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Heyward Rain Delay Speech Mere Hyperbole, Still Worst 2016 Free Agent Signing

On March 9, 2016, I wrote “2016’s Worst Free-Agent Signings” and number one on the list was the absurd signing of and repugnant contract negotiated that brought Jason Heyward to the Chicago Cubs for eight seasons, in exchange for the … Continue reading

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2016’s Worst Free-Agent Signings

From the tenth worst to the very worst number one bad one, here is 2016’s list of the year’s worst free agent signings in major league baseball: 10. Rich Hill – 1-Year, $6 M ? Rich Hill? $6 Million? Seriously? … Continue reading

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Teams Drooled Over Heyward While Writers Dismiss Edmonds

Jason Heyward is an oft-injured mediocre hitter, who has a reputation as a great defensive right fielder. Jim Edmonds was the single greatest defensive center fielder of his generation and an outstanding hitter who provided a rare combination of power, … Continue reading

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Angels Geared Up For More Surprises?

When the Angles pulled the Andrelton Simmons deal out of a well-concealed hat, it took a while to accept this move by a team with many more pressing needs than a slight defensive upgrade at a position that was already … Continue reading

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