What Does the Stroman Trade Mean for the Mets?

The New York Mets made a splash just ahead of the trade deadline, acquiring Marcus Stroman from the Toronto Blue Jays for minor league pitchers Anthony Kay and Simeon Woods-Richardson. The deal comes as a surprise as the Mets were seen as deadline sellers, with the biggest name available being hurler Noah Syndergaard. But the…

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Are the Phillies in Trouble?

The Phillies capped off their West Coast trip by winning their final two games against the Padres, but there is much to be concerned following a road trip that saw them lose five consecutive games, suffer yet another injury in the outfield, lose a key bullpen arm and see their division lead dwindle to just…

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The Worst First Round Picks of the 2010s

Sometimes, it just doesn’t work out. Yesterday, we revealed the best first round picks of the 2010s. Today, we will review the worst. Whether the player’s career was hampered by injuries, poor play or attitude, here are the biggest busts and reaches of the past decade based on draft position. While overall play is a…

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The Best First Round Picks of the 2010s

Ten years ago, I because writing mock drafts on a Blogger website just for the pure enjoyment. A lot has changed over the past decade, including the prevalence of mock drafts, better data available to evaluate a prospect, the new CBA changed the value of first round picks and, of course, the transition to this…

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The Way Too Early 2020 NFL Mock Draft

1. Cincinnati Bengals – Tua Tagovailoa (QB/Alabama) Cincinnati has a new head coach and if they do bottom out, Andy Dalton can be released for $17.7 million in cap relief. Tagovailoa would have definitely been in discussion for the first overall pick in 2019 had he been eligible and has been compared to Russell Wilson….

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2019 NFL Mock Draft – Round 2

33. Arizona Cardinals – Byron Murphy (CB/Washington) Adam Schefter tweeted this morning that Murphy is the “heavy” favorite to be taken with the top pick tonight unless Arizona trades it. 34. Indianapolis Colts – Greedy Williams (CB/LSU) Indianapolis traded out of the first round and it may not have hurt them as only one cornerback…

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Ten Takeaways from the First Round of the 2019 NFL Draft

Round One of the 2019 NFL Draft has come and gone and after a round full of trades, surprising picks and some of the expected selections, it’s time to break down some of the biggest takeaways of the night. Josh Rosen is Officially Available for Trade The Cardinals tried being coy during the draft process,…

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2019 NFL Mock Draft – Final Edition

1. Arizona Cardinals – Kyler Murray (QB/Oklahoma) The biggest news of the draft season has been surrounding Josh Rosen, who the Cardinals traded up to acquire in the first round last year. They’re still holding off for a trade, they’re hoping for a first round pick, but they may have overplayed their hand. Ultimately, they…

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Six Ways to Improve High School Wrestling

Being from New Jersey, I spent all of middle and high school on a wrestling mat and today it is still my favorite sport. It has a team element with emphasis on you as an individual, there are basically two seasons in one and it makes you mentally tough. That said, there are several differences…

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2019 NFL Mock Draft – Post Free Agency Edition

1. Arizona Cardinals – Kyle Murray (QB/Oklahoma) Yes, the Cardinals traded up to select Josh Rosen last year, but unless you’re living under a rock, you know that Kliff Kingsbury is enamored with Murray. Fox Sports Joel Klatt has definitely stated that Rosen is “going to get moved” and the Chargers, Giants and Patriots all…

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