2016 MLB Preview: NL East

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) New York Mets 89-73 Projected Record A dominant Mets rotation–made up of five young starters with the ability to strike out 200 guys a year and consistently post ERAs under 3.00 across the board–was something that had been forecast for the last three or four seasons, but with devastating injuries to Matt HarveyContinue reading “2016 MLB Preview: NL East”

2015-2016 Offseason MLB Trade Reviews

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) Athletics acquire OF Chris Coghlan Cubs acquire RHP Aaron Brooks With the Dexter Fowler signing imminent, the Cubs traded away Chris Coghlan, who was slotted to be a fifth outfielder at best. Aaron Brooks isn’t much of a return, but pitching depth is more valuable to them at the moment thanContinue reading “2015-2016 Offseason MLB Trade Reviews”

#11. The Atlanta Braves: MLB 2013 Preseason Power Rankings

#11. The Atlanta Braves Team Ace: Kris Medlen Most Valuable Position Player: Jason Heyward Breakout Candidate: Andrelton Simmons Notable Offseason Additions: Justin Upton, B.J. Upton, Chris Johnson Notable Offseason Losses: Martin Prado, Tommy Hanson, Chipper Jones, Michael Bourn, Randall Delgado Biggest Team Weakness: The Infield