Posts From Carter LaCorte

Who is Lucas Luetge? A Deep-Dive into the Yankees’ Surprise Spring Star

The New York Yankees’ Opening Day roster is in, and if you sat out Spring Training, then there is one name that will surprise you. That is none other than Lucas Luetge, who will also have people pronouncing his name wrong (Baseball-Reference has it as LIT-KEY).

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Projecting the Shortstop Free Agency Market Entering 2021

Carter LaCorte takes a deep dive into the upcoming MLB free agency period and predicts landing spots for the top five shortstops available.

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San Diego Padres 2021 Season Preview

The Padres are going to be so much fun. They were last year, when they followed up Manny Machado’s initial year and Fernando Tatis Jr.’s rookie season by finishing 37-23, which was second in the National League. Of course, the rival Dodgers cleaned up pretty quickly, but now general manager AJ Preller is making sure that does not happen again.

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The Top Remaining MLB Free Agents and Why They Are Still Unsigned

The 2021 Major League Baseball season is fast approaching. Opening Day is in under two weeks. So, here are your top remaining free agents, and why they are still available.

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2021 Tampa Bay Rays Top 5 Prospects

When you look at the top prospects in the Rays’ system, there is a perfect blend of acquisitions from great trades, good draft picks, and smart international signings. Let’s take a look at what the defending AL Champs have on the farm.

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Milwaukee Deep Dive: Corbin’s New Mix

The Brewers pitcher that led the team in WAR and finished sixth in NL Cy Young voting last year was not Woodruff, Hader or Williams. It was Corbin Burnes, who was at a much different place in 2019 than ever before.

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2021 Chicago White Sox Top 5 Prospects

A few years of pain have paid off for the White Sox, as Lucas Giolito, Eloy Jimenez, Yoan Moncada, and Tim Anderson have all developed from high-level prospects to MLB stars, or at the very least above-average players. Even after those four have graduated from the system, a plethora of young talent is still left in the system.

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Six Unheralded Relievers to Look Out For in 2021

The 2020 season went by pretty quickly. If you didn’t stop and look around you might have missed it. Today, we’re looking at some guys who you probably didn’t know of before the season, and still might not know. To highlight these unknowns, I’m looking specifically at the position baseball fans know the least – relief pitchers that don’t save games.

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