Thursday marked the start of yet another season of baseball With every season, comes new awards winners. Blake Snell and Christian Yelich, put together a surprising, yet strong group of award winners last season. Who will follow in their footsteps in 2019? Let’s discuss. We’ll go by least significant award to the main award. AL Comeback Player of the Year: Miguel Cabrera Due to a … Continue reading MLB Award Predictions
Continuing along with our division previews, it’s time to look at the NL Central. This division is the NL East, but better; all five teams have made moves that teams in “win-now” mode would make. This will be an incredible division, and it will be awesome to watch it unfold. Cubs, Cardinals, Brewers, who comes in first? Can the Reds and Pirates make a playoff … Continue reading Division Previews and Predictions: NL Central
After falling one game short of the World Series, the Brewers will look to take the next step this season. They’re losing some key pieces in Mike Moustakas, Wade Miley, among others, so they’ll need to upgrade in the infield and in the rotation. Current State: World Series Contender Brewers Acquire OF Ben Gamel and RHP Noah Zavolas in Exchange For OF Domingo Santana The … Continue reading Milwaukee Brewers Offseason Tracker and Analysis
Recently in an interview on MLB Network, catcher JT Realmuto’s agent Jeff Berry states that the 27-year-old catcher had no desire to stay with the Marlins and will “definitely be wearing a different uniform by the start of spring training.” With an .825 OPS, a 4.3 WAR, his three years of control and the fact that quality catchers are hard to come by, Realmuto will be … Continue reading Analyzing The Trade Market For JT Realmuto
Now that the regular season is over, let’s take a look at the race for each MLB regular season award by projecting the three candidates and picking a winner. *This is based on who I think should win the awards rather than what will most likely happen AL Manager of the Year Third: Alex Cora, Boston Red Sox (108-54) Second: Bob Melvin, Oakland Athletics (97-65) … Continue reading Who Should Win Each MLB Award?
On January 25th of this year, the Milwaukee Brewers acquired outfielder Christian Yelich from the Marlins for four prospects, including top prospect Lewis Brinson. At the time, many criticized the Brewers for this trade. They claimed that someone who was going to hit .270 with 20 home runs wasn’t worth a top 20 prospect. That the Brewers would regret this trade forever. Instead, this may … Continue reading Brewers’ Heist of Christian Yelich Reminds Us to Not Judge a Trade Too Quickly
The great thing about baseball is that unlike basketball, the best players aren’t always the ones that have the biggest moments in the postseason. Whereas LeBron James always will take the last shot, Mike Trout and Mookie Betts may not have the opportunity to get the clutch hit to win it. Let’s take a look at one overlooked player on each contender (5 games back … Continue reading Each MLB Contender’s Biggest X Factor