Last week, Brad Johnson traveled through time to bring us the NL pitchers he things are going make a huge impact in the summer of ’18. This week, he predicts the future for AL pitchers, including Yu Darvish.
Todd Zola breaks down the idea of using in-season park factors to gain an edge and suggests that the huge change in Marlins Park for left-handed hitters (such as division rival Bryce Harper) may not be what it seems.
Pitcher Matt Harvey will have season-ending surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome, and Jeff Stotts explains that though Harvey’s injury is in a favorable spot, he'll face major challenges upon his return in the spring.
Fresh off the All-Star break, Jan Levine gets into his National League waiver options for this week, which includes several big-name players -- like Dee Gordon and A.J. Pollock -- returning from lengthy absences sooner rather than later.