Tagged: ‘Justin Upton’

5 MLB contract year players looking to cash in
March 9th, 2017 at 11:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** The mythical contract year can be either a boon or a drag on an athlete. Some respond well, knowing that with a strong season, they can enter free agency as a hot commodity and really make a lot of money on the open market. Others feel the pressure and drag...

The top 10 MLB left fielders headed into spring training 2017
February 28th, 2017 at 1:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** While not having the proven depth of many other positions, there are still a number of dangerous bats that lineup in left field. All but one player that checks in on this top 10 list hit at least 20 home runs, and five connected for 30. That is a...

MLB Hot Stove: San Diego Padres Monitoring Yoenis Cespedes Market; Unlikely to Sign Him
January 20th, 2016 at 11:16 AM
With at least four teams in the mix for the services of New York Mets free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, one team has been reportedly keeping tabs on him with possible interest now that they have an opening in the outfield. ***PHOTO1*** The San Diego Padres are currently monitoring the market for...

Detroit Tigers Sign Justin Upton to Six Year Deal, Removing Another Suitor for Yoenis Cespedes
January 18th, 2016 at 10:14 PM
The outfield market has really begun to move this week. After Chris Davis re-signed with the Baltimore Orioles over the weekend, the two biggest names left on the market were Justin Upton and Yoenis Cespedes. Upton has now found a new home, signing with the Detroit Tigers for six years...

New York Mets’ Bullpen Blows 7-1 Lead, San Diego Padres Rally for 8-7 Win
July 30th, 2015 at 7:24 PM
New York-The last 24 hours have been a weird sideshow in Queens. After all the drama of the non-trade between the New York Mets and Milwaukee Brewers, today's game provided them a chance to get back on the field quickly. The Mets looked fine early, jumping to a 7-1 lead...