The free-agent hitters with the best tools

We’ve already broken down the 2020-21 free-agent class by the top free agents overall and the top free agents by position. Here’s another way a free agent can be valuable to a team: an elite individual skill. So let’s take a look at which players are at the top of the class when it comes […]

Why George Springer should be Giants’ Mookie Betts free-agency Plan B

No, $310 million isn’t a smokescreen. That’s what the Giants offered Harper in February 2019 before the former NL MVP eventually signed with the Philadelphia Phillies. Harper, at 26 years old, was the rare free agent who made sense for the rebuilding Giants to offer such a larger, and long (12 years), contract. So, who’s next in line for the […]

3 Things That Won’t Happen Again for the Astros

By PATRICK ROWLEY In looking at the upcoming season for the Astros, I came across a few things that happened last season that probably won’t be duplicating themselves in 2019. 1)Three Astros starters throw 200 innings Last season only 13 pitchers eclipsed the 200-inning threshold and three of them were on Houston. Justin Verlander (214), […]

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