Chicago Cubs Acquire Justin Wilson

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The Chicago Cubs completed another step to bolstering their bullpen down to stretch late Sunday night. The club acquired left-handed reliever Justin Wilson, along with catcher Alex Avila, from the Detroit Tigers for prospects Jeimer Candelario, Isacc Paredes and a player to be named later or cash, according to Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free […] READ MORE


Dansby Swanson Optioned to Triple-A

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The Dansby Swanson era in Cobb County has been put on hold, for the time being. The Atlanta Braves optioned the young shortstop to Triple-A Gwinnett late Wednesday evening. The #Braves have optioned Dansby Swanson & Aaron Blair to Gwinnett. Corresponding roster moves will be announced before the game on Friday. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) […] READ MORE


Gleyber Torres to Undergo Tommy John

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Adding insult to injury for the New York Yankees following a six-game skid, the 2017 season ended early for the organization’s top prospect. Infielder Gleyber Torres (the No. 2 overall MLB prospect, according to Baseball America) suffered a torn UCL while sliding into home plate over the weekend. Update on INF Gleyber Torres: pic.twitter.com/hYNTpjGIeb — […] READ MORE


Clarke Schmidt 2017 MLB Draft Profile

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The state of Georgia continues to produce talent on the diamond. Ironically, the latest iteration of that trend spent the last three seasons residing on a mound in Columbia, South Carolina. Clarke Schmidt is a junior right-handed pitcher at the University of South Carolina and projects as one of the top arms in the 2017 […] READ MORE


Wil Crowe 2017 MLB Draft Profile

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Very few players in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft bring as much intrigue to the table as Wil Crowe, a right-handed pitcher from the University of South Carolina. Crowe, a Tennessee native, was about as decorated an athlete in high school as one could be. He was named a 2013 Louisville Slugger High School […] READ MORE


Tanner Burns 2017 MLB Draft Profile

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More and more each year, it seems, having a stockpile of arms with explosive fastballs is becoming the norm around Major League organizations. This 2017 draft class holds several young pitchers that will keep that trend alive and well. With names like Hunter Greene and Alex Faedo being tossed around, other young arms can get […] READ MORE


Team USA Wins 2017 World Baseball Classic

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Team USA was considered a favorite in every World Baseball Classic since its inception, but only made it to the semifinals once before 2017. Heading into the final game against Puerto Rico, this team looked to make history and be the first team from the United States to claim the title. Puerto Rico, who was […] READ MORE


Team USA Defeats Japan, Advances to WBC Final

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On a rainy Tuesday night, Chavez Ravine was the site of the most pivotal World Baseball Classic game ever for Team USA. Coming into the 2017 WBC, the United States played .500 baseball. The team has performed better this time around, but a large obstacle still lay in front: Samurai Japan. The premise of the […] READ MORE