Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Major League Baseball first round mock draft

MLB Draft
The MLB Draft will take place June 4-6, with the Detroit Tigers making the first overall pick. Take a look at Armchair MLB's mock draft before the first round airs on MLB Network on Monday, June 4 at 6 p.m. EST.

Armchair MLB All-Star game ballot

MLB All-Star Game
As we enter the month of June, the MLB All-Star Game is just over a month away. Today, we submit our own ballots for the American League and National League —paying special attention to sabermetrics.

The struggles of small market teams in Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball
Market size impacts every major sport, however Major League Baseball's absence of a hard salary cap makes it especially difficult for small market teams to reach the success of baseball's royalty.

Does Major League Baseball need to expand the wild-card playoffs?

Yankees
If Major League Baseball is going to allow two wild-card teams into the playoffs, should they make it a three-game series?

Three reasons why this Yankees/Red Sox series is must-watch TV

New York Yankees
This New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox series will be must-watch TV as the two storied franchises return to the top of the MLB power rankings.

Examining Major League Baseball’s youth movement: The AL East

Major League Baseball
Part one of our look into Major League Baseball's youth movement dives into five young players in the American League East that every fan needs to pay attention to.

Examining the importance of first pitch strikes

Getting out to an early lead in the count with first pitch strikes is crucial to the success of a pitcher. On the surface, it is clear due to the importance of being ahead in the count. Now, we examine how first pitch strikes may affect deeper stats such as FIP and K%.

Predicting the MLB Postseason for the 2018 season

With just under three weeks to Opening Day, we attempt to predict how the MLB Postseason will look, and who we have as our World Series champions.

MLB Futures: Where my money is going this season

Follow Alex Rice as he takes you on his yearly tradition of trying to correctly determine where to gamble his money on the MLB futures picks.

Red Sox, Green Light

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The Boston Red Sox seem to be stingy and patient with their money this offseason. Although the owners/general managers usually dish it out to big-time free agents, the team has played it cool thus far. Having acquired players such David Price, Hanley Ramirez, and Pablo Sandoval (Yikes!) in recent years, the Sox are waiting it out and being smart....
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