Mariners Make Baffling Move

The Seattle Mariners haven’t been to the playoffs since 2001. They’re only one game in back of the A’s for the second wild card spot. One might expect them to be aggressive buyers at the trade deadline. Instead, they’ve traded dominant closer Kendall Graveman. Further, they sent him to division rival Houston Astros. https://cdn-vox–cdn-com.cdn.ampproject.org/i/s/cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/tcsMKtvKpXce9sp3euHGkJs2-9c=/0x0:3379×2252/1400×933/filters:focal(1202×485:1742×1025):no_upscale()/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69642161/1330321989.0.jpg In…… Continue reading Mariners Make Baffling Move

Padres Acquire Adam Frazier

Trade season continues, and the Padres noticed the “for sale” sign in Pittsburgh. They strengthened their lineup for their playoff push by obtaining Adam Frazier from the Pirates in exchange for infielder Tucupita Marcano, outfielder Jack Suwinski and right-hander Michell Miliano. Marcano has split time between the Padres and the minors this season, hitting .272…… Continue reading Padres Acquire Adam Frazier

Cleveland Guardians

Ummm…okay. The Cleveland Baseball Team just announced they will cease being called Indians as of the end of this season and become the Guardians. They had a video announcement narrated by Tom Hanks and posted a statement about how the name somehow reflects everyone in Cleveland. I’m no Clevelander, but my opinion is: meh. It’s…… Continue reading Cleveland Guardians