The best players on the Indians were far from the best prospects.
PECOTA likes the Astros’ chances of producing insane strikeout totals. Also, more importantly, it likes the Astros’ chances of scoring copious runs.
A fanfest puts Joe Maddon to his first big test: Fans.
Dexter Fowler gives Chicago OBP at the top of the lineup and gives Maddon the flexibility to mix and match in myriad ways.
How Adam Dunn’s career helped the world appreciate three true outcomes, and how an encounter during Dunn’s worst season helped the author appreciate Dunn’s patience.
Saluting the even better players who didn’t make it to next year’s ballot.
Saluting the players who didn’t make it to next year’s ballot.
Why David Ross and, more interestingly, why not Welington Castillo?
The Royals put their faith in a pitcher coming off a BABIP spike and a pitcher coming off his second Tommy John surgery.
It can be difficult for two teams to balance the value of a pitcher with his impending free agency.
The White Sox continue to upgrade their many positions of doom, signing Melky Cabrera to a three-year deal.
After finishing second in a number of high-end free agent pursuits, the front office lands Jon Lester. That should help them snap another string of disappointing finishes.
While the world watches Lester, the Cubs fill in the middle of their rotation.
Will the Twins get anything more than a memory tour from Torii Hunter?
Two years after an anomalous bottoming out came the anomalous career year for baseball’s next $100 million free agent.