New York Mets: R.A. Dickey likely to be traded

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

R.A. Dickey won the 2012 National League Cy Young Award for the New York Mets, but just a few weeks after taking home that hardware, the 38-year-old knuckleballer is likely on his way out of Queens. Apparently as many as eight teams have approached Mets general manager Sandy Alderson about ...

Mike Trout becomes first rookie with 30 home runs and 40 steals

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

As if Los Angeles Angels rookie phenom Mike Trout needed to prove anything else about his ability. On Sunday, the 21-year-old center fielder became the first major league rookie to ever hit 30 home runs and steal 40 bases. Trout hit his 30th homer off of Yu Darvish in the ...

Albert Pujols’ Contract Includes A Lot Of Perks

Friday, January 6th, 2012

The Los Angeles Angels really pulled out all the stops to land slugger Albert Pujols a few weeks ago. Not only did they give him a deal worth $240 million over the next 10 years, they also sweetened that pact with a ton of perks. Pujols' contract with the Angels was ...

Los Angeles Angels Trying To Steal C.J. Wilson

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

One of the biggest names in this year's crop of baseball free agents is Texas Rangers left-hander C.J. Wilson. While the 30-year-old hurler has expressed a desire to stay in Arlington, a division rival may be in the process of luring him away from the Rangers. The Los Angeles Angels' new ...

Carl Crawford Has “Long Meeting” With New York Yankees

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman met with free agent outfielder Carl Crawford and his representatives Tuesday night and sources have said it was a long, detail-oriented meeting. Apparently the Yankees are on the verge of making a huge offer to free agent left-hander Cliff Lee, but if they do ...

Cliff Lee Offered $175 Million By Washington Nationals?

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

According to several outlets Tuesday night, the Washington Nationals are preparing a seven-year, $175 million offer to free agent pitcher Cliff Lee. Wait, what? Just a few days after giving Jayson Werth a seven-year, $126 million deal, the Nationals are trying to throw another gigantic sum at another big-time free agent? ...

Major League Baseball Rumor Roundup

Friday, May 28th, 2010

We're closing in on June and that means things are happening in Major League Baseball. Some teams are already out of it (I'm looking in your direction Baltimore and Houston), while others are unexpectedly in it (Go Padres!) and the time for maneuvering, dumping and trading is almost upon us. ...

University of Oregon Cheerleaders Picture and Today’s Links

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Because the USC Song Girls need competition, and the Oregon cheerleading team is up to it. The 15 best "I hate Brett Favre" T-Shirts - The Angry T Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwww - Deadspin Champagne and beer all over the jersey of a teammate who died in an alcohol-fueled car wreck? Celebration Fail - LA Times Eric ...