When the Brewers traded for Christian Yelich, they were expecting to receive a player who’d have an OPS around .850 and a WAR around 4.5. However, the 27-year-old exceed all expectations last season; he posted a 7.6 WAR and 166 weighted runs created plus (wrc+). The general expectation was that Yelich would regress in 2019, which he cubically refuted heading into the season. Well, it … Continue reading Is Christian Yelich Cruising To Another NL MVP?
With the NFL Draft near, it’s time to publish our official 2019 mock draft. Unlike last year’s draft, this draft is actually clear on who the top two picks are going to be. After that, however, it’s anyone’s guess. In a draft filled with depth on the defensive side of the ball, will teams stick with their selection and take the best player available? Or … Continue reading 2019 NFL Mock Draft
After winning 91 games and reaching the NLDS last season, expectations were high for the Rockies heading into the season. They’ve responded to those expectations by starting 4-12 to start the season with the league’s worst differential. This has prompted many to wonder: when will the Rockies turn it around? Good teams tend to break out of early-season slumps, like the Yankees, Red Sox, and … Continue reading Rockies’ Playoff Hopes Already Look To Be Gone
Unlike with the MLB offseason, free agency moved incredibly quick in the NFL. Within the first two days, practically every key free agent had signed; it’s safe to assume that each team’s big spending is behind them. With that, let’s review how each team made out during this period, giving each team a grade for their efforts. We’ll go in alphabetical order by city. Arizona … Continue reading NFL Free Agency Grades
Over the past couple weeks, there have been a flurry of MLB extensions. Whether players are wary of free agency. or teams are motivated to retain their players, 15 extensions have been signed since March 19th. Let’s analyze all of these extensions by ranking them in order of worst value to best value. #15- March 23rd: Astros Extend SP Justin Verlander Contract Details: 2 years, … Continue reading Ranking Best MLB Extensions
Thursday marked the start of yet another season of baseball With every season, comes new awards winners. Blake Snell and Christian Yelich, put together a surprising, yet strong group of award winners last season. Who will follow in their footsteps in 2019? Let’s discuss. We’ll go by least significant award to the main award. AL Comeback Player of the Year: Miguel Cabrera Due to a … Continue reading MLB Award Predictions
Now that we’ve taken a closer look at each division and have given each team a projected record, it’s time to predict what will unfold in the postseason. AL: #1 Seed- New York Yankees (99-63) #2 Seed- Houston Astros (96-66) #3 Seed- Cleveland Indians (86-76) #4 Seed- Boston Red Sox (89-73) #5 Seed- Tampa Bay Rays (86-76) NL: #1 Seed- Los Angeles Dodgers (98-64) #2 … Continue reading MLB Playoff Predictions