2016 recap, rankings and rookies for 2017

Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft put a bow on the 2016 season by discussing fantasy MVPs, rankings and the top rookies for 2017, your #06010MLB questions and more.


Final DFS weekend, Goodbye Big Papi!

Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft preview the final weekend slate of the MLB season, discuss Joc Pederson's lefty splits, say goodbye to David Ortiz and Ryan Howard as well as your #06010MLB questions.

35dRon Shandler

Way-too-early sleepers for 2017

Jonathan Villar was ranked outside the top 300 heading into 2016 but will finish as a top-10 player. Who are some under-the-radar potential breakouts for 2017? Ron Shandler checks in.

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2016 MLB postseason: Complete coverage

Is this the Cubs' year? Will the Indians' run continue in the Fall Classic? We've got you covered for every pitch of the 2016 postseason.

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29dEno Sarris

Spin rates: How they're useful and the numbers that matter

The term spin rate, which measures the revolutions per minute on a particular pitch, is becoming part of the baseball vernacular, but it's important to know what numbers matter and which don't.

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34dTony Blengino

Who's the next Gary Sanchez, Michael Fulmer and more?

After we saw a healthy number of rookies excel this season, it's time to determine the next wave of prospects who could make a splash upon their big league arrival next year and beyond.

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