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MLB Trade Deadline: Three Takeways

With the 2015 MLB trade deadline in the books, here are three takeaways based on the moves made and not made over the past week. Social Media Can Make Things Awkward Social Media has played a major role in changing the way fans keep up with sports and other forms of entertainment. For baseball, fans no longer rely on the…


Dan Haren

Dan Haren: Perfect fit for the Cubs

Full disclosure. I’m a White Sox fan and I’m going to talk about the Cubs. It’s no easy task to be analytical about the “other” team when you live in my town without the “other” fans assuming you have an agenda.  But, let’s see if I can do this without ruffling too many feathers. Cub fans have experienced a special…


David Price

Winners and Losers from this year’s MLB trade deadline

Now that the trading deadline in Major League Baseball has passed, let’s examine who helped themselves and who hurt themselves: Winners and losers from this year’s MLB trade deadline Kansas City: The defending American League champions addressed their one area of concern by trading for Reds ace Jonny Cueto. In acquiring the former 20-game winner, the Royals now have a…



J.A. Happ

Pirates acquire J.A. Happ, Michael Morse in pair of late deals

The following press release come from the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball concerning their trade with the Seattle Mariners just hours before baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline on Friday afternoon. The move adds another arm to the Pirates rotation as they fight for a spot in the MLB playoffs. The Pirates currently occupy the first wild card spot, and sit…


The Gillette Home Run Derby

Mets acquire outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from Detroit Tigers

The following press release comes from the New York Mets of Major League Baseball concerning their transaction with the Detroit Tigers just hours before baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline today.  The Mets get the big outfield bat that they had been looking for as they make a push to be a playoff team. Mets acquire outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from Detroit Tigers…


PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 21: Starting pitcher Nathan Karns #51 of the Tampa Bay Rays throws a pitch in the first inning during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on July 21, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Nathan Karns

Twins Acquire RHP Kevin Jepsen from Rays

The following press release comes to us from the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball and concerns their transaction with the Tampa Bay Rays, coming in just hours before baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline today. Twins Acquire RHP Kevin Jepsen from Rays Twins Send Two Minor League Pitchers to Rays Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they…


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