A bit of ugly news out of Pirates camp here on Leap Day.
MLB News and Rumors
Desmond was the last remaining qualified free agent out there, and it was a rough offseason for him.
Mound visits have a time limit now, and runners can no longer target defenders on slides.
Still lots to get into on the Fowler stuff, but let’s press the pause button there for a moment.
Restructured contracts, failed three-way trades, remaining free agents, contract extensions and more from the rumor mill.
Orioles find issues with Yovani Gallardo’s medicals, Andrew McCutchen wants to stay in Pittsburgh, Cliff Lee is retiring and much more.
Dexter Fowler has reportedly reached a three year agreement with the Baltimore Orioles.
What a bizarre, complicated, and scary situation.
His right-handed bat and excellent center field defense could have been used by the Cubs, but that’s not the way it went.
The Reds could get a touch worse for 2016 in the process.
Chapman may be banned from Spring Training, now isn’t the time for MLB expansion, Jimmy Rollins signs, and much more.
Already facing several tough questions for 2016, the Pittsburgh Pirates must now wonder if ace Gerrit Cole will be ready by Opening Day.
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.