Sunday a banner day for hitting pitchers

Monday, August 17th, 2015

For one day, pitchers with bats told the designated hitter rule to suck it. Two aces, the Dodgers' Zach Greinke and the Giants' Madison Bumgarner, helped their own cause with home runs on Sunday. Bumgarner blasted his fourth home run of the season and also added a double in a 5-0 win ...

Don’t look now but Madison Bumgarner is heating up

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Last October, San Francisco Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner went on an insane roll to absolutely dominate the postseason. During the playoffs he went 4-1 with a save, a 1.03 ERA, 0.65 WHIP, two shutouts and 45 strikeouts in 52.2 innings while leading the Giants to a World Series title. Don't ...

MLB Rumors: Tyson Ross in high demand

Monday, July 27th, 2015

While most of Major League Baseball's trade deadline focus has centered on big-name guys like Johnny Cueto, Cole Hamels and David Price, another starting pitcher has emerged as possibly the most wanted man on the market. As we get closer to the deadline, San Diego Padres right-hander Tyson Ross has ...

Cubs need to punt on 2015 at trade deadline

Monday, July 27th, 2015

In a way, this feels better than a September collapse, because they presumably got it out of the way before mistakes could be made and real heartbreak could be suffered. But this weekend's home sweep at the hands of the woeful Philadelphia Phillies, which included getting no-hit for the first ...

Arizona Diamondbacks sign Yasmany Tomas

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

This offseason has already been a pretty wild one for Major League Baseball, and we were thrown yet another curveball on Wednesday. The Arizona Diamondbacks have reportedly signed Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas to a six-year contract worth $68.5 million. The Diamondbacks had not been considered a serious player for Tomas, while the ...

San Francisco Giants in talks with Max Scherzer, Chase Headley

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Fresh off of losing a cornerstone player, the San Francisco Giants aren't hanging their heads. In fact, general manager Brian Sabean is out looking for a replacement and trying to improve an already stellar pitching staff. Late reports on Tuesday suggest the 2014 World Series champions have already moved on ...

MLB Rumors: Cubs offer Jon Lester more than $135 million

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Let me start this off by saying I like Jon Lester and think he's an excellent pitcher, but if this latest report is true, Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs have officially lost their minds. A report on Tuesday claims the Cubs have offered the free agent left-hander a six-year ...

MLB Rumors: Red Sox or Giants for Pablo Sandoval

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

The Boston Red Sox have been targeting San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval for months, and as soon as the season ended they began their pursuit of the 28-year-old. While several teams want to add the three-time World Series champion, it would appear Sandoval's market has come down to ...