San Diego Padres Catch Fire in 2020

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Padres Put a Flame Back In Baseball Over the last couple of decades, the San Diego Padres haven’t had much of a spark. We all remember Khalil Greene’s golden hair that flew from shortstop, the chords from ‘Hells Bells’ that echoed off Petco Park’s walls and homers that Tony Gwynn rocked. But outside of being a […] READ MORE


Most Intriguing MLB Bullpens Heading into the 2020 Season

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Five Relief Units to Watch in 2020 With a 60-game schedule on tap, it’s fair to assume that bullpens are going to be utterly important this season. Maybe more so than ever because every manager is going to be looking for ways to extract as many wins as possible over a 60-game sample. Furthermore, bullpens […] READ MORE


Chris Larson 2020 MLB Free Agents Pitching Staff

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Pitching Staff for 2020 Regular Season With a lull in baseball news and activity, now is the perfect time to take a look back at the past offseason. When doing that, there’s a fun exercise where you can build your own team made up completely of free agents. As such, I will be doing a […] READ MORE


San Diego Padres Sign Reliever Drew Pomeranz

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San Diego Padres Sign Reliever Drew Pomeranz The San Diego Padres have signed Drew Pomeranz to a four-year contract worth 34 million dollars. Pomeranz becomes the second transaction of the day for the Padres who have said they intend to be busy this offseason. Pomeranz Career Drew Pomeranz has had an interesting career. The 30-year-old […] READ MORE


Minnesota Twins Free Agency Wishlist

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Minnesota Twins Free Agency Wishlist Fresh off a 101 win season, the Minnesota Twins head to the offseason with a fantastic core to build around. American League Manager of the Year Rocco Baldelli ran out a record-setting lineup, and their pitching was better than it has been in years. They were also swept out of […] READ MORE


Boston Red Sox 2018 Season Preview

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The 2017 season, as expected, was a strange one for the Boston Red Sox. That vaunted rotation struggled with health and performance. Chris Sale was a revelation, Drew Pomeranz surprised with in his second year with the team, and Rick Porcello regressed beyond any expectation. Everyone else, the myriad who made multiple starts over the […] READ MORE


2017 Boston Red Sox First Half Review: A Tale of Two Teams

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Halfway through the 2017 season, the Boston Red Sox find themselves sitting atop the American League East, 3.5 games clear of the second-place New York Yankees, with a record of 50-39. Not at all shabby. Yet, the Red Sox first half was anything but sunshine and rainbows the whole way. There were some very good […] READ MORE


Red Sox 2017 Rotation Preview

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With their offseason trade for Chris Sale, the Boston Red Sox solidified the top of their starting rotation. Headed into 2017, the Red Sox have Sale, Rick Porcello, and David Price at leading their staff. No other staff in MLB has a better front three. However, as good as that trio is, the four and five […] READ MORE


Inconsistent Pitching Will Keep Red Sox out of World Series

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The Boston Red Sox have won the AL East for the first time since 2013, and will be returning to the playoffs. Their success is due to their offensive production. Their lineup features MVP candidate Mookie Betts, stellar shortstop Xander Bogaerts, outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr., and veterans Dustin Pedroia, Hanley Ramirez, and David Ortiz. Ortiz has been […] READ MORE


A.J. Preller Suspended by MLB

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Major League Baseball announced Thursday that San Diego Padres General Manager A.J. Preller has been suspended as a result of the League’s investigation into the Drew Pomeranz trade with the Boston Red Sox. Preller will serve a 30-day suspension, and will receive no pay during that period. MLB just suspended Padres GM A.J. Preller 30 […] READ MORE