Just over an hour after the 8 p.m. EST non-tender deadline, it was announced that the Los Angeles Dodgers had acquired right-hander Corey Knebel from the Milwaukee Brewers for a player to be named later or cash.
Is Cy Young Winner Trevor Bauer Key to MLB’s Future?
The 2020 Cy Young Award winner Trevor Bauer is a polarizing figure in baseball. Revered by some and disliked by others, his unapologetic outspokenness on every subject as well as a fiery on-field demeanor practically demands attention. Whichever side of the fence you land on, he would not have it any other way, because he is instantly recognizable.
After a disappointing 2020 campaign, the Boston Red Sox are expected to be busy this offseason. Their primary focus will be the pitching staff, which recorded an ERA of 5.58 last season. Fortunately for the Red Sox, there are many options available with Opening Day still months away.
The Baltimore Orioles finished the 2020 season 25-35, one game ahead of the Boston Red Sox for last place in the American League East. Although the season wasn’t great, it was certainly a step forward for the O’s after losing over 100 games the last two seasons. What do they need to do to push the rebuild along?
The Milwaukee Brewers made it to October this season with a 29-31 record. They were promptly swept in two games by the eventual champion Los Angeles Dodgers. They should easily be in the playoff conversation again with a few strategic signings.
The Detroit Tigers finished the 2020 season 23-35 and in last place in the tough American League Central. They will have the third pick in next year’s draft behind the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Texas Rangers as they continue the rebuild. What can the Tigers do to be competitive in their division as well as the AL in general?