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The Miami Marlins continue to make moves as they acknowledge the fact that they are further away than ever from competing for a spot in the postseason, this time jettisoning failed closer Heath Bell to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a three team trade that basically turned into a salary dump. But was the deal consummated to please manager Ozzie Guillen and give him a fresh start, or was this just the start of something big that could land the Marlins Alex Rodriguez from the New York Yankees this offseason?
It is no secret that Bell and Guillen did not get along in their first season together in Miami. Guillen removed Bell from the closer’s role after he continually failed to get the job done. Bell said that it was “hard to respect” Guillen, and the Marlins’ manager said that while he respected Bell as a player, he said that “as a guy, I don’t know.”
While many may have felt that the Marlins would dump Guillen after just one season, they finally made the smart move by parting ways with ...
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Heath Bell's first season with the Marlins was a disappointment, which is why he has been traded to the Diamondbacks in a three-team deal that also Chris Young to Oakland.
Carmelo Anthony understands what it's like to play under the pressures of New York, and he said he feels badly for Alex Rodriguez.
Alex Rodriguez still has five years left on his contract, and he has a no-trade clause. Would he consider waving it, or does he want to stay?
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The morning after the New York Yankees were swept by the Detroit Tigers in the 2012 ALCS, the New York Post attacked Alex Rodriguez with one of their most creative covers of the year.The cover featured a signed baseball reading, “Dear Yankees, We don’t date losers! Signed New Yorkers”This is obviously a shot at A-Rod after the news broke that he was hitting on Kyna Treacy,...
Imagine the following scenario:
‘Disgusted with his dismal performance in the playoffs and diminishing talents; the Yankees look to unload the contract of Alex Rodriguez so they can pursue a new direction. Unable to afford to offer him the contract he feels he deserves, the Mets are forced to pursue a trade for David Wright. The New York Teams swap players at their hot corners...
The following obituary is one Yankees fans have been writing in their heads since Derek Jeter went down with his ankle injury on Saturday night. Never before have I seen such an inevitable sweep unfolding from seemingly the first pitch of game one. You want a series analysis? The Yankees lost to a team that is far and away better then them in every category. Going into game four...
The Arizona Diamondbacks got an early start to their offseason as they announced that they have acquired Marlins relief pitcher Heath Bell and Cliff Pennington of the Oakland Athletics. The Athletics will receive outfielder Chris Young from the D'backs while the Marlins will receive prospect Yordy Cabrera. The D'backs will also receive an unknown amount of cash.
Let's imagine the New York Yankees send Alex Rodriguez -- and, oh, $50 million -- to the Miami Marlins for Mark Buehrle, Heath Bell and John Buck.
This probably represents a best-case scenario for the Yankees. A-Rod is due $118 million over the remainder of his contract; Buehrle, Bell and Buck will earn a combined $77.5 million during their deals. By including more than the...
Brian Cashman is going to get asked a lot of questions this offseason. Some will be about the New York Yankees’ postseason struggles. Some will be about the future of Robinson Cano and a new contract. Some will revolve around the return of Andy Pettitte. Some will center around the health of C.C. Sabathia. But the majority of questions Cashman will be forced to deal with on a daily...
Well, there was no baseball on Saturday...sad face. BUT, that doesn't mean that the day was dominated by college football. The Marlins, Diamondbacks, and A's completed a three team trade that sent Heath Bell to the Diamondbacks and Chris Young to the A's, and the Red Sox finally pried John Farrell away from the Blue Jays, hiring him to be their new manager in exchange...
Alex Rodriguez is no longer a superstar, and while a trade is
"unrealistic," all offers for the high-priced slugger will be
considered, Yankees GM Brian Cashman said Sunday.