GM’S Speak: The Trade Deadline Edition 2017

GM’s Behind Closed Doors By: Eve Simon The 2017 MLB Pro trade deadline passed by this past week and in attempt to get reactions on what transpired, I have asked for the opinions of league insiders and members of organizations across the league to give their anonymous take on the trade deadline. Here are the results: (On the Prince Fielder […]

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GM’S Speak: The Trade Deadline Edition

GM’S Speak: The Trade Deadline Edition Eve Simon The MLB Pro trade deadline passed by this past week and in attempt to get reactions on what transpired, I have asked for the opinions of General Managers across the league. General Managers were asked to provide their take and in return they were promised anonymity with their comments and takes. Here […]

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2015 Trade Deadline

What Might Be: The 2015 Trade Deadline  With the season now four months old, teams have an idea of what is on the horizon for the remainder of the season.  Management must decide if acquiring additional pieces of talent can push their team over the edge, or if it is time to begin looking to next season.  The trade deadline […]

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Staying Put – Joe Mauer News

Washington Catcher Rejects Trade After the details of a proposed trade between Boston and Washington were finalized, the only thing standing in the way of completing the deal was catcher Joe Mauer’s no-trade clause.  Ultimately, Mauer decided staying in Washington is something he would prefer to do. Upon speaking to the media, Mauer said, “I want to be apart of […]

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After Embarrassing Start, Saitama Seibu Lions GM Oppenheimer Announces “Experiment” with Pitching Staff

After an embarrassing start to the season, Saitama Seibu Lions general manager Noah Oppenheimer realized he needed to be creative and innovative in order to find ways to improve his team, which lost 104 games last year. So on a family vacation, he thought and thought about what he could do to pipe some life into his hopeless Lions.  That “innovative idea” […]

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NPB 2014: Season Preview

With the NPB Opening Day just mere hours away, the Japanese 2014 season could be the most highly anticipated one yet in MLBPRO’s history. Eager to make a name for themselves, the 12 NPB GMs are hoping that this will be the season where the NPB stop being an afterthought to the MLBPRO’s ecosystem. And with every single of the […]

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MLB Pro Ultimate Draft

During the offseason, four GM’s were asked to draft 25 players in an ultimate draft to make their ideal team. There were a few rules, such as: -110M budget -No more than eight players on rookie deals (480K) may be selected -Must draft at least six relievers, where one reliever can be a SP as the long-man if wanted -To […]

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The Hubris of Miami

The model of management in Miami seems complicated at first, and even overwhelming to an outsider. Lots of false flags and moving pieces – literally moving pieces out as quickly as they moved in sometimes, often using the flurry of activity to hide all their numerous mistakes. The front offices ability in the trade market is often baffling, picking up […]

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Chiba Lotte Marines Introduce New GM

Chiba, Japan (AP) – The citizens of Chiba are excited for the 2014 baseball season to begin. The Lotte Marines recently announced the hiring of GM Tim Meseck from the United States. Meseck brings a vast knowledge of baseball to the GM position which gives the region a shot of adrenaline. Team owner Okakura Oyama made the announcement earlier this […]

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Secret Santa Scouts the Pirates

After winning 84 games in the 2012 season, the Pittsburgh Pirates took a step back and only won 81 games in the 2013 season. While the change in the team’s record was fairly insignificant, the on-field product saw a significant change, specifically in the number of runs scored. The 2013 Pirates scored 124 runs fewer (.765 runs/game) than the 2012 […]

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Secret Santa Scouts the Marlins

Batting Lineup  The Miami Marlins scouting report begins with the batting lineup.  As many organizations around MLB Pro search for a productive top of the order, Miami bolsters potentially the most dangerous combination of speed in power in the first three at-bats of any game.  Lead-off man Jose Reyes is coming off of a 2013 campaign in which he only […]

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