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  • MESA, AZ - MARCH 20:  Robinson Cano #22 of the Seattle Mariners prepares to bat against the Chicago Cubs at Cubs Park on March 20, 2014 in Mesa, Arizona.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

    Seattle Mariners Off-season: Finding Pieces to the Puzzle

    For the Seattle Mariners organization, last year left only a sour taste as they finished one game behind Oakland for the wild card spot in the post-season. The American League West...

  • Chinese Taipei v Cuba - World Baseball Classic Second Round Pool 1

    Diamondbacks Sign Cuban Defector Yasmany Tomas

    The Diamondbacks have signed much-hyped Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas to a six-year, $68.5 million contract. The move comes as a slight surprise, as the D-Backs were only recent serious entrants into...

  • New York Yankees v Boston Red Sox

    Second Base Fantasy Rankings Part 1

    We may be coming up on Thanksgiving where things such as Black Friday and the Holiday Season are on the forefront of everyone’s mind but that doesn’t mean there isn’t enough...

  • SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 23:  Hanley Ramirez of the Dodgers bats during the MLB match between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks at Sydney Cricket Ground on March 23, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

    Sandoval, Ramirez Kickstart Red Sox Offseason

    With the World Series now more than a month past, general managers around the league are currently focused on the offseason and on retooling for the 2015 campaign. For the Boston...

  • Los Angeles Dodgers v San Francisco Giants

    MLB Hot Stove: Red Sox Binge in Free Agency on Sandoval, Ramirez

    According to various rumors and reports the Boston Red Sox have signed Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez to five-year contracts in a free agent binge today. This morning Jon Heyman reported that...

  • LAKELAND, FL - MARCH 15:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers pitches during the spring training game against the Houston Astros at Joker Marchant Stadium on March 15, 2014 in Lakeland, Florida. The Tigers defeated the Astros 14-3.  (Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

    MLB Hot Stove is Heating Up

    The MLB Hot Stove season is heating up and there are plenty of moves, already made, that will change the landscape of Major League Baseball. The usual suspects, Boston, New York...

  • Division Series - Washington Nationals v San Francisco Giants - Game Three

    White Sox Make Free Agency Splash

    On Tuesday the White Sox made a small ripple as they skipped a rock over the wintry free agent waters.  They signed Zach Duke to a three-year $15 million contract.  Executive...

  • Miami Marlins v San Francisco Giants

    Response: Olbermann calls out Marlins for Stanton Contract

    Recently, ESPN’s Keith Olbermann called out Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria for the $325 million contract with Giancarlo Stanton, claiming it was just another Marlins scam. Olbermann makes a number of points in...

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    Fleeting MLB Dream Teams

    Ebby Calvin LaLoosh:  I got a Porsche already; a 911 with a quadrophonic Blaupunkt. – Bull Durham. Don’t fear the MLB dream teams. The Red Sox appear to be wading deep into...

  • Justin Verlander

    The Tigers Will Need the Old Justin Verlander, Who Doesn’t Exist Anymore

    When the Tigers re-signed Victor Martinez, they addressed one of their most pressing issues heading into the 2015 season. Losing Martinez would represent the departure of one of the most impactful...

  • Giancarlo Stanton

    Signing Stanton Signals a Long Term Commitment to Success

    The year was 2012. The Florida Marlins had just became the “Miami Marlins”, and they were opening a brand new ballpark.  Not only did they have a new ball park with...

  • Albert Pujols

    Post Season Recap: AL West

    2014 was a very interesting season in the AL West.  A team the Rangers, that was looked at a competitor early on in the season has a dismal year plagued by...

  • Baltimore Orioles v Kansas City Royals

    MLB Free Agency: Snowballing?

    MLB free agency is picking up steam, or snowballing (depending where you are). Yesterday the Oakland A’s signed Kansas City DH Billy Butler to a 3-year $30 million dollar contract sources...

  • Boston Red Sox v Tampa Bay Rays

    The Cubs Need to Sign Jon Lester

    In 2011, the Chicago Cubs stumbled to a 71-91 record while sporting the 6th highest payroll in baseball at just north of $125 million. Jim Hendry was let go and when...

  • World Baseball Classic

    World Baseball Classic: America Clings To Outdated Baseball Myth

    In 2017, the World Baseball Classic will rear (for the United States) its ugly head again. It was a concept designed to spread the popularity of baseball around the world, needed...

  • MLB: NLDS-Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves

    Fantasy Impact: Heyward Miller Trade

    One of the major hot stove events from this week was the trade that sent Jason Heyward (along with Jordan Walden) was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for Shelby Miller...

  • Dave Winfield seagull bird incident revisited after 30 years

    White Sox Heating up Hot Stove

    According to a report from USA Today’s Bob Nightengale the Dodgers are aggressively seeking a trade with the White Sox for shortsop Alexei Ramirez.  The Dodgers appear to be preempting the...

  • Houston Astros v Detroit Tigers

    First Base Rankings Part 3

    It’s the third week of November and that means Thanksgiving is around the corner. In this spirit, today I display the conclusion of my Fantasy First Base Rankings, listing the players...

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    2014 MLB Free Agent Frenzy

    It’s that time of year again. Baseball is now in recess, but the front offices of every team are as busy as ever devising their plans for the offseason. The first...

  • Buster Posey Yadier Molina

    MLB Dream Team: Catchers

    This is the first in a series of 11 articles in which I compare the two or three best players at each position on the baseball field (including starting and closing...

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