Top 5 lead-off men in MLB

What makes a good lead-off hitter is an open-ended debate. What remains the most universally important trait is reliant on purely getting on base as much as possible. Whether the player does this through incredible patience or stressing more on […]

Spotlight on San Diego’s Everth Cabrera

The Padres have some young talent brewing in southern California. Keep in mind this team does not really have playoff dreams in 2010, there are still plenty of things to enjoy in the new year. Outside of the ever-fantastic Adrian […]

The Orlando Myth

These two different Major League infielders share a few things in common, on top of the fact that they have the same first name. Orlando Hudson is the newly-signed Twin; A second baseman with a very inflated defensive reputation. Orlando […]

Hudson on his way to Minnesota

In a move that many predicted, Orlando Hudson has finalized on a deal that would bring him to the Minnesota Twins. ESPN.com reports that the deal will be a 1-year contract worth 5 million. Hudson is a league-average offensive second […]

Cubs Bolster Their Bench; Add Nady

The ever-versatile Xavier Nady joins the Cubs on a one-year deal in the team’s attempt to add depth to the outfield and at first base. The Cubs have been very vocal in their search for a fourth outfielder over the […]

Cubs Set Their Sights On Kiko Calero

Coming off a fantastic season of relief work for the Marlins, Calero is exactly the type of reliever the Cubs have been searching for this off-season. FoxSports.com reports that the length of the contract is the only thing holding the […]

Bad Idea of the Week: Ryan Theriot Leading Off

The former LSU Tiger Ryan Theriot is many things. He is presently the starting shortstop of the Chicago Cubs. He owns a pretty large following of female Cubs fans who enjoy telling everyone just how much they love him. Oh […]

Cubs Ink Marlon Byrd To 3-Year Deal

After long-exploring multiple trade and free agent options, the Cubs finally decide to sign 32-year old Marlon Byrd to a 3-year deal, worth $15 million. Byrd is the definition of a “late-bloomer”. He didn’t hit his stride offensively until reaching […]

Cubs Nearing Swap of Milton Bradley for Carlos Silva

After a seemingly endless era of Cubs management trying their hardest to trade Milton Bradley, his short tenure on the north-side has (almost) officially come to a close. Larry Stone of the Seattle Times reports that Bradley will be taking […]

Kelly Johnson Non-tendered; Next Stop Chicago?

Kelly Johnson, the versatile 27-year-old, has just been told by Atlanta he will not be tendered a deal for the upcoming season. Not many Brave fans would have expected such a sudden loss of faith in the second basemen after […]

Granderson Joins Yankees; Three-Team Deal Finalizing

After the hot stove with all things related to Curtis Granderson was reaching a boiling point, a blockbuster move has finally been reached. Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated reports that Curtis Granderson will be heading to New York. He will […]

Mike Cameron and the Cubs: Are They a Fit?

The latest news on the Cubs search for a center fielder is revolving around signing Mike Cameron in the near future. Cameron, who will be 37 years old at the start of the 2010 season, remains an elite defender in […]