MLB News and Rumors


Well Now Things Are Heating Up: Pirates Expected to Trade Andrew McCutchen?

Well Now Things Are Heating Up: Pirates Expected to Trade Andrew McCutchen?

It was a bad year for McCutchen in 2016, but he’d still shake up the market.

by November 30, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Fowler, Astros Aggressiveness, Cubs Bullpen, Jansen, Cahill, More

Lukewarm Stove: Fowler, Astros Aggressiveness, Cubs Bullpen, Jansen, Cahill, More

Although we’re waiting on CBA news, the rumors aren’t slowing down. Bits on the Cubs’ bullpen in here, among many other things.


Obsessive CBA Watch: Today is the Day, One Way or Another

Obsessive CBA Watch: Today is the Day, One Way or Another

“Optimism” remains the word of the day, but, well, today is the last day before the CBA expires. So.

by November 30, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Obsessive CBA Watch: Luxury Tax Changes? Optimism for a Deal?

Obsessive CBA Watch: Luxury Tax Changes? Optimism for a Deal?

Things are tentatively looking more positive on a deal getting done.

by November 29, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Report: White Sox Have Told the Cubs They Won’t Trade With Them

Report: White Sox Have Told the Cubs They Won’t Trade With Them

Flat out won’t do it. No Chris Sale for the Cubs.

Yoenis Cespedes Reportedly Re-Upping with the Mets for Four Years, $110 Million

Yoenis Cespedes Reportedly Re-Upping with the Mets for Four Years, $110 Million

It’s a bigger deal that Cespedes got last year from the Mets. Does this mean CBA ice-thawing is happening?

Brewers Sign KBO Star Eric Thames to Three Year Deal (Plus Option)

Brewers Sign KBO Star Eric Thames to Three Year Deal (Plus Option)

Thames has been raking in the KBO for years.

by November 29, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

Moves Happening: Mariners-Braves Prospect Trade, Volquez Signed, Carter Non-Tender

Moves Happening: Mariners-Braves Prospect Trade, Volquez Signed, Carter Non-Tender

What a crazy night! OK, not crazy. But at least some things are going down.

by November 28, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Obsessive CBA Watch: Winter Meetings in Peril? (UPDATE: International Draft Off the Table?)

Obsessive CBA Watch: Winter Meetings in Peril? (UPDATE: International Draft Off the Table?)

If no deal is done by next week, the teams will reportedly not participate in the Winter Meetings.

by November 28, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Sale’s Fall, DBacks Pitcher Availability, Cubs-Rays Speculation, More

Lukewarm Stove: Sale’s Fall, DBacks Pitcher Availability, Cubs-Rays Speculation, More

There’s a blockbuster Cubs-Rays imagined trade out there, but it’s probably way too good to be true.

Obsessive New CBA Watch: Just Three Days to Go, New Proposals Coming? (UPDATE)

Obsessive New CBA Watch: Just Three Days to Go, New Proposals Coming? (UPDATE)

The landscape of the sport could change dramatically in the next few days … or we could be left waiting.

by November 28, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors

The State of CBA Negotiations: Issues Still on the Table, Clock is Ticking

The State of CBA Negotiations: Issues Still on the Table, Clock is Ticking

The current agreement expires in just four days.

by November 27, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
The Cardinals Will Probably Be Good Again Next Year and Other Bullets

The Cardinals Will Probably Be Good Again Next Year and Other Bullets

Don’t toll any bells just yet on the Cardinals, and it’s not even going to take a dramatic offseason to get them back to 90+ wins.