Dateline: July 31, 2008 – The Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates make a three team trade in which Manny Ramirez was obtained by the Dodgers, Jason Bay was obtained by the Red Sox, and the Pirates obtained Bryan Morris, Andy LaRoche, Brandon Moss and Craig Hansen. Continue reading
One pitch. One swing. One bat flip. These three events put the Yankees and Red Sox on the back pages once again as their rivalry intensified Tuesday night. Continue reading
Manny Ramirez announced via the MLB that he was retiring due to the fact that he was facing another PED suspension. He apparently tested positive for a banned substance during spring training. This is just the latest, and most fatal, blow to what was once a Hall of Fame career.
Tampa Bay Rays
2010 Record: 96-66
815 RS, 670 RA, Pythagorean Record: 97-65
Manager: Joe Madden
GM: Andrew Friedman
Chicago White Sox
2010 Record: 88-74
752 RS, 704 RA, Pythagorean Record: 86-76
Manager: Ozzie Guillen
GM: Ken Williams
After a couple weeks away, I’m back and looking at Los Angeles Dodgers GM Ned Colletti. Colletti has been the GM in L.A. for 5 seasons. He’s made 43 trades and 72 signings.
Colletti has averaged 14.2 WAR per year from his transactions. He’s added a total of 70.8 WAR over his tenure. Continue reading
There is nothing worse than writing a column, only to have your computer crash to lose it all. I was 95% done with my Albert Pujols-impending contract column when this happened.
Everyone in St. Louis that follows baseball has read, written, or spoken their piece and Albert Pujols and his deadline to get extended. Here is my take.
This week, I’m looking at the top 50 MLB free agents. I’ve ranked them off what they’ve done and their potential. Their destinations are combination gut feeling, rumors, and needs.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are expected to let Manny Ramirez go to the Chicago White Sox today; it’s not known if they are letting the Sox claim him or if a deal will be worked out.
Kenny Williams needs to make a move to put his team over the top in the AL Central, and he thinks he has his move. He put a claim in on Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Manny Ramirez.