Blue Jays pick up Justin Smoak’s option

Hot stove season! The Blue Jays have picked up Justin Smoak’s $8 million team option for 2019, Jon Morosi reports. His initial deal two-year, $8.25 million dollar deal that was signed back during the 2016 season was met with fury, but it’s turned out to be a steal for the team. Between the 2017 and…


The Red Sox are a big problem

As nice as it was to watch Steve Pearce, a largely overlooked career journeyman, win World Series MVP, and David Price, a lovable personality attached to an unfortunate narrative, finally exorcise his playoff demons, the Red Sox are not our friends. Watching them win, even if the team features likeable players, is shitty.


Vlad, Biggio, and Pearson playing in Fall Stars game

Each year during Arizona Fall League play, Major League Baseball hosts a “Fall Stars” game featuring some of the best prospects playing in the extended league. This isn’t an All-Star game per se, as it isn’t based on AFL stats or performance. Instead, the point of these rosters is to showcase as many high-quality prospects…