Cubs Get Closer Aroldis Chapman In Trade With YankeesThe Chicago Cubs acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees on Monday, giving the NL Central leaders a boost as they try for their first World Series title in more than a century.
Fantasy Baseball Owners Must Anticipate Trade Deadline DealsNow is the sneaky time for fantasy baseball owners to anticipate action at the Major League Baseball trade deadline coming up on July 31. If a team moves a star player, someone has to take that player's place in the lineup. There are statistics to be had there in such a vacancy, so if you can get the jump on a replacement now, your fantasy baseball team will be the better off for it. Likewise, if one of your star player's value takes a hit with a trade, you have to be ready to replace lost stats. Always keep an eye on the MLB trade deadline!
Tommy Stokke Says The Indians Are In Great Position Heading Into The DeadlineTommy Stokke of FanRag Sports, who broke the Chris Sale story over the weekend, joins Ken Carman and Anthony Lima to discuss how everything that happened over the weekend impacts the Indians heading into the deadline. Plus, find out why Stokke believes that the Indians are in the best position of any American League contender heading into the trade deadline.
A Tough Weekend For The TribeLast week Ken Carman crowned the Indians winners of the division, since then they've lost three games in a row. Is it about playing better competition or is the Carman curse making it's way to the diamond? Anthony Lima and Carman discuss and plus, why last year's World Series champion is an example of why the Indians need to make a splash at the deadline.
Indians Promote Top Prospects Zimmer, Frazier To Triple-A ColumbusWith plenty of trade speculation surrounding prospects all over Major League Baseball in advance of the Aug. 1 trade deadline, two of the Cleveland Indians' best prospects are on the move -- but not to another organization.
On A Bad Weekend In Baltimore, The Big Picture, How Orioles Attacked Tribe Bats, Continued Bullpen Struggles | Extra FramesThe Cleveland Indians were victimized by a two-run, pinch-hit homer by Nolan Reimold in the bottom of the ninth, as the Baltimore Orioles swept the Tribe in the weekend series, taking Sunday's finale, 5-3.
Reimold's HR Helps Orioles Beat Indians 5-3 For 3-Game SweepPinch-hitter Nolan Reimold hit a game-winning, two-out homer in the ninth inning after Pedro Alvarez reached on a strikeout, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Cleveland Indians 5-3 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Ken Griffey Jr. Inducted Into Baseball Hall of FameGriffey, the first No. 1 draft pick to be selected for enshrinement, played 22 big-league seasons with the Mariners, Reds and White Sox and was selected on a record 99.32 percent of ballots cast, an affirmation of sorts for his clean performance during baseball's so-called Steroids Era.
Mike Piazza Inducted Into Baseball Hall of Fame Selected by the Dodgers in the 62nd round of the 1988 amateur draft with the 1,390th pick, ahead of only five other players, Piazza is the lowest-drafted player to reach the Hall of Fame. He made it in on his fourth try.
White Sox Suspend Top Pitcher Chris Sale For 5 DaysThe Chicago White Sox have suspended ace Chris Sale five days without pay for destroying collared throwback uniforms the team was scheduled to wear.
Trumbo's 30th HR Propels Orioles Past Indians 5-2Mark Trumbo hit his major league-leading 30th home run, Kevin Gausman pitched seven shutout innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Saturday night in a duel between first-place teams.
White Sox ace Chris Sale scratched for 'clubhouse incident'Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale was scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night after he was involved in what the team said was a "non-physical clubhouse incident."