Fresh off the DL with a new hitting coach, can he get his season back?
As a preview to Monday’s first-year player draft, we take a stab at how things could shape up in the first round.
With the Diamondbacks performing better than expected we look at the team’s top two pitchers. Which is better?
He’s performing like a legitimate ace with some solid peripherals to back it up, but something doesn’t seem quite right…
A review of Josh Wilker’s critically acclaimed memoir timed to its release in paperback
A lot of eyes are on the Dodgers as they move forward, but how different will they look after the 2011 season?
The former prospect reclamation project continues in Pittsburgh. Strange, it doesn’t seem too long ago that a skinny 19-year-old shortstop named Brandon Wood first gained attention after clubbing 43 home runs in the Cal League. The year was 2005, and the bandwagon runneth over as Angels fans eagerly awaited the next franchise-changing shortstop to arrive […]
Earlier today news broke that Major League Baseball will assume ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers. You can read Commissioner Bud Selig’s official statement here. After years of mismanagement coupled with a messy divorce between owner Frank McCourt and his wife, former Dodgers CEO Jamie McCourt, the team has found itself saddled with over $400 […]
After bouncing back in 2010, Chris Young is off to a hot start. Can he sustain it?
After months of waiting and wondering, our staff takes a guess at what’s in store for 2011.
Last season’s AL champions are a good bet to succeed again.
Is the smartest team in baseball possibly too smart for its own good?
He exhibited some serious power during the final month of 2010, but are these skills for real?
Late last night, Joe Christensen of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that the Twins are exploring the possibility of trading Francisco Liriano before the 2011 season. On the surface, this may be nothing more than exploratory talks but the question remains: Why would a team expected to contend in the AL Central suddenly put its […]
Yesterday, reports came out that the Rangers are (again) exploring the idea of trading Michael Young to the Colorado Rockies. Since his role became diminished this offseason, Young’s current contract and unwillingness to play as “Super-Utility Man” could become a problem for the Rangers as next season plays out. Of course, this is mere speculation, […]
With the Reds having an abundance of capable young arms in their starting rotation, we look at few who could be left behind
When a good portion of Tampa Bay’s bullpen qualified for free agency this offseason what’s a small yet competitive club to do? Luckily, Friedman and co. have been down this road before…
In this second part of looking at Ricky Nolasco, we try to understand why he may be abandoning one of his more successful secondary pitches.
In part one of a two-part series we take a look at Ricky Nolasco and some of the problems that have kept him from being elite
Will these Winter Meetings produce blockbuster deals?