Tag "Keone Kela"

Hindsight is 20/20: Revisiting an Arm the Red Sox let Slip Away on Deadline Day

Despite the heroics of Ryan Brasier, the Red Sox bridge to Craig Kimbrel still lacks dependability and consistency. While the Red Sox were busy pulling off deals to acquire Steve Pearce, Nathan Eovaldi, and Ian Kinsler, other teams were adding

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Pittsburgh Pirates – Plight or Prosperity? Post-Deadline Performance Evaluation

The Pittsburgh Pirates made waves at the trade deadline by acquiring two big-name pitchers, so how has it gone so far? The Pirates’ notoriously fickle front office decided to surprise fans at the MLB trade deadline by acquiring former Texas Rangers relief pitcher Keone Kela and former Tampa Bay Rays starter Chris Archer. Both names rang well in the ears of the Pittsburgh faithful, but the fans wanted top-tier work to match the expectations of the names alone. With the Pirates fighting to get back into the playoff picture, Archer and Kela are under a microscope.

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New Month…New Closers.

Bruce Cagle Jr. | August 2nd, 2018 As we wake up in the new month of August, partially hung over from the intense trade deadline from yesterday, we have some fresh new faces in the closer role. There will also

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