MLB Trade Deadline Preview/Rankings

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

If Developed Properly, Francisco Mejia Could Be The Missing Piece of The Puzzle For The Padres

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

Indians Again Pay The Price For a Controllable Reliever

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