Category Archives: Free Agency and Trades

TRADE DEADLINE REVIEW

I will keep track of everything happening this month here. Boston smartly extended their closer at bargain prices. Matt Barnes is from New England and was willing to take a hometown discount. Pointless move by Atlanta, but a good one for the Chicago Cubs. Atlanta should just sell, but at least Chicago got something for free agent-to be Joc Pederson.

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2020-2021 OFFSEASON ANALYSIS I

I‘m focusing on the most important transactions. Weird early move by Houston. Yuli Gurriel is not worth that contract and wouldn’t even come close to it on the open market. Logical move by Boston to fire manager Ron Roenicke, as he was terrible. They never should’ve been that bad this season. The Chicago White Sox surprisingly fired manager Rick Renteria,

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK

The New York Yankees got their ace. Gerrit Cole is now a New York Yankee. The Bronx Bombers are now the favorites to at least win the pennant next year. The biggest losers are the Los Angeles Angels, who failed to get starting pitching help that they needed yet again. I’m personally glad because I’ve been predicting this signing and

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ANALYZING THE CINCINNATI/CLEVELAND/SAN DIEGO BLOCKBUSTER

Cincinnati, Cleveland and San Diego just pulled off a blockbuster trade. Cleveland can actually afford to take the hit to their rotation and now suddenly have a loaded lineup. Trevor Bauer wasn’t pitching particularly great this season and would be traded in the offseason anyway. Yasiel Puig is a rental, but they get a nice long-term piece in Franmil Reyes.

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