Baseball

15Nov 2019
Washington Nationals Stephen Strasburg

Posted on November 15, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine After an amazing postseason run that culminated in him being named World Series MVP, it was kind of a no-brainer for Stephen Strasburg to opt-out of his contract with the Washington Nationals and hit the free-agent market. Heading into the 2019 season, it seemed unlikely that Strasburg […]

14Nov 2019
Will Smith

Posted on November 14, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Atlanta Braves mean business this offseason. The club has already made several notable moves, both to bring back key players and free up money. On Thursday, they made another move in hopes of improving their bullpen by signing left-handed reliever Will Smith. The sides have agreed […]

13Nov 2019
Josh Donaldson

Posted on November 13, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine What a difference a year makes. A year ago at this time, third baseman Josh Donaldson was coming off an injury-plagued season and struggling to find substantial offers on the free-agent market. He settled for a one-year deal with the Braves and went on to become an […]

13Nov 2019
Gabe Kapler

Posted on November 13, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine More than a month after the job opened up, the San Francisco Giants have hired their new manager. Tuesday night, the Giants announced that Gabe Kapler will be their new skipper after signing a three-year deal with the club. Kapler will have big shoes to fill, as […]

12Nov 2019
St. Louis Cardinals Adam Wainwright

Posted on November 12, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Veteran pitcher Adam Wainwright isn’t ready to retire just yet. He’s also not interested in playing for any team other than the St. Louis Cardinals, the only major league team he’s pitched for since making his big league debut in 2005. That’s why Wainwright signed a one-year […]

12Nov 2019
Boston Red Sox Dustin Pedroia

Posted on November 12, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Having played just nine major league games over the past two seasons, Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia’s career is very much in jeopardy because of chronic knee problems. When he last spoke publicly, there was subtext that Pedroia was ready to call it a career. […]

11Nov 2019
Anthony Rendon

Posted on November 11, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine With regard to position players, the crown jewel of this year’s MLB free-agent class is third baseman Anthony Rendon. The Washington Nationals made a considerable effort to sign him to a long-term deal over the past year but couldn’t quite hammer out an agreement. Now he’s set […]

10Nov 2019
Houston Astros Gerrit Cole

Posted on November 10, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine While things may be slow right now, it’s only a matter of time until the MLB Hot Stove begins to heat up. When it does, there’s little doubt that starting pitcher Gerrit Cole will be the biggest fish in the pond. He’s coming off an outstanding season […]

04Nov 2019
Milwaukee Brewers Chase Anderson

Posted on November 4, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Toronto Blue Jays are wasting little time in getting their offseason started. On Monday, the club pulled off a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers for starting pitcher Chase Anderson. In exchange, the Brewers will receive minor league Chad Spanberger, a first baseman and right fielder who […]

02Nov 2019
New York Mets Carlos Beltran

Posted on November 2, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Mets are the latest team to fill their managerial vacancy. Friday night, they turned to one of their former stars, naming Carlos Beltran as their new manager. Beltran replaces Mickey Calloway, who was fired following the season after two years in charge of the […]

01Nov 2019
Houston Astros World Series

Posted on November 1, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The MLB offseason is barely a day old. In fact, the 2019 champion Washington Nationals haven’t even had their parade yet. However, there’s no better time than the present to take an early look at next season. Obviously, a lot will change over the winter, but here […]

01Nov 2019
St. Louis cardinals Mike Matheny

Posted on October 31, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine On Thursday, the Kansas City Royals announced a new managerial hire a year in the making. The club has named Mike Matheny as the new skipper, taking over for Ned Yost, who retired at the end of the season. Matheny was hired by the Royals last fall […]

31Oct 2019
Washington Nationals

Posted on October 31, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Having never won a playoff series since their move to the nation’s capital in 2005, the Washington Nationals have come a long way in a short period of time. They were counted out as early as May, faced an uphill battle throughout the postseason, and have ended […]

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