Cardinals trade Harrison Bader to Yankees for Jordan Montgomery

The Cardinals are acquiring lefty Jordan Montgomery from the Yankees, tweet Ken Rosenthal and Lindsey Adler of The Athletic.  Montgomery will be traded for Harrison Bader, reports Jack Curry of the YES Network.  The trade, which has been officially announced by both teams, also includes a player to be named later or cash considerations going to the Yankees, conditional on Bader’s playing … More Cardinals trade Harrison Bader to Yankees for Jordan Montgomery

St. Louis Cardinals have emerged as frontrunners in Juan Soto sweepstakes

Things are really heating up in the Juan Soto sweepstakes. The St. Louis Cardinals are the favorites to acquire the 23-year old superstar, according to Jon Heyman and Joel Sherman of the New York Post. There is a long list of teams interested, however, including the New York Mets, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Seattle … More St. Louis Cardinals have emerged as frontrunners in Juan Soto sweepstakes

The price for Juan Soto is steep, but is it worth it for the Cardinals?

The MLB trade deadline is almost upon us. August 2nd is the last day players can be traded, and no bigger player is on the market than 23-year old All-Star and Home Run Derby champion Juan Soto of the Washington Nationals. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported last week that Soto rejected a 15-year, $440 … More The price for Juan Soto is steep, but is it worth it for the Cardinals?

Juan Soto wins 2022 Home Run Derby; Albert Pujols upsets top-seeded Kyle Schwarber

Juan Soto, one of the brightest young stars in in Major League Baseball, added to his already-lengthy resume on Monday night. The 23-year-old won the 2022 MLB Home Run Derby, knocking off Mariners rookie Julio Rodríguez in the finals. It’s the first Derby title for Soto, who currently has been the subject of numerous trade rumors … More Juan Soto wins 2022 Home Run Derby; Albert Pujols upsets top-seeded Kyle Schwarber

Jackson Holliday, son of seven-time All-Star Matt Holliday, selected by Baltimore Orioles with No. 1 overall pick in MLB draft

LOS ANGELES — The Baltimore Orioles made high school shortstop Jackson Holliday the first selection in Major League Baseball’s draft on Sunday. Holliday, the son of seven-time All-Star and World Series champion Matt Holliday, is an elite hitter who made significant strides in several aspects of his game during his senior year at Stillwater High … More Jackson Holliday, son of seven-time All-Star Matt Holliday, selected by Baltimore Orioles with No. 1 overall pick in MLB draft

Kirk’s 2-run homer in 8th lifts Blue Jays over Royals

TORONTO (AP) — Alejandro Kirk hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning, sending the Toronto Blue Jays to a 4-2 victory against the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. Kansas City (36-56), in last place in the AL Central, was without 10 unvaccinated players, including All-Star outfielder Andrew Benintendi and infielder Whit Merrifield, during … More Kirk’s 2-run homer in 8th lifts Blue Jays over Royals

Salvy has thumb surgery; plans on returning in ’22

KANSAS CITY — The Kansas City Royals will be without their longtime catcher for an extended period of time, as the club announced Friday. Salvador Perez had successful surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament on his left thumb. But fear not, Royals fans: Perez is expected to return to play this season. Manager Mike Matheny said … More Salvy has thumb surgery; plans on returning in ’22

Royals cancel 2022 FanFest due to rising COVID-19 cases

The Kansas City Royals have announced via their official website that they would be cancelling their 2022 FanFest for the second straight year. It’s been cancelled yet again due to the increasing rates of COVID-19, especially with the new variant cases surging, The omicron variant of COVID-19 has continued to rapidly spread across the Kansas … More Royals cancel 2022 FanFest due to rising COVID-19 cases

Is Rob Manfred the most despised commissioner in sports?

Sports commissioners are the head honchos. The biggest decisions run through them, and there who meet with the owners of the respective leagues before and during the season. Currently, the “Big Four” commissioners are Roger Goodell (NFL), Adam Silver (NBA), Gary Bettman (NHL), and Rob Manfred (MLB). And sports commissioners also have been at the … More Is Rob Manfred the most despised commissioner in sports?