Found February 04, 2014 on
Forget Robinson Cano, Masahiro Tanaka, Jacoby Ellsbury, Shin-Soo Choo, Brian McCann and everyone else who landed a lucrative long-term contract this offseason. It’s obvious that those players are expected to make an impact with their new organizations in 2014. The best offseason moves often are the ones that initially fly under the radar. The Boston Red Sox, for example, loaded up on second-tier free agents last offseason, and it helped them win a World Series in 2013. Other teams appear to be adopting Boston’s philosophy, although the New York Yankees’ spending spree suggests that big money will continue to be tossed around. There were plenty of moves this winter that fall into the “low-risk, high-reward” category. A lot of those transactions won’t work out, but others could be difference-makers, especially since they’ll allow teams to be more flexible at the trade deadline by virtue of not overspending. So, which moves this offseason were the most underrated? A lot of factors go i...

2014 Fantasy Baseball Second Base Rankings

Robinson Cano has been the best second base hitter in baseball for several years now. He is no longer a New York Yankee as he signed a monster contract with the Seattle Mariners, and will not have the privilege of hitting in a bandbox.  However it's hard to imagine Cano's number will take a big dip as he is one of the best hitters in the entire game.  Cano is worth an early...

2014 Fantasy Baseball: Neil Walker, Second-Base Sleeper

Second base in 2014 is a really top-heavy position with Robinson Cano, Jason Kipnis and Dustin Pedroia leading the pack. After the top four or five names there’s not much that separates the next handful of second basemen. Instead of spending a middle-round pick on a second basemen you should wait until what will probably be after the 200th pick and take  Neil Walker, whose steady...

Charging the Mound With Brad – Volume 3

Every team site I go to on Facebook has one thing in common… there are always a large group of people that just HATE THE YANKEES! This offseason however, I’ve noticed that there are less and less complaints about the Yankees. It’s hard to figure out why. Maybe it’s them not making the playoffs last year? Laying down the law with Robinson Cano’s agent perhaps? Maybe it...
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