Category Archives: AL East

Blue Jays and Orioles Reportedly Nearing a Swap of Dan Duquette for a Top Pitching Prospect

Dan Duquette has been responsible for a number of huge acquisitions throughout his career and it’s looking like he might have another one up his sleeve in Baltimore. Unfortunately, he won’t be around to reap the rewards of this addition, … Continue reading

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Examining the Oakland Athletics Fire Sale

Holy crap. What is going on in Oakland? The Athletics have cleaned house this winter. They moved Jeff Samardzija to the White Sox. They sent Brandon Moss to Cleveland. They shipped Derek Norris to the Padres. …but that wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Top 20 Remaining Free Agents, Ranked

It would be an understatement to say that this off-season has been hectic. This has been one of the most chaotic off-seasons that I’ve ever seen with players changing uniforms at a breakneck pace. That having been said, the calendar … Continue reading

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Braves Acquire Manny Banuelos from the Yankees

Manny Banuelos just learned that baseball can be a very fickle game. Banuelos, 23, was once one of the gem’s of the Yankees farm system. He was ranked as a consensus top 50 prospect prior to the 2011 and 2012 … Continue reading

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CSC Hot Stove Catch-Up

We here at Cheap Seat Chronicles got a little bit bogged down after the Winter Meetings and fell way behind with our coverage of this offseason’s transactions. In an attempt to remedy that, we’ve gone the hotlink route and put … Continue reading

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Boston Trades Yoenis Cespedes to Detroit for Rick Porcello

It’s been rumored for a couple of days and now it’s a done deal. Rick Porcello is coming to Boston and Yoenis Cespedes is headed to Detroit. Cespedes will be joined by Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier. The trade makes … Continue reading

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Red Sox to Acquire Wade Miley from Diamondbacks

It’s not quite the same as signing Jon Lester, but it will have to do for now. The Boston Red Sox have agreed on the framework of a deal to send pitchers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster along … Continue reading

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