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?
Now that the MLB draft is over with, and we’ve gone over how each team performed, it’s time to assess their collection of young talent as a whole. In a two-part series, we’ll be ranking every team’s farm system, based on the model I created to evaluate each of their prospects. To rank each team’s farm system I took into account the overall depth of … Continue reading MLB Post-2020 Draft Farm System Ranking: #15-1
As we hold out hope that there will be an MLB season this year, the baseball world was given a great distraction this week with the two-day showing of the five rounds of the MLB draft. We previewed this event tremendously with a big board and team-by-team breakdown, but now, it’s time to analyze each team’s draft class. Sure, we already graded each of the … Continue reading 2020 MLB Draft: Complete Analysis on Each Team’s Entire Draft Haul
Although the MLB draft doesn’t garner as much as hype as the draft for other sports, since the players don’t contribute at the highest level immediately, a case can be made that is actually the most intriguing draft of the three. After all, cost-controlled, young talent is the most valuable asset in the MLB, and since they aren’t expected to make an immediate impact, any … Continue reading Complete 2020 MLB Draft Team-By-Team Preview
The MLB draft is a crucial time for teams to build their farm system, and in turn formulate a roster that can consistently contend for a championship. Meanwhile, it also is the next step for several rising young stars from high school and college, as they not only can officially become professional baseball players, but also have the opportunity to be developed to their fullest … Continue reading Final 2020 MLB Draft Board: Top 119 Prospects
Unfortunately, due to circumstances clearly out of our control, we can only hope that there will be an MLB season this year. However, it’s been confirmed that the MLB draft will still take place on June 10th, which is great news. It’s obviously harder to evaluate these prospects with limited data due to the COVID-19 shutdown, and the draft is only five rounds, but yet, … Continue reading 2020 MLB Draft: Top 120 Prospects
It’s easy to evaluate pitchers once they’re in the MLB, as we have metrics like xFIP, SIERA, and xwOBA allowed. However, how can we project pitching prospects to be useful big-leaguers? Some teams like to play it safe, going for command and pitchability, while others want flamethrowers that they can develop. So, which approach is better? Today, we’ll be going into a deep dive into … Continue reading Study: How To Properly Evaluate Pitching Prospects