You're going to pay attention when the Yankees come to your city next season. You're going to want to get a look at these two larger-than-life characters. You'll stop what you're doing when they come to bat.
At times, it can seem like every single trade possibility is floated as a rumor during Hot Stove season, yet MLB has the capacity for a deal almost no one saw coming.
The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers completed a five-player trade today in which the Braves have acquired pitchers Brandon McCarthy and Scott Kazmir, infielder Charlie Culberson, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and cash considerations in exchange for outfielder Matt Kemp. The Braves have designated Gonzalez for assignment, putting their roster at 40 players.
It's every baseball-loving kid's dream. Imagine not only making it to the Major Leagues, but being allowed to do everything you did on those Little League fields with 200-foot fences when you were 9 years old -- hitting, pitching, fielding and hardly ever leaving the diamond.
The Phillies made a splash on Friday, when a source told MLB.com of their three-year agreement with first baseman Carlos Santana. The club has not confirmed the report.
The Brewers are on the verge of a reunion with Yovani Gallardo, according to MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal.