Archive for July, 2014

  • MLB Hall of Fame Class of 2014 Set To Take Their Place In History

    MLB Hall of Fame Class of 2014 Set To Take Their Place In History

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 26, 2014 at 11:58 pm 1 comment

    With the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame Ceremony to take place on Sunday, it’s time to take a quick look at arguably, one of the greatest Hall of Fame Classes over the last 20 years, with the largest number of living inductees in a draft class since 1971; Two […]

     
  • Trade Grades– Red Sox Salary Dump Jake Peavy to the Giants

    Trade Grades– Red Sox Salary Dump Jake Peavy to the Giants

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 26, 2014 at 8:48 pm 0 comments

    The Boston Red Sox have been making overtures that they might be sellers long before their current four game losing streak, but now that they are 10 games out of the AL East and seven games out of Wild Card spot, they made it official on Saturday, trading veteran pitcher […]

     
  • Breaking Barriers

    Breaking Barriers

    Dave Tice, Featured Writers, MMA July 25, 2014 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    It’s hard to argue that male based professional sports have always been more marketable than their female counterparts. Though events like the Olympics and the World Cup have seen female sports on a more even footing with the men, there has yet to be a sport that successfully place women […]

     
  • Twins Call Off Chuck Knoblauch’s Hall of Fame Ceremony After Arrest

    Twins Call Off Chuck Knoblauch’s Hall of Fame Ceremony After Arrest

    Jake Dixon, MLB July 25, 2014 at 12:07 am 0 comments

    Former MLB All-Star, New York Yankee, and Minnesota Twin Chuck Knoblauch was arrested Wednesday for allegedly assaulting his wife. Knoblauch was a 4-time All Star during his MLB career. Knoblauch spent most of his career with the Twins, before finishing his career with the Yankees and Kansas City. In 12 […]

     
  • New York Mets– Why Are Bobby Abreu and Chris Young Still There?

    New York Mets– Why Are Bobby Abreu and Chris Young Still There?

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 24, 2014 at 4:49 pm 0 comments

    After Wednesday’s scare of Ruben Tejada getting struck in the head by an arrant pitch, the New York Mets finally address their logjam of outfielders by sending Kirk Nieuwenhuis back to triple-A for Wilmer Flores. Now Nieuwenhuis is no world beater and isn’t an everyday starter, but he is a […]

     
  • Trade Grades– Kendry Morales returns to Seattle

    Trade Grades– Kendry Morales returns to Seattle

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 24, 2014 at 4:14 pm 0 comments

    Who says you can’t go home again? On Wednesday, after letting him go during the offseason after he rejected his qualifying offer, the Seattle Mariners reacquired 1B/DH Kendry Morales from the Minnesota Twins for relief pitcher Stephen Pryor. Here are the SportsZone Trade Grades for each team: Mariners–B- Seattle has […]

     
  • Trade Grades- Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers

    Trade Grades- Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 23, 2014 at 11:50 pm 0 comments

    After much discussion the Detroit Tigers acquired reliever Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers for prospect pitchers Corey Knebel and Jake Thompson Wednesday night, in a trade between teams very much going in different directions. The Tigers are pushing towards the playoffs and the Rangers are looking to the future […]

     
  • NBA Free Agency- Transaction Tracker

    NBA Free Agency- Transaction Tracker

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 23, 2014 at 8:55 pm 0 comments

    This will be the Official SportsZone NBA Offseason Transaction Tracker for NBA Free Agency, and we will be updating it daily. Transactions are current through July 29th: – Zach Randolph resigns with Memphis; Two Years, $20 million – Kyrie Irving resigns with Cleveland; Five Years, $90 million (Early Termination Option […]

     
  • Where Will Kevin Love Play This Season?

    Where Will Kevin Love Play This Season?

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA July 22, 2014 at 11:48 pm 0 comments

    With LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Pau Gasol, and the other big names from the NBA Free Agency Class of 2014, all eyes have turned to Minnesota, as the rest of the league waits to see when Team President Flip Saunders will decide to pull the trigger on a trade for […]

     
  • Trade Grades- Chase Headley to the New York Yankees

    Trade Grades- Chase Headley to the New York Yankees

    Jake Dixon, MLB July 22, 2014 at 9:55 pm 0 comments

    On Tuesday, Brian Cashman continued to upgrade the New York Yankees roster with low-cost, high reward moves, as he traded early season star Yangervis Solarte and pitching prospect Rafael De Paula to the San Diego Padres for former All Star third base man Chase Headley. Here are the trade grades […]