1. The Most Critical MLB Free-Agent Issue Facing Each Team

    Although winter is almost here and Major League Baseball teams should be taking time off, the offseason is already in full swing. Player options are being accepted or denied, and free agents are entering the market...

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  2. Will Josh Hamilton Really Get Anywhere near Seven Years, $175 Million?

    According to John Perrotto of Baseball Prospectus , Josh Hamilton is looking for a contract in the vicinity of seven years in length and worth a total of $175 million...

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  3. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim: Do Not Be Afraid of Bringing Back Dan Haren

    Dan Haren was on the verge of being traded to the Chicago Cubs on Friday night for a package that would have sent at least Carlos Marmol to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim , according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports ...

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  4. Philadelphia Phillies: Why They Should Be Careful Chasing BJ Upton

    The Philadelphia Phillies are the early front-runners in the race for free-agent center fielder B.J. Upton , according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports . The Phillies should proceed very cautiously if they truly are interested in Upton...

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  5. New York Mets: Signing Ryan Madson Would Be a Wise Move

    Ryan Madson has declined his $11 million option with the Cincinnati Reds according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports . He will receive a $2.5 million buyout and will become a free agent...

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  6. Biggest Winners and Losers of the Ervin Santana Trade

    The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim traded starting pitcher Ervin Santana to the Kansas City Royals for minor-league relief pitcher Brandon Sisk, according to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports ...

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  7. San Francisco Giants: Is It Appropriate to Label Them a Dynasty?

    Of course, winning two World Series in three seasons is definitely an impressive feat. There is no way that I would deny that, and I want to congratulate the San Francisco Giants for everything that they have accomplished...

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  8. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim: Are Haren and Santana Worth Trading?

    The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim must have been frustrated with the way that this season turned out. However, it is shaping up to be another busy winter in the City of Angels...

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  9. The Most Tradable Asset on Every MLB Team

    The postseason has begun. Deals are going to go down, and many players are going to be wearing different uniforms when they head to Spring Training. That being said, some players are much more tradable than others...

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  10. Philadelphia Phillies: Why They Need to Be Conservative This Winter

    The Philadelphia Phillies no doubt want to rebound from what was a frustrating 2012. Obviously, there are many ways to go about fixing a baseball team that was not quite functioning at full strength all season...

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  11. New York Yankees: Why Alex Rodriguez Is Not Going Anywhere This Winter

    Alex Rodriguez could have easily been one of the most talked about stories of the winter, but it is apparently a little bit too early to start talking yet and there may not be any reason to be talking at all...

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  12. Grading All 30 MLB Teams Fanbases in 2012

    Just because baseball fans don't sit outside and tailgate before every home game doesn't mean we are any less passionate about the teams we love...

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  13. Boston Red Sox: Why Torii Hunter Would Be a Great Fit at Fenway

    Torii Hunter is probably going to be finding a new home next season, according to Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors . Of course, this is not surprising whatsoever...

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  14. The 10 Greatest MLB Teams to Lose in the World Series

    At the end of the season, two great teams meet in the World Series. These teams have overcome every obstacle and had great success throughout the entire season, but one series can ...

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  15. Every MLB Team's Biggest Liability Under Contract

    Major League Baseball salaries keep rising, and many contracts don't work out nearly as well as originally intended. Some players simply underperform and don't seem to be worth the money anymore...

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  16. MLB Free Agency: Anibal Sanchez Stock Rising with Strong Playoff Performances

    The playoffs are a great time to raise your stock if you're an impending free agent, and it seems as if starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez is taking full advantage of that situation...

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  17. St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Francisco Giants: 5 Key Matchups in Game 1 of NLCS

    The St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants overcame different obstacles on their way to the National League Championship Series...

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  18. MLB Free Agents 2013: The Most Underrated Player at Each Position

    Even though we still have October baseball being played, some players are already worried about the winter. For some players, the winter could mean long-term job security, but for these guys, it won’t necessarily matter...

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  19. Cincinnati Reds vs. San Francisco Giants: 5 Biggest Matchups in Game 1 of NLDS

    The San Francisco Giants and Cincinnati Reds will bring everything they have to their playoff opener on Saturday. Both lineups are loaded with more talent than they have had in recent memory, and there will be a pair of aces on the mound...

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  20. 10 Impending Free Agents with the Most to Gain/Lose in the MLB Playoffs

    The playoffs can make or break Major League Baseball teams for obvious reasons, but for players who will be entering free agency this winter, they have a double burden...

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  21. MLB Power Rankings: All 30 Teams Based Solely on September

    The entire baseball season is important, but when the season is almost over, there seems to be a special intensity. Even though a loss in April matters as much as a loss in September, it doesn’t feel that way...

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  22. Texas Rangers: What Will They Do with Elvis Andrus and Jurickson Profar?

    According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports , the Texas Rangers have no intention of trading shortstop Elvis Andrus this winter. Of course, it does make you wonder what is going to happen with the incredibly talented shortstop Jurickson Profar ...

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  23. Why Justin Verlander Deserves the American League Cy Young Again

    The American League Cy Young award race is going to be tough to call. While there are some traditionally dominant arms like Justin Verlander , Felix Hernandez or Jered Weaver in the discussion, there are plenty of other arms joining them...

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  24. Arizona Diamondbacks: Where Could Justin Upton Be Moving This Winter?

    After a difficult 2012, many people were wondering what kind of trade value Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Justin Upton would command if they decided to send him out of the desert...

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  25. The Most Groundbreaking Players in MLB History

    There are plenty of great players in the history of Major League Baseball, but there's something a little bit different about being designated as groundbreaking...

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