Archive for the ‘MLB’ Category

Arizona Diamondbacks sign Yasmany Tomas

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

This offseason has already been a pretty wild one for Major League Baseball, and we were thrown yet another curveball on Wednesday. The Arizona Diamondbacks have reportedly signed Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas to a six-year contract worth $68.5 million. The Diamondbacks had not been considered a serious player for Tomas, while the ...

San Francisco Giants in talks with Max Scherzer, Chase Headley

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Fresh off of losing a cornerstone player, the San Francisco Giants aren't hanging their heads. In fact, general manager Brian Sabean is out looking for a replacement and trying to improve an already stellar pitching staff. Late reports on Tuesday suggest the 2014 World Series champions have already moved on ...

MLB Rumors: Cubs offer Jon Lester more than $135 million

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Let me start this off by saying I like Jon Lester and think he's an excellent pitcher, but if this latest report is true, Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs have officially lost their minds. A report on Tuesday claims the Cubs have offered the free agent left-hander a six-year ...

Boston Red Sox set to add Hanley Ramirez

Monday, November 24th, 2014

As the Boston Red Sox zero in on adding free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval, they appear to have also snuck in under everyone's noses and landed another big fish. Reports on Sunday claim that Boston is set to add Hanley Ramirez as soon as Monday. The report came out of nowhere ...

Report: Scott Boras tried to cover up Ramirez failed drug test

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

It seems like every time we think the Biogenesis scandal is over for baseball, another bombshell drops. On Friday, it happened again as a report surfaced that claims Biogenesis boss Anthony Bosch told federal investigators that baseball super agent Scott Boras sought to cover up a failed drug test by then-client ...

MLB Rumors: Red Sox or Giants for Pablo Sandoval

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

The Boston Red Sox have been targeting San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval for months, and as soon as the season ended they began their pursuit of the 28-year-old. While several teams want to add the three-time World Series champion, it would appear Sandoval's market has come down to ...

MLB Rumors: Cincinnati Reds willing to trade Latos, Leake

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

The 2014 Major League Baseball offseason has begun in earnest and there are already some crazy rumors flying around. On Monday night reports began to surface that the Cincinnati Reds are willing to make some big-time moves that would reshape their team completely. Jeff Passan is reporting that the Reds are ...

MLB Rumors: Chicago Cubs to pursue Cole Hamels

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

It's no secret that Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs are fans of Philadelphia Phillies lefty Cole Hamels. During the 2014 season they claimed Hamels off revocable waivers but couldn't work out a trade with the Phillies. Now reports have surfaced indicating that the Cubs plan to pursue a trade for ...