Daily Archives: December 12, 2014


Get ‘Rick’ or Die Tryin’: Red Sox Send Cespedes to Tigers for Pitcher Porcello

While the Boston Red Sox may have missed out on re-signing Jon Lester, the team has quickly taken to the task of recreating its starting rotation, acquiring pitcher Rick Porcello from the Detroit Tigers.Thursday, in exchange for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, and pitchers Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier. The deal for Porcello comes just a day after […]


Taking the ‘Red’ Eye: Reds Trade Pitchers Latos, Simon in Separate Deals

The Cincinnati Reds traded starting pitchers Mat Latos and Alfredo Simon, both of whom are set to become free agents following the 2015 season, Thursday in separate deals, ensuring they get something in return, rather than just losing both players to free agency next offseason. Latos was traded to the Miami Marlins in exchange for pitcher […]


Leaving LA: Dodgers Trade Two-Time All-Star Kemp to Padres

The Dodgers took a major step towards resolving their logjam of outfielders and relieving themselves of at least one long-term, big-money contract Thursday, trading away center fielder Matt Kemp to the San Diego Padres. Along with Kemp, the Padres get catcher Tim Federowicz and send catcher Yasmani Grandal, pitcher Joe Wieland, and a prospect, reported to […]