They were patient and waited for a better deal, and they were rewarded. Instead of giving up any top-tier prospects, the Nationals parted with talented but struggling reliever Felipe Rivero, and 21-year-old leftie starter Taylor Hearns. In return, elite closer Mark Melancon strengthens the bullpen and pushes the struggling Jonathan Papelbon back into a lower-stakes role.
Time to party like it’s 2008. The Chicago Cubs find themselves in the playoffs for the first time in seven seasons and Cubs fans everywhere, including myself, are rejoicing. Whether … Continue Reading Are The Lovable Losers One And Done?
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Entering the final month of the regular season, there are 4 teams vying for the 2 Wild Card spots that will get them to the playoffs. Well, not really. Just the … Continue Reading Handicapping the NL Wild Card Picture