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 ...

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 ...

Ian Kennedy drops appeal, starts 10-game suspension

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Ian Kennedy has dropped his appeal of the 10-game suspension he was given for his role in last Tuesday's brawl with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kennedy is now eligible to return on June 29. As a result of dropping the appeal on Monday night, Kennedy will only miss ...

Dodgers still upset at Diamondbacks after brawl

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks got into a bean-ball war on Tuesday night, and that led to two benches-clearing standoffs, one of which turned into a brawl. Any hopes that cooler heads would prevail after a day have gone right out the window. The Dodgers are still upset about ...

Arizona Diamondbacks Clinch National League West

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

The Arizona Diamondbacks did the improbable Friday night and clinched the National League West, thanks to a 3-1 win over the San Francisco Giants. The win completed a worst-to-first turnaround, as they improved their record to 91-66 and extended their lead in the division to seven games. Manager Kirk Gibson's team ...

Peavy May Not Be Traded After All

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

ESPN's Buster Olney - you know, the guy we've called a moron several times - is now reporting that the San Diego Padres are prepared to keep 2007 Cy Young Award winner Jake Peavy if they can't get equal value in return for the right-hander. Um, duh. Kinda funny how we ...