While the first few weeks of the offseason were rather slow, this Hot Stove didn’t wait until February to heat up, as we saw a considerable number of major moves. The Braves made headlines on Monday afternoon, bringing in Josh Donaldson on a one-year...
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by: Kyle O'Neill — Baseball Essential 30 Nov
It’s always a gut-wrenching feeling for a team when they lose the World Series. It’s even more difficult when they get back there for the second consecutive year just to come up short. However, in 2018 it was a different path to the World Series for the..
... rding to FanGraphs. There are four outfielders the Dodgers can dangle to the Indians as trade bait: Yasiel Puig, Joc Pederson, Alex Verdugo, and Andrew Toles. In ...
by: Tom Dorsa — Baseball Essential 30 Nov
Twitter in 2009 was incredibly terrible. MLB teams were no better on the social media site, so we dug up some bad tweets from the early days of the platform.
by: Robbie Stratakos — Baseball Essential 29 Nov
Throughout a chaotic season in which the Washington Nationals missed the playoffs and traded away prominent players, third baseman Anthony Rendon shined.
by: Joe Orsatti — Baseball Essential 29 Nov
Major League Baseball's Rule Five Draft has long been a way for teams to grab unsung talent. Take a look at the next wave of Rule Five candidates here.
by: Jason Kelly — Baseball Essential 26 Nov
The Atlanta Braves did some shopping of their own on Cyber Monday, signing free-agent third baseman Josh Donaldson to a one-year contract. According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, the deal is worth $23 million for the one year. Donaldson in agreement..
... aseman Ozzie Albies, Freeman, and Donaldson at the top of their lineup. The Braves also added veteran catcher Brian McCann to the mix on Monday. McCann, whom ...
by: Joe Orsatti — Baseball Essential 26 Nov
Over the Thanksgiving weekend, a lot went down in terms of mnor-league moves and deals. Catch up on the latest from the minor leagues.
... n the season playing right field in Triple-A, but based on the fact that the Marlins’ rebuild is in full swing, any sign of life could earn him a call-up, and wh ...
San Diego Padres
... bs Cleveland Acquired right-handed pitcher Walker Lockett from the San Diego Padres in exchange for right-handed pitcher Ignacio Feliz Signed infielder Mike F ...
by: Robbie Stratakos — Baseball Essential 26 Nov
Former New York Mets right-hander Matt Harvey would be the perfect reclamation project for the Oakland Athletics as they look for starting pitching.
... A’s bring out a more productive version of the Harvey that existed with the Reds? Matt Harvey needs a fresh start and the Oakland @Athletics need starting pi ...
... that existed with the Reds? Matt Harvey needs a fresh start and the Oakland @Athletics need starting pitching. @RPStratakos explains why each could benefit from a ...
by: Joe Orsatti — Baseball Essential 25 Nov
Recently acquired by the Padres in a minor-league swap, infielder Esteban Quiroz is a diamond in the rough and a name to remember in 2019.
San Diego Padres
... to just 331 strikeouts. In their recent acquisition of Esteban Quiroz, the @Padres got a diamond in the rough, according to @OrsattiJoe. Click To Tweet My proj ...
by: Robbie Stratakos — Baseball Essential 23 Nov
Thanksgiving is upon us. Here is what every National League team in Major League Baseball has to be thankful for this season.
by: Robbie Stratakos — Baseball Essential 21 Nov
Thanksgiving is upon us. Here is what every American League team in Major League Baseball has to be thankful for this season.
by: Robbie Stratakos — Baseball Essential 20 Nov
The San Diego Padres are in need of starting pitching. But trading for New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard is not the answer.
San Diego Padres
... orey Kluber were on the table, there wouldn’t be any doubt as to whether the Padres should be willing to part with some of their most prized prospects. But the ...
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