1. Updating the Latest 2014-15 MLB Free-Agency Rumors, Speculation

    For the eight teams that are still playing meaningful baseball this October, the 2014 MLB regular season is but an afterthought. They have a bigger prize in mind...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 1 month ago 18,448 reads 4 comments

  2. 2014 Reviews, Offseason Outlooks for All of MLB's Non-Playoff Teams

    The 2014 MLB regular season has been over for two days, meaning that the Wild Card Round is set to kick off and usher in the postseason for the 10 teams that earned the right to play October baseball...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 1 month ago 48,906 reads 84 comments

  3. 2014-15 MLB Free Agents: B/R's Initial Top 25 Big Board

    The 2014 MLB regular season ended Sunday, and there will not be any one-game playoffs to determine division winners or wild-card participants. Not that there wasn’t a high level of anxiety in more than a few cities across the country, of course...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 1 month ago 12,646 reads 34 comments

  4. Updating the Latest 2014-15 MLB Free-Agency Rumors, Speculation

    In three days, the 2014 MLB regular season will be over, and the playoff picture is almost finalized. And while most everyone is watching the action on the diamond, the 2014-15 free-agency rhetoric is starting to pick up...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 2 months ago 14,805 reads 14 comments

  5. MLB Free Agency 2014-15: Early Look at 1 Realistic Fit for Every Team

    The 2014-15 MLB offseason is rapidly approaching, and with it comes the rebuilding, retooling and reshuffling of rosters across the game via free agency...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 2 months ago 42,279 reads 81 comments

  6. 10 MLB Stars Who Must Show Up in Pennant Race's Final Week

    Seven days. That is all the time some MLB stars have to make their mark as the pennant race has officially entered its final week...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 2 months ago 3,847 reads 7 comments

  7. Updating the Latest 2014-15 MLB Free-Agency Rumors, Speculation

    In 11 days, the 2014 MLB regular season will be over, and the race to the World Series will enter the final stretch...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 2 months ago 6,697 reads 4 comments

  8. Ranking the 4 Most Likely World Series Matchups

    Ranking MLB clubs is a difficult enterprise. Ranking World Series matchups is even more so. After all, there is no telling what will happen once the bell rings and October baseball begins...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 2 months ago 16,186 reads 42 comments

  9. Early Predictions for 2014 MLB Playoff Teams, 25-Man Postseason Rosters

    With two weeks left in the 2014 MLB season, it is time to look at some early predictions for the postseason rosters of all of the clubs that will be playing baseball in October. That means that we have to go on record with our playoff picks...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 2 months ago 12,455 reads 41 comments

  10. Updating the Latest 2014-15 MLB Free-Agency Rumors, Speculation

    In just over two weeks, the 2014 MLB regular season will be over, and in its stead, postseason baseball will be upon the land. Magic in October. Let’s not forget, however, that MLB free agency will be upon us shortly thereafter...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 25,693 reads 52 comments

  11. Ranking Each 2014 MLB Contender's Rotation, Lineup

    With just over two weeks remaining in the MLB season, the list of teams in contention for a spot in the postseason has sufficiently solidified. That means that we can begin the process of ranking their lineups and starting rotations...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 10,887 reads 70 comments

  12. Ideal MLB Playoff Scenarios We Would Most Like to See

    With the MLB playoffs fast approaching, it is time to take a glimpse into some ideal scenarios that set up well as part of the larger conversation...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 21,720 reads 80 comments

  13. Biggest MLB Duds of Week 23, Position by Position

    This past week, MLB produced its share of memorable moments, including an Adam Dunn homer in his first at-bat as a member of the Oakland A’s and the combined no-hitter by the Philadelphia Phillies against the Atlanta Braves...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 4,991 reads 1 comments

  14. Updating the Latest 2014-2015 MLB Free Agency Rumors, Speculation

    Before we know it, MLB free agency will be upon us. In fact, the rumors and speculation have been in full swing for some time...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 29,739 reads 70 comments

  15. Every MLB Team's Most Intriguing Storyline Down the Stretch

    With just under four weeks remaining in the 2014 MLB season, intriguing storylines are everywhere. From playoff races and injuries to September call-ups and awards races, there is something to be taken away from each club...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 10,276 reads 17 comments

  16. 2014 MLB Waiver Trade Deadline: Grades for Notable Trades and Claims

    As the 2014 MLB August waiver trade deadline approached, there were several teams that had large holes to fill but had been unable to strike the deal or make the claim that netted them the player they needed...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 24,676 reads 3 comments

  17. The 10 Biggest Takeaways from August's MLB Action

    There are usually plenty of MLB takeaways in the month of August. After all, it is the month when division and wild-card contenders begin pulling away from the pack and each general manager finalizes plans for the postseason roster...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 24,586 reads 64 comments

  18. MLB Rumors: Analyzing All the Latest Whispers, News and Speculation

    Thanks to the endless stream of MLB whispers, news and speculation, it is a fine time to be a fan of the game...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 12,853 reads 13 comments

  19. 2014 MLB Award Race Odds Updates with 4 Weeks to Go

    September is almost here, meaning that a look at some updated odds for the 2014 MLB awards race is in order. True, this is a non-scientific undertaking. We are simply not in the practice of setting professional odds...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 70,168 reads 180 comments

  20. MLB Trade Ideas Based on the Latest News, Rumors and Speculation

    This will be the last installation of MLB trade ideas based on the latest news, rumors and speculation before the deadline passes on Sunday, whereby players who are acquired are eligible to participate in postseason play...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 31,582 reads 23 comments

  21. MLB Records That Could Fall During the Rest of the 2014 Season

    With just over three quarters of the MLB season complete, it is a good time to take a look at some records that are on the verge of being broken during the rest of the 2014 campaign...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 1,526 reads 7 comments

  22. MLB Rumors: Analyzing All the Latest Whispers, News and Speculation

    The whispers, news and speculation never cease around MLB . From offseason rumblings to the intrigue of position battles during spring training and the flurry of speculation in ...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 10,400 reads 11 comments

  23. MLB Trade Ideas Based on the Latest News, Rumors and Speculation

    As the end of August approaches, clubs looking to bolster their MLB rosters in advance of a playoff run will need to pull off waiver trades in the next 11 days if they want the new addition to be eligible for postseason play...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 42,333 reads 18 comments

  24. Picking MLB's Biggest Duds of the Week, Position by Position

    This past week, MLB has had its share of magical moments, including a delay in a game between the Detroit Tigers and the Pittsburgh Pirates on account of birds ...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 27,881 reads 15 comments

  25. Odds of Each Big MLB Name That Cleared Waivers Being Traded

    The July 31 MLB non-waiver trade deadline is in the past, meaning that clubs can only improve their rosters through an August waiver trade . That severely limits the options on both sides of the equation...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 135,550 reads 68 comments