I’m a fan of the Detroit Tigers. Needless to say, it’s been a long few years. I was there during the Cinderella season in 2006, when the Tigers won the … Continue Reading Winning Isn’t Everything; It’s Irrelevant
If you have half an ear tuned to baseball’s rumor mill, you’ve seen the name “Manny Machado” pop up in connections with a host of other teams. Ken Rosenthal, of … Continue Reading The Winner of the Manny Machado Sweepstakes will be the Biggest Loser of the Deadline
The Process has arrived in Major League Baseball. In the offseason, teams look to build a competitive roster. Some try to build a team that can win the World Series. … Continue Reading No, I Will Not Trust The Process
Last week the Brewers–the Brewers, of all teams!–finally set fire to baseball’s cryogenically-frozen Hot Stove by trading for Christian Yelich, then signing free agent outfielder Lorenzo Cain to a five-year, … Continue Reading Something Brewing in Milwaukee? Not Just Yet
Wow, the eighth episode already? Yup. Eighth episode already. Listen away! And remember you can always download our beautiful baseball musings on iTunes! On this week’s show, it’s all about … Continue Reading SRO Podcast Ep. 8
At trade deadlines, baseball media analysts and journalists always talk about how transactions will help the teams. Acquiring Yu Darvish will put the Dodgers over the top; getting Robertson and … Continue Reading What’s In A Trade?
Al Avila has the hardest job in the world. Since Magglio Ordonez blasted a walk-off home run in 2006 to send the Tigers to the World Series, Detroit fans have … Continue Reading Good Business, Bad PR: The Detroit Tigers Rebuild
If it feels like there’s been a lot of big name players on the move after the trade deadline, you’re right. Jay Bruce, Curtis Granderson, Neil Walker, and just today … Continue Reading Shark in the Water?
First, I apologize that we have not been posting as much. Scott and myself have been very busy with work and I have had new teacher orientation the last week. … Continue Reading How Jay Bruce Will Save the Cleveland Indians
Yesterday we reviewed the major trades in the American League, where the New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics got high marks for the Sonny Gray trade and the Baltimore Orioles got … Continue Reading Grading the Trade Deadline: National League
The Brewers are in an interesting position, aren’t they? They are in the middle of a rebuild with a young team and a young manager. No one expected them to … Continue Reading The Milwaukee Brewers Need to Buy at the Deadline
Just two innings into his start Sunday against the Atlanta Braves, ace pitcher Clayton Kershaw pulled up wincing after releasing a slider. Manager Dave Roberts and the training staff jumped … Continue Reading Kershaw Injury Is A Blow, But Not A Fatal One
The best bullpen in baseball just got so much scarier. On Tuesday the Yankees agreed to a deal with the White Sox to acquire 3B Todd Frazier, RHP David Robertson, … Continue Reading The Yankees Are All-In For 2017
On Thursday, my colleague Brett went on record predicting that the Washington Nationals will hoist the Commissioner’s Trophy at the end of the 2017 season. The NL East leaders took … Continue Reading The Nationals Get Bullpen Help – But Is It Enough?