When the Brewers traded for Christian Yelich, they were expecting to receive a player who’d have an OPS around .850 and a WAR around 4.5. However, the 27-year-old exceed all expectations last season; he posted a 7.6 WAR and 166 weighted runs created plus (wrc+). The general expectation was that Yelich would regress in 2019, which he cubically refuted heading into the season. Well, it … Continue reading Is Christian Yelich Cruising To Another NL MVP?
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
It’s finally over. Manny Machado has signed a ten-year deal worth $300 million to join the San Diego Padres. This is the richest free agent contract in American sports history, and it’s a shocker, to say the least. Very few saw the Padres being able to compete with the larger market teams to give out a contract of this magnitude, especially considering they won just … Continue reading Manny Machado Is Worth $300M, But Padres Aren’t Right Fit
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