Archive for the ‘MLB Rumors’ Category

Charlie Manuel in his last season with Philadelphia Phillies?

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Charlie Manuel is officially a lame duck manager for the Philadelphia Phillies. The 69-year-old is in the final year of his contract with the team and general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. reportedly has no plans to talk about Manuel's future until the season is over. Manuel led the Phillies to five ...

Chicago Cubs: Carlos Marmol to lose closer job already?

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Carlos Marmol has been shaky throughout his seven years with the Chicago Cubs, but this would be a new depth to the craziness surrounding his career. On Opening Day on Monday, Marmol came on in the bottom of the ninth inning of a 3-0 game against the Pittsburgh Pirates and ...

New York Yankees close to landing Vernon Wells

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

The New York Yankees and California Anaheim Los Angeles Angels are close to completing a deal that would send Vernon Wells and his horrific contract to the Bronx. The 34-year-old outfielder will have to waive his no-trade clause for it to happen, but it appears he's ready to do just ...

New York Yankees: Alex Rodriguez won’t report to spring training

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

After a tumultuous past year, we have another telling news item about Alex Rodriguez. The New York Yankees' third baseman will not report to spring training with the rest of the team's other position players, and will instead continue his rehabilitation from hip surgery in New York. The 37-year-old is expected ...

Seattle Mariners, Felix Hernandez finalize huge contract

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

After hemming and hawing for a few days, the Seattle Mariners and ace right-hander Felix Hernandez have reportedly finalized the seven-year, $175 million contract the two sides essentially agreed to last week. Over the weekend it was reported that the deal was being held up because of concerns about the ...

Josh Hamilton: Seattle Mariners making big push for slugger

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Just when it seemed clear that the suitors for Josh Hamilton had been narrowed down, a new team has jumped in out of nowhere and completely upset things. The Seattle Mariners have reportedly swooped in and offered the top bat on the free agent market a three-year contract worth somewhere ...

New York Mets: R.A. Dickey likely to be traded

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

R.A. Dickey won the 2012 National League Cy Young Award for the New York Mets, but just a few weeks after taking home that hardware, the 38-year-old knuckleballer is likely on his way out of Queens. Apparently as many as eight teams have approached Mets general manager Sandy Alderson about ...