1. Kansas City Royals Offseason Tracker: Hottest Trade Rumors, Free Agency News

    Kansas City took some big steps in the right direction in 2013, finishing the season 10 games above .500 and managing to hang around in the playoff race until the last two weeks of the regular season...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 17,157 reads 10 comments

  2. Chicago White Sox Offseason Tracker: Hottest Trade Rumors, Free Agency News

    A year after nearly winning the AL Central, the wheels fell off for manager Robin Ventura and the Chicago White Sox . Not only did the team finish in last place in the division in 2013, 36 games under ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 17,355 reads 14 comments

  3. Baltimore Orioles Offseason Tracker: Hottest Trade Rumors, Free-Agency News

    After ending a 15-year playoff drought in 2012, Baltimore headed into the 2013 with high expectations. While the team was successful, putting together its second consecutive winning ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 22,716 reads 14 comments

  4. Texas Rangers Offseason Tracker: Hottest Trade Rumors, Free-Agency News

    A disappointing 2013 campaign finds the Texas Rangers in an unenviable situation heading into the offseason...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 33,317 reads 33 comments

  5. New York Yankees Offseason Tracker: Hottest Trade Rumors, Free Agency News

    After missing the playoffs for only the second time since 1995, the New York Yankees and GM Brian Cashman head into the offseason with multiple problems to deal with...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 81,300 reads 81 comments

  6. New York Mets Offseason Tracker: Hottest Trade Rumors, Free Agency News

    For the first time since taking over as GM of the New York Mets after the 2010 season, Sandy Alderson has the financial flexibility to make some significant additions to the team's 25-man roster between now and Opening Day...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 48,855 reads 27 comments

  7. Detroit Tigers Offseason Tracker: Hottest Trade Rumors, Free Agency News

    Detroit enters the offseason a team in flux. After three consecutive AL Central crowns, manager Jim Leyland has stepped down, leaving the team searching for a new leader...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 63,158 reads 61 comments

  8. Boston Red Sox Offseason Tracker: Hottest Trade Rumors, Free Agency News

    While the rest of Red Sox nation gets to bask in the glory of the team's third World Series crown in the past 10 years, GM Ben Cherington has to preemptively end his celebration ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 86,554 reads 51 comments

  9. Atlanta Braves Offseason Tracker: Hottest Trade Rumors, Free Agency News

    After winning the 12th National League East title in team history—the first since the team's record-setting run of 11 consecutive crowns ended in 2006—Atlanta's season ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 68,181 reads 36 comments

  10. Biggest Studs and Duds of the Entire 2013 MLB Postseason

    Playoff baseball is a different animal than regular-season baseball is, and the pressure that builds up as a team's season comes down to a matter of swings, its dreams of hoisting the Commissioner's Trophy fluttering away, can be overwhelming...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 2,327 reads 4 comments

  11. Predicting All 30 MLB Teams' Biggest Offseason Move

    While the World Series is still going on, it's not too early to begin thinking about the Hot Stove League, which is set to get underway next week...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 60,919 reads 71 comments

  12. Final Predictions for MLB's 2013 Gold Glove Award Winners

    While the biggest of baseball's awards won't be handed out until after the World Series has come to an end, the results in the 2013 Gold Glove Award voting will be announced on Tuesday night at 8 p...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 17,910 reads 34 comments

  13. Ranking Cardinals 'Trip-off with Most Controversial World Series Plays Ever

    Major league umpires are most effective when they spend the game in relative anonymity. Other than a passing mention at the start of the game, nobody sitting in either dugout wants ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 8,185 reads 13 comments

  14. Boston Red Sox vs. St. Louis Cardinals: Keys to Each Team Winning WS Game 4

    A wild Game 3 saw both teams mount rallies late, with five of the game's nine total runs crossing home plate from the seventh inning on. After a controversial call to end the contest, the St...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 8,778 reads 15 comments

  15. Jon Lester Accused of Cheating in World Series by Cardinals Minor League Pitcher

    Red Sox ace Jon Lester pitched a gem against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the World Series, scattering five hits while striking out eight over 7.2 scoreless innings en route to an 8-1 Boston drubbing for an early 1-0 series lead...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 1,272,788 reads 694 comments

  16. Boston Red Sox vs. St. Louis Cardinals: Keys to Each Team Winning WS Game 2

    While it may seem foolish to call Game 2 of the 2013 World Series a "must-win" game for the St. Louis Cardinals, dropping the first two games of the series to the Boston Red Sox ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 7,616 reads 31 comments

  17. World Series 2013: 10 Predictions for St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox

    For the fourth time in World Series history—and the second time since 2004—the Boston Red Sox and St...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 19,030 reads 54 comments

  18. The Best Multi-Tool Players in MLB

    They are the Swiss army knives of baseball—the multi -tool players. Whether it's hitting for average and power, causing havoc on the basepaths with their legs or shutting ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 15,305 reads 69 comments

  19. Next Steps for the Boston Red Sox to Win the World Series

    Boston's remarkable 2013 season continues, with the St. Louis Cardinals the last obstacle for the Red Sox to traverse as the team looks to win its third World Series Championship since 2004...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 2,648 reads 3 comments

  20. Top Jim Leyland Replacement Options for the Detroit Tigers

    After eight seasons, three AL Central titles and a pair of American League pennants, Jim Leyland has stepped down as manager of the Detroit Tigers ...

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  21. Boston Red Sox vs. St. Louis Cardinals: 10 X-Factors for the 2013 World Series

    Baseball's playoffs are the great equalizer. The team that wins isn't always the best team; rather, it's the team that gets the biggest contributions from the most unlikely places that advances to the next round of the postseason...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 8,789 reads 15 comments

  22. Video, Twitter Reaction to Boston Red Sox Celebrating World Series Trip

    Worst-to-first in the American League East wasn't enough for the Boston Red Sox , now four victories away from winning the eighth World Series Championship in team history—its third since 2004...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 9,357 reads 5 comments

  23. Risky Moves Managers Should Make to Chase a World Series Trip

    Detroit's Jim Leyland and Los Angeles' Don Mattingly both find their teams on the short ends of their respective MLB championship series, as they face the prospect of dashed World Series dreams and an offseason full of "what ifs" ahead of them..

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 1,368 reads 7 comments

  24. Ranking the Greatest League Championship Series Comebacks of All Time

    David Ortiz and Jarrod Saltalamacchia put everything that makes playoff baseball better than every other sport's postseason on display for all to see on Sunday night, with a dramatic ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 4,158 reads 6 comments

  25. Dodgers vs. Cardinals: Keys to Each Team Winning NLCS Game 3

    The National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals heads out to the West Coast on Monday night for Game 3, with the Cardinals holding a 2-0 lead over the hometown Dodgers...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 7,443 reads 17 comments