MLB News and Rumors


Gerrit Cole and the Pirates Are Feuding Over Salary and Other Bullets

Gerrit Cole and the Pirates Are Feuding Over Salary and Other Bullets

A bit of ugly news out of Pirates camp here on Leap Day.

by February 29, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Texas Rangers Reportedly Signing Ian Desmond to One-Year Deal (UPDATE: $8 Million. Ouch.)

Texas Rangers Reportedly Signing Ian Desmond to One-Year Deal (UPDATE: $8 Million. Ouch.)

Desmond was the last remaining qualified free agent out there, and it was a rough offseason for him.

by February 28, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

MLB Rules Changes: Pace of Play Update, and Say Goodbye to Nasty Takeout Slides

MLB Rules Changes: Pace of Play Update, and Say Goodbye to Nasty Takeout Slides

Mound visits have a time limit now, and runners can no longer target defenders on slides.

by February 26, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
A Moment to Take In Non-Fowler-Related Bullets and Other Bullets

A Moment to Take In Non-Fowler-Related Bullets and Other Bullets

Still lots to get into on the Fowler stuff, but let’s press the pause button there for a moment.

by February 26, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Gallardo, Jackson, Lazarito, Bruce, Desmond, Bautista, More

Lukewarm Stove: Gallardo, Jackson, Lazarito, Bruce, Desmond, Bautista, More

Restructured contracts, failed three-way trades, remaining free agents, contract extensions and more from the rumor mill.

MLBits: Gallardo Snag, Bruce, McCutchen, Lee, Diamondbacks Spending, More

MLBits: Gallardo Snag, Bruce, McCutchen, Lee, Diamondbacks Spending, More

Orioles find issues with Yovani Gallardo’s medicals, Andrew McCutchen wants to stay in Pittsburgh, Cliff Lee is retiring and much more.

by February 24, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

REPORT: Dexter Fowler Reaches 3-Year Agreement with Orioles (Updates)

REPORT: Dexter Fowler Reaches 3-Year Agreement with Orioles (Updates)

Dexter Fowler has reportedly reached a three year agreement with the Baltimore Orioles.

REPORT: Lazarito’s Agent Ends Representation Over Death Threat

REPORT: Lazarito’s Agent Ends Representation Over Death Threat

What a bizarre, complicated, and scary situation.

Mariners Sign Cuban Outfielder Guillermo Heredia, Whom Cubs Had Worked Out

Mariners Sign Cuban Outfielder Guillermo Heredia, Whom Cubs Had Worked Out

His right-handed bat and excellent center field defense could have been used by the Cubs, but that’s not the way it went.


Reds, Blue Jays, Angels Reportedly Working on Three-Team Trade Involving Jay Bruce (UPDATE)

Reds, Blue Jays, Angels Reportedly Working on Three-Team Trade Involving Jay Bruce (UPDATE)

The Reds could get a touch worse for 2016 in the process.

by February 22, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
MLBits: Chapman, Expansion, Rollins Signs, Sandoval Photo, Pitcher Headgear, More

MLBits: Chapman, Expansion, Rollins Signs, Sandoval Photo, Pitcher Headgear, More

Chapman may be banned from Spring Training, now isn’t the time for MLB expansion, Jimmy Rollins signs, and much more.

by February 22, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Gerrit Cole Dealing with Rib Inflammation Early in Spring Camp

Gerrit Cole Dealing with Rib Inflammation Early in Spring Camp

Already facing several tough questions for 2016, the Pittsburgh Pirates must now wonder if ace Gerrit Cole will be ready by Opening Day.

Cubs Reportedly Still a Possible Spot for Austin Jackson

Cubs Reportedly Still a Possible Spot for Austin Jackson

Jackson would be a dream addition for the Cubs, in terms of quality depth, but it still feels like a poor fit from Jackson’s perspective.