Looking At The Jacobs Trade

Just a day after the completion of the World Series, two teams made a fairly interesting player swap this morning. The Kansas City Royals, looking to improve one of the majors' worst offensive units, acquired power-hitting infielder Mike Jacobs in exchange for a serviceable reliever, Leo Nunez.
October 30, 2008

Will Pena Win Comeback Player of the Year?

Carlos Pena, who joined the 30-home run club for the first time of his career after blasting two homers in the Tampa Bay Devil Rays' 7-4 series-clinching victory over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday afternoon, is a leading candidate to win the 2007 American League Comeback Player of the Year Award.
August 26, 2007