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Three Up, Three Down - 2012 Catchers (Wednesday January 18th, 2012 - by Reggie Yinger)Baseball Press presents a returning miniseries entitled "Three Up, Three Down". We'll review player performances from last season and whether or not we feel they are capable of either improving upon last season's performance, or if the player had a "lucky" season in 2011.
Hot Stove: Yu Darvish Signs With Texas (Wednesday January 18th, 2012 - by Dan Port)Nearly a month after winning his rights with a record $51.7 million bid, the Texas Rangers have agreed to terms and have signed 25 year-old Japanese righthanded pitcher Yu Darvish to a six-year deal worth a reported $60 to 70 million total.
Clinical Notes: Victor Martinez Tears ACL (Tuesday January 17th, 2012 - by Reggie Yinger)The official baseball season hasn't even seen it's first pitch yet, but the Detroit Tigers will likely be without one of their top players in 2012, as catcher Victor Martinez has reportedly suffered a torn ACL in his left knee.
Hot Stove: Hiroki Kuroda Signs With the Yankees (Friday January 13th, 2012 - by Reggie Yinger)Just moments after announcing that the Yankees had acquired Michael Pineda from the Mariners for prospect Jesus Montero, the Yankees made another move by signing free agent pitcher Hiroki Kuroda.
Hot Stove: New York Yankees Acquire Michael Pineda (Friday January 13th, 2012 - by Reggie Yinger)After remaining quiet most of the off-season, the New York Yankees finally emerged from hibernation to make a big time move. According to Jon Heyman of CBS, the Yankees have reportedly acquired right-handed starting pitcher Michael Pineda from the Seattle Mariners for catching prospect Jesus Montero.
Hot Stove: Ryan Madson To Sign With Cincinnati (Wednesday January 11th, 2012 - by Dan Port)After acquiring Mat Latos and fortifying the Reds pitching rotation last month, Cincinnati general manager Walt Jocketty improved his bullpen this week by reaching an agreement with righthanded relief pitcher Ryan Madson.
Hot Stove: Anthony Rizzo Traded to the Cubs (Friday January 6th, 2012 - by Nate Springfield)The Chicago Cubs and San Diego Padres agreed to a four-player trade Friday afternoon, with the Cubs acquiring first baseman Anthony Rizzo and pitcher Zach Cates in exchange for pitcher Andrew Cashner and outfielder Kyung-Min Na.
Hot Stove: Carlos Zambrano Traded to Miami (Thursday January 5th, 2012 - by Nate Springfield)The Miami Marlins and Chicago Cubs agreed to a swap of starting pitchers on Wednesday evening, as Miami adds Carlos Zambrano to their starting rotation, in exchange the Cubs receive Chris Volstad. Chicago will also be sending $15.5 million dollars to cover a majority of the remaining $18 million on Zambrano's contract.
Hot Stove: Andrew Bailey Heads to Boston (Thursday December 29th, 2011 - by Nate Springfield)The Boston Red Sox and Oakland Athletics completed a five player trade on Wednesday afternoon, as Oakland continues to unload major league talent for prospects. Andrew Bailey will head to the Red Sox along with outfielder Ryan Sweeney in exchange for outfielder Josh Reddick and prospects.
Hot Stove: The Nationals Trade for Gio Gonzalez (Friday December 23rd, 2011 - by Nate Springfield)The Washington Nationals and Oakland Athletics completed a trade on Thursday evening, with the Nats solidifying the front end of the rotation by acquiring starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez.