Record one-year deal for Angels’ Trout a sign of things to come

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The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim recently signed superstar outfielder Mike Trout to a one-year, $1 million deal. Based on Trout’s production the last two seasons, this deal is the ultimate bargain. For just $1 million, the Angels happily employ … Continue reading

Braves set up for sustained success

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In the past two offseasons, the Atlanta Braves have lost the face of their franchise in Chipper Jones to retirement and their longtime backstop Brian McCann as a free agent to the New York Yankees. But instead of worrying about … Continue reading

A-Rod and Jeter’s careers have traversed different paths

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In the mid-1990s, three young shortstops that revolutionized the position burst onto the scene: Alex Rodriguez, Nomar Garciaparra and Derek Jeter. They were the complete package not seen since Cal Ripken Jr. a decade earlier. As far as baseball talent … Continue reading