MLB News and Rumors


Lukewarm Stove: Still Tracking Yankee Arms, Rays Starters, Longoria, Relievers, More

Lukewarm Stove: Still Tracking Yankee Arms, Rays Starters, Longoria, Relievers, More

The market has the arms the Cubs need, but some could come from unexpected corners.

MLBits: Red Sox Penalized Hard by MLB, Kershaw DL, MiLB Salaries, Shifts Work, More

MLBits: Red Sox Penalized Hard by MLB, Kershaw DL, MiLB Salaries, Shifts Work, More

The Red Sox are getting crushed by MLB for trying to circumvent the IFA signing rules.

by July 1, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Divisional Trades, Doolittle Sore, Teheran Staying Put, Lefty Arms, More

Lukewarm Stove: Divisional Trades, Doolittle Sore, Teheran Staying Put, Lefty Arms, More

The Cubs need help, but where are they going to get it? Also, is Sean Doolittle’s shoulder soreness a concern?

Trades Goin’ Down: Dodgers Getting Bud Norris, Marlins Getting Fernando Rodney (UPDATE)

Trades Goin’ Down: Dodgers Getting Bud Norris, Marlins Getting Fernando Rodney (UPDATE)

July isn’t even here yet, but the trades are happening.

by June 30, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Kershaw, Greinke, Strasburg Hurtin’; Giolito, Urias Dealin’; Writing Unwritten Rules; More

MLBits: Kershaw, Greinke, Strasburg Hurtin’; Giolito, Urias Dealin’; Writing Unwritten Rules; More

Lots of injured pitchers these days. Minor Leaguers are trying to get paid. Goose Gossage wrote up the unwritten rules.

by June 29, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Strasburg Hurt, Mets Sign Reyes, Rosenthal Out, Virtual Reality, and Much More

MLBits: Strasburg Hurt, Mets Sign Reyes, Rosenthal Out, Virtual Reality, and Much More

Virtual Reality is already being used by a couple of teams in baseball and might be the newest market inefficiency.

by June 27, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
SCardenfreude: Wake Up and Watch Mariners Come Back and Walk Off on Cardinals

SCardenfreude: Wake Up and Watch Mariners Come Back and Walk Off on Cardinals

It could be a big moment for the Cardinals’ bullpen, too.

by June 25, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

Cubs Spent Second Most in International Free Agency, But Dodgers Spending Was Absurd

Cubs Spent Second Most in International Free Agency, But Dodgers Spending Was Absurd

The Dodgers spent more in IFA than *six MLB teams spent in payroll!*

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Want Chapman *and* Miller? Bits on Braun, Ross, Gurriel, More

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Want Chapman *and* Miller? Bits on Braun, Ross, Gurriel, More

Cubs want *both* Chapman and Miller? That seems like a stretch. Also: Jose Reyes DFA’d, Ryan Braun and the Giants, Tyson Ross throwing, more.

Yankees Want a Ken Giles Level Return for Andrew Miller? Would Want Kyle Schwarber?

Yankees Want a Ken Giles Level Return for Andrew Miller? Would Want Kyle Schwarber?

That level of ask is certainly understandable, though probably not achievable.

Market Shake-Up: The Top Player from Cuba, Yulieski Gurriel, is Now a Free Agent

Market Shake-Up: The Top Player from Cuba, Yulieski Gurriel, is Now a Free Agent

This will definitely be something to follow. Gurriel is a stud.


A Home Run Derby for Pitchers? Including Jake Arrieta? It’s Possible

A Home Run Derby for Pitchers? Including Jake Arrieta? It’s Possible

It might not be as crazy as it sounds.

2016 MLB Draft Day One: Discussion and Open Thread

2016 MLB Draft Day One: Discussion and Open Thread

It’s weird that the Cubs won’t be picking at all tonight. But it’s the draft!