Some teams take a stars-and-scrubs approach, some have depth but lack star power. We sort them all out and figure out who's on top.
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Bullpen consistency can be the difference between a pennant and going home early. Who's best at nailing down wins and protecting leads?
Even with the rise of new tactics like the opener, old-school aces are leading the way.
The Baltimore Orioles have a season win total of 59.5, while the Yankees are at 96.5. Here are the odds you need to know for all 30 MLB teams.
Starting with baseball's reigning best player, out on the grass is where you find the stars to build contenders around.
Buster Olney talks to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times about the Rays' plans for the upcoming season, their chances to compete in the AL East and much more.
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Cy Young winner Blake Snell has a couple of big fans:
The way free agency is going, the rush to sign early-bird contract extensions could become the norm. But at what cost?
The Tampa Bay Rays offer a simple response to critics of the team's creative use of openers to fill out their pitching rotation.
These under-the-radar players could open some eyes during spring training and make some noise in the majors before the year is out.
You don't have to be a betting man to wonder whether teams like the Rays might make some noise in the standings again.
The Blue Jays have the big-name splash, but Tampa Bay's quality depth is unmatched, with the Red Sox and Yankees (and Orioles) playing catch-up.
We start our position-by-position tiers at catcher, where franchise performers aren't exactly easy to come by in 2019.
From big names with something to prove to young stars to get to know, here's what you'll want to keep an eye on during spring training.
We're still waiting for this winter's big free agents to sign, but that didn't stop us from predicting which uniforms they'll be wearing in the Midsummer Classic. Who else makes our star-studded squads?
Everybody loves to be ahead of the curve in identifying the next up-and-coming stars. Here are some names to put on your watch list.
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, who made $1 million last year, won his arbitration case and will make $5 million in 2019. He hit .239 with 15 home runs and 65 RBIs in 2018.
The Padres have top prospect Fernando Tatis Jr., but how much young talent is behind him? And how does your team's prospect pool rate?
From washed-up stars to guys who've never lived up to their paychecks and one slugger who is out of baseball, we examine MLB's biggest money mistakes.
Spring training is almost here. Check out reporting dates for teams in Florida and Arizona, including the defending champion Red Sox.
With baseball enjoying a surge in young talent, we look at which up-and-comers should be part of the next wave.
The Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to minor league contracts with five players, including veteran infielder Emilio Bonifacio.
On Friday, the Rays announced that Tropicana Field will become the first cash-free sports venue in North America.
Avisail Garcia earn up to $6 million as part of his one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.
Oliver Drake talks to Buster about his movement around the MLB, how his family deals with it and much more
Buster Olney talks to Rays P Oliver Drake about the unprecedented number of transactions he's been involved in, how his family deals with so many moves and much more.
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