Jack Flaherty Has Become the Most Dominant Pitcher in the National League

Ever since they were swept in Oakland and LA near the beginning of August, the Cardinals have been on fire! How have they fueled this latest surge? With around average to below-average stats in all the offensive categories over the last month (21st in batting average, 24th in slugging), the answer is pitching and defense. … Continue reading Jack Flaherty Has Become the Most Dominant Pitcher in the National League

3 Big Weaknesses On Each NL Central Contender

As we near the end of the season, the Cubs lead the NL Central, but the Cardinals and Brewers are within striking distance. As the race heats up, teams look to expose each other's weaknesses. Chicago Cubs 3 Big Weakness The 9th Inning The Cubs middle relief has been great. Kyle Ryan, Rowan Wick and … Continue reading 3 Big Weaknesses On Each NL Central Contender

NL Central Preview: Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs Manager: Joe Maddon (5th Season) 2018 Season: 95-68 (2nd in Central)    2019 Payroll: $210,800,714 (2nd in MLB) Additions: RP Brad Brach, 2B Daniel Descalso, RP Kendall Graveman, RP Xavier Cedeno, RP George Kontos, RP Tony Barnette Losses: 2B Daniel Murphy (Rockies), RP Justin Wilson (Mets), 3B Tommy LaStella (Angels), RP Jesse Chavez … Continue reading NL Central Preview: Chicago Cubs

March Madness Preview, Upset Picks and Bracket Tips

The Madness is finally here! It's the best time of year for College Basketball players, coaches and fans. I have split this post into 3 sections: A quick look at the best offensive/defensive/rebounding teams, upset predictions and bracket tips. Defense Wins Championships School Def PPP Rank eFG% Rank TOV% Rank Texas Tech 87.2 1 42.8% … Continue reading March Madness Preview, Upset Picks and Bracket Tips

NL Central Preview: Milwaukee Brewers

Milwaukee Brewers Manager: Craig Counsell (5th Season) 2018 Record: 96-67 (1st in NL Central)    2019 Payroll: $123,887,500 (14th in MLB) Additions: C Yasmani Grandal, 3B Mike Moustakas (re-signed), OF Ben Gamel, 2B Cory Spangenberg, RP Jake Petricka, RP Alex Claudio, RP Bobby Wahl Losses:  2B Jonathan Schoop (Twins), SP Wade Miley (Astros), RP Joakim … Continue reading NL Central Preview: Milwaukee Brewers