MLB News and Rumors

Miami Marlins Reportedly Will Sign Free Agent Wei-Yin Chen for 5 Years and $80 Million

Miami Marlins Reportedly Will Sign Free Agent Wei-Yin Chen for 5 Years and $80 Million

The Marlins are trying, which is not necessarily a bad thing.

by January 12, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Dodgers Reportedly Closing in on Cuban Righty Yaisel Sierra

Dodgers Reportedly Closing in on Cuban Righty Yaisel Sierra

It’s a healthy sum for an interesting arm, and of course it’s the Dodgers.

by January 12, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Cubs and Rays, Upton, Fowler, Rodney, Chen, Lazarito, More

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs and Rays, Upton, Fowler, Rodney, Chen, Lazarito, More

The Rays president has confirmed talks between the Cubs and Rays, and he says the teams line up well for a trade.

Report: Cuban Prospect Lazarito Cleared to Sign by MLB

Report: Cuban Prospect Lazarito Cleared to Sign by MLB

Whether the Cubs go after him or not, this is very good news.

What Kind of Punishment Should the Cardinals Receive, Anyway? And Other Bullets

What Kind of Punishment Should the Cardinals Receive, Anyway? And Other Bullets

It’s easy to get all riled up about what occurred, but what’s a fair – strong enough – punishment? Also, bits on Bard, McNutt, Caravan, more.

Weekend Catch-Up: Cubs Hit It Hard, Trade, Suspension, Cardinals Hacking, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Cubs Hit It Hard, Trade, Suspension, Cardinals Hacking, More

A decidedly Cardinals-heavy weekend, though not in bad ways. Prospect stuff, Sosa stuff, transaction stuff, more.

by January 11, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Cardinals Reportedly Closing in on Deal for Top Korean Closer

Cardinals Reportedly Closing in on Deal for Top Korean Closer

His nickname is “The Final Boss.”

by January 10, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
The Cardinals-Cubs Rivalry and Frustration in the Playoffs and Other Bullets

The Cardinals-Cubs Rivalry and Frustration in the Playoffs and Other Bullets

Keeping their cool was nice to see when you think back about how it could have been. Also: Edwin Jackson gets his deal.

by January 10, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Cardinals Hack Was Worse Than We Thought, Punishment Should Be Forthcoming

Cardinals Hack Was Worse Than We Thought, Punishment Should Be Forthcoming

Multiple incursions on key dates make it look like this was something more than just one guy checking for stolen info.

Nationals and Blue Jays Reportedly Swapping Drew Storen and Ben Revere

Nationals and Blue Jays Reportedly Swapping Drew Storen and Ben Revere

An interesting, unexciting, that-makes-sense one-for-one swap.

by January 8, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Report: Former Cardinals Executive to Plead Guilty in Connection with Hacking Scandal

Report: Former Cardinals Executive to Plead Guilty in Connection with Hacking Scandal

Chris Correa was fired last year by the Cardinals over the scandal, and things are getting worse.

by January 8, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Incredible: Brayan Pena on Defecting from, and Returning to, Cuba

Incredible: Brayan Pena on Defecting from, and Returning to, Cuba

It’s too easy for us to forget what some players go through.

by January 8, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Fowler, Rodney, Ozuna, Maeda, Upton, Span, Lazarito, More

Lukewarm Stove: Fowler, Rodney, Ozuna, Maeda, Upton, Span, Lazarito, More

A remaining bullpen option for the Cubs? Nothing close for Fowler? The rest of the outfield market? Much more.