MLB News and Rumors


White Sox Scratch Chris Sale Amid Trade Chatter … Except Not For Trade or Injury? (UPDATES)

White Sox Scratch Chris Sale Amid Trade Chatter … Except Not For Trade or Injury? (UPDATES)

There’s something really weird going on.

by July 23, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Sale, Reddick, Smith, Royals Maybe Selling, Chapman, More

Lukewarm Stove: Sale, Reddick, Smith, Royals Maybe Selling, Chapman, More

If the Royals do sell, Wade Davis certainly would be interesting. Also, another report connects the Cubs to Josh Reddick.


Lukewarm Stove: Reddick, Rays Starters, Buchholz, Schwarber Valuation, More

Lukewarm Stove: Reddick, Rays Starters, Buchholz, Schwarber Valuation, More

What with spurious Kyle Schwarber “rumors” flying, it’s worth commenting on his “value.”

Limiting Pitching Changes to Improve MLB Pace of Play? And Other Bullets

Limiting Pitching Changes to Improve MLB Pace of Play? And Other Bullets

Not the way I would do things. Also: a winnable stretch of games, a dominant pitch for a dominant reliever, and much more.

Lukewarm Stove: Archer Available? Lucroy Going? White Sox Selling? Cubs Want Starters?

Lukewarm Stove: Archer Available? Lucroy Going? White Sox Selling? Cubs Want Starters?

Plenty to get into from around the rumor mill this evening …

Official: Cubs Trade Vogelbach and Blackburn to Mariners for Montgomery and Pries

Official: Cubs Trade Vogelbach and Blackburn to Mariners for Montgomery and Pries

The Cubs have reportedly struck a deal for a left-handed reliever.

Cubs Reportedly Tried to Get Involved in Three-Team Drew Pomeranz Trade – With a Twist

Cubs Reportedly Tried to Get Involved in Three-Team Drew Pomeranz Trade – With a Twist

Would the Cubs really acquire the best starter on the trade market just to spin him to another team? We may never know.


MLB Will Now Investigate and Presumably Punish Cardinals for Hack

MLB Will Now Investigate and Presumably Punish Cardinals for Hack

Now that the federal process is over, the ball is in MLB’s court.

by July 19, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: NYY Still Want Schwarber, CLE Wants Reliever, Puig Availability, More

Lukewarm Stove: NYY Still Want Schwarber, CLE Wants Reliever, Puig Availability, More

The Cubs will have a lot of competition for very limited resources in this market.

Former Cardinals Scouting Director is Sentenced for Astros Hack

Former Cardinals Scouting Director is Sentenced for Astros Hack

Chris Correa gets 46 months for illegal incursions into the Astros’ systems.

by July 18, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Sounds Like Yulieski Gurriel is Signing with the Astros

Sounds Like Yulieski Gurriel is Signing with the Astros

The Cubs weren’t involved, though the market implications will be interesting.

by July 15, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

REPORT: Red Sox Agree to Acquire Drew Pomeranz in Exchange for Anderson Espinoza (UPDATE)

REPORT: Red Sox Agree to Acquire Drew Pomeranz in Exchange for Anderson Espinoza (UPDATE)

One theoretical trade target is now off the board.

MLBits: All-Star Ratings Down, Evolution of Data, D-Train, Top Moments, More

MLBits: All-Star Ratings Down, Evolution of Data, D-Train, Top Moments, More

What was your most memorable moment from the first of the season?

by July 14, 2016 MLB News and Rumors