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Lukewarm Stove: Rasmus, Aoki, Revere, Red Sox, Castillo, Hamels, More

Lukewarm Stove: Rasmus, Aoki, Revere, Red Sox, Castillo, Hamels, More

Much more on the Cubs’ outfield situation, including possible fits.

Lukewarm Stove: Cardinals, Lynn, Fowler, Rasmus, Hamels, Scherzer

Lukewarm Stove: Cardinals, Lynn, Fowler, Rasmus, Hamels, Scherzer

The Cardinals have extended Lance Lynn (kind of), and the Astros have had discussions about trading Dexter Fowler.

The Pitch Clock May Become a Reality … in AA and AAA

The Pitch Clock May Become a Reality … in AA and AAA

Other pace of play changes could be in effect at the big league level for 2015.

by January 15, 2015 MLB News and Rumors
Miguel Montero Talks About Edwin Jackson and Other Bullets

Miguel Montero Talks About Edwin Jackson and Other Bullets

The Cubs’ new catcher reunites with the well-traveled righty, and might be able to get something out of him.

by January 15, 2015 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
A’s Don’t Stop Dealing: Send Yunel Escobar to Nationals for Tyler Clippard

A’s Don’t Stop Dealing: Send Yunel Escobar to Nationals for Tyler Clippard

A deal that could push a couple other moves around the league.

by January 15, 2015 MLB News and Rumors
Braves Sending Evan Gattis to Astros, Now I Wonder About Dexter Fowler

Braves Sending Evan Gattis to Astros, Now I Wonder About Dexter Fowler

Does adding Gattis spur the Astros to trade a catcher? (Impact Castillo market?) Or do they move an outfielder? (Say, Dexter Fowler?)

You Can Count on the Dodgers to Be Big Bidders on Yoan Moncada, Too

You Can Count on the Dodgers to Be Big Bidders on Yoan Moncada, Too

The Cubs’ chances for a meaningful shot at the Cuban prospect just took another hit.

Lukewarm Stove: Castillo, Diamondbacks, Shields, Hamels, More

Lukewarm Stove: Castillo, Diamondbacks, Shields, Hamels, More

The Diamondbacks are all over the rumor mill right now, with their immediate future connected to many teams, including the Cubs.

Lukewarm Stove: Scherzer, Shields, Diamondbacks, Olivera, More

Lukewarm Stove: Scherzer, Shields, Diamondbacks, Olivera, More

Are the Tigers going to finally make a strong push to retain Max Scherzer? And what’s happening with James Shields?

D-Backs Not Digging Price on Catchers, Which May or May Not Mean Welington Castillo

D-Backs Not Digging Price on Catchers, Which May or May Not Mean Welington Castillo

The teams have been connected before. For now, the Diamondbacks aren’t interested in trading for a catcher at the prices they’ve heard.

Rays Trade Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar to the A’s (UPDATE)

Rays Trade Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar to the A’s (UPDATE)

Well, crud. Sounds like the A’s got the duo for a reasonable price.

Yoan Moncada Still Waiting on Clearance, But Yankees and Red Sox Reportedly Lead

Yoan Moncada Still Waiting on Clearance, But Yankees and Red Sox Reportedly Lead

It’s still a long shot that the Cubs will ever be in a position to make an offer with a realistic shot of being accepted.

The Cardinals May Be Considering Picking Up Max Scherzer, David Price, or Cole Hamels

The Cardinals May Be Considering Picking Up Max Scherzer, David Price, or Cole Hamels

Adding a big-time arm to a rotation with some quality (and questions) would make the Cardinals all the more frustratingly good.

Yankees Reportedly Will Sign Stephen Drew

Yankees Reportedly Will Sign Stephen Drew

The Cubs were briefly connected to the in-need-of-a-bounce-back infielder, but he’s getting $5 million from a better fit.

Lukewarm Stove: Zobrist, Gorzelanny, Span, Crisp, Rasmus, Drew, More

Lukewarm Stove: Zobrist, Gorzelanny, Span, Crisp, Rasmus, Drew, More

The rumor mill doesn’t stop for Hall of Fame debates. It doesn’t even slow down.

2015 Hall of Fame Class: Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz, and Craig Biggio

2015 Hall of Fame Class: Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz, and Craig Biggio

Those were the four that were expected, but the voting results are always interesting to peruse.

by January 6, 2015 MLB News and Rumors

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