Here’s to wishing for another World Series title for the Cubs in 2018.
Still little news in the baseball world and we already covered Wade Davis signing.
Anthony Castrovince has five New Year’s resolutions for MLB in 2018.
Richard Justice has ten “New Year’s resolutions” for 2018, although they’re really just predictions for the coming year.
Ryan Davis has a New Year’s resolution (and they’re closer to resolutions) for all 15 American League teams.
And he also has resolutions for all 15 National League teams.
Mark Newman has ten questions for 2018 in baseball.
Jenifer Langosch has five questions facing the Cardinals in 2018.
Jon Heyman has five reasons why the offseason has been so quiet.
Mike Axisa thinks this winter would be a lot more interesting if 18 players hadn’t signed contract extensions, delaying their free agency. Yeah, I’d say if Mike Trout were a free agent, that would be all we would be talking about.
Bill Baer made up a calendar to show just how slow this winter is compared to previous offseasons.
Dave Cameron looks at the signing of Wade Davis and says that while Davis makes the Rockies better, Colorado’s whole bullpen re-make is not enough to let them be serious candidates for a playoff spot.
The Yankees are interested in Yu Darvish if his price comes down.
The Red Sox are interested in acquiring Manny Machado, despite some bad blood between Machado and some of the Red Sox earlier this season.
However, Scott Boeck previews the Orioles and reports that the O’s are more interested in competing in 2018 than rebuilding.
The Brewers are looking for pitching and that reportedly includes free agent Alex Cobb.
Cliff Corcoran lists the best starting pitching available, either as free agents or through trades.
Twins second baseman Brian Dozier only has one year left on his contract but there have been no talks with the team about an extension as of yet.
Hall-of-Famer Willie McCovey said that “it’s a sin” that Barry Bonds is not in the Hall.
The Dodgers’ Kiké Hernandez will be riding on a float in the Rose Parade today with his father, who is battling cancer.
Finally, here’s the picture of Giants reliever Mark Melancon hugging a sheep that you never knew you wanted to see before now.
And tomorrow will be a better day than today, Buster. Maybe there will be some news. Here’s to a better 2018.