1. Houston Astros: Could Ivan Rodriguez Return to Houston?

    Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez might be an option for the Houston Astros . According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports on Twitter , the Astros might not keep Humberto Quintero and acquiring Rodriguez is a "possibility...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 1,547 reads 3 comments

  2. Predicting Every MLB Team's Best Player 5 Years from Now

    As important as the 2012 season will undoubtedly be, Major League Baseball teams are undoubtedly worried about 2013, 2014 and beyond...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 14,956 reads 69 comments

  3. Washington Nationals: Why They Need to Continue Pursuing Oswalt and Gonzalez

    The Washington Nationals are apparently very interested in Gio Gonzalez still. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports , they are "pushing hard" to acquire the young left-hander...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 372 reads 0 comments

  4. MLB Philadelphia Phillies: Grading the Top 6 Moves of the Offseason so Far

    The offseason is not over yet, but the Philadelphia Phillies have been relatively active already. This really shouldn't come as much of a surprise, because the Phillies always seem to be pretty busy...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 6,007 reads 15 comments

  5. Cincinnati Reds GM Walt Jocketty Is Not Done Looking for Starting Pitching

    The Cincinnati Reds have already made the biggest trade of the offseason so far, but according to Buster Olney , the Reds are not done yet...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 1,414 reads 14 comments

  6. Why Philadelphia Phillies Fans Should Be Thrilled to Have Jimmy Rollins Back

    The Philadelphia Phillies have re-signed Jimmy Rollins for a contract of three years worth about $33 million, according to Jim Salisbury . There was also a vesting fourth year added to the deal...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 877 reads 14 comments

  7. Cincinnati Reds: Trading for Mat Latos Was a Great Move

    The Cincinnati Reds have acquired Mat Latos for a package headlined by first base prospect Yonder Alonso according to Ken Rosenthal . You have to love this trade if you are Cincinnati Reds fan...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 4,511 reads 50 comments

  8. San Francisco Giants: Could Omar Vizquel Contribute at Short?

    Omar Vizquel wants to play another year of baseball, and it really doesn't seem to matter where. According to his Twitter page , if he was offered a contract with the San Francisco Giants , he would say, "Let's go now...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 80 reads 7 comments

  9. MLB Power Rankings: World Series Chances After Albert Pujols, CJ Wilson Deals

    I wrote a piece a while back predicting the chances of each franchise winning the World Series next season...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 244 reads 2 comments

  10. Prince Fielder: Will His Contract Approach Albert Pujols'?

    According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports , Prince Fielder is looking for a contract in the range of 10 years and $254 million...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 792 reads 4 comments

  11. Norichika Aoki: Japanese Center Fielder Possibly Posted This Morning

    According to Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports, Norichika Aoki will probably be posted by the Yakult Swallows this morning. I have a feeling that a lot of people might not have even heard his name before, so let's take a look at who this guy is...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 338 reads 0 comments

  12. Philadelphia Phillies: Why Re-Signing Jimmy Rollins Looks More Probable

    The Milwaukee Brewers signed Alex Gonzalez , and the St. Louis Cardinals are in the process of re-signing Rafael Furcal . There go two more of the potential suitors for Jimmy Rollins ...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 1,338 reads 7 comments

  13. MLB Trade Rumors: Gio Gonzalez Is a Good Fit with the Nationals

    Again, we are hearing the same news from Oakland . According to MLB .com reporter Jane Lee on Twitter, "Everyone not named Jemile Weeks is still available...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 1,758 reads 6 comments

  14. Omar Vizquel a Possibility at Short for Philadelphia Phillies?

    With the future of free-agent shortstop Jimmy Rollins up in the air, here is an interesting rumor for you all to consider as a shortstop: Omar Vizquel has been rumored to be working with the Phillies on some type of contract...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 5,218 reads 8 comments

  15. Albert Pujols Signs with the Angels: What Are the Angels Going to Do Next?

    Albert Pujols has reportedly signed a contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim . According to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports , the 10-year deal will be worth between $250 million and $260 million...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 1,994 reads 8 comments

  16. Miami Marlins: Does the Mark Buehrle Signing Make the Marlins a Contender?

    The Miami Marlins have been breaking open their bank account this offseason. They already signed superstar shortstop Jose Reyes and closer Heath Bell, but yesterday they went out ...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 1,008 reads 13 comments

  17. MLB Free Agency: Phillies No Longer Chasing Aramis Ramirez

    According to Ken Rosenthal , the Phillies are no longer actively going after Aramis Ramirez and are no longer shopping Placido Polanco as potential trade bait. I think that this was honestly the correct move...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 2,338 reads 1 comments

  18. MLB Trade Rumors: Gio Gonzalez Could Be a Target for Philadelphia Phillies

    A few days ago I wrote an article about what the Phillies could have looked like if they hadn't traded Gio Gonzalez in that Freddy Garcia trade...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 228 reads 5 comments

  19. Albert Pujols: Breaking Down the Narrowing Field

    Albert Pujols is certainly the most talked-about man in baseball right now. In fact, he may be one of the most talked-about men in the world right now...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 2,878 reads 9 comments

  20. MLB Trade Rumors: 10 Franchise Players Most Likely to Be Dealt

    Many teams are looking for that blockbuster deal to pull at the winter meetings. It kind of goes without saying that some major players are going to probably be wearing different uniforms next season...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 4,993 reads 23 comments

  21. Jose Reyes to Miami Marlins: How Does Signing Affect Jimmy Rollins?

    Jose Reyes just signed a very nice contract to take his talents to South Beach. However, how does this impact Jimmy Rollins and the Phillies ? First, according to Buster Olney ...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 3,042 reads 5 comments

  22. Pedro Martinez: A Pitcher Who Dominated His Era

    Pedro Martinez recently announced that he will be retiring, according to Evan Drellich of MLB .com. For quite a few seasons, there was no better pitcher in baseball...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 489 reads 6 comments

  23. Philadelphia Phillies: Do You Remember the Other Half of the Freddy Garcia Deal?

    I realize that hindsight is 20/20. However, it really struck me last night as I was thinking about trades that the Phillies have made in previous winter meetings how much I wish the Phillies could operate by hindsight...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 4,763 reads 2 comments

  24. Philadelphia Phillies: Why Jimmy Rollins Will Stay in Philadelphia

    According to Comcast Sports , Ruben Amaro Jr. is going to meet with Jimmy Rollins ' agent, Dan Lozano, at baseball's winter meetings which begin on Monday in Dallas...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 3,859 reads 4 comments

  25. New York Yankees: Mariano Rivera's Career in Review

    Since November 29 was Mariano Rivera 's 42nd birthday, let's take a look back at what has been a phenomenal career in New York Yankees pinstripes. His rookie season in 1995 was by far his worst campaign, which is significant for two reasons...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 3 years ago 889 reads 4 comments