The Braves have entered the new year confident that they have made the most of the opportunity to brighten their future by trading Jason Heyward and Justin Upton. But it remains to be seen how significantly these changes will impact the 2015 season.
MLB.com caught up with prospect Lucas Giolito recently to talk about last year and his future with the Nationals.
Unfortunately, Fred McGriff will most likely not be among the group of players inducted into the Hall of Fame this year. Make no mistake, Crime Dog deserves a place in Cooperstown. Given the fact the highest percentage of the vote he's received in five years of eligibility is 23.9 percent, don't bet on one of the most feared power hitters of his era being named on 75 percent of the ballots.
Jake Odorizzi experienced a tough beginning to the 2014 season. Things can get pretty hectic in one's rookie season. Then the game slowed down, and the right-hander showed what he believed he could do all along. Now he's a mainstay in the Rays' starting rotation heading into 2015.
MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez opens up his Inbox to discuss Josh Hamilton's future, the starting rotation, second base and more.
Ryan Vogelsong isn't yet officially an ex-Giant, but it doesn't appear like there will be a spot for the free agent in the starting rotation. With that in mind, MLB.com reporter Chris Haft offers a farewell tribute to the well-traveled right-hander.
For a while, the 2014 season was shaping up to be one massive headache for Padres rookie infielder-outfielder Cory Spangenberg. When he returned from a concussion, though, he took off, experiencing a meteoric rise from the Texas League all the way to making an impression at the big league level.
Mike Brito, who's had a hand in finding Fernando Valenzuela, Yasiel Puig and a score of Dodgers from various corners of the world during nearly 40 years of service, was recently named the International Scout of the Year.
Many Rockies fans took to Twitter and Facebook with their questions during the holidays, with the consensus being they needed more gifts.
Though Opening Day is still three months away, the Cardinals' roster picture has crystallized with moves already made this offseason. Unless notable additions are made between now and April, we can now project how their 13 position-player spots will be used.
Where do the D-backs stand in the catching department? Beat reporter Steve Gilbert welcomes 2015 with an Inbox filled with fans' questions.
With the departure of free agents Nelson Cruz, Nick Markakis and Andrew Miller, the O's have some big shoes to fill. The additions of Matt Wieters, Manny Machado and Chris Davis -- all projected to be back in the everyday lineup -- should help things, but the Orioles still have a shopping list to get to before Spring Training begins.
There are no shortage of candidates for what appears to be one vacant spot in the Marlins' rotation. The competition got a little more interesting when David Phelps was brought into the mix via a trade with the Yankees.