Astros Sign Utility Man Niko Goodrum

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With the lockout being lifted, the remaining free agents are finally coming off the board. While some teams are looking for big difference-makers, some are looking for players to shore up their bench. The Houston Astros are in the latter. It was announced on Saturday that the Astros have signed utility-man Niko Goodrum. According to […] READ MORE



Ejection Inspection, Week 23: Rick Renteria of the Chicago White Sox Gets Tossed Twice

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Rick Renteria Gets Tossed Twice Welcome to Week 23 of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it an entertainment rating of one […] READ MORE



Milwaukee Brewers Acquire Christian Yelich

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The trade market just keeps getting more interesting as it was announced today that the Milwaukee Brewers have acquired center fielder Christian Yelich from the Miami Marlins. In exchange, the Marlins acquired outfielder Lewis Brinson, outfielder Monte Harrison, infielder Isan Diaz, and right-handed pitcher Jordan Yamamoto. Under his current contract, Yelich will be with his new […] READ MORE