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Lukewarm Stove: Fowler, Gallardo, Orioles, Oh, IFA Spending, Gurriel, More

Lukewarm Stove: Fowler, Gallardo, Orioles, Oh, IFA Spending, Gurriel, More

Gallardo’s price tag could be quite large, and Fowler might be the next to drop thereafter.

Lazarito Decision Looms, Cubs Still Mentioned as Suitor

Lazarito Decision Looms, Cubs Still Mentioned as Suitor

It sounds like teams are still waiting on a decision. It’s a big one, so the young man can take his time a bit.

Gurriel Brothers Update: It May Or May Not Take a While, Lourdes Might Wait Until October

Gurriel Brothers Update: It May Or May Not Take a While, Lourdes Might Wait Until October

The timeline for the brothers’ arrival could be complicated. But their impact could be significant.

Yovani Gallardo Reportedly Moving Close to a Deal with the Orioles

Yovani Gallardo Reportedly Moving Close to a Deal with the Orioles

If the O’s do sign Gallardo, maybe they’ll get even more aggressive on another qualified free agent like Dexter Fowler.

by February 10, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Is Dexter Fowler’s Price Tag Going to Top Out at a Mere Two Years and $20 Million?

Is Dexter Fowler’s Price Tag Going to Top Out at a Mere Two Years and $20 Million?

At that price, even though he’s not an obvious fit for the Cubs, they’d have to consider it, right?

Get Ready to See Fewer Players Getting Jacked Up at Second Base … Maybe

Get Ready to See Fewer Players Getting Jacked Up at Second Base … Maybe

A rules change regarding slides at second base on double-play break-ups is probably going to be in place by Opening Day.

by February 9, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Report: Lazarito Will Choose Team Tomorrow, Cubs Among Teams with “Strong” Interest

Report: Lazarito Will Choose Team Tomorrow, Cubs Among Teams with “Strong” Interest

That’s the first time we’ve heard a sourced connection between the Cubs and the Cuban prospect.

White Sox Reportedly Pull the Trigger on Signing Mat Latos

White Sox Reportedly Pull the Trigger on Signing Mat Latos

The 28-year-old righty once looked like a huge arm in a loaded free agent class. But then a whole lot of struggling happened.

by February 9, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Two-Year Deals that Will Be Cubs-Relevant in the Future: Donaldson, Martinez, Pollock

Two-Year Deals that Will Be Cubs-Relevant in the Future: Donaldson, Martinez, Pollock

Young, arbitration-level, position player stars getting multi-year deals – this will be relevant to the Cubs’ future negotiations.

Diamondbacks Reportedly Sign Reliever Tyler Clippard to Two-Year Deal

Diamondbacks Reportedly Sign Reliever Tyler Clippard to Two-Year Deal

The Diamondbacks get just a little bit stronger in the tight NL West.

by February 8, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Glut of Available Players, Fowler, Jackson, Lazarito, More

Lukewarm Stove: Glut of Available Players, Fowler, Jackson, Lazarito, More

Huge swaths of free agents remain unsigned with Spring Training just around the corner.

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