Cubs Acquire Clarkin

Today, the Chicago Cubs announced that they have claimed southpaw Ian Clarkin off waivers from the Chicago White Sox. The former first-round pick is still waiting to get a chance to make his MLB debut. The 24-year old lefty was the 33rd overall pick by the New York Yankees in the 2013 draft. Clarkin was…

Satter’s MLB Mock Draft: First Edition

 Unfortunately, with time being short I will not be giving an analysis on each pick, but if you want one from me then just comment on the article and I will reply to you. 1. Detroit Tigers – Casey Mize – RHP – Auburn 2. San Francisco Giants – Brady Singer – RHP – Florida…

Angels Trade For Jabari Blash

Today, the Los Angeles Angels bolster their outfield depth by acquiring Jabari Blash from the New York Yankees for a player to be named later or cash, which was announced by the Angels. To make room for Blash, the Angels moved Alex Meyer to the 60-day disabled list. Meyer was not going to appear this…

Michael Pineda To Minnesota

  Today, the Minnesota Twins announced that they have agreed on a two-year deal with Michael Pineda. Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports that Pineda can make an additional $3MM in incentives on top of the $10MM guaranteed he will receive in this deal (splits into consecutive $2MM and $8MM salaries). Pineda’s deal is…

Rays To Sign Nathan Eovaldi

  The Tampa Bay Rays continue to add to their roster by agreeing to terms with Nathan Eovaldi, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. It is a one-year deal worth $2 mil with a club option for 2018. His option will most likely be exercised after the 2017 season, if the Rays…

Carlos Beltran To Boston?

  Entering the 2016 season, the Boston Red Sox knew this was David Ortiz’s final year playing, which will put them in the open market looking for a new designated hitter, as they have not really used anyone else on a normal basis there since Ortiz’s arrival in Boston. It will be a huge change…

Stock Rising: Ivan Nova

  Beginning the 2016 season, Ivan Nova was fighting for a roster spot and earned it by having a decent spring, but he did not make the starting rotation. Eventually over time, the 29-year-old right-handed pitcher was placed back into the rotation. After returning to the staff, it looked like the end for Nova in…

Prospect Watch: Gleyber Torres

 Today’s special prospect watch is on Gleyber Torres, who was the big piece in return for Aroldis Chapman. Torres is the Yankees second best rated prospect and the future at the shortstop position pushing Jorge Mateo to being the future second baseman.  Now, Torres has had a rough time so far with the Tampa Yankees,…

Prospect Watch: Justus Sheffield

 Today, Justus Sheffield is the man of the hour, as he just completed his first Tampa Yankee start. He was in the Indians high Single-A team this year, but was just moved to New York for dominant reliever Andrew Miller. He is the Yankees seventh best overall rated prospect.  Now, Sheffield is a southpaw that…

What Did The Yankees Get For Chapman?

   Today, the Yankees decided to trade away one of the three headed monsters in their bullpen. Aroldis Chapman will be heading to the Northside of Chicago. Now, the Yankees did good here by picking up a major league pitcher in Adam Warren, prospects in Gleyber Torres and Billy McKinney, plus outfielder Rashad Crawford.  Now,…

Cubs Land Chapman From Yankees

 Today, the Cubs acquired the flamethrowing southpaw in Aroldis Chapman, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Chapman is going to be a rental for the Cubs, as they try and go for the championship, but do not be surprised if the Cubs try to extend Chapman for the right price.  Now, according to Jon…