Month: July 2021

ATLANTA — How excited was Adam Duvall to rejoin the Braves? Well, after learning he was traded from the Marlins to the Braves around 12:30 p.m. ET on Friday, he packed his belongings in Miami, flew to Atlanta and made his way through an hour’s worth of rush-hour traffic before arriving at Truist Park approximately
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This year’s trade season did not disappoint. After a wild couple of days, we’re gonna do our best to recap the action from one of the busiest trade deadlines in recent memory. Let’s start with the headlines coming out of the Senior Circuit this month… The Champs Are Still The Champs: This phrase, in many ways,
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As the sun set on the Hank Aaron Invitational, approximately 100 participants walked away from the Jackie Robinson Training Complex in Vero Beach, Fla., as different players. After a week of elite training, they were now better prepared to navigate the landscapes of college and professional baseball — both on and off the field. For
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As reported yesterday, the Nationals signed first-round pick Brady House. His deal is worth $5MM, per Jon Heyman of the MLB Network (via Twitter). The slot value for the 11th overall selection is $4.55MM. House’s signing represents a bit of good news for Nats fans amid their sell-off yesterday. The high school shortstop was long
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ATLANTA — Instead of fittingly capping what could prove to be a season-altering day, the Braves were instead reminded they have the potential to get healthier and much stronger over the next couple weeks. Austin Riley homered for a fourth straight day, and Adam Duvall made a couple of key contributions as he reunited with
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Rockies’ shortstop Trevor Story is “confused” after not being traded before today’s deadline, according to Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post. “I don’t have really anything good to say about the situation and how it unfolded,” Story says. Story has been often mentioned as a logical trade candidate, given the fact that he’s a pending
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The Dodgers announced they’re activating star shortstop Corey Seager from the 60-day injured list prior to this evening’s game against the Diamondbacks. He’s in tonight’s starting lineup, hitting cleanup and playing shortstop. The star shortstop has been out since being hit on the hand with a pitch from Ross Detwiler in mid-May. X-rays revealed a fractured
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Whew! That was quite a couple of days! The MLB Trade Deadline has come and gone, and if you’re anything like most of us around here, your head is still spinning. It’ll be a while until we have a Deadline like that again. Remember a while back, when we were all worried that we already
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8:10PM: Cobb is indeed going on the IL, according to the team. But it’s because of “right wrist inflammation” and not a blister. 7:19 PM: The Angels are going to promote top pitching prospect Reid Detmers to make his major league debut, according to Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com. Although Bollinger originally said the debut would
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Rays Acquire Former Future Ray Jordan Luplow by Ben Clemens July 30, 2021 Some teams have an instantly identifiable “type.” You know what I’m talking about: the Cardinals and scrappy-but-under-tooled infielders, the Cubs with pitchers who don’t crack 90 mph, and the Rays with platoon-ish hitters who would be stretched as everyday players. Today, the
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Twins Get Bounty For Berrios, But It’s One That’s Not Without Risk by Eric Longenhagen and Kevin Goldstein July 30, 2021 With the trade deadline looming, today the Blue Jays bolstered their rotation, trading two prospects — shortstop/outfielder Austin Martin and right-handed pitcher Simeon Woods Richardson — to the Twins for right-hander José Berríos. As
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With Max Scherzer now likely headed to the Dodgers, Twins right-hander Jose Berrios becomes the clear top starter left on the trade market. The 27-year-old righty is earning $6.1MM in 2021, is controlled through 2022 via arbitration, and is in the midst of arguably his best season yet. Through 121 2/3 innings, Berrios has pitched
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