Fernando Tatis Jr. #42 of the San Diego Padres (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images) The MLB Trade Deadline made some teams better, but others missed the boat It was another wild MLB Trade Deadline day. A lot of deals came down to the wire, and even more than that just never came to fruition. Some
The Texas Rangers did the opposite of what was expected at the trade deadline. The Texas Rangers haven’t been a team to follow on the field, due to their rather putrid overall play, but they were worth tracking during the MLB trade deadline on Monday. Given that the team was well-behind the Oakland Athletics for
The San Diego Padres have been MLB’s most aggressive team as we enter the final hours before the trade deadline. Here we rank their five deals. As we have reached the final hours before the most unusual MLB trade deadline in history, the San Diego Padres have been baseball’s most aggressive team. So far, they’ve
ARLINGTON, TEXAS – AUGUST 11: Joey Gallo #13 of the Texas Rangers in the first inning at Globe Life Field on August 11, 2020 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Ronald Acuña leaves Sunday Night Baseball with hamstring tightness by Steven Kubitza So who the heck is going to trade for Mike Clevinger?
The Cubs and Reds nearly got into a brawl as benches cleared on Saturday night Rob Manfred would really prefer that MLB players keep their distance during a pandemic, but as we’ve previously seen, his leadership isn’t all that great in these sorts of situations. In Saturday’s Cubs-Reds game, frustrations boiled over, leading to three
MILWAUKEE, WI – MAY 06: A detailed view of the Franklin batting gloves worn by Eric Sogard #18 of the Milwaukee Brewers during a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Miller Park on May 6, 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Pirates defeated the Brewers 9-0. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) Why does Austin Peay have
Jack Flaherty made it abundantly clear that Adam Wainwright is an old man. Adam Wainwright had a birthday and teammate Jack Flaherty wanted the world to know about it. Wainwright is still on the good side of 40, but only barely. He’s got another 365 days until he knows what being 40 is all about.
Atlanta Braves trade for Tommy Milone (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images) Minnesota Vikings are all-in for 2020 after Yannick Ngakoue trade by Brad Berreman Ohio State DT Haskell Garrett victim of shooting near campus by Mark Powell The Braves are closing to adding Orioles starter Tommy Milone Milone has an ERA slightly under 4.00, which
The Texas Rangers might be moving Lance Lynn and/or Joey Gallo by Monday. The Texas Rangers are sellers at the deadline and may move Lance Lynn and/or Joey Gallo. According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, “In addition to Lance Lynn, the Texas Rangers have been discussing outfielder Joey Gallo in potential trades, sources tell ESPN. The
Seattle has traded Taijuan Walker to Toronto. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette are mashing for the Toronto Blue Jays, but everyone north of the border knew they needed another starting pitcher to take some of the pressure off of Hyun-Jin Ryu as the 2020 season speeds towards a conclusion. Toronto found their ideal target
The San Diego Padres and Boston Red Sox pulled off the biggest trade deadline deal so far this year, and it was a no-brainer for both sides. The MLB trade deadline is built for one purpose: Contending teams dealing assets to sellers looking for top return on stars that no longer benefit them. It’s a
The Giants have run out of patience with Hunter Pence Despite winning five games in a row, not all is well with the San Francisco Giants. Gabe Kapler’s bunch is not getting the most out of their corner outfield spot, and decided to make a change. Hunter Pence is far from the quirky World Series
BUFFALO, NEW YORK – AUGUST 28: Randal Grichuk #42 of the Toronto Blue Jays celebrates after hitting a walk-off two run home run during the tenth inning to beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-4 at Sahlen Field on August 28, 2020 in Buffalo, New York. All players are wearing #42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day.
BOSTON, MA – AUGUST 19: Christian Vazquez #7 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after hitting a single during the fourth inning of a game against the Philadelphia Phillies on August 19, 2020 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The 2020 season had been postponed since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Billie
CINCINNATI, OH – AUGUST 12: Trevor Rosenthal #40 of the Kansas City Royals pitches against the Cincinnati Reds in the ninth inning at Great American Ball Park on August 12, 2020 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Royals won 5-4. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) Twins join the race for Angels starter Dylan Bundy by Braulio Perez
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – AUGUST 28: The White Sox celebrate Yasmani Grandal’s #42 walk off home run during the ninth inning against the Kansas City Royals. The White Sox won 6-5. All players are wearing #42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. The day honoring Jackie Robinson, traditionally held on April 15, was rescheduled due to
Mark Cuban claps back at the ’National Anthem Police’ by Mike Luciano NFC East power rankings: Cowboys and Eagles duel for the top spot by Rucker Haringey Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images The Pittsburgh Pirates may end up sharing PNC Park during the 2020 season. The Toronto Blue Jays need a new home in
The sports world makes for a beautiful palette but individual images can get lost in the constant shuffle. Here are the best sports photos from this week. (Photo by Ira L. Black ’ Corbis/Getty Images) Luis Diaz of Columbus Crew is on his knees and has his hands in the air to pray while Ronald
Andrew McCutchen #42 of the Philadelphia Phillies touches the arm patch of Jackie Robinson #42 after hitting a two run home run in the bottom of the third inning against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park on August 28, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. All players are wearing #42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day.
BOSTON, MA – JULY 14: A hat and glove are displayed during a Boston Red Sox summer camp workout (Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images) Patriots moving 2019 second-rounder Joejuan Williams to safety by Mike Luciano The Boston Red Sox’ Jackie Robinson tribute is laughable. The MLB is celebrating Jackie Robinson Day much later
Josh Hader has been better than ever in 2020, so why are the Brewers in trade talks for him? In a season that’s been full of darkness for the Milwaukee Brewers, Josh Hader stands out as the lone shining light. It would’ve been difficult for the left-hander to improve upon his 2019 and 2019 seasons.
The Astros and A’s took the field on Friday night to honor Jackie Robinson, then walked off. Friday night’s game between the Houston Astros and Oakland Athletics is postponed, but not before both teams recognized Jackie Robinson Day with a powerful gesture in recognition of racial equality and justice. The two teams came out onto
With the trade deadline approaching, these four teams need to buy to fulfill their World Series hopes There’s approximately one month remaining of the MLB regular season before the postseason kicks off in a bubble format. Teams have a choice to make in relatively short order, as the trade deadline is this upcoming Monday, Aug.
The Yankees need to bolster their ranks ahead of the MLB Trade Deadline. Here are five questions Brian Cashman must answer. The Yankees entered the 2020 season with a singular goal. Anything short of a World Series title will be deemed a failure for Aaron Boone’s team. That puts a ton of pressure on Brian
DETROIT, MI – JULY 01: A detailed view of an official Major League Baseball with a surgical mask placed on it sitting outdie of Comerica Park on July 1, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images) Several prominent NFL players considering a boycott during the season by Mike Luciano The
Fred and Jeff Wilpon spelled Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen’s name wrong while taking him to task over his Rob Manfred comments Well, this is awkward. On Thursday night, Mets CEO and COO Fred and Jeff Wilpon released statements denouncing GM Brodie Van Wagenen’s hot mic comments roasting MLB commissioner Rob Manfred. The trouble is,
The Milwaukee Brewers just can’t get off to a quick start If you want to figure out why the Milwaukee Brewers are 13-16, there’s one simple explanation: They concede first. A lot. In fact, the Brewers have given up the first run in 23 of their 30 games so far, including Thursday night’s outing against
Wil Myers lifts the San Diego Padres from the jaws of certain defeat It feels pretty different this year with the San Diego Padres, doesn’t it? Just ask Wil Myers. The Padres played a doubleheader with the Seattle Mariners on Thursday afternoon, as both teams protested playing Wednesday’s game over the Jacob Blake shooting up
Miguel Sano has been knocking the cover of the ball lately, but is it a real sign he’ll finally reach his full potential as a hitter? Miguel Sano arrived in the big leagues as a 22-year old in June of 2019, and proceeded to hit 18 home runs in 80 games (335 plate appearances). He
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – AUGUST 27: Fernando Tatis Jr. #23 of the San Diego Padres avoids a wild pitch while at bat during the first inning of a double header against the Seattle Mariners at PETCO Park on August 27, 2020 in San Diego, California. Several sporting leagues across the nation are resuming their schedules