2018 MLB Draft: Team News, Analysis, History, Schedule

Football Versus Baseball? Heisman Winner Kyler Murray Facing Tough Decision
Seth Bias - Jan 11, 2019

Kyler Murray: football versus baseball. Which will he chooese? Which should he choose? What are the benefits and costs of each decision?

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Chicago Cubs non-tender Kyle Schwarber, Albert Almora Jr.
Noah Barnhart - Dec 2, 2020

The Chicago Cubs have decided to non-tender outfielders Kyle Schwarber and Albert Almora Jr. This is just the start of what looks to be a busy off-season for the organization. The Schwarber move comes as sort of a surprise. There were some talks that he could return, or be included in possible trades. He’s the […]

Corey Knebel
Milwaukee Brewers Trade Corey Knebel to Los Angeles Dodgers

Former All-Star closer Corey Knebel was traded Wednesday by the Milwaukee Brewers to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named or cash. The move came as the Brewers non-tendered three players Wednesday. Knebel had been a non-tender candidate by the Brewers. The #Brewers have traded RHP Corey Knebel to the Dodgers in […]

Colorado Rockies
Colorado Rockies Non-Tender Casualties

The Colorado Rockies have non-tendered several players prior to arbitration. This is increasingly common in baseball. Some of the decisions are related to performance, but it also saves the team some money. The pandemic and lack of financial clarity surrounding the upcoming season will force multiple unpopular personnel decisions over the winter. Let us review […]

Jose Iglesias
Los Angeles Angels Acquire Jose Iglesias

The Los Angeles Angels have acquired shortstop Jose Iglesias from the Baltimore Orioles, according to The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. Iglesias had a career year at the plate in 2020, with a .373 batting average that was 70 points higher than his previous career-high. Overall, he hit .373/.400/.556 with a 160 OPS+ during the abbreviated season. […]

Jose Urena
Jose Urena Could Be a Bullpen Option for the Colorado Rockies

The Colorado Rockies are faced with a pitching staff that has more questions than solutions this winter. Along with that, the money to be spent on solutions is thin at most. So re-stocking a troubled bullpen will take some resourcefulness, creativity, and some risk-taking. The latter of those evidenced by the acquisition of classic hot […]

Potential Fits for Shane Greene
Chris Larson - Dec 1, 2020

Shane Greene Free Agency Potential Destinations Relief pitcher Shane Greene is officially a free agent. Greene is coming off his first full season with the Atlanta Braves and just turned 32 last month. Over a sample of 28 appearances this year, Greene posted a 2.60 ERA with a 3.81 Fielding Independent Percentage (FIP) and 21 […]

Minnesota Twins Outright Eddie Rosario

The Minnesota Twins have placed outfielder Eddie Rosario on outright waivers. The news was first reported by Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic on Twitter. Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario is on outright waivers, sources tell The Athletic. The move is the clearest sign yet he will be non-tendered. Twins essentially giving him chance to be claimed […]

Luke Maile
Catcher Luke Maile Agrees to Deal with Milwaukee Brewers

Defensive-minded catcher Luke Maile agreed to a major-league contract, terms unknown, with the Milwaukee Brewers, according to a report Tuesday. Maile did not play in 2020 after fracturing a finger during a Pittsburgh Pirates intrasquad game. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic was the first to report the deal, which is pending a physical. The Brewers […]