1. Biggest MLB Duds of Week 15, Position by Position

    It doesn't seem possible, but we're closer to the end of baseball's regular season than we are the beginning. With the All-Star Game behind us, the second half of the regular season has officially gotten underway...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 14,510 reads 23 comments

  2. Breaking Down All 30 MLB Teams' Trade Shopping Lists at 2016 Midseason Point

    No, it's not Christmas in July, but it might as well be the holiday season. For in every front office around MLB , there's a general manager doing laps around his desk with a shopping ...

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

    While most of the baseball world is still trying to comprehend Giancarlo Stanton's superhuman performance in the 2016 Home Run Derby, general managers have been busy working the phones ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 41,170 reads 63 comments

  4. MLB Home Run Derby 2016: Live Results, Highlights and Reaction

    If we learned anything from last year's MLB All-Star festivities, its that neither the Futures Game nor the All-Star Game itself comes close to matching the drama and excitement of baseball's annual Home Run Derby...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 94,016 reads 123 comments

  5. Biggest MLB Duds of Week 14, Position by Position

    With the MLB All-Star break nearly upon us, the vast majority of the players who comprise this week's All-Dud team will have to wait nearly a week before getting a shot at redemption...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 14,072 reads 24 comments

  6. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Week 14 Buzz, Rumors

    Baseball's upcoming All-Star break presents an opportunity for the vast majority of coaches and players to take a step back, clear their minds and spend some much needed time with friends and family...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 11,617 reads 54 comments

  7. 2016 MLB All-Star Game Final Vote: Odds of Each Candidate Winning a Spot

    After months of voting, only two spots remain unfilled for the 87th annual MLB All-Star Game, which will be played Tuesday, July 12, at 7:30 p.m. ET in San Diego's Petco Park. Fans have until Friday, July 8, at 4 p...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 22,898 reads 40 comments

  8. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Week 14 News, Rumors and Speculation

    When we think of the notion that pitching wins championships, we tend to think only in terms of World Series crowns. But pitching wins pennants as well—and some of that pitching arrives via in-season trades...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 30,442 reads 118 comments

  9. Biggest MLB Duds of Week 13, Position by Position

    While Homer Simpson is sure to be a fan of the No. 13 (a baker's dozen, resulting in one extra donut), the number has long been thought to be unlucky...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 6,139 reads 13 comments

  10. Lessons Learned About Each MLB Contender at the 2016 Halfway Mark

    School might be out for summer, but the 2016 MLB regular season isn't done teaching. As we arrive at the season's halfway point, we've learned quite a bit about all 30 teams. Some of those lessons have been positive, some not so much...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 27,995 reads 56 comments

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

    Attention big league shoppers: You have four weeks left to find the piece—or pieces—you need for the stretch run. That might seem like a long time, but it's not. The Aug...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 2 months ago 353 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 2 months ago 56,816 reads 98 comments

  13. 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 2 months ago 9,407 reads 12 comments

  14. 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 2 months ago 10,049 reads 7 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 34,600 reads 78 comments

  16. 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 2 months ago 42,107 reads 83 comments

  17. 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 2 months ago 14,033 reads 17 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 66,705 reads 169 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 28,647 reads 73 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 20,300 reads 106 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 1,719 reads 0 comments

  22. 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...

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  23. 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 3 months ago 71,173 reads 40 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 63,885 reads 32 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 93,382 reads 59 comments