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 Verlander Contract Details: 2 years, … Continue reading Ranking Best MLB Extensions
Thursday marked the start of yet another season of baseball With every season, comes new awards winners. Blake Snell and Christian Yelich, put together a surprising, yet strong group of award winners last season. Who will follow in their footsteps in 2019? Let’s discuss. We’ll go by least significant award to the main award. AL Comeback Player of the Year: Miguel Cabrera Due to a … Continue reading MLB Award Predictions
Now that we’ve taken a closer look at each division and have given each team a projected record, it’s time to predict what will unfold in the postseason. AL: #1 Seed- New York Yankees (99-63) #2 Seed- Houston Astros (96-66) #3 Seed- Cleveland Indians (86-76) #4 Seed- Boston Red Sox (89-73) #5 Seed- Tampa Bay Rays (86-76) NL: #1 Seed- Los Angeles Dodgers (98-64) #2 … Continue reading MLB Playoff Predictions
With the A’s and Mariners facing off in Japan in less than one week, and with the season starting for all 30 teams on March 28, it’s time to start making predictions for each MLB team. We’ll go division by division, starting with the AL East. This is a very intriguing division with two World Series contenders, another playoff contender, and two rebuilding teams. Red … Continue reading MLB Division Previews and Predictions: AL East
Despite spending close to nothing on their players in 2018, the Rays managed to win 90 games using quirky methods such as the opener. They got the most of their young players, and will look to compliment them with established veterans to balance out the team. Current State: Playoff Contender Rays Sign SP Charlie Morton In an unexpected move, the Rays have signed starting pitcher … Continue reading Tampa Bay Rays Offseason Tracker and Analysis
The MLB hot stove is officially underway after the Yankees and Mariners completed a blockbuster trade, one that shipped James Paxton to the Bronx in exchange for a prospect package that included New York’s top prospect in pitcher Justus Sheffield. There’s a lot to this trade, so let’s not waste any time and take a deep look at this blockbuster. Paxton, 30, had a good, … Continue reading Big Maple To The Big Apple: Full Analysis
Now that the regular season is over, let’s take a look at the race for each MLB regular season award by projecting the three candidates and picking a winner. *This is based on who I think should win the awards rather than what will most likely happen AL Manager of the Year Third: Alex Cora, Boston Red Sox (108-54) Second: Bob Melvin, Oakland Athletics (97-65) … Continue reading Who Should Win Each MLB Award?