MLB Trade Deadline: Three Winners, Three Losers

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The trade deadline is always one of my favorite times of the year due to the absolute 24 hours of frenzy that happens in the baseball world. Reporters tweet out hot lead after hot lead, breaking news banners are constantly updated, and clubs send some of their best minor-league prospects for the biggest names on the market. While the potential …

Machado Dealt to Dodgers in Blockbuster Trade

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In a blockbuster trade with the Orioles, the Los Angeles Dodgers landed four-time All-Star shortstop Manny Machado in exchange for five prospects on Wednesday. In a crazy day that was hampered by physical exam delays and speculation, the Dodgers only needed to give up one of their top prospects in Yusniel Diaz, an upcoming cuban outfielder that clubbed two home …

Nationals, Harper Dodge a Bullet With Knee Injury

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The Washington Nationals and their fans can breathe a sigh of relief. Their star outfielder may have just avoided serious injury that would have put his season on a halt. In the first inning of Saturday’s rain-delayed game versus the San Francisco Giants, Harper attempted to beat the throw at first base. However, due to the rainy conditions at Nationals …

Mid-Summer Heat: Biggest Moves of the MLB Trade Deadline

Yu Darvish will add yet more firepower to an already electric Dodgers pitching core.

For some reason, the MLB Trade Deadline is always one of the most exciting parts of the baseball season. Fireworks explode during each move, teams scramble to find deals to better their postseason chances, and players wait in anxious isolation in their locker rooms, wondering if the days with their current team have come to an end. But it’s also …

New Fish, New Legacy: Giancarlo Stanton

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Let’s take a quick peek at Giancarlo Stanton’s health records the last few seasons. In 2011: hamstring and quadriceps injury. In 2012: a knee bug and abdominal strain. In 2013: more hamstring issues and and shoulder pull. In 2014: a fastball that got away from Mike Fiers hit the slugger in the face, cutting his season short. In 2015: a …