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Jay Bruce Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Reds OF

Folks in baseball circles probably wouldn't be surprised if the Cincinnati Reds dealt a starting pitcher this offseason. The Reds might take a different, more surprising plan of action to trim some payroll, however, as they are reportedly...Show More Summary

6 Bargain Free Agents the San Francisco Giants Should Keep on Their Radar

The Giants moved to San Francisco in 1958, and it took until 2010 for this franchise to win its first World Series title. Amazingly, the Giants have now won three world championships in the past five years. Behind the work of general...Show More Summary

Seattle Mariners: Where Are the Mariners' Top Prospects of 2011?

In 2014, the Seattle Mariners achieved their best finish since 2007, posting 87 wins. The team failed to break its lengthy playoff drought (2001 was the last time the M’s made it to October) but received key performances from players like Kyle Seager, Dustin Ackley, Taijuan Walker and Austin Jackson. Show More Summary

Ranking the Most Overpriced Assets on the MLB Offseason Trade Market

There are five main negatives I looked at for a player to qualify for this list: age, injury history, current contract, rumored acquisition cost and opportunity cost. In a perfect world, teams would trade for young players who are either...Show More Summary

Baltimore Orioles Rumors: Pros and Cons of Top Offseason Targets

As December rapidly approaches, the free-agent market has begun to heat up ever so gradually. A couple of dominoes have fallen (Michael Cuddyer, A.J. Burnett), and teams are beginning to decide who their targets are and what they need...Show More Summary

Yoan Moncada Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation on Cuban Star

On the list of offseason storylines to watch in Major League Baseball, 19-year-old Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada is near the top. There are expected to be many teams in on the bidding, which figures to get very expensive. One team with...Show More Summary

MLB Rumors: Breaking Down Trade Buzz for Justin Upton, Nick Swisher and More

You can feel the urgency between Major League Baseball teams and players picking up each day. There's been a pattern in recent years where it took months for deals and trades to happen. That hasn't been the case so far this offseason,...Show More Summary

Doug Fister Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Nationals P

One year after being traded to the Washington Nationals, right-handed pitcher Doug Fister could be on the move yet again. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Nationals would be inclined to deal Fister under the right circumstances: Whatever...Show More Summary

1 Critical Mistake All 30 MLB Teams Must Avoid Making This Offseason

The MLB offseason is an exciting time to be a baseball fan. All 30 teams are hard at work tweaking their rosters for the upcoming season, and the rumor mill gives fans plenty to debate on a daily basis. However, it's also a time when...Show More Summary

Introducing Addison Russell, Possible Centerpiece of Game-Changing Winter Trade

The Cubs' future was on display late last summer with franchise cornerstones Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro playing on the same field as highly regarded prospects such as Javier Baez, Jorge Soler and Arismendy Alcantara. Suffice it...Show More Summary

10 MLB Free Agents Whose Values Have Peaked at the Perfect Time

There are three types of MLB free agents. There are those who are flat-out special and have been for some time. Then there are those coming off of their best season as they head into free agency. And sometimes, a free agent is both. You...Show More Summary

Final Report Card for Cincinnati Reds Prospects at the Arizona Fall League

The Cincinnati Reds sent nine prospects to the Surprise Saguaros for the 2014 Arizona Fall League. You can read the preview to the fall season here. The Surprise Saguaros are a team consisting of prospects from the Reds, Seattle Mariners, Boston Red Sox, San Diego Padres and Texas Rangers. Show More Summary

Boston Red Sox Rumors: Pros and Cons of Top Offseason Targets

The hot-stove season is less than a month underway, but the Boston Red Sox have wasted no time stealing plenty of headlines. The Sox figured to be active players in the market this year, and the early rumors surrounding the team haven’t disappointed. Show More Summary

Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Latest Offseason Rumors

When it comes to Major League Baseball's offseason, the speculation and rumors are at least half the fun, maybe more. The rest, of course, is actually finding out which players were traded for each other and who signed with what team...Show More Summary

Scott Miller's Starting 9: Marlins' Window with Stanton Is Sooner, Not Later

1. Giancarlo Stanton: Not If, But When When Giancarlo Stanton opts out of his record $325 million Miami Marlins deal six years from now, and the surprise will be if he doesn't, here are the words to remember: "I like [Miami] better than...Show More Summary

MLB Should Make Bold Move to Juice Baseball to Combat Shrinking Offense

Major League Baseball did the right thing when it took juice out of the players. It must now do the right thing by putting juice into the ball. Yeah, I know. The idea of a juiced ball is one that puts baseball fans on high alert. But it's the best way for MLB to revive something that's dying a slow death: offense. Let's go back to 2006. Show More Summary

Trade Market for Big-Hitting Outfielders Is Just Warming Up

Major League Baseball is in an era of offensive depression, and teams in search of a boost don’t have the plethora of options they did in eras past. Partly because of stricter drug testing and partly because more hitters are being signed...Show More Summary

James Shields, Adam LaRoche Signings Would Show Stanton Megadeal Was No Stunt

The ink was hardly dry on Giancarlo Stanton's 13-year, $325 million mega-contract, and already the question on every Miami Marlins fan's lips was: What's next? Sure, locking up their baseball-crushing right fielder with the largest deal in MLB history was a bold move...and a good start. Show More Summary

Toronto Blue Jays Rumors: Playing Fact or Fiction with the Latest Talk

With the offseason underway, the Toronto Blue Jays have been connected to several rumors currently making the rounds in the media. While most of these rumors are exaggerated, some of them do have a basis in fact and have a chance of being true. For example, a few weeks ago, Toronto was rumored to be interested in free-agent catcher Russell Martin. Show More Summary

Jordan Zimmermann Gives Steven Souza Jr. Best Buy Gift Card for Saving No-Hitter

Pitchers often get their catchers gifts whenever they win an award or throw a no-hitter. Washington Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann knew he also needed to get one of his outfielders, Steven Souza Jr., something for preserving his no-hitter in the final game of the 2014 regular season. Zimmermann no-hit the Miami Marlins on Sept. Show More Summary

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