2019 Autopsy Report: Chicago White Sox

Here we are, the last one of the day after just wrapping up the 2019 Oakland Athletics The 11th team eliminated, and 6th in the American League, is the Chicago White Sox. Heading into the season there was quite a bit of optimism surrounding the Sox. They added some nice pieces to the mix, had a young core developing and […]

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2019 Autopsy Report: Oakland Athletics

On to report number four on the day, having just wrapped up the 2019 Baltimore Orioles The 10th team eliminated, and 5th in the American League, is the Oakland Athletics. The A’s made a number of solid moves to compete in 2019, but given the division they play in – made tougher with the Astros ascent – it was hard […]

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2019 Autopsy Report: Baltimore Orioles

We keep rolling on with our third entry of the day, having just recapped the Kansas City Royals season. The 9th team eliminated, and 4th in the American League, is the Baltimore Orioles. I don’t think it’s a stretch to say, that if Opening Day 2019 I told you the Orioles, fresh off of a 102-win season and returning most […]

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2019 Autopsy Report: Kansas City Royals

The busy day continues as we trudge forward having just posted our autopsy on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The 8th team eliminated, and 3rd in the American League, is the Kansas City Royals. After a semi-surprising 2nd place finish in the AL Central in 2018, the Royals were poised to challenge again under the new management of Rob Chapman. Time of […]

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2019 Autopsy Report: Arizona Diamondbacks

It’s going to be a busy day at the morgue today! A glut of teams have been eliminated since our last post on the New York Yankees The 7th team eliminated, and 5th in the National League, is the Arizona Diamondbacks. Despite the big pickup of overseas two-way player, Shohei Ohtani, the Diamondbacks pretty much knew that 2019 wasn’t going […]

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2019 Autopsy Report: New York Yankees

Welcome to the 2nd half of today’s reports – earlier I reviewed the 2019 Milwaukee Brewers The 6th team eliminated, and 2nd in the American League, is the New York Yankees. The Yankees certainly had the highest hopes of any teams reviewed thus far. With a new GM in from Kansas City, a Big Apple sized budget and bevy of […]

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2019 Autopsy Report: Milwaukee Brewers

Another two-fer today as 2 teams were eliminated earlier this week. In case you missed it, our previous report was on the end of the Padres season. The 5th team eliminated, and 4th in the National League, is the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers began 2019 with little hope, but had a nice OF, some decent pitching and with a little […]

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2019 Autopsy Report: San Diego Padres

Busy day today as we also have our 4th Autopsy report for 2019 – earlier I recapped the Chicago Cubs The 4th team eliminated, and 3rd in the National League, is the San Diego Padres. The Padres are probably the first report where maybe they had a bit of hope in making a push, albeit pretty dim. With OF Nash […]

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2019 Autopsy Report: Chicago Cubs

Welcome to the 3rd Autopsy report for 2019 – yesterday we recapped the 2019 Detroit Tigers Our 3rd team eliminated is the Chicago Cubs – who really can almost call it a win in not being the 1st team eliminated. Hopes weren’t high on the North Side for 2019, and whatever bar was set, the Cubs likely topped it Time […]

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2019 Autopsy Report: Detroit Tigers

  Welcome to the 2nd Autopsy report for 2019 – if you didn’t get a chance to read the one for the Pirates, take a look Our 2nd team eliminated in 2019 is the Detroit Tigers – a team that really didn’t have super high hopes in 2019. They battled hard, found some good trades for aging vets and live […]

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2019 Autopsy Report: Pittsburgh Pirates

Welcome to the 1st post of what I hope is a recurring series over the next 2 months – the 2019 Autopsy reports! Long story short, we’ll take a quick cruise through each team, as it gets eliminated from taking home the 2019 title. Our 1st team eliminated in 2019 is the Pittsburgh Pirates – a team that looked to […]

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Team Preview #30: Tampa Bay Rays

Welcome to the Team Previews! If you’re new ’round here, check out the previous iterations at the Handy-Dandy Team Preview HQ On to the preview! Last Year 2018 Record: 85-77, 3rd Place AL East, 17 Games Back The Rays won 85 games for the 2nd consecutive season in 2018, but again missed the playoffs. They retooled at the deadline and […]

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Team Preview #29: Baltimore Orioles

Welcome to the Team Previews! If you’re new ’round here, check out the previous iterations at the Handy-Dandy Team Preview HQ On to the preview! Last Year 2018 Record: 102-60, 1st Place AL East, Lost ALDS to Seattle The Orioles built on their wunderbar 2017 season with a complete annihilation of the AL East in 2018, taking an early division […]

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Team Preview #28: St. Louis Cardinals

Welcome to the Team Previews! If you’re new ’round here, check out the previous iterations at the Handy-Dandy Team Preview HQ On to the preview! Last Year 2018 Record: 74-88, 3rd Place NL Central, 7 Games Back After 2017 saw the Cards miss the postseason for the first time in league history, most fans in the Gateway to the West […]

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Team Preview #27: Cincinnati Reds

Welcome to the Team Previews! If you’re new ’round here, check out the previous iterations at the Handy-Dandy Team Preview HQ On to the preview! Last Year 2018 Record: 80-82, 2nd NL Central, 1 Game Back After making the 2017 World Series, Reds fans in the Queen City were excited for baseball in 2018. Unfortunately, a slew of injuries dashed […]

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Team Preview #26: Minnesota Twins

Welcome to the Team Previews! If you’re new ’round here, check out the previous iterations at the Handy-Dandy Team Preview HQ On to the preview! Last Year 2018 Record: 98-64, 1st Place AL Central, Lost ALDS to Los Angeles Angels Fans in the Twin Cities, fresh off their 2017 title, saw some exciting baseball in 2018. A 2nd straight division […]

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Team Preview #25: Detroit Tigers

Welcome to the Team Previews! If you’re new ’round here, check out the previous iterations at the Handy-Dandy Team Preview HQ On to the preview! Last Year 2018 Record: 61-101, 5th Place AL Central, 37 Games Back 2018 was one to forget for baseball fans in the Motor City. After a 4 year run of 90+ wins and October baseball, […]

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Team Preview #24: Los Angeles Dodgers

Welcome to the Team Previews! If you’re new ’round here, check out the previous iterations at the Handy-Dandy Team Preview HQ On to the preview! Last Year 2018 Record: 89-73, 1st Place NL West, Lost NLCS to the Atlanta Braves While they didn’t have a gaudy win total in 2018, the Dodgers had quite a season in 2018. 89 wins and […]

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Team Preview #23: Colorado Rockies

Welcome to the Team Previews! If you’re new ’round here, check out the previous iterations at the Handy-Dandy Team Preview HQ On to the preview! Last Year 2018 Record: 83-79, 4th Place NL West, 6 Games Back The Rockies continued their up-and-down history with a nice “up” season in 2018. Fans in the Mile High City saw the team nearly secure […]

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Team Preview #22: Seattle Mariners

Welcome to the Team Previews! If you’re new ’round here, check out the previous iterations at the Handy-Dandy Team Preview HQ On to the preview! Last Year 2018 Record: 100-62, 2nd Place AL West, Lost ALCS to Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 2018 was another fantastic year in the Emerald City. The Mariners made the playoffs for the 5th straight time, […]

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