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Melvin Upton Injury: Updates on Braves OF's Foot and Recovery

Melvin Upton's tenure with the Atlanta Braves has been marred by injuries and disappointing play on the field. He is hoping for a fresh start in 2015, but the center fielder formerly known as B.J. Upton is fighting a foot ailment. According...Show More Summary

Why New York Mets' Bullpen Could Make or Break Squad's 2015 Season

Remember the last time the New York Mets were contenders? It was 2008, and just about everything was clicking. Everything, that is, except the bullpen. The Mets blew a total of 29 saves that season. Their bullpen finished with a 4.27 ERA. Show More Summary

Juan Pierre Retires After 14-Year MLB Career

Longtime outfielder Juan Pierre, who won the World Series in 2003 and twice led MLB in stolen bases, has reportedly retired from baseball. Clark Spencer of The Miami Herald passed along the news: Pierre started his career with the Colorado Rockies in 2000. Show More Summary

Under-the-Radar Cleveland Indians Players Ready to Impress This Spring

The Cleveland Indians are ready to embark on another season, and with this new season come high hopes. The team is relatively solid from top to bottom, and with a large chunk of last year's team returning, it's becoming difficult to fly under the radar. However, the two player's we'll look at in this piece are in camp and relatively overlooked. Show More Summary

Chicago Cubs: 5 Players in Serious Danger of Being Cut or Demoted

The focus tends to be on who will make the team in spring training for most teams. For the Chicago Cubs, most of that appears to be set. However, there are a couple of position battles that should be intriguing. Unfortunately for some,...Show More Summary

B/R Fantasy Baseball 300: Ranking the Top 25 Third Basemen

With the top 150 fantasy baseball players all ordered and ranked on the initial 2015 Big Board, it's time to get into the individual position rankings. All told, there will be (count 'em) 300 players ranked. After providing some sequencing...Show More Summary

Predicting Every MLB Team's Best and Worst Offseason Move

Spring training is now in full swing around the league, and the 2015 MLB season is drawing closer with each day. Full squad workouts have begun, and the first spring training games are slated to begin next week, as we are now a little...Show More Summary

San Francisco Giants: What Sets Them Apart from the Other Teams in Baseball?

The San Francisco Giants have won three world championships in five years. In today's era of free agency, that level of success qualifies as a modern-day dynasty. So, how have the Giants been able to accomplish this, even though, onShow More Summary

Updating the Hottest Questions of 2015 MLB Spring Training, Week 2

Last week, it was time for pitchers and catchers to report to spring training. This week, it was everyone else's turn. In other words: It's on, people. Mind you, there are still a couple days to go before the exhibition season gets going next Tuesday, March 3, and more than a month to go until Opening Day. Show More Summary

Dodgers' Position-by-Position Breakdown at 2015 Spring Training

The Los Angeles Dodgers underwent their first full workout of spring training this week, officially turning the page on a busy offseason and opening the 2015 chapter with high hopes. Succumbing to the St. Louis Cardinals in the playoffs for a second straight year prompted the franchise to rethink its overall philosophy last October. Show More Summary

Michael Saunders Injury: Updates on Blue Jays Star's Knee and Return

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Michael Saunders, who was acquired from the Seattle Mariners during the offseason, is reportedly going to miss the first half of the season due to a knee injury. Shi Davidi of Sportsnet passed along the news: The...Show More Summary

All 30 MLB Teams' Top 5-Tool Prospect in Spring Training Camp

In the last week Prospect Pipeline has been previewing spring training prospects in different ways, whether it is highlighting little-known players, predicting breakout candidates or even putting together a full team of this year’s must-watch...Show More Summary

5 Most Meaningful Spring Training Position Battles

Here we are, right back where we started. As March approaches and actual games are on the horizon, the time to break down position battles is upon us, as it always is at this time on the calendar. As far as Cactus and Grapefruit League...Show More Summary

Is Carlos Martinez Ready to Become Impact Starting Pitcher in MLB?

It wasn’t long after the end of the 2014 season that general manager John Mozeliak and manager Mike Matheny informed Carlos Martinez that he’d report to spring training as a starter in 2015. It was the same message Mozeliak had for the...Show More Summary

Top Cuban Prospect Jorge Soler Is Key Cog in Cubs Realizing 2015 Hype

You wouldn't expect a team with five straight seasons of at least 87 losses to be all the rage heading into a new season. The Chicago Cubs, however, have worked hard to be an exception. They've recently added an elite manager in Joe Maddon, as well as quality veteran talent in Jon Lester, Jason Hammel, Miguel Montero and Dexter Fowler. Show More Summary

The Detroit Tigers' Biggest Missed Opportunity of the Offseason

The Detroit Tigers project to be contenders once again in 2015. They will head into the new season as favorites to clinch the American League Central Division title for the fifth straight year. The Tigers will sport a slightly different look to last year after a few nips and tucks this offseason. Show More Summary

2015 MLB Season Could Bring Historic Level of Parity

It's a cliche worn past the point of usefulness: Everyone's a contender in the spring. This year, it could have the benefit of being true. We're talking parity, the golden goose every professional sports league is allegedly chasing—the...Show More Summary

Fantasy Baseball 2015: Full 12-Team, 25-Round Mock Draft, Version 1.0

No fantasy baseball player will truly master the craft without participating in mock drafts. Sure, you've studied the rankings, identified sleepers and assembled a cheat sheet for draft day. All terrific stuff, but nothing beats testing that knowledge against other aficionados. Mike Trout didn't just wake up one day being awesome at baseball. Show More Summary

Michael Saunders' Injury Puts Toronto Blue Jays in Huge Bind

The Toronto Blue Jays’ first major injury of 2015 came before the team had even played a single spring training game. Michael Saunders—acquired during the offseason in exchange for pitcher J.A. Happ —tore the meniscus in his left knee while shagging fly balls during batting practice, per Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com. Show More Summary

New York Mets: Position-by-Position Breakdown at 2015 Spring Training

There’s plenty for the New York Mets to look forward to in 2015. It feels weird to write that with genuine confidence. With staff ace Matt Harvey coming back to the rotation at full health this season and an offense that knows it has...Show More Summary

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