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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

Baltimore Orioles' Midseason Prospect All-Star Team

It's been a tremendous year for the Baltimore Orioles. The first half of the MLB season ended with the club four games up on the Toronto Blue Jays in the volatile American League East, several players (Nelson Cruz, Adam Jones, Darren...Show More Summary

MLB Trade Rumors: Mariners, Angels and Other Teams Looking to Fill Major Needs

As MLB teams attempt to make their push toward the playoffs, organizations will do their best to add any player who can be a difference-maker. Throughout the first half of the year, teams have been able to evaluate themselves and realize what they are missing. Show More Summary

Adam Wainwright Shows Fans the MLB All-Star Game Matters

The 2014 MLB All-Star Game quickly became a tribute to New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. Playing in his final season, Jeter earned the fan vote to start for the American League squad. Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell decided that Jeter should bat first for the team. Show More Summary

Yasiel Puig Is Terrified of Thunder in His Instagram Video

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig just wanted to have a pool party before this terrifying thunder crashed it. As Deadspin points out, the first shriek sounds light-hearted, but the second sounds like a man genuinely struck with terror fearing for his life. Stay safe out there, Yasiel! [Yasiel Puig, h/t Deadspin] Read more MLB news on

MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Chatter for Chicago Cubs, New York Mets and More

Now that the Major League Baseball All-Star Game is in the rearview mirror, the next big thing on the calendar is the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. There's already been one blockbuster deal involving Jeff Samardzija, which could...Show More Summary

Michael Saunders Injury Leaves Seattle Mariners with Limited Options

Near the end of an outstanding first half, the Seattle Mariners received some bad news pertaining to starting right fielder Michael Saunders. Saunders left last Thursday’s loss to the Minnesota Twins after hurting his side on a check swing in the eighth inning. Show More Summary

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