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Trade Deadline Impact

After last year’s thoroughly underwhelming trade deadline, this season’s edition was far more exciting with some big names moving to teams looking to be real contenders. 838 more words


A True Yankee?

Yesterday the San Diego Padres sent Third Baseman Chase Headley to the Bronx in exchange for Utility Infielder Yangervis Solarte and Pitching prospect Rafael DePaula. The trade itself is fairly innocuous; the Padres want to dump salary in exchange for young controllable players while the Yankees will hope that the changes Headley has made to his swing (going back to his old batting grip) will allow him to return to the form he had in 2012 as he hit 31 Home Runs while winning a Silver Slugger and finishing 5th in the National League MVP Race. 285 more words