Archive for the ‘MLB Rumors’ Category

Dodgers trying desperately to keep up in NL West arms race

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

The Los Angeles Dodgers dominated the National League West in 2015, winning the division going away with a 92-70 record. After a disappointing showing in the playoffs, the Dodgers were expected to solidify their roster with some solid moves this offseason and keep ace righty Zack Greinke. Things haven't gone ...

Todd Frazier trade talks heat up as other options disappear

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Now that the big name pitchers and Jason Heyward are off the market, Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier has emerged as the most coveted target of baseball's offseason swap meet. The Reds are motivated sellers and now know they have one of the top pieces on the market ready to move. Numerous ...

Marlins want huge haul from Dodgers for Jose Fernandez

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

One of the hottest topics at baseball's Winter Meetings is whether or not the Miami Marlins will deal ace Jose Fernandez. While the Marlins maintain they're not inclined to move the 23-year-old right-hander, they have been listening to offers. More importantly, they have countered with proposals of their own. A report on ...

Chicago Cubs reach two-year deal with John Lackey

Friday, December 4th, 2015

As we reported earlier, the Chicago Cubs have been going full-throttle after free agent right-hander John Lackey. Well it appears that hard work paid off, as multiple reports claim that the two sides have reached an agreement. Ken Rosenthal says the contract is worth $32-34 million over two years and should be finalized shortly. ...

Chicago Cubs going hard after John Lackey

Friday, December 4th, 2015

John Lackey may be a 37-year-old with a shaky track record, but he's also one of the most sought-after pitchers on baseball's free agent market. Now the Chicago Cubs are apparently the front-runners to land the 13-year veteran. The Cubs are reportedly "pretty hot" on Lackey right now and are discussing ...

Giants have backup plan if Greinke picks Dodgers

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

The San Francisco Giants are reportedly finalists to land ace right-hander Zack Greinke along with the Los Angeles Dodgers, but if they miss out, the 2014 World Series champions already have a backup plan in place. If Greinke re-signs with the rival Dodgers, San Francisco will reportedly go hard after Jeff ...

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 ...

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 ...