August 2017

Rangers ace Yu Darvish is heading to Los Angeles. To the Dodgers, specifically (sorry, Angels). The trade was first reported right after the trade deadline in a hilariously straightforward tweet by Ken Rosenthal, and despite the endless rumors surrounding the trade, it still felt momentous once it finally went through. The trade was a big…

Read More Yu Darvish was traded to the Dodgers and the internet went nuts

Giancarlo Stanton is back to defend his 2016 Home Run Derby title Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports Major League Baseball revealed the bracket for the 2017 Home Run Derby on Wednesday, with defending champion Giancarlo Stanton set to defend last year’s championship, this time on his home turf in Miami. A pair of rookies are seeded…

Read More 2017 MLB Home Run Derby bracket set: Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge are top 2 seeds

Fueled by a 26-4 run heading into the all-star break, the Los Angeles Dodgers have the best record in baseball at 61-29. The Dodgers hope to shake off their postseason demons and win the World Series in 2017. Listen, we know it’s tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning.…

Read More 2017 World Series odds: Dodgers listed as betting favorite on updated futures

The Yankees were a good team before they ever made a trade in the lead-in to the July 31 deadline. They were competitive in the AL East, in possession of a wild card at their worst, and even their stretch of poor play had them outscoring opponents and losing mostly due to the bullpen rather…

Read More The Yankees set themselves up for the present and future with July trades

HBO’s “Game of Thrones” is a monster social phenomenon. When a major league pitcher with mythical locks gets in on the fun, things can get a little . . . hairy on Twitter. In Sunday’s episode, injured Mets ace Noah Syndergaard was on screen for a few seconds throwing a spear. It looks as though…

Read More Noah Syndergaard roasted by dragon, Twitter commenters in ‘Game of Thrones’ cameo

At this point as the trade deadline looms it’s a waiting game. Seemingly every team in baseball is interested in Sonny Gray, and considering his contract situation, he is probably the most coveted player on the market. If and when Gray gets traded the floodgates will open on the trade market and teams will then…

Read More MLB trade rumors: Yankees, Dodgers, Astros all pursuing Yu Darvish as trade looking ‘more likely’

Gabbert was near perfect Thursday night while making his preseason debut for the Cardinals against the Cowboys in the Hall of Fame Game at Tom Benson Stadium in Canton, Ohio. He led the Cardinals on two touchdown drives in the first quarter, going 6 for 6 for 107 yards. He also snuck in a two-point…

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Luck hasn’t had a healthy season since 2014. He played through the shoulder pain last season, missing only the team’s Thanksgiving night loss to the Steelers. The year prior, he missed over half the season with injuries, which included a lacerated kidney. Given that reality, and that Luck was recovering from the January procedure on…

Read More Tolzien was an undrafted free agent out of Wisconsin in 2011 who signed as a free agent in Indy after three years in Green Bay.

There’s no Connor McDavid or Auston Matthews awaiting the winner of the 2017 NHL Draft lottery, but there is game-changing talent on which teams would love to get first dibs. In a post-signing conference call, Kulikov called his brutal single season in Buffalo a “setback,” though the Sabres gladly told the defenseman not to let…

Read More NHL Draft Lottery 2017: Results, draft order and big winners