MLB News and Rumors

MLBits: Top Cuban Prospect Declared Free Agent, Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush Join Forces, More

MLBits: Top Cuban Prospect Declared Free Agent, Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush Join Forces, More

Cardinals are in on one of the best amateur talents in the world. Big names are lining up for the Marlins. The Cubs have some of the best pitches. And much more.

by April 21, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Rizzo on Marte PED Suspension, Correa Extension Talk, NL Central Problems, More

MLBits: Rizzo on Marte PED Suspension, Correa Extension Talk, NL Central Problems, More

If the money is right and it comes soon enough, the Astros can lock Correa up for years … but those are some big “IFs.” Also: Anthony Rizzo with tough words for cheaters.

by April 18, 2017 MLB News and Rumors

You Might Finally Get to Know *WHY* the Umps Made That Baffling Replay Decision

You Might Finally Get to Know *WHY* the Umps Made That Baffling Replay Decision

Umps could soon wear microphones to explain the decisions, not unlike in the NFL.

by April 18, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
WOW: Starling Marte Suspended 80 Games After Testing Positive for PED

WOW: Starling Marte Suspended 80 Games After Testing Positive for PED

A very significant suspension for the Pirates, who will lose their center fielder.

by April 18, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: MLB Pressing Indians Over Logo, Mets Skeptical of Matz’s Injury, Marlins’ Sale Drama, More

MLBits: MLB Pressing Indians Over Logo, Mets Skeptical of Matz’s Injury, Marlins’ Sale Drama, More

The iconic, but troubling, Chief Wahoo logo may soon be pushed out the door. Also: Manfred wants to see pitching changes limited.

by April 12, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Here’s Why MLB Isn’t Going to Punish Yadier Molina for the Sticky Bandit Situation

Here’s Why MLB Isn’t Going to Punish Yadier Molina for the Sticky Bandit Situation

Technically, no rule was broken.

by April 8, 2017 MLB News and Rumors

Report: Shohei Otani Expected to Come to MLB After This Season, “Loophole” to Avoid Cap?

Report: Shohei Otani Expected to Come to MLB After This Season, “Loophole” to Avoid Cap?

Be still my beating heart. Otani is one of the most exciting players in the world.

by April 7, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Meeting with Players on Pace of Play, New Velocity Readings, Greinke’s Struggles, More

MLBits: Meeting with Players on Pace of Play, New Velocity Readings, Greinke’s Struggles, More

You may have heard about some strange velocity issues in baseball so far this year. Also: the Commissioner wants to talk to players about you know what.

by April 5, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Twitter to Stream Cubs-Brewers Game on Friday

Twitter to Stream Cubs-Brewers Game on Friday

A new way to watch the Cubs (if you’re out of market, of course).

The Cubs May Have Single-Handedly Increased MLB’s Popularity

The Cubs May Have Single-Handedly Increased MLB’s Popularity

That sounds like a lot to say, but it’s arguably true!


Another Young Position Player Extended: Cardinals and Stephen Piscotty Agree to Deal

Another Young Position Player Extended: Cardinals and Stephen Piscotty Agree to Deal

Another pre-arbitration deal for a young positional talent, as the market continues to crystalize.

by April 3, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
I’m Not Sure the New and Improved “Fun Cardinals” is Going to Be a Thing

I’m Not Sure the New and Improved “Fun Cardinals” is Going to Be a Thing

Among other things, Dexter Fowler was brought into the Cardinals to share his infectious, positive way. Is it going to matter?

Report: Yadier Molina, Cardinals Close to a Three-Year Extension Worth $55 Million+

Report: Yadier Molina, Cardinals Close to a Three-Year Extension Worth $55 Million+

Yadier Molina and the Cardinals look to be on the verge of continuing their long-standing relationship.

by March 30, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Report: Cardinals Could Be “Sleeper Team” in Jose Quintana Trade

Report: Cardinals Could Be “Sleeper Team” in Jose Quintana Trade

That would be a double-edged sword.

by March 30, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Molina Ready to Test Free Agency, Pitcher Injuries, That Lindor Rumor, Soler Hurt, More

MLBits: Molina Ready to Test Free Agency, Pitcher Injuries, That Lindor Rumor, Soler Hurt, More

It would be pretty strange to see Yadier Molina suiting up for another team, wouldn’t it? Also: that Mets rotation, man, just can’t stay healthy.

by March 27, 2017 MLB News and Rumors