2020-2021 MLB Offseason Review: Which Teams Spent The Most Efficiently?

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?

With New Manager, Padres Will Be Playoff-Bound in 2020

After winning the Manny Machado this offseason, expectations were high for the Padres heading into the season. Alas, it’s been more of the same for them; they’re currently 16 games below .500 and will finish well out of the playoff race once again. This is definitely a disappointment for the franchise, and that was demonstrated on Saturday, when they fired manager Andy Green. Though it … Continue reading With New Manager, Padres Will Be Playoff-Bound in 2020

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