MLB Rumors: Starting pitching market is bare

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Several contenders are looking for starting pitching as Major League Baseball's trade deadline approaches, but according to sources we've talked to and reports around the web, they're not finding it. Teams that appeared willing to deal certain players two months ago are now more inclined to hold on to their top-end ...

Los Angeles Dodgers have baseball’s biggest payroll

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

The New York Yankees had owned baseball's biggest payroll in each of the past 15 seasons. That streak ended on Tuesday, as the Los Angeles Dodgers and their projected payroll of $235 million topped all of Major League Baseball. The last time the Yankees weren't atop the payroll rankings was way ...

Kevin Youkilis signs with Japanese team

Friday, December 20th, 2013

In 2011, Kevin Youkilis was an All-Star and appeared to be settled into a role as one of the most consistent hitters in baseball. Fast forward two years and now he'll be playing his baseball overseas. On Friday the 34-year-old Youkilis signed a contract with the Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan ...

Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz working on contract extension

Friday, December 13th, 2013

David Ortiz proved again this season that he is the unquestioned heart and soul of the Boston Red Sox. In leading the team to its third World Series championship since 2004, the 38-year-old designated hitter was clutch throughout the postseason and his personality kept Boston's locker room loose and fun. The ...

MLB Rumors: Boston Red Sox have serious talks with Carlos Beltran

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

  Fresh off a World Series championship, the Boston Red Sox are looking to improve their roster this offseason to make a run at back-to-back titles next year. To that end, Boston has reportedly been in serious talks with free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran. The Red Sox, New York Yankees and Baltimore ...

Carlos Beltran: X-rays on Cardinals outfielder’s ribs come back negative

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran left Game 1 of the World Series Wednesday night after banging into the bullpen fence in right field at Fenway Park. Beltran robbed Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz of a grand slam in the second inning, turning the deep fly ball into a ...

Ryan Dempster fined, suspended for hitting Alex Rodriguez

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Ryan Dempster has officially received a five-game suspension from Major League Baseball for intentionally throwing at and hitting New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez on Sunday night. Yankees manager Joe Girardi was also fined for his argument with umpire Brian O'Nora following the incident. It ...

Boston Red Sox: Clay Buchholz hits snag in rehab

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Boston Red Sox righty Clay Buchholz has been arguably the most dominant pitcher in baseball when healthy this season, but he's currently working his way back from a right shoulder injury. On Thursday the Red Sox announced their ace hit a bump in the road in his recovery and could ...