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Mike Rosenbaum's Spring Training Breakout Prospects to Watch

Baseball fans' excitement about prospects always picks up with the start of spring training, as it presents an opportunity to view some of the sport’s future stars playing alongside its current ones. However, with high-profile prospects...Show More Summary

MLB Rumors: Analyzing Trade Whispers as Pitchers and Catchers Report

Spring is almost in the air. Pitchers and catchers are teasing the 2015 MLB season by reporting for camp, but clubs are not done probing the trade market for last-second alterations. This late in the game, nobody should expect any blockbuster deals before Opening Day. Show More Summary

Chicago White Sox: 4 Potential Breakout Candidates to Watch in Spring Training

When talking about breakout candidates for the Chicago White Sox, names like Carlos Rodon, Francellis Montas, Carlos Sanchez and Micah Johnson are the names most often mentioned. After all, each of them is in the conversation for anShow More Summary

Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Spring Training Buzz

Spring training has finally arrived, and we can officially begin the way-too-early countdown to Opening Day—which is just over six weeks away. As players continue to arrive in camp, the chatter on the rumor mill continues to pick up steam. Show More Summary

MLB Trade Rumors: Latest on Cole Hamels, Jonathan Papelbon, More Potential Moves

Spring training is finally upon us. Pitchers and catchers are gallivanting their way to Arizona and Florida as we speak, which will soon spark the beginning of actual games and cooling of the hot stove madness that has engulfed most of the winter. Of course, none of that has happened quite yet. Show More Summary

Grading the Oakland Athletics' Offseason Trades so Far

With seven All-Stars under contract through the 2015 season, many thought the Oakland Athletics would remain silent in winter meetings. General manager Billy Beane had other ideas, and he dealt fan favorites like Josh Donaldson, Brandon...Show More Summary

How MLB's Current Superstars Compare to Legends of the Past

If we had any sense of fairness, we would only ever look at contemporary baseball superstars in their own light. It's not like great ballplayers come off an assembly line, after all. But darn it, we just can't help making comparisons. Show More Summary

Predicting the National League West as Baseball's Best Division Is Not so Absurd

Baseball has proven us all to be stupid time and time again. Not stupid in our intellect, but stupid in the way that we believe our intellect is so adept that we can predict what the hell will happen during the Major League BaseballShow More Summary

Oakland Athletics: Why Barry Zito Is the Player to Watch at Spring Training

No Oakland Athletics player will be more exciting to watch and have more potential impact on the roster this year at spring training than Barry Zito. If you recall, Zito came up through the A's organization, helping form one-third of The Big Three (with Mark Mulder and Tim Hudson). Show More Summary

Every MLB Team's Non-Roster Invitee with Best Shot to Make Roster

It seems like every season in MLB there are a handful of players that come out of nowhere to have significant impacts for their respective teams. Many of those players have come into camp as long shots to make the big league roster,Show More Summary

Cincinnati Reds: 4 Potential Breakout Candidates to Watch in Spring Training

According to Odds Shark, Las Vegas has set the Reds' over/under win total at 77.5. This number indicates one of two things, perhaps both: Vegas thinks that 2014 was an accurate representation of the Reds, or Vegas doesn't like the Reds'...Show More Summary

These Teams Give Cole Hamels a Chance to Win Now

Cole Hamels has spoken. And while he is demanding nothing, he made it unequivocally clear that he wants to win, that winning cannot and will not happen in Philadelphia and that he would like to be traded to a team with a chance to do...Show More Summary

Eric Hosmer and Royals Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

Eric Hosmer and the Kansas City Royals have avoided arbitration by reportedly agreeing to a two-year contract extension. According to Jeffrey Flanagan of the Royals' team website, Hosmer's deal will pay him a total of $13.9 million through...Show More Summary

Cole Hamels Comments on Trade Rumors, Status with Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies finally embraced the reality of their situation this offseason by trading veterans like Jimmy Rollins and Marlon Byrd. General manager Ruben Amaro still has one big chip left to play if he chooses in Cole Hamels,...Show More Summary

St. Louis Cardinals: 5 Potential Breakout Candidates to Watch in Spring Training

The St. Louis Cardinals enter spring training as a perennial playoff contender. The team has found success building from within and making smart choices outside of the organization. They enter the 2015 season with very few question marks...Show More Summary

Biggest Issues the New York Yankees Need to Address During Spring Training

The New York Yankees enter spring training with a total payroll over $211 million, but they still have plenty of question marks that will need to be addressed by April. New York will have to rely on the health of the majority of the team's starting pitchers, which begins and ends with ace Masahiro Tanaka. Show More Summary

Matt Wieters Injury: Updates on Orioles Star's Recovery from Tommy John Surgery

It sounds as though Matt Wieters' recovery from Tommy John surgery has gone quite well, as the Baltimore Orioles catcher will be participating in Spring Training with the team. Manager Buck Showalter said as much on the Power Alley radio...Show More Summary

Diamondbacks: 3 Potential Breakout Candidates to Watch in Spring Training

The Arizona Diamondbacks have been busy this offseason. With new general manager Dave Stewart, new manager Chip Hale and Chief Baseball Officer Tony La Russa, there are high hopes for a turnaround in the desert this year. Spring training is looming. Show More Summary

Fantasy Baseball 2015: Ranking the Top 25 First Basemen

With the top 150 fantasy baseball players all ordered and ranked on the initial 2015 Big Board, it's time to get into the individual position rankings. All told, there will be (count 'em) 300 players ranked. After I provided some sequencing...Show More Summary

2015 Fantasy Baseball Shortstop Rankings

Here’s the first look at the 2015 Lester’s Legends shortstop rankings. 1. Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado Rockies Troy Tulowitzki hit.340 in 2014 with 71 runs, 21 home runs, 52 RBI and a stolen base in just 91 games. Extrapolate that out to a 162-game season, and you’re looking at a.340-126-37-93-2 line. Show More Summary

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