The Yankees headed into the 2014-15 offseason without a shortstop for the first time in two decades, and for a team known for its ability to reload on the fly, they seemed shockingly ill-prepared. Throughout the offseason, most of the word coming out of the Bronx was that the club was not interested in spending the big money or trading the major assets it would cost to acquire a top-notch
Pitching depth is something no team can have enough of. Whether it's on the big league roster, or in the minor leagues, good pitching is hard to come by. The Arizona Diamondbacks are fortunate enough to have some quality arms at their disposal, and the results will be soon be seen at a major league ballpark. Arizona features three top pitching prospects in Aaron Blair, Braden Shipley, and Archie Bradley.
[caption id="attachment_19506" align="alignnone" width="270"] Mark Trumbo could have a major impact on the Arizona Diamondbacks ability to produce runs. (September 15, 2013 - Source: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images North America)[/caption] David Price and Robinson Cano have been grabbing most of the headlines this week. However, a blockbuster trade gave the Diamondbacks some poison to add to their bite. Mark Trumbo, one of the game’s best emerging power hitters,
CHICAGO -- According to Paul Sullivan of The Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Cubs have dealt Matt Garza to the Texas Rangers for four prospects. Garza, 29, was 6-1 with the Cubs, with 62 strikeouts and a 3.17 ERA. The 6’4, 215-pound right-hander out of Fresno State would be dealt to the Rangers for third baseman Mike Olt, right-handed pitchers C.J. Edwards, Justin Grimm and a player to be named later. The
Major League Baseball has an issue when it comes to the safety of pitchers. For the third time in recent memory a pitcher has gotten struck in the head by a line drive. Last season Brandon McCarthy who pitched for the Oakland Athletics took a liner off the back of his head and the result a epidural hemorrhage, brain contusion and skull fracture that required emergency surgery. He missed the remainder of the 2012 season and signed as
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers are two teams that do not get along and last night it may have reached its peak after two benches clearing brawls and six ejections in last night's game. What started it all was when Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig in the sixth inning got hit in the nose by a pitch from Diamondbacks starter Ian Kennedy on a 1-2 pitch. There was no intent behind the pitch and it simply a ball that got away.