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!)
Cameron Maybin, Brandon Phillips, Nori Aoki, and Juan Nicasio are on the move, as contenders (and non-contenders) make last-second additions.
On the 21th episode of the DFA podcast, R.J. rejoins the show to talk about some of the deadline deals, including the red-hot Tim Beckham’s move to Baltimore and the Yu Darvish blockbuster. Then it’s on to the Mariners (where Jerry Dipoto snagged another first baseman) and the regular league-wide roundup.
Sean Rodriguez returns to Pittsburgh in style, J.D. Davis arrives in Houston, and Baltimore sells off more international spending room.
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Andrew McCutchen bouncing back seemed reasonable, but maybe it shouldn’t have been.
The first quarter of the season has not been kind to the Giants, Mets, Pirates, and Mariners.
Even smart teams can get stubborn.