MLB News: Nick Swisher Signs with Indians


According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News (¬†Twitter ), Nick Swisher has signed with the Indians. A four year, $56 million dollar deal with a 5th year option depending on plate appearances, to total $70 million.¬† My Thoughts; Honestly, Swisher is not a bad player but I just don’t see him being…

MLB: Team by Team August/September Acquisitions, News, and Rumors


MLB: Team by Team August/September Acquisitions, News, and Rumors Oakland Athletics Re-signed 1B Tommy Everidge Rumor: 3b Eric Chavez who has been hampered with injuries is pondering retirement after his latest setback. Signed OF Jeremy Hermida 1b/OF Conor Jackson was put on the DL Rumor: OF Carl Crawford likes Oakland’s pitching which weighs heavy on…

MLB: Albert Pujols becomes the 3rd youngest to reach 400-homer milestone


MLB: Albert Pujols becomes the 3rd youngest to reach 400-homer milestone Albert Pujols hit his milestone 400th home run yesterday against the Washington Nationals. Pujols became the 3rd youngest to reach this milestone and is 47th on the all time home run list. The two younger players to reach this milestone were Alex Rodriguez (29…

MLB: Red Sox sign Carlos Delgado, Signings, News, and Rumors


MLB: Red Sox sign Carlos Delgado, Signings, News, and Rumors 1B Carlos Delgado signs a minor league deal with the Boston Red Sox The Los Angeles Dodgers designate OF Garret Anderson for assignment and purchase the contract of OF Jay Gibbons from the teams Triple A affiliate. The New York Mets release INF Alex Cora…

MLB: Carlos Delgado possibly coming back, Signings, Trades, and Rumors


MLB: Carlos Delgado possibly coming back, Signings, Trades, and Rumors Several teams are eyeing former Mets slugger Carlos Delgado who has been recovering from arthroscopic hip surgery this year. The teams that are interested are the White Sox, Angels, Red Sox, and Rockies. The White Sox who heavily pursued Adam Dunn, and Prince Fielder are…

MLB: Alex Rodriguez joins the 600 club


MLB: Alex Rodriguez joins the 600 club 12 games and 46 at bats later, Alex Rodriguez is finally joining the 600 club. Rodriguez belted his home run off Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Shaun Marcum The milestone home run happened on Wednesday in the 1st inning with Derek Jeter on base . With the milestone home…

MLB: Yankees acquire Kerry Wood, maybe to be the new setup man


MLB: Yankees acquire Kerry Wood, maybe to be new setup man The Cleveland Indians trade P Kerry Wood to the New York Yankees for a player to be named later and cash. Kerry Wood who is just coming off the DL hasn’t faired well this season. His ERA is 6.30 in 20 innings of work….

MLB: Rays acquire Chad Qualls from the Diamondbacks


MLB: Rays acquire Chad Qualls from the Diamondbacks The Diamondbacks unload yet another player. They trade P Chad Qualls to the Tampa Bay Rays for a player to be named later. This move is unusual in which Chad Qualls has a 8.29 ERA, but we will see how Qualls does in the American League. He…

MLB: White Sox Acquire Edwin Jackson, News, and Rumors


MLB: White Sox Acquire Edwin Jackson, News, and Rumors The Arizona Diamondbacks trade P Edwin Jackson to the Chicago White Sox for pitchers Dan Hudson, and David Holmberg. The deal could also turn into a 3-way trade in which P Edwin Jackson would go to the Nationals, 1B/OF Adam Dunn to the White Sox, and…