1. Hall of Fame Ballot 2013: 3 MLB Superstars Guaranteed to Get Voted in This Year

    The 2013 ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame was released on Wednesday (Nov. 28) with 37 players eligible for induction...

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  2. Would a $140 Million David Wright Deal Mean R.A. Dickey Is Done with the Mets?

    It looks like David Wright will be offered the contract extension he's been hoping to receive from the New York Mets . Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal initially reported that the Mets offered Wright a six-year, $100 million extension...

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  3. Is Brian Wilson or Joakim Soria the Better Soriano Replacement for the Yankees?

    One reason the New York Yankees are not—and should not be—interested in re-signing reliever Rafael Soriano to the four-year, $60 million deal he's reportedly seeking ...

    Ian Casselberry Written by Ian Casselberry about 2 years ago 11,177 reads 37 comments

  4. What Dominoes Fall Next for the Atlanta Braves If B.J. Upton Signs with Them?

    According to reports, the Atlanta Braves could get their man this week. Several insiders, including ESPN's Jim Bowden , believe that the Braves are the leading contender to sign center fielder B...

    Ian Casselberry Written by Ian Casselberry about 2 years ago 9,713 reads 18 comments

  5. Would $6 Billion FOX Deal Allow Dodgers to Sign Josh Hamilton and Zack Greinke?

    When the Guggenheim Baseball Management ownership group (fronted by Magic Johnson, Stan Kasten and Mark Walter) bought the Los Angeles Dodgers in late March for $2 billion, ...

    Ian Casselberry Written by Ian Casselberry about 2 years ago 10,268 reads 26 comments

  6. Damning Survey Proves Jeffrey Loria Has Alienated Miami Marlins Fans for Good

    After Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria traded five of his team's best players in a $160 million salary dump, the presumption was that the city and its fanbase would be outraged...

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  7. Should MLB Hall of Fame Voters Accept the Steroid Era, Crown Its Top Superstars?

    What is the purpose of the Baseball Hall of Fame (or any Hall of Fame, for that matter)? Is the Hall of Fame meant to enshrine the best players to ever play the sport of baseball? ...

    Ian Casselberry Written by Ian Casselberry about 2 years ago 3,972 reads 250 comments

  8. Giancarlo Stanton Trade Rumors: Ranking Every Top Suitor from Best to Worst Fit

    It shouldn't be any surprise that plenty of MLB teams would show interest in a 23-year-old outfielder coming off a season during which he knocked 37 home runs with 86 RBI while batting ...

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  9. 5 MLB Free Agents Who Will Get Less Money Because of Sabermetrics

    While debating the AL MVP race between Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout, reporters, analysts and fans drew lines between those who took a more traditional view of baseball and those who ...

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  10. Did the Blue Jays Toss Away Chance to Contend with 'Recycled' John Gibbons Hire?

    Thus far into the offseason, Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos has been full of surprises...

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  11. Does Yankees' Stephen Drew Chase Prove Derek Jeter's Ankle Is a Growing Concern?

    Regarding Derek Jeter and his readiness for next season, what we may have here with the New York Yankees is a failure to communicate...

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  12. The San Francisco Giants and 4 Dark-Horse Candidates to Land Josh Hamilton

    The teams interested in signing free-agent outfielder Josh Hamilton are establishing themselves as the offseason hot stove begins warming up. Hamilton could return to the Texas Rangers...

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  13. Should Tim Lincecum Get Another Contract with SF Giants?

    The Hot Stove is beginning to burn, and one log for the fire may be San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum . The Freaky Franchise really did have quite the bizarre campaign in 2012...

    Ian Casselberry Written by Ian Casselberry about 2 years ago 10,940 reads 78 comments

  14. Will $400-500 Million YES Network Sale Bring Back Yankees' Blank-Check Payroll?

    New York Yankees principal owner Hal Steinbrenner has publicly stated his intention to get the team's payroll under the $189 million luxury tax threshold for 2014. He's all but declared it a mandate...

    Ian Casselberry Written by Ian Casselberry about 2 years ago 5,853 reads 11 comments

  15. Should the Philadelphia Phillies Trade Pitching to Fix Other Major Holes?

    The Philadelphia Phillies have quite a few holes to fill on their roster before next season. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is looking for two outfielders—one of whom should be a center fielder, and probably a right-handed bat...

    Ian Casselberry Written by Ian Casselberry about 2 years ago 7,895 reads 13 comments

  16. Projecting How Many Wins the Dodgers Will Have in 2013 If They Sign Zack Greinke

    Are the Los Angeles Dodgers the favorites to sign free-agent pitcher Zack Greinke ? According to the Boston Herald 's Michael Silverman , an "industry insider" believes that ...

    Ian Casselberry Written by Ian Casselberry about 2 years ago 7,239 reads 26 comments

  17. Would Josh Hamilton Take Gigantic 1-Year Deal to Test Being Boston Red Sox Star?

    Josh Hamilton is the top free agent available this offseason. But the question with him is whether or not he'll find the mega-contract he was looking for on the open market...

    Ian Casselberry Written by Ian Casselberry about 2 years ago 11,954 reads 37 comments

  18. Breaking Down Hiroki Kuroda's Potential Impact on His Top 5 Free-Agent Suitors

    Free-agent pitchers Zack Greinke and Anibal Sanchez have gotten the big headlines this offseason. They're seen as the big prizes on the open market and reportedly also have the largest financial demands...

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  19. Analyzing the Shock Wave Bud Selig Nixing Jays-Marlins Blockbuster Would Cause

    So now Bud Selig wants to expand replay in MLB . As reported by USA Today 's Bob Nightengale on Thursday (Nov...

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  20. Could a Huge Dustin Pedroia Extension Lead to Yankees-Robinson Cano Spat?

    An All-Star second baseman playing in the AL East is reportedly ready to sign a contract extension with his team...

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  21. MLB Free Agency 2013: Ideal Landing Spots for Top Free Agents

    The hot stove is sizzling with rumors of teams in pursuit of the top free agents on the market. Some of these players are likely to take a big offer with a new club while others should stay put...

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  22. NL MVP Award 2012 Voting Results: Why Buster Posey Is the Definition of an MVP

    The MVP race in the American League has fans, reporters and analysts drawing lines in the sand over the meaning of "valuable" as determined by traditional numbers versus advanced metrics...

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  23. Josh Hamilton Phillies Rumors: Why Philly Is the Worst Possible Place to Sign

    Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. has been outspoken about his offseason priority . He wants outfielders. Preferably a center fielder. A right-handed bat would be nice too...

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  24. B.J. Upton Braves Rumors: Is Upton a Significant Upgrade over Michael Bourn?

    Ideally, the Atlanta Braves would re-sign center fielder Michael Bourn . The lineup needs a leadoff hitter, and Bourn also plays outstanding defense at his position...

    Ian Casselberry Written by Ian Casselberry about 2 years ago 7,232 reads 15 comments

  25. Cy Young Award 2012 Voting Results: Why Clayton Kershaw Got Screwed

    Clayton Kershaw doesn't have the story R.A. Dickey does, and that's probably why he finished second in the NL Cy Young Award voting for 2012...

    Ian Casselberry Written by Ian Casselberry about 2 years ago 9,756 reads 50 comments