MLB News and Rumors


Baseball Polls: Fans Say No to the DH, Yes to the Bat Flip!

Baseball Polls: Fans Say No to the DH, Yes to the Bat Flip!

I had no idea how strongly opposed to the DH most baseball fans are.

by May 14, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Red Sox Investigation, Raul Mondesi’s Suspension, Cardinals Injuries, More

MLBits: Red Sox Investigation, Raul Mondesi’s Suspension, Cardinals Injuries, More

The Red Sox are being investigated, the Cardinals are getting healthier, the Nationals have deferred a lot of money and much more.

by May 11, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs to Pursue an Outfielder? Also Bits on Lincecum, Otani, More

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs to Pursue an Outfielder? Also Bits on Lincecum, Otani, More

Josh Reddick’s name keeps popping up, but will the Cubs actually be aggressive pursuers?

Kris Bryant, Javy Baez, and the Optimal Defensive Alignment and Other Bullets

Kris Bryant, Javy Baez, and the Optimal Defensive Alignment and Other Bullets

Baez and third and Bryant in left seems to be the defensive order of the day, when the day calls for defense.

Surprise: Nationals Reportedly Sign Ace Stephen Strasburg to Significant Extension

Surprise: Nationals Reportedly Sign Ace Stephen Strasburg to Significant Extension

I doubt many saw that one coming. I didn’t.

Joe Maddon, Bryce Harper, and Making Baseball Fun and Other Bullets

Joe Maddon, Bryce Harper, and Making Baseball Fun and Other Bullets

There’s definitely a place for it, but there’s a line.

MLBits: More Home Runs, Value of Shifts, Best Young Hitters in History, and Much More

MLBits: More Home Runs, Value of Shifts, Best Young Hitters in History, and Much More

There’s been more home runs than usual this year, and we want to know why! Also: historic youthful breakout, and much more.

by May 3, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

MLBits: Current and Former NL Central Round Up (Reds, Pirates, Cardinals, Astros)

MLBits: Current and Former NL Central Round Up (Reds, Pirates, Cardinals, Astros)

Check in for some news from around the current (Reds, Pirates, Cardinals) and former (Astros) NL Central teams.

by May 2, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
What’s Up With Adam Wainwright’s Struggles Since Returning From the Achilles Injury?

What’s Up With Adam Wainwright’s Struggles Since Returning From the Achilles Injury?

Adam Wainwright’s return was supposed to stabilize the Cardinals rotation, but hasn’t found his groove yet.

Cardinals Hacking Punishment May Not Come Soon

Cardinals Hacking Punishment May Not Come Soon

With the draft approaching, punishing tied to it may not be possible.

by April 29, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Will Cubs Have Interest in A’s Gray and Reddick? Braves Buying Picks?

Lukewarm Stove: Will Cubs Have Interest in A’s Gray and Reddick? Braves Buying Picks?

I know. A rumor post in April. This is nuts. But there are things to discuss!


Whoa: Dee Gordon Suspended 80 Games After Testing Positive for Two PEDs

Whoa: Dee Gordon Suspended 80 Games After Testing Positive for Two PEDs

It’s hard to be shocked by these things anymore, but it’s still very surprising.

by April 29, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Cardinals Voodoo, Banning Shifts, Darvish Coming Back, Prospects Promoted, More

MLBits: Cardinals Voodoo, Banning Shifts, Darvish Coming Back, Prospects Promoted, More

Aledmys Diaz is potentially going to break some records, because of course. Also: lots of top prospects coming, and a top arm coming back.

by April 28, 2016 MLB News and Rumors