Baseball has entered center stage in the last several months with a couple of high profile cases of players who were either accused or convicted of sexual abuse or assault on women. The first is Luke Heimlich of the Oregon State. He plead guilty to sexual abuse of his neice
The trade dealine was more active than any in recent memory. If you could the period going back to June, this could be the most active trade market ever. Of course, the trading season isn’t done, but people love Monday morning quarterbacking. This edition is a little different than most.
Every team hopes to change their fortunes one way or another at the non-waiver trade deadline. Of course, trading season isn’t done yet, but this July 31st deadline was one of the most active in years. Obviously, we won’t know definitively who won the deadline for years to come, but
Two deals went down early in the afternoon on Monday. There will still be a bevy of action between now and the Tuesday deadline (as of this writing) but both of these trades could have long-term fantasy effects and they definitely will affect real baseball. One of the deals was
Another day goes by and another couple of deals go down. In the past, we have covered each deal individually and when a deal is significant enough we might do that. Friday afternoon saw a couple of middle infielders move to contenders when the Twins dealt Eduardo Escobar to the
Usually, we see the kind of activity we saw on July 26th on deadline day. In total, five trades were consummated. Our job here is to pinpoint which ones actually impact you. With all defefence to Martin Maldonado, I don’t think that move really moves the needle much. Joakim Soria
Every time we cover outfielders we get to a point where we have to make a strategic decision. Do we cover each position specifically or do we cover all outfielders together? Each time I seem to make a different decision based on the needs of the time. Usually I go
The Manny Machado deal may have opened the floodgates as contenders rush to improve their roster. The Cleveland Indians’ needs have been more on display than most contenders as they have blown some high profile games so far this season. A part of that is natural bullpen volatility and part
The Dodgers completed the most significant trade of the 2018 season when they traded five prospects to the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for shortstop Manny Machado. We knew something was going on when all-star outfielder Matt Kemp pretended to take a selfie with Machado during the all-star game. The deal
We have passed the halfway point of the season and are rapidly approaching the all-star break. That is always a good time to take a look at each position to check in and see how things are going. We have updated the numbers through July 4th according to total points.