What can a team improve upon when they’ve reached the American League Championship Series three seasons in a row?
With such a sudden urgency in off-season transactions, how do Seattle’s moves rank?
Here’s a breakdown of the factors that have gone into assigning current off-season grades.
Midway through January two notable closing pitchers remain without a team: Grant Balfour and Fernando Rodney. Here’s where they might end up.
Clayton Kershaw is the first-ever $200 million pitcher, agreeing yesterday to a 7-year, $215 million extension with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Mays ended his career where he began it. New York City.
Boston finished last in the AL East in 2012, won the division the next year, and outlasted every team that faced them in the playoffs.
Rodriguez broke baseball’s rules, that much is certain. Unfortunately not many care that MLB broke their own rules, too.
The Cardinals came very close to winning their third World Series title since 2006 but shortcomings in center field and shortstop, combined with a Red Sox lineup that handled even their great pitching staff, left St. Louis without a trophy.
The baseball Hall of Fame should be about the players, and the fans who watched them. We’ll always have differing opinions, but that doesn’t give the BBWAA the right to treat it like a joke.
Pitchers Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame Wednesday.
It’s difficult to win the World Series in consecutive years and it’s pretty tough to even make it through the playoff meat grinder in back-to-back seasons. But the Tigers came close.
The Dodgers had a good year in 2013 by nearly every measure. The challenge in 2014 is finding a way to keep it up.
It’s hard to believe, but the Tampa Bay Rays haven’t finished worse than third place in the AL East since a fifth-place finish in 2007.
The 2014 ballot has become a test to determine whether or not the baseball writers will continue to shut out certain players for their perceived efforts to gain an unfair advantage on the field.
Ubaldo Jimenez wants $20 million per season. Yes, you read that correctly. He won’t get more than Matt Garza. Well, at least he shouldn’t.
With Masahiro Tanaka being posted, Santana is probably the fourth best starting pitcher remaining on the market – Tanaka, Matt Garza, and Ubaldo Jimenez all rank ahead of him.