MLB News and Rumors


Did Free Agent Suk-Min Yoon Just Tweet Out His Destination? (UPDATE)

Did Free Agent Suk-Min Yoon Just Tweet Out His Destination? (UPDATE)

An account that appears to be Yoon’s just posted a picture of Yoon in an Orioles’ hat.

MLB Executives, Including Theo Epstein, Plenty Open to a Michael Sam

MLB Executives, Including Theo Epstein, Plenty Open to a Michael Sam

What matters is whether the player is a good teammate, with good character. Oh, and whether he can play ball.

by February 11, 2014 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors

The Cardinals Had a Perfect Offseason (Natch) and Other Bullets

The Cardinals Had a Perfect Offseason (Natch) and Other Bullets

The Cubs’ offseason, by contrast, was pretty meh.

by February 11, 2014 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Alex Rodriguez Dismisses His Lawsuit and Other Bullets

Alex Rodriguez Dismisses His Lawsuit and Other Bullets

It’s looking like ARod will finally accept his year-long suspension. Also bits on Dunston, The Big Four, and File-And-Trial.

Diamondbacks Reportedly Agree to Terms with Bronson Arroyo

Diamondbacks Reportedly Agree to Terms with Bronson Arroyo

The Diamondbacks are pretty definitively out on Jeff Samardzija for the rest of the offseason, at least.

by February 7, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Samardzija, Yoon, Mariners, Orioles, Wallace, More

Lukewarm Stove: Samardzija, Yoon, Mariners, Orioles, Wallace, More

Are the Cubs out on Yoon? Checking in on the pitching market. And a waiver flyer? (Your favorite!)

The Considerable Financial Upside of Success

The Considerable Financial Upside of Success

The Dodgers say they could have sold 50,000 season tickets if they wanted.

by February 6, 2014 MLB News and Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Pitching Free Agents, David Price Trade, Bonifacio, More

Lukewarm Stove: Pitching Free Agents, David Price Trade, Bonifacio, More

More on the 2015 pitching class, and the Cubs are among the “early favorites” to get David Price. Again.

Want to Dream About a Cubs Channel? And Other Bullets

Want to Dream About a Cubs Channel? And Other Bullets

Every Spring Training game, a studio show focused solely on your team … ah …

by February 5, 2014 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Blue Jays Moves, Samardzija, Burnett, Yoon, Chen, Prospects

Lukewarm Stove: Blue Jays Moves, Samardzija, Burnett, Yoon, Chen, Prospects

The Blue Jays missed on a couple earlier deals, so they continue to wait. So does the market.

How is Baseball Doing These Days? Are We Concerned About Demographics Yet?

How is Baseball Doing These Days? Are We Concerned About Demographics Yet?

Fans of baseball are getting older and older, and viewership continues to recede.

by January 30, 2014 MLB News and Rumors

Lukewarm Stove: Pitching Possibilities, Yoon, Hammel, Jimenez, More

Lukewarm Stove: Pitching Possibilities, Yoon, Hammel, Jimenez, More

What little remains of the offseason will likely be all about pitching.

Scott Baker Officially Not Returning: Reportedly Signs Minor League Deal with Mariners

Scott Baker Officially Not Returning: Reportedly Signs Minor League Deal with Mariners

The Cubs were, at one time, interested, but maybe this is a better fit for Baker.

by January 29, 2014 MLB News and Rumors