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: Agent thinks Matt Kemp will be traded

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp signed an eight-year, $160 million contract extension in November of 2011, and the 29-year-old outfielder has not come close to living up to the standard set by that deal. Now, Kemp's agent, Dave Stewart, thinks the Dodgers will trade his client this offseason. On Monday ...

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 ...

Detroit Tigers interested in Brian Wilson as closer

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Brian Wilson made a fairly miraculous recovery from a second Tommy John surgery on his pitching elbow this year to be a valuable member of the Los Angeles Dodgers' bullpen. He was so good that the Detroit Tigers are reportedly interested in bringing him aboard as the team's closer for ...

New York Yankees will go hard after Masahiro Tanaka this offseason

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Japanese starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka will be one of the most sought-after players on baseball's free agent market this winter. Someone will almost surely pay the 25-year-old right-hander a ton of money, and apparently the New York Yankees are willing to do just that to get him. Tanaka is considered by ...

Brandon Phillips: Cincinnati Reds plan to trade second baseman this winter

Friday, October 18th, 2013

The Cincinnati Reds bowed out of the 2013 playoffs in the one-game wild card round in disappointing fashion. After firing manager Dusty Baker, the Reds are apparently not done remaking their organization. Word has now come that they plan on trading second baseman Brandon Phillips this winter as well. Phillips posted ...

MLB Rumors: Pittsburgh Pirates eye Justin Morneau for stretch

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

On Tuesday the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd and catcher John Buck from the New York Mets to bolster their squad for the stretch run. According to reports, the team isn't satisfied and has its eyes on an even bigger name to help its quest for a playoff spot. John ...

MLB Trade Rumors: Texas Rangers eyeing several bats

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

The Texas Rangers landed Matt Garza earlier this week from the Chicago Cubs, but the team appears to be far from done adding to its current roster. With outfielder Nelson Cruz potentially facing a suspension for his connection to the Biogenesis scandal, the Rangers are looking to add at least ...