Tagged: ‘MLB’

Rumors and Rumblings | Joey Votto quietly having great season
August 18th, 2017 at 12:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** Joey Votto had an amazing â?? if underpublicized â?? streak end on Wednesday night. The Cincinnati Reds first baseman missed tying Ted Williams' major-league record of reaching base at least twice in 21 straight games when he went 1-for-4 in a 6-5 loss to the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field....

Rumors and Rumblings | Struggling Miguel Cabrera concerning
August 11th, 2017 at 6:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** One statistic sums up the kind of season Miguel Cabrera is having. The Detroit Tigers first baseman has hit just three doubles in his past 46 games and 188 plate appearances. He has also batted just .225/.293/.367 in that span with seven home runs. However, the three doubles...

Inside Baseball AL Notes | Will Justin Verlander be traded?
August 10th, 2017 at 1:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** Inside Baseball news and notes from all 15 AL teams. * Baltimore Orioles Some questioned why the Orioles did only buying. But they look pretty wise now that they have worked their way back into the race. Not everyone even with the Orioles loved the Tim Beckham pickup....

Five players who could clear waivers and still be traded
August 1st, 2017 at 6:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** While chances of any blockbusters are slim, there are still trades to be made. Of course, trading becomes more difficult in the aftermath of the non-waiver deadline passing Monday. Players must be put on waivers in ordered to be traded and teams can block potential trades by claiming those players. ...

Rumors and Rumblings | Scouts assess trade deadline
August 1st, 2017 at 4:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** A flurry of deals got consummated before Monday's non-waiver trading deadline passed. Many are sure to affect the playoff races. We asked scouts for their thoughts on how many of the contenders fared at the deadline. Here are their responses: Yankees: "Brian Cashman did a brilliant job. He...