Dusty Baker is a Fascinating, Counterintuitive Choice to Manage Astros

Dusty Baker is a Fascinating, Counterintuitive Choice to Manage Astros When commissioner Rob Manfred issued his report regarding the Astros’ illegal sign-stealing efforts and handed down one-year bans to both manager A.J. Hinch and president of baseball operations Jeff Luhnow, he also took aim at the culture within the Astros’ analytically-inclined organization, calling it “insular”…

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Rangers To Sign Matt Duffy

Rangers To Sign Matt Duffy The Rangers have reached a deal with infielder Matt Duffy, per Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports (via Twitter). It’s a minors pact with a $1MM salary if Duffy cracks the MLB roster. he can also earn up to $1.5MM in incentives. More to come … Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2020/01/rangers-to-sign-matt-duffy.html

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2020 ZiPS Projections: Boston Red Sox

2020 ZiPS Projections: Boston Red Sox After having typically appeared in the hallowed pages of Baseball Think Factory, Dan Szymborski’s ZiPS projections have now been released at FanGraphs for eight years. The exercise continues this offseason. Below are the projections for the Boston Red Sox. ZiPS Projections 20202019 AL BAL CHW HOU BOS CLE LAA…

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