Day: March 20, 2023
Dylan Dodd, from Unknown Prospect to Fifth Starter?
The battle to be a starter in the rotation is heightened once Spring Training begins. Pitchers from last season are put on the mound to be observed, and so are those who are considered eligible prospects. Ian Anderson has been a pitcher for the ATL Braves since 2020. And despite his overall success in the […]Read More
Who Will be the Opening Day Starter for the Nationals?
With Opening Day just ten days away, MLB managers now have the possible headache of choosing the team’s Opening Day Starter. Some teams have an easy choice, while others don’t. For the majority of the last decade, the Nationals had it easy. Stephen Strasburg won the battle in 2012, and he was the guy for […]Read More
Yankees Facing Roster Decisions
Finding the Best Twenty-Six Men Opening Day is right around the corner. The New York Yankees play the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, March 30th, at Yankee Stadium, and difficult roster decisions are looming on the immediate horizon. The most difficult decision is the top-ranked Yankees prospect, Anthony Volpe. Volpe is a fan favorite to […]Read More
Mets Claim 26-Year-Old RHP From Twins
On March 17, the Mets claimed right-handed reliever Dennis Santana from the Minnesota Twins. Santana, who turns 27 next month, has pitched in five MLB seasons, including a career-high 63 games in 2022 for the Rangers. His basic stats–a 5.22 ERA and 76 ERA+–don’t show a particularly strong pitcher, but the underlying statistics show something […]Read More