The Rise and Fall of Joe Mauer’s Value

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There are many ways to value a baseball player. The first and most obvious is his value in play. What a player does in the batter’s box, on the base paths and on defense all go into this value. But there’s more that a player can do than just what he gives to a team […] READ MORE


David Ortiz Hit His 500th Home Run

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In tonight’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz hit his 500th home run for his career. He’s the 27th player to hit 500 home runs in MLB history. After a rough start, Ortiz is turning in a fine season for the Red Sox, entering the night with 32 home […] READ MORE


Detroit Tigers Post-Dombrowski Era

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Once upon a time, not that long ago, the Tigers were one of the worst teams in baseball. In 2003, they set the American League record for losses, at 119. In 2002, owner Mike Ilitch hired Dave Dombrowski as general manager. Dombrowski immediately set out to trying to build a contender, highlighted by his numerous […] READ MORE


Washington Nationals Promote Trea Turner

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In an effort to gain back ground on the Mets in the National League East, the Washington Nationals promote Trea Turner. Turner had played shortstop throughout his minor league career, but has played both shortstop and second base lately, so it looks like he could be used in a utility role, helping slumping superstar shortstop […] READ MORE


Analysing the Indians Trade For Chris Johnson

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With the trade deadline passed, it looked like Chris Johnson wasn’t going anywhere, despite the fact that he and the Atlanta Braves mutually wanted to part ways. Then, with Johnson passing through waivers, the Cleveland Indians stepped in and helped to negotiate a deal after the deadline. So on August 7, the Indians and the […] READ MORE


The Kansas City Royals Go For It

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The Kansas City Royals are in the midst of one of their most successful seasons in team history. This is after already winning the American League pennant last year and coming one run short in Game Seven of the World Series. That Game Seven might still sting a little bit to them, as they decided […] READ MORE


Streaming Pitchers: 8/12/15

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Hello all! Fantasy Baseball can be hard, especially with all of the pitching injuries that occur every year. With that in mind, streaming pitchers can be a viable strategy, even with the risk involved. That’s why I look at splits to minimize the risk and determine the best two starters in any given day that are […] READ MORE



Streaming Pitchers: 8/6/2015

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Hello all! Fantasy Baseball can be hard, especially with all of the pitching injuries that occur every year. With that in mind, streaming pitchers can be a viable strategy, even with the risk involved. That’s why I look at splits to minimize the risk and determine the best two starters in any given day that are […] READ MORE


Streaming Pitchers: 8/5/2015

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Hello all! Fantasy Baseball can be hard, especially with all of the pitching injuries that occur every year. With that in mind, streaming pitchers can be a viable strategy, even with the risk involved. That’s why I look at splits to minimize the risk and determine the best two starters in any given day that are […] READ MORE