Smith’s lefty bat would fit very nicely into the Mariners’ outfield. Well, he’d fit into many outfields …
MLB News and Rumors
The Scherzer market is likely to heat up soon. You may even see the Cubs mentioned, as they already have been. But I don’t see it.
Does this mean a Ben Zobrist trade is on the way? Or a Yunel Escobar deal? Are the Rays rebuilding or retooling?
Unsexy and unlikely names, and the outfield trade activity that could be on the way.
It’s fun to discuss Zobrist because of his unique value. But if he’s traded, it seems like there will be stronger suitors than the Cubs.
Not that you should hope on Hendricks to be the next Webb, but the latter’s story makes for an interesting reminder.
Some rumor-y bits to float you through the very lukewarm holiday period.
What exactly did the Pirates – who don’t really need an infielder – get for themselves? Should we be bummed or nervous?
There is your surprise mystery team.
A number of important international free agency bits to discuss with respect to the Cubs.
Saturday and Sunday weren’t nearly as crazy as Friday was. Did you miss any of it?
Is that how the Padres are going to clear up their seeming outfield logjam?
Last week was crazy busy, but the week ahead may be holiday chill.
It’s probably not the Cubs, though they haven’t been ruled out just yet.
The implication there being that the Giants will not come desperately begging for Luis Valbuena.