Gregg Named Closer

The Blue Jays named Kevin Gregg as their new closer. I think this is a nice move for the Blue Jays.

Pirates Batting the Pitcher 8th

Pittsburgh Pirates manager John Russell has decided to bat the pitcher 8th in their lineup and put a combination of Ronny Cedeno and Bobby Crosby in the 9th spot. The objective is to get more base runners on in front […]

The Risk of the Stolen Base

I was watching the Chicago White Sox take on the Minnesota Twins. There was one play during the game that stood out to me. It bothered me in a way as well. The Twins were leading 4-3 going into the […]

Blue Jays Re-Sign Lind

The Toronto Blue Jays signed designated hitter Adam Lind to a four-year $18 million deal last week. The deal also includes a club-option for the years 2014-2016. I think this a good move for the Blue Jays. Lind put up […]

Red Sox Re-Sign Beckett

The Boston Red Sox and Josh Beckett agreed on a four-year $68 million deal earlier this week. This move locks up one of their aces through 2014. Had Beckett reached free agency I think he would have gotten a deal […]

Sweeney’s Breakout Season

Ryan Sweeney quietly had a great year for Oakland in 2009. He was one of the better defensive players in baseball last year. Oakland’s defense should be one of top defenses for the 2010 season.

Wood to Start at Third Base

Brandon Wood is getting the starting third base position. He will be replacing Chone Figgins, which will not be easy. I think this move is a downgrade and could cost the Angels the division.

Blue Jays Make an Under the Radar Signing

The Blue Jays hired sabermetrics expert Tom Tango as a consultant. I think this is a good move for the Blue Jays. This move should make them more competitive in the AL’s toughest division.

Twins Re-Sign Span

The Twins re-signed center fielder Denard Span to a reasonable contract over the weekend. This is a good deal for the Twins moving forward.

Youth Movement in the Bullpen

It looks like the Cubs are going young in the bullpen, which I think is smart on Jim Hendry’s part.

Chris Coghlan’s BABIP

Chris Coghlan had a good season in 2009, but I think regression is coming.

Gordon Beckham for Adrian Gonzalez?

There is a rumor going around about sending Gordon Beckham to the San Diego Padres for Adrian Gonzalez. I think it would be a smart move to acquire Adrian Gonzalez.