We all heard it going into this year. The team that cashed in their top prospect, Yoan Moncada (considered to be blocked at the MLB level by Dustin Pedroia and Xander Bogaerts), Texas flamethrower Michael Kopech, switch-hitting speedster outfielder Luis Alexander Basabe, and Victor Diaz, to lure top gun Chris
First, what was the trade? The Blue Jays acquired R.A. Dickey, catcher Josh Thole and Minor League catcher Mike Nickeas. In return, the Mets acquired top prospects Travis d'Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard, along with veteran catcher John Buck and Minor Leaguer Wuilmer Becerra.
Many thought the trade from the start was
Pitching in the American League, Blue Jays starter Marcus Stroman doesn't get many chances to show off his hitting abilities. He told reporters prior to his interrelate start against the Braves, “I’m not going to go up there an be an out. I’m going to be dangerous.”
Well Stroman was dangerous
This season just hasn't been the year for the Blue Jays thus far. At this point, they already have nine different players on the disabled list. Thursday night, we learned that even when a Blue Jays player does something to help the team, they get hurt.
Blue Jays outfielder Darrell Ceciliani
For those of you who don’t know, the first overall pick in the 2009 draft was none other than Stephen Strasburg. However, for this article we are going to assume that the Washington Nationals selected Mike Trout over Stephen Strasburg.
Bud Selig steps to the podium.
With the first selection,
Following Blake Snell’s start today against the Boston Red Sox, the Tampa Bay Rays have made the decision to option Blake Snell to Triple-A Durham. Pitcher Ryne Stanek will be making his major league debut as he will be set to join the bullpen.It appears that Erasmo Ramirez will take
It's no secret that Aaron Judge is raking right now. His .308 batting average, 13 home runs and 28 RBIs are a big reason why the Yankees are out to a 21-11 record and are seemingly a couple years ahead of schedule on their rebuild. But it's more than his gaudy numbers
Two of the best teams in the AL meet this week when the Astros head to the Bronx to take on the Yankees in a four-game series, which includes Derek Jeter’s jersey-retirement ceremony on Sunday.
Major League Baseball has many traditions, superstitions, and unwritten rules. You don’t step on the rubber if you’re not a pitcher, you never talk to a pitcher working on something special, you don’t try to hurt guys, and if you offend someone then you prepare yourself to take a fastball
It was the fourth inning in a afternoon June game in Arlington, Texas. Mitch Moreland, the Rangers first baseman and number 8 hitter, had already gotten his 11th double of the year in the inning before, but now was searching for more. On a pitch high and outside, Moreland rather