MLB News & Notes

Marlins Trade Hanley Ramirez To Dodgers

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Marlins Trade Hanley Ramirez To Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired former NL batting champion Hanley Ramirez from Miami in a multi-player trade. The Dodgers also get reliever Randy Choate, while the Marlins receive pitcher Nathan Eovaldi and minor-league pitcher Scott McGough. This comes a day after the Marlins sent pitcher Anibal Sanchez and infielder Omar Infante to the Detroit Tigers […]

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Homegrown Hamels Staying With Phillies, Signs 6-Year Deal

An article by posted on July 25, 2012 0 Comments
Homegrown Hamels Staying With Phillies, Signs 6-Year Deal

Despite all the speculation that Cole Hamels would bolt for free agency, or that the Philadelphia Phillies would not be able to afford him, the two sides agreed to a six-year contract extension for $144 million, according to what major-league sources have reported to Ken Rosenthal. The Phillies are expected to make the official announcement later today. […]

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Brandon Lyon Goes To Blue Jays In 10-Player Swap

An article by posted on July 20, 2012 0 Comments
Brandon Lyon Goes To Blue Jays In 10-Player Swap

The Astros and Blue Jays completed a 10-player trade on Friday, with Houston getting seven players and sending three pitchers including Brandon Lyon to Toronto. The Blue Jays received left-hander J.A. Happ and right-handers Brandon Lyon and David Carpenter. The Astros acquired two Major League players — reliever Francisco Cordero and outfielder Ben Francisco — […]

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2012 All-Star Rosters Announced – Wright, Dickey Selected As Reserves

An article by posted on July 1, 2012 0 Comments
2012 All-Star Rosters Announced – Wright, Dickey Selected As Reserves

The starting lineups for the 2012 All-Star Game on July 10 at Kauffman Stadium have been announced. including the 17 starters as well as the all the reserves and of course the pitchers. Only David Wright and R.A. Dickey made the cut, Wright as a reserve and Dickey as a starting pitcher. Congratulations to both […]

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Phillies Trade Jim Thome To Orioles For Pair Of Prospects

An article by posted on June 30, 2012 0 Comments
Phillies Trade Jim Thome To Orioles For Pair Of Prospects

The Baltimore Orioles are reporting that they have acquired veteran slugger Jim Thome from the Philadelphia Phillies for two minor league players; pitcher Kyle Simon and catcher Gabriel Lino, both Single-A prospects. Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com first reported that both teams were in negotiations for Thome. Thome, 41, was posted a .242/.338/.516 slash with five homers in 71 plate appearances for the Phillies this […]

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NL East Report: Trevor Bauer Makes MLB Debut, Utley Returns With A Bang, Morse Is Raking

An article by posted on June 29, 2012 0 Comments
NL East Report: Trevor Bauer Makes MLB Debut, Utley Returns With A Bang, Morse Is Raking

The NL East Report is published every Friday and takes a look at the other teams in the division. The reports covers the latest news and notes, injuries and transactions, divisional records versus the Mets, and updated NL East Standings. News And Notes Atlanta Braves: Rookie right-hander Trevor Bauer made his major-league debut Thursday and […]

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Phillies’ Freddy Galvis Receives 50-Game Suspension For PEDs

An article by posted on June 19, 2012 0 Comments
Phillies’ Freddy Galvis Receives 50-Game Suspension For PEDs

The Commissioner’s Office announced today that Phillies infielder Freddy Galvis has received a 50-game suspension for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. The drug of choice was Clostebol, from which the test revealed a metabolite of, resulting in his suspension, effective immediately. Galvis was batting .226 with 15 doubles and 24 RBIs in 58-games for Philadelphia […]

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NL East Report: Braves and Marlins Reeling, Nationals On A Six Game Roll

An article by posted on June 15, 2012 0 Comments
NL East Report: Braves and Marlins Reeling, Nationals On A Six Game Roll

The NL East Report is published every Friday and takes a look at the other teams in the division. The reports covers the latest news and notes, injuries and transactions, divisional records versus the Mets, andupdated NL East Standings. News And Notes Atlanta Braves: The Braves have lost four straight at home, and have fallen […]

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NL East Report: Inter-League Edition

An article by posted on June 8, 2012 0 Comments
NL East Report: Inter-League Edition

The NL East Report is published every Friday and takes a look at the other teams in the division. The reports covers the latest news and notes, injuries and transactions, divisional records versus the Mets, andupdated NL East Standings. News And Notes Atlanta Braves: The Braves paid tribute to former All-Star pitcher John Smoltz today […]

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Mets Select Purdue Catcher Kevin Plawecki With 35th Overall Pick

An article by posted on June 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Select Purdue Catcher Kevin Plawecki With 35th Overall Pick

The Mets have selected catcher Kevin Plawecki from Purdue with the 35th overall pick in the 2012 first year player draft. Jonathan Mayo says: “Plawecki is an offensive catcher with a lot of ability with the bat. He makes consistent contact with a short swing that allows him to stay in the center of the field. With […]

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