The Braves Curious Shortstop Decision
Entering spring training, the Braves have exactly one position that wasn’t filled by an incumbent player… shortstop. After seven seasons in Atlanta, shortstop Dansby Swanson signed with the Chicago Cubs this offseason for a whopping seven years and $177 million. Although the Braves would have loved to keep Swanson, Swanson was never going to accept […]Read More
The Red Sox Shortstop Conundrum
After trading away Nomar Garciaparra before the 2004 trade deadline, the shortstop position became a frustrating carousel of mediocrity in Boston. Pokey Reese, Orlando Cabrera, Edgar Renteria, Alex Gonzalez, Alex Cora, Julio Lugo, Nick Green (who I forgot completely), Marco Scutaro, and Mike Aviles….the plan at short every year was no plan at all. Of […]Read More
Can José Barrero Turn it Around in 2023?
The Cincinnati Reds’ future has become increasingly bright over the past few years, with key trades of Starting Pitchers for a new generation of prospects leading the way. However, many fans and analysts seem to forget the Reds’ former top prospect, at least according to Baseball America José Barrero. He even ranked ahead of the […]Read More
Taylor Walls is the most underrated player on the Rays roster
June 7th, 2022. It is the 10th inning. The Cardinals have managed to take the lead, and now the Rays face a sticky situation. At the start of the inning, Paredes managed to draw a walk off Drew VerHagen. In the second at-bat, Brett Phillips bunted toward third base. Arenado duly picked the ball up […]Read More