Big League Stew

  • Indians mock Twins with fake scoreboard trade rumor

    Mark Townsend at Big League Stew12 hrs ago

    The Minnesota Twins left their own fans confused on Thursday when they began scrolling a list of potential deadline trades on their left field scoreboard.


    — Twinkie Town (@TwinkieTown) July 29, 2016

    It’s one of those things we’ve tried warning you about. You’ll see a lot of names thrown around by a lot of different people before Monday’s deadline, but you’ll always want to double and triple check those sources to first make sure they’re real people, and always to confirm the deal has been finalized.

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    Sat, Jul 30
    7:10 PM EDT
    Chi White Sox at Minnesota
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  • Cubs fan will donate to domestic-violence charity for each Aroldis Chapman save

    Kyle Ringo at Big League Stew17 hrs ago

    The acquisition of bazooka-armed reliever Aroldis Chapman wasn’t exactly greeted with glee by Chicago Cubs fans because of the pitcher’s offseason domestic violence incident.

    While Cubs fans are desperate for their team to finally end its 108-year-old streak without a World Series title, some aren’t desperate enough that they feel comfortable adding a player to the roster who was accused of domestic violence before prosecutors ultimately decided not to file charges.

    Lifelong Cubs fan Caitlin Swieca decided to do something positive to help herself cope with the disappointment she felt in her beloved team. Swieca told she has decided to donate $10 to the Domestic Violence Legal Council of Chicago for each save recorded by Chapman for the rest of the regular season.

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    Sat, Jul 30
    2:20 PM EDT
    Seattle at Chi Cubs
    Preview Game