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PINEDA TAKES A BIG STEP WITH 2 IP

PINEDA TAKES A BIG STEP WITH 2 IP

In a January 2012 trade with the Mariners, the Yankees picked up prized RHP prospect Michael Pineda while giving up super catching prospect Jesus Montero. A couple of other names were included, but these two were the centerpieces. It didn’t look so good for the Yankees when Pineda couldn’t start the 2012 season and ultimately […]

A KING’S RANSOM FOR FELIX

A KING’S RANSOM FOR FELIX

IT’S OFFICIAL: Felix Hernandez and the Mariners have agreed to the 7-year/$175M contract that was originally reported. The final two years of Hernandez’ current contract will be wiped out and the 7-year deal will start in its place. There is language in the contract protecting the Mariners in case of an elbow injury. UPDATE: 2/11/13: […]

2012 TOP 3 DRAFT PICKS IN THE MINORS

2012 TOP 3 DRAFT PICKS IN THE MINORS

Here’s a quick look at the top three picks from the 2012 First-Year Player Draft and how they did in their minor league assignments. These are small sample sizes with most of the numbers coming in short season leagues, but it is a first indicator as to how they adjusted to the pro game. 1. […]

MARINERS PROMOTE ZUNINO TO AA

MARINERS PROMOTE ZUNINO TO AA

The Seattle Mariners took Florida catcher Mike Zunino with the third overall pick in June’s First-Year Player Draft. The Golden Spikes Award winner tore up his short-season Northwest League assignment at Everett and is now on his way to AA Jackson. Zunino was thought to be a more-polished prospect than most players at the top […]

NON-WAIVER TRADE DEADLINE TODAY AT 4PM ET

NON-WAIVER TRADE DEADLINE TODAY AT 4PM ET

It’s now or never for trades without putting players through the waiver process for 2012. At 4PM ET today, the Non-Waiver Trade Deadline changes the process for trading players for the rest of the season and many big names are still rumored to be involved in talks. Here is a roundup of Monday’s dealings; DODGERS […]

ASTROS TAKE CORREA WITH TOP PICK

ASTROS TAKE CORREA WITH TOP PICK

The Houston Astros went against the pre-draft speculation in picking SS Carlos Correa of Puerto Rico with the top overall pick of the 2012 First Year Player Draft. Houston took Correa rather than college pitcher Mark Appel or high school outfielder Byron Buxton. Much debate centered on whether the Astros would get more immediate help in Appel […]

PERFECT: PHILLIP HUMBER THROWS MLB’S 21st PERFECT GAME

PERFECT: PHILLIP HUMBER THROWS MLB’S 21st PERFECT GAME

Baseball’s been played for well over 100 years and one of the feats that is the most rare is a perfect game. 27 up, 27 down, no runs or hits or errors or balls bouncing off of Jose Canseco’s head and over the wall. While recent history would suggest otherwise, it is extremely difficult to […]

OPENING DAY, TAKE 2: CARDS TOP MARLINS

OPENING DAY, TAKE 2: CARDS TOP MARLINS

The extended Opening Day continued on Wednesday night as the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals took on the Miami Marlins in a game that counted in the standings. Filling in for the injured Chris Carpenter, RHP Kyle Lohse was masturful over 7 1/3 innings to get the win as the Cards came out […]

MARINERS, A’S SPLIT OPENING SERIES

MARINERS, A’S SPLIT OPENING SERIES

The Seattle Mariners and Oakland A’s have wrapped up their MLB season-opening series in Japan with each club winning one of the two games. The Mariners racked up a 3-1 11-inning victory in the opener with 8 solid innings from Felix Hernandez and offensive help from Ichiro Suzuki (4-5, 1 RBI) and Dustin Ackley (2-5, […]

ROSS, A’S STRUGGLE IN JAPAN

ROSS, A’S STRUGGLE IN JAPAN

It doesn’t count in the standings, but the Oakland A’s tuned up for their 2012 opener in Japan with a couple of exhibition games. The first game saw the A’s win 5-0 over the Yomiuri Giants behind five strong innings from starter Tom Milone. The second game was a rough outing for starter Tyson Ross […]

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