It’s deadline day. As people who cover baseball, there is no more exciting time than the last few days before the deadline. The Winter Meetings are exciting for some (especially the writers that get to go) but nothing competes with the drama of checking the transactions right before the clock
Offseason Overview Of all the teams we have overviewed to this point, this team seems unfinished. They are on the hunt for more pitching and the reunion with Mike Napoli seems more obvious than any in the sport. Yet, here we are doing the dance waiting for eyes to lock.
On these very pages, I lauded the acquisition of Jeremy Jeffress as just as crucial as the acquisition of Jonathan Lucroy. He has a 4.00 ERA in nine games as a Ranger, but has been used in more of a setup role than was originally anticipated. Lucroy has gone nuts
The Texas Rangers made an even bigger move right before the deadline closed when they acquired Jonathan Lucroy and Jeremy Jeffress from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for top prospects Lewis Brinson and Luis Ortiz. The deal marked not only the second significant deal for the Rangers of the day,