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MLB News: D’Backs Fire Stewart and Hale, Weiss Out in Colorado

An article by posted on 03/10/2016 0 Comments
MLB News: D’Backs Fire Stewart and Hale, Weiss Out in Colorado

Some big news coming out of Arizona as the Diamondbacks announced that they have fired GM Dave Stewart and manager Chip Hale. Stewart was responsible for one of the worst trades in recent memory, sending their overall No. 1 pick in 2015, shortstop Dansby Swanson, plus pitching prospect Aaron Blair and outfielder Ender Inciarte to […]

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Buster Posey Drives In Three, Giants Clinch Second Wild Card

An article by posted on 02/10/2016 0 Comments
Buster Posey Drives In Three, Giants Clinch Second Wild Card

LHP Matt Moore tossed eight scoreless innings and Buster Posey had three hits and three RBIs as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-1 on Sunday to complete a three game sweep and clinch the second NL Wild Card. The stage is now set for the NL Wild Card Game as the […]

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MLB Needs To Immediately Review End of Game Plays

An article by posted on 30/09/2016 0 Comments
MLB Needs To Immediately Review End of Game Plays

Last night, Yadier Molina hit a game winning walk-off double scoring Matt Carpenter from first base to keep the Cardinals Wild Card hopes alive and well. There was just one teensy little problem. The umpires blew the call. Molina’s double hopped the fence and hit the back wall meaning the umpires should have ruled it […]

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Nats All Star Catcher Wilson Ramos Out For Season With Torn ACL

An article by posted on 27/09/2016 0 Comments
Nats All Star Catcher Wilson Ramos Out For Season With Torn ACL

Update: It’s a torn ACL for Wilson Ramos. He’s done for at least 6 months. Over the past two weeks, the Washington Nationals have suffered a number of injuries to some of their core players, capped off by the potential loss of all-star catcher Wilson Ramos, who appeared to injure his right knee badly on […]

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Marlins Acquire Francoeur In Three-Team Swap

An article by posted on 25/08/2016 0 Comments
Marlins Acquire Francoeur In Three-Team Swap

d Jeff Francoeur‘s tour of the National League East continues as the Miami Marlins acquired the veteran outfielder in a three-team swap. Frenchy has now played for every team in the NL East but the Washington Nationals. The Deal saw the Braves acquire minor league shortstop Dylan Moore from the Texas Rangers as well as […]

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Stanton Out For The Season, Marlins Considering A-Rod and Gomez

An article by posted on 15/08/2016 0 Comments
Stanton Out For The Season, Marlins Considering A-Rod and Gomez

Faced with the loss of Giancarlo Stanton for the rest of the season, the Marlins are considering both Alex Rodriguez (unconditionally released) and Carlos Gomez (designated for assignment) according to various reports. MLB Network Radio’s Jim Bowden says it’s inevitable that the Marlins could sign Rodriguez to play first base, according to his sources. Marlins […]

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Trade Deadline Recap from Around the Majors

An article by posted on 01/08/2016 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 31/07/2016 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 29/07/2016 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 25/07/2016 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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