2017 Fantasy Baseball
As we move over to the senior circuit we immediately discover one of the cardinal rules of data. What comes up must go down. It’s nice to look at the lineups in a vacuum and determine that the National League is the far superior league. That would be a lie.
Offseason Overview Everything looked so rosy when the Indians were up three games to one. Two of the next three games would be at home. They had the mojo working and everything. Sadly, their World Series title drought goes on for at least one more season. Still, they didn’t spend
Offseason Overview The Reds continue to try and eek out a rebuild without moving any of their more significant pieces. Dan Straily (SP) was traded to the Marlins for prospects Luis Castillo (SP), Austin Brice (SP) and Isaiah White (OF). Drew Storen (RP) was signed to a one year deal
Offseason Overview The Diamondbacks offseason has been considerably quieter than last year’s big splash. But they’ve continued to seek pitching improvements in acquiring Taijuan Walker (SP) along with Ketel Marte (SS) from the Mariners, sending Jean Segura (SS), prospect Mitch Haniger (OF) and young pitcher Zac Curtis the other way.
Offseason Overview The Braves quietly built a decent lineup for themselves last season. They added Dansby Swanson late in the season to a lineup that already featured Freddie Freeman, Nick Markakis, and Matt Kemp. So, they focused on the rotation in the offseason and they got off to a quick
Offseason Overview They say it’s lonely at the top, but the difference between the Cubs and other past champions is that they legitimately were the best team in baseball. Usually, that’s debatable, but the Cubs led the majors in runs scored and runs allowed. They were the only 100+ game
Offseason Overview The Blue Jays were coming off of two consecutive seasons of competing for the AL Pennant. They had one of the best lineups in all of baseball, but all of that was in jeopardy when Edwin Encarnacion, Jose Bautista, and Michael Saunders all became free agents. The Jays
OFFSEASON OVERVIEW Murphy’s Law had an absolute stranglehold on the New York Mets during the 2016 MLB season. Not only did they lose multiple position players and ⅗ of the starting rotation to season ending injuries, but the organization was also forced to watch the recently departed Daniel Murphy slug
Offseason Overview Is there a team in more limbo than the Tigers right now? Needing only a couple of pieces to really compete again but with already enough pieces to help restock the farm system. The Tigers have chosen to do neither. The club option was taken up on Francisco
Everyone loves lists and the offseason is always the prime time for lists. Unfortunately, lists have their limitations. In the case of rotations, we look at the top five guys according to rosterresource.com and go from there. So, everyone should take these rankings in the spirit that they are intended. This