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Bartolo Colon and Brandon Phillips come full circle
February 15th, 2017 at 9:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** Ahead of the trade deadline in 2002, the Montreal Expos and Cleveland Indians consummated a blockbuster trade that sent three great young Expos prospects and journeyman outfielder Lee Stevens to Cleveland in exchange for a workhorse starting pitcher in the prime of his career and reliever Tim Drew. Stevens...

Rumors and Rumblings: Sale makes Red Sox co-favorites with Cubs
February 14th, 2017 at 5:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** The beginning of spring training means an offseason of transactions finally springs to life when the players put on their new uniforms for the first time. Among the bigger moves of the winter included the Boston Red Sox acquiring left-hander Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox for a...

CTBNL: Talking Brandon Phillips and trades
February 13th, 2017 at 6:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** MOST TRADES TURN OUT TO BE MEANINGLESS We have to break down every deal that happens because it's fun to do, but we should acknowledge that most deals are mediocre players for mediocre players. You trade one pitcher who gets a few innings and then vanishes for another two,...

Heyman: Reds and Braves progressing on Brandon Phillips trade
February 12th, 2017 at 10:13 AM
***PHOTO1*** Though nothing is done as of yet, sources tell FanRag Sports that trade talks between the Atlanta Braves and Cincinnati Reds â?? centered on Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips â?? are progressing. The teams are hoping to finalize a deal by Monday, which would send Phillips and cash to Atlanta...

Braves nearing trade for Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips
February 12th, 2017 at 7:12 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves are reportedly close to acquiring veteran second baseman Brandon Phillips in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports broke the news of a deal late Saturday evening. Cincinnati will reportedly pay the majority of Phillips' $14 million salary while receiving only a minimal...