Free Agent Profile & Prediction #39: Justin Smoak

The long time power hitting switch hitter Justin Smoak is entering free agency as a 34 year old, coming off of the worst season of his 11 year career. In 2020, Smoak ended with a .176/.250/.361 line with a .611 OPS, split between time with the Milwaukee Brewers and short stint with the San FranciscoContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #39: Justin Smoak”

Red Sox Sign Matt Andriese

The Boston Red Sox have come to terms with RHP Matt Andriese for the 2021 season with a club option for the 2022 season. Andriese will earn 2.1 million dollars for 2021, and with the club option, the contract could go all the way up to just under 7.5 million dollars. This is a surprisingContinue reading “Red Sox Sign Matt Andriese”

Dodgers Sign Tommy Kahnle

The Los Angeles Dodgers are at it again, signing another hard throwing right handed reliever, this time in the form of a two year 5.25 million dollar deal for Tommy Kahnle. Already the Dodgers have picked up Corey Knebel, and picking up Brudsar Graterol, and Blake Treinen last season, it appears that the Dodgers areContinue reading “Dodgers Sign Tommy Kahnle”

Howie Kendrick Retires

Just announced today, Howie Kendrick has decided to call it a career after a 15 year career that saw him end with a .294/.337/.430 line with a .767 OPS. The 10th round pick out of St. Johns River Community College in Palatka Florida, ended up playing for the Angels, Dodgers, Phillies and Nationals in hisContinue reading “Howie Kendrick Retires”

Giants Sign John Brebbia

Just a few moments ago, the Giants came to a deal with free agent reliever John Brebbia for 2021, for a total of only 800,000 for the 2021 season. Brebbia did not pitch in 2020, due to recovery from Tommy John surgery he endured before the start of the 2020 season. When Brebbia has beenContinue reading “Giants Sign John Brebbia”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #38: Travis Shaw

It is easy to forget how good someone is in baseball, especially after a couple down seasons, this is exactly Travis Shaw’s case. From 2015-2018, Shaw averaged a .257/.332/.475 slash with a .807 OPS, those are well above average numbers, and on top of that, collected 92 home runs during those four seasons. But sinceContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #38: Travis Shaw”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #37: Danny Santana

Danny Santana is a steal on the free agent market, if he had the season he had in 2019, in 2020, people would be discussing a multi year deal for around the range James McCann got just a few weeks ago. Santana’s 2019 slash line looked like, .283/.324/.534 with a .857 OPS, all easily careerContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #37: Danny Santana”

Front Runner & Sleeper For MVP From Each Team: NL East

The NL East is up next, a division that has been growing in strength every season, from being dominated by the Nationals and Braves for the past ten seasons, the Mets, Marlins and Phillies are all now in the mix very much for the division. As always, the front runner is the player most likelyContinue reading “Front Runner & Sleeper For MVP From Each Team: NL East”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #36: Pablo Sandoval

The three time World Series champion, and recipient of one of the worst contracts in recent history with the Red Sox back in 2015, coming off of his third title, signed to a five year 95 million dollar contract. Sandoval was an absolute swashbuckler, as he robbed the Red Sox of their money, and inContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #36: Pablo Sandoval”

Front Runner & Sleeper for MVP From Each Team: AL West

Today we will be taking a look at the AL West, a division that is relatively up for grabs in 2020, with the A’s being the favorites, and the Astros and Angels both likely contending, and the Mariners and Rangers currently both moving forward in their rebuilds. As always, the front runner is the playerContinue reading “Front Runner & Sleeper for MVP From Each Team: AL West”