MLB News and Rumors


The Ever-Expanding Role of Analytics, and the Growing Front Office

The Ever-Expanding Role of Analytics, and the Growing Front Office

The analytics groups in front offices around baseball continue to explode.

by April 27, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Carrasco to the DL, Buxton to AAA, Aledmys Diaz Goes Off, and Offense Is Up

MLBits: Carrasco to the DL, Buxton to AAA, Aledmys Diaz Goes Off, and Offense Is Up

Carlos Carrasco is going to be out for a while. Byron Buxton is not in the majors anymore. The Cardinals have a breakout star. Naturally.

by April 26, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

MLBits: Palmeiro, St. Louis Allegations, Braves Stock for Sale, Harper, Oh, More

MLBits: Palmeiro, St. Louis Allegations, Braves Stock for Sale, Harper, Oh, More

Rafael Palmeiro’s rise an fall makes for an incredible read. Cardinals fans probably didn’t racially taunt, Harper’s ridiculous, Oh is on a record pace, more.

by April 20, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Garcia Dominates, Fernandez Showcase, Kang Rehab, Female Player, More

MLBits: Garcia Dominates, Fernandez Showcase, Kang Rehab, Female Player, More

Jaime Garcia has been so very good again, Jung-Ho Kang is coming back, Matt Harvey is struggling, and much more.

by April 18, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Adam Wainwright is Struggling, Frustrated, and Other Bullets

Adam Wainwright is Struggling, Frustrated, and Other Bullets

So far, it’s been a rocky start for the Cardinals’ ace. And they’ll soon face the Cubs. Also, today’s a special anniversary.

MLBits: Gonzales TJS, Sandoval Fight, Kang Returning, LaRoche Intrigue, and Much More

MLBits: Gonzales TJS, Sandoval Fight, Kang Returning, LaRoche Intrigue, and Much More

The Cardinals have lost another pitcher. The Red Sox might not mind losing a third baseman. Much more.

by April 14, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Pitching Injuries, Panicked Teams, Liriano, deGrom, Olivera Arrested, More

MLBits: Pitching Injuries, Panicked Teams, Liriano, deGrom, Olivera Arrested, More

The latest from around the league includes some notable pitching injury news.

by April 13, 2016 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.