The MLB offseason is filled with a lot of player movement, but something that always tends to fly under the radar is the hiring of new coaches. There is a reason why manager hires aren’t extremely exciting; the perception is that they aren’t important in today’s MLB. With front offices more involved in-game decision making, as well as baseball being more of a “three true … Continue reading MLB Team Building: What Should Teams Be Looking For When Hiring a Manager?
Though we are waiting for the top free agents to sign and for some blockbuster trades to take place this offseason, there has already been a lot of action this offseason- all manager and general manager/president of baseball operations vacancies have been filled. In fact, a quarter of the league will have a new manager this season, and many of them come with a lot … Continue reading Grading Every MLB Manager/Front Office Hire
Out of nowhere, the Cardinals have snatched a 0.5 game lead for the 1st NL Wildcard spot. After firing manager Mike Matheny and sitting at .500, the expectation was that St.Louis was going to need to retool their team in order to set themselves up for future success beyond this season. That showed when they trade center fielder Tommy Pham, an MVP candidate last year, … Continue reading St.Louis Cardinals Youth Movement Sets Them Up For Long Term Success