MLB News and Rumors


Giants Give Brandon Belt Extension That Could Be Worth Nearly $80 Million

Giants Give Brandon Belt Extension That Could Be Worth Nearly $80 Million

Brandon Belt’s new deal keeps him in San Francisco through 2021 and could help set guidelines for future Cubs extensions.

by April 9, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
That Time Michael Jordan Played a Game at Wrigley Field (VIDEO)

That Time Michael Jordan Played a Game at Wrigley Field (VIDEO)

It’s so fun to see Harry Caray calling a Michael Jordan at bat in Wrigley Field.


Cardinals Swept By Pirates, and Questions Persist and Other Bullets

Cardinals Swept By Pirates, and Questions Persist and Other Bullets

That was a really bad series for the Cardinals, but does it really mean much in the long run?

MLBits: Weird Baseball, Cardinals Lose, Bautista Controversy, Pena Surgery, More

MLBits: Weird Baseball, Cardinals Lose, Bautista Controversy, Pena Surgery, More

The baseball season is but a few days old, and it’s already gotten so weird and contentious.

by April 6, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Fernandez a Free Agent, A’s Rotation Mess, Slide Rule, Liriano Control, More

MLBits: Fernandez a Free Agent, A’s Rotation Mess, Slide Rule, Liriano Control, More

A big name Cuban is now a free agent, and he’ll be an immediate impact type when he’s signed.

by April 5, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Pirates Reportedly Ink Outfielder Gregory Polanco to Long-Term Extension

Pirates Reportedly Ink Outfielder Gregory Polanco to Long-Term Extension

Another young Pirates player locked up, and another reminder about extending young Cubs players.


Fake Baseball on Opening Day – Hooray?

Fake Baseball on Opening Day – Hooray?

Is today Opening Day or what?

Taylor Teagarden Suspended 80 Games for PEDs and Other Bullets

Taylor Teagarden Suspended 80 Games for PEDs and Other Bullets

Teagarden appeared in that documentary a few months back, and that’s probably what did him in. Also: many more injury updates.

Baseball Sunday #1: Bang the Drum Slowly, Bad News Bears, The Natural, Eight Men Out, Bull Durham

Baseball Sunday #1: Bang the Drum Slowly, Bad News Bears, The Natural, Eight Men Out, Bull Durham

Michael’s been watching a bounty of baseball movies in advance of the season. Are you familiar with these classics?

by March 30, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

Injury Notes: Harvey, Molina, Smith, Dodgers, Dodgers, Dodgers, Dodgers

Injury Notes: Harvey, Molina, Smith, Dodgers, Dodgers, Dodgers, Dodgers

Injuries are all over baseball’s news right now, and the Dodgers are getting clobbered.

by March 29, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Jeff Samardzija Says “The Plan” Was Risky, But It Worked and Other Bullets

Jeff Samardzija Says “The Plan” Was Risky, But It Worked and Other Bullets

I still like Jeff Samardzija. Always did. Even when I don’t agree with him, I think he is who he is.

Yadier Molina Expected Back for Cardinals Opening Day

Yadier Molina Expected Back for Cardinals Opening Day

His offseason-long thumb injury looks to be finally in the clear.

by March 26, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Good Thing the Cubs Spent – Early Look at the Next Free Agent Class is Uninspiring

Good Thing the Cubs Spent – Early Look at the Next Free Agent Class is Uninspiring

Next offseason doesn’t look like the year to build in free agency.