1. Fantasy Baseball 2013: Full List of This Week's 2-Start Pitchers

    I am sure that some people play fantasy baseball differently, but if you are like me, you try to load up starting pitchers...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 1 year ago 5,320 reads 3 comments

  2. Predicting the MLB All-Star Game Lineups

    I know many people out there feel the All-Star game is simply a gimmick. Fortunately for you, I am not one of those people. I think it is fun to have a game of baseball where the best of each league square off head-to-head...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 1 year ago 37,767 reads 45 comments

  3. The 7 Best Places to Watch a Ballgame on a Hot Summer Day

    There is really no better way to spend a summer night than sitting at the ballpark. I have always loved sitting at anything from Little League baseball in my hometown of Barre, Vermont ...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 1 year ago 4,228 reads 18 comments

  4. 5 Everyday Starters Who Are Way Past Their Prime

    Some great players stay in baseball a little bit too long. I entirely appreciate wanting to play the best game on earth for as long as possible, but there does come a point where age begins to eat away at productivity...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 1 year ago 1,445 reads 17 comments

  5. Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top 10 Prospects After Week 9

    The Major League Baseball season is more like a marathon than a sprint. A high level of performance needs to be sustained over the long term. However, when you're in the minor leagues waiting to be called up, you need a little bit more urgency...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 1 year ago 3,428 reads 6 comments

  6. Entrance Songs That Perfectly Fit Each Top MLB Closer

    Closers are a unique breed. They need to be ready to come into the most stressful games at the most stressful times. They only need to get three outs, but in these high leverage situations, a small mistake can cost their teams the game...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 1 year ago 8,956 reads 51 comments

  7. Ranking Jean Segura Among MLB's Best Shortstops

    Jean Segura is one of the best stories in Major League Baseball this year. He only appeared in 45 games last season and was admittedly very mediocre. He hit .258 with no home runs, 14 RBI and seven stolen bases...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 1 year ago 4,688 reads 20 comments

  8. The 7 Slickest-Fielding Infielders in Baseball

    Home run hitting goes a long way, but there’s something to be said for defense. Leaping up to bring down that line drive that seems destined for extra bases can win or lose games...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 1 year ago 3,744 reads 34 comments

  9. Philadelphia Phillies: Is Carlos Zambrano a Viable Option?

    Carlos Zambrano is certainly an enigma, but some people have been wondering if the Philadelphia Phillies might be interested in bringing him on board after Roy Halladay and John Lannan landed on the DL ...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 1 year ago 4,813 reads 19 comments

  10. 5 Trends That Have Dominated the Early MLB Season

    With just over a month of the Major League Baseball season behind us, it is time to take a little bit of a step back and see what has been happening...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 1 year ago 2,210 reads 10 comments

  11. 5 Players MLB Teams Are Thankful for Not Re-Signing This Winter

    Over the winter, I know that general managers were agonizing over one important decision: Do we bring him back, or do we let him go? When contracts run out, teams have to decide which players they will bring back...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about 1 year ago 1,827 reads 6 comments

  12. Ranking MLB's Top 16 TV Announcers

    When I turn on the TV on a summer night, you can bet that baseball will be on. Personally, I will probably be watching the Phillies and listening to Chris Wheeler. However, I know that we all have different preferences when it comes to announcers...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 1 year ago 10,320 reads 14 comments

  13. Ranking MLB's 8 Most Dominant Returns from Tommy John Surgery

    Tommy John surgery. There was a time when that phrase would terrify a pitcher. Nobody quite knew if it would work when it was originally done on its namesake, but now, it is becoming more and more commonplace...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 1 year ago 2,759 reads 5 comments

  14. 5 MLB Teams Who Are Way Better Opening Day 2013 Than 2012

    Today is the day (or yesterday was the day for two teams). Major League Baseball has finally returned from hibernation, and we are certainly ready for a new season of action. However, I bet that some of us are little bit more excited than others...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 1 year ago 1,022 reads 2 comments

  15. Best Players People Forget to Mention in 'Greatest of All Time' Debates

    Who was the best player in Major League Baseball history? After that question, I am sure that you want to skip the rest of my article and go right to the comments section to defend ...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 1 year ago 3,390 reads 12 comments

  16. Fantasy Baseball 2013: Picking the Web's Most Creative Team Names

    I had to smile when I was searching around the Internet because people get pretty creative when they name their fantasy baseball teams. I thought it might be fun to put together a list of some of my favorites...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 1 year ago 51,811 reads 70 comments

  17. Full Team USA Player Grades for the 1st Round of the World Baseball Classic

    Team USA has had me on the edge of my seat. Of course, whenever you enter a competition involving America's pastime, you expect America to do a pretty good job. An opening game loss to Mexico cast shadow over America's performance...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 1 year ago 556 reads 8 comments

  18. Big Names Already Blowing Their Chance to Impress This Spring

    Major League Baseball is an inherent hierarchy. At the top, there are 25 roster spots on each franchise. Each man that occupies one of these positions has proven himself at one point or another...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 1 year ago 1,962 reads 10 comments

  19. 6 Innovative Changes MLB Should Borrow from Other Sports

    Baseball is certainly a unique sport, but that does not mean that it can’t learn something from the rest of the athletic world...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 1 year ago 3,915 reads 18 comments

  20. 10 Players Already Being Overhyped in Spring Training

    Spring training has barely begun, but the stories are already in motion. Everyone seems ready to either build on the success of last season or move on from what was a disappointing 2012...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 1 year ago 2,336 reads 10 comments

  21. The Most Dominating Fastballs in Major League Baseball

    When you think of Bob Gibson or Randy Johnson, you think about the dominant fastball. Obviously, both of these pitchers had a lot more going on than just a fastball, but the root of ...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 1 year ago 4,894 reads 26 comments

  22. Latest Destination Predictions for Each Top Remaining MLB Free Agent

    Pitchers and catchers are just about ready to report for spring training, but there are still some important free agents on the market...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 1 year ago 141 reads 5 comments

  23. MLB Free Agency 2013: Playing Fact or Fiction with All the Hottest Rumors

    Even though the free-agent market is dwindling, there are still a handful of very solid names available to Major League Baseball teams. As a result of this continuing activity, there are still rumors floating around...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 1 year ago 1,184 reads 2 comments

  24. Worst Blown Calls in the History of Baseball

    As much as we all hate to admit it, umpires are not perfect. We want them to be robots and make every call with pinpoint precision. However, if we have humans, we have to accept human error...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 1 year ago 6,879 reads 32 comments

  25. 10 Players Who Need Huge Spring Training Performances to Make the Roster

    Even though it doesn't feel like it in many parts of the country, spring training is approaching quickly. For many players, it can't get here soon enough. Spring Training gives an opportunity...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 1 year ago 3,593 reads 3 comments