Patrick and Casey whip around the divisions landing on the first week’s most compelling – the NL East. Pablo Sandoval is discussed. Also, baseball trivia! Continue reading Bullpen Banter: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Patrick and Casey bring Bullpen Banter back to life! They discuss the Bautista slide controversy, McCutchen batting second, stories about Story and their World Series predictions. Continue reading Bullpen Banter: The Banter is Back!
By Isaac Marks and Casey Boguslaw In a new weekly column, Contributors Isaac Marks and Casey Boguslaw play catch with a topic around baseball. This week, they look at the Hall of Fame. Isaac Marks: The votes are in and … Continue reading Playing Catch: Hall of Fame Reaction
By Casey Boguslaw Start of the outfield run It has been almost a full month since Jason Heyward signed with the Cubs and everyone believed that the other outfield free agents would soon follow. The stalemate finally ended this morning … Continue reading Royals Re-sign Alex Gordon – Three Takeaways
By Isaac Marks The Colorado Rockies are still climbing their way out of a seemingly never-ending state of limbo. For six years, they were in that terrible middle ground with not enough talent to compete but just enough talent to give … Continue reading Solving Coors’ Conundrum: The Bridich Theory
By Matt Mirro After a relatively quiet offseason thus far (Minus Starlin Castro) Yankees fans were crying foul. But on Monday General Manager Brian Cashman shook the baseball world by acquiring four-time National League All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman from the … Continue reading With Potentially One of the Best Bullpens Ever, Yankees Should Forego Set Roles
Each week our writers go round the table to give their thoughts on the biggest stories or questions in baseball. What team has the biggest needs to fill to be a contender once again in 2016? Isaac Marks- Baltimore Orioles: The Orioles are at a crossroads. They have some young cornerstones in Manny Machado, Kevin Gausman and Dylan Bundy and All-Star veterans like Adam Jones and Matt Wieters, but that’s not enough to contend. JJ Hardy is a decent shortstop, Jonathan Schoop is a young second baseman with some pop and recent acquisitions Mark Trumbo and Hyun-soo Kim fill in … Continue reading Writer’s Roundtable: Team With Biggest Offseason Needs
By Patrick Brewer, Managing Editor This is the first in a new weekly series that will be highlighting up and coming prospects from around Minor League Baseball. On December 2nd, the Padres made a trade with the Oakland Athletics, sending … Continue reading Weekly Prospect Spotlight: Jabari Blash
By Patrick Brewer, Managing Editor So far this offseason has truly been one to remember. While there are still quite a few big names left in free agency, most of the biggest names have already been signed. On the trade … Continue reading Top Five Trades of the Offseason So Far
By Adam Brown The ink is barely dry but the Dodgers have made their first big dip into the free agent pool this offseason, signing left-handed pitcher Scott Kazmir to a 3-year $48 million deal. The rotation, an obvious glaring … Continue reading Scott Kazmir Signs with the Dodgers- Three Takeaways
By Patrick Brewer, Managing Editor Every year the Pittsburgh Pirates employ the same, or at least a similar, strategy. Given their small market status, and their inherent inability to spend big on free agents, the team scours the market for … Continue reading Doug Fister: The Next Pirates Project?