MLB Weekly Recap

Current Standings y= Clinched Division AL East Team Wins Losses Games Back Wild Card Games Back Record Last Week Boston Red Sox 81 62 – – 4-2 New York Yankees 77 65 3.5 +3.5 4-2 Baltimore Orioles 71 72 10.0 3.0 1-5 Tampa Bay Rays 71 73 10.5 3.5 3-3 Toronto Blue Jays 66 77…

Weekly Recap

Current Standings AL East Team Wins Losses Games Back Wild Card Games Back Record Last Week Boston Red Sox 77 60 – – 4-3 New York Yankees 73 63 3.5 +2.0 3-4 Baltimore Orioles 70 67 7.0 1.5 5-2 Tampa Bay Rays 68 70 9.5 4.0 3-3 Toronto Blue Jays 63 74 14.0 8.5 2-5…

MLB Franchise Values

With the recent article I wrote covering the sale of the Miami Marlins for an incredible price (Found Here), I was shocked by how much the franchise sold for in comparison to the value as measured by Forbes. With the amount of money funneling into major league baseball in recent years as new TV deals…

Weekly Recap

Current Standings AL East Team Wins Losses Games Back Wild Card Games Back Record Last Week Boston Red Sox 73 57 – – 2-5 New York Yankees 70 59 2.5 +3.5 4-2 Baltimore Orioles 65 65 8.0 2.0 5-1 Tampa Bay Rays 65 67 9.0 3.0 4-2 Toronto Blue Jays 61 69 12.0 6.0 2-4…

Weekly Recap

Current Standings AL East Team Wins Losses Games Back Wild Card Games Back Record Last Week Boston Red Sox 71 52 – – 4-2 New York Yankees 66 57 5.0 +2.5 5-2 Tampa Bay Rays 61 65 11.5 4.0 2-5 Baltimore Orioles 60 64 11.5 4.0 2-4 Toronto Blue Jays 59 65 12.5 5.0 3-4…

Weekly Recap

Current Standings AL East Team Wins Losses Games Back Wild Card Games Back Record Last Week Boston Red Sox 67 50 – – 4-1 New York Yankees 61 55 5.5 +1.5 2-4 Tampa Bay Rays 59 60 9.0 2.0 1-5 Baltimore Orioles 58 60 9.5 2.5 3-4 Toronto Blue Jays 56 61 11.0 4.5 4-2…

Miami Marlins Sold to Group Represented by Derek Jeter

Earlier today Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria agreed to sell the franchise to a group that includes former Major Leaguer Derek Jeter for $1.2 billion. The group is fronted by businessman Bruce Sherman and also includes former NBA star and current owner of the Charlotte Hornets, Michael Jordan. In this deal, Sherman will provide the…

Weekly Recap

Current Standings AL East Team Wins Losses Games Back Wild Card Games Back Record Last Week Boston Red Sox 63 49 – – 6-0 New York Yankees 59 51 3.0 +2.0 2-4 Tampa Bay Rays 58 55 5.5 0.5 4-3 Baltimore Orioles 55 56 7.5 2.5 5-2 Toronto Blue Jays 52 59 10.5 5.5 3-3…

Pirates Re-Acquire Sean Rodriguez from Atlanta

On Saturday, August 5, the Pittsburgh Pirates re-acquired utilityman Sean Rodriguez from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for first base/outfield prospect, Connor Joe. This trade came as a bit of a surprise to me as Rodriguez signed a two-year deal with Atlanta last offseason and looked to be a helpful piece for the Braves. An…

How Good has Rafael Devers Been?

On July 23, the Boston Red Sox called up top prospect, third baseman Rafael Devers to help solve their problems at the position.  Prior to his call-up, Devers had played in just nine games at AAA, hitting to the tune of a .400/.447/.600 slashline.  At just 20 years old, Devers has shown supreme promise in…

Winners and Losers from the Trade Deadline

Winners Los Angeles Dodgers Acquired Players: SP Yu Darvish, LHP Tony Watson, LHP Tony Cingrani Relinquished Assets: OF Scott Van Slyke, C Hendrick Clementina, OF/2B Willie Calhoun, RHP A.J. Alexy, INF Brendon Davis, RHP Angel German, INF Oneil Cruz Thoughts: The Dodgers are officially going all-in on a World Series this season.  They need rotation…

Major League Monday

Current Standings AL East Team Wins Losses Games Back Wild Card Games Back Record Last Week New York Yankees 56 47 – – 5-1 Boston Red Sox 57 49 0.5 +0.5 2-4 Tampa Bay Rays 54 52 3.5 2.5 3-4 Baltimore Orioles 50 54 6.5 5.5 3-3 Toronto Blue Jays 49 56 8.0 7.0 5-2…