1. New York Yankees: Will Jesus Montero Be the Catcher of the Future?

    Jesus Montero receives more attention than most of the other Yankees combined on the hot stove. As a very strong offensive prospect at a historically weak offensive position, there is of course good reason to be excited about him...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 2 years ago 3,923 reads 20 comments

  2. Philadelphia Phillies: Why They Should Not Trade Cole Hamels

    The Philadelphia Phillies have been largely criticized for being too focused on the present. However, if the Phillies do indeed want to win right now, Cole Hamels should by no means be traded...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 2 years ago 1,428 reads 15 comments

  3. 10 Most Ludicrous MLB Rumors of the Hot Stove Season Thus Far

    Every winter the baseball world is rocked by a frenzy of activity. Free agents are moving, deals are being orchestrated and there is general chaos around the world of Major League Baseball...

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  4. 2012 MLB Free Agency: Finding the Diamond in the Rough at Every Position

    The MLB offseason is where the general managers earn their paychecks. They are essentially hired to find the right player and sign him to fill the right hole on their teams...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 2 years ago 1,709 reads 0 comments

  5. MLB History: Rollie Fingers and the Best Mustaches from Every Position

    If baseball is America's pastime, the mustache is baseball's pastime. Baseball players in particular seem to have a special affinity for this particular variety of facial hair styling...

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  6. LA Dodgers: The Top 13 Minor-Leaguers in Their Farm System

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have been very successful at developing prospects in recent years if you look at the likes of Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 2 years ago 3,227 reads 3 comments

  7. MLB Power Rankings: Chances of Each Team Winning the World Series in 2012

    Even though the 2011 World Series just ended, it is never too early thinking about 2012. Many players are going to change addresses this offseason, and the landscape might change dramatically before the new season begins...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 2 years ago 1,182 reads 14 comments

  8. World Series 2011: How the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals Collided

    As the baseball season draws to its inevitable close later tonight or perhaps tomorrow morning for those of us on the East Coast, I have to think about how remarkable this World Series turned out to be...

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  9. 2011 World Series: How Statistically Improbable Was the David Freese Home Run?

    After Game 6 of the World Series, I think that baseball fans of the world are still speechless. Who would have thought that David Freese would have come up so big? I don't mean to sound like I am picking on him however...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 2 years ago 564 reads 0 comments

  10. World Series 2011: How Would a Comeback Impact Albert Pujols' Free Agency?

    As the World Series could potentially be coming to a close, I had to start thinking about the implications of the results on Albert Pujols . If the St...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 2 years ago 309 reads 0 comments

  11. 2012 MLB Free Agency: Every Team's Biggest Pipe Dream This Offseason

    Every offseason, I have said, "If only my team could get that player—he would fit perfectly on our roster...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 2 years ago 209 reads 6 comments

  12. MLB Trade Rumors: Ranking 7 Best Outfielders Who Could Be Moved

    For 28 out of the 30 Major League Baseball teams, it is now the offseason. That means that it is time to begin making those moves to climb into contention next year...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 2 years ago 1,686 reads 7 comments

  13. World Series 2011: Well-Balanced Attack Will Lead Texas Rangers

    I have been writing a lot of articles as to why the Texas Rangers have the advantage in the World Series. However, I have been very hesitant to talk a lot about their offense simply because everybody does...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 2 years ago 282 reads 2 comments

  14. MLB Playoffs 2011: Alexi Ogando's Path to Postseason Dominance

    Alexi Ogando has allowed one run in 10 and a third innings playing at what is essentially his second position as a relief pitcher this season...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 2 years ago 264 reads 0 comments

  15. World Series 2011: Why C.J. Wilson is the Most Important Player in the Series

    C.J. Wilson is going to be the most important player in World Series between the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals ...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 2 years ago 1,039 reads 6 comments

  16. MLB Playoffs 2011: Why the World Series Will Come Down to Pitching

    I know that the first thing you are probably thinking is why would I write such an obvious article? Let me try to explain. No matter which of the four teams remaining meet in the World Series, there are going to be some major bats in those lineups...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 2 years ago 307 reads 0 comments

  17. MLB Playoffs 2011: Why the Texas Rangers Are the World Series Favorites

    The Texas Rangers are looking incredibly hot right now. They're definitely the favorites to finally win their first World Series in franchise history. First, we need to face the fact that pitching has not been the strong point of this postseason...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 2 years ago 1,174 reads 3 comments

  18. 2012 MLB Free Agency Predictions: Where the Top 25 Hitters Will Land

    Although the Major League Baseball season is far from over, the winter is approaching quickly. General managers are going to start dealing big contracts to free agents in hopes of competing for the 2012 World Series...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 2 years ago 7,147 reads 17 comments

  19. ALCS 2011: Can the Detroit Tigers Get Back into Series?

    Being down 2-0 is a daunting prospect, but do the Detroit Tigers have what it takes to fight their way back into this series against the Texas Rangers? On one hand, Detroit can definitely drive in runs, and you win games by scoring runs...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 2 years ago 432 reads 2 comments

  20. 2011 MLB Playoffs: Ranking the 9 Most Shocking Upsets in NLCS History

    The Major League Baseball postseason has been riddled with upsets over the years. While it isn't quite the NCAA tournament, the National League Championship Series in particular has seen a few shocking upsets over the past 42 years...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about almost 3 years ago 1,450 reads 4 comments

  21. MLB Playoffs 2011: 7 Unsung Heroes Who Could Carry Their Teams

    Every baseball team has a superstar, but often times the unsung hero saves the day in the playoffs. Albert Pujols, Ryan Howard, Alex Rodriguez and Justin Verlander are just some ...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about almost 3 years ago 428 reads 2 comments

  22. MLB Playoffs 2011: 7 Players to Watch as Cardinals and Phillies Decide Things

    Even though Cliff Lee had a rough start on Sunday night, the Philadelphia Phillies will be back in action tonight in St. Louis to try to regain their lead in the NLDS. However, as has already been proven, the St...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about almost 3 years ago 560 reads 0 comments

  23. MLB Playoffs 2011: Why the Phillies Shouldn't Panic Yet

    Last night was indeed a disappointing night for the Philadelphia Phillies . After the Phillies jumped out to a 4-0 lead, Cliff Lee got roughed up for 12 hits and five runs over six innings and the Phillies ended up losing 5-4 to the St...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about almost 3 years ago 568 reads 0 comments

  24. The 7 Most Overrated Stats in Baseball

    Mariano Rivera just broke the all-time saves record as you all may know. However, what exactly is it save? It is kind of an arbitrary measure to say the least...

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  25. Prince Fielder's 5 Most Revealing Quotes about Free Agency

    I have been waiting for Prince Fielder to enter the free-agent market all season. With Albert Pujols also on the market, there is going to be a lot of money on the move this winter...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about almost 3 years ago 273 reads 0 comments