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23Feb 2020
Boston Red Sox

Posted on February 23, 2020, by Bryan Zarpentine Ever since they won the 2018 World Series, the Boston Red Sox have been on a downward trajectory. They finished a disappointing 84-78 last season, putting them third place in the AL East and 19 games behind the rival Yankees. They also spent this past offseason trying […]

22Feb 2020
Arizona Diamondbacks

Posted on February 22, 2020, by Bryan Zarpentine The Arizona Diamondbacks have been a tick above average over the past two seasons. The problem is they haven’t been good enough to make the playoffs. This winter, the club resisted the possibility of starting from scratch and rebuilding, choosing instead to make pro-active moves aimed at […]

21Feb 2020
Chicago Cubs

Posted on February 21, 2020, by Bryan Zarpentine The 2020 season figures to be an interesting one for the Chicago Cubs. After a great run with longtime manager Joe Maddon, the club parted ways with their skipper and brought in former catcher David Ross to take the reins. Ross has inherited a team with a […]

20Feb 2020
Atlanta Braves

Posted on February 20, 2020, by Bryan Zarpentine The Atlanta Braves have won the NL East in back-to-back seasons, only to suffer disappointing playoff defeats each year. They are once again positioned to be one of the best teams in the National League in 2020. However, with the NL East looking as strong as ever, […]

19Feb 2020
Houston Astros

Posted on February 19, 2020, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s safe to say that no team in baseball had a worse offseason than the Houston Astros. Not only did they lose ace Gerrit Cole in free agency fresh off a loss in Game 7 of the World Series, but the Astros were also embroiled in a […]

18Feb 2020
Chicago White Sox

Posted on February 18, 2020, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago White Sox have been in rebuilding mode for the past few seasons, but things are finally moving in the right direction. The club saw a 10-win improvement from 2018 to 2019, winning 72 games last season. With another year of development for their young players […]

17Feb 2020
Baltimore Orioles

Posted on February 17, 2020, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s been a long few years for the Baltimore Orioles. Since losing to the Blue Jays in the 2016 Wild Card Game, the Orioles have finished last in the AL East in three consecutive seasons. The good news is that Baltimore has already hit rock bottom, going […]

15Feb 2020
Cleveland Indians Mike Clevinger

Posted on February 15, 2020, by Bryan Zarpentine Keeping their starting rotation healthy was a problem for the Cleveland Indians in 2019, and it looks like it could be a problem again in 2020. On Friday, the Tribe announced that incumbent ace Mike Clevinger underwent knee surgery that will keep him sidelined for the next […]

14Feb 2020
Kevin Pillar

Posted on February 14, 2020, by Bryan Zarpentine Less than a week after completing the trade that sent former MVP Mookie Betts to the Dodgers, the Boston Red Sox have found his replacement. Well, they’ve found another outfielder to help fill in Betts. The club has agreed to a one-year, $4.25 million deal with veteran […]

12Feb 2020
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred

Posted on February 12, 2020, by Bryan Zarpentine With spring training officially getting underway for most teams, Major League Baseball announced several rule changes that will go into effect for the 2020 season. Most of the changes were anticipated because they were previously reported. However, as of Wednesday, the rules changes are now official and […]

11Feb 2020
Boston Red Sox Ron Roenicke

Posted on February 11, 2020, by Bryan Zarpentine The day before the official start of spring training, the Boston Red Sox finally got around to filling their managerial vacancy. Tuesday afternoon, the club officially announced that Ron Roenicke has been named the team’s interim manager. The Red Sox will presumably reassess their options next offseason, […]

11Feb 2020
2017 World Series

Posted on February 10, 2020, by Bryan Zarpentine Major League Baseball is considering a significant change to its playoff format. According to a report published Monday by the New York Post, Commissioner Rob Manfred and company and mulling over an idea that would put 14 of the 30 teams into the playoffs, give teams a […]

09Feb 2020
Emilio Pagan

Posted on February 9, 2020, by Bryan Zarpentine With the start of spring training just a few days away, the San Diego Padres made a move to improve an already strong bullpen. Late Saturday, the Padres completed a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays for reliever Emilio Pagan. In exchange, the Rays will receive center […]

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