Monthly Archives: July 2018

Posted on July 31, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The MLB trade deadline definitely lived up to the hype this year. While big-time players like Manny Machado and Cole Hamels were dealt several days before the trade deadline, the last 24 hours have been crazy. Teams were working on deals right up until 4:00 with a […]

Posted on July 31, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After much speculation, the Tampa Bay Rays have finally pulled the trigger on a trade involving ace Chris Archer. To the surprise of many, the team getting him is the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Rays and Pirates agreed to a deal just before Tuesday’s trade deadline. In exchange for […]

Posted on July 30, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros have acquired their closer for the stretch run. Well, at least they hope they have. Monday afternoon, the Astros pulled off a major trade with the Toronto Blue Jays, acquiring closer Roberto Osuna. To get Osuna, the Astros have sent Toronto disgruntled closer Ken […]

For decades now, horse racing has been one of the most popularly wagered on sporting events in all of sports. The Triple Crown events of this year proved that with record numbers. Before millions of bettors were placing weekly wagers on their favorite NFL teams each and every Sunday throughout the Fall and Winter football […]

Posted on July 28, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Milwaukee Brewers have added an impact bat for the stretch run. Late Friday night, the Brew Crew completed a trade with the Kansas City Royals for third baseman Mike Moustakas. In exchange, the Royals have received outfield prospect Brett Phillips and reliever Jorge Lopez. “We were […]

Posted on July 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Yankees have lost the wrong player to injury at the wrong time. Outfielder Aaron Judge suffered has suffered a fractured wrist. He was hit by Royals starter Jakob Junis during the first inning of Thursday’s win. The Yankees say that surgery won’t be needed […]

Posted on July 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs have jumped on the bandwagon of contending teams acquiring starting pitchers. Late night Thursday, the Cubs agreed to a deal with the Texas Rangers for starter Cole Hamels. The Rangers will receive pitcher Eddie Butler, minor league pitcher Rollie Lacy, and a player to be named […]

Posted on July 26, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time in a matter of days, the New York Yankees have added to their pitching staff via trade. On Tuesday, the Yankees added to their bullpen by trading for Zach Britton. On Thursday, the Bronx Bombers addressed a void in their rotation by acquiring […]

Posted on July 25, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Yankees have turned one of their strengths into an even bigger strength. Tuesday night, the Yankees acquired relief pitcher Zach Britton from the Baltimore Orioles. As part of the deal, the Orioles have received three pitching prospects: Dillon Tate, Josh Rogers, and Cody Carroll. […]

Posted on July 24, 2018, by Travis Pulver Most NFL fans remember that playoff game between the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys back in 2014 for the infamous non-catch by Dez Bryant that the current rules would now call a catch. But there was something else telling about the game that made “the catch” necessary […]

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