1. Alex Gordon: Why the Boston Red Sox Should Trade for Him

    In what could prove to be a very interesting winter for the Boston Red Sox , believe it or not, hope springs eternal. Despite the fact that this incarnation of the team has been an abomination to the franchise, the sun will come out tomorrow...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 2,745 reads 24 comments

  2. RA Dickey & the Most Deserving Candidates for the 2012 NL Cy Young Award

    With just about three weeks left in the 2012 Major League Baseball season, the awards races are heating up about as much as the race for October...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 82 reads 0 comments

  3. Kris Medlen a Big Part of Atlanta Braves' Late-Season Success

    The Atlanta Braves are tied for the fourth best record in all of Major League Baseball. Unfortunately for them, the Washington Nationals have the best record in baseball and ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 760 reads 2 comments

  4. AL MVP Race: Other Deserving Candidates Not Named Trout

    Mike Trout will, in all likelihood, win the 2012 American League MVP Award. With just 118 games under his belt in his rookie season, Trout leads the American League with a .328 batting average and 45 stolen bases...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 1,333 reads 13 comments

  5. 25 Best MLB Styles of the Season

    How exactly does style fit into the world of Major League Baseball? Some call it swagger. Some may call it class. Be it as an individual, or a team in general, style rears its fashionable head every day in Major League Baseball...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 4,556 reads 8 comments

  6. Buster Posey of San Francisco Giants Has Solidified His Case for NL MVP

    Forget all about the fact that Buster Posey is having the best statistical season of his career. So what if the 25-year-old catcher owns a ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 5,254 reads 21 comments

  7. 20 Best "Old Guys" in Baseball History

    They say that baseball is a young man's game. The constant running, training and wear-and-tear placed on a man's body can be grueling. Over the years, it can cause even the healthiest of men to break down...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 2,867 reads 8 comments

  8. Curtis Granderson: Where Does He Fit in the New York Yankees "Plan" in 2013?

    What happens when a plan backfires in baseball? If you're the Boston Red Sox or the Philadelphia Phillies , it means blowing up your team in hopes of future sustained success...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 2,887 reads 14 comments

  9. New York Yankees: Postseason Hopes Are Swirling Down the Drain

    Remarkably, not many people have been talking about the Yankees ' poor play on a national scale lately. Since July 1st, the Bronx Bombers are only one game over .500, with a 29-28 record in that time...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 623 reads 10 comments

  10. How Each Top Traded MLB Player Directly Impacts the Playoff Race

    As if the competitive landscape in baseball was not already rumbling from the addition of a second wild-card team this season, the trade deadline proved to make things a whole lot more interesting...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 67 reads 6 comments

  11. Oakland Athletics Are Having Their Very Own Brand of Summer Slam

    The Oakland Athletics go into action today with a 76-51 record, identical to that of the New York Yankees ...

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  12. Joey Votto's Return Will Make the Cincinnati Reds NL World Series Favorites

    Joey Votto has not played a game for the Cincinnati Reds since July 15th. But that has not slowed down the Big Red Machine one bit...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 3,439 reads 20 comments

  13. Boston Red Sox Should Make a Full Court Press for Mark Trumbo

    Thursday in his article for the Providence Journal, Brian MacPherson brought up the excellent point that the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have themselves a log-jam of sorts with first baseman...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 9,757 reads 33 comments

  14. Grading Every MLB Team's Wheelings and Dealings

    And just like that, Major League Baseball was able to catch its breath. The 2012 trade deadline was nothing short of explosive on some fronts, while mundane and relatively quiet on others...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 3,503 reads 14 comments

  15. Why Terry Francona Should Be Manager in 2013 If Los Angeles Angels Miss Playoffs

    In the battle for Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim drew the line in the sand last winter by adding both Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson to their already-formidable lineup...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 2,005 reads 10 comments

  16. Is Joe Mauer Untradeable unless He Agrees to Permanently Stop Catching?

    In case you haven't heard the news, the Minnesota Twins placed their homegrown, face of the franchise, Joe Mauer on trade waivers. Mauer, who was born in St. Paul and later would go on to Cretin-Derham Hall High School in St...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 325 reads 1 comments

  17. Boston Red Sox Should Trade Daniel Bard for John Farrell

    With the sweeping trade that blew through Boston, wiping the roster clean of overpriced, underperforming players, the 2012 Boston Red Sox have made it known that they are in a full-blown rebuild...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 2,501 reads 17 comments

  18. Roger Clemens: Why Signing with the Houston Astros Is a Win/Win for Both

    The Houston Astros own the single worst record in all of Major League Baseball. At just 40-88, they come across as a pathetic team, despite the fact that they've seen their share ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 858 reads 3 comments

  19. Ranking MLB's 10 Scariest Stadiums to Play in

    When it comes to Major League Baseball's ballparks, there are some that are absolutely stunning examples of pristine fields of play. Others are not so lucky. Not necessarily for reasons that might come across as the most obvious...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 3,570 reads 18 comments

  20. Boston Red Sox: 5 Free Agents They Now Should Target This Winter

    The massive trade just pulled off by Boston Red Sox management is a sign to all of Major League Baseball and their fans that this team is in transition. In just about 24 hours, Magic Johnson somehow became more popular in Boston than Larry Bird...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 5,352 reads 16 comments

  21. Full Updated Breakdown of Dodgers-Giants Race with Beckett, Gonzalez in L.A.

    Just when you thought that the waiver trade deadline was boring, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox went and shook up the whole damn thing...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 1,820 reads 13 comments

  22. Roger Clemens: Is a Return to Major League Baseball Imminent?

    It appears that the stars are aligning for Roger Clemens to return to Major League Baseball. Just months after being acquitted of lying to congress, Clemens has signed a deal with the minor league Sugar Land Skeeters organization...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 1,828 reads 13 comments

  23. Boston Red Sox: Dustin Pedroia Deserves the Benefit of the Doubt

    "I wish I could have been there." So says Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia in regards to Johnny Pesky's funeral. Pedroia would go on to say: "Obviously, everyone knows how we all feel about Johnny...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 995 reads 3 comments

  24. Boston Red Sox: Doling out Slices of the Blame Pie

    Since September 1, 2011, the Boston Red Sox are 66-85, 19 games under .500. That, my friends, is historically bad. A mere 151-game sample shows that this constitution of the Red Sox maintains a ...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 955 reads 4 comments

  25. Nick Swisher Deserves to Get Jayson Werth Money in Free Agency...Sort of

    Current New York Yankee and impending free agent Nick Swisher has made it known that he wants to get paid like Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth (via MLB Daily Dish )...

    Christopher Benvie Written by Christopher Benvie about 2 years ago 659 reads 3 comments