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2015 MLB Trading Deadline: Winners and Losers

The 2015 MLB trade deadline as come and gone, and there was a whirlwind of movement made. Over the course of the last few weeks, leading up to and including the deadline date of July 31, there were a total of 43 trades made, with 29 of the 30 teams included (only the Diamondbacks were asleep at the wheel, I mean, didn't register a deal). Some of the biggest names
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MLB: Gyorko Looking To Regain Form In Loaded Padres Lineup

The San Diego Padres are trying to make a run at the World Series. With the additions of Justin Upton, Matt Kemp, Wil Myers and James Shields there is a serious buzz in Southern California. However, the team's biggest addition might be a player that wasn't added during the offseason. Jedd Gyorko was supposed to be the savior of the San Diego Padres. When he arrived in the MLB during
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MLB: Cubs, Padres Could be Among Surprise Teams

1. Chicago Cubs It is been several years since the glory days of Alfonso Soriano and Carlos Zambrano. The last post-season trip for the Cubs ended with what some Cubs may describe as the unforgivable, unforgettable Chicago curse that continued with their own version of a sports curse with the chapter of fan interference in the playoffs. Cubs fans can now rest easy and forget that moment in their sports history. It's time
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Angels Continue Revamp Of Their Bullpen After Acquiring Huston Street From Padres

[caption id="attachment_28246" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Denis Poroy- Getty Images North America[/caption] There has been one focus for the Los Angeles Angels in 2014 and that is to make their bullpen into one of its strength. It's a theme that has continued throughout the season most recently with the franchise acquiring All-Star closer Huston Street from the San Diego Padres in exchange for four minor league players including Taylor Lindsey. Prior to the season starting the Angels signed Joe Smith who has
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Cleveland Indians: Carlos Baerga Goes in to Tribe HOF

This weekend, the Cleveland Indians induct long time fan favorite Carlos Baerga  in to their Hall of Fame. The former Tribe second baseman stole our hearts in the early-to-mid 90's with his clutch hitting and easy going personality. Baerga will go down in history as one of the most beloved Indians and here is a tribute to no. 9.   Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Carlos Obed Baerga came to Cleveland in a trade
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Cubs Sign First Basemen Anthony Rizzo To A 7-Year Deal

The Chicago Cubs may have found their franchise star, as first baseman Anthony Rizzo signed a long-term contract worth $41 million over seven years. There are also two club options which would make the deal worth nearly $70 million through nine years. He has yet to play a full season and for the 2013 season is earning $498,000. Rizzo acquired last season in a deal that sent starting pitcher Andrew Cashner to the San Diego Padres played well in 87 games.
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Painting the Black: Baseball's Week in Review

This early in the baseball season, there are usually a handful of storylines that fans tend to follow closely. During the past seven days, baseball provided as much drama and fodder for the media as any daytime soap opera ever could. Let's take a look at some of the biggest stories of the past week in Major League Baseball: One of the greatest streaks in sports history was finally laid
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Painting the Black: Baseball’s Week in Review

This early in the baseball season, there are usually a handful of storylines that fans tend to follow closely. During the past seven days, baseball provided as much drama and fodder for the media as any daytime soap opera ever could. Let's take a look at some of the biggest stories of the past week in Major League Baseball: One of the greatest streaks in sports history was finally laid