Ranking Best MLB Extensions

Over the past couple weeks, there have been a flurry of MLB extensions. Whether players are wary of free agency. or teams are motivated to retain their players, 15 extensions have been signed since March 19th. Let’s analyze all of these extensions by ranking them in order of worst value to best value. #15- March 23rd: Astros Extend SP Justin VerlanderĀ  Contract Details: 2 years, … Continue reading Ranking Best MLB Extensions

St. Louis Cardinals Offseason Tracker and Analysis

Three straights years without making the playoffs is too long for a Cardinals franchise that prioritizes winning over anything else. Expect them to go all in for 2019. Current State: World Series Contender Cardinals Acquire 1B Paul Goldschmidt in Exchange for RHP Luke Weaver, C Carson Kelly, IF Andy Young, and a Competitive Balance Pick In a trade that completely changes the course of this … Continue reading St. Louis Cardinals Offseason Tracker and Analysis

Arizona Diamondbacks Off Season Tracker & Analysis

The Diamondbacks responded to two key pieces of their team leaving via free agency in Patrick Corbin and AJ Pollock by orchestrating a teardown. They’ve already traded Paul Goldschmidt, and will likely continue to trade away Major League assets. Current State: Rebuilding Diamondbacks Sign SP Merrill Kelly The Diamondbacks have signed right hander Merill Kelly to a two-year/$5.5 million deal. The contract also comes with … Continue reading Arizona Diamondbacks Off Season Tracker & Analysis

Analyzing The Trade Market for Paul Goldschmidt

It’s not often that a top ten player and arguably the best player at his position becomes available via trade. It’s even more rare when that player is only making $14 million for the next season. Yet, that’s the case with star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt, who the Diamondbacks are shopping him. The 31-year-old hit .290/.389/.533 with 33 home runs and a 5.4 WAR, and … Continue reading Analyzing The Trade Market for Paul Goldschmidt