Heading into the offseason, the Yankees knew they had to close the gap between the rival Red Sox in the AL East. After all, the Red Sox won 108 games and a World Series championship and beat the Yankees in four games in the ALDS. Many envisioned that a signing of Manny Machado would need to take place for that gap to close, but that’s … Continue reading With New Additions, Yankees Look Like Best Team In Baseball
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
The Yankees may have had 100 games, but their season was still a disappointment. After losing to the rival Red Sox in the ALDS, New York is going all in for a World Series run in 2019. They can’t be counted out on anyone. Current State: World Series Contender Yankees acquire SP James Paxton In Exchange for SP Justus Sheffield, OF Dom Thompson-Williams, RHP Erik … Continue reading New York Yankees Offseason Tracker and Analysis
This week, 2018 All Star Patrick Corbin has visited with the Washington Nationals, Philadelphia Phillies, and the New York Yankees. The 29 year old star lefty had a breakout season last year, posting a 3.15 ERA and 1.05 WHIP. His peripherals are even more encouraging; his 2.47 FIP suggests that he was the victim of bad luck and his 5.13 strikeout to walk ratio was … Continue reading Nats, Phillies, or Yankees, Who Is The Best Fit For Patrick Corbin?
The MLB hot stove is officially underway after the Yankees and Mariners completed a blockbuster trade, one that shipped James Paxton to the Bronx in exchange for a prospect package that included New York’s top prospect in pitcher Justus Sheffield. There’s a lot to this trade, so let’s not waste any time and take a deep look at this blockbuster. Paxton, 30, had a good, … Continue reading Big Maple To The Big Apple: Full Analysis