With there being just a few days before the draft, it’s time to present my official mock draft. We’ve already ranked these prospects, and have examined what each team should do. Now, let’s look at who each team will likely select on draft day. After looking at the draft rumors regarding each team, as well as looking at recent draft history, I’m confident I’ve put together an accurate mock … Continue reading 2019 MLB Mock Draft
Though the key story on Monday will be the 2019 MLB draft, it will also be a monumental day for two key free agents: former Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel and former Red Sox closing pitcher Craig Kimbrel. These two free agents have been intertwined due to teams’ reluctance to sign them, but since draft compensation won’t need to be given up as of the … Continue reading Examining The Market For Dallas Keuchel and Craig Kimbrel
During the MLB Draft, each general manager’s goal is to strengthen their team’s future outlook by adding young talent to their farm system. Failure to do so, however, can compromise the franchise. The Giants and Marlins, for example, have struggled to hit on their draft picks recently, and now have a barren team on the field and a barren farm system. Meanwhile, teams like the … Continue reading What Each MLB Team Should Do During The 2019 MLB Draft
On June 3rd, several amateur baseball players will have their dreams come true as they take the next step towards becoming a Major League Baseball player. At the same time, general managers will have the perfect opportunity to restock their farm system with young talent; the draft is critical for teams to sustain long-term success. So, who are the top players in this draft class? … Continue reading 2019 MLB Draft Big Board
Though we spend practically the entire offseason analyzing team’s rosters and the quality of their players, there are always players that either exceed or fail to meet expectations. Through the first month the first month, that statement still stands true. So which surprises are real, which are flukes, and which need more time to examine? Let’s play: buy, sell, or hold! Tim Anderson, Chicago White … Continue reading Buy, Sell, or Hold: Examining MLB’s Biggest Surprises
The anticipation is over; top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will make his MLB debut on Friday for the Toronto Blue Jays in a home matchup versus the Athletics. Son of Vladimir Guerrero Sr., a Hall of Famer as well, expectations will be incredibly high on the young Guerrero to lead the Blue Jays’ rebuild. Will he live up to these expectations. Not only will he … Continue reading Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Is Ready To Do Damage On His Way To The Hall of Fame
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?