When Julio Urias struck out Willy Adames to secure the Dodgers’ their first World Series championship, the baseball world was able to take a collective sigh of relief; they had managed to complete a 60-game season through the midst of a pandemic. However, this was only the beginning of a much different time in baseball, and I’m not simply referring to Justin Turner being pulled … Continue reading 2020-2021 MLB Offseason Review: Which Teams Spent The Most Efficiently?
The NFL season is nearing the playoffs and the NBA season is almost under way, but honestly, the MLB is in its best season- the offseason! With so many players, as well as managers and executives, changing organizations, this is a critical time for franchises to progress and improve their teams not just for this season, but in the future as well. Technically, free agency … Continue reading MLB Contract Projections For Top 190 Free Agents
The MLB offseason is a very fun time for the baseball world; with so many rumors and players switching teams, it arguably provides more entertainment than the actual season itself! As free agency starts, content creators will move quickly to publish their “free agency rankings”. However, I do not find this incredibly useful when it comes to analyzing team-building. Unlike the draft, where organizations are … Continue reading Analyzing The Entire 2020 MLB Free Agency Class: Where Is The Value?
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?
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
Now that we are in the middle of June, we are almost a month away from the universal trade deadline; there is only one trade deadline this season. Therefore, there should be a lot of action soon, as teams try to position themselves for playoff and World Series pushes by prying away key assets for non-contenders, who are looking to bolster their farm system. So, … Continue reading MLB Trade Deadline Preview/Rankings
The Padres held arguably the most valuable trade chip outside of Manny Machado in Brad Hand. The lefty closer has a 3.05 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, and 3.17 FIP and is controlled through 2021. San Diego shipped him off to the Indians along with reliever Adam Cimber for top catching prospect Francisco Mejia in a blockbuster, to say the least. Let’s take a closer look at … Continue reading If Developed Properly, Francisco Mejia Could Be The Missing Piece of The Puzzle For The Padres
It’s no secret that the Indians needed bullpen help. Their bullpen’s 5.28 ERA ranks 29th in the MLB. Today, they finally were able to upgrade it, as they acquired all-star closer Brad Hand and reliever Adam Cimber from the Padres in exchange for their top prospect in catcher Francisco Mejia. Hand, 28, has a 3.05 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, and 3.17 FIP. Cimber, 26, has a … Continue reading Indians Again Pay The Price For a Controllable Reliever