Yasiel Puig Will No Longer Sign With Atlanta Braves

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Report circulated on Tuesday that the Atlanta Braves agreed to bring outfielder Yasiel Puig on board for 2020. On early Friday, Puig announced that he tested positive for Covid-19. His announcement took place on social media, and he revealed that he shows no symptoms. Despite being asymptomatic, the positive test led to a failed physical […] READ MORE


Yasiel Puig Signs With Atlanta Braves

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Yasiel Puig has come to terms on a contract with the Atlanta Braves, according to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com. Puig needs to pass several tests before the contract becomes official, including a physical and preliminary Covid-19 tests. Yasiel Puig is signing with the Braves, per source. — Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) July 14, 2020 Puig in […] READ MORE


Hindsight of Jackie Bradley Jr. for Yasiel Puig

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Back in January of 2018, Alex Speier for the Boston Globe reported that the Los Angeles Dodgers were interested in exchanging an outfielder with Boston Red Sox. The Dodgers would be receiving Jackie Bradley Jr. while the Red Sox would get Yasiel Puig. Although Puig was the superior offensive player, the Red Sox valued Bradley’s […] READ MORE


The Cincinnati Reds are Contenders Once Again

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The Cincinnati Reds are Back The Cincinnati Reds have been busy this offseason. After finishing 2019 with a 75-87 record, they were looking to improve an anemic offense, and boy did they. When the season finished up, GM Dick Williams stated the Reds were going to be big players in free agency, something that’s never been […] READ MORE


Top Available MLB Free Agents: Position Players

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Top Available MLB Free Agent Position Players With Spring Training ready to start there are still some interesting MLB free agents looking for work. Unlike last year where two impact players did not sign until three months into the season this year all of the biggest fishes have already signed their contracts. Last year this […] READ MORE


Three Value Free Agent Signings MLB Teams Should Consider

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As the MLB offseason continues, various dominoes in the free agent market continue to fall. It is always very interesting to see the economics of baseball play out. According to Forbes, MLB operating income nearly doubled from 2014-2018. This is a product of the economics of the game changing, where optimizing value at lower costs […] READ MORE


Looking at the Future of Yasiel Puig

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Yasiel Puig and His Future Now that the offseason is in full swing, it is time to look at one of the biggest names in free agency. For the first time in his career, Yasiel Puig is a free agent, and fans are unclear about where he will go next. With seven years of Major […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection: The 2019 Earl Weaver Awards

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2019 Earl Weaver Awards Welcome to the final regular season edition of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it an entertainment rating […] READ MORE


Tyler Naquin Injury Leaves Hole in Cleveland Indians Outfield

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Tyler Naquin Suffers Torn ACL Making an Incredible Catch Friday Night Just a few days after losing José Ramírez to a broken hand, the Cleveland Indians suffered another blow when Tyler Naquin tore his ACL making an incredible catch Friday night. Naquin robbed Joey Wendle of the Tampa Bay Rays of extra bases to keep […] READ MORE


The Chicago White Sox Rebuild Is Right on Pace

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Fear not, Chicago White Sox fans. Though the record after the All-Star break is disappointing, Sox fans all knew this was coming. The target year of the White Sox Rebuild has always been 2020 and beyond. A team that has Ryan Cordell, Yolmer Sanchez, Welington Castillo, Jon Jay, etc. all getting consistent playing time was […] READ MORE