Ronald Acuna Jr., Mookie Betts, Fernando Tatis Jr., Juan Soto and Mike Trout comprise the top-5 of our 2021 rankings.
On MLB's unwritten rules, the trade deadline and the glorious hot mess that is the postseason picture.
Whether it's good, bad, or ugly, or a combination of all of those things, it's baseball. It might not be the baseball we wanted, but it is the baseball that 2020 demands. Happy baseballing, y'all.
Whatever it looks like when the season actually starts, there aren't really any winners in this deal. The animus of these negotiations will not be forgotten by either side and the likelihood of a breakdown in future negotiations canít be understated at this point.
There's been a lot of talk about baseball "healing the country," from political figures and the commissioner himself. While that's a romantic notion, it's pretty much garbage.