Status of Triston Mckenzie Going Into 2021

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Last week, the Cleveland Indians announced three non-tender moves prior to Wednesday’s deadline. Cleveland announced that they did not tender a contract to outfielders Tyler Naquin and Delino DeShields along with starting pitcher Jefry Rodriguez. The moves were done as part of the organization’s goal of trimming payroll following the 2020 season. While the Indians […] READ MORE


MLB Free Agency: The Walk Year

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Free agency changed the very fabric of baseball more than forty years ago. The champions of that battle, Curt Flood and Marvin Miller are ever-fading memories to those of us old enough to remember it. Younger fans are lucky to know anything about it all. But all fans know free agency as a fixture of […] READ MORE


Minnesota Twins Outright Eddie Rosario

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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 […] READ MORE


Mike Chernoff and the Meaning of Playing Catch

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The tradition of playing catch is one that dates back to many years ago. After all, it was likely that tradition that sparked the idea behind the game of baseball. Children would play catch with one another in the street, at a local park, or virtually anywhere they had room to do it. Furthermore, children […] READ MORE


MLB MVP Winners Announced

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MVP Award Winners Announced Thursday, the National League and American League Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award winners were officially announced. Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox won the AL MVP Award. Meanwhile, Freddie Freeman of the Atlanta Braves won NL MVP. There were many worthy candidates for the MVP Award in both leagues this […] READ MORE


Seattle Mariners 2020 Season Review

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2020 In Review: Seattle Mariners The Seattle Mariners concluded the 2020 season with a 27-33 record or a .450 winning percentage. Among the rest of the American League West, that put Seattle third overall. In comparison, the Oakland Athletics who won the division finished the regular season nine games ahead of the Mariners. Under the […] READ MORE


Five Possible Landing Spots For Trevor Bauer

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After declining a one-year, $18.9 million dollar qualifying offer from the Cincinnati Reds, Trevor Bauer is set to be a free agent in search of a big payday. Bauer chose the perfect time to have a career year, as the likely NL Cy Young award winner put up an outstanding 1.73 ERA (2nd best in […] READ MORE


2020 Kansas City Royals Season Review

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Royals 2020 Season In Review The Kansas City Royals concluded the regular season with a 26-34 record. That was good enough for fourth place in the American League Central. In contrast, the Minnesota Twins won the division with Kansas City ten games back of first place. Among the rest of the division, the Royals finished […] READ MORE


Indians Decline 2021 Option on Brad Hand

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Brad Hand Likely to Find a New Home for 2021 Season Thursday, the Cleveland Indians officially declined the 2021 option on reliever Brad Hand. First with the news was Zack Meisel on Twitter. The Indians have placed Brad Hand on outright waivers with the intention of declining his $10 million club option if he goes […] READ MORE


Chicago White Sox 2020 Season Review

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The Southsiders gained some significant traction in their quest for a championship in 2020. In their first legitimate contending season since 2008, the White Sox finished 35-25 in the historical, shortened 2020 season. At one point, the White Sox held the AL’s #1 seed before a regression down the stretch. A few standouts, an AL […] READ MORE