MLB News and Rumors


Pirates to Call Up Big-Time Pitching Prospect Jameson Taillon

Pirates to Call Up Big-Time Pitching Prospect Jameson Taillon

The big righty had a long road back from multiple surgeries, but has been dominating at AAA.

by June 7, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Bullpen Options, Thin Outfield Crop, Lazarito, Crawford DFA, More

Lukewarm Stove: Bullpen Options, Thin Outfield Crop, Lazarito, Crawford DFA, More

How will the trade market shape up this summer? The prime supply looks to be pairing nicely with the Cubs’ potential needs.

by June 6, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

Padres Trade James Shields to the White Sox

Padres Trade James Shields to the White Sox

It looks like a comfortable deal for the White Sox, and it’s a reminder of what came before.

MLBits: Padres Owner Rips His Team, Bonds Rips Himself, Pence Rips His Hamstring, More

MLBits: Padres Owner Rips His Team, Bonds Rips Himself, Pence Rips His Hamstring, More

Some really bizarre comments from the Padres’ owner about his team’s performance.

by June 2, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Byrd Popped for PEDs, Reyes Returning, Carrasco Healing, Edwin Jackson DFA, More

MLBits: Byrd Popped for PEDs, Reyes Returning, Carrasco Healing, Edwin Jackson DFA, More

That’s the second time Byrd has been busted for PEDs, which means he earned a massive suspension.

by June 1, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Eovaldi, Shields, Ross, Hill, Moore, Early-Season Trades, More

Lukewarm Stove: Eovaldi, Shields, Ross, Hill, Moore, Early-Season Trades, More

The latest from the rumor mill, including a young power arm being attached to the Cubs.

Sounds Like the Cardinals Hacking Punishment Will Not Involve This Year’s Draft

Sounds Like the Cardinals Hacking Punishment Will Not Involve This Year’s Draft

Former Scouting Director Chris Correa’s sentencing keeps getting pushed, delaying things.

by May 31, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

White Sox, Padres Talking James Shields Trade – And If the Padres Start Selling …

White Sox, Padres Talking James Shields Trade – And If the Padres Start Selling …

If the Padres start to sell off, is there another arm or two that might intrigue the Cubs?

MLBits: Shelby Miller Disaster, Wainwright Strike Zone, Samardzija, Urias Called Up, More

MLBits: Shelby Miller Disaster, Wainwright Strike Zone, Samardzija, Urias Called Up, More

Shelby Miller has struggled so badly this year that a demotion is possible. Top prospect Julio Urias is coming up, and much more.

by May 26, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Matusz Trade, Injuries All Over, Including Duda, Gordon, and Kiermaier, More

MLBits: Matusz Trade, Injuries All Over, Including Duda, Gordon, and Kiermaier, More

A huge number of notable players are suddenly injured. Which happens.

by May 24, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Harvey Struggles, Padres Flap, Pirates Prospects, Ortiz Dominance, More

MLBits: Harvey Struggles, Padres Flap, Pirates Prospects, Ortiz Dominance, More

What is going on with Matt Harvey? Also, Yu Darvish is coming back soon!

by May 23, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

Report: Strike Zone Changes Could Be Coming and Could Affect Cubs

Report: Strike Zone Changes Could Be Coming and Could Affect Cubs

Cubs pitchers and hitters might need to learn a new strike zone in 2017 if new rules are passed.

Another Plausible A’s Trade Candidate Hits the DL: Sonny Gray

Another Plausible A’s Trade Candidate Hits the DL: Sonny Gray

A strained right trapezius is the diagnosis for Gray, who has really struggled this year.