1. 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 almost 3 years ago 1,034 reads 3 comments

  2. 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 almost 3 years ago 1,540 reads 6 comments

  3. 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 almost 3 years ago 3,657 reads 8 comments

  4. 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 almost 3 years ago 6,594 reads 2 comments

  5. 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 almost 3 years ago 1,175 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 almost 3 years ago 3,171 reads 15 comments

  7. 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 ...

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  8. 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 almost 3 years ago 10,704 reads 40 comments

  9. 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 almost 3 years ago 182 reads 101 comments

  10. 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 almost 3 years ago 2,889 reads 7 comments

  11. 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 almost 3 years ago 3,073 reads 6 comments

  12. 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 almost 3 years ago 6,702 reads 10 comments

  13. 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 almost 3 years ago 2,874 reads 5 comments

  14. 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 almost 3 years ago 12,141 reads 3 comments

  15. 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 almost 3 years ago 8,860 reads 109 comments

  16. 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 almost 3 years ago 43,771 reads 35 comments

  17. 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 almost 3 years ago 30,232 reads 25 comments

  18. 2012 New York Mets: Why Is Ruben Tejada's 'Late' Arrival Such a Big Deal?

    Yesterday’s lead story out of Port St. Lucie was that Terry Collins intends to speak with Ruben Tejada about his early absence when he arrives to camp. “There’s a process here when ‘you’re the guy...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 years ago 103 reads 2 comments

  19. MLB Trade Scenarios: 10 Reasons Dealing Johan Santana in July Is a Smart Move

    When the Mets originally acquired Johan Santana after the 2007 season, it was hailed as a great acquisition for the Mets. He was coming off a four year period where he went 70-32 with a 2...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 years ago 740 reads 8 comments

  20. MLB Predictions 2012: 10 Under-the-Radar Cy Young Candidates Set to Break out

    With spring training just around the corner, it is that time of year again to look towards the start of the season. Every year, there are players that break out and have seasons that come out of nowhere...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 years ago 1,094 reads 28 comments

  21. Gary Carter: The Kid We Will Always Remember

    For someone who earned a football scholarship to play at UCLA, Gary Carter was born to play baseball. Straightaway, in his very first spring training, his exuberance shone through...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 years ago 1,182 reads 4 comments