MLB News and Rumors

In Case You Missed Anything from the Busy Weekend

In Case You Missed Anything from the Busy Weekend

Cardinals making moves, Samardzija rumors, posting system hopes, a minor signing, and more.

Japanese Officials Hoping to Resolve the Posting System This Week

Japanese Officials Hoping to Resolve the Posting System This Week

They’re reportedly heading to the States to try and hammer out a deal. Masahiro Tanaka’s future hangs in the balance.

by November 24, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
Cardinals Reportedly Set to Sign Jhonny Peralta for Four Years and Something North of $52 Million

Cardinals Reportedly Set to Sign Jhonny Peralta for Four Years and Something North of $52 Million

It’s a lot of money to commit to a recently-suspended player, but it’s a clear upgrade for the already-solid Cardinals.

by November 24, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
New York Yankees Expected to Sign Brian McCann for Five Years and $85 Million

New York Yankees Expected to Sign Brian McCann for Five Years and $85 Million

Not an unreasonable contract for a guy who was destined for the American League. So what does it mean for the Yankees’ spending plans?

by November 23, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
Cardinals Reportedly Acquire Peter Bourjos and a Prospect for David Freese and Fernando Salas

Cardinals Reportedly Acquire Peter Bourjos and a Prospect for David Freese and Fernando Salas

Bourjos used to be a light-hitting, defense-heavy center fielder. He’s now likely to hit 55 homers in 2014.

by November 22, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Johnson, Hughes, Vargas, Jackson, Choo, Young

Lukewarm Stove: Johnson, Hughes, Vargas, Jackson, Choo, Young

The Cubs were indeed in on Josh Johnson, which suggests they’ll have other mid-tier pitching targets.

Lukewarm Stove: Cano, Samardzija, Kemp, More

Lukewarm Stove: Cano, Samardzija, Kemp, More

Cano won’t go away until he signs. And that could be a while.

A Trio of Intriguing Lefty Reliever Options DFA’d Yesterday: Sipp, Robertson, Abad

A Trio of Intriguing Lefty Reliever Options DFA’d Yesterday: Sipp, Robertson, Abad

Fernando Abad looks like a particularly interesting target for the Cubs.

Alex Rodriguez Walks Out on Arbitration Hearing and Other Bullets

Alex Rodriguez Walks Out on Arbitration Hearing and Other Bullets

The ridiculous drama takes another turn. The outcome of the hearing process means a lot to the Yankees, and maybe the market.

by November 21, 2013 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Holy What: The Tigers and Rangers Have Reportedly Agreed to Swap Prince Fielder and Ian Kinsler

Holy What: The Tigers and Rangers Have Reportedly Agreed to Swap Prince Fielder and Ian Kinsler

Wow. That came out of nowhere, and, if it goes down, it’s a huge deal.

by November 20, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
Josh Johnson Reportedly Signing With Padres for One Year, $8 Million

Josh Johnson Reportedly Signing With Padres for One Year, $8 Million

The Cubs were briefly attached to Johnson earlier this offseason, but the Padres make even more sense.

by November 20, 2013 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Tanaka, Johnson, Vogelson, Ellsbury, Niemann, Cano

Lukewarm Stove: Tanaka, Johnson, Vogelson, Ellsbury, Niemann, Cano

How about some Tuesday night rumorin’?

A Couple More Cuban Players Defect: Raicel Iglesias and Erisbel Arruebarruena

A Couple More Cuban Players Defect: Raicel Iglesias and Erisbel Arruebarruena

A 23-year-old pitcher and a 23-year-old shortstop, neither of which will be subject to any signing restrictions.

by November 19, 2013 MLB News and Rumors