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Analysis: Dodgers flex financial muscle, re-sign Jansen, Turner to long-term deals

los angeles dodgers resign kenley jansen, justin turner

With their seemingly unlimited financial capital, the Los Angeles Dodgers are poised to be a big player every offseason for the foreseeable future. Although Los Angeles was conspicuously quiet during the Winter Meetings last week aside from inking SP Rich Hill to a three-year deal, it made a loud statement today by re-signing two of its best […]

Dealin’ Dave Dombrowski strikes again, refuses to watch title window Sale away

chris sale boston red sox

Some people, for one reason or another, simply make things happen. Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski is clearly one of those people. Dombrowski, just like he’s done throughout his career, dipped into his cookie jar of prospects and flipped them for a star player, this time White Sox southpaw Chris Sale. The […]

Corey Kluber’s two-seam fastball and cutter combination provides a blueprint for Trevor Bauer tonight in Game 2

trevor bauer two seam fastball

Last night, the Cleveland Indians rode the steady vessel of Corey Kluber, Andrew Miller, and Cody Allen to victory in Game 1 of the World Series, shutting out a potent Chicago Cubs lineup. While Miller and Allen unleashed their typical electric fastball-breaking ball combination to stifle Chicago, Kluber was able to dominate without a great […]

2016 MLB Team Preview: Oakland Athletics

oakland athletics shortstop marcus semien

This is part of my 2016 MLB team preview series. I will preview each team before Opening Day, unveiling teams in reverse order according to my power rankings. Previous: 30) Braves 29) Phillies 28) Brewers 27) Reds 26) Rockies 25) Padres 24. Oakland Athletics 2015 Record: 68-94, 5th in AL West Key Additions: LF Khris Davis, SP Rich Hill, IF Jed Lowrie, […]

2016 MLB Team Preview: San Diego Padres

San Diego Padres right fielder Matt Kemp

This is part of my 2016 MLB team preview series. I will preview each team before Opening Day, unveiling teams in reverse order according to my power rankings. Previous: 30) Braves 29) Phillies 28) Brewers 27) Reds 26) Rockies 25. San Diego Padres 2015 Record: 74-88, 4th in NL West Key Additions: SS Alexei Ramirez, CL Fernando […]

2016 MLB Team Preview: Colorado Rockies

2016 Colorado Rockies

This is part of my 2016 MLB team preview series. I will preview each team before Opening Day, unveiling teams in reverse order according to my power rankings. Previous: 30) Braves 29) Phillies 28) Brewers 27) Reds 26. Colorado Rockies 2015 Record: 68-94, 5th in NL West Key Additions: CL Jake McGee, LF Gerardo Parra, SU Jason Motte, MRP […]

2016 MLB Team Preview: Cincinnati Reds

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto

This is part of my 2016 MLB team preview series. I will preview each team before  Opening Day, unveiling teams in reverse order according to my power rankings. Previous: 30) Braves 29) Phillies 28) Brewers 27. Cincinnati Reds 2015 Record: 64-98, 5th in NL Central Key Additions: OF Scott Schebler, 2B/CF José Peraza, RP Caleb Cotham, RP […]

2016 MLB Team Preview: Milwaukee Brewers

Milwaukee Brewers Left Fielder Ryan Braun

This is part of my 2016 MLB team preview series. I will preview each team before Opening Day, unveiling teams in reverse order according to my power rankings.  Previous: 30) Braves 29) Phillies 28. Milwaukee Brewers 2015 Record: 68-94, 4th in NL Central Key Additions: 1B Chris Carter, IF Jonathan Villar, 3B/2B Aaron Hill Key Losses: OF […]

2016 MLB Team Preview: Philadelphia Phillies

Philadelphia Phillies 3B Maikel Franco

This is part of my 2016 MLB team preview series. I will preview each team before Opening Day, unveiling teams in reverse order according to my power rankings.  Previous: 30) Braves 29. Philadelphia Phillies 2015 Record: 63-99, 5th in NL East Key Additions: SP Jeremy Hellickson, SP Charlie Morton, SP Vince Velasquez, RP David Hernandez, OF Peter […]

2016 MLB Team Preview: Atlanta Braves

Atlanta Braves

This is the first installment of my 2016 MLB team preview series. I will preview each team before Opening Day, unveiling teams in reverse order according to my power rankings.  30. Atlanta Braves 2015 Record: 67-95, 4th in NL East Key additions: CF Ender Inciarte, SS Erick Aybar, SP Bud Norris, C Tyler Flowers, IF […]

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