The Arizona Diamondbacks receive Carson Kelly, Luke Weaver and Andy Young from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Paul Goldschmidt. With the Diamondbacks losing AJ Pollock and Patrick Corbin to free agency (along with a few other lesser names), it was easy to justify trading away Goldschmidt to retool
Free agent Trevor Cahill signs a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels worth $9 million. For the Angels, it’s the perfect deal in a sense. Ohtani won’t be pitching for them in 2019 so this can see them through the season without tying them down to anything long term.
Free agent Charlie Morton signs a two-year deal with the Tampa Bay Rays worth $30 million. What are the Rays doing signing a 35-year-old starting pitcher when they don’t use starting pitchers? Good question. The truth is, this could be a very savvy signing which helps push the Rays towards
Free agent Jed Lowrie signs a two-year deal with the New York Mets worth $20 million. And in doing so, has muddied the waters for the fantasy impact of their infield. Firstly, for the Mets it’s a fine move as Lowrie has versatility and is coming off his best season
Free agent Michael Brantley signed a two-year deal with the Houston Astros worth $32 million. Most people expected the Astros to focus their attention on pitching this winter with the departure of Charlie Morton and Dallas Keuchel to free agency and losing Lance McCullers for the 2019 season after he
Free agent Daniel Murphy signs a two-year deal with the Colorado Rockies worth $24 million. The Rockies lost DJ LeMahieu to free agency this off season, so it makes sense they’d go out and get Murphy. However, it’s not likely to be a straight replacement. The belief is Murphy will
The catcher carousel took an unexpected turn when the Milwaukee Brewers parted big money to sign free agent catcher Yasmani Grandal on a one-year deal worth $18.25 million. On the surface, it seems like a strange deal but digging a little deeper, it makes sense for both sides.
The season is upon us. Drafts are complete (or at least most are). All that’s left is to sit back and enjoy proper baseball again. So it’s the perfect time to present to you my 3rd incarnation of “No Way Pedro”. It’s similar to the bold predictions you’ll see swirling
Undervalued pitchers done. Undervalued hitters in the American League done. All that’s left is undervalued hitters in the National League. As before, we’re looking at a player on each team and their current ADP (Average Draft Position) from their average across ESPN, Yahoo, CBS RT Sports, NFBC and Fantrax draft
We’ve covered starting pitchers and who represent the best chance to give us value in drafts so it’s only logical to do the same with hitters. That’s exactly what we’re going to do. As before, we’re looking at a player on each team and their current ADP (Average Draft Position)