MLB trade review: Mariners acquire Gordon

                  The Seattle Mariners have acquired 2B Dee Gordon and $1 million in international signing bonus pool money from the Miami Marlins in exchange for RHPs Nick Neidert and Robert Dugger, plus INF Chris Torres. Gordon will be moved to CF.                   Gordon is one of the premier speed players in the MLB, probably theContinue reading “MLB trade review: Mariners acquire Gordon”

Isles vs Panthers preview featuring @sun_puck

               On Monday, December 4th, the New York Islanders visit BB&T Center for a game against the Florida Panthers. It will be the first match-up between the two in 2017-18. This isn\’t a regular thing, so don\’t expect more, but it\’s a special opportunity. I\’m joined by Puck Under the Sun (from ThePuckUndertheSun.com).                Me:Continue reading “Isles vs Panthers preview featuring @sun_puck”

NHL trade review: Sabres acquire Wilson

                The Buffalo Sabres have acquired forward Scott Wilson from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for a 2019 5th round pick.                  This marks the second time Wilson has been traded this season. He was in the Riley Sheahan trade and went from the Pittsburgh Penguins to Detroit. He\’s a solid depth forward.                 Continue reading “NHL trade review: Sabres acquire Wilson”

MLB trade review: Blue Jays acquire Diaz

           The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired SS Aledmys Diaz from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for OF J.B. Woodman.            The Blue Jays have lots of infielders, but since Troy Tulowitzki has been injured often since becoming a Blue Jay in 2015, Ryan Goins recently being non-tendered and Darwin Barney not being theContinue reading “MLB trade review: Blue Jays acquire Diaz”

MLB news: White Sox sign Castillo

           Hot Stove season is heating up, as the second best catcher (in my opinion) is off the market. Today, the Chicago White Sox signed C Welington Castillo to a two year, $15 million deal.           I originally didn\’t understand the signing for either side, but  after looking into it, it makes more sense. CastilloContinue reading “MLB news: White Sox sign Castillo”