Archive for July, 2015

  • Trade Grades- Cespedes, Revere, Haren, and Parra All Dealt Before The Deadline

    Trade Grades- Cespedes, Revere, Haren, and Parra All Dealt Before The Deadline

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 31, 2015 at 11:53 pm 0 comments

    There was a lot that didn’t happen on Friday before the 4pm non-waiver trade deadline. The Padres decided they were in a playoff race and held onto all their players (including Craig Kimbrel, who had been discussed with the Yankees for much of the previous 24 hours, the Reds held […]

     
  • Trade Grades- Trading Deadline Is In Full Swing

    Trade Grades- Trading Deadline Is In Full Swing

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 30, 2015 at 10:58 pm 0 comments

    With one day left before baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline, Thursday started with near trade of Carlos Gomez to the Mets and ended with him going to the Astros, in addition to a massive 13 player-three team trade between the Dodgers, Braves and Marlins, and David Price being moved for the […]

     
  • Trade Grades- Zobrist, Hamels on the Move

    Trade Grades- Zobrist, Hamels on the Move

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 29, 2015 at 9:23 pm 0 comments

    Over Tuesday and Wednesday two of the bigger names available were traded ahead of the July 31st deadline, and a third almost went in the failed trade of Carlos Gomez. On Tuesday, the Oakland A’s traded utility player Ben Zobrist to the Kansas City Royals for pitching prospects Sean Manaea […]

     
  • Trade Grades- Troy Tulowitzki for Jose Reyes

    Trade Grades- Troy Tulowitzki for Jose Reyes

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 28, 2015 at 7:55 am 0 comments

    Early Tuesday morning the Colorado Rockies and the Toronto Blue Jays pulled off the most stunning move of the season, as the Rockies shipped All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and reliever LaTroy Hawkins to the Toronto Blue Jays for shortstop Jose Reyes, and pitching prospects Miguel Castro and Jeff Hoffman. Here […]

     
  • Trade Grades- New York Mets Get Tyler Clippard

    Trade Grades- New York Mets Get Tyler Clippard

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 28, 2015 at 12:24 am 0 comments

    On Monday, then New York Mets continued their recent aggressive ways by trading pitching prospect Casey Meisner to the Oakland Athletics for relief ace Tyler Clippard to shore up the bullpen. Here are the trade grades for both teams: METS– A- The Mets bullpen has been mostly reliable all year, […]

     
  • New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils Avoid Arbitration

    New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils Avoid Arbitration

    Jake Dixon, NHL July 27, 2015 at 10:28 pm 0 comments

    Derek Stepan is one of the younger and more promising players on the New York Rangers roster and on Monday, it went from likely to a done deal that he will remain with the team for years to come. Mere hours before an arbitration hearing was set to begin, general […]

     
  • Trade Grades- Johnny Cueto Goes to Kansas City

    Trade Grades- Johnny Cueto Goes to Kansas City

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 26, 2015 at 9:01 pm 0 comments

    After nearly completing a trade on Saturday night, the Cincinnati Reds finally agreed to trade ace and impending free agent starting pitcher Johnny Cueto and cash considerations to the Kansas City Royals for left-handed prospect pitchers Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed. Here are the SportsZone Trade Grades for […]

     
  • Lou Lamoriello leaves New Jersey For Toronto

    Lou Lamoriello leaves New Jersey For Toronto

    Mike Aglialoro, NHL July 25, 2015 at 12:34 am 0 comments

    On Thursday, longtime New Jersey Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello, who had stepped down in May but remained as team president, shockingly left the organization he helped build to become the general manager of the Toronto Maple. Lamoriello had been with the Devils since 1987, five years after they moved […]

     
  • Trade Grades- Mets Add Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson

    Trade Grades- Mets Add Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 24, 2015 at 10:29 pm 0 comments

    General Manager Sandy Alderson and the New York Mets front office has been criticized all year for its failure to help the on-field team by adding a bat or two to an offense that has been one of the worst in baseball. On Friday, after finally putting Michael Cuddyer on […]

     
  • Trade Grades- Kazmir to the Astros, Ramirez Back to Pittsburgh

    Trade Grades- Kazmir to the Astros, Ramirez Back to Pittsburgh

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB July 23, 2015 at 11:14 pm 0 comments

    The first major trades of the baseball season happened on Thursday, as the Oakland A’s traded pitcher Scott Kazmir to the Houston Astros for prospect catcher Jacob Nottingham and pitcher Daniel Mengden, and the Pittsburgh Pirates reacquired third baseman Aramis Ramirez for prospect pitcher Yhonathan Barrios and cash considerations. Here […]