Digging Deeper: This Season Should Signal the Start of the Kings Rebuild

Do you think Drew Doughty would have signed an eight-year extension if he knew his LA Kings would be sitting third last in the league? He's helped Los Angeles win two championships and loves living there, but he's the type of player who wants to keep winning. The ability to compete for the Stanley Cup year in… Continue reading Digging Deeper: This Season Should Signal the Start of the Kings Rebuild

Digging Deeper: Welcome to the Shark Tank Karlsson

By now I'm sure you've heard about the Erik Karlsson trade. Ottawa Senator fans are not happy with the return for their captain. Yes, they got a lot of assets, but none of the players they received scream superstar level talent. For now we will wait and see and maybe down the road the draft… Continue reading Digging Deeper: Welcome to the Shark Tank Karlsson

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