MLB Trade review: #DBacks acquire Rosales

          The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired INF Adam Rosales from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for RHP Jeferson Mejia.            The D-Backs, in the NL Wild Card, recently had SS Chris Owings go to the DL. For Rosales to go on the 40-man roster, Owings was placed on the 60-day DL. Rosales is a nice,Continue reading “MLB Trade review: #DBacks acquire Rosales”

MLB Trade review: Red Sox acquire Reed from Mets

          The Boston Red Sox have acquired RHP Addison Reed from the New York Mets in exchange for RHP prospects Stephen Nogosek, Jamie Callahan and Gerson Bautista.           The Red Sox, trying to beat out their rival Yankees for the AL East lead, have been looking for a reliever to set up closer Craig Kimbrel.Continue reading “MLB Trade review: Red Sox acquire Reed from Mets”

MLB Trade review: Cubs acquire Wilson, Avila from Tigers

            Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila has continued his sale, sending his own son, catcher Alex Avila and LHP Justin Wilson to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for 3B Jeimer Candelario and SS Isaac Paredes, who are both prospects.            After winning the World Series last year, the Cubs are once again looking for aContinue reading “MLB Trade review: Cubs acquire Wilson, Avila from Tigers”

MLB Trade review: Rockies acquire Lucroy

            The Colorado Rockies have acquired their catcher, getting Jonathan Lucroy from the Texas Rangers for a player to be named later (PTBNL).             The Rockies, currently in the NL Wild Card, are looking to improve their team. Their catchers, mostly Tony Wolters, are last in the MLB in home runs, and last in theContinue reading “MLB Trade review: Rockies acquire Lucroy”

MLB Trade review: Royals acquire Melk Man

         The Kansas City Royals have acquired LF Melky Cabrera from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for RHP A.J. Puckett and LHP Andre Davis.           With LF Alex Gordon having a horrible year, the Royals wanted to acquire an outfielder. Also, Jorge Soler hasn\’t been as good as expected. Cabrera provides another outfielder withContinue reading “MLB Trade review: Royals acquire Melk Man”