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NL Wild Card Thread: Giants vs Pirates, 8:05 PM

An article by posted on October 1, 2014 0 Comments
NL Wild Card Thread: Giants vs Pirates, 8:05 PM

San Francisco Giants at Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday, Oct. 1, 8:07 PM, ESPN Madison Bumgarner (18-10, 2.98) vs. Edinson Volquez (13-7, 3.04)  The National League Wild Card Game will be in Pittsburgh for a second consecutive year, with the Pirates set to host the San Francisco Giants at PNC Park. The Pirates and Giants met six times this year and the Bucs won four of […]

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Korean Power-Hitting Shortstop To Be Posted

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Korean Power-Hitting Shortstop To Be Posted

According to a report by Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, Korean shortstop Jung-ho Kang is going to be posted by his team the Nexen Heroes for a major league job. The right-handed power hitter, who has 38 home runs and 107 RBIs in 107 games this season, is 27 years old and will stay at shortstop or convert to […]

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Vladimir Guerrero’s Son Dazzles Scouts In Workout

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Vladimir Guerrero’s Son Dazzles Scouts In Workout

According to Nate Scott of USA Today, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., son of baseball great Vladimir Guerrero, worked out for several teams recently and scouts came away impressed. At just 15-years old, Guerrero Jr. stands 6’2, 220 pounds and scouts say he’s flashing more potential than even his father did at a similar age. Scouts also […]

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Will Mets Kick The Tires On Melky Cabrera?

An article by posted on September 8, 2014 0 Comments
Will Mets Kick The Tires On Melky Cabrera?

The Toronto Blue Jays suffered a big blow to their wild card hopes when they learned that outfielder Melky Cabrera will need season-ending surgery for the broken pinky finger he suffered on Friday. Cabrera, who turned 30 in August, was having himself a solid season, batting .301/.351/.458 with 35 doubles, 16 home runs, 81 runs scored and 73 […]

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Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki Both To Have Season Ending Surgery

An article by posted on August 15, 2014 0 Comments
Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki Both To Have Season Ending Surgery

Just one day after announcing that shortstop Troy Tulowitzki would be undergoing season ending surgery on his hip, the Rockies have announced that Carlos Gonzalez will also undergo season-ending surgery to repair the patellar tendon in his left knee. August 14 Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will miss the rest of the season to repair a labrum tear […]

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Cubs SS Prospect Javier Baez Called Up

An article by posted on August 4, 2014 0 Comments
Cubs SS Prospect Javier Baez Called Up

Chicago Cubs #2 prospect, also the #5 overall prospect in all of baseball according to MLB.com, Javier Baez was called up from AAA Iowa to join the major league squad in Colorado on Tuesday.  Baez was the topic of conversation for Mets fans outside of what I wrote earlier in the year, but he has […]

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Yankees Acquire Stephen Drew, Martin Prado

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Yankees Acquire Stephen Drew, Martin Prado

Update 4:16: The Yankees have also acquired Martin Prado from the Diamondbacks, according to Jack Curry of the YES Network. Prado is batting .270/.317/.370 with five homers this season. Original Post: The Yankees have acquired Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew, according to Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com. Drew, 31, signed a one-year deal with the Red Sox in […]

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Nats Land Asdrubal Cabrera; Likely Out On Murphy

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Nats Land Asdrubal Cabrera; Likely Out On Murphy

Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer announced via Twitter that the Nationals have acquired shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera from the Indians for infielder Zach Walters. The Nationals were in the market for a middle infielder and had reportedly expressed interest in the Mets Daniel Murphy.  

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Price Headed To Tigers In Three-Team Deal

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Price Headed To Tigers In Three-Team Deal

Update 4:45 PM Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal is tweeting that the Rays have acquired pitcher Drew Smyly and shortstop Willy Adames from the Tigers and shortstop/second basemen Nick Franklin from Seattle in the three-way mega deal. Center fielder Austin Jackson goes to the Mariners from Detroit. 4:01 PM The Tigers saw the A’s trade for Lester and raised all-in, dealing […]

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Oakland Deals Cespedes, Acquire Lester and Gomes from Red Sox

An article by posted on July 31, 2014 0 Comments
Oakland Deals Cespedes, Acquire Lester and Gomes from Red Sox

The Oakland A’s have acquired starting pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes for young Cuban outfielder Yoenis Cespedes according to Alex Speier of Red Sox Beat. The Red Sox are sending under $1 million to the A’s in the deal according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today.  It is worth noting that both teams filled major […]

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