1. MLB Players with the Most to Adjust to on Their New Teams

    Moving to a new Major League Baseball team must feel kind of like moving to Mars. You're definitely still in the same neighborhood of the solar system, but the environment, culture and rules might be entirely different in the new town...

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  2. Former MLB Superstars on the Verge of Irrelevance Heading into 2013

    As the new baseball season is slowly approaching, I personally get pretty excited to see the rise of new stars. Watching Mike Trout last season was exciting because you knew from the beginning that he was going to be great...

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  3. MLB Trade Rumors: Ranking the Top 9 Players on the Block

    With Josh Hamilton and Zack Greinke off the big board of MLB free agents, many teams have decided to move off the free-agent market and explore possible trade options...

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  4. 8 Moves MLB Teams Must Make the Rest of the Winter

    Most of the big names are off the board now, but the Major League Baseball hot stove is far from finished. Trades will happen, free agents will join new teams and teams will always be looking to get better for the 2013 campaign...

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  5. 2013 Stats Predictions for This Year's Top 15 MLB Free Agent Signings

    Playing the free agent market is just as risky as playing the stock market. Teams make multimillion-dollar investments and hope for a positive return. However, just like the stock market, sometimes the value goes up, and sometimes the value goes down...

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  6. Grading Every Key Signing, Trade of the MLB Offseason Thus Far

    It has been a busy winter so far, and many players will be wearing different uniforms next season. Teams have been making transactions to put themselves in a better position going into 2013, but there have definitely been some unbalanced moves...

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  7. MLB Rumors: Buying or Selling the 10 Most Discussed Potential Deals

    Obviously, the most important part of baseball is played out in the summer, but the decisions that are made right now help determine how well that goes...

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  8. Detroit Tigers: Breaking down Closer Prospect Bruce Rondon

    Closer Jose Valverde became a free agent earlier this winter, and it looks like the Detroit Tigers are going to try to fill his spot from the inside...

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  9. Minnesota Twins: Why Pursuing John Lannan If He Is Available Makes Sense

    William Ladson of MLB.com tweeted that he is expecting the Washington Nationals to non-tender 28-year-old left-handed pitcher John Lannan . If that really is true, the Minnesota Twins might want to give him a look...

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  10. MLB Trade Rumors: Wil Myers-James Shields Blockbuster Makes Sense on Both Sides

    According to Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star , the Kansas City Royals have at least discussed trading top prospect Wil Myers in a package to bring Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher James Shields and some type of package to the Midwest...

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  11. MLB Free Agency: What's on Each Team's X-Mas List?

    Today is Cyber Monday, so millions of Americans are getting their Christmas shopping done as you read this article. Major League Baseball teams are also working on their wish lists...

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  12. Philadelphia Phillies: Why Angel Pagan Would Fit in the Lineup Perfectly

    Free-agent center fielder Angel Pagan was expected to return to the San Francisco Giants . After all, they just won a World Series, and Pagan played a significant role on that team...

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  13. MLB Rumors: 6 Rumors Too Ridiculous to Be True

    Every winter we anxiously watch our Twitter news feeds and wait for breaking news from the hot stove. (Or at least I do...

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  14. MLB Free Agency: Breaking Down the 6 Best Arms on the Market

    With the winter meetings approaching, there will undoubtedly be many conversations about pitching. While pitching is always important, this year could be one of the most competitive ever...

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  15. MLB Rumors: Breaking Down the 5 Best Arms on the Block

    Rumors fly around Major League Baseball year-round, but this time of year seems especially busy. Most players are at least probable trade targets, and some wild theories get thrown around...

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  16. New York Yankees: Does an Ibanez-Hairston Platoon Makes Sense?

    Would Raul Ibanez and Scott Hairston make an effective platoon for the New York Yankees ? Dan Martin of the New York Post mentioned this as a thought in one of his articles but did not elaborate on how the numbers would actually play out...

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  17. Arizona Diamondbacks: Interest Will Grow in Justin Upton as Winter Progresses

    The Justin Upton market has been somewhat quiet lately according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe . Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers told Cafardo that nobody has blown him away yet...

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  18. Philadelphia Phillies: Why They Should Pursue Angel Pagan over BJ Upton

    While all of the talk in Philadelphia has been centered around how the Phillies can get BJ Upton into the outfield, the team might be better off looking at Angel Pagan at a more predictable, and consequently better, option for 2013...

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  19. 15 MLB Free Agents Who Teams Should Let Walk

    There has been a frenzy of activity around Major League Baseball, and that hot stove will not slow down until baseball has begun in the spring...

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  20. Tampa Bay Rays: Why Trading David Price Now Makes Sense

    The American League Cy Young award has barely been given to David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays , and obviously everyone within the organization must be excited for his recognition...

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  21. Predicting Each of the Major MLB Awards for 2013

    2012 produced some amazing individual stories. Watching Miguel Cabrera win the Triple Crown or RA Dickey become one of the best pitchers in baseball were inspiring to say the least...

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  22. MLB Free Agency: Who Is the Best Fit for Kevin Youkilis?

    Kevin Youkilis is being pursued by the Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians and Philadelphia Phillies, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com . Obviously, it is early in the process and other teams have plenty of time to join in the hunt...

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  23. Boston Red Sox: Why Mike Napoli Is Not the Answer at First Base

    The Boston Red Sox are showing interest in free agent Mike Napoli , according to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe ...

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  24. San Diego Padres: Why Dan Haren Is a Great Fit

    The San Diego Padres are going to be pursuing starting pitching options at the winter meetings, according to Corey Brock of MLB.com . Brock then speculated about a few possible options in passing, and one of the names he mentioned was Dan Haren ...

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  25. Los Angeles Dodgers: Should They Really Be Targeting Starting Pitching?

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are taking the free agent market seriously. Jayson Stark of ESPN reported Tuesday that the Dodgers are looking at top shelf starting pitchers Zack Greinke , Hiroki Kuroda and Anibal Sanchez...

    Zak Schmoll Written by Zak Schmoll about over 1 year ago 1,252 reads 8 comments