On the 10th episode of DFA, Bryan and R.J. reflect on the downgrade in Anaheim from Mike Trout to Eric Young Jr. Across Los Angeles, Brandon Morrow returns to the Dodgers’ bullpen, and the guys marvel over the players they didn’t know were still in the league. Plus much, much more!
Jose Altuve is as elite as they comeâ€”at any position.
Joey Votto is a beast, but so is Yonder Alonso (with fewer stars). Don’t worry when you don’t see Cody Bellinger.
Would you look at thatâ€”Buster Posey still ranks as No. 1. And even though he’s not a five-star performer, Francisco Cervelli still has value.
Notes on Tyler Hill, Tyler Mahle, Fernando Romero, Johan Mieses, Garrett Whitley, and more.
Former teammates Chris Sale and Jose Quintana both struggle in their matchup, Deven Merrero has a shockingly big night, Trevor Bauer strikes out 14, and the Angels don’t even need Mike Trout.
Patrick writes about the worst trade he ever made, Jason finds the positive aspect of being a baseball star, and Nathan recounts the fight that should have ended all fights.
Are we there yet?
Notes on Yusniel Diaz, Jose Trevino, Keibert Ruiz, and more.
Taking stock of the Twins’ young outfielder after his first 162 games in the majors.
Andrew McCutchen bouncing back seemed reasonable, but maybe it shouldn’t have been.