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  1. Ranking the offseason for all 30 teams

    Jim Bowden

    It was an active offseason that witnessed the trade of a Cy Young Award winner, several large, multiteam trades and an inflated free-agent market. So to evaluate and rank the offseason of all 30 teams, I took into account the following factors: &...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  2. Why Marlins-Jays deal actually works

    Jim Bowden

    We thought we had seen it all with the super-blockbuster nine-player trade in August between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox. Then this happens. Like the Red Sox-Dodgers deal, it's a megatrade that works for both parties as one team...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  3. GMs with the toughest jobs this winter

    Jim Bowden

    Even though the offseason has only just commenced for the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers, general managers of 28 other teams already have been pondering their futures for some time. For five GMs in particular, their jobs for the next thr...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  4. Early trade targets for GMs

    Jim Bowden

    When it comes to the July 31 trade deadline, good things do not come to those who wait. With the first month of the season in the books, general managers around the major leagues already have begun to deploy scouts to evaluate other teams and thei...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  5. 30 teams, 30 questions for spring training

    Jim Bowden

    Heading into spring training, every general manager has a list of questions that he wants answered. Whether that's seeing if a player has rebounded from surgery or if an aging veteran has any gas left in the tank. It might be a position battle that n...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  6. Ranking 10 moves of the offseason

    Jim Bowden

    With the midpoint of baseball's 2011-12 offseason upon us, it's a good time to circle back to take stock of the most significant moves made thus far. 1. Los Angeles Angels sign 1B Albert Pujols and LHP C.J. Wilson Angels owner Arte Moreno shocked...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  7. Five most undervalued free agents

    Jim Bowden

    Here is my list of the five most undervalued free agents remaining on the market: 1. Carlos Beltran, RF Age: 34 | 2011 stats: .300/.385/.910, 22 HR, 84 RBI Why he's undervalued: Beltran has been the one free agent on the market who's value ha...

    Blog | December 17, 2011
  8. 'New' GMs in for eventful winter meetings

    Jim Bowden

    Most are expecting an active winter meetings this year, so don't be surprised if Dec. 5-8 lives up to those expectations. For seven general managers, this year will be unique. Most of them assuredly are veterans of the winter meetings, perhaps having...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  9. Bowden's Bullets: Braves-Tigers trade?

    Jim Bowden

    I come across daily tidbits on possible personnel moves straight from the front offices of all 30 clubs. Here's what I'm hearing today. Possible trades and signings * There is a trade brewing between the Atlanta Braves and Detroit Tigers cen...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  10. The AL payroll picture

    Jim Bowden

    Whether they're in a pennant race or not, major-league general managers are already working feverishly on next year's team. Between now and the rest of the season, they are keeping an eye on every player who will be eligible for free agency. They wan...

    Blog | August 25, 2011
  11. Prospects worth getting from buyers

    Jim Bowden

    Most fans are following the trade negotiations involving players like Hunter Pence, Carlos Beltran and Heath Bell because they are the biggest, sexiest names being discussed among the 30 major league teams. However, fans should also be following the ...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  12. Ideal trades for AL contenders

    Jim Bowden

    Yesterday, I broke down the NL "buyers" for this year's trade deadline, so today it's the AL's turn. Teams are listed with their needs, ideal acquisitions and what reality will ultimately dictate. BOSTON RED SOX Primary needs: Right-handed-h...

    Blog | July 21, 2011
  13. Scouting the Futures Game for deals

    Jim Bowden

    The 13th anniversary of the XM All-Star Futures Game this weekend in Phoenix is a unique opportunity for general managers, assistant GMs, scouting directors, scouts and top evaluators to see the best major league prospects in baseball in one game. Du...

    Blog | July 10, 2011
  14. Games the GMs really cared about

    Jim Bowden

    Most major league teams have played between 64 and 67 games of their 162-game schedule, which means there are still 95 and 98 games remaining. However, if your team is in first or second place on June 14, you feel it, you smell it, you crave and you ...

    Blog | June 14, 2011