What happened? The Giants and Dodgers were better, and the cracks in this team just made themselves even clearer, despite some good trade deadline moves.
Wil Myers is the longest tenured member of this team. This was his age-30 season, and he had some pretty pedestrian numbers after being a solid piece of the team for so long. In 146 games he hit .256 with 63 RBIs and 17 homers.
2022 Prediction: For the last year on his contract, will end up on another club by the end of the year.
2022 Prediction: Has much fuller and consistent numbers off the bench next year.
2022 Prediction: A lower-budget signing that delivers for a middle-tier team.
2022 Prediction: Will lose even more playing time to Jorge Alfaro.
2022 Prediction: As the rotation evolves, Paddack will be moved to the bullpen and do considerably better.
2022 Prediction: The Padres make a decision on Ryan, and he rewards them for it.
2022 Prediction: He's gonna be 38 so a few steps down, but still consistent and well-relied-upon.
2022 Prediction: More of the same, but with probably a lower ERA.
2022 Prediction: Retirement due to lack of offers.
2022 Prediction: The Dodgers get some silver-tier, not gold-tier, Hudson stuff.
Tomorrow, some extra members of my hometown Philadelphia Phillies.