The Braves axe Nick Swisher and keep Jeff Francoeur, the D’backs cut Tim Stauffer loose, and Carlos Quentin hits the open market.
The Royals sign an attractive minor league free agent, the Nationals try to recreate the worst of the Yankees infield from recent years, and hey look Carlos Quentin isn’t retired after all.
How baseball’s latest brawl was emblematic of American culture.
Some players get hit by pitches so often that it must be a skill. But is it a good skill to have?
The Padres end trade speculation by agreeing to an extension with Carlos Quentin.
Ten players who could land with a contender before this year’s trade deadline.
In which the author, still worried about somehow jinxing it, does not directly mention Matt Cain’s perfect game.
Derek takes a look at top players who might become available in AL-only leagues.
No Padre has ever hit for a cycle, but as far as interesting achievements go, they’ve done much better.
The Padres are off to a horrible start, so a housecleaning might be forthcoming. Who stays and who goes?
With Carlos Quentin booked for surgery, who should the Padres turn to?
The Royals’ bullpen suffers a couple of blows, and the pain around the rest of the league is plentiful.
Offering at least one reason to tune in to each potentially talent-challenged team when you’re flipping through your MLB.tv options this season.
Which teams are likely to see significantly more production from their new players at positions in need of improvement?