Monthly Archives: July 2017

Posted on July 21, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Texas Rangers have let it be known in recent days that they are open to trading ace Yu Darvish prior to the trade deadline. If that’s the case, Darvish would immediately become one of the best starting pitchers on the trade block. Oakland’s Sonny Gray is […]

Posted on July 21, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine With the trade deadline looming, the trades are starting to come in hard and fast for the Seattle Mariners. Of course, considering the history of Seattle GM Jerry Dipoto, that shouldn’t be a surprise. One day after acquiring reliever David Phelps from the Marlins, the Mariners have […]

Posted on July 21, 2017, by Travis Pulver Ole Miss knew its football program had some issues. Is Hugh Freeze responsible for them? To a degree—yes. He and every other head coach can deny it as much as they want. But when things happen that shouldn’t, the head coach knows. He may not be directly […]

Posted on July 20, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Seattle Mariners have spent much the season on the periphery of the playoff race. But there’s no doubt the club is going for it in 2017 after acquiring right-handed reliever David Phelps on Thursday. The Mariners acquired Phelps from the Miami Marlins for four prospects in […]

Posted on July 20, 2017, by Travis Pulver The Cleveland Browns are known as the Factory of Sadness and with good reason. No one goes through quarterbacks quite like they do. They have not had a winning season since 2007 and haven’t made the playoffs since 2002—incidentally, the only other winning season for the franchise […]

Posted on July 19, 2017, by Travis Pulver Success is something that is meant to be celebrated, whatever it is. This is true in life much the same as it is in the NFL. But there comes a time when the definition of success becomes questionable. For instance, when participation trophies are handed out. All […]

Posted on July 19, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox have completed a trade that could swing the power in the AL East. In a seven-player trade, the Yankees have acquired third baseman Todd Frazier and relief pitchers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle. The White Sox will receive reliever […]

Posted on July 19, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Detroit Tigers long-awaited fire sale may have just begun, and the Arizona Diamondbacks appear to be the first team to benefit. Tuesday evening, the Diamondbacks acquired outfielder J.D. Martinez in a trade with the Tigers. Detroit will receive three prospects as part of the deal: Dawel Lugo, […]

Posted on July 18, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros have been dealt a serious blow. The club announced Tuesday that shortstop Carlos Correa is expected to miss the next six to eight weeks with a torn ligament in his left thumb. The 22-year old was forced out of Monday’s loss to the Mariners […]

Posted on July 18, 2017, by Travis Pulver When the Houston Texans selected wide receiver Andre Johnson from Miami with the No. 3 pick in the 2003 draft they had every reason to believe they were getting someone special. Over the next 12 seasons, he made 1,012 receptions for 13,597 yards and 64 touchdowns from […]

Posted on July 18, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Few players have been held back by injuries the past couple years as much as New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird. But Bird isn’t about to give up on himself or his season. After undergoing ankle surgery on Tuesday, a surgery the team believes could end […]

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