MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS & NOTES, CABRERA, GREINKE, HARPER, ARCHER

The New York Mets purge of veteran players set to hit free agency continued Friday, when Asdrubal Cabrera was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies for Double-A pitcher Franklyn Kilome. The Cleveland Indians situation in right and center field has taken a disastrous turn. Opening Day center fielder Bradley Zimmer’s out for the season after undergoing shoulder surgery, […]

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

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 […]

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

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 […]