• Poll: Grading The Goldschmidt Trade

    4 days ago - By MLB Trade Rumors

    First baseman Paul Goldschmidt , he of the career .297/.398/.532 line, was one of the most coveted assets on the offseason trade market. After a bitterly disappointing end to the Diamondbacks season, in which the club won just eight out of their final 28 games after staking a claim to top of the division on August 30th, a full-scale shuffling of parts was sure to be in order. The club was almost certainly set to lose ace Patrick Corbin , who this week signed a monster $140MM deal with Washington , plus center-field stalwart A.J. Pollock , who, despite several injury-marred campaigns...
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  • Sharks to turn to trade market for fourth-line help?

    4 days ago - By Yardbarker

    The Sharks could soon turn to the trade market to address their struggles on the fourth line, suggests Paul Gackle of the Mercury News. The team has tried four different players in the fourth-line center position with none of them having any extended success. Head coach Peter DeBoer is a proponent of running a four-line attack, and the struggles of San Jose's bottom trio has made that a difficult proposition. General manager Doug Wilson has had to make moves to shore up that line in recent years. Last season, he picked up Eric Fehr in a midseason move, while in 2016, he added Nick Spaling...
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