1. 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 9 months ago 40,051 reads 66 comments

  2. 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 9 months ago 95,001 reads 78 comments

  3. 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 9 months ago 39,657 reads 77 comments

  4. 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 10 months ago 25,242 reads 28 comments

  5. 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 10 months ago 85,839 reads 156 comments

  6. 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 10 months ago 77,721 reads 70 comments

  7. 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 10 months ago 78,594 reads 71 comments

  8. 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 10 months ago 30,233 reads 52 comments

  9. 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 10 months ago 29,779 reads 46 comments

  10. 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 10 months ago 14,949 reads 2 comments

  11. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Pre-Winter Meetings Buzz

    Like chocolate and peanut butter, baseball and music have always fit together well. Whether the inspiration for songwriters or the fuel that fires up a player as he steps into the box, the mutually beneficial relationship they share is timeless...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 10 months ago 86,040 reads 104 comments

  12. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Hot Stove Week 4 News, Rumors and Speculation

    There was no bigger rumor coming out of the Thanksgiving break than a report from the Boston Globe 's Nick Cafardo that Boston is trying to move Hanley Ramirez and has targeted ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 10 months ago 69,406 reads 134 comments

  13. Key Takeaways from Week 3 of MLB Hot Stove Chatter

    Not even Thanksgiving can stop the Hot Stove fires from burning. The rumor mill is back to spinning at full speed after taking a break for some turkey and stuffing, fueling speculation on multiple fronts...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 10 months ago 9,630 reads 2 comments

  14. Fact or Fiction on All of MLB Offseason Week 3's Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

    Fact: Everyone reading this will still be trying to comprehend Friday morning exactly how they fit that much food into their stomachs on Thanksgiving Day. Fiction: Everyone reading this will regret eating that much...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 10 months ago 60,636 reads 79 comments

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

    The vast majority of rumors and speculation never amount to more than fodder for fans and pundits to debate, with only the tiniest percentage actually manifesting itself as an actual trade...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 10 months ago 70,159 reads 92 comments

  16. High-Risk, High-Reward MLB Reclamation Projects Worth Taking a Chance on

    It doesn't take a brilliant baseball mind to sign a free agent like Yoenis Cespedes , Zack Greinke or David Price...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 10 months ago 18,152 reads 30 comments

  17. Early Predictions for 2016's Rookie of the Year, MVP and Cy Young Races

    There wasn't much in the way of surprises when it came to the recipients of baseball's major individual awards in 2015—aside from a National League Cy Young Award race that could ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 11 months ago 68,397 reads 211 comments

  18. Fact or Fiction on All of MLB Offseason Week 2's Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

    Buckle up, folks. For if the first two weeks of baseball's offseason are any indication, the Hot Stove League is going to take us on a long, strange trip this winter...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 11 months ago 37,430 reads 95 comments

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

    After a relatively slow start, baseball's offseason has kicked into overdrive. Four notable names—Erick Aybar (Los Angeles to Atlanta), Jeremy Hellickson (Arizona to Philadelphia), ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 11 months ago 102,398 reads 220 comments

  20. 10 MLB-Ready Prospects That Will Benefit Most from the Offseason Frenzy

    While most teams are focused on improving their rosters during the offseason so that they can put a contending club on the field the following season, the futures of a club's top prospects ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 11 months ago 2,228 reads 2 comments

  21. Fact or Fiction on All of MLB Offseason Week 1's Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

    Ballparks around the majors might be empty right now, but baseball's second season has officially begun. The Hot Stove League is underway, and teams have wasted little time to get ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 11 months ago 52,689 reads 134 comments

  22. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest GM Meetings News, Rumors and Speculation

    The baseball universe has descended on sunny Boca Raton, Florida, for the annual general manager meetings and official start of the hot stove league...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 11 months ago 69,947 reads 103 comments

  23. Top MLB Prospects Who Could Be Centerpieces of Blockbuster Winter Trades

    Baseball's prospect-mania has reached a point where some teams would rather trade a player who has proved he can succeed in the big leagues than give up the potential of an untested youngster...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 11 months ago 6,124 reads 1 comments

  24. Offseason MLB Trade Ideas Based on Post-World Series Rumors and Speculation

    That baseball's offseason hasn't yet officially begun hasn't stopped the rumor mill from beginning to spin, albeit slowly and with most of the focus on the free-agent market, which opens its doors for business Saturday...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 11 months ago 83,621 reads 135 comments

  25. Ranking the Most Surprising Impact Players of the 2015 World Series

    While the World Series spotlight shines brightest on the biggest names and most established veterans every October, less hyped and somewhat overlooked players are often the ones who come through with the most surprising moments...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 11 months ago 1,544 reads 2 comments