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

Nats Trade The Farm For Adam Eaton

Wow, after losing out on Chris Sale and being unable to get the McCutchen deal completed, the Nationals finally found a deal they could get done, trading their 1st, 3rd, and 6th prospects for Adam Eaton.  Chicago will receive pitchers Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo Lopez, and Dane Dunning in the deal. Eaton, who turned 28 on…… Continue reading Nats Trade The Farm For Adam Eaton

Mariners Trade Top Pick Alex Jackson To Braves

The Seattle Mariners traded former number 1 pick Alex Jackson to the Atlanta Braves for Rob Whalen and Max Povse. Jackson, the sixth overall pick in the 2014 draft, is still just twenty years old and has only played two professional seasons. But GM Jerry Dipoto — who wasn’t at the helm in Seattle when…… Continue reading Mariners Trade Top Pick Alex Jackson To Braves

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

Rangers To Acquire Lucroy

Well, this will make things awkward if the Indians and Rangers meet in the playoffs.  According to Rosenthal, the Rangers have a deal in place to acquire Jonathan Lucroy.  The Brewers will be receiving prospects Lewis Brinson and Luis Ortiz.  Additionally the Rangers will be picking up reliever Jeremy Jeffress.

Rangers Close To Deal For Carlos Beltran

The Rangers are reportedly very close to a deal with the Yankees for Carlos Beltran.  The Yankees would receive 2015 first round pick Dillon Tate and a low level prospect.  The move will help replace the loss of Prince Fielder and will allow the Rangers to move Choo to the DH when he returns from…… Continue reading Rangers Close To Deal For Carlos Beltran

Dodgers Trade For Josh Reddick And Rich Hill

The Dodgers made one move to address two key areas today, trading Jharel Cotton, Grant Holmes, and Frankie Montas to Oakland for Josh Reddick and Rich Hill.  Both Reddick and Hill are set to hit the free agent market at the end of the year. The deal may free up the Dodgers to trade…… Continue reading Dodgers Trade For Josh Reddick And Rich Hill

Orioles Acquire Wade Miley From Seattle

The Baltimore Orioles made a move to address their dreadful starting pitching by picking up a slightly less dreadful left-handed starter Wade Miley from the Mariners.  The birds will be sending 27-year-old Cuban left-hander Ariel Miranda to Seattle to complete the trade.  Miley will give the Orioles the only left-handed starting pitcher, a team that…… Continue reading Orioles Acquire Wade Miley From Seattle

Indians Acquire Andrew Miller

It looks like the Yankees decided to trade Andrew Miller after all.  The Indians acquired Miller for outfield prospect Clint Frazier, and minor league pitchers Jestus Sheffield, Ben Heller, and J.P. Feyereisen. Millers is one of the more dominant left handed relievers in the game.  He owns a 1.39 ERA in 45 1/3 innings, and…… Continue reading Indians Acquire Andrew Miller

Padres Trade Matt Kemp To Braves For Hector Olivera

The Braves acquired Matt Kemp for unknown reasons from the Padres in exchange for Hector Olivera.  Olivera, hasn’t played since his domestic violence arrest in Washington D.C.  Proving this trade was all about the benjamins, the Braves immediately released Olivera.  While I get wanting to dump Olivera, I don’t really get what took them so…… Continue reading Padres Trade Matt Kemp To Braves For Hector Olivera

Yankees Trade Chapman To Cubs

Last December, word came out that Aroldis Chapman was the subject of a pretty horrific domestic violence allegation.  At the time the Reds were actively shopping Chapman, and in fact one team the Dodgers pulled out as a result.  However, the Yankees saw an opportunity and traded for the hard throwing closer.  Now the Yankees…… Continue reading Yankees Trade Chapman To Cubs