Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow assess the trade market in the final hours before Monday’s deadline, with plenty of high-profile pitching still available including Yu Darvish of Texas and Baltimore’s Zach Britton. They also analyze the trades already made and their impact on the playoff chase.
Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo contemplate which pitcher should be the Washington Nationals‘ primary target in the final days before next Monday’s trade deadline – Detroit’s Justin Verlander, Baltimore’s Zach Britton or Oakland’s Sonny Gray. Whatever the case, it appears likely GM Mike Rizzo will make a major move.
Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow break down the handful of deals that have taken place as the trade deadline looms, including the Arizona Diamondbacks‘ acquisition of slugger J.D. Martinez from Detroit. They also look into the trade buzz still ahead, tackling the question of who’s best positioned to import Sonny Gray from the Oakland Athletics.
Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo catch up on the latest Washington Nationals buzz, asking if the trade that brought Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle from Oakland is enough to shore up a faltering bullpen. Also, do the Nationals need to make a bid for another starter such as Justin Verlander or Cole Hamels?
Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow look ahead to the season’s second half, where they agree on which National League team will make the World Series but differ on the American League opponent. They also analyze the intra-Chicago trade that sent Jose Quintana from the White Sox to the Cubs, and speculate on more potential big deals to come in the next two weeks.
Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo look at the latest Washington Nationals headlines, as starters Max Scherzer and Gio Gonzalez finish June on a roll but the bullpen blew two more saves last week. Perhaps Angels veteran Huston Street or Detroit’s Justin Wilson can come in a trade. Also, it wasn’t a great week for manager Dusty Baker.
Greg DePalma and PSN baseball analyst Scott Zolotorow ask whether the Tampa Bay Rays and Los Angeles Angels have enough firepower to challenge the American League division leaders. Meantime, the Colorado Rockies and New York Yankees start their predicted slides. Also, more trade buzz with the deadline now a month away.
Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo contemplate the chances of the Washington Nationals prying troubled closer Roberto Osuna from the Toronto Blue Jays, and what it might take to land him via trade. For now, the club has signed veteran Francisco Rodriguez to a minor-league contract, and young outfielder Brian Goodwin has a breakout week.
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.