1. The Market for Carlos Zambrano

    With news breaking yesterday that the Cubs may look to deal Carlos Zambrano, I can't help but be skeptical. Firstly, I have a tough time believing that any team will take on the more than $50+ ...

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  2. 20 Percent Club: Three Rising Stars Who Won't Come Discounted at Contract Time

    Over the next few seasons, some of baseball's brightest young stars will become free agents for the first time. And while baseball fans like myself are excited to see how much money these young ...

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  3. Free Agent at the End of the Season: Johnny Damon

    There aren't too many players, who put up some of the best of numbers of their career at 35 years old. But Johnny Damon is doing just that. Even though Damon is past his supposed prime, he's still putting up fantastic numbers...

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  4. The Race for Bryce Harper, Week Five

    Even though I missed a week in documenting the race for Bryce Harper, not much has changed atop the leaderboard. To check out the Harper standings from two weeks ago, click here...

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  5. Pedro Martinez: The Free Agent

    After his mastery against the New York Mets last night, Pedro Martinez's numbers are officially ridiculous. In seven starts with the Philadelphia Phillies, Martinez is 5-0 with a phenomenal 2...

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  6. Free Agent at the End of the Season: Bengie Molina

    Benjie Molina is one of the slowest players in baseball today. For that reason alone, he's one of my favorite players to watch...

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  7. Right View Pro: The Future is Here

    Let's take a trip down memory lane for a second: when you played little league baseball, what we're some of the common tips that coaches gave you with regards to hitting?Among the litany ...

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  8. Could Matt Holliday Go To the Angels Next Year?

    Let the Matt Holliday free agent speculation begin. From Buster Olney: "But I'll venture a guess (and it's nothing more at this point): Holliday winds up signing with the Angels, effectively replacing Vladimir Guerrero within their salary structure...

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  9. Did the Orioles Make a Mistake by Not Trading Luke Scott?

    From May until July, Luke Scott was one of the biggest surprises in baseball. Scott was tearing the cover off the ball and many wondered if the slugger was finally developing into the player that so many thought he would become...

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  10. Matt Holiday: Free Agent at the End of the Season

    Before the 2009 season began, people wondered if Matt Holliday was simply a good hitter, who became a great hitter because he played half of his games at Coors Field...

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  11. 2009 Roster: Worst Contract Extensions (The September Edition)

    After looking over my original roster from April, I decided that it was about time that I fully updated the 2009 roster of the worst contract extensions...

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  12. Hypothetically Speaking: Would You Trade Kosuke Fukudome for Aaron Rowand?

    This continues the series of hypothetical trades involving players with high salaries that would be consummated during the offseason. To view more of these trades, click here and here...

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  13. The Zack Greinke Contract Extension

    Yesterday Royals GM Dayton Moore answered questions from fans via mlb.com. The idea in theory is a good one: have the GM answer questions straight from the fans, this way the fans feel connected and the GM can get his message out to the general public...

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  14. 2009 Roster: Worst Contract Extensions (REVISITING)

    In the beginning of April, I took a glance at some of the "worst" contract extensions that were currently floating around baseball...

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  15. Hypothetically Speaking: Would You Trade Oliver Perez for Gary Matthews Jr.?

    Hypothetically speaking, let's say that the New York Mets have decided that they can't take another year of Oliver Perez and his inconsistent performance...

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  16. Jason Bay: A Free Agent at the End of the Season

    There is no doubt in my mind that Jason Bay can be a very productive player, he's proven that time and time again. Since 2004, Bay has hit at least 20 home runs in every season and has hit 30 home runs four times...

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  17. Baseball's Roberto Luongo

    Since I don't follow hockey, there has to be a good reason why hockey's about to mentioned here. A 12-year contract extension will do that: The Vancouver Canucks and goalie Roberto Luongo agreed to a 12-year contract extension Wednesday...

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  18. Free Agent at the End of the Season: Bobby Abreu

    Perhaps no player in baseball has boosted their free agent candidacy like Bobby Abreu. When Abreu was a free agent last season, most teams viewed him as an afterthought. Sure Abreu could hit, but for some reason, there was absolutely no market for Abreu..

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  19. Free Agent to be Russell Branyan: Out for the Year?

    And it looks like Russell Branyan's magical 2009 season has unfortunately come to a close. Injuries suck: "Wakamatsu said there is a strong possibility that Russell Branyan will not be back this season...

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  20. Is Luis Castillo "Untradeable?"

    In Jayson Stark's recent column, he examines the mess that is the New York Mets. Stark declares: "So the logical solution is: Trade one or two of those stars. Re-stir the mix...

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  21. How Citi Field Will Affect the Mets in 2010

    Well, one of the least hitter-friendly parks in the majors isn't going to get anymore hitter-friendly anytime soon. Not in 2010 at least...

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  22. Dan Uggla: What Cha' Bitchin For?

    Does Hanley Ramirez not care because he's got a $70 million contract? Crazy as it sounds, Dan Uggla thinks/thought so: "Uggla accused Ramirez of a lack of desire and effort to win...

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  23. Pete Rose and Gambling

    Did Pete Rose Bet On Baseball? Over two decades ago, Pete Rose was investigated and subsequently banned from Major League Baseball (and the Hall of Fame) for illegal sports betting...

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  24. Jon Garland Trade: Impact on Free Agency?

    As most of us know by now, Jon Garland was dealt from the lowly Diamondbacks to the NL West leading Dodgers two days ago...

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  25. Jim Thome Trade: Impact on Free Agency?

    As most of us know by now, Jim Thome was dealt from the painfully mediocre White Sox to the NL West leading Dodgers two days ago...

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