Quintana could be the next big name traded by the White Sox.

Hot Stove Week in Review Dec 19-25

I hope everyone had a great Holiday season and a Merry Christmas. With New Year’s right around the corner, Pitchers and Catchers begin reporting February 12th. Most teams still have a lot of work. January and February is when teams add depth and many important pieces. Here’s to your team adding the player that puts…

The band is back together in LA.

Hot Stove Week in Review Dec 9-18

NEWS The Twins RHP prospect Yorman Landa passed away on Dec 9th. The cause of death was a car accident. Landa’s father was driving and his car struck a fallen tree. He was 22 and the Twins #20 prospect. The Mets CF Juan Lagares suffered an injury while making a diving catch for his Dominican…

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White Sox Reloaded!

By: Mike The annual Winter Meetings concluded last week, and the team at the center of the action was, for once, my beloved Chicago White Sox. There seems to be little doubt at this time that general manager Rick Hahn has finally wrested organizational control away from team president Kenny Williams. The proof is the direction that…

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Winter Meetings Thursday Recap

A very slow Thursday at the Winter Meetings as everyone was packing up and heading home. Lots of the top free agents are still available (Encarnacion, Turner, Jansen, Bautista, Trumbo, Napoli) so except a lot to happen before Christmas. I’m sure a few surprise trades as well. NEWS The 2017 Winter Meetings will be held…

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Winter Meetings Wednesday Recap

NEWS They announced this year’s winner of the Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in baseball broadcasting and the winner is Bill King. He was the radio voice for the Oakland A’s for 25 years (1981-2005). A couple more players have committed to playing in the WBC: Danny Espinosa (Mexico), Eric Hosmer (USA).   TRANSACTIONS…

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Winter Meetings Tuesday Recap

NEWS The BBWAA passed a measure today mandating that all Hall of Fame ballots be made public starting in 2018. The Yankees announced that Derek Jeter’s number 2 will be retired on May 14th. He will also have a plaque in Monument Park.   TRANSACTIONS The Red Sox have acquired RHP Tyler Thornburg from the…