Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow discuss the latest baseball headlines and more trade buzz, zooming in this week on Braves second baseman Freddie Freeman and Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom. Also, the Seattle Mariners get ace Felix Hernandez back in time to face the 50-win Houston Astros, plus a College World Series update.
Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo take a hard look at the Washington Nationals‘ pressing needs, even with a 10-game lead in the National League East. Ownership doesn’t have to pinch pennies, so it’s on GM Mike Rizzo to solidify the bullpen, acquire another solid starter and find a backup catcher before the July 31 trade deadline.
Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow discuss the latest baseball headlines and some early potential trade possibilities, with several teams eyeing Tampa Bay Rays ace Chris Archer. Meantime, the Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians embark on a key four-game AL Central series, and they preview the College World Series that opens this weekend.
Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo recap a week in which the Washington Nationals were stung by injuries and chronic bullpen shortcomings. Jayson Werth has been on the disabled list since June 4, Ryan Zimmerman missed four games with a back issue and – combining both woes – Koda Glover (left) hurt his back in the shower, didn’t tell anyone, blew a save and went on the DL….
Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow look at the Colorado Rockies‘ continued strong run, including wins this week over both of last year’s World Series teams. As for the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians, both are still hovering around the .500 mark in second place. They also discuss the latest in the domestic violence case involving Cubs shortstop Addison Russell, plus the upcoming MLB draft.
Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo recap a 6-1 week for the Washington Nationals, moving them past the Colorado Rockies for the National League’s best record. Bullpen revival has been the centerpiece, with 100 mph lefty Enny Romero (pictured) joining Koda Glover to set the tone.
Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow delve into the Chicago Cubs‘ current six-game skid, including a three-game sweep by the lowly San Diego Padres, plus the New York Yankees remaining atop the AL East with hot outings from Brett Gardner and Aaron Hicks. Also, more on Bryce Harper and Hunter Strickland‘s fists of fury, and a strange non-interference call involving a Brewers bat boy.
Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo discuss Washington Nationals news, including Bryce Harper charging Giants reliever Hunter Strickland after getting plunked on Monday. Also, Koda Glover has three saves since taking the Nationals’ closer role and Anthony Rendon‘s four homers are only part of a huge week.
Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow ask whether the Boston Red Sox or Toronto Blue Jays should part ways with their managers, with the Red Sox underachieving under John Farrell and the Blue Jays in the AL East basement with John Gibbons. Also, what’s become of fan goodwill after an Atlanta Braves security guard took a ball from a young fan?
Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo talk Washington Nationals pitching and what can be done to shore up weaknesses both at the back of the rotation and in the bullpen. Potential trade targets include two available names in Oakland in Sean Doolittle (pictured, left) and Sonny Gray, or perhaps Pittsburgh’s Gerrit Cole and/or Tony Watson.