1. Source: Red Sox Have 'No Urgency' to Acquire Hamels

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox continue to closely monitor the Cole Hamels situation with the Philadelphia Phillies, but, according to an industry source, "there's no sense of urgency'' to get a deal done soon for the lefty starter...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 3 days ago 2,330 reads 0 comments

  2. Brewers Out, but Toronto Would Interest Papelbon More

    Jonathan Papelbon had just finished running sprints at Phillies camp when he heard that the Milwaukee Brewers had filled their vacant closer's role by re-signing Francisco Rodriguez to a two-year, $13 million deal...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 3 days ago 568 reads 0 comments

  3. Report: Tigers Sign Joba Chamberlain to 1-Yr Deal

    Joba Chamberlain spotted in #Tigers' camp. In agreement with club on one-year, major-league deal, pending physical, per source.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 5 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  4. Brewers Talking to Scott Boras About Francisco Rodriguez

    Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that Brewers owner Mark Attanasio has been discussing free agent reliever Francisco Rodriguez with his agent, Scott Boras...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 7 days ago 39 reads 0 comments

  5. Texas Rangers Rumors: Are Rangers Working on an Adrian Beltre Extension?

    Texas Rangers rumors: Adrian Beltre is entering the fifth year of a 5 year, $80 million deal that includes a sixth year vesting option for 2016 worth $16 million (or else it is a six ...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 7 days ago 874 reads 0 comments

  6. Report: Braves Have Strong Interest in Trading for Red Sox's Bradley

    The Braves have called the Red Sox and have shown strong interest in acquiring outfielder Jackie Bradley, according to baseball analyst Peter Gammons. The Red Sox might be forced to move an outfielder this spring due to a crowded outfield situation...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 11 days ago 1,626 reads 0 comments

  7. Report: 5 Teams Prepared to Spend $70M+ for Olivera

    Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas commanded a $68.5 million contract from the Diamondbacks in November and Yoan Moncada has been drawing most of the headlines lately, but Hector Olivera appears poised to beat his fellow countrymen at the signing table...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 36 reads 1 comments

  8. Acclaimed Cuban Free Agents Highly Sought-After

    There are approximately 75 Cuban players pursuing a contract with a Major League team, but none are as celebrated as infielders Yoan Moncada, Hector Olivera, Andy Ibanez and pitcher Yadier Alvarez...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 12 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  9. Report: A's and Barry Zito Are Reuniting

    We have a reunion on our hands, folks. Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Athletics will sign left-hander Barry Zito to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 13 days ago 53 reads 0 comments

  10. Yadier Alvarez Emerges While Other Cubans Move Closer to Deals

    I returned a few days ago from a three-day trip to the Dominican to see top July 2nd prospects (more on that in the coming weeks) and also a workout that had 18 Cuban players in it...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 16 days ago 2,854 reads 0 comments

  11. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Pre-Spring Training Buzz

    Winter continues its unrelenting onslaught, yet MLB pitchers and catchers are a week away from reporting. Even spring training starts before the season officially changes, but no fans will complain about baseball returning as soon as possible...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 17 days ago 9,595 reads 8 comments

  12. Yoan Moncada Has a Freakish Physique

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 18 days ago 460 reads 0 comments

  13. MLB Rumors: Fresh Trade Chatter Prior to Start of Spring Training

    Pitchers and catchers report in less than two weeks. I repeat: Pitchers and catchers report in less than two weeks...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 18 days ago 8,865 reads 1 comments

  14. Jose Molina to Undergo Knee Surgery

    Free-agent catcher Jose Molina said he will undergo knee surgery and expects to be out indefinitely, according to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 23 days ago 17 reads 0 comments

  15. Phillies “Could Move” Cliff Lee During Spring

    Jayson Stark of ESPN.com spoke to an unnamed executive who says the Phillies “could move” left-hander Cliff Lee as soon as spring training. If he's healthy, of course...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 23 days ago 1,147 reads 0 comments

  16. Few MLB Deals Remain to Be Signed in Free Agency

    Last year, between the beginning of February and end of March, twenty players signed guaranteed major league deals...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 24 days ago 860 reads 0 comments

  17. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Offseason Buzz

    The rumor mill doesn't care what the calendar says. Just because we sit only two weeks away from the start of spring training and about a month off from Cactus and Grapefruit League ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 24 days ago 24,364 reads 19 comments

  18. Brewers Sign Chris Perez to Minor League Deal

    The Brewers announced that they have signed right-hander Chris Perez to a minor league contract with an invitation to big league Spring Training...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 25 days ago 157 reads 0 comments

  19. Moncada: 'My Goal Is to Sign with a Team Soon'

    Top Cuban infield prospect Yoan Moncada is eager to begin his professional baseball career in the United States, but he is keeping his signing options open...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 25 days ago 9,233 reads 0 comments

  20. MLB Rumors: Analyzing Buzz on Yoan Moncada, Cole Hamels Trade and More

    Spring training hasn't quite sprung yet, which means Major League Baseball is still on the back burner in most sports fans' minds, aside from the most ardent hardball supporters...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 25 days ago 8,855 reads 8 comments

  21. Former Astros Closer Jose Veras Still Looking for a Team

    If you take away Jose Veras' rough but brief start to 2014 with the Cubs, the free agent reliever has a 3.02 ERA in 95 1/3 innings the last two seasons, all in the American League...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 26 days ago 45 reads 0 comments

  22. After Shields, Who's Left on FA Market?

    Most free agents have signed already, but that doesn't mean there aren't still some players out there who can make a difference in 2015...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 26 days ago 67 reads 0 comments

  23. James Shields and the Difficulty of Finding $50MM in February

    Entering February, James Shields remains far and away the most eyebrow-raising name left on the list of open-market players...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 27 days ago 130 reads 0 comments

  24. Agent: Zito Will Throw for Teams on Tuesday

    Scott Boras told Jim Bowden of ESPN and SiriusXM that Barry Zito is going to throw for various teams on Thursday...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 27 days ago 831 reads 0 comments

  25. Remember Me? Andruw Jones Aiming for MLB Return

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 28 days ago 2,445 reads 1 comments