Archive for the ‘MLB Rumors’ Category

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 ...

Miami Marlins: Logan Morrison could be dealt next

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

After pulling off one of the most shocking trades in recent baseball memory, the Miami Marlins are apparently not done shedding payroll. After shipping Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, Josh Johnson, Emilio Bonifacio and John Baker to the Toronto Blue Jays, the Marlins are reportedly looking to trade outfielder Logan Morrison ...

New York Mets: David Wright reportedly offered big extension

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Despite having the cost-cutting Sandy Alderson installed as general manager, the New York Mets are apparently willing to open the checkbook to keep their biggest star on the team. The Mets are currently in the process of trying to lock up third baseman David Wright, and have now formally offered him ...

New York Yankees: Brian Cashman won’t trade Alex Rodriguez

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

After the 2012 season wrapped up, many speculated that Alex Rodriguez would be shipped away from the New York Yankees this winter. Well, according to the team's general manager, Rodriguez will be in the Bronx next season. Brian Cashman insisted on Wednesday that A-Rod will definitely be in pinstripes when the ...

San Francisco Giants: Melky Cabrera Reportedly Not Welcome Back to Team

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

As we all know by now, Melky Cabrera was suspended 50 games last week by Major League Baseball thanks to testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs. His 50-game suspension would leave open the possibility of returning to the San Francisco Giants at some point in the postseason, but that is unlikely ...