MLB News & Notes

David Wright Named Wilson Defensive Player of the Year

An article by posted on November 5, 2012 0 Comments
David Wright Named Wilson Defensive Player of the Year

After being denied a Rawlings NL Gold Glove as the league’s top defensive third baseman in 2012, David Wright can take solace in being named the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year for the Mets. Wright trumped Gold Glove winner Chase Headley in just about every advanced defensive metric at third base, but that didn’t stop the […]

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Rival Executives “Smell A Rat” In Philly

An article by posted on November 5, 2012 0 Comments
Rival Executives “Smell A Rat” In Philly

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports spoke with two rival executives who say “they smell a rat” in the Phillies’ pursuit of free-agent center fielder B.J. Upton. The executives believe that to gain some leverage in going after Upton this offseason, Ruben Amaro Jr. fired their hitting coach and replaced him with Steve Henderson, the Rays’ hitting coach from […]

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Mariners Re-Sign Perez To $1.5MM Deal

An article by posted on November 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mariners Re-Sign Perez To $1.5MM Deal

Updated Post 11/4 The Seattle Mariners announced that they have re-signed reliever Oliver Perez to a one-year contract for the 2013 season. “We are happy to have reached a mutual agreement with Oliver,” said GM Jack Zduriencik in a statement. ”He did a very nice job in helping solidify our bullpen after his call up last summer. As a veteran […]

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Some Surprises As Far As Players Who Did Or Didn’t Get Qualifying Offers Last Night

An article by posted on November 3, 2012 0 Comments
Some Surprises As Far As Players Who Did Or Didn’t Get Qualifying Offers Last Night

As you may have already heard, the Angels have opted against giving outfielder Torii Hunter a $13.3 million qualifying offer. After five years with Anaheim and becoming a fan favorite and an integral part of the Angels’ clubhouse, Hunter is now a free agent. Last night, veteran pitcher Dan Haren also became a free agent despite a last minute […]

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Morning Grind: Since When Does Offense Determine Gold Gloves?

An article by posted on October 31, 2012 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Since When Does Offense Determine Gold Gloves?

When did the Gold Glove become an offensive award? On Tuesday, MLB announced the 2012 Gold Glove winners. Here are the winners: There are some obvious choices in there, like Beltre, Buehrle, Molina, Reddick, Heyward, and Cano. Some choices can be argued back and forth, like Teixeira, Gordon, LaRoche and Wieters. Then there are some […]

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Congratulations to the World Series Champions!

An article by posted on October 29, 2012 0 Comments
Congratulations to the World Series Champions!

It’s an exciting time to be a San Francisco Giants fan for sure, but I’m talking about RickeyBobby, the 2012 MMO Fantasy Baseball Champion. In one of the closest and tightest World Series I’ve ever seen, Rckey defeated runner-up and first time fantasy player Urinal Blogs Rule by the score of 5-4-1.The lack of a bullpen was […]

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Rangers Hire Dave Magadan As Hitting Coach

An article by posted on October 19, 2012 0 Comments
Rangers Hire Dave Magadan As Hitting Coach

The Texas Rangers have dismissed hitting coach Scott Coolbaugh and hired Dave Magadan away from the Boston Red Sox. Magadan had been the Red Sox hitting coach for six years, beginning in 2007 when they won the World Series. The Red Sox, who are in the process of looking for a manager, held an option […]

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Buster Posey, Fernando Rodney Earn Comeback Player Of The Year Honors

An article by posted on October 19, 2012 0 Comments
Buster Posey, Fernando Rodney Earn Comeback Player Of The Year Honors

Catcher Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants and closer Fernando Rodney of the Tampa Bay Rays have been named the recipients of the 2012 National League and American League Comeback Player of the Year Awards, respectively, Major League Baseball announced today. The Comeback Player of the Year Awards are officially sanctioned by Major League […]

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Yankees GM Shoots Down A-Rod To Marlins Rumor

An article by posted on October 17, 2012 0 Comments
Yankees GM Shoots Down A-Rod To Marlins Rumor

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has denied a published report that suggested the Yankees have held discussions with the Miami Marlins about a potential Alex Rodriguez trade. ”It’s not true”, Cashman told MLB.com. Earlier today, Keith Olbermann reported that the Yankees are willing to pay nearly all of the $114 million dollars that is still owed to Rodriguez through […]

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Rounding The Bases: Braves Could Target Wright, Marlins Could Deal Johnson

An article by posted on October 8, 2012 0 Comments
Rounding The Bases: Braves Could Target Wright, Marlins Could Deal Johnson

The Miami Marlins will dangle starter Josh Johnson as “trade bait” this offseason the Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo reported Sunday. Despite some talk out of Florida that the Marlins won’t deal Johnson, who can become a free agent after 2014, the 28-year-old could be trade bait says SI.com. The Marlins would likely get a boatload […]

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