Washington Nationals Offseason Tracker and Analysis

The Nationals may be saying good-bye to Bryce Harper, or maybe they’re aren’t. No matter what, the team is remaining aggressive in pursuit of a World Series championship. Current State: World Series Contender Nationals Sign SP Patrick Corbin In a huge and surprising development, the Nationals have signed starting pitcher Patrick Corbin to a six year, $140 million contract. Corbin, 29, was pegged by many … Continue reading Washington Nationals Offseason Tracker and Analysis

Nats, Phillies, or Yankees, Who Is The Best Fit For Patrick Corbin?

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?

Analyzing The Trade Market For JT Realmuto

Recently in an interview on MLB Network, catcher JT Realmuto’s agent Jeff Berry states that the 27-year-old catcher had no desire to stay with the Marlins and will¬†“definitely be wearing a different uniform by the start of spring training.” With an .825 OPS, a 4.3 WAR, his three years of control and the fact that quality catchers are hard to come by, Realmuto will be … Continue reading Analyzing The Trade Market For JT Realmuto

Who Should Win Each MLB Award?

Now that the regular season is over, let’s take a look at the race for each MLB regular season award by projecting the three candidates and picking a winner. *This is based on who I think should win the awards rather than what will most likely happen AL Manager of the Year Third: Alex Cora, Boston Red Sox (108-54)¬† Second: Bob Melvin, Oakland Athletics (97-65) … Continue reading Who Should Win Each MLB Award?

Each MLB Contender’s Biggest X Factor

The great thing about baseball is that unlike basketball, the best players aren’t always the ones that have the biggest moments in the postseason. Whereas LeBron James always will take the last shot, Mike Trout and Mookie Betts may not have the opportunity to get the clutch hit to win it. Let’s take a look at one overlooked player on each contender (5 games back … Continue reading Each MLB Contender’s Biggest X Factor