Bobby Valentine made news by barking about the umpires last weekend, but Ben Lindbergh writes that many of baseball's umps are quite good at making the correct call. Ten, in particular, stand out.
The Baseball Prospectus team looks at the pros and cons of various potential waiver-wire deals.
J.D. Drew wouldn't be the first major league player to reinvent himself with a change of scenery in the most unlikely of venues.
At ballparks throughout the game, this week might be the last hurrah for some All-Stars and role players alike, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Based on his undoing in Toronto, Shea Hillenbrand's mouth is becoming more dangerous than his bat.
Edgar, Hanley and Nomar are tearing it up. It's a wonderful year to be a former Boston Red Sox shortstop, writes Jerry Crasnick.
April performance is no guarantee of future results, but it's still encouraging. Here's eight players to watch.
Every team has some important questions and contingency plans that must be addressed before Opening Day.
Jeremy Reed is among the players the Red Sox could consider bringing in to replace the departed Johnny Damon.
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.
Besides pitching, hitting and fielding, health is also part of the equation for postseason contenders.
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.
Jerry Crasnick responds to readers' comments about the Tigers, setup men, Ryan Howard and more.
Why are so many closers either hurt or struggling? Stress and wear and tear are logical places to start.