MLB News and Rumors


Sooo the Yankees and Dellin Betances Aren’t Exactly Best Buds Right Now

Sooo the Yankees and Dellin Betances Aren’t Exactly Best Buds Right Now

Betances lost his arbitration hearing today, and then the Yankees president decided to say some things.

by February 18, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Schwarber’s Catching Pose, Contreras and Lester, Harper’s Return, and Other Bullets

Schwarber’s Catching Pose, Contreras and Lester, Harper’s Return, and Other Bullets

It’s the first full-squad workout day for the Cubs in Arizona. Please don’t rain.

by February 18, 2017 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors

Commissioner Manfred Speaks: Rules Changes, Cardinals Hacking Punishment, More

Commissioner Manfred Speaks: Rules Changes, Cardinals Hacking Punishment, More

Manfred allays concerns that the terrible extra-innings-runner-starts-on-base rule will come to MLB soon, and defends his Cardinals hacking punishment.

by February 17, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Among MLB’s Most Fascinating Storylines: How Much More Do the Cubs Need to Become a “Dynasty”?

Among MLB’s Most Fascinating Storylines: How Much More Do the Cubs Need to Become a “Dynasty”?

Just what makes a “dynasty” anyway? Also, the most fascinating members of the Cubs’ organization, and throughout baseball.

MLBits: Alex Reyes Fallout, No Extensions for Mets Pitchers, Darvish on His Way to FA, More

MLBits: Alex Reyes Fallout, No Extensions for Mets Pitchers, Darvish on His Way to FA, More

Are the Cardinals going to act now out of desperation? Can the Rangers extend Darvish before he reaches free agency this offseason?

by February 16, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Potential Marlins Sale Takes Another Crazy Twist, as Jeffrey Loria Might Become Ambassador to France

Potential Marlins Sale Takes Another Crazy Twist, as Jeffrey Loria Might Become Ambassador to France

What was already a bit of an odd story gets more odd.

by February 16, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Oof for the Cardinals: Alex Reyes to Have Tommy John Surgery

Oof for the Cardinals: Alex Reyes to Have Tommy John Surgery

Terrible news for the Reyes, the Cardinals, and baseball. As for the NL Central, this will move the needle.

by February 15, 2017 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors

Potentially Really Bad News for Cardinals on Top Young Pitcher Alex Reyes (UPDATE: Report Suggests Tommy John Needed)

Potentially Really Bad News for Cardinals on Top Young Pitcher Alex Reyes (UPDATE: Report Suggests Tommy John Needed)

Reyes, 22, reportedly complained of discomfort in his elbow.

by February 14, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
Mike Matheny Calls His Team’s Ugly PECOTA Projection “Unbelievable”

Mike Matheny Calls His Team’s Ugly PECOTA Projection “Unbelievable”

PECOTA pegs the Cardinals for just 76 wins this year. Mike Matheny has some thoughts on that.

by February 14, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
No Cubs Reunion for Travis Wood: He’s Off to Join the Royals (UPDATE)

No Cubs Reunion for Travis Wood: He’s Off to Join the Royals (UPDATE)

Royals 2017 motto: get a bunch of Cubs.

by February 13, 2017 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Comeback Players, Rays Sign Eovaldi, Marlins Sale Rumors, Goldschmidt’s Availability, More

MLBits: Comeback Players, Rays Sign Eovaldi, Marlins Sale Rumors, Goldschmidt’s Availability, More

ESPN is expecting Jason Heyward to bounce back in 2017, and so are we. That, and much more from around baseball.

by February 13, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
MLB Reportedly Seeking Time Limits for Instant Replay

MLB Reportedly Seeking Time Limits for Instant Replay

Hey, it’s a pace-of-play change we can all agree on!

by February 13, 2017 MLB News and Rumors

Pirates Reportedly Still Open to Trading Andrew McCutchen

Pirates Reportedly Still Open to Trading Andrew McCutchen

Might the Cubs’ biggest competition in the NL Central move their former star player?

by February 13, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
At Long Last, Reds Are Going to Trade Brandon Phillips – Headed to Braves (UPDATE)

At Long Last, Reds Are Going to Trade Brandon Phillips – Headed to Braves (UPDATE)

After refusing a trade for a long time, Phillips finally moves out.

by February 12, 2017 MLB News and Rumors
BA Unveils Its 2017 Top Prospects List, Cubs Land Four

BA Unveils Its 2017 Top Prospects List, Cubs Land Four

Jimenez, Happ, Almora, and Cease get the call, with a bunch of familiar Cubs-ish-connected names at the top of the list.