All in all, it’s been a rather slow hot stove season so far. The Braves have made a few big splashes with Josh Donaldson and Brian McCann; the Phillies and the Mets are wading out into deeper waters as well with recent acquisitions (hi Robbie Cano!). However, the big fish are still out there: Harper, Machado, Corbin. What will the Land of Cleve do with Kluber? Where will J.T. Realmuto end up? Is anyone crazy enough to give Craig Kimbrel a six year deal? Who is getting the Other Seager Brother? Will the Gritty Snakes actually find someone to eat part of Zack Greinke’s contract?
Now’s the time to be honest with yourself. When it comes to free agency, or making some blockbuster trades, do you think your team is on the Nice List, or the Naughty List?
I think the Braves are on the Nice List at the moment, but there’s still some needs and wants that the front office could pursue from the old Wish Book, if you know what I mean.
What about YOUR team? Does your fanbase expect a shiny new toy, or a lump of coal? Tell us in the comments below.