One Day from the First Meaningless Game of the Spring!

Well — it’s been WAY too long since I posted a new thread. Sorry about that. But spring training has started, and that’s wonderful, because it means that we’re almost about to have more BASEBALL! Mac’s traditional caveats apply: spring training doesn’t matter, blah blah blah. (Or, some of it matters sometimes, but most of it … Continue reading “One Day from the First Meaningless Game of the Spring!”

The Little Deals (Part 2)

Ed. note: this is continued from Part 1. 11. Cameron Maybin for Gabe Speier and Ian Krol Essentially Maybin, a league average centerfielder, for Krol, a lefty specialist. Speier was a balancer in the Shelby/Dansby trade. 12. Ryne Harper for Jose Ramirez Ramirez was not thought of much at the time, not even after his … Continue reading “The Little Deals (Part 2)”

The Little Deals of the Rebuild (Part 1)

It can be hard to remember all of the little deals that Coppy has made, especially when he’s made so many, and so many have included more significant players. But the small deals have been where Coppy has been able to increase the breadth and depth of the farm system, and if not for these … Continue reading “The Little Deals of the Rebuild (Part 1)”