As I sit here, wondering what the hell is becoming of my beloved franchise which has apparently decided to give up and call it quits after Derek Jeter sent the Yankees a gift basket, I find out maybe my team isn’t the only team to give up on 2018. Evan Longoria is now a New…… Continue reading Evan Longoira Goes Coast To Coast and the Orioles Make Their Case for Mets of the AL.
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
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. https://twitter.com/Dbacks/status/801631443675774976 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
I’m talking Chooch and Ellis tonight.
Here’s a quick rundown of trades you might have missed today. Baltimore – acquired utilityman Steve Pearce from TB for catcher Jonah Heim. Boston – traded RHP Pat Light to Minnesota for LHP Fernando Abad. Chicago (Cubs) – Traded RHP Jesus Castillo to Los Angeles (Angels) for RHP Joe Smith. Cincinnati – Traded OF Jay…… Continue reading Trade Roundup
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. https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/760159554046918656 The deal may free up the Dodgers to trade…… Continue reading Dodgers Trade For Josh Reddick And Rich Hill
Two minor leaguers will get you a veteran.
The Marlins are close to announcing a trade acquiring closer Fernando Rodney. They are reportedly offering up “a good A-ball prospect.” Rodney, 39, is in the midst of his latest rebound campaign, having posted a sparkling 0.31 ERA with 10.4 K/9, 3.8 BB/9 and a career-best 59 percent ground-ball rate in 28 2/3 innings as San…… Continue reading Marlins About To Trade For Fernando Rodney
Fresh off the news of the loss of league MVP Clayton Kershaw, the Dodgers have traded for Braves starting pitcher Bud Norris in exchange for minor leaguers left-hander Phil Pfeifer and right-hander Caleb Dirks. https://twitter.com/Joelsherman1/status/748591960852668416 Norris, 31, began the season in the Atlanta rotation and pitched dreadfully throughout the month of April, logging an ERA…… Continue reading Dodgers Acquire Bud Norris