With the Yankees not spending money this offseason, it allows them to bulk up when the historic free agent class of 2018 occurs.
It was announced this week that Aroldis Chapman will open spring training as the Yankees' closer. Even with two other great options, this was the correct choice.
Being able to keep late leads generally leads to MLB teams making the playoffs. That's why the teams of these 10 stellar relief pitchers are lucky to have them.
The New York Yankees made some small moves before making two enormous ones, with hopes of returning to the postseason in 2016.
The Cincinnati Reds wanted to get younger and less expensive, and they did that by trading their second best player and their elite closer. How does their offseason grade out so far?
The turning of the calendar from 2015 to 2016 has brought the fans of the Cincinnati Reds despair with a look ahead to an already lost season.
Given that the Reds claim they don't want to add veterans to their young team, Caleb Cotham needs to be considered for the closer's role ahead of J.J. Hoover.
The Cincinnati Reds should pick another left-handed strikeout artist to replace the departed Aroldis Chapman.
The net effect of trading Aroldis Chapman, Johnny Cueto and Todd Frazier is a set of prospects ready to replace those traded away.
Neither Caleb Cotham nor Eric Jagielo will set the world on fire, but both could be major contributors to the 2016 Cincinnati Reds after coming over from the New York Yankees for Aroldis Chapman.