Archive for the ‘Rumors’ Category

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 ...

Report: Aroldis Chapman unlikely to be traded

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

The Cincinnati Reds are supposed to be in full sell mode after shipping Johnny Cueto to the Kansas City Royals over the weekend, but their other big pitching piece doesn't look like he will be heading anywhere. Jayson Stark is reporting that Reds closer Aroldis Chapman is unlikely to be traded ...

Report: Rangers are front-runners for Cole Hamels

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

As Friday's Major League Baseball trade deadline approaches, the rumors are coming fast and furious. One report on Tuesday caught our collective eye, as it appears the Texas Rangers will try to land a big fish this week. Bob Nightengale is reporting that the Rangers are "now the clear-cut favorite" to ...

Report: Dodgers make Yasiel Puig available in trade

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Remember the Summer of Puig in 2013? When Cuban outfielder Yasiel Puig stormed into Major League Baseball as a 22-year-old and posted a WAR of 5.0 in just 104 games while galvanizing the entire Los Angeles Dodgers franchise? Yeah, that seems like a long time ago, as the Dodgers are ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...