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Past articles by Luis:

#Retire21... and farewell

MLB should recognize the most historically impactful Hispanic man in its history by retiring Roberto Clemente’s number throughout baseball. Finally, I bid you all farewell. → Read More

Dodgers hand Mookie Betts a 12-year, $365 million extension

It’s great for the Dodgers, it’s great for Mookie Betts, and it’s downright embarrassing for the Red Sox. → Read More

Trade Retrospective: Wil Myers, Steven Souza, and Trea Turner change teams in a big three-team trade involving the Padres, Nationals, and Rays

The Rays made a rare confusing trade, and the Nationals made out as well as they were expected to. → Read More

Future Value provides an interesting, comprehensive look into the worlds of scouting and baseball operations

Longenhagen and McDaniel put together what is a must-read for anyone who wants to get into scouting, while also being useful for those who want to work in baseball in other capacities. → Read More

Yuli Gurriel has strange reverse splits

Reverse splits are never as they appear. → Read More

Trade Retrospective: Mariners trade Michael Saunders to the Blue Jays for J.A. Happ

GM Jack Zduriencik’s ill-advised public criticism of Saunders led to a good old fashioned challenge trade. → Read More

Tigers legend Al Kaline passes away

The league lost a special player, and the Tigers lost one of the best to ever wear the Old English "D." → Read More

Alex Gordon has had a strange career

Gordon has had an unusual career arc, but despite his offensive shortcomings, he has had a career to be proud of. → Read More

The Padres’ season might hinge on what they choose to do with their sunk costs

Considering that this is such an exciting team on the rise, it would be shame if they let Eric Hosmer and Wil Myers hold them back. → Read More

The Mets actually have a chance to win the NL East

The projections are bullish on the Mets... but they’re still the Mets. → Read More

Trade Retrospective: Braves trade Jason Heyward to the Cardinals

The trade made sense for both sides, but the Braves were able to turn Shelby Miller into a king’s ransom a year later. → Read More

The Oakland A’s should continue to contend in 2020

But does this team have the talent to make the playoffs again? → Read More

The Twins are capable of repeating as AL Central champs

They’ll suffer some regression, and the White Sox have gotten better, but the Twins will benefit from key offseason moves. → Read More

The Mets hire Luis Rojas to be their second manager in three months

Luis Rojas is a shockingly good hire by a franchise that is notorious for its bad decision making. → Read More

Félix Hernández decides to continue his career by signing with the Braves

The soon to be 34-year-old pitcher is giving it one more shot. → Read More

Rays and Cardinals execute trade involving José Martínez and top prospect Matt Liberatore

This is a curious trade involving one of the smartest teams in baseball trading a top prospect for an underwhelming return. → Read More

The Angels and Nationals each sign a Castro

The Angels fill in a critical need at catcher, while the Nationals add to their infield depth. → Read More

Dallas Keuchel signs three-year deal with the White Sox

The White Sox continue their busy winter by continuing to shore up their rotation. → Read More

Cleveland trades Corey Kluber to the Rangers for a light return

Is this a remake of Major League? → Read More

Brewers fill catching vacancy by trading for Omar Narváez

He is no Yasmani Grandal, but he should slot in nicely as the Brewers’ starting catcher. → Read More