Mookie Betts moving to second base makes sense
Early in 2023, Mookie Betts made the surprising in-season transition from right field to the middle infield for one simple reason: Because the Dodgers needed him to. Between injuries to Gavin Lux, Chris Taylor and Miguel Rojas, and the struggles of rookie second baseman Miguel Vargas, Betts found himself making...
Every move of the 2023-24 offseason, tracked
Each winter, there are hundreds of roster moves meant to bolster rosters both for the upcoming season and for many years down the road. We'll chronicle the most important ones here, in reverse chronological order....
How Ohtani can take his game to ANOTHER level
We just broke down all the ways Shohei Ohtani got even better on his way to his second unanimous AL MVP Award. But what if he can go even higher?
We think he can.
Ohtani is already the best baseball player in the world. He crushes everything as a hitter....
5 ways Ohtani has somehow gotten even better
Shohei Ohtani has been a one-of-a-kind superstar since he first arrived in the Major Leagues, and whatever team signs him this winter is certainly getting a one-of-a-kind free agent.
But he's not the same superstar now that he was as a rookie. Ohtani has found ways to raise his game...
Why Soto could be traded -- and which team is best fit for him
You wouldn’t think that a hitter as elite as Juan Soto – someone we compared to the all-time greatest hitters ever when he was just 20 years old – would be available in a trade, as he seems to be this winter. Then again, you wouldn’t think he’d have already...
8 free agents with very particular skill sets
Every team has different needs when entering the offseason -- and whatever they're looking for, there's a player to match.
Let's take a look at the players with the top individual skills who are free agents heading into the 2024 season.
This is loosely based on baseball's traditional five tools...
Michael A. Taylor
The 5 best starters you can trade for this offseason
We know that this winter’s free agent market is much stronger in pitching than it is in position players, but at the same time, we also know that there’s not nearly enough supply to meet demand. It’s not that hard to find a contender who could use a starter, because...
These are the best pitches on the FA market
We know who the best pitchers are on the free-agent market \-\- but what about the best individual pitches?
The top arms wouldn't have gotten where they are without a great pitch or two, so let's take a look at the very best available.
These are the free-agent pitchers who...
These 11 hitters were grateful for this year's luckiest hits
It's Thanksgiving, so let's take a look at some baseball players who had something extra to be thankful for this year.
Here are 11 hitters who can be thankful for some of the luckiest hits of the 2023 season....
What Yamamoto's nasty stuff might look like in MLB
We're finally going to get to see what Yoshinobu Yamamoto can do in the Major Leagues -- but MLB fans have already gotten to see the Japanese superstar pitcher on the big stage.
Yamamoto was the ace of Samurai Japan at the 2023 World Baseball Classic, and that means we...