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Orioles Finally Sign Yovani Gallardo – Dexter Fowler Next?

Orioles Finally Sign Yovani Gallardo – Dexter Fowler Next?

Gallardo gets three years and $35 million. Will the Orioles now do the second thing we’ve been expecting? Implications for the Cubs there.

MLBits: Crazy New Baseball Rules, How Bad You Are, Yankees Charm, McCarthy Funny, More

MLBits: Crazy New Baseball Rules, How Bad You Are, Yankees Charm, McCarthy Funny, More

Starting with runners on base? Starting batters with different counts? Runners must try and steal? Yikes.

by February 19, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

Mets Manager Terry Collins is Not Into Statistics

Mets Manager Terry Collins is Not Into Statistics

Collins tells USA Today that he’s not really interested in using numbers to evaluate players. Maybe that’s fine. I’m glad the Cubs do, though.

by February 18, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Report: Dexter Fowler Could Get Two or Three Years, $12-$13M Annually from Orioles

Report: Dexter Fowler Could Get Two or Three Years, $12-$13M Annually from Orioles

The high end of that range wouldn’t be a terrible deal for Fowler. Hopefully it gets done soon.

Orioles Reportedly “Confident” That They’ll Sign Both Dexter Fowler and Yovani Gallardo

Orioles Reportedly “Confident” That They’ll Sign Both Dexter Fowler and Yovani Gallardo

Spring Training is basically here, and Fowler is still unsigned. That may not be the case for much longer.

International Notes and Rumors: Lazarito, Gurriel Brothers, Ohtani, Big Spenders, More

International Notes and Rumors: Lazarito, Gurriel Brothers, Ohtani, Big Spenders, More

Lazarito could be waiting, Shohei Ohtani is in Arizona, the Gurriel Brothers are somewhere secret, and much more.


Lukewarm Stove: Fowler, Gallardo, Cobb, Harper, Trout, More

Lukewarm Stove: Fowler, Gallardo, Cobb, Harper, Trout, More

Dexter Fowler holding things up, $500 million for Bryce Harper, a trade for Mike Trout and much more.

Brewers Keep Unloading: Trade Khris Davis to the A’s for Prospects

Brewers Keep Unloading: Trade Khris Davis to the A’s for Prospects

Everything must go!

by February 12, 2016 MLB News and Rumors
Mets Reliever Jenrry Mejia Test Positive a Third Time for PEDs, Permanently Banned

Mets Reliever Jenrry Mejia Test Positive a Third Time for PEDs, Permanently Banned

Twice? Maybe I could possibly understand failing tests twice. But a third time? Seriously?

by February 12, 2016 MLB News and Rumors

Sounds Like the Cubs Aren’t Most Likely for Lazarito, But Other Cuban Prospects in Play (UPDATE)

Sounds Like the Cubs Aren’t Most Likely for Lazarito, But Other Cuban Prospects in Play (UPDATE)

The price tag could simply grow too large on Lazarito. But there are other options out there.

Finally, a Team Picked Ahead of the Cubs and Other Bullets

Finally, a Team Picked Ahead of the Cubs and Other Bullets

Are the Giants a better bet to win 90 games than the Cubs? One bookmaker thinks so. And it’s kind of a relief.

by February 12, 2016 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Fowler, Gallardo, Orioles, Oh, IFA Spending, Gurriel, More

Lukewarm Stove: Fowler, Gallardo, Orioles, Oh, IFA Spending, Gurriel, More

Gallardo’s price tag could be quite large, and Fowler might be the next to drop thereafter.

Lazarito Decision Looms, Cubs Still Mentioned as Suitor

Lazarito Decision Looms, Cubs Still Mentioned as Suitor

It sounds like teams are still waiting on a decision. It’s a big one, so the young man can take his time a bit.