Miguel Cabrera is why you don’t trade Juan Soto

Miguel Cabrera is why you don’t trade Juan Soto

Miguel Cabrera never won a World Series in Detroit yet he’s still deified by Tigers’ fans. Photo: Getty Images Miguel Cabrera was the easy comparison for Juan Soto when he was made available and then eventually shipped out of DC to San Diego. Miggy was the last historically good hitter to be traded at a … Read more

Julio Urias has become the Dodgers’ ace

Julio Urias has become the Dodgers’ ace

Julio Urias wasn’t even an all-star this year. Photo: AP The Dodgers have three All-Stars in their starting rotation this season, but their best arm wasn’t even part of the Midseason Classic. Clayton Kershaw, Tony Gonsolin, and Tyler Anderson (injury replacement) were LA’s pitching reps, but they aren’t the best — or most valuable — … Read more

Juan Soto trade marks the end of The Great Natsby era

Juan Soto trade marks the end of The Great Natsby era

Hey! Remember these guys?Image: Getty Images The last time “Esa Muchacha” blared as Juan Soto stepped to the plate occurred on Monday night when he turned a 95 MPH pitch from New York Mets ace Max Scherzer into a deep centerfield moonshot. Soto later earned a standing ovation in what would be his home finale … Read more

Padres trade for Nats Juan Soto, Josh Bell

Padres trade for Nats Juan Soto, Josh Bell

San Diego is coming for the Dodgers.Image: Getty Images There’s all in. Then there’s what the Padres are doing. In the last three seasons, the Padres have added the likes of Yu Darvish, Manny Machado, Blake Snell, Joe Musgrove, Sean Manaea, Mike Clevinger, Jorge Alfaro, Austin Nola, Trent Grisham, Nomar Mazara, Josh Hader, and now, … Read more

The Texas Rangers now have two top-flight pitching prospects

The Texas Rangers now have two top-flight pitching prospects

Texas is going for it (in a few years).Image: AP Finally, the Texas Rangers’ front office is attempting to position the franchise out of American League irrelevance. The team hasn’t won a postseason game since 2015 and, in the seven years since, Texas has tried to revamp its roster multiple times with players like Ian … Read more

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tony Gonsolin is 11-0

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tony Gonsolin is 11-0

Tony Gonsolin is 11-0 and leads the majors with a 1.54 ERAPhoto: Getty Images If you’re only casually following baseball these days, or not at all, it’s probably time to introduce you to Tony Gonsolin. He’s one of the many Dodgers pitching prospects that have become good in the Majors and why we’ll probably never … Read more

Jamie Kerstetter comes in second in World Series Of Poker event

Jamie Kerstetter comes in second in World Series Of Poker event

The likable Jamie Kerstetter came close to winning her first WSOP bracelet.Image: Poker GO Jamie Kerstetter came so close to achieving her dream: To be the “worst player” with a WSOP bracelet. We kid of course, as she would. The former lawyer-turned-poker-pro, commentator, and quick-witted queen of poker Twitter came in second, along with Corey … Read more

Dodgers need to replace Craig Kimbrel as closer ASAP

Dodgers need to replace Craig Kimbrel as closer ASAP

Craig KimbrelIllustration: Getty Images LOS ANGELES – It’s time for Dave Roberts to make a call to the bullpen. The Dodgers need a new closer. Craig Kimbrel’s first 25 appearances in a Dodger uniform have not gone according to plan. The Dodgers, who decided not to re-sign longtime closer Kenley Jansen in the offseason, traded … Read more

Yankees score four in ninth to walk-off Astros

Yankees score four in ninth to walk-off Astros

Aaron Judge’s walk-off single Thursday came just in time for his arbitration hearing.Photo: Getty Images The Yankees have already put the AL East mostly to bed. If they haven’t tucked the Jays, Sox, and Rays in yet, it’s only to taunt them more. So it’s hard to get too juiced about anything left in the … Read more

Red hot Philadelphia Phillies have won 10 of 11

Red hot Philadelphia Phillies have won 10 of 11

Photo: Getty Images It’s a given in baseball that every team will have a winning streak and a losing streak. The season is too long, too many games, meaning that the roulette wheel will eventually spin on to even the most hapless for a week or 10 days simply because. It used to be that … Read more