2018 American League Regular Season Predictions

West Houston Astros: 100-62 No doubt a juggernaut, especially when they will get Verlander for the whole season and have an addition in Gerrit Cole. The defending champs should keep rolling, as other than Wild Card type teams at best in the Angels and M’s there is no competition in that division. Los Angeles Angels: 87-75 Clearly this LA team means business after the offseason they had. After the additions of Cozart and Kinsler the Angels have one of the deepest lineups in baseball. Speaking of deep, their whole major league roster is deep, that is if the pitching staff Continue reading 2018 American League Regular Season Predictions

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2018 National League Regular Season Predictions

West Dodgers: 95-67 Only weakness may be the bridge to Jansen as Morrow is now a Cub. They will have to depend on another great season from Wood or a great season from another starter to backup Kershaw. However, a mid-season return from Urias could be perfect timing as the Dodgers schedule gets tough the last 3 months. Rockies: 89-73 A second season with Black at the helm of this young talented pitching staff and add Davis and Shaw to lead the bullpen, while the massive lineup supporting them is just too much to look away from. In addition young Continue reading 2018 National League Regular Season Predictions

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2018 Hall of Fame Ballot

The following is my ballot listed from most obvious to least obvious worthy of the Hall: Roger Clemens, Chipper Jones, Jeff Kent, Billy Wagner, Vladimir Guerro, Omar Vizquel, Trevor Hoffman, Manny Ramirez, Fred McGriff, Edgar Martinez. Like many years prior the ballot is stock full of talent that entertained the baseball world to the fullest at the height of their careers. However, due to the long list of possible deserving candidates some cuts had to be made. The Hall is for players, coaches, executives who have made a difference in baseball throughout history in their own ways that will be remembered Continue reading 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot

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Yankees Make an Expected and Potentially Superb Manager Hiring

For several weeks now their has been heavy speculation surrounding Aaron Boone as the favorite to land the Yankees managerial job. So, it is no surprise that the announcement has finally been made. However, the surprising aspect of it all, is the transition of types of managers the Yankees are making. Joe Girardi was at the helm of the prestigious organization for ten seasons. During that time the Yankees won one World Series Title and made the playoffs six times. Before Girardi was with the Yankees he had a dense resume as a coach. The manager before Girardi, Joe Torre, also Continue reading Yankees Make an Expected and Potentially Superb Manager Hiring

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