Momentum Gaining for National League to Add DH for 2017

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said at an owners' meeting Thursday in Coral Gables, Fla. that the notion of a designated hitter coming to the National League is "gaining momentum." Which quite honestly, shouldn't surprise people one bit. Most of the major sports leagues have made rule changes that make it easier ...

Dodgers trying desperately to keep up in NL West arms race

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

The Los Angeles Dodgers dominated the National League West in 2015, winning the division going away with a 92-70 record. After a disappointing showing in the playoffs, the Dodgers were expected to solidify their roster with some solid moves this offseason and keep ace righty Zack Greinke. Things haven't gone ...

Todd Frazier trade talks heat up as other options disappear

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Now that the big name pitchers and Jason Heyward are off the market, Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier has emerged as the most coveted target of baseball's offseason swap meet. The Reds are motivated sellers and now know they have one of the top pieces on the market ready to move. Numerous ...

Cardinals Twitter does not handle Jason Heyward signing too well

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Jason Heyward agreed to a massive, eight-year, $184 million contract with the Chicago Cubs on Friday, as he became the latest domino to fall in baseball's free agent frenzy. Heyward opted for the Cubs over returning to the St. Louis Cardinals, with whom he spent the 2015 season. Cardinals fans were, ...

Marlins want huge haul from Dodgers for Jose Fernandez

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

One of the hottest topics at baseball's Winter Meetings is whether or not the Miami Marlins will deal ace Jose Fernandez. While the Marlins maintain they're not inclined to move the 23-year-old right-hander, they have been listening to offers. More importantly, they have countered with proposals of their own. A report on ...

Chicago Cubs reach two-year deal with John Lackey

Friday, December 4th, 2015

As we reported earlier, the Chicago Cubs have been going full-throttle after free agent right-hander John Lackey. Well it appears that hard work paid off, as multiple reports claim that the two sides have reached an agreement. Ken Rosenthal says the contract is worth $32-34 million over two years and should be finalized shortly. ...

Chicago Cubs going hard after John Lackey

Friday, December 4th, 2015

John Lackey may be a 37-year-old with a shaky track record, but he's also one of the most sought-after pitchers on baseball's free agent market. Now the Chicago Cubs are apparently the front-runners to land the 13-year veteran. The Cubs are reportedly "pretty hot" on Lackey right now and are discussing ...

Giants have backup plan if Greinke picks Dodgers

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

The San Francisco Giants are reportedly finalists to land ace right-hander Zack Greinke along with the Los Angeles Dodgers, but if they miss out, the 2014 World Series champions already have a backup plan in place. If Greinke re-signs with the rival Dodgers, San Francisco will reportedly go hard after Jeff ...