MLB News and Rumors


Oof for the Cardinals: Alex Reyes to Have Tommy John Surgery

Oof for the Cardinals: Alex Reyes to Have Tommy John Surgery

Terrible news for the Reyes, the Cardinals, and baseball. As for the NL Central, this will move the needle.

by February 15, 2017 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Potentially Really Bad News for Cardinals on Top Young Pitcher Alex Reyes (UPDATE: Report Suggests Tommy John Needed)

Potentially Really Bad News for Cardinals on Top Young Pitcher Alex Reyes (UPDATE: Report Suggests Tommy John Needed)

Reyes, 22, reportedly complained of discomfort in his elbow.

by February 14, 2017 MLB News and Rumors

Mike Matheny Calls His Team’s Ugly PECOTA Projection “Unbelievable”

Mike Matheny Calls His Team’s Ugly PECOTA Projection “Unbelievable”

PECOTA pegs the Cardinals for just 76 wins this year. Mike Matheny has some thoughts on that.

by February 14, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
No Cubs Reunion for Travis Wood: He’s Off to Join the Royals (UPDATE)

No Cubs Reunion for Travis Wood: He’s Off to Join the Royals (UPDATE)

Royals 2017 motto: get a bunch of Cubs.

by February 13, 2017 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Comeback Players, Rays Sign Eovaldi, Marlins Sale Rumors, Goldschmidt’s Availability, More

MLBits: Comeback Players, Rays Sign Eovaldi, Marlins Sale Rumors, Goldschmidt’s Availability, More

ESPN is expecting Jason Heyward to bounce back in 2017, and so are we. That, and much more from around baseball.

by February 13, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
MLB Reportedly Seeking Time Limits for Instant Replay

MLB Reportedly Seeking Time Limits for Instant Replay

Hey, it’s a pace-of-play change we can all agree on!

by February 13, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Pirates Reportedly Still Open to Trading Andrew McCutchen

Pirates Reportedly Still Open to Trading Andrew McCutchen

Might the Cubs’ biggest competition in the NL Central move their former star player?

by February 13, 2017 MLB News and Rumors

At Long Last, Reds Are Going to Trade Brandon Phillips – Headed to Braves (UPDATE)

At Long Last, Reds Are Going to Trade Brandon Phillips – Headed to Braves (UPDATE)

After refusing a trade for a long time, Phillips finally moves out.

by February 12, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
BA Unveils Its 2017 Top Prospects List, Cubs Land Four

BA Unveils Its 2017 Top Prospects List, Cubs Land Four

Jimenez, Happ, Almora, and Cease get the call, with a bunch of familiar Cubs-ish-connected names at the top of the list.

Dodgers Keeps Loading Up on Depth: Re-Sign Utley, Sign Gutierrez

Dodgers Keeps Loading Up on Depth: Re-Sign Utley, Sign Gutierrez

The Cubs’ top competition at the head of the NL made a couple additions.

by February 11, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Evolving Stance on Gambling, Who Is Hurt By Smaller Zone, Brian Wilson’s Knuckleball Comeback, More

MLBits: Evolving Stance on Gambling, Who Is Hurt By Smaller Zone, Brian Wilson’s Knuckleball Comeback, More

From extra-innings to gambling, MLB has proposed a lot of changes lately.

by February 9, 2017 MLB News and Rumors

Whoa: Marlins Owner Reportedly Has Deal to Sell Team for $1.6 Billion (UPDATE: Buyer Reportedly Jared Kushner’s Father, But MLB Suggests Not)

Whoa: Marlins Owner Reportedly Has Deal to Sell Team for $1.6 Billion (UPDATE: Buyer Reportedly Jared Kushner’s Father, But MLB Suggests Not)

That would be a game-changer in Miami, and would represent further explosion in the pro sports team market.

by February 9, 2017 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
REPORT: MLB Considering Terrible New Extra-Innings Rule, Runner Starts on Second Base

REPORT: MLB Considering Terrible New Extra-Innings Rule, Runner Starts on Second Base

Just what ever fan wants to see: guaranteed sac bunts in extra innings.

Cubs Players and Prospects Make Final WBC Rosters: Baez, Rondon, Andreoli, Moreno

Cubs Players and Prospects Make Final WBC Rosters: Baez, Rondon, Andreoli, Moreno

Baez and Rondon will be ones to watch, of course.

by February 8, 2017 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Bailey Surgery, Cardinals Need Fowler, Phillies to Surprise, Royals Trade Target, More

MLBits: Bailey Surgery, Cardinals Need Fowler, Phillies to Surprise, Royals Trade Target, More

Fowler’s base running skills are especially needed in St. Louis. Another surgery for Homer Bailey, and an interesting pitching target just came on the market.

by February 8, 2017 MLB News and Rumors