MLB News & Notes

Braves Trade Jason Heyward To The Cardinals For Shelby Miller

An article by posted on November 17, 2014 0 Comments
Braves Trade Jason Heyward To The Cardinals For Shelby Miller

Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals have agreed on a trade that sends OF Jason Heyward and RHP Jordan Walden to the Cardinals in exchange for RHP Shelby Miller and RHP Tyrell Jenkins. He also noted that there are more pieces involved in the trade. Jason […]

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Russell Martin Signs 5-Year Deal with Blue Jays

An article by posted on November 17, 2014 0 Comments
Russell Martin Signs 5-Year Deal with Blue Jays

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that catcher Russell Martin has signed a 5 year deal with the Toronto Blue Jays.  He also confirmed via Twitter that the deal will be worth $82 million over that time span. In 111 games for the Pittsburgh Pirates last season, Martin posted career highs in OBP (.402) and WAR (5.3).  He hit .290, posted an .832 OPS, […]

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Showalter, Williams Win Manager of Year Awards, Collins Gets A Vote

An article by posted on November 11, 2014 0 Comments
Showalter, Williams Win Manager of Year Awards, Collins Gets A Vote

Baltimore’s Buck Showalter and Washington’s Matt Williams were respectively named AL and NL Manager of the Year for 2014. Showalter, a three time winner, received 25 of 30 first-place votes and 132 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. He won the award previously with the New York Yankees in 1994 and Texas […]

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Korean Slugging Shortstop, Jung-ho Kang, To Post In December

An article by posted on November 9, 2014 0 Comments
Korean Slugging Shortstop, Jung-ho Kang, To Post In December

Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that Alan Nero, the agent for the Korean slugging shortstop Jung-ho Kang, said he anticipates his client will be posted shortly after the December Winter Meetings. He joked, “If he were Cuban, he’d get $100 million.” MLB Trade Rumors spoke to an international scouting director who says […]

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Yankees and Chris Young Agree To $2.5 Million Deal

An article by posted on November 8, 2014 0 Comments
Yankees and Chris Young Agree To $2.5 Million Deal

Pending a physical, the New York Yankees and outfielder Chris Young have reached an agreement on a deal worth $2.5 million dollars. WFAN’s Sweeny Murti first reported the deal and both sides reportedly wanted to get something done after the season ended. After signing with the Mets for $7.25 million, Young struggled mightily and ended up […]

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Must See TV: Bud Bewildered By Wilde Moment

An article by posted on October 30, 2014 0 Comments
Must See TV: Bud Bewildered By Wilde Moment

You know that nauseating feeling you get whenever commissioner Bud Selig appears on your TV and his lips start moving? Watching Selig’s reaction during the World Series MVP presentation to Madison Bumgarner last night, was priceless. In some small measure it felt like fate was exacting some revenge on my behalf. In what may have […]

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San Francisco Giants Are World Series Champs, Bumgarner Named MVP

An article by posted on October 30, 2014 0 Comments
San Francisco Giants Are World Series Champs, Bumgarner Named MVP

Congratulations to the 2014 World Series Champions San Francisco Giants, who defeated the Kansas City Royals with a 3-2 win in Game 7 on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. The Giants are the first National League team to win three World Series in five years in 68 years. Madison Bumgarner was named the World Series […]

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Report: Joe Maddon To Manage The Cubs

An article by posted on October 29, 2014 0 Comments
Report: Joe Maddon To Manage The Cubs

Only five days after opting out of his contract with Tampa Bay, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that Joe Maddon will become the new manager of the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs and agent Alan Nero denied that a deal is done, but people familiar with the dealings say that it is certain to […]

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World Series Thread: Giants vs. Royals, 8:00 PM (Game 6)

An article by posted on October 28, 2014 0 Comments
World Series Thread: Giants vs. Royals, 8:00 PM (Game 6)

San Francisco Giants vs. Kansas City Royals Tuesday 10/28, 8:00 PM ET at Kauffman Stadium Jake Peavy (1-1, 3.68) vs. Yordano Ventura (0-0, 4.42) With a 3-2 games lead, the Giants are just one win away from their third world championship in the last five years, but getting that final win on the road in […]

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Cardinals Prospect Oscar Taveras Dies In Car Accident

An article by posted on October 26, 2014 0 Comments
Cardinals Prospect Oscar Taveras Dies In Car Accident

Sad news out of St. Louis…. According to Brian Mejia, the agent for Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, the young outfielder has passed away after he and his girlfriend were involved in a car accident in Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. Taveras, just 22, was called up to the big league club at the end of […]

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