After years of threatening I finally took the leap and started a podcast, along with my fellow Twins blogger John “Twins Geek” Bonnes.
We taped it last night and discussed, among other things, the Delmon Young trade, Jim Thome hitting his 600th homer, and the Twins’ mess of a season.
Keeping in mind that it was our first try at podcasting, we have no idea what we’re doing, and we drank three pitchers of beer while recording it at a bar, I actually think it turned out pretty well.
Please give it a listen and let me know what you think:
Gleeman and The Geek: Episode 1
The Yankees announced on Wednesday that the club traded outfielder Jabari Blash to the Angels in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
Blash, 28, was acquired by the Yankees from the Padres back in December in the Chase Headley trade. In trading Blash to the Angels, the Yankees were able to free up a spot on the 40-man roster for Brandon Drury, the infielder they acquired as part of a three-team trade with the Diamondbacks and Rays on Tuesday.
Over parts of two seasons in the majors, Blash has hit an underwhelming .200/.323/.336 in 279 plate appearances. He will try to play his way into a bench role for the Angels this spring.