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Dodgers' $62.5M Hector Olivera Splash Proves They Heard Padres' Footsteps

Ask the Los Angeles Dodgers about their rivalry with the San Diego Padres and the answer you're most likely to get is, "What rivalry?" The Dodgers are the big bullies of the West Coast, free-spending Goliaths who look up to no one —Show More Summary

Hector Olivera to Dodgers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

The Los Angeles Dodges have reportedly reached an agreement to sign Cuban second baseman Hector Olivera on a six-year, $62.5 million deal with a $28 million signing bonus. Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com first reported a deal was in place: Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times confirmed the report. Show More Summary

MLB Spring Training 2015: Updating All 30 Teams' Biggest Need

Every team has needs. From World Series favorites like the Washington Nationals to clubs favored to land in the cellar like the Philadelphia Phillies, all 30 clubs have at least one bullet point remaining unchecked on the organizational to-do list. The New York Yankees need Masahiro Tanaka's elbow to remain healthy. Show More Summary

MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Spring Training News, Rumors and Speculation

With each passing day, baseball's rumor mill begins to gain a bit more speed. Opening Day looms large on the horizon, and with its steady approach, teams are beginning to look at potential deals involving players that are out of minor league options. Being out of options doesn't automatically put a player on the trade block, mind you. Show More Summary

Is Rob Refsnyder or Jose Pirela the Yankees' Future at 2nd Base?

Not long ago, second base for the New York Yankees was as stable, consistent and productive as any position on any team in Major League Baseball. These days, it's anything but. The keystone has become a key question mark for the Yankees...Show More Summary

Brian Dozier, Twins Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

With the 2015 regular season on the horizon, the Minnesota Twins locked up one of their key pieces by signing second baseman Brian Dozier to a contract extension. According to the Twins' official Twitter account, the 27-year-old middle...Show More Summary

Detroit Tigers: Top 5 Takeaways from Spring Training

The Detroit Tigers have now completed more than half of their 2015 spring training schedule. It has been a largely unsuccessful March for Detroit if you only consider its record (7-14). However, wins and losses mean precious little during...Show More Summary

Anthony Rendon's Knee Must Be 100 Percent for Nats to Realize Potential

Anthony Rendon 's knee injury isn't serious, they said. He's only being held out of spring training action as a precaution, they said. Well, now they're singing a different tune. And for a Washington Nationals club that has eyes on being perhaps the elite team in Major League Baseball in 2015, that's a bummer. Let's go back to Wednesday, March 11. Show More Summary

Scott Miller's Starting 9: MLB Coming Attractions This Summer Look Stellar

FORT MYERS, Florida — While Kris Bryant pummels baseball after baseball into oblivion in the Cactus League, whipping the when-will-he-debut debate into a frenzy from Arizona to the Billy Goat Tavern in Chicago, he's not the only phenom...Show More Summary

Roberto Osuna Making Strong Case to Be on Toronto Blue Jays' Opening Day Roster

With just two weeks left until the end of spring training and the start of the 2015 season, Toronto Blue Jays prospect Roberto Osuna has made a strong case to make the Blue Jays’ Opening Day roster. In 9.2 innings of work this spring, Osuna has yet to allow a run and has eight strikeouts during that span. Show More Summary

Dodgers Well Set Up to Endure an Early-Season Absence by Hyun-Jin Ryu

Suddenly, a prominent Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander is dealing with a shoulder injury that won't be going away for a while. But don't worry. It's not that prominent Dodgers lefty. For that matter, this is a situation hardly worth worrying about at all. The lefty in question is Hyun-Jin Ryu. Show More Summary

Boston Red Sox: With Mookie Betts in Center, Sox Have Terrific Outfield

Coming into spring training, Mookie Betts, the Red Sox's seventh-ranked prospect by Baseball America in 2014, was supposed to compete with Cuban signee Rusney Castillo for the starting center field job. However, it hasn't been much of a competition. Show More Summary

Red Sox 7, Phillies 6: Why do they always do that?

…Make a big deal about how That Clay Person fared so well in a minor league game. Take yesterday’s contest. He didn’t start against the Phillies as he is likely the Opening Day Starter (Blech), so he threw 5 innings against the minor leaguers. And this was his line: 79 pitches, no hits or runs, […]

MLB Spring Training Struggles Fans Should Start Worrying About

Spring training is the perfect time of year for the little things to be absolutely blown out of proportion. This team is doing well and this team is struggling, which means the regular season will be like that. Very often, though, the...Show More Summary

Bounce-Back Season from Pedro Alvarez Is Vital to Pittsburgh Pirates Success

Pedro Alvarez was a dynamic offensive force in the middle of the Pittsburgh Pirates lineup in 2013. Although he batted just.233 and led the National League with 186 strikeouts in 152 games, he blasted a career-high 36 home runs while...Show More Summary

MLB Spring Training 2015: Ranking the Most Alarming Superstar Performances

Mr. Commissioner, enough with the pace-of-play rules. For your next move as the face of MLB, can you make players wear a sign around their neck during spring training that says "WARNING: ALL STATS SHOULD BE TAKEN IN CONTEXT"? I joke, but it's easy to get wrapped up in meaningless spring statistics. Show More Summary

50 Reasons You Should Be Excited for the 2015 MLB Season

Ladies and gentlemen, we are officially less than two weeks from Opening Day and what promises to be another thrilling MLB season. While spring training games have served as a nice teaser for the upcoming campaign and provided fans with...Show More Summary

Fantasy Baseball 2015: Top Sleeper Pitchers to Target Late in Drafts

Pitching depth is usually the key to success for fantasy baseball players, and the best way to compile depth is to take advantage of late-round sleepers with high upside. Breakouts happen every year. Pinpointing the candidates isn't always easy, as any number of factors can go into the success of young hurlers. Show More Summary

Fantasy Baseball 2015: Analyzing Mock Draft and Undervalued Sleepers to Target

Two weeks from now, MLB will return in all its glory, leaving precious time for fantasy baseball players to draft a winning squad. Let's hope you didn't jump the gun on draft day. If so, most of your starting pitchers are already headed...Show More Summary

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