Sunday a banner day for hitting pitchers

Monday, August 17th, 2015

For one day, pitchers with bats told the designated hitter rule to suck it. Two aces, the Dodgers' Zach Greinke and the Giants' Madison Bumgarner, helped their own cause with home runs on Sunday. Bumgarner blasted his fourth home run of the season and also added a double in a 5-0 win ...

Report: Dodgers make Yasiel Puig available in trade

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Remember the Summer of Puig in 2013? When Cuban outfielder Yasiel Puig stormed into Major League Baseball as a 22-year-old and posted a WAR of 5.0 in just 104 games while galvanizing the entire Los Angeles Dodgers franchise? Yeah, that seems like a long time ago, as the Dodgers are ...

MLB Rumors: Tyson Ross in high demand

Monday, July 27th, 2015

While most of Major League Baseball's trade deadline focus has centered on big-name guys like Johnny Cueto, Cole Hamels and David Price, another starting pitcher has emerged as possibly the most wanted man on the market. As we get closer to the deadline, San Diego Padres right-hander Tyson Ross has ...

Dodgers and Phillies still talking about Cole Hamels

Friday, July 17th, 2015

The Los Angeles Dodgers are set on acquiring a front-line starting pitcher before baseball's non-waiver trade deadline and have already picked out their top target. The Dodgers have continued to talk to the Philadelphia Phillies about lefty Cole Hamels and appear intent on landing him. Jon Heyman reports the Dodgers and ...

Report: Five teams willing to offer $70 million to Hector Olivera

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Cuban players are coming to Major League Baseball in increasing numbers and the latest crop has a few gems in it. Infielders Hector Olivera and Yoan Moncada are both set to sign soon and on Tuesday we got an idea how highly thought of Olivera is. Peter Gammons is reporting that ...

A.J. Preller has completely remade the Padres in two weeks

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Wow. That was a crazy last two days. The San Diego Padres have gone from offensively-challenged perennial doormat to what looks like a dark horse World Series contender. And it's all thanks to the tireless effort and dogged determination of new general manager A.J. Preller. Preller took over the team in ...

Boston Red Sox set to add Hanley Ramirez

Monday, November 24th, 2014

As the Boston Red Sox zero in on adding free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval, they appear to have also snuck in under everyone's noses and landedĀ another big fish. Reports on Sunday claim that Boston is set to add Hanley Ramirez as soon as Monday. The report came out of nowhere ...

Breaking down Clayton Kershaw’s awful postseason record

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is undoubtedly the best pitcher in baseball right now. But the 26-year-old lefty has a long history of coming up short in the postseason. On Tuesday night that penchant for failing in the playoffs reared its ugly headĀ again, as he couldn't save the Dodgers ...