Errant Sea Creatures Flee Florida

The other day, I mentioned that the Tampa Bay Rays have decided to join their local baseball brothers in suckage, but they’ve notched it up. Now they’ve traded Steven Souza, Jr. to the Gritty Snakes. What they got in return is irrelevant. In the course of a few months, they’ve gotten rid of the Actual…… Continue reading Errant Sea Creatures Flee Florida

Florida Baseball Team Yard Sales, Volume Two

Are you surprised? Nope, not in this economy! <i>rimshot</i> The Feesh, as we all know, have been going hardcore with their elimination plans. The Tampa Bay Rays, not to be outdone, have DFA’d Corey Dickerson, who was an All-Star last year (huh?), picked up C.J. Cron (why?) and traded Jake Odorizzi to Happy’s Minnesota Twins…… Continue reading Florida Baseball Team Yard Sales, Volume Two

Danny Espinosa Traded To Angels

Early today, we learned that Danny Espinosa was unhappy with a newly diminished role in the Nationals’ lineup, and skipped out on Nationals Fanfest. Well, it appears that he made a smart move because hours after the report was filed regarding his unhappiness, Washington traded him to the Los Angeles Angels for two right handed…… Continue reading Danny Espinosa Traded To Angels

Andrew McCutchen to Washington?

Trade talks have apparently heated up between the Nationals and the Pirates and the Nationals are said to be quite close to picking up the superstar outfielder.  According to Ken Rosenthal the key piece headed back to Pittsburgh is 19 year old outfield prospect Victor Robles. Robles, a speedy center fielder who hit .280/.376/.423…… Continue reading Andrew McCutchen to Washington?

Turkey Day Surprise! D’Backs Heat Up Hot Stove

Thanksgiving surprises aren’t just horrible congealed salads with a mayonnaise sauce, or Aunt Clara’s new recipe for green bean casserole. It’s also trades that no one saw coming, like this one. The Arizona Diamondbacks have traded shortstop Jean Segura, lefty pitcher Zac Curtis, and outfielder Mitch Haniger to the Seattle Mariners for pitcher Taijuan Walker and…… Continue reading Turkey Day Surprise! D’Backs Heat Up Hot Stove

Jonathan Lucroy Vetoes Trade To Cleveland

The Indians and Brewers had a deal in place in which the Indians would get All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy in exchange for minor prospects Francisco Mejia, Greg Allen, Yu-Cheng Chang, and a fourth, unidentified prospect. The Indians were one of the 8 teams that Lucroy had on his limited no-trade clause.  It appears that Lucroy…… Continue reading Jonathan Lucroy Vetoes Trade To Cleveland

Orioles Trade Brian Matusz To Braves (Plus Update)

The Orioles have traded struggling reliever Brian Matusz and a competitive balance pick (#76) for minor league pitching prospects Brandon Barker and Trevor Belicek. Brian Matusz’s struggles have been on going almost since the day he arrived in the big leagues.  The one time “Future Ace” of the Orioles lost his starting role, when it…… Continue reading Orioles Trade Brian Matusz To Braves (Plus Update)