MLB News and Rumors

The Yankees Might Already Be Saving for Bryce Harper and Other Bullets

The Yankees Might Already Be Saving for Bryce Harper and Other Bullets

They’ve signed zero free agents this offseason. Literally zero. And it seems to be part of a longer-term plan.

by February 5, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Fowler Options, Ethier, De Aza, Gomes, Orioles Trade, More

Lukewarm Stove: Fowler Options, Ethier, De Aza, Gomes, Orioles Trade, More

Are the White Sox and Rangers still a fit for Fowler? The Orioles picked up a starting pitcher, the Mets might trade an outfielder, and more.

by February 4, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Lazarito Reportedly Drawing Interest from Nine Teams, Willing to Wait Until July to Sign

Lazarito Reportedly Drawing Interest from Nine Teams, Willing to Wait Until July to Sign

The big-time Cuban prospect appears to be trying to expand his pool of bidding teams. As he should.

Phillies Trade Lefty Jesse Biddle to Pirates for Former Cubs Pitcher Yoervis Medina (UPDATE)

Phillies Trade Lefty Jesse Biddle to Pirates for Former Cubs Pitcher Yoervis Medina (UPDATE)

The Pirates have success reclaiming pitchers, and Biddle is incredibly talented.

by February 3, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Visa Delay Holding Up New Cardinals Reliever Seung-Hwan Oh

Visa Delay Holding Up New Cardinals Reliever Seung-Hwan Oh

Oh was to be one of the Cardinals’ big moves in the bullpen this year.

by February 3, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Royals Spending, Garza, Braun, Bird, Baseball and Chill, More

MLBits: Royals Spending, Garza, Braun, Bird, Baseball and Chill, More

Royals can’t afford their 2016 payroll, Yankees lose a player, and a minor league affiliate wants to NetflixAndChill.

by February 2, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
If Executives Could Have a Deal Do-Over: Jed Hoyer and Corey Kluber

If Executives Could Have a Deal Do-Over: Jed Hoyer and Corey Kluber

Hoyer once green-lit a trade that sent out a future ace – but he’s far from alone in thinking about a do-over.

Greg Maddux Joins the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Front Office

Greg Maddux Joins the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Front Office

Are you a bright baseball mind looking for a job? Then the Dodgers will hire you. No doubt about it.

by February 2, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Braves Reportedly Hot on Cuban Prospect Lazarito, Who Could Command $15 to $20 Million

Braves Reportedly Hot on Cuban Prospect Lazarito, Who Could Command $15 to $20 Million

That would bring the Braves into the max penalty range, which could turn the international market around quite a bit.

Has Tanking Become a Problem in Baseball? If So, It’s a Complicated One

Has Tanking Become a Problem in Baseball? If So, It’s a Complicated One

Given the rebuilding approaches of many teams, it’s not so simple as saying that “tanking” is bad and should be stopped.

Latest on Dexter Fowler’s Market: White Sox and Rangers, Maybe – Cubs, Maybe Not

Latest on Dexter Fowler’s Market: White Sox and Rangers, Maybe – Cubs, Maybe Not

It’s February, and Dexter Fowler is still unsigned. I did not see that one coming.

The Cardinals’ Outfield Could Be Good or Terrible and Other Bullets

The Cardinals’ Outfield Could Be Good or Terrible and Other Bullets

Questions all over that St. Louis outfield. Also: Jake Arrieta’s health, David Ross’s awesomeness, and much more.

by February 1, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Weekend Catch-Up: Lineup Questions, Prospects, Non-Roster Invites, Trade and Signing, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Lineup Questions, Prospects, Non-Roster Invites, Trade and Signing, More

Some notable transactions around the league, plenty of analysis, and tons of prospect items for you.