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MLB Teams Who Need More Help Before the Trade Deadline

If we've learned anything about baseball over the years, it's that there's always a "Help Wanted" sign hanging outside every general manager's office. Ineffectiveness and injuries have a way of ruining even the best-laid plans for aShow More Summary

Fantasy Baseball: Most Sustainable First-Half Breakout Performances

Questioning everything comes with the territory for successful fantasy baseball players. Just because things are going well today doesn ’t mean it will stay that way tomorrow, so managers are constantly waiting for the bottom to fall out on their prized possessions. That skepticism often yields rational decision-making that pays off in the long run. Show More Summary

New York Mets' Trade Deadline Big Board: Ranking the Top Targets

The New York Mets have gone on a run recently, winning eight of their last 10 to give fans hope of playoff contention this season. However, they are still seven games out of first place in the National League East, and they could beShow More Summary

'Mr. Baseball, Bob Uecker' Depicts a Genuine Man, Life Devoted to Much More

This week I had the opportunity to view an advanced screening of Mr. Baseball, Bob Uecker, which will air Thursday, July 17 at 7 p.m. ET on MLB Network. The moving, hour-long special depicts the former big league catcher turned beloved...Show More Summary

Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 16

The 2014 season has seen a number of notable prospects receive call-ups to the major leagues. Undoubtedly, there are more to come — and soon. Highly regarded youngsters like George Springer, C.J. Cron, Marcus Stroman, Jonathan Singleton and Gregory Polanco have been starting for their respective clubs for quite some time now. Show More Summary

MLB Rumors: Analyzing All the Latest Whispers, News and Speculation

Two weeks remain until MLB's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, and things are starting to pick up. After all, general managers across the league must now make the final determination as to whether or not their club is a contender or should prepare to play the rest of the season out in anticipation of the 2015 season. Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 20 MLB Players on the Trade Market Post-All-Star Break

The second half of the 2014 MLB season kicks off Friday, as teams turn their attention back to the task at hand coming out of the All-Star break. With 23 of the 30 teams sitting no more than eight games out of their respective division or wild-card races, it will be an interesting trade deadline to say the least. Show More Summary

3 Blockbuster Deals Brian Cashman Should Be Proposing

Something has to be done with this New York Yankees team before a realistic playoff push can be made. Brian Cashman has a tall task ahead of him. His roster is aging, decrepit and has few big-time assets to deal. His starting pitchers...Show More Summary

Odds of MLB's Biggest 2014 Surprise Stars Continuing in the 2nd Half

No sport cherishes its history quite like baseball does, and if history has taught us anything, it's that we shouldn't be surprised by surprises. They pop up on a yearly basis, both for the good and the bad, and they come in all shapes...Show More Summary

3 Trades That Could Take the Atlanta Braves to the Next Level

The Atlanta Braves (52-43) enter the second half of the season looking for their third consecutive playoff berth and a chance at their first World Series title since 1995. The Braves sit atop the National League East division in a tie...Show More Summary

Cal Ripken Jr. Talks Wainwright-Jeter Drama, His Own Similar All-Star Sendoff

If anyone can relate to Derek Jeter right about now, it's Cal Ripken Jr. Ripken, like Jeter, was a shortstop who spent all of his brilliant 20-plus-year career with one team and is considered an ambassador for Major League Baseball.Show More Summary

MLB Trade Rumors: David Price, Cole Hamels and More Buzz

With the All-Star break now behind us, all of baseball's attention turns toward two things—the race to the postseason and the trade deadline. While we've already seen a big trade with Jeff Samardzija being moved to the Oakland Athletics, more deals should shortly follow. Show More Summary

The Minor League 'All-Untouchable' Team at the 2014 Trade Deadline

With the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline edging closer every day, trade talks have begun to heat up as teams prepare to address their needs for the second half of the 2014 season and beyond. For most organizations, their best chance...Show More Summary

How Billy Beane's Evolution, Reinvention Is Taking A's Back to the Top

To appreciate the Oakland A's, context really isn't necessary. If you can appreciate great baseball teams, there they are with an MLB-best 59-36 record and a run differential the size of the Bay Bridge. But what the A's are doing is that much easier to appreciate with context. Show More Summary

Commissioner for a Day? Jeter, Kershaw, Scherzer and Other Stars Take Their Cuts

MINNEAPOLIS — It’s true: Commissioner Bud Selig is hanging it up Jan. 24. The job is more wide open than Adam Dunn’s strike zone. Wanted: Man (or woman) to run Major League Baseball. Must be skilled at herding cats (and that’s just the 30 owners). Show More Summary

How Alfredo Simon Has Become MLB's Biggest Mound Surprise in 2014

Everything about Reds starter Alfredo Simon’s season has been a pleasant surprise. Originally expected to open the season in the Reds bullpen, Simon, 33, was given a chance in the starting rotation during spring training due to an injury to Mat Latos. Show More Summary

Ranking Toronto Blue Jays' Best Minor League Bargaining Chips

The Toronto Blue Jays desperately need to make some changes after going 16-23 in their last 39 games and falling out of first place in the American League East. The team now faces an uphill climb to get back to the top of the division,...Show More Summary

All-Star Break Stock Up, Stock Down for San Francisco Giants' Top 10 Prospects

The landscape of the San Francisco Giants' farm system is noticeably bleaker than it was at the beginning of the season, with slow development from key players (primarily top pitching prospects) due to underperformance and long-termShow More Summary

Yankees: 3 Holes New York Must Address at the Deadline

With the All-Star break over and done with, the New York Yankees find themselves with a.500 record and in third place in the American League East as the second half of the season gets underway. Somehow, New York is within striking distance...Show More Summary

2014 Triple-A All-Star Game: Results, Final Score and Twitter Reaction

The 2014 Triple-A All-Star Game saw the International League jump all over the best talent assembled from the Pacific Coast League early on, resulting in a 7-3 rout at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. MLB veteran Wilson Betemit is part of the Tampa Bay Rays organization as a member of the hometown Durham Bulls. Show More Summary

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