Again, is it all right if they play some games first? Bader would have to gain some street cred. Not many second-year players win those.
I looked at him but Cunningham was as much an outfielder as first baseman and was not considered a strong defender.
Not really. Close to home, the Angels and Cubs probably both are disappointed in Pujols, who has battled injuries, and Heyward, who has been inconsistent.
Be that as it may, the Marlins weren't going anywhere with the players they had. And they weren't drawing either. Why not start over?
I concur. Before last year, the Orioles thought they were pretty good. They were just really, really bad. And they weren't trying to be.
If you want real tanking, check the NBA's recent history. And how Philadelphia became a power.
I saw Williams today and he didn't have any cast or anything on his hand. He just needs to get his strength back.
The answer is always going to be the same. The Cardinals had little or no interest in giving him that long a contract. He has hit .243 and .249 in two of his last three seasons, which doesn't strike me as "generational."
I think precisely that. Trout is the type of player you want as the face of your franchise. I'm not sure I can say that about either of the other two.
That could happen. But more likely with Gant, who is out of options and is a better bet to be kept rather than Gomber, who has options left. This could also work when Reyes is ready.
I would think Ozzie Smith and Willie McGee, both of whom are in camp (Smith is here for a week) will have something to say about that. But I haven't seen anything specific yet. It is early as the position players just started working out officially today.
Well, he is 64. But I wouldn't bet against him.
I do. Molina always has been a leader even when he was in his 20s.
Luckily, no talk of salsa.