On Pirates’ Recent Moves

On Pirates’ Recent Moves The Pirates’ new GM Ben Cherington emerged with his first batch of moves since taking over in Pittsburgh. Moving Starling Marte to Arizona was the headline-grabbiest of the bunch, wherein Cherington added two high-ceiling, but far-away prospects to the system. A flurry of low-key pickups followed for Cherington this week as…

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AL Notes: Yankees, Orioles, Rays

AL Notes: Yankees, Orioles, Rays The Yankees bullpen has been a consistent source of strength for this iteration of Bronx contender, and it should continue to be even with one-time rock Dellin Betances now in Flushing, per MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch. Aroldis Chapman remains one of the most feared closers in the game. He’ll be buttressed…

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MLBTR Poll: NL East Favorite

MLBTR Poll: NL East Favorite The World Series champions came from the National League East in 2019, when the appropriately named Nationals took home their first-ever title. It has been an active few months in the division since then. Even the notoriously low-budget Marlins have gotten in on the act, having added multiple veterans in…

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