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Ranking MLB Offseason's Biggest Steals, Mistakes Entering February

Don't look now, but Major League Baseball's offseason is just about finished. Sure, free agent James Shields remains, well, a free agent, and there's bound to be a trade or two involving some big-name players. But for the most part,Show More Summary

Predicting Outcomes for the Biggest Upcoming Spring Training Storylines

"It's the fans that need spring training. You gotta get 'em interested. Wake 'em up and let 'em know that their season is coming, the good times are gonna roll." - Harry Caray It's true, Harry, we do need spring training. After three long, soggy months, baseball is almost back. Show More Summary

Chicago Cubs: Cubbies Will Be Competitive in 2015, but 2016 Is Their Year

For the first time in a long time, things are looking bright on the North Side of Chicago. Theo Epstein, the team's president of baseball operations, has quickly transformed the Cubs' farm system into one of the best in baseball, been...Show More Summary

Zack Greinke Contract: Latest News and Rumors on Negotiations with Dodgers

When the Los Angeles Dodgers signed Zack Greinke in 2012, the contract included an opt-out clause after three years that will come up at the end of 2015. There's a long time until an official decision must be made, but the right-hander...Show More Summary

Ronald Belisario Signs with Tampa Bay Rays After Deal with Toronto Falls Through

A couple of days ago, various baseball media outlets reported that the Toronto Blue Jays had signed free agent reliever Ronald Belisario to a minor league deal after making a strong push for him. Jim Bowden of ESPN.com was the firstShow More Summary

Highlighting the MLB Offseason's Biggest Takeaways, 3 Months In

You can look ahead and see the start of spring training approaching. Or you can look behind and see the enormous cloud of dust kicked up by the first three months of the Major League Baseball offseason. It's been a busy one, alright....Show More Summary

Byron Buxton, Kris Bryant Headline MLB Network's 2015 Top 100 Prospects

Even though the weather outside for most of the country doesn't suggest it, Major League Baseball's 2015 season is just around the corner. That means MLB Network had to unveil its list of the Top 100 Prospects, which didn't surprise anyone by naming Minnesota's Byron Buxton as the No. Show More Summary

Ranking MLB's Top 10 Rotation Trios Entering 2015

Some MLB teams just have so much pitching it's not even fair. The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Washington Nationals definitely fit that description. Next season, those clubs will be trotting out two of the strongest starting staffs in the majors. Show More Summary

Yasiel Puig Right to Put 'Rival' Bullseye on Cardinals, Not Giants

We can talk all we want about the offseason drawing to a close and spring training being just around the bend, but here's how we really know it's almost baseball season: Ladies and gentlemen, our first Yasiel Puig controversy of 2015 has arrived! Sort of, anyway. Show More Summary

Projecting the Boston Red Sox 2015 Opening Day Roster

Manager John Farrell's Opening Day lineup will feature some notable differences with the Red Sox beginning the 2015 campaign against the Philadelphia Phillies. However, Boston won't alter the overall construction of their team basedShow More Summary

MLB's 10 Hottest Offseason Rumors Entering February

Soon enough, after pitchers and catchers report and spring training commences, MLB's 2015 Opening Day will arrive. Before that day comes, several loose ends remain untied. James Shields still doesn't have an employer, and several players continue to appear in trade conversations. Show More Summary

Dark Horses Who Could Win MLB's Hottest Upcoming Spring Position Battles

Major League Baseball’s offseason is winding down, and before we know it pitchers and catchers will start reporting for spring training. With that timeline in mind, most general managers are still trying to plug holes on their respective...Show More Summary

Handicapping Chicago Cubs' Hotly Contested Spring Training Position Battles

The Chicago Cubs enter the 2015 season with high hopes. They have more stability than they've had in several years, and some of their bright young stars are finally starting to fall into place. For all that stability, the Cubs stillShow More Summary

Why the Atlanta Braves Were Right to Tear Down Once-Promising Roster

This offseason has been surprising—and perhaps somewhat painful—for the Atlanta Braves, who, as part of a somewhat unexpected rebuilding effort spearheaded by a new front office, traded away a trio of their most popular, polarizing players. Another...Show More Summary

Mets Players on the Hot Seat as Spring Training Approaches

Every year when spring training comes around, it's the time when some players get excited about the possibility of making a major league roster for either the first time ever or the first time as part of the Opening Day roster. For other...Show More Summary

Projecting the San Francisco Giants' 2015 Opening Day Roster

It seems like just yesterday that the San Francisco Giants were defeating the Kansas City Royals in the seventh game of the World Series. That victory gave the Giants their third world championship in five years. Visions of Madison Bumgarner shutting down the Royals and earning a five-inning save are still fresh in the minds of Giants fans. Show More Summary

Nationals Are MLB's Next "Super Team," but It Hardly Means Postseason Success

Come fall, the juggernauts and superstars hardly matter. Load the dugout, stack the roster, spend the money. Do it all, and it probably won’t matter once the leaves change from green to gold. Major League Baseball is not a championship...Show More Summary

Updating the Hottest Questions of the 2014-2015 MLB Offseason, Week 13

Once we get this little football game out of the way this weekend, the MLB season will be right around the corner. While we all anxiously await spring training, let's take a moment to discuss some of the hottest remaining questions this offseason. Poor James Shields still needs a home for the upcoming season. Show More Summary

Would Fully Healthy Masahiro Tanaka Even Be Enough for Yankees to Contend?

More than any other, the word "maybe" comes to mind when thinking about Masahiro Tanaka and the New York Yankees. In fact, it comes to mind twice. Here's Maybe No. 1: Despite having a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow, maybe the ace right-hander can avoid Tommy John surgery and stay healthy in 2015. And here's Maybe No. Show More Summary

Signing Reliever Ronald Belisario Makes Sense for Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed reliever Ronald Belisario to a minor league deal, per Jim Bowden of ESPN.com (via Twitter). The right-handed Belisario will receive an invite to spring training and will receive $1.7 million if he breaks...Show More Summary

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