The past year for the Los Angeles Dodgers has been a rather tumultuous one, at least when it comes to their relationship with fans. There’s been a massive blackout on Dodger games, with an $8 billion deal between the team and Time Warner which ultimately leads to about 60% of those in L.A. County unable […]

Learn more ...

MVP Josh Donaldson Mike Trout Bryce Harper Yes. We somehow ended up with a three way tie for MVP. I know, that’s probably the most unsatisfying thing that you read all day. We’ve not even come to any conclusions. To try to break the tie, Alex Lowe asked friend of the site Cricket who his […]

Learn more ...

Don’t get me wrong. I’m no Chase Utley fan. I grew up cheering for the Braves, which meant for much of the 2000s I had to watch Utley turn in ridiculous hitting performances that crushed the Braves. Grudges were built, and I hold a grudge better than anyone. With that out of the way, frankly […]

Learn more ...

Daily fantasy sports legality relies on a fairly tenuous designation as a game of skill instead of a game of chance. The logic goes that a random fool could not choose a team, or a program could not randomly set one, that has a decent chance of winning. The choosing of players makes it more […]

Learn more ...

With the 2015 MLB regular season over, we can now see where value was found in the sport with the loosest cap. In the table below I’ve compiled the wins for each team, their payroll,1 and most importantly, how much each win cost this year. As you’ll see below, just because you get a great […]

Learn more ...

After a weird interim season without a real GM and without many wins, the Atlanta Braves have finally decided on their man, promoting John Coppolella to general manager. Coppolella was serving as assistant GM / Director of Pro Scouting, but many reports say he was working hand in hand with John Hart who was President of […]

Learn more ...

At the ripe old age of 30 years old, David Stearns—no not the former NBA commissioner David Stern—was named as the new General Manager of the Milwaukee Brewers. Let’s get this out-of-the-way early. He’s young, but he isn’t the youngest to ever hold the position. Theo Epstein (Boston Red Sox) and Jon Daniels (Texas Rangers) […]

Learn more ...

After the failures of the San Diego Padres this season—they sit at 68-78 as of this writing—it has become in vogue to look down on the moves that general manager A.J. Preller made in the 2014-15 offseason. That’s not a crazy thing to do. After all, the Padres have not succeeded despite their big investment […]

Learn more ...

The Philadelphia Phillies made a move that was a long time coming on Thursday, Sept. 10th when they fired general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. close to the end of his seventh season with the team. On the whole, Amaro had a very successful time with the Phillies showing a record of 573-539, three NL East […]

Learn more ...

The Seattle Mariners have announced that they’ve fired general manager Jack Zduriencik, relieving him of his duties after seven years at the helm of the AL West franchise. Before being hired by the Mariners, Zduriencik worked for the Mets, Pirates, Dodgers and Brewers. Most recently, he was the director of scouting in Milwaukee for nine years. […]

Learn more ...