Tag: 2022 MLB Season

The Padres made the biggest deal of the MLB trade deadline by picking up Juan Soto. San Diego also added Josh Bell and Brandon Drury. (Image: Rob Tringali/MLB/Getty)

MLB Trade Deadline: The Five Biggest Moves on a Busy Tuesday for Baseball

Contenders across Major League Baseball made a flurry of moves on Tuesday, as teams raced to beat the MLB trade deadline and fill holes before the final push for the playoffs. One deal in particular dominated the conversation today, but it was far from the only impactful move. Here’s a […]

The San Diego Padres have picked up superstar Juan Soto in a blockbuster trade with the Washington Nationals. (Image: Alex Brandon/AP)

San Diego Padres Acquire Juan Soto, Josh Bell from Washington Nationals

The San Diego Padres bolstered their chances of winning a World Series this year by picking up Washington Nationals superstar Juan Soto, according to multiple media reports. The Padres will also acquire first baseman Josh Bell in the deal. Nationals pick up prospect haul In exchange, San Diego is sending […]

Julio Rodriguez will spend a stint on the injured list after injuring his wrist on Saturday in a Seattle Mariners win over the Houston Astros. (Image: Eric Christian Smith/AP)

MLB Injury Report: J-Rod Moves to DL; Trout Optimistic on Back Issues

The Seattle Mariners placed rookie outfielder Julio Rodriguez on the 10-day injured list after he suffered a right wrist contusion during a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday. Rodriguez hurt his wrist when a pitch hit him in the eighth inning of the Saturday game. Seattle planning cautious […]

The Atlanta Braves have joined the ranks of the postseason locks in our latest MLB playoffs tier list. (Image: Todd Kirkland/Getty)

MLB Playoffs Tier List: Atlanta, Milwaukee Rise; Giants, Red Sox Tumble

As we head towards the end of July – and teams near the 100 games played mark – the MLB playoff races are clarifying themselves on an almost daily basis. That makes it time to update our MLB playoffs tier list, where I evaluate who’s in, who’s out, and who […]

The Yankees traded for Kansas City Royals All-Star Andrew Benintendi ahead of the MLB trade deadline. (Image: Ed Zurga/AP)

Yankees Land Benintendi from Royals in First Major Move Ahead of Trade Deadline

The New York Yankees made the first significant addition of MLB trade deadline season on Wednesday night, as they traded for Kansas City Royals outfielder Andrew Benintendi. The Yankees sent three minor league pitching prospects – Beck Way, Chandler Champlain, and TJ Sikkema – to Kansas City in exchange for […]

Numerous teams could make runs at trading for Washington Nationals superstar Juan Soto by the trade deadline next week. (Image: Scott Taetsch/Getty)

Juan Soto Trade Rumors: Top Five Destinations for the Nationals Superstar

While dozens of players will move at the upcoming trade deadline, there’s only one name at the center of the MLB trade rumor mill: Juan Soto. And while almost any team could benefit from the outfielder’s bat, not every franchise will be willing to pay the steep price in players […]

Clayton Kershaw will take the mound to start for the National League in the 2022 All-Star Game on Tuesday night in Los Angeles. (Image: Mark J. Terrill/AP)

National League, Kershaw Slight Favorites in 2022 MLB All-Star Game

A hometown hero will be on the mound as the best players in baseball face off against each other at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday night for the 2022 MLB All-Star Game. FanDuel Sportsbook lists the National League as a slight -116 favorite over the American League (-102) in the Midsummer […]

The Seattle Mariners are on an 11-game winning streak, while the Baltimore Orioles have won 10 straight. Both teams are now back in playoff contention. (Image: Steph Chambers/Getty)

Mariners, Orioles Claw Back into Playoff Race with Long Winning Streaks

Two weeks ago, neither the Seattle Mariners nor the Baltimore Orioles resembled playoff contenders. Today, both have climbed into the midst of the American League wild card race after improbable winning streaks that are still alive as of Friday. The Mariners have won 11 straight games, while the Orioles have […]

Chris Sale impressed in his return to the mound, though the Boston Red Sox still lost on Tuesday night. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Chris Sale Strong in 5-Inning Return to Red Sox Rotation

The Boston Red Sox lost 3-2 to the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night, but the team might consider the night a win, as it saw Chris Sale return to the rotation as the team fights for a wild-card position in the American League. Sale went five scoreless innings, allowing […]

Wander Franco will miss up to eight weeks after undergoing surgery on his injured right wrist. (Image: Getty)

MLB Injury Report: Wander Franco Needs Wrist Surgery, Out 5-8 Weeks

Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Wander Franco could miss nearly two months after suffering a wrist injury in Saturday’s 5-4 loss to the Cincinnati Reds. Franco will undergo surgery on his right wrist on Tuesday, with Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash saying the 21-year-old star will miss five-to-eight weeks. Franco adds […]

Sandy Alcantara has thrown two complete games this year and taken a clear lead in the race for the National League Cy Young Award. (Image: Laurence Kesterson/AP)

Sandy Alcantara Going Long and Making Waves in NL Cy Young Award Race

In an era where starting pitchers rarely go the distance – or even get close – Sandy Alcantara is blazing his own path in 2022. Those long starts might just carry him to the NL Cy Young Award. FanDuel Sportsbook lists Alcantara as the +180 favorite to win the National […]