SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 28:  Carlos Gomez #27 of the Milwaukee Brewers dives into home plate to score a run against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning at AT&T Park on July 28, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Mets, Brewers trade for Carlos Gomez falls apart

Earlier tonight, news began to break about a trade between the Mets and Brewers that would send Carlos Gomez from Milwaukee to New York. Hell, we even wrote about it, and we generally don’t do that until something is official. Naturally…this trade fell apart over concerns about some of the medicals involved. You know what […]

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 19: Cole Hamels #35 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a pitch in the top of the first inning against the Miami Marlins on July 19, 2015 at the Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Cole Hamels

Cole Hamels is getting traded to the Texas Rangers

The trade has seemingly years in the making, but it’s finally happening – the Philadelphia Phillies are trading Cole Hamels to the Texas Rangers. All in all, I think this was a solid deal for the Phillies, and probably the best they could have expected after all of the chaos surrounding Hamels in recent years. Yes, […]

:MILWAUKEE, WI - APRIL 12: Carlos Gomez #27 of the Milwaukee Brewers bats against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Miller Park on April 12, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

Mets get their big bat, nabbing Carlos Gomez from Brewers

Going into Wednesday’s play, the Mets were only one game behind the Nationals in the NL East. That close to the top, general manager Sandy Alderson had to make a move and add some punch to a lineup that has scored the fewest runs (353) in MLB. With several slugging outfielders on the market before […]

of the Detroit Tigers during the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on June 17, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The Tigers are officially “rebooting”

The question about whether or not the Detroit Tigers are buyers or sellers has reportedly been answered – they’re selling. Specifically, they’re “rebooting” and listening on some of their impending free agents, including both David Price and Yoenis Cespedes. From ESPN’s Jayson Stark… Confirming an ESPN.com report, general manager Dave Dombrowski said he told multiple […]

CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 20:  Aroldis Chapman #54 of the Cincinnati Reds throws a pitch during the 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs at Great American Ball Park on July 20, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Diamondbacks interested in Aroldis Chapman for some reason

If your team is three games under .500, seven games out of first place, and 6.5 games out of a playoff spot, you know what you need? AN ELITE CLOSER! While it may seem ridiculous, that’s apparently the logic going through the head of Diamondbacks GM Dave Stewart, who confirmed his team is interested in […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  JUNE 21: David Murphy #7 of the Cleveland Indians hits a sacrifice fly to second scoring Roberto Perez #55 to win the game in the bottom of the ninth inning agains the Tampa Bay Rays at Progressive Field on June 21, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Indians defeated the Rays 1-0. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Angels fill outfield, add David Murphy & David DeJesus

The Angels have recently stormed back to take over the AL West lead, largely thanks to their offense, but outside of Mike Trout, the outfield has been a major issue. Collin Cowgill is on the 60 day DL and Matt Joyce is on the 7 day concussion DL, but the Angels may be happy about […]

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Phillies agree to deal sending Jonathan Papelbon to Nationals

The Jonathan Papelbon saga is over. The Philadelphia Phillies finally pulled the trigger on trading their closer, agree to deal him within the NL East to the Washington Nationals for AA pitcher Nick Pivetta. Interestingly enough, as part of the agreement, Papelbon will be Washington’s closer in 2015 and his option for 2016 will become guaranteed. […]

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Kansas City Royals strike another deal, acquiring Ben Zobrist from Athletics

The Kansas City Royals are going all in. Just days after acquiring new staff ace Johnny Cueto in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds, the club has struck another deal, this time acquiring super-utility man Ben Zobrist and $2 million from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for pitching prospects Sean Manaea and Aaron Brooks per Yahoo! […]

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 18:  Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies yells after turning a double play during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park July 18, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

The Blue Jays offense gets even better with Troy Tulowitzki acquisition

This is a sentence I can’t believe I’m typing – the Toronto Blue Jays have acquired shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and reliever LaTroy Hawkins from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for shortstop Jose Reyes, minor league pitchers Jeff Hoffman, Miguel Castro and Jesús Tinoco. The Blue Jays lineup, somehow, just got even more potent. Tulowitzki will enter the […]

DENVER, CO - JULY 25:  Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies reacts after flying out in the seventh inning of a game against the Cincinnati Reds at Coors Field on July 25, 2015 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Rockies blow minds, trade Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays

Remember all the talk about the Colorado Rockies not wanting to trade Troy Tulowitzki because he was the face of the franchise? Yeah, it was a bunch of crap. Tulowitzki is heading to the Toronto Blue Jays for Jose Reyes and a package of minor leaguers. Tulowitzki struggled early on for the Rockies this season, […]

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 04:  Tyler Clippard #36 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the top of the ninth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 4, 2015 in Oakland, California. The Athletics won the game 2-0. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Tyler Clippard traded to the New York Mets

The Oakland Athletics have traded right-handed reliever Tyler Clippard to the New York Mets in exchange for righty Casey Meisner. The Mets also received cash considerations in the deal. The Mets have acquired RHP Tyler Clippard and cash considerations from Oakland in exchange for minor league RHP Casey Meisner. — New York Mets (@Mets)

CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 19: Johnny Cueto #47 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches in the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Great American Ball Park on July 19, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Johnny Cueto gives the Royals their ace in the hole

The Kansas City Royals finally added a true number one starter to their pitching staff. And as a result, they just may leave the rest of the American League in their wake. Johnny Cueto was the best right handed starter available on the market and the Royals acted swiftly and decisively to get him, sending […]

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