MLB Trade Review: Blue Jays acquire Matz

         The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired LHP Steven Matz from the New York Mets in exchange for RHPs Sean Reid-Foley, Yennsy Diaz and Josh Winckowski.        I really don\’t like this trade for Toronto. Matz has really fallen off recently, as he was awful in 2019 and was demotedContinue reading “MLB Trade Review: Blue Jays acquire Matz”

Recapping a surprisingly big day for MLB free agent signings

         I usually don\’t write about free agent signings, and there is a reason for that. I feel like an article would be too short, as it\’s just about one player and one team. Trades are more fun as (usually) there are multiple players switching teams and an analysis to be doneContinue reading “Recapping a surprisingly big day for MLB free agent signings”

MLB Trade Review: Red Sox acquire Ottavino

         The Boston Red Sox have acquired RHPs Adam Ottavino and Frank German, plus cash ($850k) from the New York Yankees in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.        It\’s the year of the Yankees being cheap. Their main goal isn\’t getting better, it isContinue reading “MLB Trade Review: Red Sox acquire Ottavino”

MLB Trade Review: Yankees acquire Taillon

         The New York Yankees have acquired RHP Jameson Taillon from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for RHP Miguel Yajure, RHP Roansy Contreras, OF Canaan Smith and IF Maikol Escotto.        The guy selected second overall in 2010, between Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, Taillon has had a career riddledContinue reading “MLB Trade Review: Yankees acquire Taillon”

NHL Trade Review: Dubois to Winnipeg, Laine to Columbus

  From Getty Images        The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired forwards Patrik Laine and Jack Roslovic from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for forward Pierre-Luc Dubois and a 2022 third round pick. 26% of Laine\’s salary will be retained by the Jets. In my article yesterday, I predicted something very close to this,Continue reading “NHL Trade Review: Dubois to Winnipeg, Laine to Columbus”