Opinion & Editorial

What's Next for the Australian Baseball League?

4

Major League Baseball has a controlling interest in the Australian Baseball League, but although it has several options, what MLB should do next with the ABL is not so clear.

A.J. Burnett, Best Pitcher Available

15

Forget Ubaldo Jimenez or Ervin Santana, A.J. Burnett is the best pitcher–and player-still available on the free-agent market.

Young bargains on contending rosters

4

To what degree should median-payroll teams rely upon minimum-salary talent when building a contending roster?

Replacing the draft with an auction

11

Could changes to the current draft system make things a little more interesting?

How valuable is Josh Reddick?

3

After a sub-par season last year, what can we expect from Josh Reddick in 2014?

The Likely Financial Benefits of Signing Tanaka

4

In signing Masahiro Tanaka, the New York Yankees are likely to benefit from increased revenue from Japan -- but not as much as they enjoyed by signing Hideki Matsui.

MLB Salary Trends

5

Clayton Kershaw will be paid $30+ million a year--is there a limit to baseball salaries?

A readily available Bronson Arroyo alternative

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The erstwhile Cincinnati starter may look like a good back-of-the-rotation workhorse; however, he's not the most economical pitcher that would fit that billing.

How has sabermetrics changed baseball?

5

Sabermetrics and objective analysis have given many a better understanding of the game of baseball. Does a deeper understanding make the game more enjoyable?

The Best Fourth Outfielders in Baseball

3

To be a good fourth outfielder, a player may need to be adequate offensively and to have the ability to play multiple positions. But the best fourth outfielders also have at least one of a few...

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