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  1. Five teams that should stand pat

    Jim Bowden

    One of my favorite trade deadline baseball cliches is "sometimes the best trades you make are the ones you don't make." Indeed, fans and media clamor at this time of year for teams to make trades, but regardless of how compelling a trade proposal or ...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  2. 20 hitters who could be traded

    Jim Bowden

    Parity has really put a damper on baseball's trade market. Several contending teams are looking to add bats, but the problem is that there are so many buyers and so few sellers. The law of supply and demand is skewed. In my opinion there are just...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  3. Mariners are going to contend all summer

    Jim Bowden

    After another win in the Bronx last night, the Seattle Mariners are just a game below .500 and in second place in the AL West. This club was built on pitching and defense, and it's strong in both areas. However, with an offense that ranks 14th in the...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  4. Top 10 free-agent signings of 2013

    Jim Bowden

    The cream of the 2013 free-agent crop was obvious and expensive. Teams entered the offseason flush with cash and spent prodigiously. Outfielder Josh Hamilton was the best position player, while B.J. Upton and Michael Bourn followed not far behind...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  5. 10 players likely to be traded by July 31

    Jim Bowden

    Baseball is witnessing the most competitive balance in more than two decades. As a result, general managers of contending teams already are preparing and targeting potential trade partners for the July 31 trade deadline. All the same, non-contenders ...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  6. Bowden: Five OFs most likely to be traded

    Jim Bowden

    With Wednesday's trade of Michael Morse from the Washington Nationals to the Seattle Mariners, one of the most likely traded outfielders came off the market. Along with Kendrys Morales and Raul Ibanez, Morse will stabilize the Mariners' moribund line...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  7. Best fits, predictions for remaining FAs

    Jim Bowden

    In about a month, pitchers and catchers will be reporting for spring training, and yet several significant free agents remain unemployed. Some were even once thought to be among the best in this offseason's free agent class, but because of bad timing...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  8. 5 best moves yet to be made

    Jim Bowden

    We've already seen plenty of wheeling and dealing this winter, but there are some teams with holes still to fill. Here are five moves out there to be made that would change the fortunes of a few contenders. 1. Texas Rangers-Miami Marlins trade ...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  9. Scott Boras still holds all the cards

    Jim Bowden

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Last year, well into January, Prince Fielder remained unsigned. But as colleague Jerry Crasnick wrote at the time, it wasn't going to cause his agent, Scott Boras, to sweat: "In Boras' world view, the trade market is almost tapped...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  10. Agents to watch at winter meetings

    Jim Bowden

    Make no mistake -- Scott Boras is always the headliner among agents at baseball's annual winter meetings. He loves the limelight and will make sure to walk by the media area at optimum times and hold court. He's always entertaining, and his strong...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  11. Putting a price on Josh Hamilton, Zack Greinke, Michael Bourn and...

    Jim Bowden

    Former MLB GM Jim Bowden details how much each of the top 50 free agents is likely to get and provides the best fits for each of them.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  12. Possible relief targets for Yankees

    Jim Bowden

    There aren't many teams that could withstand losing a sure-fire future Hall of Famer. But the New York Yankees can. While much of Gotham was trying to figure out who the Yankees should target in trades, the fact is the Yankees own significant bull...

    Blog | May 05, 2012
  13. Baseball's most immovable contracts?

    Jim Bowden

    A contract never starts off "bad," per se. Obviously, a general manager signs a player to a contract with the intent that the player will help the team win, even if the GM knows the criticism over dollars and years is out there. The contract ofte...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  14. Soriano should be option for Tigers

    Jim Bowden

    After designated hitter Victor Martinez tore his ACL during offseason workouts, the Detroit Tigers are in the market for another established hitter. Here are the top five candidates the Tigers should consider to replace Martinez: Click here to...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  15. Five replacements for Victor Martinez

    Jim Bowden

    After designated hitter Victor Martinez tore his ACL during offseason workouts, the Detroit Tigers are in the market for another established hitter. However, that doesn't mean the Tigers are going to break the bank for Prince Fielder. Rather, gen...

    Blog | January 18, 2012
  16. Cubs GM job is not all that

    Jim Bowden

    In 2010, the Chicago Cubs unveiled a new marketing campaign designed seemingly to excite fans about the team's bright future. They called it "Year One," commemorating the Ricketts family taking over ownership of the storied franchise. Instead, what m...

    Blog | October 11, 2011