1. Yankees Acquire Torre's Favorite Plaything: Scott Proctor Returns to New York

    In a move, possibly only explained as "irrelevant” and "for organizational depth," the New York Yankees have brought back relief pitcher and arm-abuse victim Scott Proctor...

    Matt Keller Written by Matt Keller about 3 years ago 1,048 reads 1 comments

  2. Mike Napoli Traded To Texas Rangers For Frank Fransisco

    In yet another jarring display of general ineptitude, Toronto Blue Jays GM (and newly-minted golden boy) Alex Anthopolous has traded the recently acquired Mike Napoli yet again—this ...

    Matt Keller Written by Matt Keller about over 3 years ago 326 reads 9 comments

  3. MLB Offseason News: San Francisco Giants Sign Japanese Record Holder Marc Kroon

    One of the more intriguing signings made this winter won't break the back pages of any newspapers—at least not on this side of the Pacific...

    Matt Keller Written by Matt Keller about over 3 years ago 1,137 reads 1 comments

  4. Vernon Wells Traded to Los Angeles Angels for Living, Breathing Human Beings

    In a move that will almost certainly be dissected, panned and universally mocked by writers more intelligent than I, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have sent Mike Napoli and Juan Rivera to the Toronto Blue Jays for Vernon Wells ...

    Matt Keller Written by Matt Keller about over 3 years ago 1,087 reads 5 comments

  5. New York Yankees Ink Andruw Jones, Best Center Fielder Ever

    Late Thursday afternoon, after nearly an entire offseason of position-player inactivity, Yankee GM Brian Cashman inked the former Braves superstar to a one-year, $2 million contract, with another $1...

    Matt Keller Written by Matt Keller about over 3 years ago 1,194 reads 35 comments

  6. Bruisers: The First Basemen of the American League

    First base is stacked with sluggers, there's no arguing that. But not all sluggers are created equal. From Barton to Youkilis, there's quite a difference in the caliber of play one gathers from the position...

    Matt Keller Written by Matt Keller about over 4 years ago 663 reads 10 comments

  7. It All Happens (To Go Downhill From) Here: The Kansas City Royals

    (Alternate Title: How to Beat a Dead Horse with a Keyboard) Once upon a time, the Kansas City Royals were the class act of baseball. A consistent, winning ballclub with a group of great players, a beautiful stadium, and a fantastic fanbase...

    Matt Keller Written by Matt Keller about over 4 years ago 262 reads 3 comments

  8. A Catching Conundrum: The New York Yankees and Their Receiver Riches

    To say the Yankees have had it good behind the plate for the majority of their history would be an understatement. Dating all the way back to the 1930s, and the Hall of Famer Bill Dickey, ...

    Matt Keller Written by Matt Keller about over 4 years ago 480 reads 2 comments

  9. Baseball Hall of Fame: Who's Next in Line for the Shrine?

    The 2010 Hall of Fame ballot has been hotly debated in the past few weeks, and for good reason: there's no clear-cut person, no Ricky Henderson, no Paul Molitor to draw the majority of the votes...

    Matt Keller Written by Matt Keller about over 4 years ago 433 reads 2 comments

  10. Making a Meaningless Swap Works Out Amazin' For The Mets

    It's been something less than an ideal season in Flushing. That's what happens when you lose your All-Star centerfielder, shortstop, and your first baseman with a 127 OPS+...

    Matt Keller Written by Matt Keller about 5 years ago 151 reads 1 comments

  11. Mike MacDougal Continues to Collect Saves, Baffle Physicists

    We all know that the Nationals are bad. They're '03 Tigers bad. Now, by no means should we expect them to have an effective bullpen. However, at the very rear of the run down D.C...

    Matt Keller Written by Matt Keller about 5 years ago 127 reads 2 comments

  12. The Bronx Bombers Need Alex Rodriguez, and the Fans Should Know It

    The Year is 2003, and the Yankees are fresh off a World Series loss to the upstart Florida Marlins. Nothing could have made a Yankee fan feel better about what had transpired...

    Matt Keller Written by Matt Keller about over 5 years ago 50 reads 1 comments