Kirby Yates Signs With Atlanta Braves

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Relief pitcher Kirby Yates has signed a two-year deal with the Atlanta Braves. Terms of the deal include $8.25 million in guaranteed money along with a $5.75 million option for a third year. A buyout of $1.25 million is packaged with this option. Yates, along with fellow signee Manny Pina, has agreed to donate 1% […] READ MORE



Toronto Blue Jays Add Kirby Yates

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The Toronto Blue Jays have bolstered their bullpen with former All-Star Kirby Yates. The 33-year-old pitcher is one of the better relievers left on the free agent market despite a quiet 2020.  He joins a team that is eager to compete. Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic announced the signing Tuesday evening on Twitter. The deal […] READ MORE


San Francisco Giants: Top 10 Closer Options

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The San Francisco Giants need to solidify the back end of their bullpen and it starts with a solid closer.  The Giants relievers lost several ninth-inning leads, which ultimately thwarted their 2020 playoff hopes.  Nothing is more frustrating for a team than blowing a game in the ninth inning that you should have won. Manager […] READ MORE


New York Mets 2020 Off-Season Preview

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The New York Mets enter the 2020-21 off-season so much new excitement with Steve Cohen as the new owner. These next few months should be very different as Cohen has been adamant about spending his money. Cohen has said he would not spend like a drunken sailor. Instead, he is more interested in putting the […] READ MORE


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


Josh Hader, Aroldis Chapman Named Relievers of the Year

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Hader, Chapman Named Relievers of the Year Josh Hader Wins Trevor Hoffman NL ROTY Milwaukee Brewers lefty Josh Hader was declared the best reliever in the National League on Saturday. The 25 year old had yet another dominant season, putting up a 2.62 ERA, which is incredibly the worst number of his career. He was […] READ MORE


Trade Deadline to Make or Break Boston Red Sox Season

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As the MLB trade deadline fast approaches, the Boston Red Sox are one of the teams to keep an eye on. After a first half that nobody expected, they now sit ten games behind the division-leading New York Yankees. In a World Series defending season, Sox fans would’ve had much larger aspirations for this team. […] READ MORE


Will Kenley Jansen Remain Los Angeles Dodgers’ Closer?

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The Los Angeles Dodgers have a problem: Kenley Jansen. Despite being far and away the best team in the National League, their bullpen has plagued them for all of 2019. There have been stretches where guys like Pedro Baez and Joe Kelly have been straight-up dominant, but the pen never seems to be in sync, […] READ MORE