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MLB's 10 Most Valuable Free Agents Still on the Market

The MLB free-agent market now consists of Max Scherzer, James Shields and everyone else. But beyond Scherzer and Shields, there are still a handful of valuable players to be had. And as the market gets thinner, those assets will only...Show More Summary

Early 2015 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers to Keep on Your Radar

Congratulations, it's officially close enough to MLB's Opening Day to start studying for fantasy baseball drafts without feeling like a weirdo. Well, probably. This is coming from someone sifting through numbers since October. Either way, everyone is collectively opening the doors to their fantasy baseball preparation. Show More Summary

Projecting 10 MLB Players with the Most to Prove in 2015 Spring Training

In a big-picture sense, spring training doesn't mean anything. In fact, here's a helpful analogy: Spring training is to meaningful baseball what Adam Dunn's career ERA is to meaningful pitching. But on an individual level...OK, fine....Show More Summary

Biggest Winners and Losers from Detroit Tigers' Offseason

The Detroit Tigers have had yet another frenzied offseason. They didn’t waste any time getting started—within a few weeks of the season ending, Victor Martinez was re-signed, and they had picked up Joakim Soria’s option. This early activity set the tone for the weeks to come. Show More Summary

Predictions for Each Offseason Acquisition's Career with the Cubs

The Chicago Cubs made several big moves this offseason to help them in 2015 and beyond. For the first time in a while, they should be relatively competitive this upcoming season. However, they didn't sign these players just to be good...Show More Summary

Early Predictions for Each MLB Team's Top Spring Training Position Battles

Spring training can be stressful. That's definitely the case for outfielders on the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox, as there are simply way too many players and not enough spots in the respective lineups. What follows isShow More Summary

David Price, Tigers Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

The Detroit Tigers reached a settlement agreement on a one-year deal with ace David Price on Friday, avoiding salary arbitration. The starting pitcher will make just shy of $20 million in 2015. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports passed along word...Show More Summary

Fresh MLB Offseason Winners and Losers 1 Month from Spring Training

A handful of Major League Baseball teams are scheduled to have pitchers and catchers report Feb. 18, which means only one thing: We're barely a month out from the official start of spring training. That makes right about now as goodShow More Summary

Norichika Aoki to Giants: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

Free-agent outfielder Norichika Aoki has reportedly found a new home for 2015. John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle first reported the news: CBS Sports' Jon Heyman confirmed Shea's report with more detail: Aoki has become a valuable asset during his three-year stint in Major League Baseball. Show More Summary

Do the Chicago Cubs Have a Realistic Playoff Dream in 2015?

The Chicago Cubs haven't won a World Series in over a century and haven't lost any fewer than 87 games in five years, and we're supposed to believe they're going to contend in 2015? So they say. And you know something? Their chancesShow More Summary

Top MLB Prospects Who Could Still Be on the Move in Winter Trades

Now that it's mid-January and spring training is just about a month away, the hot stove has started to settle down, at least a little. Sure, there's still a pair of big-name free-agent arms available in Max Scherzer and James Shields, and a trade or two tends to come to fruition every few days. Show More Summary

Jung-ho Kang to Pirates: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

After winning the bidding for South Korean infielder Jung-ho Kang, the Pittsburgh Pirates reached an agreement on a contract with the 27-year-old. The Pirates made the deal official Friday, Jan. 16: Kang will arrive in Major League Baseball with high expectations thanks to his performance for the Nexen Heroes, which included an MVP award in 2014. Show More Summary

5 Bold Predictions for the Mets' 2015 Season

Spring training will be here in a matter of weeks, and 2015 could turn into a very big year for the New York Mets. Of course, what is seen on paper has to translate into on-field success, and hopefully, the Mets will be able to put together...Show More Summary

Stephen Strasburg, Nationals Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments

The Washington Nationals and Stephen Strasburg reached an agreement on a one-year deal to avoid arbitration. The ace will earn more than $7 million in 2015. The team confirmed a deal was in place: William Ladson of provided the details: Strasburg was never in danger of leaving the nation's capital, of course. Show More Summary

Updating the Hottest Questions of the 2014-2015 MLB Offseason, Week 11

The 2014-2015 MLB offseason is coming down the homestretch, but there are still more than a few things to be sorted out between now and the time pitchers and catchers start to report to spring training roughly a month from now. The biggest...Show More Summary

Anthony Rizzo Must Back Up Division Title Guarantee with MVP-Like 2015 Season

It's put up or shut up time for Anthony Rizzo. Oh, sure, it's January, a long, cold, soggy month of all talk and no action in MLB. But Rizzo's the one who decided to open his yapper and guarantee the Chicago Cubs, one season removedShow More Summary

Ian Desmond Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Nationals Star

The New York Mets have reportedly already passed on acquiring Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond once, but that doesn't mean that they are out of the running. According to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News, the Mets still...Show More Summary

MLB to Use Pitch Clock for Minor League Games: Latest Details and Reation

Major League baseball could soon be seeing a pitch clock to limit the amount of time between pitches during games, as Major League Baseball announced on Thursday that they would be experimenting with the clocks at the Triple-A and Double-A...Show More Summary

St. Louis Cardinals' Extension for Lance Lynn Is Good for Both Sides

The St. Louis Cardinals have reached an agreement on a three-year contract worth $22 million with pitcher Lance Lynn, as first reported by Jon Heyman of The length of the deal has since been confirmed by the team in aShow More Summary

Pittsburgh Pirates' Top 10 Prospects for 2015

The Pittsburgh Pirates system took a hit last year with Jameson Taillon ’s Tommy John surgery, but fellow right-handers Tyler Glasnow and Nick Kingham picked up the slack in his absence, with the former posting video-game numbers in the Florida State League. Meanwhile, switch-hitter Josh Bell’s season was very encouraging, to say the least. Show More Summary

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