MLB News and Rumors


MLBits: Kershaw, Greinke, Strasburg Hurtin’; Giolito, Urias Dealin’; Writing Unwritten Rules; More

MLBits: Kershaw, Greinke, Strasburg Hurtin’; Giolito, Urias Dealin’; Writing Unwritten Rules; More

Lots of injured pitchers these days. Minor Leaguers are trying to get paid. Goose Gossage wrote up the unwritten rules.

by June 29, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Strasburg Hurt, Mets Sign Reyes, Rosenthal Out, Virtual Reality, and Much More

MLBits: Strasburg Hurt, Mets Sign Reyes, Rosenthal Out, Virtual Reality, and Much More

Virtual Reality is already being used by a couple of teams in baseball and might be the newest market inefficiency.

by June 27, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

SCardenfreude: Wake Up and Watch Mariners Come Back and Walk Off on Cardinals

SCardenfreude: Wake Up and Watch Mariners Come Back and Walk Off on Cardinals

It could be a big moment for the Cardinals’ bullpen, too.

by June 25, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Cubs Spent Second Most in International Free Agency, But Dodgers Spending Was Absurd

Cubs Spent Second Most in International Free Agency, But Dodgers Spending Was Absurd

The Dodgers spent more in IFA than *six MLB teams spent in payroll!*

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Want Chapman *and* Miller? Bits on Braun, Ross, Gurriel, More

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Want Chapman *and* Miller? Bits on Braun, Ross, Gurriel, More

Cubs want *both* Chapman and Miller? That seems like a stretch. Also: Jose Reyes DFA’d, Ryan Braun and the Giants, Tyson Ross throwing, more.

Yankees Want a Ken Giles Level Return for Andrew Miller? Would Want Kyle Schwarber?

Yankees Want a Ken Giles Level Return for Andrew Miller? Would Want Kyle Schwarber?

That level of ask is certainly understandable, though probably not achievable.

Market Shake-Up: The Top Player from Cuba, Yulieski Gurriel, is Now a Free Agent

Market Shake-Up: The Top Player from Cuba, Yulieski Gurriel, is Now a Free Agent

This will definitely be something to follow. Gurriel is a stud.


A Home Run Derby for Pitchers? Including Jake Arrieta? It’s Possible

A Home Run Derby for Pitchers? Including Jake Arrieta? It’s Possible

It might not be as crazy as it sounds.

2016 MLB Draft Day One: Discussion and Open Thread

2016 MLB Draft Day One: Discussion and Open Thread

It’s weird that the Cubs won’t be picking at all tonight. But it’s the draft!

Pirates to Call Up Big-Time Pitching Prospect Jameson Taillon

Pirates to Call Up Big-Time Pitching Prospect Jameson Taillon

The big righty had a long road back from multiple surgeries, but has been dominating at AAA.

by June 7, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Bullpen Options, Thin Outfield Crop, Lazarito, Crawford DFA, More

Lukewarm Stove: Bullpen Options, Thin Outfield Crop, Lazarito, Crawford DFA, More

How will the trade market shape up this summer? The prime supply looks to be pairing nicely with the Cubs’ potential needs.

by June 6, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

Padres Trade James Shields to the White Sox

Padres Trade James Shields to the White Sox

It looks like a comfortable deal for the White Sox, and it’s a reminder of what came before.

MLBits: Padres Owner Rips His Team, Bonds Rips Himself, Pence Rips His Hamstring, More

MLBits: Padres Owner Rips His Team, Bonds Rips Himself, Pence Rips His Hamstring, More

Some really bizarre comments from the Padres’ owner about his team’s performance.

by June 2, 2016 MLB News and Rumors