When Ned Yost was the bench coach in Atlanta, he watched the Braves cruise to a few division titles with big leads by the time August rolled around.
The Kansas City Royals have proven last year was no fluke.
“Has anyone ever been right?” Nathan wondered.
The Detroit Tigers had barely finished celebrating a fourth straight division title last year when they were dispatched from the playoffs by Baltimore in a Division Series sweep.
A decade removed from their most recent championship, the Chicago White Sox once again are eyeing big things.
The first thing Dayton Moore makes clear is that he never set out to change how baseball clubs are built.
A decade removed from their most recent championship, the Chicago White Sox once again are eyeing a big season.
Every once in a while, Ned Yost will spin a story about his days on Bobby Cox’s bench with the Atlanta Braves, back when the organization was winning NL pennants by the fistful.
A team-by-team look at the American League Central entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad.
“I don’t bet against Dave Dombrowski ever, I believe that the Tigers can and will be the team to beat in the central this year but they have a little work to do this offseason.”