Giving superstar money to a non-superstar is usually bad business, and Dan Szymborski looks at why the $130 million deal given to Shin-Soo Choo is bad for Texas.
Dan Szymborski explains why the Tigers should wait as long as possible before giving Miguel Cabrera a contract extension.
Dan Szymborski looks at the second tier of free agents to see which players are worthy of a qualifying offer.
The word on the street is that Brian McCann could get $100 million as a free agent, and Dan Szymborski explains why he's not worth nearly that much.
Dan Szymborski looks at which contenders need David Price the most, and which teams aren't a good fit.
Dan Szymborski maps out the playoff probability for each AL wild-card contender based on how they fare in each of their remaining series.
Dan Szymborski explains why the accomplishments of Yu Darvish and Ichiro Suzuki in Japan need no asterisks.
Dan Szymborski writes about August X-factors for teams in the playoff hunt. He points to the Reds and Athletics as teams in dire need to have a resurgence offensively.
Dan Szymborski writes about the on-field implications of the latest PED suspensions.
Dan Szymborski takes a look at the winners and losers after the MLB trade deadline.
Dan Szymborski examines what holes contenders should fill before the July 31 trade deadline
In ESPN The Magazine, Dan Szymborski looks at Shelby Miller, Patrick Corbin, Jose Fernandez, Matt Harvey and Matt Moore -- five under-25 pitchers who are set to have historical seasons.
Dan Szymborski examines five in-house upgrades for contending MLB teams, including the Washington Nationals calling up Anthony Rendon.
Each April, new breakout stars are born, but often those hot starts are just a fluke. Dan Szymborski looks at players whose strong starts are a sign of real improvement, such as Dexter Fowler, Yu Darvish, Carlos Gomez and Lucas Duda.
Dan Szymborski looks at the best and worst decisions of spring training. Atop his list is the Boston Red Sox deciding to start Jackie Bradley Jr. in left field as a beneficial move.
Dan Szymborski usesthe ZiPS projection system to bring you the best play prop bets for 2013.