Tag "MLB Hot Stove"

MLB Offseason Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks finished the season 25-35, the second-worst record in the National League. Certainly a bad season, but they are only three years removed from a playoff appearance. What do the D’Backs need to do to get back to the postseason?

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Phillies Now Have No Excuse to Let J.T. Realmuto Go Elsewhere

The New York Mets have signed their catcher in James McCann, and the Philadelphia Phillies remain as the only perfect fit for J.T. Realmuto. Now, there are no excuses for the front office to miss out on the best catcher in baseball.

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MLB Offseason Preview: Cincinnati Reds

The Cincinnati Reds finished at 31-29 and made the playoffs for the first time since 2013. Unfortunately, they couldn’t score a run and were gone after two losses to the Atlanta Braves. What do they need to do to make it back to October?

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MLB Offseason Preview: Tampa Bay Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays had the best record in the American League and made it to their second World Series in franchise history. What can they do this offseason to stay on top of the AL and possibly get that ring?

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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.

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Red Sox Free Agent Target: Taijuan Walker

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.

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Cincinnati Reds: Hot Stove Update As December Begins

It has been more than a full month since the last pitch was thrown in the World Series, and even longer since the Cincinnati Reds took the diamond.

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MLB Offseason Preview: Baltimore Orioles

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?

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MLB Offseason Preview: Milwaukee Brewers

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.

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MLB Offseason Preview: Detroit Tigers

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?

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