Archive for August, 2015

  • Cleveland Indians, Atlanta Braves Trade Bad Contracts

    Cleveland Indians, Atlanta Braves Trade Bad Contracts

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 7, 2015 at 8:18 pm 0 comments

    On Friday, the Atlanta Braves and Cleveland Indians completed the second waiver trade in baseball since July 31st, as the Braves sent corner infielder Chris Johnson to the Indians for first baseman Nick Swisher, outfielder Michael Bourn, and roughly $15 million in cash considerations. While both teams are out of […]

     
  • Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane Under Investigation

    Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane Under Investigation

    Mike Aglialoro, NHL August 6, 2015 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Hamburg (New York) Police Chief Gregory Wickett confirmed to reporters that his department is investigating an incident that allegedly occurred at the home of Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane last weekend. According to The Buffalo News, Kane is under investigation for an alleged sexual assault that took place at his […]

     
  • Mets Trade for Eric O’Flaherty; Designate Alex Torres for Assignment

    Mets Trade for Eric O’Flaherty; Designate Alex Torres for Assignment

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 5, 2015 at 12:12 am 0 comments

    It turns out the New York Mets would not let the July 31st trading deadline from stopping their ability to improve their team, as they acquired lefty specialist Eric O’Flaherty and cash considerations from the Oakland Athletics for a player to be named later Tuesday night, and cleared a roster […]

     
  • Detroit Tigers Release GM Dave Dombrowski

    Detroit Tigers Release GM Dave Dombrowski

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 4, 2015 at 11:38 pm 0 comments

    When Dave Dombrowski took over the Detroit Tigers as team president and chief executive officer, he took over a team that had finished under .500 the previous six seasons, had failed to transition after the retirements of mainstays Alan Trammell, Lou Whitaker, Jack Morris, and longtime manager Sparky Anderson, and […]

     
  • New Jersey Devils Agree to Buyout With Dainius Zubrus

    New Jersey Devils Agree to Buyout With Dainius Zubrus

    Jake Dixon, NHL August 3, 2015 at 11:54 pm 0 comments

    The New Jersey Devils have agreed to a buyout with forward Dainius Zubrus. Zubrus has been a mainstay in the team’s line-up for the last eight years. Zubrus hasn’t been much of a spark over the last few seasons for New Jersey, where he has struggled to play consistently. Zubrus […]

     
  • Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino Stepping Down After Season

    Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino Stepping Down After Season

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 2, 2015 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    On Sunday, Boston Red Sox team president and CEO Larry Lucchino announced via press release that he will be stepping down from those positions at the end of the season. Current executive vice president and COO Sam Kennedy is expected to take Lucchino’s position as team president, though he will […]

     
  • MLB Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

    MLB Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB August 1, 2015 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    The July 31st non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone, and while it is difficult to measure the winners and losers with two months left to play, for right now it is all about which front office helped their on field team the most by getting the help in whichever […]