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Denard Span is on fire, here’s a breakdown

Monday, August 11th, 2014

One of the most under-the-radar stories of the 2014 Major League Baseball season has been Denard Span's ridiculous turnaround. The Washington Nationals outfielder has been on fire for the past two months after a disappointing start to the season. After going 2-for-4 against Atlanta on Sunday, Span has now reached base ...

Report: San Diego Padres to hire A.J. Preller as general manager

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

The San Diego Padres are currently without a general manager after firing Josh Byrnes in the middle of the season. A report emerging Tuesday night claims they have finally made a decision on a new GM. Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Padres will hire Texas Rangers assistant general manager A.J. ...

Matt Cain to have elbow surgery, done for season

Monday, August 4th, 2014

The San Francisco Giants just took a gut-punch on Monday as they announced that ace Matt Cain will have surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow. The 29-year-old will miss the rest of the season and his recovery will likely be at least three months. After winning on Monday afternoon, the ...

2014 MLB Trade Deadline Rumor Roundup

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

The 2014 MLB trade deadline is Thursday at 4 p.m. ET and as we approach it rumors are flying around wildly. With baseball's division races wide open tons of teams are looking to add ammunition for the stretch run. As rumors come fast and furious we'll update you with what the ...

MLB Rumors: Tons of teams after Jon Lester

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

As baseball's 2014 trade deadline approaches it is looking more and more like the Boston Red Sox will move Jon Lester out of town. Reports late Tuesday night confirm that at least four teams are after the 30-year-old three-time All-Star. The Oakland A's, St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates are ...

MLB Rumors: Starting pitching market is bare

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Several contenders are looking for starting pitching as Major League Baseball's trade deadline approaches, but according to sources we've talked to and reports around the web, they're not finding it. Teams that appeared willing to deal certain players two months ago are now more inclined to hold on to their top-end ...

Report: Dodgers have talked to five teams about Matt Kemp

Friday, July 25th, 2014

The Los Angeles Dodgers are in the midst of a pennant chase and that is obviously the franchise's top priority. But ranking just below the team's quest for a World Series title is somehow solving its logjam in the outfield. To that end, the Dodgers are trying feverishly to trade ...

Video: All nine Padres score in one inning against Cubs

Friday, July 25th, 2014

The San Diego Padres and their usually inept offense managed to do something truly remarkable Thursday night during a 13-3 win over the Chicago Cubs. The Friars scored nine runs in the top of the sixth inning. What's more, every Padre in the lineup scored a run in that inning. The sixth inning ...