There are not many players in baseball who will be able to replace Seager’s production. Manny Machado is one of the few.Read more "The Dodgers Should Trade for Manny Machado"
This is the second installment in a six-part series in which I will go division by division and recap the biggest storylines of each team’s season. To find the recaps for other divisions, follow the links below. NL East NL Central AL Central NL West AL West All WAR metrics are fWAR unless otherwise stated. […]Read more "2017 Recap: AL East"
I understand that there are “unwritten rules” about baseball, and that if you go hard into second base, you leave yourself open to getting beaned, but the fact of the matter is that throwing at a guy doesn’t solve the issue. It won’t un-injure the player on your team that got hurt. This isn’t a tit-for-tat deal.Read more "If It’s Not Written Down, It’s Not a Rule"
On Wednesday night, Boston SP Rick Porcello was announced as the 2016 AL Cy Young winner. Shortly after the announcement, folks on twitter, most notably Kate Upton, who happens to be Detroit Tigers SP and Cy Young finalist Justin Verlander’s fiancée, let the Baseball Writer’s Association of America know that the Cy Young winner they selected was the wrong choice. After any award announcement people will voice their displeasure on Twitter, but the hate for the BBWAA was well-deserved after they greatly botched this vote.Read more "Porcello shouldn’t have won Cy Young, but Verlander shouldn’t have either"