As soon as Hanigan went down, speculative rumbles popped up. I’m not sure how much is there just yet, but it’s something to follow.
MLB News and Rumors
The righty had been a big part of the Cardinals’ early success, posting a 0.87 ERA over 10.1 – typically high-leverage – innings.
Roenicke had been in charge since 2011. Craig Counsell is apparently the favorite to take over.
He’ll be out well into 2016, which is a tough blow for the Reds.
Rather than a full year, drafted players may now be traded after that year’s World Series concludes.
Although it seems a little silly to say in April, there are quite a few deserving Cubs already.
If you saw the very, very scary play last night involving Diamondbacks youngster Archie Bradley, you’ll be glad to know he’s doing well.
Ruben Amaro will find plenty of suitors when it’s time to move his lefty asset. I still doubt it’s to the Cubs.
The Reds’ righty is the latest pitcher to go down with an injury – in his case, a sprained elbow ligament.
Injuries around the league are mounting, and that’s likely to spur some chatter.
The recovery could take 9 to 12 months for the Cardinals ace.
Adam Wainwright might miss the rest of the season with an Achilles injury. It’s a game-changer for the Cards and the NL.
The Cubs could be in on a top international youngster, and some early talk about the bullpen.
The Royals have got themselves a reputation at this point. Jeff Samardzija got in the middle of this one.
The Brewers are already 2-13, and there’s bad news beyond that. Also much more of the latest from around the game.
Angered by too much information getting out there about his players’ availability, Price loses it.
The Indians have lost catcher Yan Gomes for a month or two … are they going to make a move?
The Reds are already calling out Jason Heyward, claiming a dirty slide. Also: much more on yesterday’s win, and a smoothie update, since folks have asked.