2 Months

    It seems as if Opening Day was only a few weeks ago, but here we sit, with Memorial Day fast approaching and nearly two months of baseball's regular season already behind us. Time flies, whether you're having fun or not...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 10,953 reads 41 comments

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

    It's official: Baseball's rumor mill is back in business. We've seen a slew of rumors and speculation make the rounds over the past week, some of it driven by untimely injuries and some by a lack of production...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 68,417 reads 76 comments

  24. Biggest MLB Duds of Week 7, Position by Position

    And we're back! After taking last week off, B/R's All-Dud Team of the Week makes its triumphant return, and just in time. There were some truly awful performances put forth in the seventh week of the regular season...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 8,488 reads 16 comments

  25. Selecting the 2016 MLB 1st-Quarter All-Breakout Team

    There are countless reasons why some MLB players take time to finally reach their potential and deliver a breakout season. We're talking about the kind of campaign that makes us change the way we look at them...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 67,167 reads 103 comments