1. MLB Team of the Week: Martinez, Cruz, Hernandez and Sandoval Star

    Another week of the MLB season has come and gone. And during it, there were incredible pitching performances, walk-off home runs and an injury scare concerning one of the brightest youngsters in the game, Yordano Ventura...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 1 month ago 5,757 reads 11 comments

  2. Ranking the 10 Greatest MLB Draft Steals of the Last 10 Years

    As the baseball world prepares for the 2014 MLB First-Year Player draft, much of the attention is rightly given to each team’s first-round pick. After all, that is typically where the best players are drafted...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 1 month ago 16,389 reads 31 comments

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

    With each passing week of the MLB season, the trade rumblings grow louder. That’s the way it is every year, though, as the annual frenzy that is the non-waiver trade deadline approaches...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 1 month ago 77,987 reads 115 comments

  4. MLB Team of the Week: Cano, Rollins, Wainwright and Puig Star

    Major League Baseball is a mercurial sport. And by that I mean the fortunes of an MLB player can turn on a dime. Some players—who were of almost no use—will suddenly come alive and carry their team to several victories...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 2 months ago 7,671 reads 21 comments

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

    There are just over 10 weeks remaining until Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline. That means we all have just over 10 weeks of rampant speculation and intrigue awaiting us at every turn...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 2 months ago 49,996 reads 52 comments

  6. 1 Roster Move All 30 MLB Teams Must Make ASAP

    The middle of May is when the wheels really start turning around Major League Baseball. It is when the standings begin to soften up a bit and the separation between first and last ...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 2 months ago 162,907 reads 168 comments

  7. Stock Up, Stock Down for MLB's Top 25 Stars at the First-Quarter Mark

    Major League Baseball stars are some of the most scrutinized athletes in the world. Some of that has to do with the fact that they play 162 games a year, and some of it has to do with the amount of money they earn...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 2 months ago 2,790 reads 8 comments

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

    Another week of the MLB season has passed, and along with it, a new set of potential trade opportunities has emerged...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 2 months ago 66,374 reads 83 comments

  9. 25 MLB Predictions from the Quarter-Mark to the All-Star Break

    Roughly a quarter of the 2014 MLB season has passed with more than a few surprises. Who would have thought, for example, that the Miami Marlins would spend time in first place, ...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 2 months ago 11,752 reads 31 comments

  10. Ranking the 10 Easiest Players to Root for in MLB

    The MLB player that is easily the easiest to root for is A.J. Pierzynski. Wait? What? Dan Shaughnessy from the Boston Globe noted that he was voted 2012’s Most Hated ...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 8,254 reads 58 comments

  11. 25 Most Exciting MLB Players You Need to Watch This Season

    Major League Baseball is a passionate experience. Who doesn’t love a walk-off home run or a 10-strikeout performance from a starting pitcher? Who isn't enamored by a double ...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 4,965 reads 16 comments

  12. MLB Trades That Teams Should Already Be Thinking About

    While the trade rhetoric doesn’t typically ramp up until the middle of June, there are several trades MLB general managers should already be considering. After all, it really never is too early to plan the next move...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 51,387 reads 72 comments

  13. It's Time for the Chicago Cubs to Sell High on Jeff Samardzija Trade

    Chicago Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija is almost assuredly out the door. The only real question facing general manager Jed Hoyer is whether moving Samardzija ...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 5,689 reads 10 comments

  14. Early Grades for All of the Chicago White Sox's Offseason Acquisitions

    The Chicago White Sox don’t seem to know when to quit. Look no further than last Friday night for an example...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 2,845 reads 3 comments

  15. MLB Trade Speculation: 4 Deals That Are Starting to Look Possible

    Who would have thought that roughly one month into the Major League Baseball season, 21 teams would be within two games of .500 or better? Talk about parity...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 22,190 reads 29 comments

  16. Chicago White Sox: 3 Minor Leaguers Who Will See Time in the Majors This Season

    The Chicago White Sox have a young team, and with the rash of injuries to key components, they are getting younger...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 1,311 reads 0 comments

  17. Chicago White Sox's Biggest Early-Season Surprises and Disappointments

    The 2014 Chicago White Sox are the antithesis of last season’s squad. They are brash, energetic and the offense is full of the never-say-die attitude that was largely missing from the team that went 63-99 in 2013...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 3 months ago 2,213 reads 0 comments

  18. Early-Season Grades for Chicago White Sox's Offseason Acquisitions

    The Chicago White Sox entered the 2014 season with lofty expectations for a roster that underwent significant upheaval...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 4 months ago 617 reads 0 comments

  19. 3 Keys for the Chicago White Sox Taking Weekend Series vs. Kansas City Royals

    The first three games of the season against the Minnesota Twins were a microcosm of what the 2014 season will look like for the Chicago White Sox . Opening Day brought with it errorless baseball, 7...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 4 months ago 1,085 reads 2 comments

  20. Complete 2014 Chicago White Sox Season Preview

    The 2013 Chicago White Sox were bloated. They were slow, underperformed, error prone and, worst of all, no fun to watch...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 4 months ago 3,860 reads 6 comments

  21. 5 MLB 'Cinderella' Teams That Could Blow Past 2014 Projections

    Sports Illustrated projected the Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox would be sub-.500 clubs in 2013. Well, the Tribe won 92 games and the Carmines finished tied with the St...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 4 months ago 7,980 reads 22 comments

  22. Chicago White Sox Spring Training Stock Watch: Who Is Rising and Who Is Falling

    As the Chicago White Sox get set for their final 18 Cactus League games, several players have stood out. Some have seen their stock rise, while others have had their stock fall in advance of what is going to be a transitional season...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 5 months ago 2,371 reads 3 comments

  23. Predicting the Chicago White Sox's 25-Man Roster at the Start of Spring Training

    Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn went to work this offseason. Hahn signed or traded for a new center fielder, a new first baseman, a new starter, the third baseman of the future and three new relief pitchers...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 5 months ago 4,526 reads 7 comments

  24. A Position-by-Position Breakdown of the Chicago White Sox at Spring Training

    The Chicago White Sox are less than one week away from the beginning of Cactus League play, and it can’t come soon enough...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 5 months ago 3,624 reads 5 comments

  25. Chicago White Sox's Spring Training To-Do List

    Even though there aren ’t many roster spots up for grabs, Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura has quite the to-do list...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 5 months ago 2,037 reads 9 comments