Dan Szymborski gives his reaction to the Pittsburgh Pirates' trade for Justin Morneau, writing that although the deal was a smart one for the team, it might not have much of an impact on its playoff positioning.
The Astros have a decent shot of catching the 1962 Mets for worst record ever, writes Dan Szymborski. That's the bad news. The good news is that being historically bad for one season doesn't make the rebuilding process take longer.
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.