MLB Top 50 Free Agents And Destinations – #6-10

MLB Trade Rumors have released their list of baseball’s top 50 free agents, and the prognosticators here at The Waiver Wire are ready to analyze it. Greg Kaplan, Pete Rynkowski and Vinny Ginardi will countdown the top 50, giving their predictions for where each will land along the way. Previous Predictions: 11-15 / 16-20 / 21-25…

MLB Power Rankings: August 20th to 26th

In this week’s rendition of The Waiver Wire’s Power Rankings, we’re going to introduce a new theme.  This week, we’re going to highlight the player that is either has the most to prove to their club in the remaining six weeks (for non-playoff teams) or the player that will be most critical to a team’s…

Live Blogging Game 1 of the Subway Series

Ever since Major League Baseball instituted Interleague play in the middle of the regular season, one series has always stood out: The Subway Series. It harkens back to the days when there used to be three baseball teams in New York: the Yankees, Giants and Dodgers. When the Mets returned in 1962, the buzz throughout…

The Incredible Collapsing Yankee Rotation

Well, that didn’t take very long. After an offseason filled with praise for Cashman and Co. and the job they did to bring the much-maligned starting rotation up to the level of the offense, the wheels have come off big time over the first few weeks. The news came out this afternoon that Michael Pineda…

Andy Pettitte returns to the Bronx; in the making for months

The New York Yankees announced midday Friday that the team had signed former ace Andy Pettitte to a one-year, $2.5 million minor league contract. The lefty from Baton Rouge, Louisiana begins his third stint with the Yankees organization early next week when he joins the team in Tampa, Florida. When fellow WaiverWireBlog.com writer Vinny Ginardi…

MLB Preview: New York Yankees

With baseball season fast approaching, it is time for TheWaiverWire’s inaugural Baseball Preview package. We will look at every division in baseball, starting in the American League and moving from East to West by division. Also, we each team by who will finish last to first. So, the first team you read about from each…

Yankees, Mariners swap Jesus Montero for Michael Pineda

Yesterday, the New York Yankees traded top catching prospect Jesus Montero and pitcher Hector Noesi to the Seattle Mariners for All-Star right hander Michael Pineda and pitching prospect Jose Campos. When I first learned of the trade through WaiverWire writer Zak Lansing, my initial reaction was “You cannot be serious”. A solid 18 hours later…