The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired left-handed starting pitcher Drew Smyly, as reported by Jim Salisbury.
The San Francisco Giants have, quietly for some time now, been one of the best teams in Major League Baseball. While more talk has been what they’re going to get for their star pitching assets – starter Madison Bumgarner and relievers Will Smith and Tony Watson, they are one of only two teams in the big leagues to have won 8 of their last 10 games.
Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins inherited a championship contender from Alex Anthopoulos for the 2016 season. However, three years later the Blue Jays are in the midst of a total teardown in hope of rebuilding a new title contending franchise.
After the Royals’ 72-90 2012 season, general manager Dayton Moore was in fact already preparing for their 2015 World Series triumph
The Boston Red Sox acquired starting pitcher Andrew Cashner in a trade with the Baltimore Orioles.
The San Diego Padres, Milwaukee Brewers and Houston Astros are all interested in trading for New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard this month, as reported by MLB.com's Jon Morosi.
Since returning from Tommy John surgery at the start of the 2018 season, Will Smith has been one of baseball’s best closers.
Chicago White Sox Catcher James McCann will play in his first all-star game on Tuesday night. McCann is the most surprising player to be picked for this year's all-star game
The National League Central is split by 4.5 games. The Chicago Cubs lead the way at 47-43, the Cincinnati Reds are sitting fifth just five games under .500 at 41-46.
The All-Star break is upon us, so it seems a fitting time to look back at the first half of the season. The MVP, Rookie of the Year and Cy Young awards are set to be closely fought throughout the remainder of the campaign, but if the season ended today, who would win them?