The Rule 5 draft will take place in Las Vegas on Thursday December 13th, at 11 am Chicago time. The draft exists to limit the ability of teams to bury guys in the minors. The rules (very) simplified are, if a player signed his first professional contract at the age of 18 and under he […]
Day 3 of “Sox on the Beach”, John struggles with getting hot water for his shower and he reports the hot water Michael Cohen is in. Chicago Tribune Restaurant Critic, Phil Vettel phones in, and Sox players Nicky Delmonico and Yolmer Sanchez joins in live from Riviera Maya Mexico! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3576112/3576112_2018-12-12-163312.128.mp3
According to a report made by Pittsburgh Pirates’ beat writer, John Perrotto, the Dodgers have ceased trade talks with the Pirates including catcher Francisco Cervelli. Cervelli, 32 years old, has played the past four seasons with Pittsburgh, slashing for a .748 OPS in that time. The veteran Cervelli would seemingly be a perfect fit for […]
As the winter meetings wind down, a lot of Braves fans will be disappointed no splashes have been made, and it does not look like there will be one coming soon either. According to multiple reports, the Braves aren’t close to any free agent signings or trades in any of their three areas of concern. […]
It appears the Yankees know a good thing when they see it.
It didn’t take long for the Red Sox rumors to begin during the Winter Meetings. Let’s take a look at how valid each are. It’s the most wonderful time of the year for hardcore baseball fans. Every GM in baseball is attempting to improve their respective clubs and rumors are in abundance. Each team has […]
There’s no denying the main thing that separated the Braves from some of the truly elite teams out there, like the Dodgers and Red Sox, was their lack of depth. In their rotation, they didn’t have enough reliable pitchers that could handle the heat of the postseason. The bullpen needed more quality arms at the […]
If I had to describe my response to the Harold Baines Hall of Fame in one word, that would be easy: Unprepared. When I saw that Baines was hanging on the ballot box for five years before he was cut off, I had made peace with the idea that he had been a very good […]
In their offseason quest for bullpen help, the Red Sox continue to show interest on right-hander Adam Ottavino.
The news may have technically been late Monday, but when the baseball world woke up on day two of Winter Meetings Tuesday, they were treated to yet another example of the Mets being the worst organization in baseball. There has indeed at least been talk of 3-way where Realmuto goes to Mets, Syndergaard to yanks. […]
For the first time in 25 tries, Villanova lost a Big 5 game. And it came at the hands of Penn at the famed Palestra. It hasn’t been a good year in Nova terms after winning a national championship last season. The Wildcats got blown out by Michigan and then lost to Furman, both […]
For the first time in 25 tries, Villanova lost a Big 5 game. And it came at the hands of Penn at the famed Palestra. It hasn’t been a good year in Nova terms after winning a national championship last season. The Wildcats got blown out by Michigan and then lost to Furman, both at […]