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Japanese superstar two-way player Shohei Otani is one of the hottest free agents on the market this season. (Courtesy of Twitter)

MLB Free Agent Breakdown, Part III

December 6, 2017

By Evan Biancardi The free agent market continues to drag on, but on the bright side, it gives us more time to predict where players will land. Even though only a few players have signed, it is likely that once one big name f...

Shortstop Zack Cozart is one of the best free agents available this offseason (Courtesy of Twitter).

MLB Free Agent Breakdown, Part II

November 29, 2017

By Evan Biancardi Last issue, I looked at the available catchers, first basemen and second basemen on the free agent market. So far, not a single player has been signed, but there are several shortstops, third baseme...

Edgar Martinez rounds the bases following

On Edgar Martinez

November 29, 2017

By Jack McLoone In this space last year, I made an impassioned defense of Tim Raines and his Hall of Fame credentials. He ended up getting voted in. Now, I turn my sights to another under-appreciated player that ...

Eric Hosmer is one of the most sought-after first base free agents (Courtesy of Twitter).

MLB Free Agent Breakdown

November 15, 2017

By Evan Biancardi After a historic regular season and a postseason that went down to the wire, it is officially the Major League Baseball offseason. As front offices scramble to improve their rosters, let’s take a ...

This year's World Series proved to be just as, if not more thrilling than last year's final bout.

Wild West World Series

November 8, 2017

By Evan Biancardi For the first time since 2002, the World Series featured a seventh game for consecutive seasons. This time, it was the Astros who came out on top, as they defeated the Dodgers 5-1 in the decisive game. It was Houston...

Yuli Gurriel added a hint of controversy to a fun World Series.

Best World Series Ever?

November 8, 2017

By Peter Valentino Last year, I wrote an article on how great the 2016 World Series was and where it ranked in history. I talked about how television ratings doubled compared to the 2015 World Series, going from an average of 14 mill...

Justin Verlander was a late but key addition for the Astros' postseason run.

World Series Preview

October 25, 2017

By Evan Biancardi So, it looks like my World Series prediction couldn’t have been more wrong. After a crazy postseason through the Championship Series, it will be the Astros and Dodgers competing in the Fall Classic...

Mickey Callaway was introduced as the Mets' 21st manager on Monday.

Oh Mickey, Your Team Ain’t Fine

October 25, 2017

By Peter Valentino The Mets introduced their 21st manager on Monday: Mickey Callaway, the former pitching coach of the Cleveland Indians. At the podium, the 42-year-old showed great energy and excitement, eager to cal...

Joe Girardi does not deserve the heat he gets from Yankees fans.

In Defense of Joe Girardi

October 18, 2017

By Peter Valentino After mismanaging Game 2 of the ALDS, Yankees fans expressed their anger with manager Joe Girardi loudly. Many called for him to be fired after the series was over, which was supposed to come relatively soon, un...

Jose Altuve has real claim to the American League MVP.

Making the MVP Case for Altuve

October 18, 2017

By Evan Biancardi It’s hard to argue with those who say that Mike Trout is the game’s best player, and while his consistent MVP-type numbers may solidify his claim, one can easily make the case for another player...

Corey Kluber and other postseason starters are on much shorter leashes this year.

Starting Off on a Bad Foot

October 11, 2017

By Evan Biancardi For years now, baseball analysts have stressed the importance of a team’s bullpen and the ability to turn a wild card team into a World Series champion. There’s no debating the effectiveness of the guys pitching ...

Zach Britton and the Orioles bullpen was a major reason for their 2016 success despite poor starting pitching. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Bombs and Bullpen

October 4, 2017

By Peter Valentino A lot of Mets fans were disappointed in the returns on the trades made in July and August of this year. Essentially every trade return was some level of relieving prospect and while most Mets fans were underwhelmed wi...

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