In the daily look at position battles: the Twins' potential closer problem, Russell Martin's replacement, who will pitch for Oakland and more.
The Baseball Prospectus team looks at the pros and cons of various potential waiver-wire deals.
At ballparks throughout the game, this week might be the last hurrah for some All-Stars and role players alike, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Soriano or Abreu? Will Maddux be traded? GMs weigh in on those deadline questions and more.
Edgar, Hanley and Nomar are tearing it up. It's a wonderful year to be a former Boston Red Sox shortstop, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Every team has some important questions and contingency plans that must be addressed before Opening Day.
The game of new Mariners catcher Kenji Johjima isn't expected to be lost in translation.
Ned Colletti was a big part of the Giants' success, and now he will try to restore glory in L.A.
With six Hot Stove questions in hand, Jerry Crasnick polled front-office execs at last week's GM meetings.
Advance scouting helps teams keep track of opponents and gain competitive intelligence.
For all their upheaval, the Dodgers remain teasingly in the mix in the mild, mild West.
While some outfielders have already been dealt, there are others still on the market.
How significant is the Latino influence in baseball? It's deeper and more profound than ever, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Insider surveyed 15 major leaguers on the state of player-fan relations, and several seemed legitimately concerned about the way things are headed.
Kim Ng stands as evidence of how far baseball has come in providing opportunities for women.
With the Royals pinning their hopes on kids, ups and downs are a fact of life, Jerry Crasnick writes.