Analyzing The Ramifications Of Scott Boras’ Historic Winter Meetings

Last offseason, Scott Boras’ top client, Bryce Harper, waited until February 28th to sign with the Phillies. Therefore, with him representing the top three free agents this offseason, many expected an extremely long, and tedious, negotiating period. Instead, Boras did the opposite- he manipulated the free agency market to negotiate three contracts worth at least $35 million per year. In total, Boras’ three top clients … Continue reading Analyzing The Ramifications Of Scott Boras’ Historic Winter Meetings

Grading Every MLB Manager/Front Office Hire

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

Offseason Tracker and Analysis: Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies active offseason didn’t go as planned- they team finished with just a 81-81 record. Still, they have a very talented roster that could easily win the NL East next season. That is, if they’re able to add some pitching depth- general manager Matt Klentack likely be very busy in finishing off the complete roster he’s in the process of building. Expected Direction: All-In … Continue reading Offseason Tracker and Analysis: Philadelphia Phillies

Coming Up With Suitors and Trade Proposals For Top MLB Trade Deadline Targets

In recent years, July 27th would’ve marked a time where plenty of trades would have already happened. However, this is a unique trade deadline, as a result of several teams still being in striking distance of the playoffs; as ESPN’s Jeff Passan is reporting, action likely won’t take place until right before the trade deadline. With teams like the Giants leaning towards not selling, the asking … Continue reading Coming Up With Suitors and Trade Proposals For Top MLB Trade Deadline Targets

Analyzing MLB Trade Deadline Rumors

We are just two weeks away from the MLB trade deadline, which means there are plenty of rumors regarding which players could be moved and to where. From these rumors, we look to be heading towards are very entertaining couple weeks of huge trades, with plenty of marquee players, particularly pitchers, possibly on the move. Without further adieu, let’s analyze it, grading it on the … Continue reading Analyzing MLB Trade Deadline Rumors

What Should Each Team Do At The MLB Trade Deadline?

After an exciting first half of baseball that was filled with plenty of surprises, it’s time to take a deep examination of each team, and what their priorities will be at the trade deadline. Several teams will be looking to acquire premier talent to make World Series pushes, while other teams will attempt to trade their key pieces to add more young talent. So, which … Continue reading What Should Each Team Do At The MLB Trade Deadline?

Assessing The State Of Each MLB Team and Their Front Office

With the draft over and the trade deadline approaching, now would seem to be a great time to look at the state of each MLB franchise. Which teams are in the right direction? Which teams don’t even have a direction? Which front offices are excelling? Which front offices need changes? Let’s discuss. *Stats as of Saturday June 8th Arizona Diamondbacks Lead Decision Maker: GM Mike Hazen … Continue reading Assessing The State Of Each MLB Team and Their Front Office

Final Grades For Every Team’s Draft Haul

As I’m writing this with day two of the draft over, we are through the first ten rounds of the draft. Technically, the draft isn’t over, but the chances of anyone drafted on day three making a major impact at the next level is minimal. Therefore, we practically have a complete grasp of the impact prospects each team has brought in through the draft; now … Continue reading Final Grades For Every Team’s Draft Haul

2019 MLB Mock Draft

With there being just a few days before the draft, it’s time to present my official mock draft. We’ve already ranked these prospects, and have examined what each team should do. Now, let’s look at who each team will likely select on draft day. After looking at the draft rumors regarding each team, as well as looking at recent draft history, I’m confident I’ve put together an accurate mock … Continue reading 2019 MLB Mock Draft

Examining The Market For Dallas Keuchel and Craig Kimbrel

Though the key story on Monday will be the 2019 MLB draft, it will also be a monumental day for two key free agents: former Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel and former Red Sox closing pitcher Craig Kimbrel. These two free agents have been intertwined due to teams’ reluctance to sign them, but since draft compensation won’t need to be given up as of the … Continue reading Examining The Market For Dallas Keuchel and Craig Kimbrel