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Even without a first rounder, I know this front office can land some quality prospects. Plus bits on an available Padres prospect, Ernie Banks, and more.
There’s still a little bit of work to do. Also: more on the NL DH and the extreme polarity in the NL.
It’s an interesting deal that brings Cespedes back to New York, and almost certainly brings him back to free agency next year.
Yoenis Cespedes is deciding between the Mets and the Nationals, by all accounts. Also, Jed Hoyer says the Cubs and Rays do still talk.
Having compelling “stars” on a likable, big market team is good for the sport. The Cubs do!
The Cardinals offense doesn’t carry lofty projections and their rotation is banged up. Will that show in 2016, or will they outperform their underlying statistics once again?
The Wife’s birthday can actually be The Wife’s birthday this year! Let me explain …
That doesn’t mean there won’t be ramifications from the league.
Suddenly, this seems to be a legitimate discussion for the upcoming CBA. That means it could come into play as soon as 2017.
After missing on Heyward and Upton, the Nationals could be the favorite to land Cespdes, which could, in turn, affect the market for Dexter Fowler.
The Brewers’ star catcher seems to think a trade would be best for everyone. Also, MLB won’t welcome Pete Rose back, but the Reds will.
You weren’t, were you? Nah. Some of the projections seem to be, though.