Tampa Bay gives up on former no. 1 overall pick Tim Beckham, sending him to Baltimore for minor leaguer Tobias Myers.
Remaking the Rays’ bullpen with Steve Cishek and Dan Jennings, and Erasmo Ramirez’s return to Seattle.
On the 19th episode of the DFA podcast, Bryan and R.J. hit the big questions, both literally and figuratively. Did the Mets get enough in return for man-mountain Lucas Duda? And where is Rangers ace Yu Darvish going to pitch in August? All that and much more!
Lucas Duda’s underrated run with the Mets comes to an end, as the Rays add a power bat for the stretch run.
It’s never easy for the Rays.
Mary delivers the rallying speech of an All-Star hopeful, while Patrick writes a pastiche about a rain delay.
On the 14th episode of the DFA Podcast, the guys officially open up trade deadline season by reviewing the Adeiny Hechavarria acquisition by Tampa Bay. Then it’s bad news on young stars Kyle Schwarber and Julio Urias, and happy returns for Felix Hernandez and Wilson Ramos.
Tampa Bay brings in Adeiny Hechavarria and his sterling defensive reputation, while the Brewers claim former All-Star catcher Stephen Vogt off waivers from the A’s.
Special Agent Cooper finds himself in the strange world of the New York Mets and Alex Cobb tries to master the grand slam reaction.
It’s musical utility men, as Michael Martinez, Danny Santana, Christian Colon, and others find new homes.
On the sixth episode of DFA, Bryan and R.J. review the fall of Blake Snell, as the Rays send him back down to Durham after a rough start to the season. Then it’s on to Ian Happ and his cameo in Chicago, plus the usual run-through of all things transactionâ€“including the Dodgers gaming the system and the closers disappearing in NYC.
We promise we don’t do a “Hu’s on first” joke. We make no other promises.
The no. 1 pick in the 2008 draft has not turned out as expected, yet very little has changed.
There can be hidden value at the top of the lineup.
Mary decries a 75-year-old cereal box, Matt breaks down the latest in Tampa Bay roster casualties, and Stacey reacts to an awkward gift.