MLB News & Notes

Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki Both To Have Season Ending Surgery

An article by posted on August 15, 2014 0 Comments
Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki Both To Have Season Ending Surgery

Just one day after announcing that shortstop Troy Tulowitzki would be undergoing season ending surgery on his hip, the Rockies have announced that Carlos Gonzalez will also undergo season-ending surgery to repair the patellar tendon in his left knee. August 14 Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will miss the rest of the season to repair a labrum tear […]

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Cubs SS Prospect Javier Baez Called Up

An article by posted on August 4, 2014 0 Comments
Cubs SS Prospect Javier Baez Called Up

Chicago Cubs #2 prospect, also the #5 overall prospect in all of baseball according to MLB.com, Javier Baez was called up from AAA Iowa to join the major league squad in Colorado on Tuesday.  Baez was the topic of conversation for Mets fans outside of what I wrote earlier in the year, but he has […]

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Yankees Acquire Stephen Drew, Martin Prado

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Yankees Acquire Stephen Drew, Martin Prado

Update 4:16: The Yankees have also acquired Martin Prado from the Diamondbacks, according to Jack Curry of the YES Network. Prado is batting .270/.317/.370 with five homers this season. Original Post: The Yankees have acquired Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew, according to Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com. Drew, 31, signed a one-year deal with the Red Sox in […]

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Nats Land Asdrubal Cabrera; Likely Out On Murphy

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Nats Land Asdrubal Cabrera; Likely Out On Murphy

Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer announced via Twitter that the Nationals have acquired shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera from the Indians for infielder Zach Walters. The Nationals were in the market for a middle infielder and had reportedly expressed interest in the Mets Daniel Murphy.  

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Price Headed To Tigers In Three-Team Deal

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Price Headed To Tigers In Three-Team Deal

Update 4:45 PM Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal is tweeting that the Rays have acquired pitcher Drew Smyly and shortstop Willy Adames from the Tigers and shortstop/second basemen Nick Franklin from Seattle in the three-way mega deal. Center fielder Austin Jackson goes to the Mariners from Detroit. 4:01 PM The Tigers saw the A’s trade for Lester and raised all-in, dealing […]

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Oakland Deals Cespedes, Acquire Lester and Gomes from Red Sox

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Oakland Deals Cespedes, Acquire Lester and Gomes from Red Sox

The Oakland A’s have acquired starting pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes for young Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes according to Alex Speier of Red Sox Beat. The Red Sox are sending under $1 million to the A’s in the deal according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today.  It is worth noting that both teams filled major […]

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All Star Recap: MLB Celebrates Jeter; AL Bests NL 5-3

An article by posted on July 16, 2014 0 Comments
All Star Recap: MLB Celebrates Jeter; AL Bests NL 5-3

The 2014 MLB All-Star Game was held Tuesday night at Target Field in Minnesota. In what will be his last All-Star appearance, Derek Jeter led off the game for the American League and paused to accept an incredible ovation from fans and players alike. In typical Jeter-like fashion, he then lined a double to the […]

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MMO Interview: After Eventful Year, Murphy “Humbled” To Get All-Star Nod

An article by posted on July 14, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Interview: After Eventful Year, Murphy “Humbled” To Get All-Star Nod

Daniel Murphy has had a season of firsts in 2014. Murphy celebrated the birth of his first child on Opening Day, resulting in an unjust ribbing from local radio personalities for missing time on paternal leave—also a first. Murphy also made his first trip to the White House last month, speaking at the Working Dads […]

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Trade Deadline Buzz: Dodgers Unwilling To Move Kemp, Castro Is Cubs Centerpiece, Tulo Tired Of Losing

An article by posted on July 6, 2014 0 Comments
Trade Deadline Buzz: Dodgers Unwilling To Move Kemp, Castro Is Cubs Centerpiece, Tulo Tired Of Losing

The MLB trade deadline is just over three weeks away and while it’s tough to say who is or isn’t on the block, or who are and aren’t sellers, we are getting some clarity on a few issues. It’s hard to envision Troy Tulowitzki wearing anything other than a Colorado Rockies uniform, but the team’s […]

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A’s Acquire Samardzija from Cubs in Six-Player Blockbuster

An article by posted on July 5, 2014 0 Comments
A’s Acquire Samardzija from Cubs in Six-Player Blockbuster

The Chicago Cubs have traded starting pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics for a package of four prospects. The trade will be announced Saturday and reports say the Cubs will receive the A’s top two prospects in shortstop Addison Russell, 20, and outfielder Billy McKinney, 19. The Cubs also will receive Triple-A […]

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