The Oakland A's are locked out of a top nine pick in the 2025 MLB Draft and have the fourth selection in 2024. It is just what they deserve.
Alex Bregman has been considered a possible target in trade rumours. The Houston Astros have made it clear that he is not available.
Front office additions tend to get overlooked. Aside from the general manager and head of baseball operations, most of these individuals tend to work in obscurity. Such is the case with the Houston Astros latest hiring. According to Chandler Rome of The Athletic, the Astros have hired Deric Ladnier as their new senior director of... Continue Reading →
It was not a surprise that Major League Baseball gave their rubber stamp approval for the Oakland A's to relocate. However, that may not have been the case if the vote happened a few days prior. Late Padres owner Peter Seidler was against the A's move to Las Vegas. In fact, he had reportedly managed... Continue Reading →
The rubber stamp process for the Oakland A's has continued. It does not matter that A's ownership has yet to officially secure financing on their end for a stadium. It does not matter that there are questions about the long term viability of Las Vegas due to climate change. And it does not matter that... Continue Reading →
Former Houston Astros closer Roberto Osuna may not be returning to the majors, but he is still getting paid handsomely. Nikkan Sports reported that Osuna will be staying with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks for the foreseeable future. He has signed a four year deal worth ¥4 billion, or approximately $26.5 million. Former Houston Astros closer... Continue Reading →
It has been a long time coming for Houston Astros bench coach Joe Espada. He has long been viewed as a future manager, someone with a bright future in the coaching ranks. Espada had interviewed with six different teams over the past two offseasons, yet had been bypassed every time. It's difficult to be a... Continue Reading →
The City of Oakland is not giving up the Oakland A's without a fight. Casey Pratt from ABC 7 News reported that the Oakland City Council voted on a resolution that the A's belong in Oakland. It received unanimous support, signaling that the mayor, City Council, Port Authority, and labour are all united to speak... Continue Reading →
Texas Rangers pitcher Will Smith made history on Wednesday without even getting into the game. The Rangers won their first championship on Wednesday, taking home the trophy as Josh Sborz recorded the final out. That celebration is something that Smith has come to expect at the end of each season as he celebrated the title.... Continue Reading →
Chris Young made it clear that his goal with the Texas Rangers was to win a championship. The front office gave the green light and an open checkbook to Young to make it happen. Corey Seager, Marcus Semien, Nathan Eovaldi, and Jacob deGrom, amongst others, were brought in as high profile free agents. The likes... Continue Reading →