Like a high school locker room on prom weekend, the baseball rumor mill has a unique way of churning out gossip and down right false information.
Oh god, Brianna! I hear Matty's going to the dance with Josie!
Oftentimes these rumors are generated by third-party teams to test the general interest and market of another team. In essence, seeing if a team is willing to trade a player without commenting on trading your own player.
Oh no, I wouldn't go to prom with Princess even if she did break up with Brewster... Why? Did you hear they are breaking up?
Then there are the terrifying rumored deals you hear your home team discussing that you just know are too awful NOT to be true.
Oh heavens, TImmy's dad is going to send him to Toronto to be home schooled while his cousin Alexis moves in.
Here are some of this year's craziest San Francisco Giants offseason rumors.
...Kudos to you if you can decode the high school trade talk.