Recapping the 7/30 MLB Trades

We’re less than 24 hours from the Trade Deadline! Let’s take a closer look at trades that happened today, 7/30. Astros acquire CP Roberto Osuna The Astros have acquired closer Roberto Osuna from the Blue Jays in exchange for former closer Ken Giles, and right-handed pitching prospects Hector Perez and David Paulino. Osuna, 23, has a 2.93 ERA in just, 15.1 innings this season, as … Continue reading Recapping the 7/30 MLB Trades

Recapping the 7/29 MLB Trades

Let’s take a closer look at the trades that happened today, July 29 Cardinals and Yankees make an interesting trade The Cardinals acquired reliever Chasen Shreve and pitcher Giovanny Gallegos from the Yankees in exchange for 1B Luke Voit and international signing bonus pool money. Shreve, 28, has a 4.26 ERA, 1.500 WHIP, and 4.98 FIP. Some of these struggles can be pointed towards his … Continue reading Recapping the 7/29 MLB Trades

Recapping the 7/28 MLB Trades

Only one trade happened today, July 28, but let’s take a closer look at it Brewers acquire 3B Mike Moustakas The Brewers have acquired slugging third baseman Mike Moustakas from the Brewers in exchange for outfielder Brett Phillips and pitcher Jorge Lopez. Moustakas, 29, is hitting .249/.309/.468 with 20 home runs this season. Phillips, 24, is hitting .182/.250/.273 in 22 at-bats in the MLB this … Continue reading Recapping the 7/28 MLB Trades

Recapping the 7/27 MLB Trades

Let’s take a closer look at all the trades that happened today, July 27 Cubs acquire SP Cole Hamels   The Cubs have acquired SP Cole Hamels from the Rangers in exchange for pitching prospect Rollie Lacy, RHP Eddie Butler, and a player to be named later. Hamels, 34, has a 4.72 ERA, 1.37 WHIP,  and 5.20 FIP. Lacy,, 23, has a combined 2.45 ERA … Continue reading Recapping the 7/27 MLB Trades

Taylor Lewan and Jake Matthews Extensions Elevate The Left Tackle Market

In a span of an hour, Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan and Falcons left tackle Jake Matthews were given major extensions by their respective teams. Lewan signed for 5 years/$80 million, while Matthews signed for 5 years/$75 million. Lewan’s extension is the critical one, as he is now the highest paid left tackle of all time. Now, did these two tackles deserve the contracts they … Continue reading Taylor Lewan and Jake Matthews Extensions Elevate The Left Tackle Market

Recapping all 7/26 MLB Trades

Let’s take a look at trades that happened today, July 26. Note: Cole Hamels trade isn’t official so it will be included in tomorrow’s trade recaps Yankees acquire JA Happ   The Yankees have acquired SP JA Happ from the Blue Jays for INF Brandon Drury and OF Billy McKinney. Happ, 35, has a 4.18 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, and 3.84 FIP. Drury, 25, has dealt … Continue reading Recapping all 7/26 MLB Trades

Todd Gurley Extension a Smart Move For The Rams

Last week, the Rams locked up wide receiver Brandin Cooks to a 5 year/$80 million extension. Yesterday, they extended another young offensive player in running back Gurley. Los Angeles signed him to a record-breaking 4 year/$60 million extension with $45 million guaranteed. Gurley is now the highest paid running back and his $45 million in guarantees is the most of all time. Let’s take a … Continue reading Todd Gurley Extension a Smart Move For The Rams

Yankees Rob Orioles In Zach Britton Trade

The Orioles continued their fire sale after trading superstar Manny Machado, as they traded two-time all-star closer Zach Britton to the Yankees in exchange for pitching prospects Dillon Tate, Cody Carroll, and Josh Rogers. Britton, 30, has posted a 3.45 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, and 4.43 FIP since coming back from his Achilles injury that kept him out until mid-June. However, he hasn’t given up a … Continue reading Yankees Rob Orioles In Zach Britton Trade

Five Running Backs Who Will Have An Outstanding 2018 Season

Every year, there are players who bounce back or break out to have tremendous seasons. We already looked at quarterbacks who could have great seasons, so let’s look at some running backs that will have a stellar 2018 campaign. Jerick McKinnon, San Francisco 49ers Despite never eclipsing 600 rushing yards in a season, Jerick McKinnon was able to earn a 4 year/$30 million contract from … Continue reading Five Running Backs Who Will Have An Outstanding 2018 Season