Posts From Marcos Mendoza

NL West Weekly Recap

National League West the week that was recapped.

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Arizona Diamondbacks 2020 Season Preview

Arizona Diamondbacks are the next team we look at on our team previews. The Snakes are a team on the rise entering the 2020 season in a competitive National League. Filled with a great mix of Youth, and season Veterans the Arizona Diamondbacks are poised for a big season in 2020.

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Arizona Diamondbacks 2019 Season Recap

The 2019 Regular Season is over and the Arizona Diamondbacks have missed the playoffs for the second year in a row. They have not clinched a National League West title since 2013, an NLCS since 2007, or a World Series title since 2001. We will recap the 2019 season and what to look forward to for the 2020 season.

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Mike Hazen needs to cash in on Greinke and Ray.

As we approach the trade deadline Mike Hazen and the Arizona Diamondbacks are in a bit of a bind. The Diamondbacks find themselves at 52-51 3.5 games back of the 2nd place in the National League Wild Card race.

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Best offseason signings at the break

As we hit to the end of the first half we take a look at some of the best offseason signings

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Team Grades: National League West

Los Angeles Dodgers 60-32: 1st place +13.5 GB

Positives:

The pure dominance of their Starting Rotation. Here are the Dodgers starting staff rankings in MLB, ERA (3.19 ) 2nd, FIP (3.42) 2nd, xFIP (3.36) 1st, AVG (.227) 4th, WHIP (1.11) 1st, and K-BB% (19.5%) 3rd. The Dodgers may very well have the best starting staff in all of MLB in 2019. Along with the Elite starting staff, the offense is near the top of MLB as well. The offense has a line of .263/.342/.466, .808 OPS, .203 ISO, 146 HRs, and 466 RBIs. They have true front runners in the NL MVP race with Cody Bellinger and in the NL CY Young race with Hyun-Jin Ryu.

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My 2019 NL All-Star starters

Marcos Mendoza | June 13, 2019 We’re just under a month away from the 2019 MLB All-Star game in Cleveland, so here are my starting nine for the National League squad: CATCHER Yasmani Grandal, Brewers 2019 stats: .282/.381/.544 .925 OPS

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Deep Dive: Bryce Harper

Bryce Harper is one of the most over-scrutinized players in baseball. Let’s stop the outrageous notion that Harper “sucks. Harper has not been off to a great start in 2019 but he’s been quite unlucky this season too.

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Dustin Pedroia’s exceptional career likely coming to an end.

A Red Sox’s beat reporter has announced that the 35-year-old 2B has officially left the Red Sox’s to be with his family. This likely means that his career will come to an end and what a career it was for Pedroia.

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Yadier Molina is NOT a Hall Of Famer

Yadier Molina is one of the games most respected players. Most casual fans would say that Yadi is a slam dunk first ballot HOFer. Do his offensive numbers decrease the chances of him getting into the Hall?

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