Having the best back-up 3B in the game would be a nice thing to have. However, that’s wasted if your starting 3B is Cal Ripken. The key to efficient roster management is practical depth.
When it comes to practical offensive depth, you’re usually looking at players who a) Can play multiple positions and b) Have […]
Offer Arbitration, Not Contracts
This is regarding departing free agents who have been designated as a Type A or B free agent by the Elias Sports Bureau. Also, this does not apply to established stars, because either you have the money to extend their contracts, or you don’t, and you should’ve traded them by now.
When I […]
Baseball America is generally regarded as THE authority on prospects. It is the goal of every farm system to be ranked #1 on Baseball America’s annual -
No wait, it’s the goal of every farm system to produce the best talent to help your major league team. Baseball America doesn’t factor into that at all.
My problem […]
Big Ball to Gain A Lead, Small Ball to Keep It
Avoiding so called ‘smart ball’ will score your team more runs throughout an entire season. This has been proven. However, the goal of a baseball team is not precisely to score more runs than your competition over a season, but to score more runs than […]
This week, articles you see will include a four-part series dealing on my thoughts about how to run a professional baseball team. These will include topics such as roster composition, in-game strategy, talent acquisition and so on. So, today’s installment:
The Kids Are Alright
Playoff hopes have been shattered by a team’s obsession with playing bad old […]
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