We’ve moved into that wonderful period where you can sniff the air and get the aroma of a baseball tingling those nostrils. Spring Training is commencing, which will soon turn into actual games, followed by Twitter clamouring for the meaningful games to begin and bemoaning how long Spring Training lasts.
In the fourth episode of the Turn Two Fantasy Baseball Podcast, Matt (@MattWi77iams) and Sam (@FFStompy) discuss the current state of the second base position, including, but not limited to the following topics: Topics include: – Which elite options are worth a first round pick? – Middle round traps – Late round steals
The Philadelphia Phillies receive catcher J.T. Realmuto from the Miami Marlins in exchange for catcher Jorge Alfaro and pitching prospects Sixto Sanchez and Will Stewart. The Marlins finally traded their only big asset left to the Phillies and received in return the young catcher Alfaro, the best prospect in Philadelphia’s
In the third episode of the Turn Two Fantasy Baseball Podcast, Matt (@MattWi77iams) and Sam (@FFStompy) discuss the current state of the second base position, including, but not limited to the following topics: – What’s up with the NFBC ADP for Javier Baez? – Middle Tier Value – Impact prospects Give
The Los Angeles Dodgers signs outfielder AJ Pollock to a 4-year deal worth $55 million. The Dodgers cleared out some space in their outfield by sending Puig and Kemp (plus Alex Wood and Kyle Farmer) to the Reds which was in essence a dump-off (getting Homer Bailey and two prospects
A list of purported MLB rule change proposals made the rounds Wednesday on the baseball twitterverse. The one that is fairly getting the most attention is the universal DH. The lines have long been drawn on this issue and I understand the majority no longer agrees with my position that
In the second episode of the Turn Two Fantasy Baseball Podcast, Matt (@MattWi77iams) and Sam (@FFStompy) discuss the current state of the first base position including, but not limited to the following topics: Who are the elite 1B in 2019? Can you trust Jesus Aguilar and Max Muncy? Where is the
In the premiere episode of the Turn Two Fantasy Baseball Podcast Matt (@MattWi77iams) and Sam (@FFStompy) give a preview of what’s to come this season on the show. Topics include: – Who the hell are we? – How we are going to help you win fantasy baseball? (Spoiler Alert: We can see
The Minnesota Twins sign free agent Nelson Cruz to a one-year deal worth $14.3 million. The Twins bolster their offense as they aim to return to the playoffs after their somewhat surprising trip there in 2017. In arguably the weakest division in baseball, where the standout Cleveland Indians are favourites
Very late on a Sunday evening in the spring of 1995 I received a phone call with news that left me jazzed for months to come: my extravagant bid of nearly all of my season’s free-agent acquisition budget, which was placed by leaving a message on an answering machine if
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.