Daily Archives: February 6, 2016

The 5 Most Questionable Moves Of The 2015-16 MLB Offseason

No baseball fan truly likes winter, but it’s a necessary evil. It allows MLB players to rest their tired and sore bodies while front office executives make roster moves to load up for another try at making the postseason.

The 2015-16 offseason has appeared to be more slow moving than in recent memory, and although guys like Ian Desmond, Yovani Gallardo, Dexter Fowler (among others) continue looking for new homes, teams have committed over $2 billion to free agents. So, the purse strings aren’t exactly being pinched.

Spring Training is now under two weeks away, but that’s still plenty of time to critique the moves made during the Hot Stove season. Let’s take a look at five free-agent signings and trades that have brought more questions than answers before Opening Day.



The Next Yankees’ Core Four?

Ground Rule Triple


Mariano Rivera. Derek Jeter. Andy Pettite. Jorge Posada. These are the four members of the Yankees’ legendary Core Four. The four members played several years together and all made their MLB debut in 1995. They won five World Series championships together. Pettite was the first to retire in 2010. Posada retired a year later in 2011. Andy Pettite came out of retirement and played for two more years before retiring alongside Mariano Rivera in 2013. The Captain, Derek Jeter, followed suit in 2014, leaving the Yankees with no members of their legendary Core Four. Since then, the Yankees have been saving money in free agency and instead opting to build their farm system. And now it’s time for a new Yankees generation of the Core Four: 1B Greg Bird, SP Luis Severino, OF Aaron Judge, and SS Jorge Mateo.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – February 6, 2016

MLB Reports


Don’t you wish you could go to the ballpark on Super Bowl Sunday?

Well, I do the best I can and play a podcast from a ballgame in Spokane last summer. It is the best I can do.

Take me out to the ballgame on this episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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