This offseason has been a positive one for the Los Angeles Lakers, who not only landed Lonzo Ball in the NBA Draft but also managed to secure the services of Kentavious Caldwell-Pope in free agency. Last summer, however, did not go quite as well. Shortly after the free agency period began, then-general manager Mitch Kupchak and vice president of basketball operations Jim Buss gave massive, four-year deals to aging veterans Timofey Mozgov and Luol Deng, and apparently even team president Jeanie Buss wasn’t sure what the thinking was on these signings. Last summer, the league went on a spending spree thanks to a massive spike in the salary cap. Many teams gave out massive deals to players who probably
We’re more than halfway through the season in the minor leagues, which means it’s time to reevaluate prospect rankings and dive a bit deeper into who sits on top of the lists. This week, it was MLB Pipeline’s turn to adjust their rankings as the outlet released a new MLB Top 100 along with top 30 lists for each team. And of course, the Orioles were included in the fresh rankings. The full Orioles Top 30 has quite a few adjustments and quite frankly several surprises. Below, a few of the most notable storylines to emerge from the new list that includes high praise for several selections from the 2017 Draft. Austin Hays leapfrogs Ryan Mountcastle, ranked #2 in the organization If you’ve been following
The crash between Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. changed the entire complexion of Sunday's race.