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

MLB Division Previews and Predictions: AL Central

After taking a look at the strongest division, it’s time to preview the weakest division in the MLB: the AL Central. None of these five teams are true World Series contenders, but the top two are serious playoff contenders thanks to the rest of the division being filled by three rebuilding clubs with little MLB talent. Indians or Twins? Who comes in first? Who finishes … Continue reading MLB Division Previews and Predictions: AL Central

Final Predictions For Top Remaining Free Agents

It’s Feburary 12th, which means that pitchers and catchers are reporting to spring training! However, the game’s top free agents remained unsigned, and as of now it’s unclear where any of them will sign. Still, let’s use the few clues we have to predict the landing spot for the top six remaining free agents! 3B Mike Moustakas Coming off a 2.5 WAR season, Mike Moustakas … Continue reading Final Predictions For Top Remaining Free Agents

Minnesota Twins Offseason Tracker and Analysis

After making the playoffs in 2017, the Twins regressed in 2018, finishing 78-84. The talent is still in place though, and with better seasons from Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano, a playoff push could be in reach with improvements in the lineup and in the bullpen. Current State: Playoff Contender Twins Sign 2B Jonathan Schoop The Twins have signed second baseman Jonathan Schoop to a … Continue reading Minnesota Twins Offseason Tracker and 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

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