Division Previews and Predictions: NL Central

Continuing along with our division previews, it’s time to look at the NL Central. This division is the NL East, but better; all five teams have made moves that teams in “win-now” mode would make. This will be an incredible division, and it will be awesome to watch it unfold. Cubs, Cardinals, Brewers, who comes in first? Can the Reds and Pirates make a playoff … Continue reading Division Previews and Predictions: NL Central

Pittsburgh Pirates Offseason Tracker and Analysis

While the Pirates trading for Chris Archer and Keone Kela at the trade deadline suggests their all in on contending, Pittsburgh continues to express the desire to dump salary. It will be interesting how they’ll be able to accomplish both goals this offseason. Current State: Playoff Contender Pirates Sign UTIL Lonnie Chisenhall The Pirates have signed utility player Lonnie Chisenhall to a one year, $2.75 … Continue reading Pittsburgh Pirates Offseason Tracker and Analysis

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

Winners and Losers of The MLB Trade Deadline

Every year, there are the teams that do exactly what they wanted to at the trade deadline. Then, there are the teams that completely fall flat on their face at the deadline. The former would qualify as a winner, while the latter qualifies as a loser. Let’s take a closer look at the winners and losers from the trade deadline. Winner: Los Angeles Dodgers   … Continue reading Winners and Losers of The MLB Trade Deadline

Recapping Every MLB Trade Made On Trade Deadline Day

It’s July 31st, which mean it’s Trade Deadline day! Let’s take a closer look at every trade that happened on this trade frenzy day. Red Sox acquire 2B Ian Kinsler The Red Sox have acquired 2B Ian Kinsler from the Angels in exchange for pitching prospect Ty Buttrey and Williams Jerez. Kinsler, 36, is only hitting .239/.304/.406 with 13 home runs this season. However, he’s … Continue reading Recapping Every MLB Trade Made On Trade Deadline Day

One Trade for Each MLB Team To Make

Its officially July, which means we are less than one month away from the trade deadline. Contenders like the Yankees and Astros will match up with sellers like the Orioles and Royals to try to upgrade their team for a postseason push, while sellers can stock up on their farm system. Here are 15 trades involving all 30 teams that make sense for all parties. … Continue reading One Trade for Each MLB Team To Make