Jake McCarthy and Succeeding a Fan Favorite

|

Jake McCarthy and Succeeding a Franchise Face It is never easy to succeed the face of the franchise, or an icon, or an institution. Yet it happens. Whether it be a longtime high school coach, a mainstay player, or a band director in a small town following someone who had been there longer than he’s […] READ MORE


Cincinnati Reds Trade Tyler Mahle to the Minnesota Twins

|

The Cincinnati Reds fire sale continued today just before the trade deadline. They have traded RHP Tyler Mahle to the Minnesota Twins in exchange for three prospects. The Reds will receive infielder Spencer Steer, third baseman Christian Incarnation-Strand, and left-handed pitcher Steven Hajjar. Each of these prospects ranks in the top 30 of the Twins […] READ MORE


Twins Acquire Closer Jorge López

|

The Minnesota Twins are acquiring All-Star closer Jorge López, from the Baltimore Orioles. Baltimore will receive minor league pitchers Cade Povich, Yennier Canó, Juan Nunez and Juan Rojas from Minnesota. Cano is the only one with major league experience. With 17 walks, 54 strikeouts and a .174 opponent batting average, Lopez has had quite the […] READ MORE


Austin Riley Signs Contract Extension

|

The Atlanta Braves have given third baseman Austin Riley a 10-year, $212 million contract extension, according to David O’Brien on Twitter. #Braves have signed Austin Riley to a 10-year, $212 million contract extension that is the largest contract in franchise history and also includes a $20 million club option for 2033. He’ll make $15 million […] READ MORE


The Milwaukee Brewers will Make Trades

|

The Milwaukee Brewers will make trades to increase their chances of winning the NL Central. The trade deadline is fast approaching and by this time on Tuesday, August 2, don’t be surprised to see some new faces wearing Brewers uniforms. This team knows their needs and will want to address them. Traders since 2018 The […] READ MORE


Willson Contreras and Ian Happ Might Head East

|

As trade rumors swirl, All-Stars Willson Contreras and Ian Happ Might Head East Back in 2009, the Chicago Cubs signed a young catcher as an international free agent. That catcher was none other than Willson Contreras. After seven years of being a standout prospect in the Cubs farm system, even winning the 2015 Cubs Minor […] READ MORE


Reds Trade Luis Castillo to Mariners

|

Reds Ship Luis Castillo to Mariners for Prospect Haul Cue the fire sale in Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Reds have traded right handed pitcher Luis Castillo to the Seattle Mariners for a huge haul of prospects. Castillo’s name has been a hot one on the market with multiple teams in the mix all year long. The […] READ MORE