Free Agent Profile & Prediction #18: Austin Romine

Austin Romine, not to be confused with his brother Andrew, is becoming a free agent this offseason after spending 2020 with the Detroit Tigers. In the 2020 season, Romine saw a large drop off in his production, after posting a .748 OPS in 2019, it dropped all the way down to .582 in 2020 andContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #18: Austin Romine”

Texas Rangers Acquire Nate Lowe From The Tampa Bay Rays

In an underrated move that occurred right after the Rule 5 draft, The Texas Rangers swung a trade for Tampa Bay Rays backup first baseman/third baseman Nate Lowe. The 25 year old Lowe, is a career .251/.322/.447 hitter with a .770 OPS in 245 career plate appearances. Lowe has seen a consistent trend of BarrelContinue reading “Texas Rangers Acquire Nate Lowe From The Tampa Bay Rays”

RANKED: Each Teams Second Baseman Going Into 2021

Continuing on with the series of each teams position strengths ranked, we head to second base, where in all honesty, there is not a significant amount of talent built up here. While there are definitely some stand outs, overall, the strength of the position has seen a good deal of young player start at second,Continue reading “RANKED: Each Teams Second Baseman Going Into 2021”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #17: Rene Rivera

The 37 year old Rivera enters free agency for the TWELFTH time in his career, having played for the (you ready?): Mariners, Twins, Padres, Rays, Mets, Braves, Cubs, Angels, and a part of a spring training with the Giants. The career .221/.272/.353 hitter leaves a good deal to be desired with the bat, having aContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #17: Rene Rivera”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #16: J.T. Realmuto

One of the two largest free agents of the 2020-2021 MLB free agent class, Realmuto is the best catcher in baseball, and is due for a huge payday. The soon to be 30 year old catcher, is a career .278/.328/.455 hitter with a .783 OPS, but in the past three seasons, he has not seenContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #16: J.T. Realmuto”

Mariners Sign Chris Flexen to a 2 Year Deal

The Seattle Mariners signed RHP Chris Flexen today to a two year 4.75 million dollar deal, with incentives built into the contract. Flexen, who spent parts of seasons in 2017-2019 with the New York Mets, totaled 68 innings pitched with a career ERA of 8.07. While to put it lightly, Flexen was horrible in hisContinue reading “Mariners Sign Chris Flexen to a 2 Year Deal”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #15: Wilson Ramos

Ramos, the two time all-star enters free agency as a 33 year old, and looking to bounce back from a subpar 2020 season, that saw him finish with a .684 OPS. Ramos has been an under the radar catcher in his time in the big leagues, being a career .274/.321/.434 hitter with the Nationals, Rays,Continue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #15: Wilson Ramos”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #14: Josh Phegley

Josh Phegley enters the free agent market for the second time in the last two seasons, being a career backup catcher, outside of his lone season in which he played more than 73 games. 2019 saw Phegley become Oaklands primary catcher, and posted a solid SLG percentage, but struggled to get on base, and sawContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #14: Josh Phegley”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #13: Yadier Molina

The 38 year old future Hall of Famer Yadier Molina, will enter free agency for the first time in his major league career, after spending the last 17 seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals, and becoming an all time great with the franchise. Molina suprisingly, has been pretty average with the bat in his career,Continue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #13: Yadier Molina”

Carlos Santana Signs With The Kansas City Royals

The Royals just officially announced the signing of veteran 34 year old first baseman Carlos Santana, to a 2 year 17.5 million dollar contract, with incentives. Santana is coming off of a down year in 2020, but still found a way to contribute, posting a league leading 47 BB, leading to a high .349 OBP.Continue reading “Carlos Santana Signs With The Kansas City Royals”