Ketel Marte Elevates, Celebrates

Ketel Marte Elevates, Celebrates Ketel Marte joined the Diamondbacks in November 2016 as part of a blockbuster trade with the Mariners. At the time, Marte wasn’t regarded as the biggest piece of the deal – one that also featured Jean Segura, Taijuan Walker and a pre-breakout Mitch Haniger – but he has evolved into an…

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Is Chris Archer Broken?

Is Chris Archer Broken? The Pirates decided last July to trade two of their prized young players, outfielder Austin Meadows and right-hander Tyler Glasnow, to the Rays for veteran righty Chris Archer. The Bucs took the gamble because they thought they were acquiring a top-of-the-rotation arm in Archer. That isn’t what they’ve gotten, though, and…

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June 27: HS to “the show”

June 27: HS to “the show” JUNE 27, 1973 | ARLINGTON, TEXAS – The Texas Rangers had their biggest crowd of the season on this date in 1973 to watch an 18-year old pitcher make his major league debut. David Clyde graduated from Houston’s Westchester High School just a few weeks earlier. The last time…

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Mariners Release Nick Rumbelow

Mariners Release Nick Rumbelow The Mariners have released right-hander Nick Rumbelow from their Triple-A affiliate, tweets Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times. He’d already been designated for assignment and outrighted off the 40-man roster earlier in the season but will now hit the open market in search of a new opportunity. Rumbelow, 27, has had…

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