MLB News & Notes

Nationals Hire Dusty Baker; Marlins Introduce Don Mattingly

An article by posted on November 3, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Hire Dusty Baker; Marlins Introduce Don Mattingly

The Mets will face off against two new managers in the NL East next year, both with plenty of experience. Today the Nationals announced the signing of Dusty Baker as manager of the club. Meanwhile, the Marlins yesterday announced they have hired Don Mattingly to manage, giving him a four-year contract. The Nationals were initially […]

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Thumbs Down For Drew Storen

An article by posted on September 12, 2015 0 Comments
Thumbs Down For Drew Storen

Thumb’s down for Washington Nationals setup man Drew Storen, literally… He will miss the rest of the season after suffering a broken thumb in a fit of anger after the New York Mets swept them earlier this week. Storen hurt himself by slamming his locker in frustration after serving up the go-ahead homer to Yoenis Cespedes in the […]

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Dave Dombrowski Out As Detroit Tigers GM

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
Dave Dombrowski Out As Detroit Tigers GM

The Detroit Tigers today announced that Dave Dombrowski has been replaced as General Manager by Assistant GM Al Avila. Avila takes over as executive vice president of baseball operations and will assume all responsibilities related to baseball operations of the club. He will report directly to Tigers Owner Mike Ilitch. “I would like to thank Dave […]

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Pirates Acquire Aramis Ramirez

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Pirates Acquire Aramis Ramirez

Aramis Ramirez is not coming to the New York Mets. Ramirez, 37, has been dealt from the Brewers to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Pittsburgh’s 30th-ranked prospect — right-handed pitcher Yhonathan Barrios — and salary relief. The Pirates will reportedly absorb $3 million of the $5.74 million left on Ramirez’s contract this season. In […]

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All-Star Recap: AL Tops NL 6-3, DeGrom Strikes Out The Side

An article by posted on July 14, 2015 0 Comments
All-Star Recap: AL Tops NL 6-3, DeGrom Strikes Out The Side

The American League All Stars defeated the National League All Stars by a score of 6-3 in Cincinnati Tuesday night. National League: Pitching: Zack Greinke started the game for the National League. He pitched two strong innings after giving up an opposite field leadoff home run to Angels’ outfielder Mike Trout. The next batter walked, however he […]

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Little Roller Up Along First… Behind the Bag! It Gets Through…Hernandez?

An article by posted on July 9, 2015 0 Comments
Little Roller Up Along First… Behind the Bag! It Gets Through…Hernandez?

October 25, 1986: Boston: It took 68 years for the Red Sox to end the ‘Curse of the Bambino’ and they did it in historic fashion in front of a sold-out Fenway Park. The heavily favored Mets, winners of 108 regular season games, turned to Bob Ojeda in hopes of forcing a game 7. Trailing […]

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Steven Matz To Join Mets Rotation, Likely To Start Sunday

An article by posted on June 25, 2015 0 Comments
Steven Matz To Join Mets Rotation, Likely To Start Sunday

Updated 6:35 PM According to what a team source told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets plan to promote left-handed prospect Steven Matz from Triple-A Las Vegas and will use some form of a six-man rotation. Manager Terry Collins declined to confirm the promotion, but the cat’s out of the bag as Matz […]

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Braves Acquire Touki Touissant, Bronson Arroyo for Phil Gosselin

An article by posted on June 21, 2015 0 Comments
Braves Acquire Touki Touissant, Bronson Arroyo for Phil Gosselin

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports Atlanta Braves have acquired right-handed pitchers Bronson Arroyo and highly regarded Touki Toussaint from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for infielder Philip Gosselin. The D’Backs were motivated in dumping Arroyo and the approximate guaranteed $11 million  owed to him through 2016. Arroyo is currently rehabbing from Tommy John surgery and isn’t expected to pitch […]

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Mariners Acquire Mark Trumbo From Diamondbacks in Six-Player Trade

An article by posted on June 3, 2015 0 Comments
Mariners Acquire Mark Trumbo From Diamondbacks in Six-Player Trade

The first big trade of the summer went down this evening, as Mark Trumbo becomes the first big-name player to go off the board. Trumbo, in his second season with the Diamondbacks, will be headed to the Seattle Mariners in a six-player trade. Trumbo, 29, is batting .259/.299/.506 with nine home runs, 10 doubles, and […]

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Dodgers Looking To Move Infielder For Starting Pitcher

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
Dodgers Looking To Move Infielder For Starting Pitcher

According to beat reporter Mark Saxon of ESPN LA, the Los Angeles Dodgers are in the market for a starting pitcher now that Hyun-jin Ryu is contemplating shoulder surgery and after already losing Brandon McCarthy for the season. Saxon believes they’d be willing to move Cuban infielder Alex Guerrero, given their excess of third baseman. The 28 year old […]

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