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The Best of MLB Daily Dish 2018

With the year coming to a close, we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite pieces for 2018.

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We’ve had a lot of fun here at MLB Daily Dish this year keeping all of you on the pulse of what’s going on in baseball. We present to you some of the best pieces we’ve penned this year, from spicy editorials to trade deadline chaos. These articles represent the best of what our writers have to offer, from craftsmanship she eloquently strung opinions about the game we all love. Thank for joining us for the crazy ride that 2018 has been and for being such a lovely readership to cover baseball for.

Let’s bat flip straight into a better 2019!

Trade Deadline Coverage

2018 MLB Trade Deadline: Are the Cleveland Indians going to be buyers or sellers?

3 teams that should have exciting second halves in 2018

2018 MLB Trade Deadline: Are the San Diego Padres going to be buyers or sellers?

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees interested in Mike Moustakas as a first baseman, per report

2018 MLB Trade Deadline: Are the Philadelphia Phillies going to be buyers or sellers?

Indians acquire Brad Hand, Adam Cimber from Padres for Francisco Mejia

Braves “on the verge” of trading for Kevin Gausman

Winners and Losers of the MLB Trade Deadline

Editorial

Thoughts on Jonathan Singleton, suspended 100 games for his third positive drug test

How the Fortnite craze made its way into the Astros clubhouse this spring training

From club baseball to pro ball, Tanner Duncan making impact for Astros

Bryce Harper isn’t a ‘losing player,’ but we might be overvaluing him

The Mets Should Trade Jacob deGrom

MLB does not have a pace of play problem, it has a marketing problem

The Great DH Debate: A Modest Proposal

A look at NBA and NHL free agency should be a wake up call for MLB

Catch up with the Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant as he catches up with the Tennessee Smokies

Is ‘Ace’ the most misused word in Major League Baseball?

The Rays’ success shouldn’t earn their front office a free pass

Baseball needs to change how the playoffs work

Erik Kratz is the best story of the 2018 MLB Postseason

Analytics vs. Traditionalism: The great baseball debate that no one wins

Hot Stove and Offseason Coverage

The best landing spot for each of the top three remaining free-agent starters

Offseason-In-Review: San Francisco Giants

Offseason-In-Review: New York Yankees

Offseason-In-Review: Pittsburgh Pirates

Offseason-In-Review: Houston Astros

Chicago Cubs pick up Cole Hamels option, send Smyly to Rangers

2018-2019 MLB Team Offseason Preview: Washington Nationals

Five end of season awards as we head into the offseason

The Mariners sell-off continues as Jean Segura is headed to the Phillies, per report

Red Sox bring back Nathan Eovaldi pending physical. What does that mean for the American League East?

Chatting with Alex Cora: Red Sox optimistic Dustin Pedroia will be ready for Opening Day

Rays’ Jose De Leon needs Tommy John surgery

2018 MLB Draft

The 30 Best Names in the 2018 MLB Draft

15 years of No. 1 overall picks in the MLB Draft: Where are they now?

Is Tommy John surgery becoming more prevalent in top prospects?

What can be done to make the MLB Draft more exciting?

2018 MLB Draft: Who should the NL Central draft?

40 late-round MLB Draft picks who have proven themselves

2018 MLB Draft Profiles - Round One

Prospect News

Giants will promote Tyler Beede

Yankees recall Gleyber Torres from Triple-A

Braves call up Mike Soroka to majors

The Pirates are recalling top outfield prospect Austin Meadows

The Indians are calling up pitcher Shane Bieber on Thursday, per report

Pirates send prospect Shane Baz to Rays as player to be named in Chris Archer trade

September Call-ups to Keep an Eye On

Talking about the grind of life as a minor league baseball player with “MinorLeagueGrinders”

MLB, FCB agree to deal that could eliminate Cuban players’ need to defect