MLB News and Rumors


Market Saturation? Indians and Reds Reportedly Selling, Lester *And* Lackey Could Be on the Move

Market Saturation? Indians and Reds Reportedly Selling, Lester *And* Lackey Could Be on the Move

Even the day before the Deadline, the situation can swing dramatically.

by July 30, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
And Sure Enough, Jon Lester Has Been Scratched from His Start Today

And Sure Enough, Jon Lester Has Been Scratched from His Start Today

The odds he’s dealt before the Trade Deadline tomorrow just leapt up to 99.9%.

by July 30, 2014 MLB News and Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Rumor Bonanza and Open Thread

Lukewarm Stove: Rumor Bonanza and Open Thread

The latest from the rumor mill as we await the start of the Blogathon tomorrow morning.

This Jon Lester Stuff is Escalating Quickly – Multiple Reports Indicate He’s Now Expected to Be Dealt (UPDATE)

This Jon Lester Stuff is Escalating Quickly – Multiple Reports Indicate He’s Now Expected to Be Dealt (UPDATE)

That’s quite an evolution over the last few days, and the ramifications for the market – and the offseason – could be significant.

by July 29, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Hamels, Lester, Lackey, Masterson, Kemp, Ruggiano, More

Lukewarm Stove: Hamels, Lester, Lackey, Masterson, Kemp, Ruggiano, More

Busy, busy day on the rumor front. If the Phillies are now open to dealing Cole Hamels, as reported, that could change many things.

Teams Lining Up Private Workouts for Rusney Castillo, Cubs Still Interested?

Teams Lining Up Private Workouts for Rusney Castillo, Cubs Still Interested?

It sounds like a lot of teams are still pretty into Castillo after his public workout this weekend.

Are the Chicago Cubs Interested in Jon Lester as a Free Agent? What Happens If He’s Traded This Week?

Are the Chicago Cubs Interested in Jon Lester as a Free Agent? What Happens If He’s Traded This Week?

Is there an ancillary reason to watch what the Red Sox do this week? Is that enough questions for you?


Just About Everyone Attended Rusney Castillo’s Workout Yesterday

Just About Everyone Attended Rusney Castillo’s Workout Yesterday

Castillo, 27, reportedly looked good. And now the potentially crazy bidding begins.

San Francisco Giants Reportedly Acquire Jake Peavy from Boston Red Sox

San Francisco Giants Reportedly Acquire Jake Peavy from Boston Red Sox

The return is yet unreported, but Peavy represents a marginal improvement for the Giants.

by July 26, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
It’s Hall of Fame Weekend and Changes Are Coming and Other Bullets

It’s Hall of Fame Weekend and Changes Are Coming and Other Bullets

It’ll now be a little harder to be voted in. Also: Rizzo and Castro leading, Olt trying, Sweeney lucking, games slowing, and more.

From the Department of Perfect Matches: St. Louis Cardinals Reportedly Sign A.J. Pierzynski

From the Department of Perfect Matches: St. Louis Cardinals Reportedly Sign A.J. Pierzynski

He could play for the Cardinals as soon as today at Wrigley Field.

by July 26, 2014 MLB News and Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Price, Valbuena, Ruggiano, Hamels, Lester, More

Lukewarm Stove: Price, Valbuena, Ruggiano, Hamels, Lester, More

A mish-mash of stuff for your Friday afternoon enjoyment.

Union Files Grievance on Behalf of Astros Top Pick Brady Aiken – Draft Implications?

Union Files Grievance on Behalf of Astros Top Pick Brady Aiken – Draft Implications?

The bottom ten teams will have a protected first round pick, not just the top ten “picks.”

Yankees Acquire Chris Capuano, Mariners Acquire Kendrys Morales

Yankees Acquire Chris Capuano, Mariners Acquire Kendrys Morales

Trades are happening, they’re just pretty minor right now. Does this take the Yankees out of the lower-tier pitcher market?

by July 24, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
Rangers Deal Joakim Soria to Tigers for Two Pitching Prospects

Rangers Deal Joakim Soria to Tigers for Two Pitching Prospects

Market impact as far as the Cubs are concerned is probably pretty small.

by July 24, 2014 MLB News and Rumors