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MLB Rumors: Tyson Ross in high demand

Monday, July 27th, 2015

While most of Major League Baseball's trade deadline focus has centered on big-name guys like Johnny Cueto, Cole Hamels and David Price, another starting pitcher has emerged as possibly the most wanted man on the market. As we get closer to the deadline, San Diego Padres right-hander Tyson Ross has ...

Cubs need to punt on 2015 at trade deadline

Monday, July 27th, 2015

In a way, this feels better than a September collapse, because they presumably got it out of the way before mistakes could be made and real heartbreak could be suffered. But this weekend's home sweep at the hands of the woeful Philadelphia Phillies, which included getting no-hit for the first ...

Pirates acquire Aramis Ramirez from the Brewers

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

The Pittsburgh Pirates are chasing the postseason again and with some key injuries currently hampering the roster, they desperately need infield help. On Thursday afternoon they got just that, as they acquired third baseman Aramis Ramirez from the Milwaukee Brewers. Ramirez will head to the Pirates along with cash considerations in ...

Video: Kyle Schwarber hits two clutch home runs

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Kyle Schwarber has finally arrived in the majors after touted as one of the best hitting prospects in baseball ever since he was selected fourth overall in the 2014 MLB Draft. The Chicago Cubs have been eagerly awaiting his arrival to the big leagues, and Tuesday night the young catcher ...

Report: Detroit Tigers ready to sell at trade deadline

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

After years of chasing pennants with one of the most loaded rosters in baseball, the Detroit Tigers have limped through the 2015 season. After Monday night's action, Detroit sits at 46-46, a whopping 9.5 games behind the Kansas City Royals for first place in the American League Central. The Tigers ...

Pair of SoCal games rained out for first time in years

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Is Sunday what Al Gore was warning us about? Both the Padres and Angels had home games rained out for the first time in a very long time, with San Diego calling a game for the first time since 2006 and the Anaheim doing so for the first time since 1995. For ...

Dodgers and Phillies still talking about Cole Hamels

Friday, July 17th, 2015

The Los Angeles Dodgers are set on acquiring a front-line starting pitcher before baseball's non-waiver trade deadline and have already picked out their top target. The Dodgers have continued to talk to the Philadelphia Phillies about lefty Cole Hamels and appear intent on landing him. Jon Heyman reports the Dodgers and ...

Red Sox first-rounder suspended 50 games positive test

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

The Boston Red Sox selected right-hander Michael Kopech in the first-round of the 2014 MLB Draft, and just more than a year later he has been suspended 50 games. Kopech was nicked after a positive test for the stimulant Oxilofrine. Kopech was the 33rd pick in the 2014 draft out of ...