Using ZiPS to Rank the National League Contenders

Using ZiPS to Rank the National League Contenders

Happy Saturday, Viva El Birdos! This coming week the calendar turns. We enter February. Do you understand what occurs in February? Baseball occurs! Pitchers and catchers are set to report to the Cardinals on February 15th. The full squad arrives on the twentiethth. Of course, these dates are deadlines; the final day to present up. … Read more

Quick Hits: Stephenson, Meneses, Oakland

Tyler Stephenson was one of many vibrant spots of a tepid Reds offense that contributed to them ending 62-100 and securing their first 100-loss season since 1982. The bother was the Reds solely known as upon Stephenson in 50 video games final 12 months, and getting a full season out of their younger catcher can … Read more

The Twins Need to be Realistic With Max Kepler – Twins

There have been factors this winter the place we have been ready for a Max Kepler commerce announcement inside the coming hours, corresponding to when Joey Gallo was signed. Here we’re on the finish of January, nonetheless, and never solely is Max Kepler nonetheless a Twin, it seems that will not change in spite of … Read more

Would the Red Sox consider long-term deals for Brayan Bello and Triston Casas?

The 2023 roster will characteristic two gamers who may characterize litmus exams for how aggressively the Sox will method such extensions: righthander Brayan Bello and first baseman Triston Casas. Get 108 Stitches A e-newsletter about all the pieces baseball from the Globe’s Red Sox reporters, delivered weekdays throughout the season and weekly offseason. Although each … Read more

David Peterson, Tylor Megill being groomed for key Mets role

Even earlier than the primary official exercises of spring coaching start in about two weeks, the Mets will probably be keeping track of their beginning rotation depth. That is a sound philosophy for any staff, given the delicate nature of elbows and shoulders particularly, however the Mets are headed to Port St. Lucie, Fla., with … Read more

AL East Notes: LeMahieu, Yankees, Orioles, Bello

DJ LeMahieu continues to make progress in his restoration from a foot fracture, and based mostly on the infielder’s offseason exercises, “it seems like there was by no means an issue,” Yankees hitting coach Dillon Lawson stated. Although LeMahieu has but to face stay pitching, Lawson instructed the New York Post’s Dan Martin that the … Read more