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How Baseball America envisions the White Sox starting lineup of the future

South Side baseball fans have been projecting the future White Sox lineup for more than a year. Now, the folks at Baseball America have made their own projection.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 2:57 pm

Detroit Tigers’ trades looking better in hindsight

The Giants have acquired five-time All-Star centerfielder Andrew McCutchen from the Pirates, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports. Now, perhaps, some further perspective can be added to the Detroit Tigers’ trades last summer. Over the past few days, the Pirates have unofficially joined the Tigers

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 2:52 pm

Adding Andrew McCutchen, Evan Longoria should help Giants erase remnants of ’17 debacle

Let’s start with what should be an obvious statement: Even with newcomers Andrew McCutchen and Evan Longoria on the roster, the Giants are not better than the Dodgers.  They’re still not close, really.  The Dodgers might be the best team in baseball, though the Astros probably still own that

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 2:38 pm

Have the Rockies already found their first baseman? Rookie keeping Colorado off the hot stove — for now.

Ryan McMahon carried more bags than he swung bats in a brief major-league stint late last season. As a Rockies’ rookie call-up, his job was to follow veterans, in part as ritual introduction and in part as apprenticeship. But the Rockies’ rookie slugger, their No. 2 prospect according to Baseball

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 1:00 pm

Report: Blue Jays sign Curtis Granderson to one-year, $5 million deal

The Blue Jays reportedly signed outfielder Curtis Granderson to a one-year, $5 million deal on Monday night.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 12:43 pm

Bad money: The worst contract investments on all 30 teams

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior writer of SweetSpot baseball blog Former deputy editor of Page 2 Been with since 1995 Follow on Twitter This won’t come as a shock: Major league teams spend a lot of money on bad contracts. In 2017, 50 players made at least $17.5 million,

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 12:15 pm

DeWitt sees Cards as ‘strong’ and ‘improved,’ but fans are unsettled

At the 60th annual writers’ dinner Sunday night, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny arrived at the podium to talk about the season ahead in front of a room filled mostly with true believers or media, and, in his closing remark, he invited the doubters, the skeptics and the critics to pull up a chair.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 9:45 am

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