MLB News on Pitchers

Leake Goes to Giants

July 31, 2015

Reds pitcher Mike Leake was traded last night to the Giants for two minor league players. The Giants are currently trailing the Dodgers by half a game in the NL West division and Leake might help them move closer to another World Series run. In exchange for Leake, the Reds got pitcher Keury Mella and infielder Adam Duvall. [read more ...]

Blue Jays Get Ace Pitcher Price

July 30, 2015

The Toronto Blue Jays acquired ace pitcher David Price in a trade with the Detroit Tigers. The Tigers gain three young pitchers in the deal. With the Blue Jays six games behind the AL East leading New York Yankees, Price might make a huge difference for the team in the weeks to come. The three pitching prospects acquired by Detroit are Daniel Norris, Matt Boyd, and Jairo Labourt. [read more ...]

Royals Trade Blanton to Pirates

July 30, 2015

With their starting rotation improved with the acquisition of Johnny Cueto, yesterday the Royals traded veteran pitcher Joe Blanton to the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash considerations. The Pirates, who have been moving in closer in the standings to the Cardinals, earlier this week improved their infield with the acquisition of Aramis Ramirez. [read more ...]

Cueto Traded to Royals

July 26, 2015

The Cincinnati Reds have traded their ace pitcher Johnny Cueto to the Kansas City Royals for pitching prospects Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb, and Cody Reed. The trade should help the Royals extend their lead over the rest of the AL Central division. They already have a seven and a half game lead over their nearest competitors, the Minnesota Twins, and they currently have the highest win percentage (.608) in the AL. [read more ...]