Archive for the ‘Rumors’ Category

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 ...

Report: Phillies considering releasing Ryan Howard

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

A few years ago Ryan Howard was one of the most feared hitters in baseball, and now he's on the verge of being out of the game altogether. On Wednesday a report surfaced claiming that the Philadelphia Phillies are considering paying the rest of Howard's contract and releasing him after the ...

MLB Rumors: Phillies telling teams Cole Hamels isn’t available

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

The Philadelphia Phillies are a team that is most definitely a "seller" as the 2014 MLB trade deadline approaches. After Monday night's 7-4 loss to the San Francisco Giants, the Phillies are 43-56 and sit 12 games out of first place in the National League East. Despite that, Philadelphia is ...

MLB Rumors: Los Angeles Angels close to acquiring Huston Street

Friday, July 18th, 2014

One of the hottest names on the trade market this summer is San Diego Padres closer Huston Street. And after a report on Friday it looks like Street will be headed out of "America's Finest City" in short order. ESPN's Jim Bowden reports that the Los Angeles Angels are close to ...

NFL Draft Rumors: Jaguars to take Johnny Manziel at No. 3?

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

As we've said before, now that we're close to the start of the 2014 NFL Draft, rumors are going to start running wild. The latest on Wednesday morning suggests that the Jacksonville Jaguars could surprise everyone on Thursday and select Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel with the third overall pick. John ...

NFL Draft Rumors: Texans, Rams trying to trade down

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

The Houston Texans and St. Louis Rams possess the first two picks in the 2014 NFL Draft, and both teams are apparently trying to trade down from those spots. Mike Florio claims the Texans want to move back to a spot where they can still select Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack, while ...

NFL Rumors: 49ers looking to move up in draft?

Friday, April 25th, 2014

The San Francisco 49ers have 11 picks in the 2014 NFL Draft, including six in the top 100. Since they are a team that doesn't need to bring in that kind of depth, it would make sense for general manager Trent Baalke to try to move up and grab an elite ...

Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout finalizing huge extension

Friday, March 28th, 2014

After months of rumors, we have finally gotten word that the Los Angeles Angels and outfielder Mike Trout are finalizing a big-time contract. MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez is reporting that the deal will be a six-year extension worth $144.5 million. The contract, which would buy out Trout's three arbitration year and his ...