Month: January 2021

Nolan Arenado, Colorado Rockies. (Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports) National League power rankings after Cardinals’ blockbuster trade for Nolan Arenado by John Buhler The St. Louis Cardinals’ lineup just got more formidable with the Nolan Arenado addition. By trading for perennial All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado, the St. Louis Cardinals are the easy favorite to
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The Nolan Arenado trade to the St. Louis Cardinals sent shockwaves throughout baseball. After spending his first eight big league seasons with the Colorado Rockies, third baseman Nolan Arenado will be suiting up for the St. Louis Cardinals after the two teams executed a blockbuster trade. Arenado had grown frustrated with the Rockies’ directionless rebuilding
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The sports world makes for a beautiful palette but individual images can get lost in the constant shuffle. Here are the best Getty Images sports photos from this week. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates in the fourth quarter during the AFC Championship game against the Buffalo Bills at Arrowhead Stadium
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The New York Mets were spending big money this offseason under new owner Steve Cohen, but the Gamestop stock story might hamper that initiative. Wall Street’s GameStop chaos has dominated the headlines over the past few days, with everyone trying to make sense of why the video game retailer’s stock has skyrocketed recently.  If you’re
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The St. Louis Cardinals are bringing back veteran pitcher Adam Wainwright for the 2021 season. This offseason, the St. Louis Cardinals decided to let veterans Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina test the open market. Given that the NL Central is shockingly underspending this winter, the Cardinals figured they could wait. After some pressure from a
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The Washington Nationals bring in Alex Avila to backup Yan Gomes for the 2021 season. This past week, the Washington Nationals made a huge splash by signing top left-handed relief pitcher Brad Hand to a one-year, $10.5 million contract and re-signed Ryan Zimmerman a one-year pact. Now, with the NL East getting that much more interesting,
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The baseball world unfortunately lost a number of influential people in 2020. Let’s remember them, now. Don Larsen (St. Louis Browns, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Kansas City Athletics, Chicago White Sox, San Francisco Giants, Houston Colt .45’s, Houston Astros, Chicago Cubs) Typically, nobody would think that a journeyman pitcher with a career record of
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Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Braves interested in stealing J.T. Realmuto from the Phillies by Braulio Perez After earlier rumors of a possible reunion, the Houston Astros have agreed to a deal with free agent catcher Jason Castro. In early December the two sides were reported to be talking, and now it’s done. According to multiple
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The Boston Red Sox are still in rebuilding mode. Some former players would help make this a competitive season. The Red Sox have fallen off a cliff since winning the 2018 World Series. Thanks to a combination of major injuries, the Mookie Betts trade, important players falling off, and losing their manager to the Houston
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WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 22: Manager Davey Johnson #5 of the Washington Nationals waves to the fans before during game one of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins on September 22, 2013 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. The Nationals won 8-0. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images) Red Sox: 3 former players we need
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