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

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 LeadĀ 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

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

What Each MLB Team Should Do During The 2019 MLB Draft

During the MLB Draft, each general manager’s goal is to strengthen their team’s future outlook by adding young talent to their farm system. Failure to do so, however, can compromise the franchise. The Giants and Marlins, for example, have struggled to hit on their draft picks recently, and now have a barren team on the field and a barren farm system. Meanwhile, teams like the … Continue reading What Each MLB Team Should Do During The 2019 MLB Draft

Buy, Sell, or Hold: Examining MLB’s Biggest Surprises

Though we spend practically the entire offseason analyzing team’s rosters and the quality of their players, there are always players that either exceed or fail to meet expectations. Through the first month the first month, that statement still stands true. So which surprises are real, which are flukes, and which need more time to examine? Let’s play: buy, sell, or hold! Tim Anderson, Chicago White … Continue reading Buy, Sell, or Hold: Examining MLB’s Biggest Surprises

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