Padres get Hader, Shock Baseball World

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The San Diego Padres put a proverbial shock into the baseball world more than 24 hours ahead of the trade deadline, acquiring Josh Hader from the Milwaukee Brewers. The Padres acquire a relief pitcher who undoubtedly will immediately assume the closer role. The Padres saw a weakness in their bullpen that needed to be fixed […] READ MORE


Willson Contreras and Ian Happ Might Head East

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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


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


Daniel Susac 2022 MLB Draft Profile

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University of Arizona catcher Daniel Susac is a foregone conclusion for the position. At 6’4″ and weighing 218 pounds, Susac could be considered a model backstop. Not only that, but he comes from a catcher’s family. His brother, Andrew Susac, spent six combined seasons in the big leagues. Though his brother never was a household […] READ MORE


Dansby Swanson: The Braves’ Surprise Fulcrum

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Dansby Swanson, in many ways, has become Freddie Freeman’s replacement. In the wake of the longtime Atlanta Braves superstar’s absence, Swanson has done everything. He’s become the team’s offensive and defensive cornerstone, as well as an adamant leader. While his year certainly did not begin in this manner, times have become good for the shortstop. […] READ MORE


Potential Astros Catcher Upgrade Options

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Entering Thursday, the Houston Astros are 36–21. They currently hold a 9.5 game lead over the second place Los Angeles Angels. They’ve got out to this large lead despite having an offense that has been middle of the pack for most of the year. There is more than one reason for Houston’s inconsistent offense, but […] READ MORE


Diamondbacks Spring Training 2022 Report: March 29

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Diamondbacks Spring Training: March 29, 2022 Tuesday saw another Arizona Diamondbacks spring training workout in the morning. The big news, of course, was the Ketel Marte contract extension. In the afternoon, the team hit the road for a 1 pm exhibition game against the Chicago Cubs at Sloan Park in Mesa. Zach Davies made his […] READ MORE


The Atlanta Braves Extend Travis d’Arnaud

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The Atlanta Braves announced on Friday that they have signed catcher Travis d’Arnaud to a contract extension. The deal is for two years and is worth $16 million, with an $8 million option for the 2024 season. d’Arnaud has experienced an injury plagued 2021, however he has made a return in recent days. Overall, he’s […] READ MORE


Wrigley Back at Full Capacity, Cubs Come Back Versus Cardinals

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Wrigley Field is back at full capacity, and the Chicago Cubs made the most out of an historic day. They completed a thrilling comeback versus their bitter rival the St. Louis Cardinals. St Louis jumped out to a 5-1 lead in the 5th inning but it didn’t last long. Chicago came storming back, helped by […] READ MORE


Yankees Trade Targets to Improve the Roster

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Five Players for the New York Yankees to Target in Trade Discussions Coming into this offseason, there were a plethora of really good players that were rumored to be on the move and some of those individuals have already been traded. Lance Lynn was traded to the Chicago White Sox, Yu Darvish and Blake Snell […] READ MORE