Diamondbacks Send Eduardo Escobar to Milwaukee Brewers for Prospects

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Eduardo Escobar is Milwaukee-bound. Jeff Passan and Mike Hawk reported that the Milwaukee Brewers and the Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to a trade Wednesday afternoon. The Brewers will get All-Star third baseman Eduardo Escobar, while the Diamondbacks will get outfielder Cooper Hummel and infielder Alberto Ciprian. According to Diamondbacks broadcaster Steve Berthiaume, the Brewers will also […] READ MORE


Cleveland Guardians of the Galaxy Starting Nine

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Cleveland Guardians of the Galaxy Starting Nine The Cleveland Indians announced Friday morning that, beginning in 2022, they will be known as the Cleveland Guardians. Reactions are definitely going to be mixed. This author’s initial reaction was to think of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy characters. This quickly raised the question of what the lineup […] READ MORE



Reliever Rankings, July 20

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Reliever Rankings, July 20 Welcome to the July 20 edition of (clutch) Reliever Rankings! There has been some shuffling in the team rankings since the last edition. Furthermore, some relievers who had tremendous starts have either come back to Earth or straight up slumped. A reminder that these are clutch reliever rankings. Mop-up duty or […] READ MORE


Diamondbacks Play Long Ball, Defeat Pirates

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Diamondbacks 4, Pirates 2 PHOENIX, July 19 — Caleb Smith scattered six hits across 6 2/3 innings while the Arizona Diamondbacks smashed three home runs to nip the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4–2, Monday evening. Caleb Smith pitched himself out of a jam in the top of the second. One-out singles by catcher Jacob Stallings and second […] READ MORE