The Oakland A’s have suffered an incredible collapse since peaking in early August. Here’s a look at what has happened.
Baseball’s 2014 trade deadline has come and gone and several top-line starting pitchers have swapped uniforms. The MLB arms race has gotten intense and now four teams have what have to be considered far and away the best starting rotations in baseball. The question is: who has the best collection of starting pitchers after the deadline?
I made my personal selections for the Major League Baseball All-Star Game starters earlier this week.
Now it is time for projecting the entire rosters to be announced at 7 p.m. ET Sunday, including the Final Vote candidates and possible injury replacements.
In what was a mere formality, the Boston Red Sox have officially picked up the $13 million contract option they had on Jon Lester for the 2014 season. Lester bounced back from a dismal 2012 campaign to have an excellent 2013 season and was a rock for the Red Sox during their run to the 2013 World Series title.
Two of the MLB regular season’s six months are already in the books, so it’s not too early to start to take a look at what pitchers are in contention to be named the 2012 Cy Young Award winner.