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21Nov 2019
Yasmani Grandal

Posted on November 21, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago White Sox took a big step toward becoming a competitive team on Thursday. The club has signed catcher Yasmani Grandal to a four-year deal worth $73 million. It’s the biggest free-agent contract in White Sox history and is an obvious sign that the White Sox […]

21Nov 2019
New York Yankees Jacoby Ellsbury

Posted on November 21, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine This is the time of year when most teams are adding to their roster. However, the New York Yankees have gone in the other direction, removing two long-term members of their team. Wednesday night, the Bronx Bombers officially released outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury and designated for assignment first […]

20Nov 2019
Atlanta Braves Chris Martin

Posted on November 20, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Atlanta Braves won’t rest until they have the best bullpen in baseball. At least that’s the message the Braves are sending to the rest of the league with their moves early in the offseason. Tuesday night, the Braves added another piece to their bullpen, re-signing righty […]

18Nov 2019
Ben Cherington

Posted on November 18, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Pittsburgh Pirates took an important step forward in their organizational overhaul Monday, officially naming Ben Cherington as their new GM. Cherington joins the Pirates after serving as the vice-president of baseball operations for the Toronto Blue Jays since September 2016. He takes over for Neal Huntington, […]

18Nov 2019

Posted on November 18, 2019, by Travis Pulver So far, it is safe to say that the College Football Playoffs system works. It has not been without controversy, of course. But overall, it has done an excellent job of recognizing the four best teams in college football. Much like the BCS and every system before […]

15Nov 2019
Washington Nationals Stephen Strasburg

Posted on November 15, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine After an amazing postseason run that culminated in him being named World Series MVP, it was kind of a no-brainer for Stephen Strasburg to opt-out of his contract with the Washington Nationals and hit the free-agent market. Heading into the 2019 season, it seemed unlikely that Strasburg […]

14Nov 2019
Will Smith

Posted on November 14, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Atlanta Braves mean business this offseason. The club has already made several notable moves, both to bring back key players and free up money. On Thursday, they made another move in hopes of improving their bullpen by signing left-handed reliever Will Smith. The sides have agreed […]

13Nov 2019
Josh Donaldson

Posted on November 13, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine What a difference a year makes. A year ago at this time, third baseman Josh Donaldson was coming off an injury-plagued season and struggling to find substantial offers on the free-agent market. He settled for a one-year deal with the Braves and went on to become an […]

13Nov 2019
Gabe Kapler

Posted on November 13, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine More than a month after the job opened up, the San Francisco Giants have hired their new manager. Tuesday night, the Giants announced that Gabe Kapler will be their new skipper after signing a three-year deal with the club. Kapler will have big shoes to fill, as […]

13Nov 2019

Posted on November 12, 2019, by Travis Pulver  The sportsbooks had reason to celebrate Sunday night with so many underdogs winning. But Monday night, no one partied quite as hard as fans of the Seattle Seahawks after their upset win over the previously undefeated San Francisco 49ers—except for one person. This man or woman had […]

12Nov 2019
St. Louis Cardinals Adam Wainwright

Posted on November 12, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Veteran pitcher Adam Wainwright isn’t ready to retire just yet. He’s also not interested in playing for any team other than the St. Louis Cardinals, the only major league team he’s pitched for since making his big league debut in 2005. That’s why Wainwright signed a one-year […]

12Nov 2019
Boston Red Sox Dustin Pedroia

Posted on November 12, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Having played just nine major league games over the past two seasons, Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia’s career is very much in jeopardy because of chronic knee problems. When he last spoke publicly, there was subtext that Pedroia was ready to call it a career. […]

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