NHL trade review: Blackhawks acquire Caggiula, Garrison for Manning

               The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired F Drake Caggiula and D Jason Garrison from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for D Brandon Manning and D Robin Norell.                 For the Blackhawks, they get a winger in Caggiula that can improve their bottom six. They give up a bottom pairing defenseman in Manning, but get backContinue reading “NHL trade review: Blackhawks acquire Caggiula, Garrison for Manning”

MLB trade review: Blue Jays acquire Richard

from ESPN               The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired LHP Clayton Richard from the San Diego Padres in exchange for OF Connor Panas.               For the Blue Jays, they need a left-handed starter after trading LHP J.A. Happ to the Yankees at the trade deadline. Richard was the opening day starter for a bad PadresContinue reading “MLB trade review: Blue Jays acquire Richard”

NHL trade review: Panthers acquire Wideman for Petrovic

               The Florida Panthers have acquired defenseman Chris Wideman and a third round pick in 2019 from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for defenseman Alex Petrovic.                 For the Panthers, I like this trade. Wideman and Petrovic both play bottom pair roles, and they get a pick as well. The funny thing about this tradeContinue reading “NHL trade review: Panthers acquire Wideman for Petrovic”

Ranking all MLB first basemen

          Previously, I ranked all catchers that had 300 Plate Appearances in 2018. After that, I wanted to continue the series with the next position, first base (1B). The requirements I set to be on the list were simple: 450 Plate Appearances in 2018, and at least 50% of games played at first place. ThatContinue reading “Ranking all MLB first basemen”

MLB trade review: A\’s get Profar

         The Oakland Athletics have acquired U Jurickson Profar in a three team deal. The Texas Rangers received LHPs Brock Burke, Kyle Bird, RHP Yoel Espinal, INF Eli White and international slot compensation. The Tampa Bay Rays received RHPs Emilio Pagan, Rollie Lacy and the 38th overall pick in 2019.            For the A\’s, theyContinue reading “MLB trade review: A\’s get Profar”