2014 Season Kit

The 2014 season starts with some interesting changes regarding the instant replay, the home plate collision rule, and the new PED policy. As for the structure of the regular season schedule, each team will play 19 games vs. divisional opponents, for 76 division games total. The 19 games will be played in six series – three …

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2014 MLB Trade Central

Website MLBTradeRumors.com is a strong source of information & details about contracts signed by MLB clubs. The following are the links for the 2014 transaction tracker & arbitration tracker. 2014 TRANSACTION TRACKER 2014 ARBITRATION TRACKER Rule V Draft picks

2014 Minor League transactions

On Nov. 5th MLB released the list of the 2013 minor league free agents marking the beginning of the 2014 transaction season. I’ll maintain updated the following file edited by Baseballamerica.com, adding some capsules on some of the players involved in the transactions (Source: Baseball America, MLB.com, Milb.com, MLBTrade Rumors, Baseballcube, Rotoworld MLB) MINOR LEAGUE …

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Non-Tendered Free Agents

December 2nd was the deadline for MLB clubs to tender a Major League Contract to each player on their 40-man rosters without a contract for the next season. Players tendered are under contract for the 2014 season (and if eligible for arbitration, they will work with teams to avoid the procedure and sign a contract …

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2013 Baseball top Prospects

MLB expert Jonathan Mayo ranked the top 100 prospects at the end of the 2013 season. Twins OF Byron Buxton topped the list ahead of Cardinals’ Oscar Taveras, Twin mate IF Miguel Sano and Mariners’ hurler Taijuan Walker. The 1st overall pick of the 2013 draft, Mark Appel, is #24. You can also find team-by-team top …

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2013 Free Agents

The day after the end of the World Series marks the time when all baseball players eligible (both major and minor ones), become free agents. Here is the list of the 168 MLB article XXB free agents after the 2013 season (in bold players who received the qualifying offer of $14.1M for the next season). …

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2013 Season Review

SCORES (MLB.com) STANDINGS (MLB.com) STATS (MLB.com) TRANSACTIONS (MLB.com) Post-Season picture 2013 Awards (MLB.com) MLB opening day rosters featured 28.2% of players born outside U.S. (4th all-time highest). The 2013 campaign marked the Houston Astros’ switch from NL Central to AL West. So each league had 15 teams with interleague games played all season long. The 2013 schedule was a …

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Tribute to a Champion!

Mariano Rivera, the All-time saves leader (652), played his last game at the Yankees Stadium vs. the Rays yesterday. Andy Petitte and Derek Jeter came out of the dugout to take him out of the game in a very emotional moment. Rivera is going to retire at the season end, after spending 19 years in …

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