The Most Interesting Qualifying Offer Decisions

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The Qualifying Offer is a one-year deal provided by teams to their free agents. What makes a player eligible to receive it is if they played the entire season with one team and have never received it before. For example, Javier Baez is one of the marquee free agents this winter, yet he was ineligible […] READ MORE


Mets Add Hand off Waivers From Blue Jays

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The New York Mets took a flyer Thursday, claiming lefty reliever Brad Hand off the waiver wire. To make room on the 40-man roster, right-hander Geoff Hartlieb was designated for assignment. The decision to add Hand was yet another unexpected development in what has been a tumultuous week for New York. Hand struggled during his […] READ MORE


Dodgers Win Streak Comes to an Abrupt Halt

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The Los Angeles Dodgers win streak was snapped on Sunday afternoon by the New York Mets. Marcus Stroman threw a gem, throwing his 12th quality start of the season. Stroman gave up two runs on four hits and two walks while striking out six batters in six innings. David Price made a start for the […] READ MORE


Brandon Crawford Earns Two-Year Extension

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As announced Friday, the San Francisco Giants have handed out a two-year $32M extension to their all-star shortstop Brandon Crawford. Crawford, who has never known a different uniform, will remain with his childhood club through at least the 2023 season. The date marks Crawford’s second extension with the Giants, having received a six-year deal back […] READ MORE


Mets Losing Ground Fast in NL East Race

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Following a months-long stretch atop the NL East, the New York Mets now find themselves in a dangerous tailspin. A lifeless 3-0 loss on Sunday to Zack Wheeler and the Philadelphia Phillies capped a disastrous week for New York, losers of seven of their last eight overall. Losing six of those games to the division-rival Phillies […] READ MORE


Colorado Rockies Trade Deadline Review

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The trade deadline came and went for the Colorado Rockies with barely a hint of activity that dissatisfied many. Nobody of note left town, and the only real moves involved undoing some of the moves made under the previous general manager, Jeff Bridich. Colorado went from a playoff contender a few years ago to one […] READ MORE


Javier Baez and Trevor Williams Heading to Mets

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Star shortstop Javier Baez and pitcher Trevor Williams have been traded to the New York Mets. Javier Baez and Trevor Williams to Mets Javier Baez publicly stated that he would love to play with Francisco Lindor, and would only move to second base if he’s playing with Lindor. “If I go to free agency, I’d […] READ MORE


Cubs Matt Duffy Just Keeps Getting The Job Done

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Out of all their offseason moves, signing Matt Duffy might’ve been the best decision of all for the Chicago Cubs. The utility man is the definition of a contact hitter, which is a role that is becoming extinct in today’s game. The Cubs, like many teams, found themselves swinging for the fences far too often last season. They […] READ MORE


The Giants Starting Shortstop In 2022 Will Be…

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There has been a lot of buzz directed at who will be the San Francisco Giants starting shortstop of the future. The shortstop free-agent market at the end of the 2021 season is heavily stacked with talent. And, the Giants’ pockets figure to be among the deepest in the bigs heading into the offseason. The […] READ MORE


What Chicago Cubs Week One Taught Us

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Baseball is back, and fans are in the stands at Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs started their season off with a heavy dose of divisional matchups. Their first three-game series was against the Pittsburgh Pirates. They dropped the season opener but managed to win the final two games of the series. Unfortunately, their showdown with […] READ MORE