After we were treated to a fantastic World Series between the Rays and Dodgers, it is time for us to look ahead to the offseason! This is a tricky time to be a baseball analyst, as due to the loss of revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemics, teams appear to be intent on cutting payroll. That won’t stop us from still enjoying what really is … Continue reading “Playing GM” For Every MLB Team Ahead of 2020 Offseason: National League Edition
After we were treated to a fantastic World Series between the Rays and Dodgers, it is time for us to look ahead to the offseason! This is a tricky time to be a baseball analyst, as due to the loss of revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemics, teams appear to be intent on cutting payroll. That won’t stop us from still enjoying what really is … Continue reading “Playing GM” For Every MLB Team Ahead of 2020 Offseason: American League Edition
Between a matchup of undefeated teams, an otherworldly Sunday Night Football matchup, and other very interesting games, Week 7 certainly gave the football world the entertainment they were seeking! Through seven weeks of the season, you’d expect to have a lot of clarity about each team’s outlook. Instead, it feels as though we’re left with far more questions than answers. Hopefully, Week 8 can help … Continue reading 2020 NFL Week 8 Game-By-Game Model Projections
Week 6 was hyped up as a week with a lot of great games, and it delivered! There were plenty of storylines to dissect from a fun slate of games, including a Monday Night Football double-header. Now that we are through six weeks of the season, we are starting to get a sense of how each team will perform this season. However, in Week 7, … Continue reading 2020 NFL Week 7 Game-By-Game Model Projections
This is not going to be a normal season, and Week 5 was a great indication as to why. Due to COVID-19 protocols, not only did we have a game on Tuesday night, but the Broncos and Patriots were postponed to this upcoming week. Overall, though, this was a very telling week with a lot of compelling storylines. Week 6 is a critical week when … Continue reading 2020 NFL Week 6 Game-By-Game Model Projections
As the postseason winds down, it’s time to turn our attention to offseason. However, should it really be considered an “offseason”? Between the end of the postseason and the start of the next season, there is so much action; it’s honestly my favorite time to be a baseball analyst. This free agency will be far different than anything we’ve ever seen, as several teams will … Continue reading 2020 MLB Free Agent Rankings: How Much Should Each Free Agent Be Paid?
We are in the midst of an unprecedented MLB season, but that doesn’t mean that the top players/staff members shouldn’t be recognized with awards! Today, I will be using a model I constructed to take a look at each of the major awards and assigning a deserved winner! This model will lead to different results than standard award races. For starters, it goes based off … Continue reading Who Should Win Each 2020 MLB Award?
Week 4 was an interesting week, with multiple games having to deal with COVID-19 implications. Alas, only the Titans and Steelers could not play, and there were plenty of takeaways to have. With the COVID-19 surrounding the Titans hopefully in the dust, let’s look ahead to Week 5.. We’re still mostly going off of prior information, since we don’t know how “good” a team is … Continue reading 2020 NFL Week 5 Game-By-Game Model Projections
Week 3 was hyped up due to the several intriguing matchups on slate, and it certainly delivered! Now, we will shift our attention to Week 4. We’re still mostly going off of prior information, since we don’t know how “good” a team is until about six weeks into the season, per Pro Football Focus; it’s not a good idea to overreact to a one-game sample … Continue reading 2020 NFL Week 4 Game-By-Game Model Projections
Last week, I highlighted ten key principles (https://mvpsportstalk.com/2020/09/19/its-time-to-fix-how-we-evaluate-mlb-prospects/) of modern-day prospect evaluation. Unfortunately, those principles were created based on glaring misconceptions with the practice, and that has led to several prospects being undervalued. Luckily for those prospects, I’ve built an objective model that isn’t swayed by certain biases. Rather, it analyzes scouting grades, and based on a weighting system that relies on stable aspects of … Continue reading Top 50 Undervalued MLB Prospects