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Trade Deadline Recap from Around the Majors

An article by posted on August 1, 2016 0 Comments
Trade Deadline Recap from Around the Majors

After the dust settled from today’s trade deadline, 16 moves were made involving 44 players. The Mets made their big move, acquiring outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds for second baseman Dilson Herrera and left handed pitching prospect Max Wotell. Through 97 games, the 29-year old outfielder has 25 home runs and a National […]

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Indians Acquire Yanks’ Andrew Miller for Prospects

An article by posted on July 31, 2016 0 Comments
Indians Acquire Yanks’ Andrew Miller for Prospects

The Cleveland Indians made their second splash of the trade deadline this morning, acquiring star reliever Andrew Miller from the Yankees ESPN’s Buster Olney reports. In exchange for Miller, the Yankees will receive four prospects from Cleveland, including highly touted outfielder Clint Frazier and pitcher Justus Sheffield.  The Yankees also added minor league right handers […]

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Marlins Add Starters Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea

An article by posted on July 29, 2016 0 Comments
Marlins Add Starters Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea

About a month after acquiring Fernando Rodney, the Marlins have remained active on the trade market in the hopes of earning their first postseason berth since 2003. Today, the Marlins acquired Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea from the San Diego Padres in a package headlined by Josh Naylor, who is ranked as the seventh best […]

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Yankees Deal Aroldis Chapman to Cubs for Prospects

An article by posted on July 25, 2016 0 Comments
Yankees Deal Aroldis Chapman to Cubs for Prospects

The crosstown Yankees have fired the opening salvo of trade season, sending Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs, Jon Heyman of FanRagSports reported first on Monday. The package going to the Yankees consists of top shortstop prospect Gleyber Torres, 21 year old outfielder Billy McKinney, swing man Adam Warren, and a player to be named later. […]

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Daniel Murphy Stands Up For Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on July 13, 2016 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Stands Up For Sandy Alderson

Even though he now plays for the Mets’ biggest division rival, for once, Daniel Murphy‘s heart may have still been in Queens. During the fifth inning of the MLB All Star game, there was a brief moment to Stand Up To Cancer, for everyone to remember those suffering from this disease. All the players, managers, […]

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Marlins Acquire Fernando Rodney From Padres

An article by posted on June 30, 2016 0 Comments
Marlins Acquire Fernando Rodney From Padres

The Miami Marlins are close to acquiring right-handed reliever Fernando Rodney from the San Diego Padres, according to Keith Law of ESPN.com. The Marlins will be sending a A-ball pitching prospect Chris Paddack to the Padres. The second place Marlins were rumored to be shopping for a closer or setup type reliever in recent weeks, and had […]

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Nationals Place Stephen Strasburg On 15-Day DL

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Nationals Place Stephen Strasburg On 15-Day DL

The Washington Nationals placed star pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 16th, with an upper back strain on Sunday. Strasburg missed two consecutive starts with the back issue and also dislocated two ribs while lifting weights last week. The Mets won’t see Strasburg in their upcoming three-game series with Washington, but […]

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Agony and Ecstasy Unfold as Dodgers Top Nationals in Wild Finish

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Agony and Ecstasy Unfold as Dodgers Top Nationals in Wild Finish

The look in the dugout said it all. The smiles, the joy, it was all there. And why not… After a pitching duel between two young and talented starting pitchers left the score knotted at 2-2, the Washington Nationals jumped out in front of the Los Angeles Dodgers in beautiful and balmy Chavez Ravine. Let’s […]

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Top Prospect Jameson Taillon to Debut Against the Mets

An article by posted on June 8, 2016 0 Comments
Top Prospect Jameson Taillon to Debut Against the Mets

The Pirates’ Jameson Taillon will be the next top pitching prospect to make his debut against the Mets, matching up against Noah Syndergaard tonight at PNC Park. Pittsburgh announced the move before yesterday’s doubleheader, which made the call-up necessary for the Pirates to avoid using Jon Niese or Juan Nicasio on short rest. Before being […]

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Nats Are Looking For Bullpen Help, Eyeing Chapman and Miller

An article by posted on June 6, 2016 0 Comments
Nats Are Looking For Bullpen Help, Eyeing Chapman and Miller

The Washington Nationals nearly blew a late five run lead against the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday after handing the game to their bullpen. After Felipe Rivero gave up three runs in the 7th to make it 10-8 Nationals, closer Jonathan Papelbon came into the 9th to try and preserve the slim two run lead. Papelbon […]

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