The Dodgers trade have improved them on paper, but the mood in the clubhouse definitely took a hit.
The trade deadline is tough on players -- your team can be broken up, or you might be shipped out yourself.
When you're away from home as a major league player, the visiting clubhouse attendants take care of you.
Signing tons of autographs, schmoozing with corporate sponsors ... being an All-Star isn't all fun and games.
Players are often the best evaluators of other players -- so why aren't there more former players in the front office?
It is too much to ask the big leaguers to put in nine innings of effort?
If a guy can help your team you get him. But you need to ask yourself a few questions first.
Hitting 500 homers? A great accomplishment. But players can't forget that winning comes first.
The draft is screwed up -- and so are the "amateurs" asking for millions before they play an inning in the bigs.
Playing a sport may seem like an easy job. But guess what? Acting is even easier.
Who are the slowest guys in baseball? John Kruk rapidly names his All-Slow Team.
John Kruk says it's time to quit paying so much attention to pitch counts -- and "American Idol."
There's something wrong when teams can't draft certain players because they're worried they can't sign them.
Take a look around the majors right now. Because some old geezers are proving they're not out of gas.
The Texas Rangers are a fun team to follow this season. And before you know it, they could be contenders.
If your last name isn't Bonds, you shouldn't be admiring your home runs, so expect pitchers to throw inside.