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Puckett's Pond

Minnesota Twins: Odds and End(ing)s After the Trade Deadline

The Trade deadline has officially passed for the Minnesota Twins, and with a lot happening for the franchise in terms of odds, ends, and new beginnings, the team finds themselves in a new spot than before. Minnesota Twins Trade Deadline End(ing)s Miguel Sano: A season and Twins career ending injury. Oh how we loved to […] Minnesota Twins: Odds and End(ing)s After the Trade Deadline - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - Minnesota Twins News, Rumors, and Fan Community

Amazin Avenue

UnforMETable: Jeff Musselman

The lefty reliever came to the Mets in a trade deadline deal for beloved Met Mookie Wilson Welcome to UnforMETable, an Amazin’ Avenue Audio show that looks back on less heralded, more obscure Mets players from the past. Jeff Musselman took a rare path to the majors, graduating as an economics major from Harvard University. He would be drafted by and make his major league debut with the Toronto Blue Jays, alternating between starting and relieving. As the Mets looked to shake up their roster at the 1989 MLB Trade Deadline, the team brought in ace starter Frank Viola, then...

www.thegoodphight.com

An underrated plus at the trading deadline

Photo by Todd Kirkland/ Did they get deeper? Sure, but once the dust settled on everything, they got better somewhere else as well The trade deadline has come and gone, each move having been analyzed to death by everyone both locally and nationally. The biggest takeaways from people who aren’t following the team day in and day out have to do with the fact that they are much deeper than before. From Baseball Prospectus: In [Brandon] Marsh they have a high-risk return, but the reward could well justify it if the hitting coaches in Philly can get him right...Regardless,...

Reviewing the Brew

Brewers: 3 Reasons Why the Crew Can Still Win the NL Central

There’s no getting around it. The last week has been one of the roughest ones that the Milwaukee Brewers and their fans can remember in years. It started at a trade deadline that saw the team trade away their beloved star closer, sign two relievers that caused them to immediately designate one of pieces from […] Brewers: 3 Reasons Why the Crew Can Still Win the NL Central - Reviewing the Brew - Reviewing the Brew - Milwaukee Brewers News, Rumors, and Fan Community

DodgerBlue.com

Chris Martin Believes He ‘Should Fit Right In’ With Dodgers Bullpen

The Los Angeles Dodgers' first deal before the MLB trade deadline was acquiring relief pitcher Chris Martin from...

Purple Row

Tuesday Rockpile: Bullpen leadership vs. bullpen opportunity

Photo by Doug Pensinger/ Colorado Rockies news and links for Tuesday, August 9, 2022 At last week’s trade deadline, the Rockies bullpen saw an extension for Daniel Bard and some moves with Triple-A Albuquerque. There were no trade departures, no voids to fill, and no extra opportunities on the horizon for younger arms. For the Rockies to retain extend Bard with a fifth-place divisional record, it may suggest the desire for a bullpen ‘captain’ is being fulfilled. (Bard was once a mental skills coach, after all.) This idea presents a unique situation: Is it better...

Jays Journal

Blue Jays: Is Mitch White an upgrade over Noah Syndergaard?

The trade deadline is over. Blue Jays made some solid moves, but in many people’s eyes, their trade options were dissatisfactory. People are not entirely sold on Whit Merrifield yet; some fans wanted the Jays to go after relief pitching, a left-handed bat, and even a starter like Noah Syndergaard. Mitch White is now a […] Blue Jays: Is Mitch White an upgrade over Noah Syndergaard? - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community

Fish Stripes

Marlins On The Move: 8/1-8/7

Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/ Breaking down last week’s Marlins MiLB activity. With the trade deadline come and gone and recently draft picks ready to receive their initial professional assignments, the Marlins minor league system has seen a shake-up in the past week. Top 30 prospects are moving around and a lot of new faces are making their first impressions. Here is all you need to know from this week’s transactions in the Marlins system! A Prominent New Face Starting with the most notable, SS/3B Jordan Groshans is the new #4 ranked prospect in the Marlins system per...

Pinstripe Alley

Yankees Prospects: Week 18 minor league review

Austin Wells | Photo by Chris Bernacchi/Diamond Images via The Tampa Tarpons have a trio of hot hitters who are powering their second half surge. After a busy trade deadline, there was a lot of movement around the Yankees minor league system. Some of their hottest prospects continued hitting, with a trio at Low-A finding their stride and making a strong case for a late-season promotion. Let’s take a look at how their minor league affiliates did this past week and who stood out amongst the crowd. Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes Barre RailRiders Record: 54-50; T-Fourth...

Redbird Rants

Cardinals Playoff Odds: St. Louis the favorite to win NL Central

The St. Louis Cardinals are now the favorite to win the National League Central — and look primed to make a postseason run. Entering July, the Milwaukee Brewers were the favorites to win the National League Central, though the St. Louis Cardinals continued to lurk a few games behind. Then the trade deadline happened and […] Cardinals Playoff Odds: St. Louis the favorite to win NL Central - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants

Amazin Avenue

From Complex To Queens, Episode 182: The Post-Trade Deadline system

The trade deadline came and went and, well... Welcome to From Complex to Queens, the Amazin’ Avenue podcast focusing on the Mets’ minor league system. The trade deadline came and went, and Steve, Lukas, Ken, and Thomas all chime in to discuss their feelings on what happened and what the Mets did. These pieces were recorded right after the deadline passed, so there are pure, unadulterated, unfiltered emotions that you’ll be getting. There may or may not be some cursing as well. As always, you can listen or subscribe to the podcast through Apple Podcasts, where we encourage...

Call to the Pen

MLB power rankings: Big shakeups after the MLB trade deadline

The San Diego Padres made a lot of noise at the MLB trade deadline, setting their roster for what they hope will be a deep postseason run. However, the Los Angeles Dodgers sent a reminder over the weekend that they were still the leaders of the National League West … and of this week’s MLB […] MLB power rankings: Big shakeups after the MLB trade deadline - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Believeland Ball

Cleveland Guardians trade deadline: Don’t be sad it’s over, smile because it happened

“What the heck is this guy talking about?” That’s probably what you’re wondering after reading the title of this article. And no, this isn’t some kind of early ought’s pop-punk song title (though I’m sure a band like Fall Out Boy would consider it). No, after having a few days to digest the trade deadline, […] Cleveland Guardians trade deadline: Don’t be sad it’s over, smile because it happened - Away Back Gone - Away Back Gone - Cleveland Guardians News, Rumors, and Fan Community

Jays Journal

Blue Jays: How Important are the new trade deadline pitchers?

The Toronto Blue Jays went grocery shopping before the trade deadline, re-stocking the shelves of the pitching staff and utilities. The Blue Jays made deals to bring in RHP Anthony Bass, RHP Zach Pop, RHP Mitch White, and 2B/OF Whit Merrifield. Now, these trades were not nearly as pretty and exciting as the Juan Soto, […] Blue Jays: How Important are the new trade deadline pitchers? - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community

DRaysBay

Rays Your Voice: R.J. Anderson joins the show to review the MLB Trade Deadline

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports How do you think the Rays fared? With the trade deadline now in the rearview mirror for almost a week, I brought on R.J. Anderson of CBS Sports to discuss all of the big moves. We of course discussed the Juan Soto trade and the return it took to land a superstar 23-year-old with multiple years of team control. We also took a look around the AL East to discuss some of the big moves made by teams still in playoff contention (hint: it’s all of them). Then, we discuss the two notable trades made by the Rays. R.J. talks about what David...

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Dodgers, Mets make post-deadline statements

The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets mostly ceded the spotlight at the trade deadline.

Bleed Cubbie Blue

On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Nationals series preview

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports The Cubs welcome to Wrigley a team that had a big selloff at this year’s trade deadline. The Nationals were having a rough season even before they unloaded Juan Soto and Josh Bell at the trading deadline. Somewhat surprisingly, their first post-deadline game against the Mets (started by Jacob deGrom in his return to action) resulted in a Washington win — and ex-Cub Cory Abbott threw five scoreless innings for the Nats in that game — but the Nats have not won since then. For more on the Nats, here’s Patrick Reddington, who runs our...

DodgerBlue.com

Dodgers News: Trea Turner Plans To Be More Cautious When Giving Advice To Juan Soto After Padres Trade

The San Diego Padres made the biggest splash at the MLB trade deadline by acquiring Juan Soto and Josh Bell...

Blogging the Bombers | New York Daily News

Yankees need to find a way to ‘punch through’ midsummer slump

The Bombers go into Monday night’s series opener 0-5 since the trade deadline, their longest losing streak of the season, and 14-18 since July 1.

Purple Row

Affected by Altitude: A Tired Trade Deadline Tête-à-tête

The Rockies’ complete inaction frustrated the die-hards and generated apathy in the casual fans. Mac, Skyler, and Evan sit down and have a long conversation about this franchise. The Purple Row podcast Affected by Altitude is hosted by staff writers Evan Lang, Skyler Timmins, and Mac Wilcox, who are all incredibly proud and excited to be lending their voices to more great Purple Row content for you to enjoy. This week, Skyler, Evan, and Mac discuss Daniel Bard’s extension before having an extended conversation about the Colorado Rockies and their inaction at the deadline....

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Chicago Cubs Top 20 (ish) Prospects: Post-draft and trade update

Jordan Wicks with unidentified man | Photo by Daniel Shirey/MLB Photos via A look at the Cubs system after an infusion of talent from the draft and trades. Now that the draft and trade deadline is in order, it’s a good time to update our BCB Cubs Top 20 Prospects list. In the last update here in late June, I adjusted the rankings based on how the prospects played over the first two months of the season. There has been another six weeks or so of minor league play since then and several newly-acquired players are worth adding to the rankings. I try to be conservative...

Reviewing the Brew

Should The Brewers Take A Flyer on Power Hitting Franmil Reyes?

The MLB trade deadline has come and passed and the Milwaukee Brewers failed to add an impactful bat. While it is true that they can no longer trade with other teams, they can still add players if they are made available by their respective teams. Recently, the Cleveland Guardians designated power hitting Franmil Reyes for […] Should The Brewers Take A Flyer on Power Hitting Franmil Reyes? - Reviewing the Brew - Reviewing the Brew - Milwaukee Brewers News, Rumors, and Fan Community

Call to the Pen

San Diego Padres lineup could get more help soon

The trade deadline may have come and gone, but that does not mean that the San Diego Padres cannot improve their lineup in the coming days. That help would be coming in the form of Fernando Tatis Jr. According to AJ Cassavell of MLB.com, the Padres are hoping that Tatis will be back in the […] San Diego Padres lineup could get more help soon - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Call to the Pen

Dodgers just keep flexing dominance over “little brother” Padres

The San Diego Padres seemingly made all of the right moves at the MLB trade deadline, but the Los Angeles Dodgers sent a reminder over the weekend that, even with the Padres adding some new faces into the lineup, the Dodgers still rule the I-5 rivalry. A weekend sweep by the Los Angeles Dodgers just […] Dodgers just keep flexing dominance over “little brother” Padres - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates: Why Pick Up Infielder Kevin Padlo?

The Pittsburgh Pirates made a waiver claim on Sunday, bringing in a new infielder.  He was immediately optioned to Triple-A. It was a relatively quiet Trade Deadline for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  They swung two significant trades, dealing away veterans Jose Quintana, and Chris Stratton to the Cardinals, and Daniel Vogelbach to the Mets. The team […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Why Pick Up Infielder Kevin Padlo? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - Pittsburgh Pirates News, Rumors, and Fan Community

Redbird Rants

Cardinals conservative approach is rewarded … but for how long?

Despite another year of no splashes at the trade deadline, the St. Louis Cardinals are in the midst of another August win streak. Is the organizational approach being rewarded? The St. Louis Cardinals are playing great baseball. After completing a sweep over the New York Yankees, one of the teams in baseball, the team has […] Cardinals conservative approach is rewarded … but for how long? - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants

Nick Castellanos - ON FIRE since joining Chicago Cubs

Nick Castellanos has been absolutely tearing it up since he joined the Cubs at the trade deadline! He has 12 home runs and is batting .346 in just 31 games with Chicago as they push for a postseason spot! Don't forget to subscribe! https://www.youtube.co

Stephen A. goes off on Yankees for failing to acquire a starting pitcher | Stephen A. Smith Show

Stephen A. Smith goes off on Brian Cashman and the New York Yankees, saying he doesn't see them winning the 2019 World Series after failing to pick up a starting pitcher at the trade deadline. ✔

Biggest 2019 MLB Trade Deadline moves

Zack Greinke to the Astros. Marcus Stroman to the Mets. Trevor Bauer to the Reds. Yasiel Puig on the Indians. It was a quality MLB Trade Deadline!