MLB Trade Review: Padres Acquire Manaea

The San Diego Padres have acquired LHP Sean Manaea and RHP Aaron Holiday from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for IF Euribiel Angeles and RHP Adrian Martinez. The long-awaited Manaea trade has finally come. Now all that is left for the A’s to complete before Opening Day is to trade Frankie Montas. The complete destructionContinue reading “MLB Trade Review: Padres Acquire Manaea”

NHL Trade Review: Lightning Acquire Hagel

The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired forward Brandon Hagel and fourth-round picks in 2022 and 2024 from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for forwards Taylor Raddish and Boris Katchouk plus a first-round pick in 2023 and 2024, both of which are top-10 protected. For many hockey fans, the reaction to this trade was a surprise,Continue reading “NHL Trade Review: Lightning Acquire Hagel”

MLB Trade Review: Mariners Acquire Winker, Suarez

The Seattle Mariners have acquired OF Jesse Winker and 3B Eugenio Suarez from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for OF Jake Fraley, RHP Justin Dunn, LHP Brandon Williamson, and a player to be named later. The Mariners are not exactly a big-market team, but they are using their financial flexibility to make their team significantlyContinue reading “MLB Trade Review: Mariners Acquire Winker, Suarez”

MLB Trade Review: Mets Acquire Bassitt

The New York Mets have acquired RHP Chris Bassitt from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for RHPs JT Ginn and Adam Oller. It’s not a big surprise to see the A’s cry poverty once again, as despite being a decent enough team last year, they are selling off pieces to cut an already thin payroll.Continue reading “MLB Trade Review: Mets Acquire Bassitt”

NHL Trade Review: Leafs Acquire Two Coyotes

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired defenseman Ilya Lyubushkin and forward Ryan Dzingel from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for forward Nick Ritchie and a conditional draft pick. Arizona can choose between a 2023 third-round pick and a 2025 second-rounder. Toronto’s infamous battle against hard-nosed, gritty players has led General Manager Kyle Dubas to addressContinue reading “NHL Trade Review: Leafs Acquire Two Coyotes”