Sources: Nationals made Bryce Harper ‘aggressive offer’ last month, did not reach agreement

Sources: Nationals made Bryce Harper ‘aggressive offer’ last month, did not reach agreement This sounds like a PR leak.According to multiple people familiar with the negotiations, the Nationals discussed terms for a new deal with Harper and his agent, Scott Boras, throughout September. Those conversations led to what one person called “an aggressive offer.” That…

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Dale Murphy: An advice column for GMs heading into the offseason – The Athletic

Dale Murphy: An advice column for GMs heading into the offseason – The Athletic His four points:Your signs are getting stolen Launch angle is irrelevant “Bullpenning” is unsustainable Leadership matters And get off his lawn!!! Source: http://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand/discussion/dale_murphy_an_advice_column_for_gms_heading_into_the_offseason_the_athleti

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Matias, Melendez portend Royal future

Matias, Melendez portend Royal future Outfielder Seuly Matias and catcher M.J. Melendez were two of the Royals’ top Minor League performers in 2018. Matias put on an impressive power display, while Melendez excelled offensively and defensively at age 19. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20181107&content_id=300158980&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Redefining a Dynasty : baseballmusings.com

Redefining a Dynasty : baseballmusings.com I’ve always thought the best model for a franchise is one of sustained excellence.Unfortunately runs like the 90’s Braves and the current Dodgers usually get viewed as disappointments by typical fans, who possess short memories and poor perspectives.The Braves and the Yankees showed the past and future in the 1990s.…

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