Washington Mourns Death of Nationals Owner

Sunday, June 11th, 2017 Sources close to the family of Washington Nationals owner Ted Lerner reported to the press that he had passed away early today in a Washington hospital after a short illness. Cause of death was undetermined at this time. Funeral arrangements are pending. “The Lerner family is mourning its tragic loss and asks for privacy during this […]

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Mariners Dealt Blow – O’Quinn Injury Update

O’Quinn’s Return to 2017 Now In Doubt   John O’Quinn could soon be placed on the disabled list. The Seattle reliever told reporters that he expects to be “out of commission” for 5-6 months because of ulnar nerve irritation. He hasn’t played since 05/24/2017. This year his season stats show O’Quinn has 3 saves in 23 relief appearances with a […]

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White Sox/Cardinals Agree to Mega-Deal

Cardinals & White Sox Agree To Mega-Deal Kershaw and Stanton Traded The Cardinals and White Sox are both dealing with slow starts to their 2017 season.  In order to try and light a spark within, the two teams agreed to a mega-deal Sunday afternoon. The White Sox agreed to trade SP Clayton Kershaw and AAA 1B Alex Dickerson to St. […]

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Draft Profile 2017

2017 MLB Draft Profile – Players To Watch As the MLB Pro Draft approaches, we take a look at some of the players that among the best at their respective position. MLB Pro AP –  April 24, 2017 Catcher – Steve Briggs (Savannah Country Day HS) Steve Briggs enters the 2017 draft for the first time.  The recently turned 19 year-old […]

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Yankees Wins 3B Francisco Sweepstakes

Francisco And Yankees Reach Deal Sportswriters questioned the wisdom of the freshly signed pact between Juan Francisco and New York today. The deal, set at a $145,000,000 price tag, will run for 5 years. On the face of it, all is well, though insiders say there could be repercussions in the clubhouse if Francisco starts running his mouth as he […]

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Mariners Make Splash

Diamondbacks Decide To Deal Mark Baker to Seattle After a 2014 season in which Mark Baker slugged 37 homers while hitting .289, Baker has regressed some over each of the past two seasons.  With this regression on the field, the Diamondbacks have struggled mightily as a team, losing 101 games last season. As a result, management in Arizona began the offseason […]

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Marlins/Tigers – Votto’s New Home

Detroit & Miami Agree To 5 For 1 Swap MLB Pro Insiders report that the Miami Marlins have agreed to trade 1B Joey Votto to the Detroit Tigers for bullpen arms Hector Santiago and Matt Moore – along with MLB OF Trayce Thompson, and pitching prospects Jeffrey Stone and Geraldo Spalton. It has been rumored that Tiger ownership wanted the […]

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Indians/Rockies Agree to Blockbuster Trade

Rebuild in Cleveland Begins Today After missing the playoffs the last three seasons, the Cleveland Indians have decided it is time to reshape their roster.  Today, the Indians and Rockies have agreed to terms on the following trade: Cleveland Trades: Mike Minor SP, Craig Kimbrel CL   Colorado Trades: Hudson Boyd SP, Carlos Martinez SS, Alonso Martinez 3B, Russell Wilson 2B, […]

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Padres Acquire Charlie Blackmon

Padres Acquire Charlie Blackmon and Prospect In Rockies Salary Dump It has been confirmed that the San Diego Padres have acquired Charlie Blackmon and a minor-leaguer from the Colorado Rockies. Sources within the Padres have confirmed the deal stating that, “Blackmon should bring some good leadership to a still relatively young team.”  Blackmon hit .306 in 379 at-bats last season. […]

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League Announces AL & NL Cy Young Winners

Gilmartin and Strasburg Named Cy Young Winners The American League Cy Young Award for 2016 has been presented to Stephen Strasburg of the Detroit Tigers. “It’s always nice to receive an award like this,” said Strasburg. “I just hope I can improve on my performance next year and be in the running again,” the Tigers star told reporters. Strasburg excelled with […]

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2016 MVP Award Winners Announced

Copeland and Figueroa Announced as MVP Winners The 2016 National League MVP is Julio Figueroa of the Nationals, and the 2016 American League MVP is Gary Copeland of the Twins. The award results were announced Wednesday night by the league office. After a successful rookie season in 2015, Gary Copeland took another step forward in becoming an offensive force for the Minnesota […]

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