MLB Trade Review: Padres Acquire Juan Soto and Bell

The Washington Nationals have actually done it. In the trade of the year, they have sent superstar outfielder Juan Soto to the San Diego Padres. They will also receive 1B Josh Bell. LHP MacKenzie Gore, SS CJ Abrams, OF Robert Hassell III, OF James Wood, 1B Luke Voit, and RHP Jarlin Susana are headed toContinue reading “MLB Trade Review: Padres Acquire Juan Soto and Bell”

MLB Trade Review: Twins Pick Up Jorge Lopez

In dire need of bullpen help alongside star rookie Jhoan Duran, the Minnesota Twins have traded for all-star Orioles closer Jorge Lopez. Baltimore will receive reliever Yennier Cano, alongside prospects Cade Povich, Juan Nunez, and Juan Rojas. All five players in the deal are pitchers. Up until the 2022 season, Lopez was an underperforming failedContinue reading “MLB Trade Review: Twins Pick Up Jorge Lopez”

MLB Trade Review: Braves Acquire Odorizzi, Grossman

On a day that included the Atlanta Braves extended star Austin Riley for ten years, they made three trades. Early on, they brought back utility man Ehire Adrianza in a minor trade. Tonight, they sent veteran reliever Will Smith to the Houston Astros for Jake Odorizzi, then traded prospect Kris Anglin to the Tigers forContinue reading “MLB Trade Review: Braves Acquire Odorizzi, Grossman”

MLB Trade Review: Cardinals Acquire Quintana, Stratton

After missing out on Frankie Montas, the St. Louis Cardinals have pivoted to an in-division foe, sending Johan Oviedo and Malcolm Nunez to the Pittsburgh Pirates for LHP Jose Quintana and RHP Chris Stratton. Quintana was signed to a one-year deal this offseason by Pittsburgh and has had a renaissance season. The veteran southpaw hasContinue reading “MLB Trade Review: Cardinals Acquire Quintana, Stratton”

MLB Trade Review: Red Sox Make 3 Moves in Busy Day

Right before Boston’s game against the Houston Astros, Red Sox head Chaim Bloom got some critical work done before tomorrow’s trade deadline, making three separate moves. First, he dealt catcher Christian Vazquez to Houston for outfield prospects Enmanuel Valdez and Wilyer Abreu. Reliever Jake Diekman was then traded to the White Sox for catcher ReeseContinue reading “MLB Trade Review: Red Sox Make 3 Moves in Busy Day”