1. Chicago Cubs: Projecting the 2013 Batting Order

    We are getting closer to the holiday season and that can only mean one thing — o nly 56 more days until pitchers and catchers report to s pring t raining...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 11,524 reads 52 comments

  2. Bold Predictions for R.A. Dickey in the American League After Reported Trade

    According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the trade between the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Mets which will send R.A. Dickey to Toronto, is agreed upon , pending Dickey signing an extension with the team...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 2,109 reads 9 comments

  3. Are the Chicago Cubs Headed in the Right Direction?

    The Chicago Cubs continue to be one of the busiest teams in baseball this offseason. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer seem determined to get the Cubs back on the winning path and ultimately improve on 2012's very forgettable 101-loss campaign...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 2,521 reads 15 comments

  4. Chicago Cubs Rumors: Pros and Cons of Acquiring Each Top Winter Target

    The Chicago Cubs have had a busy winter. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have been hard at work trying to improve on the Cubs’ 101-loss season from 2012...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 5,686 reads 43 comments

  5. Where Zack Greinke, Clayton Kershaw Rank with Best 1-2 Combos in MLB

    Zack Greinke is reportedly going to remain in the great Sunshine State, opting to sign with the Los Angeles Dodgers . Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweeted earlier that the deal is done...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 361 reads 12 comments

  6. Chicago Cubs Reportedly Re-Sign Third Baseman Ian Stewart

    It looks like the Cubs may have found their third baseman for 2013 and didn ’t have to go very far. The Cubs non-tendered Ian Stewart less than a week ago, and now it seems like they are willing to give Stewart another shot at the hot corner...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 707 reads 12 comments

  7. Chicago Cubs Reportedly Sign Free Agent Outfielder Nate Schierholtz

    ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick tweeted yesterday evening that the Cubs have agreed to a one-year deal with outfielder Nate Schierholtz . The deal is worth $2.25 million with another $200,000 in incentives a possibility, pending a physical...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 121 reads 7 comments

  8. Chicago Cubs: 7 Prospects Who Could Make the 2013 Roster

    As we move into day three of the Winter Meetings, all has been quiet on the Chicago Cubs front so far. The Cubs began addressing their issues in early November, starting with the rotation, and signed Scott Baker and Scott Feldman ...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 9,260 reads 36 comments

  9. Should the New York Yankees Be Targeting Josh Hamilton and Mike Olt?

    It's day two of the MLB Winter Meetings , and the stove is heating up. The rumors are starting to get hot and heavy. After the news of Alex Rodriguez 's hip surgery, the Yankees are now starting to get into the mix...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 1,289 reads 1 comments

  10. Chicago Cubs Sign Kyuji Fujikawa; Are Carlos Marmol's Days Numbered?

    Ken Rosenthal tweeted earlier that the Chicago Cubs have agreed to terms with Kyuji Fujikawa . It was previously thought that the Angels were the front-runners for acquiring the Japanese closer...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 1,365 reads 2 comments

  11. Chicago Cubs: Is Mark Reynolds an Option at Third Base?

    With yesterday’s non-tender deadline making Ian Stewart a casualty , the Chicago Cubs now have to take a very long look at their third base position. Ian Stewart is a player who has never really lived up to expectations...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 1,198 reads 8 comments

  12. Predicting the 2013 Chicago Cubs' Starting Rotation

    The only thing that kept the Chicago Cubs from finishing in last place in their division last year was a team that is no longer in their division, the Houston Astros ...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about over 1 year ago 4,499 reads 12 comments

  13. If David Wright Is Traded, Is Wilmer Flores Ready to Fill His Shoes?

    As the New York Mets continue to hash out a deal with the current star of the team and face of the franchise, there is more and more speculation that the Mets will be looking to deal David Wright this winter...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about almost 2 years ago 1,340 reads 10 comments

  14. New York Mets: Two Reasons Why the Team May Trade R.A. Dickey and David Wright

    New York Mets fans have to start wondering what is going on with the contracts of R.A. Dickey and David Wright ...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about almost 2 years ago 1,492 reads 2 comments

  15. San Francisco Giants Prospect Joe Panik Will Challenge for a Job in 2013

    Joe Panik was the San Francisco Giants first-round pick in the 2011 MLB draft. Many analysts scoffed at the pick because Panik didn ’t have any outstanding physical attributes that made him stand out among the other prospects in 2011...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about almost 2 years ago 6,829 reads 37 comments

  16. Can Andrew Luck and T.Y. Hilton Be the NFL's Next Dynamic Duo?

    Throughout the history of the NFL, there have been some memorable quarterback and wide receiver combinations to grace the game with their presence...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about almost 2 years ago 1,314 reads 0 comments

  17. New York Mets: 7 Greatest Rookie Seasons in History

    With the announcement of the 2012 Rookie of The Year Awards, what better way to celebrate it than to look back at some of the best rookie seasons in New York Mets history? The ...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about almost 2 years ago 1,120 reads 0 comments

  18. 3 Things the New York Jets Have to Do to Get Their Season Back on Track

    New York Jets fans were hoping to see a different Jets team after the team's bye week during Week 9. They were hoping for some intensity and a glimmer of hope that this team was going to turn things around in the second half and make a playoff run...

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  19. Tim Tebow: Why He Should Never Play Quarterback in the NFL Ever Again

    Tim Tebow is already the most talked-about player in the NFL . It doesn't matter if you love him or hate him—you talk about him...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about almost 2 years ago 8,238 reads 76 comments

  20. New York Mets: 3 Dream Trade Scenarios for R.A. Dickey

    The more and more I think about it, the more and more it makes sense—the Mets will be trading RA Dickey this winter...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about almost 2 years ago 132 reads 6 comments

  21. Percy Harvin: Why the Vikings Shouldn't Rush Their Star Back from Ankle Injury

    Percy Harvin , the Vikings star receiver, sprained his left ankle in three places in last weekend’s matchup against the Seahawks ...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about almost 2 years ago 728 reads 2 comments

  22. With Jason Bay Out, Is Scott Hairston Back in the Mets Free Agency Mix?

    Now that Jason Bay has packed his bags and is heading out of town, Mets fans are hoping that the Mets will use some of that deferred salary to lure in one of the big name free agent outfielders this winter...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about almost 2 years ago 472 reads 1 comments

  23. Plug and Play: 5 Receivers You Can Use in Place of Percy Harvin This Week

    Percy Harvin , arguably the top fantasy wide receiver in the league for the first half of the season, may not be ready to play this Sunday. His ankle sprain will probably keep him sidelined...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about almost 2 years ago 1,250 reads 0 comments

  24. 5 Things the New York Jets Have to Do to Get Back on Track

    The most recent loss to the Seattle Seahawks seemed to have sealed the fate of the New York Jets this season. The ship is sinking in New York. There have been a couple of games where the Jets have looked like a playoff team this season...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about almost 2 years ago 290 reads 0 comments

  25. 5 Pitchers That Can Instantly Improve the New York Mets Bullpen

    The New York Mets bullpen kept their fans on the edge of their seats for the majority of the 2012 season. It seems like it is becoming an offseason ritual for the Mets to try and improve their bullpen...

    Mitch Petanick Written by Mitch Petanick about almost 2 years ago 1,291 reads 5 comments