Monthly Archives: August 2016

Posted on August 2, 2016, by Travis Pulver Rob Gronkowski does not like his contract. He has made that clear during the offseason. If the New England Patriots are smart, they will tear up his contract now, give him a raise, and then resign him before the regular season starts. Not because he has outplayed […]

Posted August 2, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Boston Red Sox are planning to call up outfield prospect Andrew Benitendi in time to join them for their game Tuesday night against the Seattle Mariners. Benitendi was the 7th overall pick in the 2015 draft out of the University of Arkansas. According to, he is […]

Posted on August 2, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Just when it looked like the St. Louis Cardinals were about to get healthy and be in position to make a serious playoff push, the Red Birds get hit with another injury. The Cardinals placed rookie shortstop Aledmys Diaz on the 15-day DL Monday night with a […]

Posted on August 2, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Dodgers are expected to demote outfielder Yasiel Puig to the minors on Tuesday after he was not with the team when they flew to Denver on Monday in preparation for a series with the Colorado Rockies. The team made efforts on Monday to trade […]

Posted on August 1, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine On paper, the Texas Rangers may be the biggest winners of the MLB non-waiver trade deadline. In the final hours before the deadline, the Rangers acquired outfielder Carlos Beltran, catcher Jonathan Lucroy, and reliever Jeremy Jeffress. Perhaps even more impressively, they made the moves without giving up much […]

Posted on August 1, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine For the New York Mets, it’s deja vu all over again. A year ago, minutes before the trade deadline, the Mets made a deal to acquire Yoenis Cespedes. This year, minutes before the deadline they acquired outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for second […]

Posted on August 1, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Dodgers have made a big splash just a few hours before the non-waiver trade deadline. On Monday, the Dodgers acquired pitcher Rich Hill and outfielder Josh Reddick from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for three pitching prospects: Grant Holmes, Frankie Montas, and Jharel Cotton. The […]

Posted on August 1, 2016, by Travis Pulver Training camp is always important for players to attend, but for the Houston Texans, it is a little more important this season. Last season the Texans had a solid defense but a lackluster offense. Had they had an offense that could actually score a few points, maybe […]

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