Posts Tagged Future

  • Oakland A’s: John Jaso’s future as a catcher

    John Jaso Oakland A’s catcher John Jaso was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list this past week since his concussion symptoms have worsened over the past two weeks. He told the press that he was struck by a hard foul tip that bounced off of his face mask back in early August when the Oakl...

  • San Francisco Giants: Buster Posey’s future

    Amidst the uncertainty and disappointment of the San Francisco Giants’ 2014 season, one narrative remains consistent: Buster Posey may not, and possibly should not, finish out his career behind the plate. Analysts and fans alike have shown the desire for Giants management to make the move from cat...

  • Jon Lester on future: ‘I’m not going to the highest bidder’

    Barring some sort of unforeseen event, Jon Lester will not be pitching for the Oakland A’s next season. Oakland can’t afford him. And the more Lester talks, the more it sounds like he is hoping the Boston Red Sox make him a competitive enough offer that he can return to the place where he starte...

  • Kris Bryant is the Future of the Chicago Cubs, Perhaps MLB

    The young phenoms of Major League Baseball are here, and they are making their presence known. We all know about Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, and the liking, however there’s a name that has been popping up and he could very well be mentioned along with young All Stars, and I will tell you why. The Ch...

  • The future at shortstop for the Philadelphia Phillies

    For 13 seasons, Jimmy Rollins has manned the shortstop position for the Philadelphia Phillies.  One of the main reasons for the Phillies success this past decade is due to Rollins being a five-tool player for the the team.  However, as the saying goes, all good things come to an end, and Rollins...

  • Colorado Rockies: Dickerson is outfield’s future

    Corey Dickerson is the odd man out. Much like D’Artagnan was to Athos, Porthos, and Aramis in The Three Musketeers, as it stands now Dickerson is the fourth man in Colorado. While he battles for an outfield position with Brandon Barnes and Charlie Blackmon, whom many consider trade-bait that the R...

  • Andrew Bailey Could Be Major ’14 Insurance, Future Impact Reliever for Yankees

    It's impossible that Andrew Bailey impacts the New York Yankees bullpen beginning this April, and he won't be competing with David Robertson, Shawn Kelley or anyone else for an Opening Day role. As he continues his recovery from a July 2013 shoulder surgery and is sidelined for at least the next few...

  • Where Is Corey Seager’s Future?

    (Via Dustin Nosler) Yesterday, Ken Gurnick posted a story at dodgers.com about Hanley Ramirez, mainly focusing on Ramirez’ intention to be healthy — he claims to be pain-free in his back and his ribs — and his still uncertain contract status, which Ramirez punctuated by saying “I want to be ...

  • A Look at the Yankees’ Future Outfielders

    The New York Yankees have been oft-criticized in recent weeks for their lack of Minor League depth and talent. One guy who’s not buying the talk? Farm product Mason Williams. Williams – a 22-year old outfielder whom the Yankees selected in the fourth round of the 2010 draft – recently told ...

  • Pittsburgh Pirates: The future of Pedro Alvarez

    Pedro Alvarez throwing up the Zoltan sign (Photo Courtesy of USA TODAY) The Pittsburgh Pirates avoided arbitration with Pedro Alvarez signing him to a 1-year deal worth $4.25 million dollars, a hefty raise over his 2013 $700,000 earnings. After hitting a career-high 36 home runs, Alvarez has rightfu...