Turns out, Bryce Harper is (still) extremely good at baseball! Plus, the Brewers are surprising and the Rockies finally have pitching. What’s going on?
The Wind Up
If we’re testing Eric Thames, we better be testing Chase Headley and Avisail Garcia, too. That and more on the ample amount of stupidity around MLB.
This week, we touch on bad fantasy baseball decisions involving Yoenis CA�spedes, the lack of run support for MadBum, Holland’s return and plenty more.
Price appears to have escaped unscathed while Wright can’t catch a break. And, did Rob Manfred actually say something intelligent regarding pace of play?
Hanley RamA�rez doesn’t have to be David Ortiz, and Kris Bryant looks to improve on an incredible 2016. That and more as pitchers and catcher report.
Bryce Harper gets a massive raise but remains underpaid. Plus, more from arbitration-avoiding weekenda��including what our favorite one-year deal is.
MLB’s offseason continues to drag along, nobody wants to spend money on home run hitters, and Manny Ramirez is going to play baseball again.
Josh Reddick, Jason Castro, and Andrew Cashner have all signed deals, but what else is going on? Plus, we ask YOU to get involved.
Justin Verlander doesn’t win an award, Mike Trout does, and we start freaking out over contracts for relievers for some reason. It’s the MLB offseason!
Cameron Maybin has been in the big leagues for a decade, and has rarely shined. This season, he’ll be taking a shot with his sixth team: the Angels.
Unfortunately, the postseason will eventually conclude. But what it’s shown us, now more than ever, is that traditional managing should take a backseat.
The Pittsburgh Pirates had a disappointing 2016 campaign, but there’s no need to hit the panic button just yet. A healthy Cole and Cutch will go a long way.
Of the AL’s division winnersa��the Rangers, Indians, and Red Soxa��which club poses the biggest threat? And, how much will injuries play a factor?
If there’s one thing we can learn from JosA� FernA?ndez, it’s to enjoy the little things. The big things. Everything. Especially when it feels like we can’t.
As we’ve mentioned before, beauty can be found in the rebuilda��you just need to know where to look, and forget about the narrative.
Most of us love seeing perfect games, but sometimes, common sense takes precedence. Oh, and it’s time to talk about Mike Trout not winning MVP again.
deGrom, Thor, Harvey, Matz, and Wheelera��that is what the Mets’ rotation could have looked like at some point this year. In a perfect world, of course.
We reflect on Desmond Jennings’ time in Tampa, Oswaldo Arcia’s tumultuous 2016 season, and Jeremy Jeffress’ DWI this past Friday. What’s next for all three?