Monday, January 30, 2012

Call to the Pen: Ian Kinsler, Superstar

Texas' second baseman and leadoff spark doesn't get the respect he deserves. Whether it's because he doesn't rack up gaudy RBI totals from the leadoff position or due to the other mashers in his lineup or at second base for other AL teams, Kinsler deserves to be recognized as the stud he is. Check it out over at Call to the Pen, and take a gander at the site's cool new layout as well.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Call to the Pen: Prince Fielder and the Process of Elimination

This week, I've looked through Prince Fielder's market and eliminated the teams I don't think have a shot due to a few different criteria. I pared down to five different destinations and explained why I think some are much more likely than others. Check the piece out here.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Call to the Pen: The Reds Make a Title Push

The Reds are taking advantage of what looks like a weak NL Central to push for the division title in 2012. In acquiring Mat Latos, Sean Marshall, and Ryan Madson, Walt Jocketty hopes to leapfrog the Cardinals and Brewers for a shot at October glory. Read about their decision to go for it all on Call to the Pen.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Call to the Pen: The Future of the Cubs

The acquisition of Anthony Rizzo serves as a strong signal for where Theo, Hoyer and Co. see the Cubs going in the next few years. Head over to Call to the Pen for the deeper significance of the trade.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Call to the Pen: Buying the Yoenis Cespedes Hype?

My new post is up on CttP. I've watched a good deal of tape of Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, and while he certainly has raw talent, I don't think he's going to be worth his massive price tag. Find out why at Call to the Pen.