2018 Season Preview

2018 Baseball Season
2018 Baseball Season Surprises
John Lepore - Apr 11, 2018

We are two weeks into the baseball season. As is always the case with a small sample size, there are aberrations. Some may confirm our original expectations, while others seem to be outliers based on previous data. As fans, shortened from fanatics, many are basking in the glow of a great start. Others are wallowing […]

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New York Mets Sign Left-Hander Aaron Loup
Matthew Rothman - Jan 27, 2021

After missing out on Brad Hand twice this offseason, the New York Mets signed Aaron Loup to a one year contract to help cement their bullpen. The Mets have a very right-handed heavy bullpen, and Loup will provide the Mets with a left-hander to go along with Edwin Diaz, Dellin Betances, Trevor May, and Jeurys […]

Starting Pitchers
Three Starting Pitchers Making a Comeback in 2021

Three Starting Pitchers Making a Comeback in 2021 Having a solid pitching rotation is as important in real life as it is in Fantasy Baseball. Many leagues (mostly point-based leagues) are dominated by starting pitchers. Unlike hitters, it’s relatively easy to draft pitchers. This is because it is rare that a great pitcher has a […]

Andrelton Simmons
Andrelton Simmons Signs With Minnesota Twins

Shortstop Andrelton Simmons has reportedly agreed to a new contract with the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday evening. Simmons signs for one year and $10.5 million. The 2020 shortstop free agent class pales in comparison to the 2021 class, and while Simmons is not in the level of that class, he is still a high-value sign […]

San Diego Padres Off-Season
San Diego Padres Add Depth this Off-season

More Off-Season Magic for San Diego Much of the San Diego Padres’ off-season has centered around the big names that bolster their talented roster. Even more telling of their tremendous trades is the depth they’ve added along the way. The Friars added Blake Snell, Yu Darvish, and Joe Musgrove to their pitching rotation, which broke […]

2021 Hall of Fame
2021 Hall of Fame Results Announced

The National Baseball Hall of Fame will induct no individuals that were on its 2021 ballot. This year’s group had numerous high-profile possibilities, but only so many can ultimately get in each year. The announcement came early Tuesday evening. No one elected to Hall of Fame. Schilling misses by 16 votes. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) […]

J.T. Realmuto Re-Signs with the Phillies

According to reports, top-tier free agent catcher J.T. Realmuto has re-signed with the Philadelphia Phillies. Craig Mish of MLB.com was the first to report the deal. The Philadelphia Phillies and JT Realmuto are in agreement on a 5 year $115.5 million dollar contract. Pending physical. Per source. — Craig Mish (@CraigMish) January 26, 2021 Realmuto […]

Cleveland Indians Re-Sign Cesar Hernandez

Cesar Hernandez and the Cleveland Indians Agree to a Deal The Cleveland Indians have resigned second baseman Cesar Hernandez. The deal was first reported by Daniel Álvarez Montes who covers the Venezuelan Winter Baseball League. Jon Heyman of MLB Network later confirmed the deal. Cesar Hernandez agrees to Indians deal pending medicals — Jon Heyman […]

Adam Ottavino
Boston Red Sox Acquire Adam Ottavino from the New York Yankees
Cameron Beall - Jan 25, 2021

Red Sox Acquire Ottavino for PTBNL or Cash Considerations The Boston Red Sox have acquired right-handed relief pitcher Adam Ottavino from the New York Yankees; first reported by Lindsey Adler of The Athletic. The Yankees are also sending right-handed pitching prospect Frank German to Boston in exchange for either a player to be named later […]