“The Demise of Aroldis Chapman” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 62)

“The Demise of Aroldis Chapman” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 62)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we examine the recent struggles of Yankee star closer Aroldis Chapman, the future of MLB arbitration and Joey Votto’s 20 game streak of getting on base twice a game.

Are Aroldis Chapman’s days of being a lock-down closer behind him? Will the massive amounts of data in baseball front-offices have a negative impact on the job of player agents?

All these questions and more, if you call yourself a baseball fan you won’t want to miss a thing!

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“Aaron Judge & Gary Sanchez or Cody Bellinger & Corey Seager” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 61)

“Aaron Judge & Gary Sanchez or Cody Bellinger & Corey Seager” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 61)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we run through a number of hypothetical draft scenarios for our fantasy MLB expansion franchises.

Would you rather have Gary Sanchez & Aaron Judge or Cody Bellinger & Corey Seager? Would you rather have Joey Votto or Giancarlo Stanton? Jason Heyward or Chris Davis?

All these questions and more, if you call yourself a baseball fan you won’t want to miss a thing!

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“Cooperstown: Barry Bonds Who?” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 60)

“Cooperstown: Barry Bonds Who?” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 60)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we recap our journey to the baseball mecca of the world, the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. With a new set of inductees, we scoured the halls searching for Barry Bonds & Roger Clemens. Did we find them?

With T-minus two months until the MLB Playoffs, which teams are true World Series contenders and which are pretenders? Which trade deadline moves, made the biggest difference? Yu Darvish to the Dodgers, Sonny Gray to the Yankees?

All these questions and more, if you call yourself a baseball fan you won’t want to miss a thing! Continue reading ““Cooperstown: Barry Bonds Who?” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 60)”

“Yankee Blockbuster” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 59)

“Yankee Blockbuster” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 59)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we take a look at the blockbuster trade that saw Todd Frazier, David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle exchange their White Sox pinstripes for Yankee pinstripes. Will this deal be enough to put the Yankees in true contention this year, or will they regret trading the uber-talented prospect Blake Rutherford?

With T-minus two months until the MLB Playoffs, which teams are true World Series contenders and which are pretenders?

On the verge of next week’s MLB Trade Deadline, which big name players may unexpectedly find themselves in new uniforms for the playoff stretch?

All these questions and more, if you call yourself a baseball fan you won’t want to miss a thing! Continue reading ““Yankee Blockbuster” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 59)”

“MLB All-Buxton Teams” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 58)

“MLB All-Buxton Teams” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 58)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we take a look at the players at each position who have hurt their teams the most. Unlike the AL & NL All-Star Teams that played this past Tuesday, the “All-Buxton” teams are comprised of players who arguably better off sitting on the bench.

Which former All-Stars have descended into irrelevancy? Which team sports the most appearances on our rosters?

Jose Quintana was traded from the South-Side to the North-Side in a blockbuster deal, with the Cubs sending the White Sox a package of prospects, led by Baseball America’s #5 prospect, 20-year-old slugging outfielder Eloy Jimenez. Is the trade enough to pull the Cubs out of a free-fall and back to a World Series contender?

All these questions and more, if you call yourself a baseball fan you won’t want to miss a thing! Continue reading ““MLB All-Buxton Teams” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 58)”

“Manny Machado, Future Cardinal” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 57)

“Manny Machado, Future Cardinal” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 57)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we recap the MLB All-Star Game voting results, the Logan Morrison vs. Gary Sanchez beef, and wonder what Manny Machado would look like in a Cardinals uniform.

Which players were snubbed from the ASG? Does Logan Morrison have a legitimate beef? Who will be moved at the July 31st MLB trade deadline?

All these questions and more, if you call yourself a baseball fan you won’t want to miss a thing! Continue reading ““Manny Machado, Future Cardinal” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 57)”

“MLB All-Star Game 2017: Full Team Projections” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 56)

“MLB All-Star Game 2017: Full Team Projections” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 56)

In this episode of CapFigure Podcast, we dive into a heated discussion of the 2017 MLB All-Star Game rosters. We’ll fill you in on who the current leaders in voting are, going position-by-position for both the AL & NL team. Then we’ll let you know who will be suiting up for the game in Miami and who’ll be watching from their couch.

Kris Bryant or Nolan Arenado, dueling it out to man 3rd base for the NL. Is Eric Hosmer the most overrated player in baseball? Will Mr. Met be the only representative from Queens? Who will be the leading vote-getter, Bryce Harper or Aaron Judge?

All these questions and more, if you call yourself a baseball fan you won’t want to miss a thing! Continue reading ““MLB All-Star Game 2017: Full Team Projections” from CapFigure Podcast (Episode 56)”