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Braves Get Hot Stove Started; Trade Derek Lowe To Indians

An article by posted on 31/10/2011 0 Comments

According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the Braves have traded starting pitcher Derek Lowe to the Cleveland Indians. The Braves will get 23 year old minor league reliever, Chris Jones who is currently in Single-A and is not very highly regarded. Atlanta will also pay all but $5 million of Lowe’s remaining $15 million salary. Lowe […]

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Options Declined On Doumit, Ramirez, Sizemore, Maholm

An article by posted on 31/10/2011 90 Comments

The Pirates declined C Ryan Doumit’s $7.25 million option for 2012. Doumit posted a .303 batting average and .830 OPS this season in 77 games and has been hampered by injuries. The Pirates also declined LHP Paul Maholm’s $9.75 million option for 2012. Maholm posted a solid 3.66 ERA and 1.29 WHIP in 26 starts this season, […]

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MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #16 Collin McHugh, RHP

An article by posted on 31/10/2011 0 Comments
MMO Top 20 Mets Prospects – #16 Collin McHugh, RHP

Welcome to the fifth installment of the official MMO 2012 Mets Top 20 Prospects list, featuring RHP Collin McHugh of the Binghamton Mets, at #16. When the Mets made McHugh their 18th round pick in the 2008 draft, they found a player of unusual quality at that point in the draft. McHugh has been remarkably consistent throughout his professional […]

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MLB Diamond Notes: October 31st, 2011

An article by posted on 31/10/2011 0 Comments
MLB Diamond Notes: October 31st, 2011

Jose Bautista and Matt Kemp Win Hank Aaron Award. Both Kemp and Bautista were honored this past week with the Hank Aaron Award. This award was first given to players in 1999 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Aaron breaking Ruth’s career home run mark and is intended for the player in each league with […]

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Joe Nathan Says Mets Appeal To Him, But Not Really?

An article by posted on 29/10/2011 0 Comments
Joe Nathan Says Mets Appeal To Him, But Not Really?

Greg Logan of Newsday, was on hand at Stony Brook University today where former Twins closer Joe Nathan helped to dedicate their new baseball field. While speaking to reporters Nathan said he would consider joining the Mets as their closer this winter. “The Mets are going to be on my radar”, Nathan said. Nathan, 37, […]

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I Praise Sandy & Co.’s Stance

An article by posted on 28/10/2011 0 Comments
I Praise Sandy & Co.’s Stance

Today’s rumor mill is spinning regarding the Mets plan’s to pursue Jose Reyes. According to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News, the Mets front office plans to let the market set itself for Reyes. Sandy Alderson knows Reyes wants to test the free agent waters. It would be stupid to make an offer […]

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World Series Game 7: Rangers @ Cardinals, 8:05 pm EST Tonight On FOX.

An article by posted on 28/10/2011 0 Comments
World Series Game 7: Rangers @ Cardinals, 8:05 pm EST Tonight On FOX.

Wow, what a Game 6! Texas continually took advantage of mistakes by the Cardinals to take a lead, but every time they did, St. Louis stormed back to tie the game up. Then David Freese was able to come up big in the 9th inning with one strike left to send the game into extras, […]

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Introducing: The Hall Of Fame Class Of 1945.

An article by posted on 27/10/2011 0 Comments
Introducing: The Hall Of Fame Class Of 1945.

This Hall of Fame class is loaded with nine legendary players that many people wouldn’t consider your “average” Hall of Famer, including: Roger Bresnahan, Dan Brouthers, Fred Clarke, Jimmy Collins, Ed Delahanty, Hugh Duffy, Hugh Jennings, Michael Kelly, and Jim O’Rourke. Haven’t heard of any of those guys? That’s OK- neither did I until I […]

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MetsBlog: Wright To The Phillies?

An article by posted on 27/10/2011 0 Comments

Caught this on MetsBlog a few nanoseconds ago along with something about blue walls: In an interview with host Mike Missanelli on 97.5 FM in Philadelphia, ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark said: “The Phillies like David Wright. They have talked about David Wright. Are they really going to be able to make a deal for David Wright? Are […]

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If You Could Sign Albert Pujols, Would You?

An article by posted on 27/10/2011 0 Comments
If You Could Sign Albert Pujols, Would You?

  This is all HYPOTHETICAL (for all those reading impaired individuals) Albert Pujols is one of the best, if not THE BEST, hitter our generation has ever seen. I completely expect the Cardinals to re-sign Albert Pujols to a contract worth over $200 million for 7-8 years. Let’s get a little hypothetical on this dark and […]

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