This article originally appeared on NatsGM.com. Just prior to the conclusion of the 2015 MLB Winter Meetings, on Thursday afternoon, the Washington Nationals agreed to trade infielder Yunel Escobar plus some cash considerations to… Read more »
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Carlos Correa is moving up, the Oakland A’s are feeling down, and Adrian Beltre is still really touchy about his head. All this and more in today’s recap.
Hi, everyone! And welcome to Write-Up For Yesterday, BttP’s guide to what the heck happened yesterday in baseball. We’re not gonna just hand you some scores here, because we trust you know how to type the letters E-S-P-N into your internet machine. Instead, we hope to give you a fuller and richer understanding of important goings on from yesterday in baseball. The big stories, and the noteworthy performances-good and bad.
It’s the bottom of the 7th inning, and with two outs, Brandon Phillips has just singled home a run off Cardinals’ righty Matt Belisle. With the score now 4-3 for the Reds, trivially, Mike Matheny,… Read more »
After a relatively quiet offseason, Wednesday the Washington Nationals traded fan-favorite RHP Tyler Clippard to the Oakland Athletics for shortstop Yunel Escobar. Oakland acquired Escobar a few days ago in the Ben Zobrist trade with… Read more »
The Atlanta Braves traded Evan Gattis to the Houston Astros Wednesday, receiving three prospects and sending a suspect minor-league pitcher to complete the transaction. In another NL East-AL West swap, Oakland Athletics GM Billy Beane… Read more »
Before I began living the luxurious life of a Banished to the Pen writer, I used to test video games. I worked on and off on contracts for Sony and Electronic Arts. During my stints… Read more »
The Oakland Athletics acquired Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday, sending in return John Jaso, top Oakland prospect Daniel Robertson, left-hitting minor-league outfielder Boog Powell and cash. I wrote… Read more »
Continuing the revolving door of the A’s offseason, the A’s have made a big move to prove that the rebuilding plan is happening right now, and isn’t a long term move. To that point, they have traded John Jaso, Daniel Robertson, and Boog Powell (Herschel “Boog”, not John “Boog” of yesteryear) for Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar. First, let’s talk about the players coming in.
Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics value the future; they just don’t think about it the same way you do. That’s what I’m coming to understand about the team, as Beane radically reshapes a roster… Read more »