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Kyle Tucker quietly became one of the league’s premier sluggers

The Houston Astros outfielder is an extra-base machine, and may still have another gear

The universal DH is a win-win for teams and players

The expectation is that the 2022 season, whenever it starts, will be played with the universal designated hitter rule. That is good news for everyone involved

Five potential breakout players for 2022

With patience and opportunity (innings or plate appearances), these five young players could break through and become key contributors

How much is Juan Soto worth?

Let’s try and guess what Soto’s next contract will look like

Are the Pittsburgh Pirates… interesting?

The Bucs still look like a last-place team in 2022, but they have some good young pieces, rebound candidates, and top prospects. Will they keep Bryan Reynolds, though?

Analyzing the Yankees’ ZiPS projections

Joey Gallo is projected to have a big rebound season for the Bombers, while the system predicts Néstor Cortés to take a step back

The AL East is full of potential outcomes

The Tampa Bay Rays, Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox, and New York Yankees can all finish anywhere from first to fourth in the division

Spin efficiency: definitions, implications, and everything else you need to know

The concept of spin rate isn’t worth much without understanding spin axis and maximizing spin efficiency

Seiya Suzuki has quite a market and will be a huge addition for an MLB team

The powerful Japanese outfielder has at least half a dozen MLB teams interested in his services

Re-signing Raisel Iglesias proves the Angels are serious about contending

Los Angeles prioritized pitching this offseason, and while they haven’t gotten all of their targets, they made significant progress