Joc Pederson: A Historical Year to Remember

Joc Pederson: A Historical Year to Remember

(Associated Press)

(Associated Press)

Just three days ago, Dodgers’ premium prospect in Joc Pederson, was awarded the 2014 Pacific Coast League Most Valuable Player honors. Despite the fact that Dodgers’ home-grown prospects such as Matt Kemp and Yasiel Puig had good Triple-A stints, Pederson is the first Dodger to win the award in 13 years. Pederson received well over half of the Pacific Coast League Most Valuable…

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Rockies Lose Rosario/Logan

Colorado Rockies place both catcher Wilin Rosario and and LHP Boone Logan on the 15-day DL. Wilin Rosario is recovering from inflammation in his left wrist and Boone Logan is heading to the DL recovering from inflammation in his left elbow, his second time this year with this injury and third time on the DL overall. The team has called up LHP Christian Fredrich and catcher Jackson Williams from…

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Ned Yost Adresses Fans

Ned Yost Adresses Fans

After the walk off win against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday Ned Yost had this to say to fans.

“We’ve been working hard to try to make our fans happy and make our fans proud of us for a lot of years,” Yost said, “and we’d like them to enjoy a night like that.”

He went on to say:

“The reason I do this job, there’s two reasons: One is I’ve been to the World Series six times. I know that…

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McCutchen Suffers Rib Injury

McCutchen Suffers Rib Injury

McCutchen

            The Pittsburgh Pirates Andrew McCutchen potentially reinjures his ribs and could be out more time on DL. There hasn’t been a set time frame on the injury and the team is still looking into what the injury is exactly and what the best course of action is for the McCutchen and the team moving forward. Clint Hurdle added this when talking about McCutchen

“Today caught up to him in a…

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Anibal Sanchez Suffers Set Back

Anibal Sanchez Suffers Set Back

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez suffered a set back in his return from the DL. Sanchez was placed on the DL for a strain in his right pectoral muscle and last Monday felt pain while throwing. Talking to manager Brad Ausmus Sanchez said that he felt better after some rest but the team still is being cautious with him.

“With the situation we are (in) right now, of course I’m…

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Lincecum sent to Pen

Lincecum sent to Pen

In a not so surprising decision the San Francisco Giants have sent 2 time CY Young Award winner Tim Lincecum to the bullpen. Yusmerio Petit will be taking Lincecum’s spot in the rotation. The choice is a smart one looking at Lincecum’s last 6 starts where he has a 1-3 record with an ERA of 9.49, a WHIP of 2.27, and opposing hitters are batting .380 off of him. Manager Bruce Bochy made it clear…

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Cubs Call Up Jorge Solar

Cubs Call Up Jorge Solar

The Chicago Cubs have brought up another young star in Jorge Solar. The 22-year-old Cuban born            has played very well in the minors this year rising through the ranks from Rookie ball to AA to AAA in one season. With this call up the Cubs have called up Arismendy Alcantara, Javier Baez and Matt Szczur this year and with all the depth the Cubs have in the minors there’s more to come.

Jo…

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Oakland Acquires Soto for Cash

Oakland Acquires Soto for Cash

Late on Sunday the Oakland A’s acquire catcher Geovany Soto from the Texas Rangers for cash. The A’s placed John Jaso on the 7-day DL list for a concussion, which was what probably lead to this trade in the first place. Soto will probably be the back up to Derek Norris who has had a strong season even if he has slowed down since the hot start.

Soto has been hurt all of 2014 and has only played…

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Closer Doolittle to DL

Closer Doolittle to DL

Oakland A's

            On August 25th the Oakland A’s have placed All-Star closer Sean Doolittle on the 15-day DL. Doolittle suffered a strain on his right intercostal ligament and was placed on the DL mere hours before Sunday’s game against divisional rivals the Los Angeles Angels. The A’s called up RHP Dan Otero from the minors to pitch in place of Doolittle.

Doolittle had a very strong season last year…

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