First Pitch: Cardinals postponed due to rain, set for double-header Thursday as make up | Cardinal Beat

The Cardinals Wednesday evening game against the Chicago Cubs has been postponed due to rain. The game will be made up Thursday at 12:15pm as part of a double-header with the originally scheduled game still taking place at 6:45pm. ________________________________________________________________ Starting the day winners of four of their last five games, the Cardinals now sit … Read more

Red Sox trade starting catcher Christian Vázquez to Astros

The Boston Red Sox have parted ways with starting catcher Christian Vázquez a day before Major League Baseball’s trade deadline. ESPN’s Jeff Passan tweeted just before 6:30 pm Monday that the Red Sox were finalizing a deal to send Vázquez to the Houston Astros. Shortly after 8:20 pm, the Red Sox announced that they traded … Read more

Cardinals notebook: As trade pursuits continue, were talks with Nats caught on camera? | St. Louis Cardinals

WASHINGTON — With the season in full swing and team officials scattered around the country, not consolidated in the same hotel for a few December days, it’s rare for executives to be able to meet face to face for negotiations at the trade deadline. Let alone have that meeting caught on camera for live TV. … Read more

New York Yankees Should Target These Starting Pitchers After Missing Out on Luis Castillo Trade

NEW YORK — With Luis Castillo no longer on the board for the Yankees, it’s time for New York to pivot. Even if the Yankees miss out on their top starting pitcher target ahead of this year’s deadline, there are other talented options available, other ace-caliber arms that may be on the move in the … Read more