(Wikimedia Commons) by Erik McKeen, Griffin Murphy, Max Brill, and Anthony Brown Along with making a list of players that you think will over-perform their draft position, it is also important to make a list of players who you think will under-perform their draft position. The ultimate goal of draft day is to maximize the
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(Image Credit: Ryan Hatch | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) New York Mets by Max Brill 2017 Record: 70-92 (4th NL East) 2017 Payroll: $154,829,658 (14th in MLB) All player projections for 2018 from Steamer Projected 2018 Opening Day Lineup: 2B Asdrubal Cabrera .260 AVG/.324 OBP/.428 SLG, 1.2 fWAR 3B Todd Frazier .227/.318/.436, 2.1 fWAR LF
(Wikimedia Commons) by Max Brill This offseason has been one of the slowest, if not the slowest, in history. The top five free agents according to MLB Trade Rumors all remain unsigned, and we are now less than two weeks away from pitchers and catchers reporting. Last year, 65 free agents were signed in February, the
(Getty Images) by Max Brill Let me start by offering a comparison of three relief pitchers: A quick note on ERA+: it’s a metric that takes a pitcher’s total contribution on the mound and attempts to encompass it in one go by normalizing the pitcher’s ERA for park effects and era the pitcher played in.