Archive for the ‘MLB’ Category

Pedro Alvarez headlines list of non-tendered players

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

The deadline for Major League Baseball teams to tender contract offers to players eligible for arbitration or on the 40-man roster has passed and there are now some surprisingly big names looking for work. The biggest is clearly Pedro Alvarez, who is out of a job after the Pittsburgh Pirates ...

Ben Zobrist is baseball’s hottest free agent

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Don't look now, but Ben Zobrist has rapidly turned into the most sought-after free agent in baseball. Despite the fact that he doesn't have a natural position and is about to turn 35, the World Series-winning super-utility man is set for a massive payday. And his price tag continues to rise. As ...

San Diego Padres unveil awesome new uniforms

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

San Diego Padres fans haven't had much to cheer about over the past few seasons, but that changed on Tuesday. The franchise gave a huge gift to its supporters by unveiling new uniforms, including an homage to the past San Diegans have been demanding for years. Along with a new home ...

Zack Greinke set to choose between Dodgers and Giants

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Now that David Price has signed his ridiculous contract, Major League Baseball's other big offseason fish appears ready to announce where he'll be swimming next season. Reports on Tuesday claim Zack Greinke is close to making his decision and that it will come down to either the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

Mark McGwire expected to be named Padres bench coach

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Multiple reports now claim the San Diego Padres will add former slugger Mark McGwire to their staff as the bench coach in the coming days. McGwire has spent the last three seasons as the hitting coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the three years before that in the same ...

Chicago Cubs interested in reunion with Jeff Samardzija

Friday, November 20th, 2015

The Chicago Cubs reached the National League Championship Series in 2015, a full year before they were even expected to be competitive. Now, armed with an incredibly young offensive core and a newly-minted Cy Young Award winner in Jake Arrieta, the Cubs are poised to be National League favorites heading ...

Arrieta’s Cy Young seals his deal as Cubs greatest heist

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

For generations, the Chicago Cubs have been haunted by one particular trade that has been used to highlight the franchise's overall ineptitude: the 1964 trade deadline deal that sent outfielder Lou Brock to the Cardinals for pitcher Ernie Broglio. In two-and-a half years as a Cub, Broglio went 7-19 with a ...

Report: Marlins won’t trade Jose Fernandez

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Several experts have said they wouldn't be surprised if the Miami Marlins traded ace righty Jose Fernandez this offseason, but a report on Tuesday claims that isn't in the cards. Joe Frisaro of MLB.com has been told by two "highly-places sources" that Miami won't be dealing it's 23-year-old stud. While it ...