San Francisco Giants Sign Matt Wisler

News came out early this morning, that Matt Wisler has agreed to terms with the San Francisco Giants on a 1 year, 1.15 million dollar deal, and the Giants will be able to control Wisler now for well below market value until the end of 2022. Wisler had the first terrific seasons of his careerContinue reading “San Francisco Giants Sign Matt Wisler”

White Sox Acquire Lance Lynn From Texas

The second big trade of the day, coming out just a few moments before midnight on the east coast, as Lance Lynn, one of the bigger pitching trade chips will be headed to the south side. The other players returning to Texas, will be Dane Dunning and another pitching prospect who has yet been named.Continue reading “White Sox Acquire Lance Lynn From Texas”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #12: James McCann

James McCann chose a great time to kickstart his career in the right path, after being a below average catcher for the first five years of his major league career, averaging a .642 OPS. But something changed when McCann got signed by the White Sox in the offseason of 2018 going into 2019. McCann wasContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #12: James McCann”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #11: Jeff Mathis

Next up, is Jeff Mathis, who is entering his age 38 season, and his 17th in the majors, which is astonishing to believe. Mathis made his debut for the Angels back in 2005, and has played for the Blue Jays, Marlins, Diamondbacks and Rangers since then. Mathis is widely regarded as one of the worstContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #11: Jeff Mathis”

Cincinnati Reds Sign Dwight Smith Jr.

News coming out, just moments ago, that the Cincinnati Reds have signed Dwight Smith Jr, after the Baltimore Orioles granted him his free agency in early November. Smith will join the Reds searching for playing time among a team with a plethora of outfield depth and talent. The Reds currently have an outfield that consistsContinue reading “Cincinnati Reds Sign Dwight Smith Jr.”

Free Agency Profile & Prediction #10: Sandy Leon

After a stellar 2016 season with the Boston Red Sox, people were clamoring about the steal the team had just gotten from the Washington Nationals, after Leon hit .310/.369/.476 with a .845 OPS for the team. Since then, Leon has only hit above .200 once, out of the four seasons since that amazing season inContinue reading “Free Agency Profile & Prediction #10: Sandy Leon”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #9: Bryan Holaday

The career long backup catcher, is on the free agent market for the seventh time entering 2021, and he is looking possibly to play for his sixth different team. The career .238/.283/.333 hitter with an .617 OPS has never been much of an offensive threat, never crossing the league average on either hard hit percentageContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #9: Bryan Holaday”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #8: Tyler Heineman

The youngest of the current free agent catchers, Heineman got his first extended look at playing time in 2020 with the San Francisco Giants, hitting to the tune of a .506 OPS. Heineman is an interesting piece moving forward, entering his age 29 season, the catcher has tore up minor league pitching, especially in 2019,Continue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #8: Tyler Heineman”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #7: Dustin Garneau

Dustin Garneau enters free agency as a 33 year old, and a career .202/.288/.338 hitter with a career OPS of .626. All together, Garneau has played for the Colorado Rockies, Oakland A’s, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Angels, and the Houston Astros. The career backup catcher has never totaled more than 130 plate appearances inContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #7: Dustin Garneau”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #6: Tyler Flowers

The soon to be 35 year old, Flowers has seen his playing time as a part time catcher, since coming over in a trade from the Chicago White Sox in 2015. With the rise of production from Atlanta now top tier catcher Travis d’Arnaud, Flowers has seen his production go the opposite direction, managing justContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #6: Tyler Flowers”