Offseason Tracker and Analysis: Seattle Mariners

Believe it or not, but there’s a chance Jerry Dipoto doesn’t make many moves this offseason. After tearing down the roster last offseason, there’s many more players the active general manager can trade to boost the farm system further, although outfielder Mitch Haniger is always a trade candidate. Nevertheless, Dipoto can’t be counted out on making any potential move, so they’re a much more entertaining … Continue reading Offseason Tracker and Analysis: Seattle Mariners

Offseason Tracker and Analysis: San Francisco Giants

The Giants will need to put controversy aside after hiring manager Gabe Kapler, but with him and general manager Scott Harris on board, President of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi has the personnel in place to guide San Francisco through their rebuild. Still, this is a fanbase that demands winning, so Zaidi likely will open to doing literally anything this offseason, with a focus on getting … Continue reading Offseason Tracker and Analysis: San Francisco Giants

Offseason Tracker and Analysis: San Diego Padres

Based on owner Ron Fowler’s recent comments emphasizing the need to win now, this should be a very busy offseason for general manager AJ Preller, who could be in his final stand as the team’s lead decision-maker. They need to be careful to not hamper their future spending capacity further, but with an abundance of pitching prospects, they could definitely make a few trades to … Continue reading Offseason Tracker and Analysis: San Diego Padres

Offseason Tracker and Analysis: Pittsburgh Pirates

After hiring a new President of Baseball Operations in Ben Cherington, the Pirates are in quite the offseason. With a poor roster and not much in the way of young talent, Cherrington inherits a franchise in a bit of purgatory right now- there’s not much he can do. Trading center fielder Starling Marte would be a start, though. Expected Direction: Trading Away The Few Assets … Continue reading Offseason Tracker and Analysis: Pittsburgh Pirates

Offseason Tracker and Analysis: Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies active offseason didn’t go as planned- they team finished with just a 81-81 record. Still, they have a very talented roster that could easily win the NL East next season. That is, if they’re able to add some pitching depth- general manager Matt Klentack likely be very busy in finishing off the complete roster he’s in the process of building. Expected Direction: All-In … Continue reading Offseason Tracker and Analysis: Philadelphia Phillies

Offseason Tracker and Analysis: Oakland Athletics

The A’s may have a very small budget, yet they’ve won over 90 games in back-to-back seasons, albeit only to lose in the wildcard game. Expect this to be a typical offseason for Billy Beane, who’ll look to add some cheap impact players to round out a roster that should be good enough to compete for the playoffs. Expected Direction: The Same Offseason As a … Continue reading Offseason Tracker and Analysis: Oakland Athletics

Offseason Tracker and Analysis: New York Mets

With a payroll that’s already past what they had last season, and few prospects to trade, it should be a relatively quiet offseason for the Mets. Still, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen won’t settle for that- he’ll likely make at least one splash move to try to propel the Mets to the playoffs. Expected Direction: Trying To Make The Playoffs Next Season *Will Be Updated … Continue reading Offseason Tracker and Analysis: New York Mets