How Byron Buxton Can Have a Breakout Season

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Will the 2021 season finally be the breakout one for outfielder Byron Buxton? After being drafted second overall by the Minnesota Twins in the 2012 draft, Buxton’s career so far has been a frustrating one because he has not yet lived up to his potential. Considered the Next Great Twins Player Buxton is one of […] READ MORE


Ramon Laureano Suspension Reduced

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The MLB announced today that Oakland A‘s center-fielder Ramon Laureano has had his suspension reduced. The outfielder was suspended on August 11th, following a brawl between his Athletics and the Houston Astros on August 9th. The brawl started following an exchange of words between Laureano and Astros’ hitting coach Alex Cintron. Impact of the Suspension The reduction […] READ MORE


Lorenzo Cain Provides Sparkling Defense for Milwaukee Brewers

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Lorenzo Cain Provides Sparkling Defense for Milwaukee Brewers Before Thursday’s game between the Milwaukee Brewers and Arizona Diamondbacks, Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said about reigning MVP Christian Yelich, “If I have a chance, I’m gonna make somebody else beat us.” That’s exactly what happened. Yelich’s bat was held mainly in check, as his only hit […] READ MORE


Does Defense Still Matter?

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It all began with Dansby Swanson. Maybe it was hyperbole or maybe they honestly believed it, but Braves broadcasters insisted he was an All-Star. While his bat was on the rise, his defense had taken a step (or several) backward. Ergo, despite the offensive improvements, his value had not changed. But in an era of […] READ MORE