Study: Why High-End Relievers Aren’t Valuable In Today’s MLB

Between Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman, there have been plenty of excellent relievers who have anchored a bullpen, and thus are now enshrined in Cooperstown. Conventional wisdom has always placed a high emphasis on having a dominant closing pitcher who can finish off a game, and that remains the case in today’s game. Sure, teams have moved off of valuing the best relievers as closing … Continue reading Study: Why High-End Relievers Aren’t Valuable In Today’s MLB

2020 MLB Top Ten: Relief Pitchers

We’ve finally reached a conclusion to the top-ten MLB positional ranking lists! Though there will be a top-five designated hitter list, relief pitcher is the last position warranted of a top-ten position, and by no means was the easiest saved for the end. In fact, this has to be the toughest list that I’ve had to put together, as over 40 players were considered for … Continue reading 2020 MLB Top Ten: Relief Pitchers

Top Ten Relief Pitchers

After going over the always controversial top ten list for starting pitchers, it’s time to do the same for relief pitchers. This is an interesting list, with a lot of different prototypes include. In here, we have our traditional closers and set-up men, but we also have pitchers who are pitching multiple innings out of the bullpen. That makes it hard to compare one another, … Continue reading Top Ten Relief Pitchers

With New Additions, Yankees Look Like Best Team In Baseball

Heading into the offseason, the Yankees knew they had to close the gap between the rival Red Sox in the AL East. After all, the Red Sox won 108 games and a World Series championship and beat the Yankees in four games in the ALDS. Many envisioned that a signing of Manny Machado would need to take place for that gap to close, but that’s … Continue reading With New Additions, Yankees Look Like Best Team In Baseball

Orioles’ Return For Manny Machado Extremely Underwhelming Despite The Circumstances

The Baltimore Orioles couldn’t have asked anything more of Manny Machado when they selected him 3rd overall in the 2010 MLB Draft. He’s a four-time all-star, time gold glove, and finished top 10 in the MVP voting three times. Nevertheless, Baltimore wasn’t able to get over the hump with him due to numerous bad decisions. As it became clear that they weren’t going to be … Continue reading Orioles’ Return For Manny Machado Extremely Underwhelming Despite The Circumstances