MLB News and Rumors

MLB Officially Adopts No Collisions Rule for Home Plate

MLB Officially Adopts No Collisions Rule for Home Plate

Don’t jack the catcher unless you have to, and don’t block the plate without the ball. That’s the gist.

Three Compensation Free Agents Remain Unsigned, Dramatic Steps to Follow?

Three Compensation Free Agents Remain Unsigned, Dramatic Steps to Follow?

Might they sit out until June? Might the system change soon? How would the Cubs’ plans be impacted?

Just For the Lulz: Scott Boras on Blue Jays Ownership

Just For the Lulz: Scott Boras on Blue Jays Ownership

The Blue Jays didn’t spend much this offseason … think Boras approves?

The Year of the Extension Continues: Yankees and Brett Gardner Re-Up

The Year of the Extension Continues: Yankees and Brett Gardner Re-Up

I’m not sure Gardner would have been a likely Cubs target anyway.

Lukewarm Stove: Rangers, Dempster, Diaz, Simmons, More

Lukewarm Stove: Rangers, Dempster, Diaz, Simmons, More

The Rangers may soon need another pitcher, and the Braves will probably never have another free agent.

Cuban Infielder Aledmys Diaz Could Sign Soon, Will Reportedly Receive Offer from Cardinals

Cuban Infielder Aledmys Diaz Could Sign Soon, Will Reportedly Receive Offer from Cardinals

The Cubs were connected to Diaz last year, but we haven’t heard much lately. He could get $20 to $30 million.

Reds Set to Extend Homer Bailey – Six Years, $105 Million

Reds Set to Extend Homer Bailey – Six Years, $105 Million

What do the numbers look like if Jeff Samardzija were to get a similar deal?

Well at Least Justin Masterson and the Indians Aren’t Close to an Extension Just Yet

Well at Least Justin Masterson and the Indians Aren’t Close to an Extension Just Yet

Hope remains that at least a few of the big name would-be free agent starters will actually make it to the market.