Transaction Retrospection: Jose Quintana/Eloy Jimenez Trade

Transaction Retrospection: Jose Quintana/Eloy Jimenez Trade Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of Eloy Jiménez’s MLB debut. With that in mind, it’s an interesting time to look back at the blockbuster crosstown deal that brought the 23-year-old slugger to the South Side. Jiménez wasn’t the headlining name of that July 2017 swap. That was José Quintana, with good reason. The…

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Quick Hits: Miller, Wacha, Expansion

Quick Hits: Miller, Wacha, Expansion Some items from around the game… Cardinals reliever Andrew Miller spoke to Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about several topics, including the recent agreement between the league and players’ union about the 2020 season, how Miller is handling the shutdown, and the rather mysterious arm problem that sidelined…

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Pete Alonso lifting spirits everywhere during coronavirus crisis

Pete Alonso lifting spirits everywhere during coronavirus crisis We survive because of simple kindnesses in these uncertain days. A neighbor offering to buy groceries. Friends gathering on Zoom, lifting salutary beers to one another, yearning for a chance to actually clink glasses again. Estranged friends reaching out, exchanging telephone calls, wishing each other safe passage…

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