Pat Neshek returns to Philadelphia after a brief stop in Colorado.
Roy Halladay meant so much to millions of fans in Philadelphia and Toronto.
Halladay, at his peak, was one of the best pitchers in history. His case for the Hall of Fame is a bit more nuanced.
Tyson Ross didn’t work out for the Rangers and Juan Nicasio’s strange saga comes to a semi-satisfying end.
On the 29th episode of the DFA podcast, your intrepid hosts review a pair of slightly different transactions: the Pirates’ extensions of Neal Huntington and Clint Hurdle. When they get back to player moves, Bryan and R.J. review Victor Robles’ callup, Juan Nicasio’s latest move, Jimmy Nelson’s injury, and whatever the heck happened to the Royals’ bullpen. (Mike Minor!)
On the 28th episode of the DFA podcast, Bryan and R.J. go over a trio of top prospect callups: Walker Buehler, Alex Verdugo, and J.P. Crawford. The guys then hit the small waiver-wire moves that took place, consider the Cardinals’ process, and close things out with some talk about Nori Aoki.
Cameron Maybin, Brandon Phillips, Nori Aoki, and Juan Nicasio are on the move, as contenders (and non-contenders) make last-second additions.