Monday, March 26, 2012

Call to the Pen: The Queen City Closer Conundrum

The Queen City Closer Conundrum... after news that Ryan Madson will undergo Tommy John surgery, Sean Marshall and Aroldis Chapman will fill the void at the back of the bullpen. Can the Reds still make an October run? Read up and decide for yourself at Call to the Pen.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Call to the Pen: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Season Preview

The first of two back-to-back season previews, as I take on the new-look Angels. The team's under new leadership in GM Jerry Dipoto, and Dipoto's first offseason was anything but ordinary after the team pulled the Winter Meetings two-fer to grab the best hitter and pitcher on the market, Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson. Click over to Call to the Pen for more.
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Call to the Pen: Oakland A's Season Preview

My A's season preview is up at Call to the Pen. If you're an A's fan, or just interested in what Cespedes n' crew can do this year, hop over and check it out.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Call to the Pen: Big Names Struggle To Find Homes As Opening Day Approaches

This offseason's market has been a tough one for veterans, and as a result several are still sitting at home waiting for a call. I explore why these players haven't attracted much interest and where they might be going, or the situation they'd need to open up for a team to show interest.

Check it out at Call to the Pen.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Call to the Pen: Playoff Expansion Winners and Losers

Last week, MLB announced the playoffs would expand to include an extra Wild Card team in each league. This decision causes the playoff chances of some teams to skyrocket, while others who were already well-positioned might dread the thought of the one-game playoff that comes with a Wild Card slot. Check out the winners and losers in the new structure at Call to the Pen.