Predicting the MLB Postseason for the 2018 season

With just under three weeks to Opening Day, we attempt to predict how the MLB Postseason will look, and who we have as our World Series champions.

Expansion 42: The only way to fix the rivalries

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It would require a lot of change, but expansion to 42 teams fixes everything.

The San Diego Padres need to look at their rebuild again

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It is not an unknown fact that the San Diego Padres are in a rebuilding phase. The team decided in 2015 to go bananas in acquiring talent: Justin Upton, Melvin Upton, Wil Myers, Craig Kimbrel, Matt Kemp and Derek Norris among others. Then, in 2016, they decided to blow it all up for prospects, sending Craig Kimbrel to the...

Predicting the Giants 2017 season

With baseball almost upon us many fans are likely pondering how they're team will fair this season. Predictions are an essential part of fans experiences with the game. Who will win the Cy Young? Will my team get to the postseason? Will my manager trade our best up and coming player to the Atlanta Braves for a pitcher with...

Giants Sign Nick Hundley

The San Francisco Giants have signed catcher Nick Hundley. Hundley, who previously played with the Colorado Rockies for the last 2 seasons, has signed a one year, $2 million contract with the Giants. The signing looks to be a move to give some needed support behind catcher Buster Posey in potential days off. The Giants were using rookie Trevor...

Yangervis Solarte’s New Deal is a Win for Brian Cashman

On Friday, the San Diego Padres announced that they had agreed to a new deal with infielder Yangervis Solarte in lieu of an arbitration hearing. For the next two seasons, Solarte will get $2.5MM in 2017, then $4MM in 2018. The deal comes with a $250,000 signing bonus and two club options in 2019 and 2020 worth $5.5MM and $8MM...

Arbitration Filing Deadline Hits

Today marked the end of the Arbitration exchange between players and their MLB clubs. With Tim Lincecum out of the league, the last big business event before the spring is usually goes fairly routine. Most teams found deals with their eligible players, with some breakout seasons resulting in serious pay increases for the rising stars. Jackie Bradley Jr., Zach Britton,...

The Postseason Podcast – Episode I

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Here is the first episode of The Postseason Podcast, your exclusive MLB Postseason podcast from the Armchair All-Americans. In our inaugural episode, Armchair MLB contributors Christian Babcock, John Edwards, and Jacob Bollinger discuss the events of the division series in both leagues as well as projected championship series matchups. Stay tuned for more episodes throughout the 2016 Postseason, only...

BREAKING: MLB Suspends Padres G.M. A.J. Preller

SAN DIEGO -- Major League Baseball has suspended San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller 30 days for failing to disclose medical information to the Boston Red Sox about pitcher Drew Pomeranz during trade talks. Preller will not be paid during his suspension. Though Preller will not be able to general manage his team for 30 days, this essentially seems...

Game Recap: Giants vs. Padres 9/13

Tuesday night the San Francisco Giants faced off against the San Diego Padres in game 2 of a 3 game series at home. After being shutout the night before by the Padres the Giants looked to bounce back at home after sweeping the Diamondbacks in Arizona over the weekend. The 3 game sweep of Arizona looked to be the most...