Predicting the remains of the starting pitching free agent market

        The 2019 calendar year is not over yet, but unlike the last few years, the MLB free agency market has moved very quickly. While there are still some quality position players available, the pitching market is about over, after Hyun-Jin Ryu\’s four year, $80 million agreement with the Blue Jays. Of the 20 freeContinue reading “Predicting the remains of the starting pitching free agent market”

NHL Trade Review: Coyotes acquire Hall

From Sportsnet            The Arizona Coyotes have acquired forwards Taylor Hall and Blake Speers from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for defenseman Kevin Bahl, forwards Nick Merkley and Nate Schnarr, as well as a 2020 1st round draft pick and a 2021 conditional third round pick. The Devils will retain 50% of Hall\’s salary.Continue reading “NHL Trade Review: Coyotes acquire Hall”

MLB Trade Review: Rangers acquire Kluber

         The Texas Rangers have acquired RHP Corey Kluber and cash from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for RHP Emmanuel Clase and OF Delino DeShields Jr.           The reaction that most casual baseball fans had is that the Indians got fleeced. That could be true. Kluber is a two time Cy Young winner, and DeShieldsContinue reading “MLB Trade Review: Rangers acquire Kluber”

MLB Free Agency: Yankees sign Cole

         The New York Yankees have signed RHP Gerrit Cole to a nine year deal worth $324 million. It is the most ever given to a pitcher, and the $36 million AAV is the most for a player ever.          The most obvious question when someone gets $324 million is \”Are they worth it?\”. ColeContinue reading “MLB Free Agency: Yankees sign Cole”

MLB Trade Review: White Sox acquire Mazara

          The Chicago White Sox have acquired OF Nomar Mazara in exchange for CF Steele Walker.           This could be an absolute steal for the White Sox. Mazara is 24, and is already a four year veteran. He is very consistent. He hit exactly 20 home runs in his first three seasons, but hit 19Continue reading “MLB Trade Review: White Sox acquire Mazara”