MLB News and Rumors


Lukewarm Stove: Scherzer, Moncada, Tabata, Cubs Offense, Red Sox Outfield

Lukewarm Stove: Scherzer, Moncada, Tabata, Cubs Offense, Red Sox Outfield

Max Scherzer is now a free agent. Will the Tigers go nuts to keep him? Did he make a mistake by rejecting their first offer?

Playoff Miscellany: About the ALDS, That Was Fast

Playoff Miscellany: About the ALDS, That Was Fast

Both ALDS end in a sweep, and now the Orioles and Royals don’t play again until Friday.

by October 6, 2014 MLB News and Rumors

Playoff Miscellany: 18 Innings, Kemp Saves the Day, Postseason Ratings Up

Playoff Miscellany: 18 Innings, Kemp Saves the Day, Postseason Ratings Up

It looked like the Cardinals were going to do it again last night.

by October 5, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
Playoff Miscellany: Voodoo Magic, Yadier Shoving, Tigers and Angels in Trouble, Harper Third Decker

Playoff Miscellany: Voodoo Magic, Yadier Shoving, Tigers and Angels in Trouble, Harper Third Decker

Of course the Cardinals scored 8 off of Kershaw. Also, one of the craziest homers you’ll see.

by October 4, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
Chicago Cubs Reportedly Not Hot on Yasmany Tomas

Chicago Cubs Reportedly Not Hot on Yasmany Tomas

That comes from Sahadev Sharma. Where Tomas lands and how much he gets remains very important, though.

Playoff Miscellany: Scherzer Rocked, Royals Win in Extras Again

Playoff Miscellany: Scherzer Rocked, Royals Win in Extras Again

Max Scherzer will now also have to sign for $3 this offseason.

by October 3, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
Cuban Slugger Yasmany Tomas Is Now a Free Agent

Cuban Slugger Yasmany Tomas Is Now a Free Agent

Will the Cubs be involved? Even if not, Tomas will have a huge impact on the offseason for many teams.

by October 2, 2014 MLB News and Rumors

Around the League: Manager Swaps, Playoff Length, Blackouts, Singleton Extension, More

Around the League: Manager Swaps, Playoff Length, Blackouts, Singleton Extension, More

The FCC ended the sports blackout rule, but, yeah, that’s not going to mean what you hope it means.

by October 1, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
Pace of Play Experiments Coming in the Arizona Fall League

Pace of Play Experiments Coming in the Arizona Fall League

A pitch clock, limited meetings in-game, reduced time between innings, etc.

by October 1, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
Obsessive Jon Lester Watch: Yes, This is Now a Thing, and Here’s the Latest

Obsessive Jon Lester Watch: Yes, This is Now a Thing, and Here’s the Latest

Lester is focused on the playoffs, but is excited to get excited about free agency. How good was he this year, and how much will he get?

by September 30, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Appreciating Great Baseball Moments and Other Bullets

Appreciating Great Baseball Moments and Other Bullets

It had nothing to do with the Cubs, but last night there was something really special to behold.

by September 26, 2014 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors

Yankees Eliminated from Playoff Contention Despite Healthy Spending and Other Bullets

Yankees Eliminated from Playoff Contention Despite Healthy Spending and Other Bullets

You don’t want to take away too much from the Yankees’ situation, but there’s a reminder in there.

by September 25, 2014 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: How Much Will Russell Martin Seek in Free Agency?

Lukewarm Stove: How Much Will Russell Martin Seek in Free Agency?

If he tries to duplicate Brian McCann’s five-year, $85 million deal, he might not get it. But I doubt he’s too far off.

by September 24, 2014 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Yasmany Tomas Worked Out Yesterday for Teams, Now Scheduling Private Workouts

Yasmany Tomas Worked Out Yesterday for Teams, Now Scheduling Private Workouts

The 23-year-old slugging outfielder reportedly looked good yesterday, and now teams are lining up to get him in-house.

by September 22, 2014 MLB News and Rumors
MLB Forms a Pace of Play Committee

MLB Forms a Pace of Play Committee

Having become a repeated grouse about the state of the game – fair or unfair – MLB will try to improve the pace of its games.

by September 22, 2014 MLB News and Rumors