Tag Archives: Wilson Ramos

Posted on March 13, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine After reaching the World Series in 2015, the New York Mets have tumbled back down to earth the last few seasons, finishing 77-85 last year. However, new GM Brodie Van Wagenen made some bold moves over the winter. He has put together what he believes will be […]

Posted on January 10, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine With the likes of Yasmani Grandal and Wilson Ramos off the market, the catcher market is starting to dry up. As it stands, the only marquee backstop out there is Miami’s J.T. Realmuto. The Marlins appear intent on trading Realmuto before the start of spring training. Recent […]

Posted on January 10, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Yasmani Grandal, who most considered the top catcher on the free agent market this winter, has found a new home. The longtime Dodgers has reportedly reached an agreement with the Milwaukee Brewers. The sides have agreed to a one-year deal worth $18.25 million, which is far less […]

Posted on January 6, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Cleveland Indians have spent most of this offseason trading away players to save money. However, they finally appear ready to start adding for the 2019 campaign. On Sunday, the Tribe acquired catcher Kevin Plawecki in a trade with the New York Mets. As part of the […]

Posted on December 16, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After a busy week at the MLB Winter Meetings, the New York Mets show no signs of slowing down this offseason. On Sunday, the Mets agreed to terms with catcher Wilson Ramos, filling another one of their needs. The deal is worth $19 million over two years […]

Posted on August 28, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Philadelphia Phillies just can’t stop adding hitters for the stretch run. On Tuesday, they added one more, acquiring Jose Bautista from the New York Mets. Bautista figures to be primarily used off the bench. However, he still has some power, and as we all know, he […]

Posted on August 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Philadelphia Phillies were aggressive before the non-waiver trade deadline and they have remained aggressive after it. On Friday, the Phillies acquired power-hitting first baseman Justin Bour from the Miami Marlins. In exchange for Bour, the Marlins have received left-handed pitching prospect McKenzie Mills. Bour has been discussed […]

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 March 17, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Tampa Bay Rays were not far away from a playoff spot last season. However, they made several moves over the winter that weren’t necessarily aimed at being competitive in 2018. Was there a method to Tampa Bay’s madness this offseason or did they doom themselves to […]

Posted on November 19, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine For the Tampa Bay Rays, every offseason is a battle between trying to improve as a team and trying to keep the team’s payroll reasonable. Like every team, the Rays have needs that they’ll look to address this winter. However, recent reports indicate that the Rays could […]

Posted on June 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Tampa Bay Rays have made a long-awaited shakeup behind the plate. The club announced Saturday that catcher Wilson Ramos has been activated from the DL. Ramos is in the starting lineup for Saturday’s game against the Orioles. In a corresponding move, the Rays have designated catcher […]

Heading into 2017, the Tampa Bay Rays appear to be stuck between rebuilding and competing. They’ve made moves this winter aimed at competing in the short term, but they’ve also made moves aimed at adding young talent for the future. As a result, the Rays are one of the more difficult teams to predict heading […]

Posted on March 2, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine When the Washington Nationals signed catcher Matt Wieters earlier this month, it created a logjam for them behind the plate, with four viable backstops on the roster. It now appears, as many suspected, that Derek Norris will be the odd man out, despite the Nationals trading for him […]

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