The Oakland Athletics have acquired OF Starling Marte and cash from the Miami Marlins in exchange for LHP Jesus Luzardo. This is a classic, one-for-one baseball trade. The low-budget A’s do not have enough money to take on Marte, a rental who is owed about $4 million. So, to get Miami to take on allContinue reading “MLB Trade Review: A’s Acquire Marte”
The Cincinnati Reds have acquired RHP Mychal Givens from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for RHPs Case Williams and Noah Davis. Williams should be a familiar face for Rockies fans. The team selected him in the 4th round in 2020 out of high school but immediately traded him to the Reds last offseason with JeffContinue reading “MLB Trade Review: Reds Acquire Givens”
The Vegas Golden Knights have acquired forward Evgeny Dadonov from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for defenseman Nick Holden and a 2022 3rd round draft pick. The Golden Knights have received a lot of criticism over the past few days for their handling of face-of-the-franchise Marc-Andre Fleury and this trade makes it worth it. WithContinue reading “NHL Trade Review: Knights Add Dadonov”
The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired defenseman Ethan Bear from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for forward Warren Foegele. The Oilers have had a rough offseason so far and their defense is where it really shows. They extended the defensively challenged Tyson Barrie, acquired Duncan Keith and reportedly Cody Ceci, while trading away Caleb Jones andContinue reading “NHL Trade Review: Canes Acquire Bear”
The Calgary Flames have acquired defenseman Nikita Zadorov from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a 2022 3rd round draft pick. The Flames lost captain Mark Giordano to Seattle in the expansion draft. While Zadorov is by no means on the level of Giordano, he is a good defensive defender who can play bottom-four minutes.Continue reading “NHL Trade Review: Flames Acquire Zadorov”
The Cincinnati Reds have acquired RHP Luis Cessa and LHP Justin Wilson from the New York Yankees in exchange for a player to be named later. The Yankees being cheap in 2021 has been a weird theme. This trade is glaring evidence that things are not like they used to be. With this trade, theContinue reading “MLB Trade Review: Reds Improve Their Pen”
The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired forward Tyler Johnson and a 2023 2nd round pick from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for defenseman Brent Seabrook. The Lightning have found a way to get out of their cap troubles again. They unload Johnson and his high cap hit without having to give up a first-round pickContinue reading “NHL Trade Review: Lightning Dump Johnson”
The Winnipeg Jets have acquired defenseman Nate Schmidt from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for a 2022 3rd round draft pick. After a rough season in Vancouver, Schmidt departs for the same exact price that he was traded for a year ago — a third-round pick. This time, he got worse over that year. TheContinue reading “NHL Trade Review: Jets Get Schmidt”
The Houston Astros have acquired RHPs Kendall Graveman and Rafael Montero from the Houston Astros in exchange for RHP Joe Smith and IF Abraham Toro. This is a perplexing trade for the Mariners. Montero was recently designated for assignment, so it is not a surprise to see him go. But Graveman? He has been theContinue reading “MLB Trade Review: Astros Pick up Some Arms”
The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury from the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for forward Mikael Hakkarainen. This is a “trade” that will stir up a ton of drama for the next year. Fleury was beloved in Vegas, and you could say the same thing back. After winning the Vezina Trophy in 2020-21,Continue reading “NHL Trade Review: Golden Knights Donate Fleury”
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