Monthly Archives: January 2017

Posted on January 28, 2017 by Bryan Zarpentine When the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a trade for second baseman Logan Forsythe earlier this week, it was a huge sigh of relief for Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier. Throughout the offseason, Dozier has been the subject of trade talk, and for the most part, he’s […]

Posted on January 28, 2017, by Travis Pulver When the Houston Rockets acquired James Harden back before the 2012-13 season, they knew they were getting a pretty good basketball player. Anyone that wins the Sixth Man of the Year Award (like he did for the 2011-12 season) can’t be half bad. Does that mean he […]

Posted on January 28, 2017 by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago White Sox have spent the winter engaged in what can only be described as a mini-fire sale. The White Sox have traded ace Chris Sale to the Red Sox and Adam Eaton to the Nationals, and they may not be done yet. Speaking publicly on […]

Posted on January 28, 2017 by Bryan Zarpentine While playing in the World Series last year, the Cleveland Indians were missing a few key players. Aside from Danny Salazar and Carlos Carrasco missing from the starting rotation, the Indians were without left fielder Michael Brantley, who would have been one of the team’s best hitters […]

Posted on January 27, 2017, by Travis Pulver The Chicago Bulls needed an opponent like the Miami Heat Friday night. They needed to play a team that—well, a team that stinks. After all the drama during the week involving Jimmy Butler, Dwyane Wade, and Rajon Rondo, they needed a win. Nothing cures dysfunction quite like […]

Posted on January 27, 2017 by Bryan Zarpentine The free agency saga of catcher Matt Wieters has had an infinite number of twists and turns, and there’s still no end in sight. The latest development comes from Tommy Stokke, who reports that the Milwaukee Brewers have “emerged as a potential suitor” for Wieters. Milwaukee’s exact […]

Posted on January 27, 2017 by Bryan Zarpentine So far this offseason, the Washington Nationals have acquired their center fielder of the future in Adam Eaton, moved Trea Turner back to shortstop, filled their void behind the plate with Derek Norris, and solidified their bench with Stephen Drew. But there’s one thing they haven’t done […]

Posted on January 27, 2017 by Bryan Zarpentine With February nearly upon us, teams are scouring the free agent market looking for a bargain. This is particularly true for small market teams like the Tampa Bay Rays, who are reportedly looking to add a power hitter after trading second baseman Logan Forsythe to the Dodgers […]

Posted on January 26, 2017 by Bryan Zarpentine The Washington Nationals have declined to spend much money in free agency this offseason, but they have made some relatively small moves to improve the periphery of their roster, and that continued Thursday when the team re-signed infielder Stephen Drew to a one-year deal. Drew will earn […]

Posted on January 26, 2017 by Bryan Zarpentine The Cincinnati Reds have signed veteran pitcher Scott Feldman to a one-year deal. The Reds formally announced the deal Thursday morning. Feldman will make a base salary of $2.3 million with the chance to make an additional $2.2 million in incentives. The signing of Feldman comes one […]

Posted on January 25, 2017 by Bryan Zarpentine Outside of the trio of Chapman, Jansen, and Melancon, Greg Holland was one of the most intriguing relief pitchers on the free agent market this winter. Despite missing the entire 2016 season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, more than a dozen teams expressed interest in signing him. […]

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