Looking for trade clues in Dipoto’s past

Looking for trade clues in Dipoto’s past
Since arriving in Seattle, Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto has proven to be an aggressive deal maker. Thanks to his efforts, the Mariners are on the edge of contention as the club approaches...

2012 deadline deals in retrospect

2012 deadline deals in retrospect
Last June, I wrote a piece reflecting on several non-waiver deadline deals made in July 2011. My rationale for looking back so far was simple. Most of these trades involve prospects who are...

How MLB’s top 10 prospects have fared

How MLB’s top 10 prospects have fared
Despite the historic influx of impact rookies last season in Major League Baseball, the crop of prospects in 2016 again is strong. Some began the season in the majors and remain stalwarts, while...

Not for nuthin’: MLB’s misguided outrage

Not for nuthin’: MLB’s misguided outrage
There’s a groundswell of unease taking hold of Major League Baseball (MLB). Both executives and pundits alike are expressing concern that the league is facing a problem that, if not addressed, could jeopardize the...

Trumbo deal adds flexibility

Trumbo deal adds flexibility
December 1, 2015 will be known less for the trade that sent Mark Trumbo to the Baltimore Orioles, and entirely for David Price agreeing to take his talents to Beantown. But, it does...