Curt Schilling and his curious case for the Hall of Fame

Curt Schilling is undoubtedly one of the greatest pitchers of the last 20 years, and yet this year his MLB Hall of Fame vote took a plunge. To me, that is the biggest surprise of the HOF class of 2017.  I’m not saying he should have been inducted this year, as all three inductees are more than deserving of this prestigious honor.  It’s only Schilling’s … Continue reading Curt Schilling and his curious case for the Hall of Fame

Early 2017 Fantasy Baseball rankings: Second Basemen

Over the next couple weeks we will begin to break down the Fantasy Baseball rankings by position, and after we sort out each individual position we will compile our top-300 list, as well as a 10-team, 25-round mock draft. Here are your second basemen rankings for the 2017 baseball season, including my statistical predictions and the rounds you’ll need to target each player: Jose Altuve (HOU): .327 … Continue reading Early 2017 Fantasy Baseball rankings: Second Basemen

Early 2017 Fantasy Baseball rankings: First Basemen

Over the next couple weeks we will begin to break down the Fantasy Baseball rankings by position, and after we sort out each individual position we will compile our top-300 list, as well as a 10-team, 25-round mock draft. Here are your first basemen rankings for the 2017 baseball season, including my statistical predictions and the rounds you’ll need to target each player: Paul Goldschmidt (ARI): … Continue reading Early 2017 Fantasy Baseball rankings: First Basemen

Early 2017 Fantasy Baseball rankings: Catchers

Now that Fantasy Football is over, it’s time to turn our focus onto our preparation for the upcoming Fantasy Baseball season. We are actually two months away from the World Baseball Classic and Spring Training now, so the beginning of the MLB season is right around the corner. Over the next couple weeks we will begin to break down the Fantasy Baseball rankings by position, … Continue reading Early 2017 Fantasy Baseball rankings: Catchers

An open letter to the Chicago Cubs

Dear Chicago Cubs, Please #BeatLA. Sure, the goal of journalism is to be objective, but in this case it is a dire exception. As a lifelong Giants fan, it is painful to have San Francisco already out of the playoffs already, especially in an even year. The only thing more painful than watching my team blow a 5-2 lead in the 9th inning to end their … Continue reading An open letter to the Chicago Cubs

Arizona Diamondbacks Manager Candidate: Phil Nevin

The Arizona Diamondbacks announced on Monday that manager Chip Hale has been fired. No replacement has not been named and there isn’t even a list of potential candidates yet. The next manager will be hired by the new general manager, who has also not been identified, but that doesn’t mean the speculation has to wait does it? If the Diamondbacks want to promote someone from … Continue reading Arizona Diamondbacks Manager Candidate: Phil Nevin

Arizona Diamondbacks Clean Out Front Office

In a not so surprising series of moves, the Arizona Diamondbacks have fired General Manager Dave Stewart and manager Chip Hale, the team announced on Monday. In addition to the firings, the team has also announced that Chief Baseball Officer Tony La Russa has been removed from that job position, but remains with the organization. The firings come less than 24 hours after the Diamondbacks … Continue reading Arizona Diamondbacks Clean Out Front Office