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Why the Cubs Should Not Sign James Shields

Although the end of the 2014 World Series means the official end of baseball season, Wednesday's finale brings about the beginning of plenty of excitement and drama to the north side of Chicago. Sure, the Chicago Cubs have been done playing baseball for over a month. Show More Summary

Giants Parade 2014: Twitter Reaction, Photos, Videos, GIFs and More

For the third time in five years, fans have lined the streets of San Francisco to celebrate a Giants championship. The team had 48 hours to celebrate their win over Kansas City alone before partying with their fans. Even though winning...Show More Summary

Milwaukee Brewers Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

After a disappointing collapse in the second half of the 2014 season, the Milwaukee Brewers will have a long offseason to try to figure out how to get to the playoffs next year. Milwaukee controlled the National League Central for much of the season. Show More Summary

Cincinnati Reds Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

The Cincinnati Reds missed the playoffs for only the second time in the past five years in 2014, so now the club will spend this offseason trying to figure out a way to get back to the postseason. However, the team will be focused not...Show More Summary

Joe Maddon Is Dream Fit for Chicago Cubs' Hype-Filled, Youthful Future

There was no way the Theo Epstein regime was going to sit on its hands with bait in its pockets and a big fish in the water. Joe Maddon, that fish, was too tempting not to go after. He even said as much on Friday to Bob Nightengale of USA Today: The #Cubs offered Renteria another job in the organization, and he declined. Show More Summary

Boston Red Sox Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

Watching a team go from first to worst is never easy—and it's all the more painful when that team happens to be the defending world champion. Such was the scenario that the Boston Red Sox faced in 2014, as injuries and ineffectiveness...Show More Summary

Baltimore Orioles Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

Despite winning the franchise's first AL East crown since 1997—and doing so in convincing fashion, a dozen games ahead of the second-place New York Yankees—the 2014 season was ultimately a disappointment in Baltimore, as the OriolesShow More Summary

Chicago Cubs Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

The Chicago Cubs have been rebuilding for years, and this offseason may be the time that the organization decides to make a run at getting back to the postseason. Although the Cubs finished in last place in the National League Central, they showed some promising signs in the second half of the season. Show More Summary

Rick Renteria Fired as Cubs Manager: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The Chicago Cubs confirmed the dismissal of Rick Renteria as manager in a move widely expected in recent days. The club has been heavily linked to Joe Maddon, who left the same post with the Tampa Bay Rays last week. Mark Gonzales of...Show More Summary

St. Louis Cardinals Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

The St. Louis Cardinals made the playoffs yet again in 2014, so with much of the roster set already, the team's front office will try to add some complementary pieces that can get the team back to the World Series next year. St. Louis...Show More Summary

San Francisco Giants Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

The San Francisco Giants are World Series champions for the third time in five years, so the team's front office will focus on making moves this offseason that can help the team get back to the Fall Classic next year. A couple of the acquisitions the team has added over the past year—Michael Morse and Jake Peavy—are set to become free agents. Show More Summary

Kansas City Royals Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

For as disappointed as Kansas City is that the Kansas City Royals fell short in their quest for the franchise's first World Series crown in 29 years, fans should be proud of the team's performance and optimistic about its chances toShow More Summary

Houston Astros Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

While 2014 wasn't a banner year for Houston, the Astros showed significant improvement on the field, winning 70 games and not finishing in last place for the first time since 2010. Top prospects Jon Singleton and George Springer showed...Show More Summary

Detroit Tigers Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

Another division title, another disappointing showing in the playoffs for the Detroit Tigers. Not even the additions of former AL Cy Young Award winner David Price and All-Star closer Joakim Soria were able to propel Detroit to its first...Show More Summary

Philadelphia Phillies Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

The Philadelphia Phillies' aging roster isn't making things easy for the front office, so it's not clear how active the team will be this offseason. Philadelphia was expected to be one of the most active teams at the trade deadline back in July. Show More Summary

Atlanta Braves Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free-Agency News, Trade Rumors

The Atlanta Braves are coming off a disappointing finish to the 2014 season, so the front office will be looking for a way to improve the club enough this winter to get to the postseason next year. There may be some rumors flying around the club in terms of trade talks this winter. Show More Summary

Minnesota Twins Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

While the Twins cracked the 70-win mark for the first time since 2010, Minnesota suffered through another underwhelming regular season in 2014, finishing in the basement of the AL Central for the third time in four years. That's ledShow More Summary

Los Angeles Angels Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

Despite posting the best record in baseball (98-64), and the third-best mark in franchise history, the Los Angeles Angels were unable to deliver on that regular-season success, getting swept in three games by the Kansas City Royals in...Show More Summary

Miami Marlins Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

The Miami Marlins were able to stay in contention for much of the 2014 season, but injuries caught up to them in the end. With a young and talented core in place, the front office can look at making moves that could make the team a serious playoff contender. Miami has plenty of talent in the field and on the mound. Show More Summary

Colorado Rockies Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

The Colorado Rockies struggled mightily in 2014, but the team's front office has to be happy to know that they have some talent—on offense. Troy Tulowitzki —when he was on the field—and Justin Morneau were the stars of the lineup in 2014. Show More Summary

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