Thinking Outside the Box: Padres Should Explore One-Year Deals

February 10, 2018

The present MLB offseason has been historic in the fact that several “big time” free agents remain unsigned with mere days remaining before the start of spring camp. Several factors have produced the present dilemma we see before us. The awareness of baseball analytics has surely slowed down signing free agents to huge, multi-year deals. Another possible reason is the coming free agent class of 2019, which includes Manny Machado,…

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Forget Hosmer- Should the Padres Throw Money at a Pitcher Instead?

January 20, 2018

The San Diego Padres seem to still be in the running for Eric Hosmer. This is getting exhausting. The latest rumors have the Padres’ offer at about $140 million. There is no guarantee that is even true, but where there is smoke, there is usually a fire. That’s a lot of dough for a guy like Hosmer. He’s a quality baseball player, but certainly first base is not the most…

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