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Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes: Ranking every MLB team's chances to sign him

Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes: Ranking every MLB team's chances to sign him

Where will Shohei Ohtani play next year? It's the biggest question in baseball in 2023, and our MLB staff has ranked all 30 teams' chances. ... Continue Reading
2022-23 MLB free-agency tracker: Signings, best players still available

2022-23 MLB free-agency tracker: Signings, best players still available

Here are some of the biggest moves that've been made in MLB free agency thus far, along with the top players still available. ... Continue Reading
Baseball Hall of Fame: 2024's top first-year candidates

Baseball Hall of Fame: 2024's top first-year candidates

Adrián Beltré, Joe Mauer and José Bautista highlight a loaded list of players eligible for the baseball Hall of Fame in 2024. ... Continue Reading
Ben Verlander's MLB tiers: Who are the best second basemen?

Ben Verlander's MLB tiers: Who are the best second basemen?

Ben Verlander continues his offseason positional tiers by ranking the best second basemen in baseball. ... Continue Reading
Baseball Hall of Fame: Are Todd Helton, Billy Wagner next?

Baseball Hall of Fame: Are Todd Helton, Billy Wagner next?

Scott Rolen made the Hall of Fame, to his own surprise. But which other holdovers are bound for Cooperstown? ... Continue Reading
The Dominican Republic's World Baseball Classic lineup is just out of this world! | Flippin' Bats

The Dominican Republic's World Baseball Classic lineup is just out of this world! | Flippin' Bats

After Ben Verlander said last week that the USA's lineup might be the greatest ever assembled, Ben and Alex take a look at the ridiculous Dominican Republic lineup for the World Baseball Classic. ... Continue Reading
Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres crack Ben Verlander's Top 10 offseason winners | Flippin' Bats

Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres crack Ben Verlander's Top 10 offseason winners | Flippin' Bats

Ben Verlander gives you his Top 10 offseason winners including the Atlanta Braves, San Diego Padres and Chicago Cubs. Ben gives his 10 through six rankings. ... Continue Reading
Do the New York Yankees crack Ben's Top 5 MLB offseason winners? | Flippin' Bats

Do the New York Yankees crack Ben's Top 5 MLB offseason winners? | Flippin' Bats

Ben Verlander gives his one through five spots for his MLB offseason winners including the New York Mets and Los Angeles Angels. ... Continue Reading
What Shohei Ohtani's future looks like after Arte Moreno won't sell the Angels | Flippin' Bats

What Shohei Ohtani's future looks like after Arte Moreno won't sell the Angels | Flippin' Bats

Ben Verlander and Alex Curry deep dive into the news that Arte Moreno said he will not sell the Los Angeles Angels. They go into what it means for the Angels, Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani's future. ... Continue Reading
Boston Red Sox or Kansas City Royals: Who won the Adalberto Mondesi trade? | Flippin' Bats

Boston Red Sox or Kansas City Royals: Who won the Adalberto Mondesi trade? | Flippin' Bats

Ben Verlander and Alex Curry breakdown the Adalberto Mondesi trade to the Boston Red Sox. Ben and Alex decide who won the trade. ... Continue Reading
Minnesota Twins or Miami Marlins: Who won the Pablo López, Luis Arráez trade? | Flippin' Bats

Minnesota Twins or Miami Marlins: Who won the Pablo López, Luis Arráez trade? | Flippin' Bats

Ben Verlander and Alex Curry dissect the trade between the Minnesota Twins and Miami Marlins that saw Pablo López and Luis Arráez get traded for each other. Ben and Alex decide who won the trade. ... Continue Reading
White Sox's Mike Clevinger investigated by MLB for domestic violence

White Sox's Mike Clevinger investigated by MLB for domestic violence

White Sox pitcher Mike Clevinger is being investigated by Major League Baseball following an allegation of domestic violence. ... Continue Reading
MLB Second Base Tiers: Houston Astros' Jose Altuve & Marcus Semien headline The Elite | Flippin Bats

MLB Second Base Tiers: Houston Astros' Jose Altuve & Marcus Semien headline The Elite | Flippin Bats

Ben Verlander and Alex Curry rank MLB's second basemen and have Houston Astros' Jose Altuve and Texas Rangers' Marcus Semien in The Elite Tier. Do you agree? ... Continue Reading
MLB Second Base Tiers: Ozzie Albies & Jeff McNeil headline The Almost Elite | Flippin' Bats

MLB Second Base Tiers: Ozzie Albies & Jeff McNeil headline The Almost Elite | Flippin' Bats

Ben Verlander and Alex Curry rank MLB's second basemen and have New York Mets' Jeff McNeil and Atlanta Braves' Ozzie Albies in The Really Good. Do you agree? ... Continue Reading
MLB Second Base Tiers: Ketel Marte & Tommy Edman headline The Really Good | Flippin' Bats

MLB Second Base Tiers: Ketel Marte & Tommy Edman headline The Really Good | Flippin' Bats

Ben Verlander and Alex Curry rank MLB's second basemen and have Arizona Diamondbacks' Ketel Marte and St. Louis Cardinals' Tommy Edman in The Really Good Tier. Do you agree? ... Continue Reading
MLB Second Base Tiers: Brandon Drury & Bryson Stott headline Pretty Solid & The Rest | Flippin' Bats

MLB Second Base Tiers: Brandon Drury & Bryson Stott headline Pretty Solid & The Rest | Flippin' Bats

Ben Verlander and Alex Curry rank MLB's second basemen and have Los Angeles Angels' Brandon Drury and Philadelphia Phillies' Bryson Stott in The Pretty Solid & The Rest Tier. Do you agree? ... Continue Reading
Billy Wagner still isn't in the Hall of Fame, and that's a problem

Billy Wagner still isn't in the Hall of Fame, and that's a problem

Billy Wagner narrowly missed being elected to the Hall of Fame. His exclusion creates a conundrum for closers who aren't Mariano Rivera. ... Continue Reading
Scott Rolen elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame

Scott Rolen elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame

Slick-fielding third baseman Scott Rolen was elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on Tuesday with five votes to spare above the 75% needed. ... Continue Reading
Jurickson Profar is MLB's best available free agent. Where could he end up?

Jurickson Profar is MLB's best available free agent. Where could he end up?

Jurickson Profar's career has gone through peaks and valleys, but he's a good player and now MLB's best remaining free agent. Which teams could sign him? ... Continue Reading
Twins trade for Royals' Michael A. Taylor

Twins trade for Royals' Michael A. Taylor

The Twins continue to shake up their starting lineup, trading for Royals outfielder Michael A. Taylor, one of baseball's best defenders. ... Continue Reading