Category: Player Profiles

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What Will Travis Shaw’s Past Lead To?

Travis Shaw is a unique case. Quite often, players are categorized or assessed based on the height of the floor and ceiling of their performance. Travis Shaw is no exception, however, he has brought new […]

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Maxx Wayne: Why Every Team Should Fear the San Diego Pitching Staff

This article is written by guest author Maxx Wayne The San Diego Padres are a historically underperforming baseball team, but this seems to be changing. They are one of the youngest and most promising teams […]

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Michael Frain: An Analysis of the Paul Goldschmidt Trade and Why the Diamondbacks Won

This article is by guest author Michael Frain On December 5th, 2018, the St. Louis Cardinals acquired first baseman Paul Goldschmidt from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for a package of prospects containing Carson Kelly […]

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Casting Doubt on Dakota Hudson’s 2019 Success

At first glance, Cardinals right-hander Dakota Hudson had a great showing in 2019, posting a 3.35 ERA in 174 ⅔ innings spanning 32 starts and one relief appearance. That was good enough to rank 11th […]

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Player Profile: German Marquez

Coors Field has long been known as a hitter’s paradise, and that was even more true with the juiced ball in 2019. Rockies pitchers struggled to a 6.20 ERA at home compared to 4.92 on […]