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Cubs make huge upgrade with addition of Montero

The Cubs have gone from worst to first by transitioning from Welington Castillo to Miguel Montero.

Cubs make huge upgrade with addition of Montero

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The Cubs have gone from worst to first by transitioning from Welington Castillo to Miguel Montero.

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The Padres are not contenders

San Diego has made a plethora of moves recently, and while they're all at least solid, they won't amount to anything in the coming year.

The Padres are not contenders

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San Diego has made a plethora of moves recently, and while they're all at least solid, they won't amount to anything in the coming year.

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Yankees Get Short End of Marlins Trade

The Yankees traded a veteran and a 28 year old starter for two young arms and Garrett Jones. Putting the deal into the broader context of the Yankees' age, this move makes far less sense than it...

Yankees Get Short End of Marlins Trade

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The Yankees traded a veteran and a 28 year old starter for two young arms and Garrett Jones. Putting the deal into the broader context of the Yankees' age, this move makes far less sense than it...

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Josmil Pinto hits new low defensively

Josmil Pinto is one of the better young bats in the Twins organization, he might also be one of the worst catchers in recent memory.

Josmil Pinto hits new low defensively

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Josmil Pinto is one of the better young bats in the Twins organization, he might also be one of the worst catchers in recent memory.

The Wil Myers trade: Comparables for the players

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How the prospects that exchanged hands in the Wil Myers Trade 2.0 measure up against fellow past and present MiLBers.

The trade embargo and Cuban players

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The United States is considering lifting the trade embargo on Cuba. What could this look like for the next wave of Cuban ballplayers?

The Chicago White Sox' road to redemption

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The White Sox have had an extremely busy offseason so far -- why did they have to take this path, and what are the chances it will pay off?

Christian Yelich is an outlier

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Among those "similar" to him, Christian Yelich is different in some interesting ways.

White Sox set sights on AL Central crown

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Several years removed from perennial contention, the White Sox are on their way back in baseball's new "it" division.

Double plays by batting side

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Is there a difference in hitting outside pitches into a double play by side of the plate? You might be surprised at the results.

McEwing Scores for 2014

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Quick, name your favorite junk stat. This one's mine: McEwing Score time!

Why the Red Sox / Diamondbacks trade made sense

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The Red Sox eschewed signing Jon Lester, instead opting for starting rotation depth. Here's a glimpse at why the Boston / Arizona deal is a win for both teams, even though neither team obtained a...

On Jason Hammel's command

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In 2014, Jason Hammel was good with the Cubs. The Cubs traded him to the A's, and he struggled. Let's investigate.

Red Sox bring in rotation help

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For Boston, the consolation prize in the Jon Lester sweepstakes was Wade Miley, Rick Porcello, and Justin Masterson. What does the 2015 starting rotation look like on paper?

Why did the Twins want Santana?

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On Thursday, the Twins signed Ervin Santana and the Red Sox inked Justin Masterson. Frankly, it seemed a little backwards.

Gregerson, Neshek join the Houston Astros

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In the quest for a championship, build the bullpen last. But adding some pieces along the way is never discouraged. Especially when your team is the Astros and those pieces come at such a great price.

Is pitch framing as important as we think?

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With a new emphasis on pitching framing, do the game's highest paid backstops actually help to illustrate the supposed new importance of it?

Royals betting on bounce-back from Kendrys Morales

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Despite a plan in recent years to not employ a full time designated hitter, the Royals locked up a post-prime slugger who is just another version of a guy they just let walk away.

Comparing last season's rental pitchers

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Rental pitchers are available every season, but are they really worth it?

Team Twitter accounts and so-called fake followers

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The official Twitter accounts of MLB teams have literally millions of followers who don't tweet or who may be outright fake — but that's not the whole story.

So many Dodgers moves!

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KAPOW! That's the sound of Andrew Friedman, Farhan Zaidi, and the Los Angeles Dodgers blowing your mind. The Dodgers spent Wednesday night retooling their team.

Replay review and ejections

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How did the expanded use of replay impact the number of people ejected from games in 2014?

Marlins deal Heaney for Dee Gordon, do not improve

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The Dodgers pulled the trigger on a big trade, sending All-Star second baseman to Miami as part of a six-player deal.

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