Los Angeles Dodgers

2nd NL West | 56-44
  • Batting Avg
    .245 AVG
  • Runs
    435 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    3.48 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    96 HR
  • Report: Cubs have offered prospect Gleyber Torres to the Yankees for Aroldis Chapman
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    Report: Cubs have offered prospect Gleyber Torres to the Yankees for Aroldis Chapman

    Rian Watt of Baseball Prospectus is hearing that a trade that would send Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs involves prospect Gleyber Torres and more going to the Yankees. He adds that the holdup in the trade talks is centered around a contract extension for Chapman, believed to be around four years in length and $60 million total. The deal may not be finalized if the Cubs don’t get him signed to an extension they like. In Watt’s words, “Package is set. Extension is not.” We learned earlier on Sunday that the Yankees were working hard to trade Chapman, reportedly in contact with at least four teams. The Cubs were not believed to be the front runners but certainly upped the ante by offering Torres. Torres,

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    Where have you gone, Mike Piazza(-esque catchers)?

    Where have you gone Mike Piazza? OK, we know exactly where the former Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Marlins (for five games), New York Mets, San Diego Padres and Oakland A's catcher will be Sunday afternoon -- getting inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. But we meant "where have you gone Mike Piazza" in the larger sense, as in, is there an heir apparent to his title as a great hitting catcher? Piazza, who hit 427 homers in his 16-year career, slugged more long balls than any other catcher in major-league history. His career batting average was .308, and his 162-game averages included 29 doubles, 36 homers, 113 RBIs and a .922 OPS. "I'm thrilled," Piazza told mlb.com when