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Top MLB Prospects Who Could Force Way onto 25-Man Rosters in 2016 Spring Camp

Spring training can get kind of boring, right?

The game’s best pitchers are held back, and its best position players don’t often take the games seriously. It’s more like a televised health club than competitive athletics.

I get it, of course. After months off, position players are just looking to get a feel for their swings and timing in the field. The best pitchers are held back because there’s no worse feeling than watching an ace hurt his arm in spring training.

Jake Arrieta Re-Signs with Cubs: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

The Chicago Cubs have re-signed ace Jake Arrieta to a one-year, $10.7 million deal, per the Associated Press (via ESPN.com). Jon Heyman of MLB Network confirmed the news. 

UNINTERRUPTED: Dee Gordon Gives His Super Bowl 50 Prediction


Dee Gordon predicts the winner of Super Bowl 50. Does he pick the Panthers or the Broncos?



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Lou Piniella Hired by Reds as Senior Advisor: Latest Comments, Reaction

Lou Piniella led the Cincinnati Reds to glory in 1990 as the manager during the team’s last World Series championship. The franchise is reportedly bringing him back in 2016, albeit in a different fashion.

The Reds announced the news on Twitter:

2015-16 MLB Offseason Moves GMs Should Wish They Could Have Back

With unbridled optimism running rampant among the fanbases of all 30 MLB teams, it's relatively easy to spin most offseason moves in a positive light.

For contenders, it's not difficult to view a few key veteran additions as the missing pieces to bridge the gap to World Series appearances.

For rebuilding clubs, prospect additions immediately become the next big thing for the organization as the fanbase keeps an eye on the future and brighter days ahead.

However, sometimes a deal just looks like a mistake.

Updating the Hottest Remaining MLB Questions 1 Week from Spring Training

The rough MLB winter rolls on for Dexter Fowler, Ian Desmond and Yovani Gallardo.

There's just one week to go before spring training camps fire up around Arizona and Florida, and those three guys headline a free-agent market that is unusually deep for the first week of February.

The big question in the latest round of hot questions is trying to pinpoint where Fowler, Desmond and Gallardo, who are all lugging around draft-pick compensation, will end up signing.

Howie Kendrick Comments on MLB Free-Agent System

Howie Kendrick spent 2015 with the Los Angeles Dodgers, slashing .295/.336/.409 with nine home runs and 54 RBI, then hit the free-agent market for the first time in his 10-year career.

Tyler Clippard: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation Surrounding Free-Agent RP

The Arizona Diamondbacks are showing interest in free-agent relief pitcher Tyler Clippard. The 30-year-old right-hander split the 2015 season between the New York Mets and Oakland Athletics, registering 19 saves while striking out 64 batters and walking 31 in 71 innings pitched.

Continue for updates.

Gavin Floyd to Blue Jays: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

Veteran right-hander Gavin Floyd has found a home for 2016, agreeing to a deal with the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday, pending a physical, according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, as he hopes to squeeze out at least another year of ball.

Ranking All 30 MLB Teams on Homegrown Talent

All 30 MLB teams put a different emphasis on building from within and cultivating their own homegrown talent.

A lot of it has to do with payroll, as small-market teams are forced to get the most out of their controllable young assets, while big-market teams can afford to deal prospects and spend big in free agency.

Small-market teams such as the Kansas City Royals, Pittsburgh Pirates and Minnesota Twins have done a great job building a core out of their own developed talent.

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