Source: Reds bring on Byrd in deal with Phils The Cincinnati Reds have acquired veteran outfielder Marlon Byrd in a trade with the Philadelphia Phillies, a baseball source confirmed to ESPN.com. ESPN.GO.COM KT: Not sure if I would give up Ben… Read More ›
The San Diego Padres have been wheelin’ and dealin’ over the past week, picking up an entirely new outfield. First it was Matt Kemp from the Dodgers, then it was Wil Myers from the Rays, and today, it has been… Read More ›
Lots of moves today. Cespedes to the Tigers for Porcello (other minor leaguers also involved in the deal), Kemp and Federowicz to the Dodgers for Grandal, Eflin and Wieland. http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/12/11/report-yoenis-cespedes-traded-to-detroit-for-rick-porcello/ http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/12/11/report-dodgers-padres-nearing-a-matt-kemp-blockbuster-trade/
An interesting article on Nick Markakis by Mike Petriello of FanGraphs saying that $44M for 4 years is over paying. Not sure I agree. Check out a comparison to Heyward (who I know is much younger, but is getting $13m+/yr.
Really? Move the guy with 31 outfield assists in just 3 seasons?
Let’s play the what-if game.