Mid-January is always a slow spot on the baseball calendar, with teams stuck between fixing what ailed them the year before and trying to determine what they have for the year ahead. For today’s First Pitch, we look at a couple articles detailing what teams have done this offseason and what the early outlook is for 2016:
- Isaac Marks of Call to the Bullpen looks at the Rockies and their never-ending quest to solve Coors Field, which continues to this day.
- The blog Five Point Five takes a look into possible future expansion of Major League Baseball and offers a few options for potential landing spots.
- Blue Birds Banter of the SB Nation family looks ahead to 2016 and what role Dalton Pompey can play for the Blue Jays in the wake of Ben Revere’s departure.
- Matt Snyder of Fansided’s Detroit Jock City looked into the possibility of a short-term deal with a big bat like Justin Upton for the Tigers.
Enjoy these articles from around the web, and be sure to check back with Today’s Knuckleball for the rest of your baseball needs.