Phillies Snag David Robertson From Cubs

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Less than two hours before the trade deadline ended, the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies came to an agreement. 37-year-old relief pitcher David Robertson will be moving to the city of brotherly love, while 22-year-old pitching prospect Ben Brown will join an increasingly deep Cubs farm system. The deal was first reported by ESPN’s Jeff […] READ MORE


Phillies Bullpen Woes Continue to Unravel

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The Philadelphia Phillies are in trouble. After dropping four of their last five series, the Phils are 13 games back of the division. That skid also includes a sweep by the New York Mets and a losing streak that stretches five games. The pitching has been bad over this stretch, but the Phillies bullpen is […] READ MORE


Mets Add Hand off Waivers From Blue Jays

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The New York Mets took a flyer Thursday, claiming lefty reliever Brad Hand off the waiver wire. To make room on the 40-man roster, right-hander Geoff Hartlieb was designated for assignment. The decision to add Hand was yet another unexpected development in what has been a tumultuous week for New York. Hand struggled during his […] READ MORE




Indians Sign Bryan Shaw and Heath Hembree

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Cleveland Indians Bring in Pair of Relievers on Minor-League Deals The Cleveland Indians signed free agents Bryan Shaw and Heath Hembree on Wednesday. Jon Heyman of MLB Network was first to report the news regarding Hembree. Meanwhile, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reported the Bryan Shaw news first. Heath Hembree signs minors deal with Indians. […] READ MORE


Brad Hand Signs a One Year Contract With the Washington Nationals

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Free-agent closer Brad Hand has reportedly signed a one-year contract for 10,5 million dollars with the Washington Nationals. Hand was waived by the Cleveland Indians with one year remaining on his contract worth 10 million dollars. He went unclaimed by the remaining 29 teams. The contract is pending a physical. Closer Brad Hand and the […] READ MORE


San Francisco Giants: Top 10 Closer Options

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The San Francisco Giants need to solidify the back end of their bullpen and it starts with a solid closer.  The Giants relievers lost several ninth-inning leads, which ultimately thwarted their 2020 playoff hopes.  Nothing is more frustrating for a team than blowing a game in the ninth inning that you should have won. Manager […] READ MORE


Indians Decline 2021 Option on Brad Hand

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Brad Hand Likely to Find a New Home for 2021 Season Thursday, the Cleveland Indians officially declined the 2021 option on reliever Brad Hand. First with the news was Zack Meisel on Twitter. The Indians have placed Brad Hand on outright waivers with the intention of declining his $10 million club option if he goes […] READ MORE


Cleveland Indians 2020 Season Review

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Cleveland Indians Season Review Now that the Cleveland Indians have officially been eliminated from the playoff picture, it’s time to look back at the 2020 regular season. It was a season unlike any other before in MLB history. From the 60-game schedule to the hurdles and obstacles brought forth by the Coronavirus pandemic and everything […] READ MORE