Lee Says He Will Not Negotiate During Season

Derrek lee says he will not negotiate a new contract during the season. I believe this works for both Lee and the Cubs.

Is Ryan Dempster Underrated?

Ryan Dempster made the conversion from closer to starter for the 2008 season. This conversion was a success as he won 17 games with an ERA of 2.96. He followed up his 2008 season by posting an ERA of 3.65 […]

Is the Mainstream Media Doing a Good Job?

Since I have a better understanding of baseball, there is one trend I have noticed and that is the more I learn about the game, the more I realize that those in the mainstream media are wrong. I see this […]

The Curious Case of the White Sox DH

This summarizes the current DH situation for the Chicago White Sox for the 2010 season.

2010 Offseason Review: AL East

AL East Baltimore Orioles Key losses- Chris Ray, Danys Baez Key additions- Kevin Millwood, Garrett Atkins, Mike Gonzalez Off-season grade- C+ Justification- Kevin Millwood provides some leadership for the Orioles young staff. He’s also very durable and that should keep […]

2010 Offseason Review: AL West

AL West Los Angeles Angels Key losses- Vladimir Guerrero, John Lackey, Chone Figgins, Darren Oliver Key additions- Hideki Matsui, Joel Piniero, Fernando Rodney Off-season grade- C Justification- Losing Lackey hurts, but if Piniero can pitch like he did in 2009 […]

2010 MLB Off-Season Review: AL Central

Chicago White Sox Key losses- Scott Podsednik, Jermaine Dye, Chris Getz, Octavio Dotel Key additions- Juan Pierre, J.J. Putz, Mark Teahen, Andruw Jones, Omar Vizquel Off-season grade- B- Justification- They did improve the outfield defense by letting Jermaine Dye go. […]

Sheets to Oakland

The Oakland Athletics signed former Brewers pitcher Ben Sheets to a one-year, $8 million contract. This is a surprising move by Billy Beane considering he likes to sign players on the cheap and this signing is anything but cheap. All […]

2010 MLB Off-Season Review: NL West

Arizona Diamondbacks Key losses- Doug Davis, Max Scherzer, Eric Byrnes Key additions- Edwin Jackson, Bob Howry, Kelly Johnson, Adam LaRoche Off-season grade- C+ Justification- I don’t quite understand trading Max Scherzer for Edwin Jackson. I feel Scherzer is a better […]

2010 MLB Off-Season Review: NL East

Atlanta Braves Key losses- Javier Vasquez, Kelly Johnson, Rafael Soriano, Mike Gonzalez, Garrett Anderson, Adam LaRoche Key additions- Billy Wagner, Melky Cabrera, Troy Glaus, Takashi Saito Off-season grade- B Justification- I feel they upgraded the bullpen with the addition of […]

2010 MLB Off-Season Review: NL Central

Chicago Cubs Key losses- Rich Harden, Milton Bradley, Kevin Gregg, Aaron Miles, Aaron Heilman. Jake Fox Key additions- Carlos Silva, Marlon Byrd, John Grabow (re-signed) Off-season grade- C Justification- Considering the circumstances I think the Cubs have come out okay […]

Is Run Prevention the New Moneyball?

Jack Zduriencik inherited quite a mess when he took over the General Manager for the Seattle Mariners following the 2008 season. He took over a team that won 61 games in 2008. That team was the first team in MLB […]