Breakout Alert: Trevor Cahill

Last season, Trevor Cahill’s first seven games were quite successful. He went 3-2 with a 3.27 era and 51 strikeouts in 41.1 innings pitched. After the 7th game he ended up on the DL with a shoulder injury and never got back to the same form he displayed earlier. Now back with the team where… Continue reading Breakout Alert: Trevor Cahill

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Quick Thoughts: Re-signing Nylander, Marner, and Matthews

We're almost halfway through August and Leafs fans are wondering: when is William Nylander getting re-signed? The better question is not when, but rather how much will the cap hit be? Below are players who have signed new deals within the last two years with a cap hit of $3.75 million or more. I don't… Continue reading Quick Thoughts: Re-signing Nylander, Marner, and Matthews

Digging Deeper: Clay Buchholz

Coming off a horrible season, no one would have thought Clay Buchholz would return to relevancy. Being 33-years old, it seems that age had caught up to him; his velocity was down and his pitches weren’t as good as they once were. Last season he lasted just two starts before going for surgery to repair… Continue reading Digging Deeper: Clay Buchholz

Digging Deeper: Nick Pivetta

The Philadelphia Phillies are in a battle for top spot in the National League East Division with the help of their starting rotation. As of writing, the Phillies starters rank 3rd in wins above replacement with 11.5 and rank 8th with a 3.78 ERA. The rotation has pitched 548.0 innings while compiling a record of… Continue reading Digging Deeper: Nick Pivetta

Digging Deeper: Anibal Sanchez

Some of the best stories in sports are when veterans turn back the clock and find success. In baseball we see older pitchers tweaking their repertoire and suddenly are back to being relevant. Anibal Sanchez is the latest player that seems to be rejuvenated with Atlanta. At 34-years of age, he was released by the… Continue reading Digging Deeper: Anibal Sanchez