Rangers Land A Talented Prospect

  Today, the Texas Rangers landed former Atlanta Braves prospect Yenci Pena to a deal valued at $675K, according to Ben Badler of Baseball America. Pena was ruled a free agent after the Braves lost in the investigation due to the club’s violation of international signing guidelines. Now, the Rangers had one of the largest…

Rays Land Curtis Taylor From Diamondbacks

  The Rays are acquiring Curtis Taylor, who was the 14th best prospect in the Arizona Diamondbacks farm system, which is considered one of the weaker farm systems in the league, per MLB.com. To land the young arm, the Tampa Bay Rays shipped reliever Brad Boxberger to the west coast, which was announced by the…

Ducks Land Adam Henrique

  Today, the Ducks acquired forwards Adam Henrique, Joseph Blandisi and New Jersey’s third-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft from the New Jersey Devils for defender Sami Vatanen. This is a trade that will help both teams, as the Devils get a good defenseman in Sami Vatanen and the Ducks get much needed help…

Spurs Might Want To Extend Kyle Anderson

  The San Antonio Spurs have played extremely well this year (14-7) without superstar Kawhi Leonard and were leaning heavily on LaMarcus Aldridge, plus hoping that Kyle Anderson would fill the hole for Kawhi for a good amount of time, which he has. In addition, Kyle Anderson has had a career year and this is…

Jared Sullinger Remains In China

To start the season, Jared Sullinger signed a two-month deal to play overseas in China for the Shenzhen Leopards. Now, after a brilliant start for the former NBA big man, he is now receiving a full-season deal, per international basketball reporter David Pick. In addition, the new agreement with the Leopards includes bonuses that could…

Andre Ellington Cut By Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals signed fellow running back Bronson Hill from the practice squad after releasing veteran running back Andre Ellington. In addition to Ellington’s release, the vested veteran will be subject to waivers since we are past the trading deadline. However, in eight games this year, the former Clemson Tiger product had 15 carries for…

Greco Gives Panthers Depth

  The Florida Panthers Added former Ohio State Buckeye standout Anthony Greco, and Renaud Lavoie reports that Greco will receive a two-way deal worth the league minimum of $650K for the remainder of the 2017-18 season. This is Greco’s second season in the AHL (Springfield Thunderbirds) and he is one of their more reliable scoring…

Cam Atkinson Gets A Sweet Deal

The Columbus Blue Jackets extended Cam Atkinson to a lucrative deal that is worth $40.25MM over the next seven years, according to Aaron Portzline of The Athletic. Prior to this extension, the 28-year old winger was set to┬ábecome an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. He will make an average of $5.75MM…

Angels Give Justin Upton A Lucrative Deal

  The Los Angeles Angels announced that they dished out a new five-year contract to Justin Upton worth $106MM. An important note by USA Today’s Bob Nightengale states that “Upton receives an extra $18MM with the extension.” Now, prior to this deal, Upton was deciding whether to opt-in or opt-out of his contract that had…

Shipachyov Will Return To Russia

Vadim Shipachyov will head back home to Russia after his contract is terminated, which will end his tenure as a Vegas Golden Knight after only three NHL games, where he scored one goal on a little over ten minutes of total ice time. The news was reported by Eric Engels of Sportsnet. Shipachyov did not…

Giants Claimed Micah Johnson

  The San Francisco Giants have claimed utilityman Micah Johnson from the Cincinnati Reds, who placed him on waivers, according to Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area. Micah Johnson has had a tough ride trying to find a team to give him a shot at the big leagues. Well, I think he found a…

49ers Trade For Jimmy G

  The San Francisco 49ers traded their 2018 second-round draft pick to the New England Patriots for Jimmy Garoppolo, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com. This deal is a head scratcher on both sides. Here is why. First off, the mighty New England Patriots are in first place once again in their division with a…