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Ranking MLB Offseason's Biggest Steals, Mistakes Entering February

Don't look now, but Major League Baseball's offseason is just about finished. Sure, free agent James Shields remains, well, a free agent, and there's bound to be a trade or two involving some big-name players. But for the most part,Show More Summary

Highlighting the MLB Offseason's Biggest Takeaways, 3 Months In

You can look ahead and see the start of spring training approaching. Or you can look behind and see the enormous cloud of dust kicked up by the first three months of the Major League Baseball offseason. It's been a busy one, alright....Show More Summary

Byron Buxton, Kris Bryant Headline MLB Network's 2015 Top 100 Prospects

Even though the weather outside for most of the country doesn't suggest it, Major League Baseball's 2015 season is just around the corner. That means MLB Network had to unveil its list of the Top 100 Prospects, which didn't surprise anyone by naming Minnesota's Byron Buxton as the No. Show More Summary

Major League Baseball Whiffs in Attempt to Appeal Ruling Over TV Rights Deals

An antitrust lawsuit over how game telecasts are distributed is headed towards class certification and a high-stakes trial. read more

Dark Horses Who Could Win MLB's Hottest Upcoming Spring Position Battles

Major League Baseball’s offseason is winding down, and before we know it pitchers and catchers will start reporting for spring training. With that timeline in mind, most general managers are still trying to plug holes on their respective...Show More Summary

Nationals Are MLB's Next "Super Team," but It Hardly Means Postseason Success

Come fall, the juggernauts and superstars hardly matter. Load the dugout, stack the roster, spend the money. Do it all, and it probably won’t matter once the leaves change from green to gold. Major League Baseball is not a championship...Show More Summary

Union Hires Omar Minaya as Adviser

2 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Minaya, the former Mets general manager, will become a special adviser to Tony Clark, the head of the Major League Baseball Players Association.

Omar Minaya, linked to Yankees, takes MLBPA job: source

Former Mets general manager Omar Minaya is leaving the San Diego Padres to join the Major League Baseball Players' Association.

APNewsBreak: AP Source: Minaya to Leave Padres, Join Union

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Former New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya is leaving his job as senior vice president of the San Diego Padres to become a special adviser to Major League Baseball Players Association head Tony Clark, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.

The Player with the Most Current Trade Value on All 30 MLB Teams

Every player around Major League Baseball has a certain level of value as a potential trade chip, and there are a number of factors that influence said value. The following article is my best attempt at identifying the player with the...Show More Summary

Ranking MLB's Top 10 World Series Contenders Heading into February

Hey, look. There's February just around the corner. For Major League Baseball fans, that means the arrival of spring training and that warm, fuzzy feeling of a new season drawing near. On that note, let's skip eight months ahead and talk about the World Series. Yeah, I know. Show More Summary

Former Giants pitcher Barry Zito sells his spot in the Bird Streets

Major League Baseball pitcher Barry Zito and his wife, Amber, have parted ways with their second Hollywood Hills West home in as many months, selling a house in the celebrity-coveted Bird Streets area for $2.875 million.

MLB's Top 10 Can't-Miss Hitting Prospects for 2015

Major League Baseball always is in need of good, young hitters, especially considering how much the sport has been controlled by pitching in recent years. Judging by the flood of elite young arms who are on the verge of reaching TheShow More Summary

Former Red Sox Pitcher Monbouquette Dead at 78

5 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Former Major League Baseball All Star pitcher Bill Monbouquette has died of leukemia at the age of 78, the Boston Red Sox said on their website.

Former MLB Pitcher Ted Lilly Charged With Insurance Fraud

Ted Lilly, a retired Major League Baseball pitcher, has been charged with felony insurance fraud in California. Lilly, a California native, earned an estimated $80 million to $100 million in base salary while pitching in the big leagues. Show More Summary

MLB's New Commissioner Is Open To Banning Defensive Shifts To Increase Scoring—Here's A Simple Way To Do It

In a recent interview with ESPN, new Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said, in an effort to increase scoring, he is open to banning one of the biggest changes to the sport in recent years, the increased use of defensive shifts. Show More Summary

Baseball outfielder Brennan Boesch buys in Malibu

Major League Baseball outfielder Brennan Boesch, most recently of the Angels, has purchased a home in Malibu for $2.4 million.

Major League Baseball Now Has 41 Players With $100 Million Contracts

The Washington Nationals stunned the baseball world when they added to their already-strong pitching staff by giving Max Scherzer a 7-year, $210 million contract. But what is really amazing is just how common these contracts have become. Show More Summary

James Shields Would Legitimize the Blue Jays' Attempt to End Playoff Drought

The drought needs to end. The Toronto Blue Jays have not made the postseason since winning the World Series in 1993, the longest dry spell in Major League Baseball. Though the Jays have made blockbuster trades aimed at ending the streak...Show More Summary

New Commissioner Wants to Promote Sport to Youth

6 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

New Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred wants to increase participation in the sport among America’s youth and modernize the game without interfering with its history and traditions.

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