One of the top 35 third basemen in the National League will make for a very interesting topic of discussion over the next year. Also: those pitchers need to sign!
Category: MLB News and Rumors
Such a fun player, and it would be awesome to get to see him finally return to the Mariners.
The Cardinals just got some welcomed cost control.
Is there a chance Arrieta waits until after draft pick compensation goes off the table? And what’s the impact to the Cubs there?
MLBits: X-Rays Show the Balls Are Juiced, Samardzija’s Football Decision, Darvish and Harper Slow, More
How can you deny the baseball’s are different at this point? Also, two of baseball’s slowest players are apparently Yu Darvish and Bryce Harper.
Who’s gonna step up and finally go all in on Jake Arrieta?
MLBits: Gurriel’s Surgery and Suspension, Harper’s Toenail, Breakout Pitchers, Kershaw’s Contract, More
So much to get into from around baseball, and some bonus thoughts on Ian Happ at the top just for good measure.
Eight of the top 25 free agents are still out there … just waiting to dramatically shift the competitive landscape. And it’s the end of February.
The Freak joins Bartolo in Texas, the Pirates aren’t having any of it from the MLBPA, Russell Wilson socking dingers, and more.
A fight has been brewing for a long time, and the first official one is here.
Who’s ready for 32 teams … in like ten years?
The Mariners starter looked to be in serious pain.
Get ready for a wave of these types of deals. Also: the pitching side of baseball has changed so much in recent years, ARod back to Yanks, much more.
Plus Joey Votto goes into a detail on hitting, how batters are handling high pitches, how George Clooney tried out for the Reds, and more.
The latest from the rumor mill is actually just all about Jake Arrieta right now – at least in terms of what’s most notable to Cubs fans.
The Pirates seem to be the beneficiary of the Rays’ deep desire to JUST DO SOMETHING.
MLBits: Top Pitching Prospect Suspended, Rays 4-Man Rotation, Exonerated Man Gets Sox Job Back, More
The top pitching prospect in the game, Forrest Whitley, is gonna miss a lot of time. The White Sox did something good.
Lukewarm Stove: PHI Wants to Sign Arrieta (If), TB Selloff Finally Over?, BOS OF, Flurry of Signings, More
The Phillies still make plenty of sense for Arrieta, but the way they want to limit their offer is pretty strict.
The man in charge of MLB says that pace-of-play is a fan-driven issue. Also … All-Star Game for Wrigley Field in two years? Maybe!
The school is Anthony Rizzo’s alma mater.
Souza was quietly excellent last year, and now he’s a Diamondback.
MLB will be in visible support on Friday. Also: Joey Votto tells it like it is and doesn’t come off like a jerk.
Will Arrieta be the next big name off the board?
The hot stove rolls on, with more moves around baseball. Let’s also take a tour around the NL Central, among other things.
And they’ll spend a heck of a lot less, too.