While there's every reason to believe that Patrick Corbin can make good on his insane contract year, there's a ton of risk to consider on the Nats' side.
Jerry Dipoto had a tough job, trying to maximize his return on his best players while ensuring that the owners cut costs and lined their pockets. But it's hard to see a light at then end of the tunnel.
Player movement in professional sports has made buying jerseys a poor investment. Does that make looking for baby names on the playing field certifiably insane?
So, the Yankees basically went out and got themselves an ace, even if it was one who has some question marks.
No curse was broken, no drought was extinguished. But Boston's 2018 World Series win was a truly remarkable achievement by a truly remarkable team.