The Case of Ben Joyce

Tennessee has been utterly dominant this college baseball season. They've lost one series all year. They lead the nation in Home Runs, ERA, and WHIP and are at the top in runs scored, OPS, and K/9. Their schedule features sweeps against Ole Miss, Vanderbilt, Florida, and Mississippi State (all of which were preseason top 10... Continue Reading →

The Rise of the Mid-Majors

All stats as of before the Thursday 4/14 games** Perfect Game just released their Midseason Collegiate All-Americans list. The standard Power Five names like Jace Jung, Cooper Hjerpe, and Parker Messick headlined the first and second teams. Something of note was that nearly 15 members of the All-American squad came from "mid-major" programs. This is... Continue Reading →

To Swing or Not to Swing

The offensive side of baseball is an ever-evolving subject that remains an unperfected craft. There are countless ways for teams and players to be successful at the plate. Different people have different perspectives on how to approach the game in the batter's box. As pitching continues to develop it is very important for offenses to remain... Continue Reading →

Rays Offseason Plan 2022 (pt. 3)

Part 3 of this series will discuss a realistic free agency outlook and conclude with an overview of the team heading into the 2022 season. Free Agency: It's safe to say that the Rays are not in a position to be active in the market for some of the premier free agents this offseason. This... Continue Reading →

Rays Offseason Plan 2022 (pt. 2)

Part 2 of this series will cover the trade portion of the offseason. Something to note here: Various players mentioned before and now in Part 2 may have already been involved in a deal. These trades took place during the final stages of completing this project, so I plan to continue my discussion as if... Continue Reading →

Rays Offseason Plan 2022 (pt. 1)

The Rays may have the most offseason reshuffling ever for a team that won 100 games the previous season. The balance between fielding a competitive team and satisfying the budget constraints of ownership is a difficult one to manage. The harsh budget constraints faced by small-market teams like the Rays make the roster maintenance and... Continue Reading →

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