With the winter meeting over, thought it would be prudent to check in on the roster and see where we stand. Below is the 41 man roster, one player will need to go when Joe Kelly is officially added to the 40 man roster. That player will come from the second tier of projected minor […]
Without being asked, SABR colleague Chris Chestnut has done a wonderful thing here. ~ In all humility ~ and in great respect for the loss we all suffered in the recent death of analyst/colleague Bill Gilbert, Chris tonight has submitted his own version of the Most Productive Offensive Players in 2018 that Bill Gilbert did […]
Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto completed a three-team trade from his hospital bed https://ift.tt/2Lh2RBM IN AN AEROPLANE OVER THE MOUNTAINS — I’m on my way back to the wonderful Midwest, my 10th Winter Meetings in the rearview mirror. Do planes have rearview mirrors? No? Eh, just go with it. I’m tired. As has increasingly become the […]
2018 Winter Meetings Wrapup https://ift.tt/2PBUame IN AN AEROPLANE OVER THE MOUNTAINS — I’m on my way back to the wonderful Midwest, my 10th Winter Meetings in the rearview mirror. Do planes have rearview mirrors? No? Eh, just go with it. I’m tired. As has increasingly become the case in the past few years, the Winter […]
As was the case last year, the Winter Meetings were light on trades and signings, but here they all are.
If you’ve been on Twitter all day then you’ve been subject to dozens of rumors involving the Los Angeles Dodgers from just as many reporters with nothing to show for it except Chase Utley joining the baseball operations team. We’re going to try to get all the rumors from the day in this article. According […]
As we move to the five and six category version of the fantasy rankings, many of you will notice the top eighteen first basemen are different than they were in the total points list. Unfortunately, different formats often produce different results. This is primarily because of the addition of negative events for total points. Players […]
Over the past week, the MLB has talked about limiting the amount of defensive shifts during games, to allow hitters more of an opportunity to get hits and increase the pace of the game. Shifts are currently at an all time high in todays game and it has affected the […]
The Dodgers could be the biggest wild card in Las Vegas https://ift.tt/2SDY2VD LAS VEGAS — If they were motivated enough — if they were bored enough — the Los Angeles Dodgers could make the types of moves that would rattle the entire industry. They could pluck from their vaunted minor league system, or strip from […]
Lots of moving parts this year with career years (Max Muncy, Jesus Aguilar and even Steve Pearce), down years (Eric Hosmer, Carlos Santana) and injuries (Brandon Belt, Jose Abreu, Greg Bird). Last year, I wasn’t into the Chris Taylor breakout which turned out to be correct, but I’m a little more bullish on Muncy being […]
The 2018 playoffs featured a near seven and a half hour saga that made it to the history books for longest game ever by innings and time, despite all of Major League Baseball’s efforts to shorten the length of the game. MLB executives had their hands tied when Game 3 of the 2018 World Series […]
The Winter Meetings are set to start in Las Vegas in a few days, and what the Dodgers front office will accomplish is anyone’s guess. Fans who are watching other teams make deals can’t wait to see the Dodgers make some deals of their own.
Free agents! Trades! Handsome Managers! Late Las Vegas Nights! Baseball’s biggest offseason event is about to get underway!