NL West Closing Pitching Report

Here we are in the third week of baseball, and it has been an interesting one. A lot of the hot topics in baseball right now are the PED suspension of Starling Marte, the Yankees current hot streak, and the surgery of Clay Buchholz. An always relevant fantasy topic however, is the closer situation. Just … Continue reading NL West Closing Pitching Report

The Athlete’s Hub MLB All-Time League.

The latest of my many projects, I have been selected to put together the extremely difficult task of an All-Time Major League Baseball League. All 30 current MLB teams and 6-Expansion Cities of my choosing. For this project, I held myself to a couple rules, just to make the unrealistic a bit more realistic.... Each … Continue reading The Athlete’s Hub MLB All-Time League.

James Shields Heading To Chicago White Sox

In a rebuilding season for the San Diego Padres, it was rumored for quite some time that the team will trade starting pitcher James Shields. The team have agreed to┬ásend Shields to the Chicago White Sox for Fernando Tatis Jr and Erik Johnson. The team will be paying $24 million of Shields contract. In 11 … Continue reading James Shields Heading To Chicago White Sox

Padres, White Sox in “serious” discussions about James Shields

UPDATE (5/29, 5:28PM): Bruce Levine of 670 The Score reports that the talks between the White Sox and Padres are "fluid". It'll all come down to the last $58M on Shields' contract and how that's handled. Levine also reports that top Sox prospect Tim Anderson will not be apart of a deal. The Chicago White … Continue reading Padres, White Sox in “serious” discussions about James Shields

Why the Tigers are the perfect team for Justin Upton

The Detroit Tigers are having an unprecedented offseason. They've signed the likes of Jordan Zimmerman and Justin Upton, giving both long-term $100 Million contracts. The Upton signing has had baseball fans and analysists buzzing. Some believe the Tigers are too right handed, while others think this lineup can touch the Toronto Blue Jays. I'm going … Continue reading Why the Tigers are the perfect team for Justin Upton

Tigers to sign OF Justin Upton

Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that free agent slugging outfielder Justin Upton and the Detroit Tigers agree to a six year deal. The Tigers have come up as potential dark horse teams for Upton, fellow outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, infielder Ian Desmond with the intention to play him in the outfield, and even first baseman/outfielder … Continue reading Tigers to sign OF Justin Upton

OF Justin Upton in Discussions with Tigers?

Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that free agent slugging outfielder Justin Upton and the Detroit Tigers agree to a six year deal. The Tigers have come up as potential dark horse teams for Upton, fellow outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, infielder Ian Desmond with the intention to play him in the outfield, and even first baseman/outfielder … Continue reading OF Justin Upton in Discussions with Tigers?