Baseball

01Aug 2016
Cincinnati Reds Jay Bruce

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 […]

01Aug 2016
Oakland Athletics Rich Hill

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 […]

31Jul 2016
Cincinnati Reds Jay Bruce

Posted on July 31, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Cincinnati Reds right fielder Jay Bruce was not in the starting lineup Sunday as his team closed out a series with the San Diego Padres. He was originally in the lineup, but manager Bryan Price decided to take him out and give him the day off. The […]

31Jul 2016
Cleveland Indians Andrew Miller New York Yankees

Posted on July 31, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time in less than 24 hours, the Cleveland Indians have agreed made a blockbuster trade. Not long after reportedly acquiring catcher Jonathan Lucroy, the Indians have acquired relief pitcher Andrew Miller from the New York Yankees for four prospects: outfielder Clint Frazier, left-handed pitcher […]

31Jul 2016
Milwaukee Brewers Jonathan Lucroy

Posted on July 31, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Cleveland Indians have reportedly reached an agreement with the Milwaukee Brewers to acquire catcher Jonathan Lucroy. Neither team has confirmed the trade, as Lucroy has to approve the deal because the Indians are one of eight teams on his no-trade list. According to Ken Rosenthal, the […]

30Jul 2016
Washington Nationals Mark Melancon Pittsburgh Pirates

Posted on July 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine It’s no secret that the Washington Nationals have been desperately seeking a closer, especially after back-to-back blown saves by Jonathan Papelbon earlier this week. On Saturday, the Nationals finally found a new closer. Washington has acquired Mark Melancon from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for lefty reliever […]

30Jul 2016
San Francisco Giants Hunter Pence

Posted on July 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The San Francisco Giants added an impact hitter to their lineup on Saturday, and they did so without having to make a trade. The Giants have activated outfielder Hunter Pence from the DL after he missed nearly two months of the season with a hamstring injury. To […]

30Jul 2016
Oakland Athletics Rich Hill

Posted on July 30, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Oakland Athletics pitcher Rich Hill will not make his next scheduled start on Sunday, as he continues to have problems with a blister on the middle finger of his left hand. Hill being scratched from Sunday’s start makes a trip to the DL a distinct possibility for […]

29Jul 2016
New York Mets Juan Lagares

Posted on July 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Mets have placed center fielder Juan Lagares on the 15-day DL with a thumb injury. Lagares will require surgery to repair a partially torn ligament in his left thumb. Mets manager Terry Collins estimates he will be out of commission for six weeks. New […]

29Jul 2016
San Diego Padres Andrew Cashner

Posted on July 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The fire sale the San Diego Padres have been holding all summer continued Friday morning, and this time the beneficiaries were the Miami Marlins. The Marlins, desperate to add starting pitching, have acquired pitchers Andrew Cashner, Colin Rea, and Tayron Guerrero from the Padres in exchange for […]

29Jul 2016
San Francisco Giants Eduardo Nunez

Posted on July 29, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The San Francisco Giants added an all-star infielder to their roster late Thursday night, acquiring Eduardo Nunez in a trade with the Minnesota Twins for left-handed pitching prospect Adalberto Mejia. Nunez is having the best season of his career and was the Minnesota’s lone representative in this […]

28Jul 2016
Chicago White Sox Chris Sale

Posted on July 28, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine He served his time and now he’s back. After serving a five-day suspension for voicing his displeasure over having to wear throwback jerseys and then cutting up those jerseys, Chris Sale will return to the mound and the Chicago White Sox clubhouse Thursday night when the team […]

28Jul 2016
Miami Marlins Dee Gordon

Posted on July 28, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine While the Miami Marlins continue to search for pitching on the trade market, the team will add an all-star second baseman on Thursday when the team activates Dee Gordon following an 80-game suspension for PED use. The Marlins will undoubtedly be glad to have Gordon back, as he […]

28Jul 2016
Los Angeles Angels Mike Scioscia

Posted on July 28, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Angels completed their game Wednesday night against the Kansas City Royals under protest. The protest relates to a two-run error in the 7th game that tied the game at 3 runs apiece. The Royals went on to win the game 7-5. With two runners […]

27Jul 2016
Texas Rangers Lucas Harrell

Posted on July 27, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Texas Rangers have acquired pitchers Lucas Harrell and Dario Alvarez from the Atlanta Braves for second base prospect Travis Demerritte. It’s not a trade that figures to move the needle all that much for the Rangers, but it’s the type of move Texas needed to make in […]

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