An evaluation of a first baseman’s performance starts and ends with offensive production; first basemen do not get high marks for defense and their defense rarely ever makes enough of a difference to matter to the team, so this is solely a bat-first position.Read more "Best of the Decade: First Base"
Jose Martinez, Michael Wacha, and Tim Lincecum headline my players to watch in 2018.Read more "Players to Watch for in 2018"
It was a tale of two halves this year for the Cubbies. The season started off a little rocky. The team as a whole ranked in the middle third for both offense and pitching in the first half, but rectified that in the second half thanks to reigning MVP 3B Kris Bryant turning it on (.269/.399/.529 first-half triple-slash; .325/.421/.548 second-half).Read more "2017 Recap: NL Central"
Charlie Morton, Brandon Finnegan, and Kendall Graveman are all on the verge of a true breakout.Read more "Three Hot Start Pitchers that’ll Stay Hot"