Category: MLB Free Agents

Mets linked to Rick Porcello (Photo: Boston Globe)
Posted in Analysis Mets 2020 Mets Commentary Mets free agent signings Mets Starting Pitching MLB Free Agents

Mets linked to Rick Porcello: Is that the best you can do, Brodie?

The Mets need a starting pitcher to replace Zack Wheeler. At most, Rick Porcello is a band-aid and a costly one at that…sounds all too…

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Rick Porcello - 2020 Free Agent
Posted in Analysis Mets free agent signings MLB Free Agents Yankees Starting Pitching

Why isn’t Rick Porcello seen as the sleeper for the Mets or Yankees to grab

Rick Porcello is not seen as a household name among free agents in the same vein as Gerrit Cole or Stephen Strasburg. But take another…

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Adam Jones, 2019 Free Agent (Photo:
Posted in Mets free agent signings MLB Free Agents

Mets: Looking For That Final Piece Or Two – Adam Jones Is The Fit

Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen has accomplished the heavy lifting this offseason. But those final pieces yet to come will make all the difference… On…

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Yankee Stadium, Home of the New York Yankees Photo Credit: Where Traveler
Posted in MLB Free Agents New York Yankees Yankees 2019

Yankees: Move Now – Because The 2020 Free Agent Class Is Thin And Old

If the Yankees intend to sign one or two top-flight free agents, now is the time to do it.  The reason? The 2020 class offers only…

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Manny Machado, 2019 Free Agent, Photo Credit: New York Post
Posted in Manny Machado MLB Free Agents New York Yankees Yankees 2019

Manny Machado Would Change The Yankees Franchise Forever

It almost seems like Manny Machado, finding himself in the national spotlight of the playoffs for the first time in his big league career, could…

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Gate 4 entrance,Old Yankee Stadium
Posted in MLB Free Agents New York Yankees Yankees 2019 Yankees Starting Pitching

On Why The Yankees Search For A “Number One” Is Futile

There’s a simple reason why the Yankees will be forced to abandon their search for a number one starter. Almost by design, they don’t exist anymore. …

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The Old Yankee Stadium Original Photo by Steve Contursi
Posted in Analysis Giancarlo Stanton MLB Free Agents New York Yankees Yankees 2018

On Why Giancarlo Stanton Could Well Be A One-Year Yankees Rental

The presence of Giancarlo Stanton on this year’s Yankees team is a fluke. There was no Brian Cashman plan to make it happen, it just…

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Posted in A Baseball Story Analysis MLB Editorial MLB Free Agents

On Putting MLB Salaries In Perspective – Because We Need To

The plight of this year’s free agent class has delighted some fans who hold fast to their belief that MLB salaries are way out of…

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