We’ve reached the midway point of the season, time to look at the awards races.
No contract clause is worse than Bobby Bonilla’s with the New York Mets, but here are some others that raise eyebrows.
A little over a quarter of the season has been played, which means it’s time to hand out some early season awards.
Both starting pitchers were magnificent Wednesday night in Washington’s 3-0 win.
Max Scherzer opposes Jon Lester tonight at Wrigley Field.
Scherzer was 18-5 with a 3.15 ERA in 2014.
Chicago is doing its due diligence on Max Scherzer, James Shields and Ervin Santana.
Lester is the Cubs’ top free agent target.
The bidding for Lester could easily reach $25 million-per.
As much as we think of the Cubs’ future, we still don’t really know much at all.
Martin hit .290 and had a .402 on-base percentage in 2014.
With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.
The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.
Chicago will keep an eye on the likes of Victor Martinez and James Shields.
It pays to be really bad instead of middle-of-the-pack bad.
The White Sox may not be involved in any potential postseason play in 2014, but looking at postseason awards may be another story.
Rick Hahn has to decide to chase a couple big names or spread money around to a half-dozen guys.
Acquiring pitching will be Chicago’s main offseason objective.
Plus, Jed Hoyer also addresses Jorge Soler’s timeline and the need for starting pitching.
Hector Noesi opposes Max Scherzer tonight at Comerica Park.