Paul Sporer has been writing about baseball for 12 years for Baseball Prospectus and other websites. Born and raised in Detroit, Paul now lives in Austin, TX where he adores the weather and spends the bulk of free time watching baseball games - both live and on TV - and putting his beagle Curtis in the dryer for hilarious photo ops.
MLB Baseball Preview 2013: American League Central
The MLB Baseball preview 2013 continues with the AL Central. Tabbed as baseball’s weakest division yet again, the AL Central could turn some heads by season’s end. No, it’s not likely to produce a wildcard entrant nor is it likely that 60 percent of the division finishes above ...
MLB Baseball Preview 2013: National League West
Our season preview will get your geared up for the upcoming season as we rundown each division covering the ins and outs of all 30 teams. Out in the West, the Dodgers grabbed all the headlines with their free-spending ways, but they will have trouble steamrolling the division as the defending World Series Champs and even the Arizona Diamondbacks look to make their lives difficult all summer long..
MLB Baseball Preview 2013: National League East
Opening Day is right around the corner with a 12-game slate on April 1st (technically it’s March 31st with Texas heading to Houston – likely a token from MLB to Houston for moving to the AL without incident) followed by another seven on April 2nd that will see the remaining four open up plus provide a buffer for those opening in potential inclement weather spots...
MLB Preview 2013: Will Gamble on Melky Cabrera Pay Off For Blue Jays?
Zack Greinke and Josh Hamilton were the big-ticket items in free agency this winter, but the intrigue belonged to Melky Cabrera. How would his dismissal from the World Champion San Francisco Giants, and his suspension for performance enhancing drugs, impact his contract? He would leave money on the table because of his actions, but how much? How much were PEDs contributing to his performance? I'll