1. 10 MLB Players Who Need to Come Up Big This Weekend to Keep Their Jobs

    Now that we are just about a month into the season, we have officially reached the point where jobs are on the line if players do not improve their performance...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 years ago 1,051 reads 2 comments

  2. 15 of the Unluckiest Moments in MLB History

    Some of the unlucky moments on this list are funny and light-hearted, but as you get to the end of the list, the instances get more serious...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 years ago 843 reads 4 comments

  3. MLB Trade Scenarios: One Salary Dump Each Non-Contender Should Consider

    With the addition of the second Wild Card this season, every MLB team has yet another reason to consider itself a contender. Especially after last season, when both the St...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 229 reads 3 comments

  4. MLB Trade Speculation: 10 Struggling Prospects Playing Their Way onto the Block

    One of the toughest parts of being an MLB general manager is judging which struggling prospects you want to trade before their value is all gone, versus other prospects you think can bounce back...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 7,551 reads 8 comments

  5. MLB Trade Speculation: Quick Fixes for All 30 MLB Teams

    Three weeks into the season, injuries start to pile up and weaknesses arrive that need to be fixed. Some teams have glaring holes as they make changes with hope for the future, ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 3,230 reads 11 comments

  6. Bobby Valentine: Should He Be Fired If Yankees Sweep Red Sox This Weekend?

    For most teams, a three-game series in April is just that, a three-game series. Nothing to get that excited about, even if it is against your biggest rival, because regardless of what happens there will still be 140 more games to play...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 4,613 reads 40 comments

  7. Every MLB Team's Worst-Case Injury Scenario

    The worst possible scenario for a general manager to go through during the season is when one of their best players comes down with a serious injury. Over the course of a 162-game season, every team is going to have their fair share of injuries...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 25,389 reads 18 comments

  8. Each MLB Team's Biggest Early Season Overreaction so Far

    Early in the season, there are always overreactions that come along with surprises and disappointments. Some of the reactions listed are generated from shattered preseason expectations, ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 2,190 reads 5 comments

  9. MLB Trade Scenarios: Underachieving Veterans Who Teams Must Replace ASAP

    A little more than a week into the regular season, there are a lot of front offices hoping for underachieving veterans to turn their seasons around...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 994 reads 3 comments

  10. Ozzie Guillen and Baseball's 25 Biggest PR Nightmares

    Over the course of 100 years, baseball has had its fair share of public relations nightmares. There have been volatile owners and managers who didn't know when to stop talking...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 1,475 reads 6 comments

  11. Grading the Performance of Every MLB Team's Top Slugger

    Heading into the second weekend of the season, it is time to hand out some grades for the top sluggers in the game today...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 3,635 reads 8 comments

  12. MLB Trade Rumors: Re-Evaluating the 13 Top Trade Deadline Targets

    One of the most exciting parts of every baseball season is the trade deadline, and this season will be no different. There are many peaks and valleys for each team throughout the season...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 6,559 reads 2 comments

  13. MLB Trade Rumors: 10 Players Being Auditioned for Summer Deals

    The 10 players on this list are not necessarily bad players, they just need time to rebuild their trade value for potential summer deals...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 1,139 reads 0 comments

  14. MLB Free Agency: Predicting the Contracts of Top 25 Soon-to-Be Free Agents

    Coming off the mega-deals that were handed out to Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder, Matt Cain and Joey Votto, the soon-to-be free agents in baseball have to be drooling. The 25 names on this list are some of the biggest names in baseball...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 3,107 reads 15 comments

  15. 25 Biggest Franchise-Killing Contracts in MLB History

    The one thing every general manager tries to avoid is making a deal that kills the franchise. Every front office will make some great free agent signings, in addition to some poor ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 7,162 reads 6 comments

  16. MLB Opening Day 2012: Grading the Performance of Every Team's Ace

    Grading the performance of every team's Opening Day pitcher was an easier task than normal because, for the most part, the hitters were overmatched in every game...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 10,659 reads 40 comments

  17. MLB Power Rankings: Ranking Every 2012 Starting Rotation

    With the season officially under way, it's time to rank major league baseball's top starting rotations. In ranking the teams, there were two main things I considered: First, does ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 128 reads 101 comments

  18. 25 Worst Managers to Win a World Series Championship

    Just because a team wins a world series, it does not mean the manager was actually responsible for leading his team to victory...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 2,546 reads 7 comments

  19. The Top 25 Best 'Little-Guy' Home Run Hitters in Baseball History

    To qualify as one of the best little-guy home run hitters in baseball history, I made the height cutoff at six feet and the weight had to be less than 200 pounds, with the exception of two players who changed the game...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 2,478 reads 6 comments

  20. Ichiro and the Most Incredible Ageless Wonders in Baseball

    There have been many tremendous accomplishments throughout the history of baseball, but this list is about the incredible few who have defied the age barrier. For 99.999 percent of baseball players, when they age, their skills decline...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 6,625 reads 10 comments

  21. MLB Trade Scenarios: 1 Player from Each Team That Other GMs Should 'Buy Low' on

    One of the greatest parts of fantasy baseball is how much it emulates what actual general managers do on a daily basis, trying to "buy-low" on players in different organizations...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 2,843 reads 5 comments

  22. 2012 Spring Training: One Player on Every Team Who May Be Traded

    One of the more interesting things about spring training is how a player's performance and/or circumstances can affect his stature around the league and his value on the trading block...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 12,117 reads 3 comments

  23. Roy Halladay, Bob Gibson and the Top 5 MLB Pitchers from Each Decade

    The best part about this analysis is that as baseball advanced from 1900 into the 2000s, the methods of evaluation consistently changed...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 8,649 reads 109 comments

  24. 2012 MLB Spring Training: One Player on Every Team That Has Impressed the Most

    Finally, baseball is back. While spring training games do not count, it is still a very exciting time for the fans. We get to see our team’s top prospects play on the big stage for the first time...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 43,706 reads 35 comments

  25. The One Player on Every Team in MLB That Their Own Fans Hate

    On every Major League Baseball team there is going to be at least one player that even their own fans hate. The most interesting part is, for every team and every player, the reasons why they are hated are often very different...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about over 2 years ago 30,146 reads 25 comments