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MARTIN PRADO RUMORS & GOSSIP

After two weeks, it's official: The NY sportswriters have declared the Martin Prado deal a success

First, the obvious: Martin Prado is a nice player. He hits 10 HRs a year, bats .270 and plays three positions. The Yanks could do worse. And Prado hit well during the team's recent 5-game winning streak. (Not last night, though: He went 0-4.)Still, isn't it rather early to start congratulating the Yankee front office for trading power-hitting prospect Peter O'Brien for...

In Yankees' Future Plans, Prado Continues To Live In The Moment

In the Yankees 8-1 win over Kansas City last night, Martin Prado was 2-4 with one RBI.  Prado, as the saying goes, has been en fuego.After getting off to a slow start, he has proven to be one of the best--if not the best--pickup this year by GM Brian Cashman.  In Prado's last 10 games he has hit for a .385 average, drove in 10 runs, hit three home runs and scored eight runs...
Via Lady At The Bat
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 127: Prado stays hot in special day win

Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images Chicago White Sox 3 — New York Yankees 5 On this special day for the manager of the dynasty years of the Yankees, the Yankees continue the winning ways. Hiroki Kuroda started today’s game and would give up the hits but rarely the big hit. A pair of doubles in the second inning but the Yankees in an early hole but he would bounce back in the inning...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 126: Prado drives in three, walks off

Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images Chicago White Sox 3 – New York Yankees 4 The Yankees would overcome a rough first inning with a great finish. For Shane Greene, the start for tonight’s game could not have gone worse. Alejandro De Aza and Carlos Sanchez would hit a pair of singles that put two on and no outs for one of the top home run hitters in the league, rookie Jose Abreu. The...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Diamondbacks’ Trade Deadline

Martin Prado Dbacks – Photo Credit: Not That Bob James (Flickr Creative Commons) It’s without a doubt that this season hasn’t gone the way the Arizona Diamondbacks would like. But Diamondbacks fans would like to think that the trade deadline was an opportunity to put themselves in a position to succeed next year. Did they do that? Injuries have been the name of the game this...
Via Hot Stove MLB
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees trade for Martin Prado makes things right

The arrival of Martin Prado has changed some dynamics on the Yankees. Before he was acquired on Thursday in a trade with the Diamondbacks to be the starting right fielder, the Bombers were looking at two unappealing options: Ichiro Suzuki could have remained the starter. Or Carlos Beltran could have worked his arm back into playing shape and returned to the spot he was supposed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks trade Prado and Parra

The Arizona Diamondbacks traded third baseman Martin Prado to the New York Yankees for prospect Peter O’Brien according to  reports by Jack Curry of the YES Network and Steve Gilbert of MLB.com. Yankees have acquired Prado from Arizona. — Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) July 31, 2014 According to @SteveGilbertMLB, Yankees are sending Peter O'Brien to the DBacks for Prado. O...
Via isportsweb.com
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Get Stephen Drew, Martin Prado at Deadline

Elsa/Getty Images It was an eventful day for most teams, then at the very last-minute the Yankees make some moves. First off something we don’t see very often, a deal between the Boston Red Sox and the Yankees. Shortstop Stephen Drew was traded for utility infielder Kelly Johnson, the Red Sox will also throw in $500,000 to get the deal done. The Yankees already have an all-star...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks move third baseman Martin Prado to the New York Yankees

Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports story via: hardballtalk.nbcsports.com In the second move of the day for the Arizona Diamondbacks, they sent their super utility man Martin Prado to the New York Yankees in exchange for catcher Pete O’Brien and a player to be named later. The Diamondbacks originally acquired Prado as the main piece in the deal that sent outfield...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs send Prado to Yankees, net sluggung prospect in return

PHOENIX -- Just before the non-waiver trade deadline passed Thursday afternoon, the Diamondbacks acquired catcher Peter O'Brien and a player to be named later or cash considerations for infielder Martin Prado. O'Brien, 24, combined to hit .267 (103-for-386) with 23 doubles, 33 home runs and 70 RBI in 102 games with Low-A Tampa and Double-A Trenton this season. He entered...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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