Baseball

18Jul 2016
New York Yankees Carlos Beltran

Posted on July 18, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Trade rumors and speculation continue to surround the New York Yankees, and the latest talk involves outfielder Carlos Beltran. A recent report indicates that the Bronx Bombers had talks at some point this season with the Kansas City Royals about Beltran. Of course, Beltran began his career […]

18Jul 2016
Minnesota Twins Terry Ryan

Posted on July 18, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Minnesota Twins have fired their general manager and executive vice president Terry Ryan. The team made the announcement Monday, while also naming assistant GM Rob Antony as the team’s interim GM. The Twins are 33-58 this season, owners of the worst record in the American League. […]

18Jul 2016
New York Mets Michael Conforto

Posted on July 18, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine A little more than three weeks after the New York Mets demoted him to triple-A, outfielder Michael Conforto is on his way back to the big leagues. The Mets announced Sunday night that Conforto was being recalled and Brandon Nimmo optioned back to triple-A. In 16 games […]

17Jul 2016
Tampa Bay Rays Matt Moore

Posted on July 17, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Trade speculation is heating up all around baseball with a little more than two weeks until the August 1 trade deadline. One of the most talkative teams in recent days has been the Texas Rangers, who are looking for pitching help amidst a recent skid that has […]

17Jul 2016
New York Yankees Carlos Beltran

Posted on July 17, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine With every loss, the New York Yankees take one step closer to actually being sellers at the trade deadline this year. At the all-star break, the front office and management were still split on whether or not the team should be buyers or sellers, but with back-to-back […]

17Jul 2016
Chicago White Sox Robin Ventura

Posted on July 17, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Major League Baseball is fed up with the actions of managers yelling at umpires over balls and strikes, and they’re telling the skippers that they need to calm down. MLB executive Joe Torre, himself a former big league manager, sent a memo out Friday when the second […]

16Jul 2016
Toronto Blue Jays Justin Smoak

Posted on July 16, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Toronto Blue Jays announced Saturday that they have signed first baseman Justin Smoak to a two-year contract extension. Smoak, who is making $3.9 million this year, would have been a free agent after the season. Instead, he will stay in Toronto and make $4.125 million in […]

16Jul 2016
Chicago Cubs Anthony Rizzo

Posted on July 16, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Before the Chicago Cubs got the second half of their season underway on Friday, all-star first baseman Anthony Rizzo had a few things he wanted to get off his chest. Rizzo verbally attacked the media over their negativity and sense of panic over the Cubs struggles heading […]

16Jul 2016
Yulieski Gurriel

Posted on July 16, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros have reportedly agreed to sign Cuban free agent Yulieski Gourriel. The team has scheduled a press conference for Saturday afternoon to formally announce the deal, which is reportedly a five-year contract worth $47.5 million. Major League Baseball declared Gourriel a free agent last month […]

15Jul 2016

Posted on July 15, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago White Sox will promote right-handed pitcher Carson Fulmer, the team’s top prospect, prior to getting the second half of the season underway Friday night against the Lost Angeles Angels. The team has not confirmed the news, but reports indicate Fulmer will be promoted Friday and […]

15Jul 2016
Arizona Diamondbacks Shelby Miller

Posted on July 15, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Shelby Miller may have just hit rock bottom in what has been a nightmare of a season. The Diamondbacks announced Thursday night that Miller will not be with the team when they begin the second half of their season on Friday, as he has […]

15Jul 2016
San Diego Padres Drew Pomeranz

Posted on July 15, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Boston Red Sox pulled off the biggest move of the trade season thus far on Thursday, acquiring left-handed pitcher Drew Pomeranz from the San Diego Padres in exchange for pitching prospect Anderson Espinoza. Many considered Pomeranz to be the best pitcher who may be available in […]

14Jul 2016
New York Yankees

Posted on July 14, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine With a little more than two weeks until the non-waiver trade deadline, teams all across baseball are gearing up for one of the busiest times of year for front office people. Most teams seem to know where they stand, except that is, for the New York Yankees, […]

14Jul 2016
Pittsburgh Pirates Gerrit Cole

Posted on July 14, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced their starters for this weekend’s series against the Washington Nationals, and included on that schedule is Gerrit Cole, who will make his return from the DL on Saturday. Cole went to the DL on June 10 because of a strained triceps muscle […]

14Jul 2016
Toronto Blue Jays Edwin Encarnacion

Posted on July 14, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Toronto Blue Jays slugger and free agent to be Edwin Encarnacion is not interested in signing, or even talking about, a contract extension during the season, according to recent reports. His agent, Paul Kinzer, says Encarnacion intends to let the season play out and then hit the […]

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