Astros Trade Acquisition Progress Report

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At the 2022 MLB trade deadline, the Houston Astros did not make any major blockbuster trades. However, they did make a few big moves to shore up the depth of their roster. The Astros acquired utility man Trey Mancini, catcher Christian Vazquez and left-handed reliever Will Smith in three separate deals. With under two weeks to […] READ MORE


Brantley Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

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Houston Astros outfielder Michael Brantley has been ruled out for the rest of the season after undergoing right shoulder surgery according to MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart. Brantley hasn’t played in a game since June 26. The 35-year old had been rehabbing his injured shoulder, but was never able to progress to swinging once again. After receiving […] READ MORE


Astros Bolster Depth at Trade Deadline

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The Houston Astros entered the 2022 MLB trade deadline with an all-around strong team with few weak spots. After a busy trade deadline, the Astros addressed their weaknesses and made themselves that much deeper. Here is a recap of the big moves Houston made and how it impacts the team moving forward. Astros Acquire Mancini […] READ MORE


Twins Acquire Closer Jorge López

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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


Trey Mancini Traded to Houston in Three-Team Deal

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The Baltimore Orioles are trading Trey Mancini to the Houston Astros. The Tampa Bay Rays are acquiring Jose Siri from Houston as part of the deal. It’s a three-team deal as the Rays send pitchers Seth Johnson to the Orioles and Jayden Murray to the Astros. It’s believed that Baltimore will be getting another player from […] READ MORE


Astros Trade Deadline: Key Positions to Address

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The Astros trade deadline could see them upgrade offensively. The Houston Astros are looking for pieces to put them over the top in the playoffs. Despite owning a record just a game and a half back of the best record in the AL entering Sunday, Houston has plenty of room for improvement. Multiple positions will be […] READ MORE


Home Run Derby Turns Into Polar Bear Bash

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The presumptive favorite going into this year’s MLB Home Run Derby was Shohei Ohtani with his major league-leading 33 long balls. However, the night belonged to Pete Alonso of the New York Mets. Alonso set a derby record while scoring his second consecutive win. Second Home Run Derby With The Coors Effect The last time the […] READ MORE


The Atlanta Braves Trade Options

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Trade season is kind of like spring for baseball fans. If your team has life in the playoff race, then it becomes very interesting. If not, then there’s always the promise of rebirth next year. For fans of the Atlanta Braves, it’s somewhere in the middle right now. The team is playing better than they […] READ MORE


Baltimore Orioles Season Preview 2020

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A Look Back The Baltimore Orioles are, well, not the best. They have finished in last place in the American League East three seasons running. Their 2017 campaign wasn’t too bad, finishing with a 75-87 record, but from there the bottom fell out. 2018 was record-breaking and not in a good way. The O’s lost […] READ MORE


Orioles Trey Mancini Has Colon Cancer

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If the COVID-19 pandemic was already bad enough, try going through all of it while fighting off colon cancer. That is exactly what Baltimore Orioles star Trey Mancini is going through with stage three colon cancer. It’s a blow that has the slugger himself thinking that he may not play in 2020 even if the […] READ MORE