BREAKING- METS 3B DAVID WRIGHT SIGNS A 7-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION THROUGH 2020, WITH AN OPTION FOR 2021. The Mets star needed to be extended because Johan Santana and R.A. Dickey, who both carried the team, might not have the type… Read More ›
Month: November 2012
Outfield to mound: help in both catagories
Speedy outfielder Denard Span was acquired by the Nationals in exchange for minor league pitcher Alex Meyer. Span’s catches make him look a bit like Kobe Bryant; he jumps up and then catches the ball. This will make competition between… Read More ›
UP for a TON of tomahawk chops.
The Braves stunned Philadelphia by signing Tampa Bay Rays free agent B.J. Upton. The Phillies were believed to be so close to signing Upton, so the GM may be FURIOUS that their division rival pulled off signing Upton. Braves centerfielder… Read More ›
Cheater, Cheater Pumpkin Eater
Phillies All-Star catcher Carlos “Chooch” Ruiz got banned 25 games for taking Amphetamine, a MLB-banned drug that improves energy. Ruiz admitted his use of Amphetamine, and accepted his 25-game suspension. Ruiz’s suspension starts at the beginning of the 2013 regular… Read More ›
BREAKING NEWS- EVAN LONGORIA SIGNS A CONTRACT WITH TAMPA BAY THROUGH THE 2022 SEASON, WITH AN OPTION FOR 2023. Yikes! THAT wasn’t supposed to happen! The Rays need their star badly because David Price and James Shields didn’t stand up… Read More ›
The Mets traded cash considerations to the A’s for utility outfielder Brandon Hicks. They also got minor league pitcher Tim Byrdak on their 2013 roster. Hicks hits eventual walk-off home runs and Byrdak throws quality relief outings. THE METS NEED… Read More ›
now burriss is out of the burrow
The Cincinnati Reds signed SS/2B Emmanuel Burriss to a minor league deal. Great decision. Burriss can play third, and if Scott Rolen leaves, Todd Frazier can go to first and Burriss can play 3rd. Burris fields a grounder in Pittsburgh.
John F. outta here, John G. in
Gibbons tries on his Jays jersey Now that manager John Farrell shifts over to Boston, the Toronto Blue Jays went on a brief hunt for the perfect manager. One that doesn’t “monkey” around. John Gibbons (you get it, monkey, gibbons!)… Read More ›
Gomes with his hand on his heart, at Sun Life Stadium on 9/28/11 The Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Milwaukee Brewers, Cincinnati Reds, Washington Nationals, and the Oakland Athletics all had a taste of Jonny Gomes. Add the Boston Red Sox…. Read More ›
Andino, Carp, Saunders? Robinson, Exposito, Chen?
The Orioles and Seattle Mariners pulled off a stunning, stunning deal. Infielder Robert Andino heads to Seattle, while outfielder Trayvon Robinson goes to Baltimore. The M’s are looking to shift Andino to shortstop while Robinson is probably still going to… Read More ›