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 ...

Matt Garza: Chicago Cubs asking price is high for righty

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

The Chicago Cubs have told starting pitcher Matt Garza that he will likely be traded after talks between the two sides over a contract extension broke down. Garza is considered one of the top pitchers available via trade this summer and Chicago's asking price is reportedly very high. According to Jim ...

Wil Myers: Tampa Bay Rays not ready to promote top prospect

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Despite reports to the contrary over the weekend, the Tampa Bay Rays do not currently have any plans to promote top prospect Wil Myers. Many around Major League Baseball have thought the 22-year-old outfielder has been ready for the big leagues for well over a year, and speculation has run rampant ...

Don Mattingly: Los Angeles Dodgers to fire manager soon?

Monday, May 20th, 2013

The Los Angeles Dodgers have a $217 million payroll and currently sit at 17-25 and occupy last place in the National League West. They are seven games behind the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks and according to several reports, it will be a miracle if manager Don Mattingly lasts the week. The Dodgers ...

Charlie Manuel in his last season with Philadelphia Phillies?

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Charlie Manuel is officially a lame duck manager for the Philadelphia Phillies. The 69-year-old is in the final year of his contract with the team and general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. reportedly has no plans to talk about Manuel's future until the season is over. Manuel led the Phillies to five ...

Chicago Cubs: Carlos Marmol to lose closer job already?

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Carlos Marmol has been shaky throughout his seven years with the Chicago Cubs, but this would be a new depth to the craziness surrounding his career. On Opening Day on Monday, Marmol came on in the bottom of the ninth inning of a 3-0 game against the Pittsburgh Pirates and ...

New York Yankees close to landing Vernon Wells

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

The New York Yankees and California Anaheim Los Angeles Angels are close to completing a deal that would send Vernon Wells and his horrific contract to the Bronx. The 34-year-old outfielder will have to waive his no-trade clause for it to happen, but it appears he's ready to do just ...