MLB’s trading deadline supplies lots of drama as we strategy each and every July 31, and this year there was some added rumor-mongering due to the fact the more August 31 revocable trade deadline was eliminated. There had been a couple of blockbuster offers, and lots observers believed the Astros had been the winners though the Mets left a lot of pondering, “What was the point of that?”
In honor of the July 31 trading deadline, This Week in Great Group host Kris Jardine made use of his show this week to introduce six new cards that celebrate players who had been traded mid-season and turned in beastly performances for their new teams.
Jardine also introduced a peak Troy Tulowitzki card that honored the oft-injured shortstop who hung up his cleats this week. Tulo, as he’s identified, broke in with the Rockies in 2006, was traded to the Blue Jays in 2015 as component of a blockbuster trade deadline deal, and completed up his profession by signing with the Yankees for this season. Just after playing in just five games this year due to the fact of an injury, he decided to get in touch with it quits.
You can catch a replay of this week’s TWIPT episode on YouTube, and you can watch future airings reside each Monday at 9 PM ET at Twitch.television/ootpdevelopments.
Traded Faces in New Areas:
Gold Unsung Heroes – 2008 Mark Teixeira (1B 81 OVR)
Gold Historical All-Star – 2008 Manny Ramirez (LF 83 OVR)
Diamond Historical All-Star – 2015 David Price tag (LHP Starter 92 OVR)
Gold Hardware Heroes – 2010 Roy Oswalt (RHP Starter 87 OVR)
Diamond Hardware Heroes – 1984 Rick Sutcliffe (RHP Starter 90 OVR)
Silver Hardware Heroes – 1964 Lou Brock (LF 71 OVR)
Peak Historical Legend – Troy Tulowitzki (SS 98 OVR)
The OOTP Now Podcast: Redbirds Increasing!
This week’s episode of the well-known OOTP Now podcast featured host Wealthy Grisham speaking to OOTP Neighborhood Manager T.J. Lauerman, who hosts his personal Twitch cast Tuesdays at 9 PM ET. Verify out Twitch.television/ootpdevelopments to comply with Lauerman’s Redbird Increasing series – he talked to Grisham about the three seasons he’s spent operating the Cardinals so far, which includes how he deftly juggles contract negotiations, trades, no cost agency, and extra in front of a reside audience.
It is not as simple as it appears, people.
Just after you finish catching up on Twitch and OOTP Now, rip a couple of packs in Great Group and see if you can score that great Tulo card, or any of these trade deadline beasts we showed off this week! See you subsequent week