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Oakland Athletics: Biggest Winners and Losers from the Offseason

The Oakland Athletics' offseason has been...busy, to say the least. After a myriad of moves, fans and analysts continue to debate whether the A's will remain contenders or fail to finish above.500. Some say they're winners, because doubting Billy Beane is foolish. Show More Summary

Predictions for Each Top Offseason Acquisition's Career with Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves will feature many new faces to begin the 2015 season. No longer will Jason Heyward and Justin Upton be trotting out to man the outfield in Atlanta. Evan Gattis will not be behind the plate come Opening Day. While general...Show More Summary

Houston Astros' Top 10 Prospects for 2015

The Astros' system took a hit last season with the graduations of George Springer and Jonathan Singleton to everyday players in the major leagues, and the organization’s failure to sign draft picks Brady Aiken and Jacob Nix cost them two of the class’ premier high school arms. Show More Summary

Trevor Rosenthal Seems to Have Embraced Closer Role for St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals have been blessed with the gift of pitching over the last few seasons. So much so that Trevor Rosenthal, once viewed as having a future in the starting rotation, has seemingly settled in to his role as the team's closer. Show More Summary

MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest News, Rumors and Speculation

We knew that there would be a ripple effect when Max Scherzer finally signed, but most baseball fans and pundits alike didn't expect those ripples to stay within the confines of his new clubhouse. Yet that's exactly what's happened in...Show More Summary

MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Jordan Zimmermann and Charlie Blackmon

There was a bit of a lull in the MLB offseason until big news hit that will surely influence more activity among teams with holes left to fill ahead of spring training. Max Scherzer 's megadeal with the Washington Nationals will have a ripple effect throughout the league. Show More Summary

Highlighting the Best and Worst 2014-2015 MLB Offseason Makeovers

Since the 2014 World Series wrapped up on October 29, we've been treated to one of the busiest MLB offseasons in recent memory. From surprise free-agent signings to numerous blockbuster trades, it's been an exciting winter for baseball...Show More Summary

Predictions for Each Top Offseason Acquisition's Career with the Boston Red Sox

In an effort to rebound from a disappointing last-place season in 2014, the Boston Red Sox made a number of significant additions this offseason. The Red Sox bolstered their lineup with a pair of All-Stars, Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez. Show More Summary

Should We Start Dropping Expectations for Miguel Cabrera's 2015 Ceiling?

For Detroit Tigers fans, it was the tweet heard 'round the world: OK, that's a slight exaggeration. But the news, and accompanying photographic evidence, that the two-time American League MVP is progressing in his recovery from right ankle surgery should ease some nerves in the Motor City. On Jan. Show More Summary

Predictions for Dodgers Newcomers in 2015

The Los Angeles Dodgers revamped their roster this offseason with a flurry of moves during the winter meetings, trading away several popular players in an effort to improve the team's defense and chemistry. New president of baseballShow More Summary

Predictions for Each Top Offseason Acquisition's Career with the Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks needed to be active this offseason after an MLB-worst 64-98 record in 2014. There have been several additions to the pitching staff worth noting—Jeremy Hellickson, Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster, to nameShow More Summary

MLB Offseason Sleeper Moves That'll Have a Big Impact

With spring training right around the corner, it feels like an appropriate time to dig deep into the winter transaction log and address a handful of off-the-radar moves that will really make a difference in 2015. Players like Max Scherzer,...Show More Summary

Grading the Yovani Gallardo Trade Between the Milwaukee Brewers, Texas Rangers

Following rumors surrounding an expected trade between the Milwaukee Brewers and Texas Rangers all day Monday, the two sides eventually came together to complete the deal, which involves right-hander Yovani Gallardo as the headliner in exchange for three prospects, as T.R. Show More Summary

Ryan Vogelsong Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Free-Agent Pitcher

The Houston Astros may be close to rounding out their starting rotation. Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported that the Astros are aggressively pursuing free-agent right-hander Ryan Vogelsong : They aren't the only ones, though. A few different franchises have registered interest in the 37-year-old over the last week or so. On Jan. Show More Summary

Chicago Cubs: How Much Better Does Dexter Fowler Make Them?

The Chicago Cubs made what is likely their last major offseason move when they sent infielder Luis Valbuena and pitcher Dan Straily to the Houston Astros for outfielder and leadoff man Dexter Fowler. He gives the team some speed, the ability to get on base and a solid glove in the outfield. Show More Summary

Oakland Athletics' Top 10 Prospects for 2015

Addison Russell was viewed as the only potential star in Oakland's farm system headed into 2014, but that obviously changed when he was dealt in early July to the Cubs in the Jeff Samardzija -Jason Hammel trade. Outfielder Billy McKinney,...Show More Summary

Luis Sardinas to Brewers: Latest Trade Details, Scouting Report and Reaction

With Yovani Gallardo entering the final year of his deal, the Milwaukee Brewers decided to cash in on the right-hander this offseason before he potentially leaves as a free agent next winter. Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan broke news of the...Show More Summary

Corey Knebel to Brewers: Latest Trade Details, Scouting Report and Reaction

The Milwaukee Brewers shipped starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo to the Texas Rangers on Monday and cashed in on a younger, talented minor league hurler, Corey Knebel, as part of the deal. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports provided the fullShow More Summary

Breaking Down the Chicago Cubs' Trade for Dexter Fowler

Hopefully, Luis Valbuena will look back at his time at the 2015 Cubs Convention with fond memories. He may or may not have known at the time, but it was his last hurrah in a Chicago Cubs uniform. Just a day after the Cubs ConventionShow More Summary

Yovani Gallardo to Rangers: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

Some expected the Texas Rangers to address their pitching need on the free-agent market. Instead, they've dipped their feet in the trade waters, acquiring Yovani Gallardo from the Milwaukee Brewers. Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan reported...Show More Summary

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