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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Articles tagged: Josh Donaldson

Edinson Volquez blasts Josh Donaldson over reactions to inside pitches

Tempers flared and plenty of words were exchanged during Sunday’s game between the Royals and Blue Jays. Edinson Volquez and Josh Donaldson were squarely in the middle of it. In the first inning, Volquez hit Donaldson with a pitch, which did not sit well with the Jays third baseman and he let Volquez know about…Read More

Billy Beane did not want to trade Josh Donaldson

Remember all the speculation about Billy Beane possibly trading Josh Donaldson because of a conflict of personalities? It looks like we have confirmation that that was not the case. Sportsnet’s Shi Davidi published a piece on Tuesday about how the Donaldson trade between the A’s and Blue Jays unfolded. The trade, which was announced on…Read More

Report: Billy Beane and Josh Donaldson were ‘at war’

The Oakland A’s decision to trade Josh Donaldson this offseason came as a shocker, even by Billy Beane standards. Donaldson has been the A’s best player and was an MVP candidate the past two years. Why would the team be motivated to deal him? Bleacher Report’s Scott Miller says that a personal issue between Beane…Read More

Josh Donaldson has higher WAR than Miguel Cabrera, Chris Davis

The anti-baseball stat crowd is going to have a field day with this one. Miguel Cabrera and Chris Davis are having monster seasons for their respective teams and posting huge power numbers this season. They are considered frontrunners for the AL MVP award, while Mike Trout is also expected to be a factor. But did…Read More

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