Monthly Archives July 2017

Trade bait

Russell, Baez and Happ are one middle infielder too many, and it will be interesting to see which one will be considered expendable, perhaps in the next offseason (or the one following) or perhaps much sooner if we consider Theo’s urge in the heat of July to push his chips toward the middle of the […]

Will another shoe drop?

I knew they would trade Eloy, because that’s their MO, as long as they have a chance at the playoffs. The minor-league pitcher surprised me, because he’s supposed to be a stud and they need pitching, but Epstein tries not to rely on pitching prospects. So it was all inevitable once you appreciate Epstein’s boldness. […]