2012 deadline deals in retrospect

2012 deadline deals in retrospect
Last June, I wrote a piece reflecting on several non-waiver deadline deals made in July 2011. My rationale for looking back so far was simple. Most of these trades involve...

Death, taxes, bad long-term deals

Death, taxes, bad long-term deals
    This year’s crop of free agents is particularly deep with high-profile names like Zack Greinke, David Price, Johnny Cueto, Jason Heyward, and Justin Upton among the headliners. The...

Who’s In, Who’s Out: NL West

Who’s In, Who’s Out: NL West
The National League West division got a whole lot stronger when the Los Angeles Dodgers' new ownership decided to push their cards all in and spend as much as necessary...

Top 2014 Cy Young Candidates

Top 2014 Cy Young Candidates
The 2013 Cy Young Awards went to Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw and Detroit Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer. It was Kershaw's second and while it's Scherzer's first, the Tigers...