American League Early Reactions

We’re not quite a quarter of the way through the baseball season, but there’s been plenty to talk about so far. Both World Series teams from 2016 are currently not in first place in their division, everyone is hurt, and dirt bike riding is the new least favorite activity among people in San Francisco. There’s still plenty of games left to be played, but we can learn a lot about teams through the first quarter of games. Let’s see who and what has caught my eye so far.

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Chicago White Sox 2017 Team Preview

2016 Recap: 78-84, 4th in the AL Central. After missing the postseason for the eighth consecutive season, the White Sox decided it was finally time to hit the reset button and start rebuilding. They kicked things off by dealing super ace Chris Sale to Boston for a huge package that included the majors top hitting prospect Yoan Moncada. Less than 48 hours later, the White Sox sent leadoff hitter Adam Eaton to Washington for package that included baseball’s top pitching prospect Lucas Giolito. Not a bad way to start off a rebuild and with veteran assets like David Robertson, Todd Frazier, and Melky Cabrera still in the fold, Chicago is far from done in building for the future.

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MLB American League Offseason Review

The calendar has officially turned to 2017 and that means it’s time to start talking some baseball. Since the NFL has been extra stupid this season with all the bad teams and quarterback injuries affecting the playoffs, lets turn our attention something more interesting. The Hot Stove reached some pretty high temperatures this winter and we will get right into breaking it down starting with the American League.

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