MLB News and Rumors


Beginning in 2018 We May See More Day Games Around Baseball

Beginning in 2018 We May See More Day Games Around Baseball

Which could be good for the Cubs!

Lukewarm Stove: Relievers Available, Nova Getting Close, Red Sox Fielding Calls on Starters, More

Lukewarm Stove: Relievers Available, Nova Getting Close, Red Sox Fielding Calls on Starters, More

It’s quiet around baseball. Almost *too* quiet. No, actually, it’s just quiet because it’s that part of the offseason.


Phillies Sign Odubel Herrera to Five-Year Extension

Phillies Sign Odubel Herrera to Five-Year Extension

Extensions for young stars around baseball could have broad, long-term implications for the Cubs.

Lukewarm Stove: One Holland Signs, Payroll Thresholds, Soler, Encarnacion, Ross, More

Lukewarm Stove: One Holland Signs, Payroll Thresholds, Soler, Encarnacion, Ross, More

Light movement around the league, and the rumor mill bubbles ever so lukewarmly.

The Cubs Have Two High Picks But the Cardinals Get Another Gift and Other Bullets

The Cubs Have Two High Picks But the Cardinals Get Another Gift and Other Bullets

The Cubs will have two high picks next year, which is nice, but the Cardinals are still getting their freebie.

by December 14, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Dodgers Reportedly Close to Re-Signing Both Kenley Jansen and Justin Turner (UPDATES: Both Likely Done)

Dodgers Reportedly Close to Re-Signing Both Kenley Jansen and Justin Turner (UPDATES: Both Likely Done)

The Dodgers are trying to keep the band together.

by December 12, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Cubs’ Starter Needs, Rays Arms, McCutchen, Nova, Turner, More

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs’ Starter Needs, Rays Arms, McCutchen, Nova, Turner, More

The Winter Meetings are long over, but there are still a number of moves to be made around baseball. And the Cubs still need arms.


Addison Russell’s Contact Quality, Mark Grace’s Era, and Other Bullets

Addison Russell’s Contact Quality, Mark Grace’s Era, and Other Bullets

Russell was probably better than his numbers showed. Also, how would we think of Grace in this era?

The Nationals Move Espinosa, the Cubs’ Center Field Question, and Other Bullets

The Nationals Move Espinosa, the Cubs’ Center Field Question, and Other Bullets

What are the Cubs going to get out of center field this year?

Fowler’s Defense with the Cardinals, the Cubs’ Pitching Depth, and Other Bullets

Fowler’s Defense with the Cardinals, the Cubs’ Pitching Depth, and Other Bullets

Just how valuable Fowler is to the Cardinals will probably depend on his defense more than his bat.

OK, So Maybe Shohei Otani Isn’t Coming to MLB After Next Season Despite CBA?

OK, So Maybe Shohei Otani Isn’t Coming to MLB After Next Season Despite CBA?

There’s still a chance that the Cubs could be on even footing with other teams!


Dexter Fowler is a Well-Paid Cardinal Now and Other Bittersweet Bullets

Dexter Fowler is a Well-Paid Cardinal Now and Other Bittersweet Bullets

Fowler’s contract is huge, and he’s looking forward to fitting in with the St. Louis culture. That, and much more from his introductory press conference.

Cardinals to Sign Dexter Fowler, Press Conference Later This Morning

Cardinals to Sign Dexter Fowler, Press Conference Later This Morning

Best of luck to Fowler. Well, I mean, kind of.

by December 9, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Reports: Dexter Fowler Going to St. Louis for a Physical, Signing Could Happen (UPDATES: He Has a Deal)

Reports: Dexter Fowler Going to St. Louis for a Physical, Signing Could Happen (UPDATES: He Has a Deal)

It’s looking like Fowler will be a St. Louis Cardinal next season.

Final Winter Meetings Update: McCutchen Staying? Fowler Choosing? Jansen Soon?

Final Winter Meetings Update: McCutchen Staying? Fowler Choosing? Jansen Soon?

The Winter Meetings have come to a close, so let’s take a look at the last of the rumors trickling out for now.