The Deserving MLB All Star Game Starters

Today, we will be finished with phase one of the MLB All-Star voting; the final three finalists will be announced. With the official starters being announced in one week, now would seem to be a great time to take a look at the deserving starters at each position in both the American and National League, using production as the only means of evaluation with popularity … Continue reading The Deserving MLB All Star Game Starters

Seattle Mariners Offseason Tracker and Analysis

No team has been more active this offseason that the Mariners. Entering the winter meetings, Seattle has made five trades already and seem to be heading towards a complete teardown. Current State: Rebuilding Mariners Acquire OF Jared Kelenic, RHP Justin Dunn, RHP Gerson Bautista, OF/1B Jay Bruce, and RP Anthony Swarzak in Exchange For 2B Robinson Cano and RP Edwin Diaz In a blockbuster trade, … Continue reading Seattle Mariners Offseason Tracker and Analysis

Philadelphia Phillies Offseason Tracker and Analysis

After owner John Middleton declared the Phillies would spend money even if they end up being “a bit stupid”, attention turned to their pursuit of Bryce Harper and Manny Machado. Which one will they sign? Will they sign both? Philadelphia is the most exciting team this offseason and could turn into a playoff contender with some big acquisitions. Phillies Acquire SS Jean Segura, RP JuanĀ Nicasio, … Continue reading Philadelphia Phillies Offseason Tracker and Analysis

The Phillies Don’t Have To Be “Stupid”, But They Can Speed Up Their Rebuild With Some Smart Signings

It’s obvious that the Philadelphia Phillies are ready to spend. Their owner, John Middleton, even came out and said they were prepared to “be a little stupid” in doing so. The logic for them doing so it pretty simple – the Phillies were in first place in the NL East up until August 12th and could make a playoff team with better play from their … Continue reading The Phillies Don’t Have To Be “Stupid”, But They Can Speed Up Their Rebuild With Some Smart Signings