It has been a long season for the San Diego Padres, and even a longer one since the trade deadline. Most San Diego fans have stopped watching games, especially with the NFL starting this past weekend. Fans have stopped watching not only because we are no longer in playoff contention, but because many of the players we were excited to follow at the beginning of … Continue reading Padres Sweep the Giants, Leaving SF Fans Wondering What’s Next (Playoffs?)
I am not a fan of MLB’s Wild Card setup. I value what the Wild Card offers to MLB and its fans. Prior to the days of Divisional Play, a runaway team like the current edition of the Chicago Cubs who enjoy a 12.5 game lead over the St. Louis Cardinals, would make the rest of the season be one of a real lack of … Continue reading Wild Thing! You Make My Heart Sing! Fifteen Teams Vying for Post Season Play!
As the trading deadline approached in 2015, the Brewers thought they had a deal with the New York Mets. However, the deal fell apart after it was announced, supposedly because of a medical issue with Carlos Gomez, the centerpiece of the deal. The next day, fan favorite Gomez was traded to the Houston Astros along with pitcher Mike Fiers. The Brewers got top Astros pitching prospects Houser and Hader along with power hitting outfielder Domingo Santana and elite CF prospect Brett Phillips. Brewers’ fans were mostly unhappy with the deal, but a year later most observers agree that the Brewers got the better end of the deal. Continue reading Deal Interrupted – For Brewers 2016 Trade Deadline is Deja-Vu All Over Again
Today, the Giants bolstered their rotation by adding unique southpaw Matt Moore from the Tampa Bay Rays, according to Joel Sherman. Now, this acquisition cost the Giants one major league ready infielder and two prospects. Moore will join a rotation that has struggled near the end with Matt Cain and Jake Peavy, but has a three headed monster with Bumgarner, Cueto, and Samardzija. Continue reading Giants Land Matt Moore
Today, the Rays ended Matt Moore’s tenure in Tampa Bay by shipping him to San Francisco, according to Joel Sherman. Also, according to Henry Schulman, Buster Olney, and Jeff Passan, the Rays will receive Matt Duffy, Lucius Fox, and Michael Santos for Matt Moore. Continue reading Duffy And Prospects To The Rays For Moore
Ranking the best ten pitchers that could be available at the 2016 MLB Trade Deadline. Continue reading Top 10 Pitchers That Could Be Moved at the Trade Deadline