You Won’t Guess Who Could Be The Highest Paid MLB Players Of 2020

The 2020 MLB season is still in question. The most difficult part of getting the season to happen is payroll negotiations. Do players make their full salaries? Half-salary? Or will the whole season be cancelled (players would make less than one-twentieth of usual salary)? This is a situation the MLB and the players have never … Continue reading You Won’t Guess Who Could Be The Highest Paid MLB Players Of 2020

MLB Explores Radical Division Realignment for 2020: A Season Like No Other

Nothing is official yet on the 2020 MLB season, however MLB seems to be doing everything it can to find the best case scenario for players and fans. USA Today Sports reported a new a radical plan that could be used for the 2020 season. The plan would have all 30 teams return to their … Continue reading MLB Explores Radical Division Realignment for 2020: A Season Like No Other

The White Sox are Winning 2020 Free Agency

MLB Free Agency is in full swing and no one has been more active than the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox haven’t made the playoffs since 2008, but based on their activity this off-season, the South-Siders are gunning for a postseason berth in 2020. The White Sox have made five signings so far: Dallas … Continue reading The White Sox are Winning 2020 Free Agency

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

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

NL Central Preview: St. Louis Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals Manager: Mike Schildt (1st Full-Season) 2018 Record: 88-74 (3rd in NL Central)    2019 Payroll: $153,876,666 (9th in MLB) Additions: 1B Paul Goldschmidt, RP Andrew Miller Losses: Luke Weaver (Diamondbacks), C Carson Kelly (Diamondbacks), 1B Matt Adams (Nationals), RP Tyler Lyons (Pirates) The Cardinals fans are restless. Three straight years with no … Continue reading NL Central Preview: St. Louis Cardinals

NL Central Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates Manager: Clint Hurdle (9th Season) 2018 Record: 82-79 (4th in NL Central)    2019 Payroll: $59,775,002 (29th in MLB) Additions: SP Jordan Lyles, RP Michael Feliz, OF Lonnie Chisenhall, OF Melky Cabrera Losses: SP Ivan Nova, IF Josh Harrison, SS Jordy Mercer The Pirates are a solid overall team that is going to … Continue reading NL Central Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates

NL Central Preview: Cincinnati Reds

Cincinnati Reds Manager: David Bell (1st Season) 2018 Record: 67-95 (5th in Central)    2019 Payroll: $116,773,214 (16th in MLB) Key Additions: OF Yasiel Puig, SP Alex Wood, OF Matt Kemp, SP Tanner Roark, SP Sonny Gray Key Losses: OF Billy Hamilton (Royals), SP Matt Harvey (Angels) The Reds have been very active in this … Continue reading NL Central Preview: Cincinnati Reds