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NL East Offseason Winners and Losers

After one of the most active Winters ever, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports evaluates all the winners and losers so far. Here are the ones I cherry picked from the NL East including the Mets. Winners Marlins. They got off to a big start with the record $325-million deal for franchise player Giancarlo Stanton (with his out after $107 million and six years) and kept going, adding speedy...
Via Mets Merized Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tommy Hutton Q&A: Preparation under way for Marlins' 2015 season

There are 24 days until Miami Marlins pitchers and catchers report to Jupiter, Florida for the start of spring training. By Feb. 25, the entire squad will work out at Roger Dean Stadium with optimism brimming within the organization. Why? On paper, the Marlins became one of the winners of the offseason. It began when they signed All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton to a record-breaking...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the National League East Third Basemen

Unlike other spots around the diamond, I’m not expecting to see any further change in the East between now and Opening Day. So how do the National League East Third Basemen rank? Let’s take a look and let the debate begin… 1. David Wright (Mets) – This one may very well be a homer call given who’s occupying the number two spot, but I’m still calling David Wright the...
Via Mets Merized Online
16 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Top 10 Prospects

In most years, the Yankees prospect list is pretty thin, with maybe two or three guys who could make a decent impact in the major leagues, and another couple of guys who could be role players. But Brian Cashman realizes that the Yankees have been getting older, thus he’s started to emphasize player development. He’s stockpiling the minor league system with young talent while...
Via Baseball Essential
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Prado to the Rescue! The Miami Marlins’ most underrated move

In one of the most underrated moves of the offseason, the Miami Marlins have acquired Martin Padro from the New York Yankees in exchange for Nathan Eavoldi (and others). While Nathan Eavoldi has a large amount of potential to this his arsenal of pitches and his velocity, his underlying statistics leave a lot to be desired. Acquiring a player like Martin Padro for a likely number...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Yankees Best Option at Second Base

Third base umpire Ed Hickox #15 jumps into the air as Kelly Johnson #14 of the Baltimore Orioles slides safely into third base while third baseman Martin Prado #14 of the New York Yankees cannot control a throw. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) In one of the more surprising moves of the offseason, the New York York Yankees elected to trade certainty for uncertainty as the team...
Via The Sports Journal
27 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Off-season analysis

The Yankees have finally re-signed Chase Headley, who was the best third baseman on the market, to a four-year deal. Headley is a great player for the Yankees to have as he brings a switch-hitting bat to the lineup and plays solid defense. He played well when he was with the Yankees last year, which is one of the reasons why the Yankees decided to give in and give him a four-year...
Via isportsweb.com
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

For D-backs and Braves, Upton-Prado blockbuster will be judged on prospects

PHOENIX -- It just got a lot more complicated to declare a "winner" in the Justin Upton/Martin Prado mega-trade between the Diamondbacks and Atlanta before the 2013 season.   Maybe there will not be one.   Maybe it does not matter.  For sure, the analysis has been kicked down the road for a few more years.  This much we know -- neither principal was the missing ingredient for...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins consider 3B Prado an upgrade over McGehee

MIAMI (AP) The Miami Marlins opted to replace NL comeback player of the year Casey McGehee with Martin Prado at third base because they want greater athleticism and a more favorable contract at the position. Even so, trading McGehee to the Giants wasn't an easy decision, Miami president of baseball operations Michael Hill said Saturday. ''It was probably one of the toughest phone...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

It Appears A Yankees Youth Movement Has Begun

When I heard yesterday that Martin Prado had been traded to the Miami Marlins, the first thing I thought was that Rob Refsnyder, the Yankees' highly touted prospect, would definitely get a chance to compete for the 2B job this coming Spring Training. Apparently, I was in the minority.  Everyone else was crying. There were posts of despair all over social media about the loss of...
Via Lady At The Bat
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Making Trades to Contend in the Future

The New York Yankees became creative in its search for starting pitching on Friday, trading 28-year-old swing-man David Phelps and 31-year-old Martin Prado for 24-year-old, Nathan Eovaldi, backup 1B/OF, Garrett Jones and 22-year-old pitching prospect, Domingo German, ranked 20th in the Marlins’ farm system and last seen pitching at the A level. The trade at face value seems like...
Via Baseball News Source
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Marlins trade Casey McGehee to Giants

Well Giants fans, you’ve got your third baseman – the Marlins have traded Casey McGehee to San Francisco. McGehee was made expendable following Miami’s acquisition of Martin Prado from the Yankees on Friday. I'm hearing Casey McGehee is going to the #SFGiants for two lower-level Minor League pitchers #Marlins No announcement yet — Joe Frisaro (@JoeFrisaro) December 20, 2014...
Via The Outside Corner
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins Exchange Nathan Eovaldi for Depth

A move that wasn’t a Padres move happened Friday. Yankees send to Marlins: Martin Prado David Phelps $6 million Marlins send to Yankees: Nathan Eovaldi Garrett Jones Domingo German German is a prospect. Eovaldi has three more years of team control, while Jones has one. Prado has two more years of team control, and Phelps […]
Via Fangraphs
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Send Martin Prado, David Phelps To Marlins In Five-Player Trade

NEW YORK — The Yankees acquired pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, outfielder Garrett Jones and minor league pitcher Domingo German from the Miami Marlins on Friday for versatile Martin Prado and pitcher David Phelps. Eovaldi, a right-hander who turns 25 in February, was acquired by the Marlins in July 2012 as part of the deal that sent All-Star shortstop Hanley...
Via NESN.com
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees trade Prado to Marlins for Eovaldi in 5-player deal

The San Diego Padres have been the most surprising team of the offseason, making three blockbuster trades to become a contender. But the Miami Marlins are also making some intriguing moves, following through on their promise to field a contending team after signing Giancarlo Stanton to a gigantic 13-year, $225 million contract. The Marlins acquired infielder Martin Prado from the...
Via The Outside Corner
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees trade Martin Prado to Marlins for Nathan Eovaldi in 5-player deal

The San Diego Padres have been the most surprising team of the offseason, making three blockbuster trades to become a contender. But the Miami Marlins are also making some intriguing moves, following through on their promise to field a contending team after signing Giancarlo Stanton to a gigantic 13-year, $225 million contract. The Marlins acquired infielder Martin Prado from the...
Via Bloguin Best
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The guys we got

Today, the Yankees traded the eminently tradable Martin Prado and long-term bullpen lugnut David Phelps to the Florida Miami Dolphins, Heat, Devil Rays, Marlons, Marlins for 24-year-old RH Nathan Eovaldi, 33 year-old 1B Garrett Jones and a 21-year-old pitching prospect by the name of Domingo German.(BTW, this officially makes Prado a journeyman.) Supposedly, Eovaldi was the Marlins...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins Reel In Martin Prado In 5-Player Swap With Yankees

The New York Yankees have traded third baseman Martin Prado and pitcher David Phelps to the Miami Marlins in exchange for pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, first baseman Garrett Jones and prospect Domingo German. The Marlins will also receive about $6 million in cash in the deal. Miami continues to add more major league pieces after already adding Mat Latos, Dee Gordon and Michael Morse in...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees trade Martin Prado to Marlins for Nathan Eovaldi

USATI The New York Yankees have traded starting second baseman Martin Prado to the Miami Marlins for starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi as part of a five-player deal. The Yankees will send Prado and pitcher David Phelps going to the Marlins in exchange for the 24-year-old Eovaldi, first baseman/outfielder Garrett Jones and minor league pitching prospect Domingo German...
Via Sports-Glory
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins acquire Prado from Yankees for Eovaldi, others

NEW YORK -- The Yankees have acquired pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, outfielder Garrett Jones and minor league pitcher Domingo German from the Miami Marlins for versatile Martin Prado and pitcher David Phelps. Eovaldi, a right-hander who turns 25 in February, was acquired by the Marlins in July 2012 as part of the deal that sent All-Star shortstop Hanley Ramirez to the Los Angeles Dodgers...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

AP source: Yanks to send Prado to Marlins for Eovaldi

NEW YORK (AP) A person familiar with the deal says the New York Yankees have agreed to acquire pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, outfielder Garrett Jones and minor league pitcher Domingo German from the Miami Marlins for versatile Martin Prado and pitcher David Phelps. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press on Friday because the trade had not been announced. Eovaldi...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Trade Martin Prado for Nathan Eovaldi

Nathan Eovaldi is headed to the Bronx. The New York Yankees have traded Martin Prado and David Phelps to the Miami Marlins in exchange for 24-year-old pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones, and prospect Domingo German, according to reports. To recap, Yankees get Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones, Domingo German for Martin Prado and David Phelps. — Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) December...
Via Standing O Sports
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins acquire Martin Prado, David Phelps in trade with Yankees

On the same day the Miami Marlins formally introduced a trio of new stars in right-hander Mat Latos, second baseman Dee Gordon and first baseman Michael Morse, they made yet another move during Hot Stove season. The Marlins traded right-hander Nathan Eovaldi, first baseman Garrett Jones and pitching prospect Domingo German to the New York Yankees for utility player Martin Prado and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Evil Empire Swaps Prado For Nathan Eovaldi

The Bronx Embalmers have been almost too quiet this off-season. Today, they pulled off a five-player trade with the Miami Marlins—which netted them a young starting pitcher in Nathan Eovaldi. The Pinstriped Posers sent Martin Prado to South Beach—along with pitcher David Phelps. In addition to Eovaldi, the Marlins sent journeyman first-baseman Garrett Jones and a minor leaguer...
Via FenwayNation
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Turn Martin Prado Into Nathan Eovaldi

It’s the last weekend before Christmas, and everyone is scrambling to finish up their holiday shopping, including Major League teams, apparently. So in between the flurry of the 42 trades made by the Padres this morning, the Yankees and Marlins have also reportedly struck a deal. According to Jack Curry, the Yankees have traded Martin […]
Via Fangraphs
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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