With Spring Training just a few weeks away, it’s about time to start the Preseason Awards looks. The first award we’ll take a look at is the AL Rookie of the Year. In 2016, the AL had plenty of standout rookies in Michael Fulmer, Gary Sanchez, Tyler Naquin, Nomar Mazara, and Edwin Diaz just to name a few. Who could possibly succeed Michael Fulmer as the Rookie of the Year in the American League? Let’s take a look at the top 10 choices..
The Tigers may have not had the big sell-off that people were predicting after Al Avila’s comments after the regular season, only trading away Cameron Maybin and his $9 million salary. However, don’t expect the Tigers to stand pat in the 2017-18 offseason or even the 2017 Trade Deadline if the record suggests the Tigers are not going to be able to make a run. Continue reading
The Hot Stove heads toward Month #3, the last full month without baseball games, as next month will see the start of Spring Training and the World Baseball Classic.
Make sure to keep checking the article for an updated list of transactions throughout the month of January.
Here’s a recap of the biggest moves throughout December including the Winter Meetings and the Rule 5 Draft!
The White Sox continue to deal away.
This time, it’s outfielder Adam Eaton to the Washington Nationals for three of the Nationals’ top prospects: #1 (and #3 in MLB) Lucas Giolito, #3 (and #38 in MLB) Reynaldo Lopez, and #6 (and #29 overall pick in the 2016 Draft) Dane Dunning.
Stunning news came out of the Winter Meetings Tuesday afternoon.
Dave Dombrowksi has done it again.
This time, it wasn’t Miguel Cabrera, Pudge Rodgriguez, Max Scherzer, David Price, or Craig Kimbrel, it was White Sox left-hander and 5-time All-Star Chris Sale.
December tends to be the busiest month of the offseason, and as it gets underway, make sure to keep up to date with all transactions (waiver claims, Rule 5 selections, trades, signings) with Ground Rule Triple’s Hot Stove monthly articles.