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Hot Stove: Joe Nathan Signs With the Rangers (Monday November 21st, 2011 - by Dan Port)The reigning American League champion Texas Rangers bolstered their bullpen this week by signing former Twins closer Joe Nathan to a two-year contract. The deal has a club option for 2014 and Nathan will earn $14.5 million in guaranteed money. The move has big implications not only for Nathan, but also for Texas' incumbent closer Neftali Feliz, who will almost certainly become a starting pitcher.
Hot Stove: Jonathan Papelbon Signs With the Phillies (Friday November 11th, 2011 - by Reggie Von Bartles)The first significant signing of the 2011-2012 MLB off-season took place on Friday when the Philadelphia Phillies signed relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon to a four-year deal according to Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com.
Hot Stove: Jonathan Sanchez Dealt For Melky Cabrera (Monday November 7th, 2011 - by Dan Port)The first significant trade of the 2011-2012 MLB off-season took place on Monday when the Kansas City Royals dealt outfielder Melky Cabrera to the San Francisco Giants for lefthanded starting pitcher Jonathan Sanchez.
Prospect Press: Shelby Miller, St. Louis Cardinals (Tuesday October 11th, 2011 - by Nate Springfield)From young minor league prospects to rookie big-league talent, Prospect Press will be providing an inside look at baseball's best talent for years to come. Today's Prospect Press focuses on St. Louis Cardinals prospect Shelby Miller.
2012 Fact or Fiction: Adam Dunn, Chicago White Sox (Monday October 3rd, 2011 - by Reggie Von Bartles)Fact or Fiction examines the 2011 performance of a player, good or bad, and determines whether he'll duplicate his numbers in 2012 or it was just a fluke. Today's Fact or Fiction looks at Chicago White Sox first baseman Adam Dunn.
The National League Central and the Playoffs (Saturday October 1st, 2011 - by Nate Springfield)Whether it is a curse, bad luck, or just unfavorable matchups, all National League Central team has been winless in the playoffs. This year two more teams will try to break this streak and bring some pride back to America's midwest.
Around the Diamond - Weekly Linkage (Friday September 30th, 2011 - by Dan Port)Around the Diamond looks at our favorite baseball articles and observations throughout the internet. Here's what we're reading this week.
Mound to the Outfield Part 2 - Bogusevic and Loewen (Thursday September 29th, 2011 - by Dan Port)One of the most surprising turns, though, is the success of three outfielders who have found big league jobs after starting out and spending a large part of their careers as highly-touted pitching prospects.
Under the Radar - Mixed Leagues (Friday September 23rd, 2011 - by Dan Port)Each week, Baseball Press will be providing some "under the radar" fantasy players for NL-only leagues, AL-only leagues and mixed leagues. We'll review the diamonds in the rough on the waiver wire that might help you boost your fantasy team in 2011.
Around the Diamond - Weekly Linkage (Friday September 23rd, 2011 - by Dan Port)Around the Diamond looks at our favorite baseball articles and observations throughout the internet. Here's what we're reading this week.