New York Yankees close to landing Vernon Wells

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

The New York Yankees and California Anaheim Los Angeles Angels are close to completing a deal that would send Vernon Wells and his horrific contract to the Bronx. The 34-year-old outfielder will have to waive his no-trade clause for it to happen, but it appears he's ready to do just ...

So Does This Mean Vernon Wells Is Good Again?

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Last year we I ripped Vernon Wells and his contract pretty mercilessly. In fact, most baseball experts ripped Wells and his contract for both being horrible. That single contract (seven years, $126 million signed in 2007) is probably the reason J.P. Ricciardi is manning a desk on Baseball Tonight and ...

The Blue Jays Would Be Crazy To Keep Alex Rios

Monday, August 10th, 2009

While we have to wait until tomorrow afternoon to find out which major league team placed a waiver claim on Toronto outfielder Alex Rios one thing is abundantly clear - the Blue Jays would be crazy to pull him back and keep him on the roster. A few years ago the ...

Baseball’s Most Immovable Players

Monday, July 27th, 2009

With all this talk about the baseball's trading deadline and players who might be changing teams, Buster Olney had an interesting item in his blog today. I'm not the world's biggest Buster fan, as evidenced by one several posts I've done ripping him in the past. But I found this ...

The Latest Roy Halladay Rumors

Friday, July 17th, 2009

The ever-evolving pursuit of Roy Halladay turned a little more today. Rumors are flying around that White Sox GM Kenny Williams is making a "stealth run" at Halladay, according to ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick. The White Sox may not be able to add to their payroll, however, due to a large drop ...

Halladay Comes With A Hefty Price Tag

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

The prize of this year's baseball trade market will obviously be Roy Halladay. The big right hander is not only one of the best, most consistent pitchers in the majors. He'll give an instant boost to whichever team eventually lands him. But there's a huge catch that will come with ...