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Top 5 Left-Handed Pitchers Available in the 2020 MLB Draft

This year’s draft class features a bevy of talented left-handed pitching.

Top 5 Right-handed Pitchers Available in the 2020 MLB Draft

This draft class is absolutely loaded with talented right-handed pitching.

Top 5 Catchers Available in the 2020 MLB Draft

After two straight years of catchers being taken within the top two picks, it looks like that trend will end in 2020, but this is still a strong catching class.

Top 5 Shortstops Available in the 2020 MLB Draft

This shortstop class isn’t nearly as strong as last year’s group but is still ripe with upside.

Who are the realistic candidates for the first overall pick in the MLB Draft?

It seems likely that a position player will come off the board first in this year’s draft.

Ranking the Top 10 College Players Available in the 2020 MLB Draft

In a draft that should be heavier than usual on college players, these 10 prospects are worth watching.

MLB free agency: Assessing the outlook for the 10 players tendered qualifying offers

10 players were tendered qualifying offers on Monday by the clubs they played for in 2019. How many, if any, will accept?

What needs and assets do the NL Central teams have at the trade deadline?

In a season where every NL Central team remained competitive for several months, the division now appears to feature three clear buyers and two clear sellers.

What needs and assets do the NL West teams have at the trade deadline?

The NL West is one of baseball’s weirdest divisions. What kind of transactional activity will take place within it at the deadline?

Evaluating the potential trade destinations for James Paxton

Which team provides the best fit if the Mariners decide to trade their ace?

Making the cases for the 2018 NL Gold Glove awards

Which players deserve to win the most prestigious defensive awards in baseball?

Making the cases for the 2018 NL and AL Comeback Player of the Year Awards

Which major-leaguers did the best job of putting themselves back on the map this year?

2018 MLB Draft: Who should the NL West draft?

A look at what the Diamondbacks, Dodgers, Giants, Padres, and Rockies need to do to improve their rosters.

15 years of No. 1 overall picks in the MLB Draft: Where are they now?

There have been plenty of fantastic selections with the No. 1 pick in the MLB Draft over the past 15 years, though there have also been some, um... not-so-great ones. Here’s what they’re all up to now.

How the Fortnite craze made its way into the Astros clubhouse this spring training

MLB Daily Dish’s 2018 Offseason-In-Review Series

A look back at what each club accomplished this winter.

A minor-league clubhouse gave Steve Clevenger a second chance in the wake of offensive tweets

The independent Lancaster Barnstormers signed Clevenger in July after he went unsigned by major-league teams over the winter.

Deadline News & Notes: Wed. 7/19

A collection of news and notes from around the league.

Nationals sign Jepsen to minor-league deal

The reliever joins Francisco Rodriguez as new additions to the Nats’ bullpen mix.

Angels sign Bourn to minor-league deal

The outfielder will provide depth in Mike Trout’s absence.

Angels sign Doug Fister

The free-agent righty is heading to Anaheim, according to a major-league source.

Mets, Jays among four clubs at Fister showcase

Fister has thrown for five teams in recent weeks and could sign soon, per a major-league source.

Renewed love of the game, health fueling Gagne comeback

The former Cy Young winner is working out at Camelback Ranch, hoping a team will take a chance on him after an 8-year layoff.

Is a combined no-hitter a real no-hitter?

We haven’t been this divided since a hot dog suddenly became a sandwich.

Predict the first big-name player traded in 2017

With four potential contenders off to struggles, let’s hear your ideas on who should pull the early plug on selling off some veterans.

Gagne enthused after first comeback test

The righty allowed one hit and zero earned runs in 2.1 innings against Colombia on Saturday.

Rangers, Bass agree to deal

The reliever will return to Texas after spending a year in Japan.

Braves re-sign O’Flaherty to minor-league deal

The lefty will head back to Atlanta as bullpen depth.

Nationals pursuing Ziegler, Feliz

The team may turn its attention to Ziegler or Feliz after losing out on Mark Melancon.

Cardinals, Carlos Martinez discussing extension

Negotiations will continue this winter, with the sides seeming to be optimistic about a deal.

Johan Santana plans to attempt comeback in 2017

The veteran lefty has not pitched in the majors since the 2012 season.

Braves, Twins, Astros among six teams pursuing Castro

Six teams are involved in the bidding for Castro, according to a source.