The past few years have see many beloved Phillies and Michael Young torn from/shoved out of the city. It's been the Dodgers who have typically grabbed for Phillies at the end of their careers, giving them a big open field to run off the rest of their steam. But Ken Rosenthal says it might be a good idea for the L.A. to start sniffing around Cesar Hernandez who, if anything, might only be at the start of the most effective chapter of his career. Hernandez’s exposure almost literally doubled each year from 2013 to 2015, from 34 games his first year in the bigs to 127 in 2015. Last season, he was a genuine starter at 26 years old, and a hilarious thing started happening. Ha ha, no; not one of the
Will Andrew McCutchen lift off in 2017 (AP) After a three-year run of playoff appearances, everything went wrong for the Pirates in 2016. A collection of slumps and injuries crashed their record to 78-83, a 20-win drop from the previous season. And if
Despite cryptic tweets and perceived teases, David Ortiz’s playing career is over. Ortiz is done playing and he’s perfectly content with his decision. Only not really, because despite both Ortiz’s and the Red Sox assertion that he’s done, people are still speculating about his future.