Category: ‘MLB Trades’

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi: Starlin Castro Gives Lineup Plenty of Flexibility
January 26th, 2016 at 6:49 PM
When Starlin Castro was a member of the Chicago Cubs, he was looked upon to be one of the main hitters of the lineup and may have at times, been asked to do too much. ***PHOTO1*** Even as a multiple-time All Star, Castro was looked at as a middle of the lineup...

Los Angeles Angels Claim Ronald Torreyes Off Waivers from New York Yankees
January 25th, 2016 at 5:33 PM
Ronald Torreyes' tenure with the New York Yankees lasted all but four days; as he was acquired almost two weeks ago in the trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers to get Tyler Olson. ***PHOTO1*** But four days later, the Yankees designated Torreyes for assignment to make room for their latest waiver claim...

New York Yankees’ Hal Steinbrenner: Aroldis Chapman is Innocent Until Proven Otherwise
January 20th, 2016 at 4:34 PM
Ever since the New York Yankees made the trade for Aroldis Chapman, the talk of his alleged domestic dispute case has been a major topic amongst fans and the media. ***PHOTO1*** Even though Chapman was never arrested and no formal charges were ever brought against him after his girlfriend claimed back in...

New York Yankees’ Brian Cashman: Aroldis Chapman is Best Fit as Closer
January 14th, 2016 at 5:30 PM
Last week, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi ended all speculation and doubt when he dubbed Aroldis Chapman as the closer of the team for the 2016 season. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees made the move two weeks ago to get the four-time All Star closer from the Cincinnati Reds for four prospects in...

New York Yankees Acquire Tyler Olson, Ronald Torreyes from Dodgers for Rob Segedin
January 12th, 2016 at 7:01 PM
On Tuesday night, the New York Yankees made another trade this offseason, this one with the Los Angeles Dodgers for some bullpen help. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees have acquired reliever Tyler Olson and infielder Ronald Torreyes from the Dodgers in exchange for infielder Rob Segedin and a player to be named later; as...