UPDATE: Marlins Sign Heath Bell

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

  UPDATE: Well we said we'd keep you updated and not long after we posted this word came down that the Marlins and Bell have agreed to a three-year, $27 million contract with a vesting option for a fourth year. The deal is done pending a physical. The Miami Marlins seem to ...

Brian Wilson May Not Be Back For A While

Friday, August 26th, 2011

San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson is currently on the disabled list with inflammation in his pitching elbow, and he may not be back any time soon. Wilson played catch for "six or seven minutes" on Thursday before shutting it down. It was the first time he had thrown since going ...

Heath Bell Claimed By San Francisco Giants

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

The San Diego Padres didn't trade closer Heath Bell at baseball's trade deadline, but like most players he was put on waivers by the team after the deadline passed. Bell didn't clear waivers though and has been claimed by NL West division rivals the San Francisco Giants. The Giants are currently ...

Heath Bell Wants To Stay With The San Diego Padres

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

One of the most shocking developments of this weekend's trading frenzy was a deal that wasn't made. Closer Heath Bell was not moved by the San Diego Padres and now it looks as if he could remain with the team for quite some time. Bell claimed he was surprised that he ...

Latest Baseball Trade Deadline News (UPDATED)

Friday, July 29th, 2011

It's Friday night and baseball's trade deadline is Sunday afternoon. That means things are getting tense and heated all around the big leagues. Here's the latest on what's happening right now. Reds and Nationals looking at Bourn The Cincinnati Reds and Washington Nationals are both said to be interested in adding Houston ...

Heath Bell To Texas Rangers Almost Done?

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

One of the biggest prizes of this year's trade deadline is San Diego Padres closer Heath Bell. Tons of teams are interested in the 33-year-old right-hander whose awesomeness knows no bounds, but there has been a decided lack of movement on the Bell trade front over the past few weeks. ...

San Diego Padres New TV Deal Could Impact Payroll Immediately

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

The San Diego Padres have long been married to one of the lowest payrolls in baseball despite excellent fan support and a gorgeous downtown ballpark. So what gives? Well, over the past 10 years the Padres have been married to a television deal with Cox Communications that, according to Forbes ...