MLB News and Rumors


Dodgers Trade Pitching Prospect Jose De Leon to Rays for Second Baseman Logan Forsythe

Dodgers Trade Pitching Prospect Jose De Leon to Rays for Second Baseman Logan Forsythe

The Dodgers finally get their improvement at second base.

by January 23, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Commissioner Manfred Still Favors a Pitch Clock and Other Bullets

Commissioner Manfred Still Favors a Pitch Clock and Other Bullets

Pace of play and overall length of game could be improved dramatically, without too much change to the game, itself.

by January 22, 2017 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors

25-Year-Old Royals Pitcher Yordano Ventura Has Died

25-Year-Old Royals Pitcher Yordano Ventura Has Died

Terrible news this morning.

by January 22, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Be Advised: Most of the Rest of the NL Central is Strong on the Prospect Front

Be Advised: Most of the Rest of the NL Central is Strong on the Prospect Front

There are some up-and-coming teams on the way in the NL Central, and the path to a long competitive window for the Cubs could become cluttered.

by January 21, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Ross Limited, Dodgers Options, Valbuena Signing, More

Lukewarm Stove: Ross Limited, Dodgers Options, Valbuena Signing, More

The latest from around the league, including Tyson Ross’s potentially slow return, Luis Valbuena to the Angels, and more.

by January 20, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Mark Trumbo Set to Re-Sign with Orioles, Cruelly Robbing Cubs of Another Spot in the Draft

Mark Trumbo Set to Re-Sign with Orioles, Cruelly Robbing Cubs of Another Spot in the Draft

How *DARE* you, Mark Trumbo?

by January 19, 2017 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Cardinals Hacking Punishment Expected Before Spring Training

Cardinals Hacking Punishment Expected Before Spring Training

Maybe even as soon as the next couple weeks.

by January 19, 2017 MLB News and Rumors

NBC, CSN, and MLB Reach Deal to Permit In-Market Streaming (Includes Cubs)

NBC, CSN, and MLB Reach Deal to Permit In-Market Streaming (Includes Cubs)

If you’ve got CSN Chicago, you will finally be able to stream games on your various devices.

by January 19, 2017 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Reds Reportedly to Trade Dan Straily to Marlins for Three Prospects

Reds Reportedly to Trade Dan Straily to Marlins for Three Prospects

Straily was a decent starter for the Reds in 2016, and they got him for free. So, that’s not too shabby.

by January 19, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Hall of Fame Results: Tim Raines, Jeff Bagwell, and Ivan Rodriguez Get the Call

Hall of Fame Results: Tim Raines, Jeff Bagwell, and Ivan Rodriguez Get the Call

Lee Smith and Sammy Sosa did not come close.

by January 18, 2017 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Cardinals Continue Caution, Baez and the Dodgers, Extreme Park Factors, More

MLBits: Cardinals Continue Caution, Baez and the Dodgers, Extreme Park Factors, More

Have the Cardinals been right not to go crazy this offseason? Would the Dodgers want Javy Baez (of course they would)? And much more.


After All That, Jose Bautista is Re-Signing with the Blue Jays (No Draft Pick Bump for Cubs)

After All That, Jose Bautista is Re-Signing with the Blue Jays (No Draft Pick Bump for Cubs)

I like to whine about draft pick spots.

Royals Sign Lefty Danny Duffy to Five-Year, $65M Extension, One Year Away from Free Agency

Royals Sign Lefty Danny Duffy to Five-Year, $65M Extension, One Year Away from Free Agency

A reasonable team extension for a nice starting pitcher a year away from free agency? Sound like something the Cubs should note?

REPORT: Commissioner’s Office Closing in on Cardinals Hacking Decision

REPORT: Commissioner’s Office Closing in on Cardinals Hacking Decision

We will not let this fall of peoples’ radars.

by January 16, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Bautista Close to Signing, Cubs Move on from Ross, Quintana, Price, More

Lukewarm Stove: Bautista Close to Signing, Cubs Move on from Ross, Quintana, Price, More

The latest from the rumor mill, including the end to a long free agent quest.

by January 16, 2017 MLB News and Rumors