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