On February 8th, 2008, the Seattle Mariners pulled the trigger on a deal with the Baltimore Orioles to acquire Erik Bedard, a southpaw who finished 5th in the 2007 Cy Young voting. By all accounts, it was a good move for a Mariners franchise which was looking to end a long playoff drought. The price Seattle paid – pitching prospects Kam Mickolio and Chris Tillman, along with reliever George Sherrill and a young Adam Jones – seemed reasonable. That was 11 years ago. That trade is now considered one of the best in Orioles history, vice-versa for the Mariners.
Credit that to Adam Jones.Read More
Now it’s time for the New York Yankees to attempt to make a run at 2019 and upgrade their pitching staff. The off-season has gotten off to a major start with the acquisition of James Paxton coming to New York from the Seattle Mariners for three prospects. The biggest name out of those prospects being Justus Sheffield, who everyone had high hopes for, but unfortunately after a late-season call-up last season which really did not pan out as hoped, he became expendable.Read More
When we are this early in the year it is usually easy to pinpoint the stars on each team. The usual suspects generally show up when the team starts off well. We will go through the top 10 teams in baseball and also highlight a player from each team who may not have been expected to perform at the level in which they have.Read More
One of the toughest decisions in fantasy baseball is if you should pick up or trade for a veteran who is having a bad season. Is he going to bounce back to career norms? Is he done and finally showing a significant decline?Read More
Since returning to the American League last season, Drew Pomeranz has found himself at home in 2017 in a Boston Red Sox uniform. Pomeranz, who sits at 10-4 with a 3.57 ERA, has not suffered a loss since a wasRead More
The Boston Red Sox started a six game home stand against the Texas Rangers and will continue with a series against Seattle Mariners. In a season with 162 games, every game is important. Here are five reasons why these upcoming gamesRead More