MIKE MOUSTAKAS TO THE BREWERS, CABRERA TO PHILLIES, ESCOBAR TO THE DIAMONDBACKS

The Brewers needed an impact bat, and they got it. Now they have to figure a way to work Mike Moustakas onto a roster already filled up at the infield and outfield corners. The Brewers acquired Moustakas from the Royals late Friday for outfield prospect Brett Phillips and reliever Jorge Lopez, a trade that could turn out to be a … Read moreMIKE MOUSTAKAS TO THE BREWERS, CABRERA TO PHILLIES, ESCOBAR TO THE DIAMONDBACKS

MICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY JULY 27, 2018

THE MICHAEL BARI SHOW CLICK THE BAR BELOW   The New York Yankees have a power problem. Yes, they lead the majors with 163 home runs this season. But two of their biggest bats landed on the disabled list this week. Right fielder Aaron Judge is out at least three weeks with a broken wrist. Catcher Gary Sanchez could be out until … Read moreMICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY JULY 27, 2018

HAPP TO THE YANKEES, HAMELS TO THE CUBS, MLB TRADE DEADLINE

The New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays have announced a trade sending veteran southpaw J.A. Happ to New York. Third baseman Brandon Drury and outfield prospect Billy McKinney lead to Toronto. The Chicago Cubs have a deal to acquire Cole Hamels from the Texas Rangers, who will receive minor leaguers in return. Texas sending a significant amount of cash to … Read moreHAPP TO THE YANKEES, HAMELS TO THE CUBS, MLB TRADE DEADLINE

MLB TRADE DEADLINE NEWS & NOTES STRASBURG ON DL, OH JOINS ROCKIES, DBACKS ACQUIRE ANDRIESE

The Washington Nationals will select the contract of southpaw Tommy Milone, per MLB.com’s Jamal Collier (via Twitter). He’ll start for the team tonight in place of Stephen Strasburg, who was just sent back onto the disabled list. After helping the Nationals salvage a split of their rain-shortened series against the Braves on Sunday, Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer said … Read moreMLB TRADE DEADLINE NEWS & NOTES STRASBURG ON DL, OH JOINS ROCKIES, DBACKS ACQUIRE ANDRIESE

EOVALDI SENT TO BOSTON AFTER YANKEES PICK UP BRITTON, MLB NEWS

The Boston Red Sox have officially struck a deal to land righty Nathan Eovaldi from the Tampa Bay Rays, as Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic first reported (via Twitter). Young lefty Jalen Beeks will go to Tampa Bay in return, per Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times (Twitter link). Nine teams are said to be “in discussions” with … Read moreEOVALDI SENT TO BOSTON AFTER YANKEES PICK UP BRITTON, MLB NEWS

MICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY JULY 25, 2018, BALLS AND STRIKES

THE MICHAEL BARI SHOW CLICK THE BAR BELOW   Major League Baseball Strike Zone One of the most-discussed issues in Major League Baseball is the consistency of the strike zone. The rule-book strike zone states “The STRIKE ZONE is that area over home plate the upper limit of which is a horizontal line at the … Read moreMICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY JULY 25, 2018, BALLS AND STRIKES

BRITTON TO THE YANKEES, BUMGARNER STAYING OUT IN SAN FRANCISCO

The Yankees pivoted hard toward Zach Britton and were on the brink of acquiring the Orioles closer Tuesday night, The Post has learned. There was no final deal, but there was an understanding of who would be involved if the trade was concluded. The Yankees would send three pitching prospects to the Orioles, including Double-A … Read moreBRITTON TO THE YANKEES, BUMGARNER STAYING OUT IN SAN FRANCISCO

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TRADE DEADLINE NEARS TEAMS POSITIONING FOR MOVES TO WIN A PENNENT

Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Chris Archer, thanks to his ace-ish upside and contract that’s team-friendly in the extreme, has been the subject of trade speculation for quite a long time. Maybe this time it finally happens? In any event, count the Yankees in. The Yankees have definite needs in the rotation as they try to … Read moreMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TRADE DEADLINE NEARS TEAMS POSITIONING FOR MOVES TO WIN A PENNENT

MICHAEL BARI SHOW SUNDAY COLUMN

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL The New York Mets placed Noah Syndergaard on the 10-day disabled list after he contracted hand, foot and mouth disease, he contracted while working a kids camp over the All-Star break, reported by David Lennon of Newsday.  Syndergaard remains one of the majors’ most valuable starters. While Syndergaard has racked up just 13 starts this year, … Read moreMICHAEL BARI SHOW SUNDAY COLUMN

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS OF THE DAY

Baltimore’s “barreling ahead” with its Britton trade talks, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com tweets. Along with the teams mentioned below (the Astros, Cubs, Yankees, Phillies and Red Sox), the Giants are among the clubs in the mix for Britton, according to Crasnick. To this point, the Astros, Cubs, Yankees, Phillies and Red Sox have all been connected to Britton in fairly prominent fashion. Surely, as … Read moreMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS OF THE DAY