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Los Angeles Dodgers Flexing Offensive Muscle

Los Angeles Dodgers Flexing Offensive Muscle

Despite several injuries to the pitching staff, the Los Angeles Dodgers own a 21-10 record, the second best mark in baseball behind the St. Louis Cardinals. The Dodger offense has carried them, as the club is showcasing the embarrassment... 
Houston Astros are Serious Contenders

Houston Astros are Serious Contenders

The Houston Astros own baseball’s second best record at 18-7. Only the St. Louis Cardinals, who own 18 wins against six losses, have a better mark. Houston enjoys a seven game lead on the Los Angeles Angels, who occupy second... 
Kris Bryant Boosting Cubs Offense

Kris Bryant Boosting Cubs Offense

Kris Bryant has played all of 11 games for the Chicago Cubs but the rookie has made a big impact. He’s notched 14 hits and compiled a .341/.471/.439 slash line. Despite the fact that Bryant missed the first 12 games of the... 
Hanley Ramirez off to Hot Start for Red Sox

Hanley Ramirez off to Hot Start for Red Sox

Hanley Ramirez is adjusting well to Fenway park as the free agent signee has ripped eight home runs in his first 18 games in a Boston Red Sox uniform. Only Nelson Cruz has more home runs in the season’s early going. The 31... 
Matt Harvey Bringing Heat in Return from Surgery

Matt Harvey Bringing Heat in Return from Surgery

Mets New York Mets right-hander Matt Harvey took the big leagues by storm in 2013, as the young hurler posted a 2.27 ERA in his first full season. Over 26 starts, Harvey fanned 27.7 percent of hitters, while walking only 4.5 percent... 
Joey Votto is Healthy and off to a Blazing Start

Joey Votto is Healthy and off to a Blazing Start

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto struggled with injuries in a 2014 campaign that lasted just 62 games. After playing in all 162 games in 2013 and slugging 24 home runs with a .435 on-base percentage, Votto hit just six longballs... 
Texas Rangers get Yovani Gallardo from Milwaukee Brewers

Texas Rangers get Yovani Gallardo from Milwaukee Brewers

The Texas Rangers acquired pitcher Yovani Gallardo from the Milwaukee Brewers. In exchange the Brewers received a group of young players, infielder Luis Sardinas and right-handed pitchers Corey Knebel and Marcos Diplan. Milwaukee... 
Chicago Cubs get Dexter Fowler from Houston Astros

Chicago Cubs get Dexter Fowler from Houston Astros

The Chicago Cubs acquired outfielder Dexter Fowler from the Houston Astros in exchange for infielder Luis Valbuena and pitcher Dan Straily. The Cubs dealt away some of their infield surplus to upgrade their outfielder. Meanwhile,... 
Washington Nationals Sign Max Scherzer, Trades Coming?

Washington Nationals Sign Max Scherzer, Trades Coming?

The Washington Nationals have signed Max Scherzer to a seven year deal worth more than $180 million reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Scherzer lingered on the free agent market long after other top free agents had signed. However,... 
Washington Nationals Acquire Yunel Escobar from Oakland A’s

Washington Nationals Acquire Yunel Escobar from Oakland A’s

The Oakland Athletics busy offseason continues. Today they sent shortstop Yunel Escobar to the Washington Nationals. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported the deal and speculates that relief pitcher Tyler Clippard will be going to the... 
Seattle Mariners Positioned as Early Favorites in AL West

Seattle Mariners Positioned as Early Favorites in AL West

In 2014 the Seattle Mariners notched 87 wins, their highest total since 2009. It marked a 16 game improvement on the previous season. Still, the Mariners were unable to end their playoff drought, which has continued since they won... 
Los Angeles Dodgers Own Baseball’s Best Rotation

Los Angeles Dodgers Own Baseball’s Best Rotation

The Los Angeles Dodgers overhauled their front office this offseason, adding Andrew Friedman from the Tampa Bay Rays and Farhan Zaidi from the Oakland Athletics. From there they proceeded to make several trades which reshaped their... 
Seattle Mariners Acquire Seth Smith from Padres

Seattle Mariners Acquire Seth Smith from Padres

The San Diego Padres continued with their busy offseason on Tuesday, sending outfielder Seth Smith to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for right-handed pitcher Brandon Maurer. Padres General Manager A.J. Preller has been very aggressive... 
Phil Hughes Signs Contract Extension with Minnesota Twins

Phil Hughes Signs Contract Extension with Minnesota Twins

Phil Hughes has signed a contract extension with the Minnesota Twins. The deal adds three years and $42 million to his current contract. Last offseason the Twins inked Hughes to a three year deal worth $24 million. He rewarded them... 
Kansas City Royals Agree with Edinson Volquez on Two-Year Deal

Kansas City Royals Agree with Edinson Volquez on Two-Year Deal

The Kansas City Royals have agreed to terms with free agent pitcher Edinson Volquez on a two-year deal worth $20 million reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Volquez spent last season with the Pittsburgh Pirates who picked him up... 
Rays Deal Wil Myers in Blockbuster Trade with Padres, Nationals

Rays Deal Wil Myers in Blockbuster Trade with Padres, Nationals

The Tampa Bay Rays sent outfielder Wil Myers to the San Diego Padres as part of a three team trade that involved 11 players. Myers heads to San Diego as the centerpiece of the trade. San Diego also receives young minor league arms... 
San Francisco Giants Re-Sign Sergio Romo

San Francisco Giants Re-Sign Sergio Romo

The San Francisco Giants have re-signed reliever Sergio Romo, reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Romo will receive two years and $15 million. It’s the first significant move of the offseason for the Giants, who were unable... 
Houston Astros Sign Jed Lowrie

Houston Astros Sign Jed Lowrie

The Houston Astros have agreed to a three year deal with shortstop Jed Lowrie which will guarantee him $23 million. Lowrie was previously a member of the Astros in 2012 after the Boston Red Sox traded him along with Kyle Weiland... 
Miami Marlins Sign Michael Morse

Miami Marlins Sign Michael Morse

The Miami Marlins have signed Michael Morse to a two year deal worth $12 million reports Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. Morse, 32, could slot into first base with the Marlins, either as a platoon partner with Garrett Jones or... 
Tigers Acquire Alfredo Simon from Reds

Tigers Acquire Alfredo Simon from Reds

The Detroit Tigers have acquired pitcher Alfredo Simon from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for shortstop Eugenio Suarez and pitching prospect Jonathan Crawford, reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. It’s the second trade... 
Kansas City Royals Sign Kendrys Morales

Kansas City Royals Sign Kendrys Morales

The Kansas City Royals have signed designated hitter Kendrys Morales to a two year deal worth $17 million, reports Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. The deal could be worth up to $18.5 million with performance incentives. Morales will... 
Marlins Acquire Mat Latos from Reds

Marlins Acquire Mat Latos from Reds

The Miami Marlins have acquired starting pitcher Mat Latos from the Cincinnati Reds reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. In exchange the Reds will receive pitcher Anthony DeSclafani and catcher Chad Wallach. It’s been a busy... 
Dodgers Trade for Howie Kendrick, Sign Brandon McCarthy

Dodgers Trade for Howie Kendrick, Sign Brandon McCarthy

The Los Angeles Dodgers added Howie Kendrick via trade with the Los Angeles Angels and signed free agent pitcher Brandon McCarthy to  a four year deal worth $48 million. Earlier Wednesday night the Dodgers completed a blockbuster... 
Padres Acquire Matt Kemp from Dodgers

Padres Acquire Matt Kemp from Dodgers

The San Diego Padres have acquired outfielder Matt Kemp from the Los Angeles Dodgers reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. As part of the deal, the Dodgers will eat $30 million of the $107 million remaining on Kemp’s contract,... 
Dodgers Ship Dee Gordon to Marlins in Six Player Trade

Dodgers Ship Dee Gordon to Marlins in Six Player Trade

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Miami Marlins have agreed to a six player trade reports Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. Dee Gordon and Dan Haren will go to the Marlins while left-hander Andrew Heaney, second baseman Enrique Hernandez,... 
Astros Sign Pat Neshek, Luke Gregerson to Bullpen

Astros Sign Pat Neshek, Luke Gregerson to Bullpen

The Houston Astros upgraded their bullpen by signing relief pitchers Luke Gregerson and Pat Neshek. Gregerson’s deal is for three years and $18.5 million and Neshek is under contract for two years and $12.5 million. After two... 
Pittsburgh Pirates re-sign Francisco Liriano

Pittsburgh Pirates re-sign Francisco Liriano

The Pittsburgh Pirates have re-signed Francisco Liriano to a three year deal worth $39 million, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Earlier in the offseason Liriano rejected the Pirates qualifying offer of $15.3 million. The Pirates... 
MLB Free Agent Profile: David Robertson Rumors

MLB Free Agent Profile: David Robertson Rumors

Free agent closer David Robertson is set to make big money this offseason. The New York Yankees recently signed reliever Andrew Miller to a four year deal worth $36 million. Robertson reportedly has an offer for three years and $39... 
MLB Free Agent Profile: Melky Cabrera Rumors

MLB Free Agent Profile: Melky Cabrera Rumors

The market for free agent outfielder Melky Cabrera is heating up, with the Seattle Mariners reportedly leading the pack. Cabrera became a free agent after declining the qualifying offer extended to him by the Toronto Blue Jays.... 
Atlanta Braves Sign Nick Markakis

Atlanta Braves Sign Nick Markakis

The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a four year deal with free agent oufielder Nick Markakis that is worth $44 million, reports Jeff Passan. It’s yet another move in what has already been a busy offseason for Atlanta. Earlier... 
Minnesota Twins Sign Torii Hunter to One-Year Deal

Minnesota Twins Sign Torii Hunter to One-Year Deal

The Minnesota Twins have signed veteran outfielder Torii Hunter to a one-year deal worth $10.5 million, reports Ken Rosenthal. Hunter returns to the team where he began his career all the way back in 1997. The veteran outfielder... 
MLB Free Agent Profile: Francisco Liriano

MLB Free Agent Profile: Francisco Liriano

Jon Lester, Max Scherzer and James Shields are the big names available in this offseason’s free agent pitching market. The rest of the market appears to be waiting for these dominoes to fall. Lurking behind this trio are a few... 
Blue Jays All in After Acquiring Josh Donaldson from A’s

Blue Jays All in After Acquiring Josh Donaldson from A’s

The Toronto Blue Jays acquired third baseman Josh Donaldson from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for third baseman Brett Lawrie, international free agent Franklin Barreto and pitchers Sean Nolin and Kendall Graveman. It’s been... 
Braves Trade Heyward, Walden To Cardinals for Miller, Jenkins

Braves Trade Heyward, Walden To Cardinals for Miller, Jenkins

The St Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves have executed the first major trade of the offseason. Atlanta sent outfielder Jason Heyward and right-handed reliever Jordan Walden to the Cardinals in exchange for starting pitcher Shelby... 
Miami Marlins Closing in on Huge Deal with Giancarlo Stanton

Miami Marlins Closing in on Huge Deal with Giancarlo Stanton

The Miami Marlins are closing in on a 13 year, $325 million dollar deal with slugger Giancarlo Stanton, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The deal would be the largest in baseball history. It would reportedly contain both a no-trade... 
MLB Free Agents: Pirates Reunited with A.J. Burnett

MLB Free Agents: Pirates Reunited with A.J. Burnett

The Pittsburgh Pirates are reunited with starting pitcher A.J. Burnett. The 37 year-old hurler signed a one-year deal worth $8.5 million according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Burnett previously played for the Pirates from 2012-13. In... 
MLB Free Agent Profile: Nelson Cruz

MLB Free Agent Profile: Nelson Cruz

Major League Baseball’s reigning home run king is on the free agent market. Nelson Cruz is reportedly seeking a five year deal. After declining the qualifying offer tendered by the Baltimore Orioles, the 34 year-old Cruz is... 
MLB Free Agent Profile: Max Scherzer

MLB Free Agent Profile: Max Scherzer

Max Scherzer is the prize of the free agent market. The right-hander is likely to secure the biggest contract awarded this offseason. He turned down a big contract extension offer by the Detroit Tigers and after having another excellent... 
MLB Free Agent Profile: Hanley Ramirez

MLB Free Agent Profile: Hanley Ramirez

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez will be heavily sought after this offseason. Though he’s been injury-prone, Ramirez has been a very productive player while on the field. He’ll turn 31 in December and may not... 
MLB Free Agent Profile: Jon Lester

MLB Free Agent Profile: Jon Lester

Along with Max Scherzer, Jon Lester is the biggest prize of this offseason’s free agent market. The 30 year-old left-hander is coming off a career year and is sure to command a big payday. His salary demands will likely price... 
MLB Free Agent Profile: Russell Martin

MLB Free Agent Profile: Russell Martin

The Pittsburgh Pirates tagged catcher Russell Martin with a qualifying offer this Monday, which he is likely to decline. The 31 year-old catcher has the option of accepting a one-year contract with the Pirates for $15.3 million,... 
MLB Free Agent Profile: Pablo Sandoval

MLB Free Agent Profile: Pablo Sandoval

The San Francisco Giants are fresh off winning their third World Series title in five years. Third baseman Pablo Sandoval played an integral part in the Giants’ playoff run. He collected 26 hits, which set a new postseason... 
Madison Bumgarner Caps Historic Postseason with Game 7 Win

Madison Bumgarner Caps Historic Postseason with Game 7 Win

The San Francisco Giants edged the Kansas City Royals by a score of 3-2 to bring home the World Series title. It’s the third time in five years that the Giants have hoisted the trophy. Pitching on two days rest, Giants ace... 
Royals’ Bats Explode to Force Game 7

Royals’ Bats Explode to Force Game 7

After having dropped two consecutive games to the San Francisco Giants, the Kansas City Royals were facing elimination Tuesday night. Their offense responded by racking up 10 runs in a shutout victory. The series will continues... 
Giants’ Madison Bumgarner Continues Postseason Dominance

Giants’ Madison Bumgarner Continues Postseason Dominance

The San Francisco Giants prevailed 5-0 over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday night. Ace Madison Bumgarner twirled a four hit shutout. With the win the Giants take a 3-2 series edge as the competition heads back to Kansas City.... 
Giants’ Buster Posey Still Looking for his First Extra-base Hit

Giants’ Buster Posey Still Looking for his First Extra-base Hit

Heading into a three-game stretch at home, the San Francisco Giants are tied at one game apiece with the Kansas City Royals. Giants catcher Buster Posey, the best player left in this postseason, has struggled to provide punch to... 
Royals Salvador Perez Bouncing Back in the World Series

Royals Salvador Perez Bouncing Back in the World Series

Salvador Perez helped propel the Kansas City Royals to victory over the San Francisco Giants Wednesday night. His two-run double off Hunter Strickland helped the Royals break open a 3-2 game. The next batter, Omar Infante, slammed... 
Kansas City Royals: James Shields Continues to Struggle

Kansas City Royals: James Shields Continues to Struggle

The San Francisco Giants knocked off the Kansas City Royals in game one of the World Series, as Madison Bumgarner turned in another excellent postseason performance. Royals ace James Shields was not up to the task. Nicknamed “Big... 
Alcides Escobar’s Reemergence Key for Royals

Alcides Escobar’s Reemergence Key for Royals

After earning a Wild Card berth, the Kansas City Royals have gone on a tear. They bested the Oakland Athletics in a dramatic comeback, and have proceeded to sweep the Los Angeles Angels and Baltimore Orioles. The bullpen has... 
Kansas City Royals: Lorenzo Cain’s Star Shining in ALCS

Kansas City Royals: Lorenzo Cain’s Star Shining in ALCS

With a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night, the Kansas City Royals have taken a 3-0 series lead on the Baltimore Orioles. Seven games into the postseason, the Royals have yet to lose a game. Outfielder Lorenzo Cain has emerged as a star...