1. 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 1 month ago 37 reads 1 comments

  2. 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...

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  3. 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 1 month ago 53 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 1 month ago 2,864 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 1 month ago 9,619 reads 8 comments

  6. Yoan Moncada Has a Freakish Physique

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  7. 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 1 month ago 8,887 reads 1 comments

  8. 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.....

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  9. 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 1 month ago 1,153 reads 0 comments

  10. 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...

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  11. 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 1 month ago 24,374 reads 19 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 158 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 9,258 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 1 month ago 8,888 reads 8 comments

  15. 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 1 month ago 45 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 1 month ago 67 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 1 month ago 130 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 1 month ago 831 reads 0 comments

  19. Remember Me? Andruw Jones Aiming for MLB Return

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

  20. Former Closer David Aardsma to Throw a Showcase for Teams OnMonday

    David Aardsma notched 69 saves as a member of the Mariners from 2009-2010, but we haven't heard much from him since he underwent Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery in the middle of the 2011 season...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 57 reads 0 comments

  21. Cuban Infielder Moncada Clears Government Hurdle

    David Hastings, the agent for Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada, received a notification from the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Friday night ...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 1 month ago 382 reads 0 comments

  22. MLB's 10 Hottest Offseason Rumors Entering February

    Soon enough, after pitchers and catchers report and spring training commences, MLB 's 2015 Opening Day will arrive. Before that day comes, several loose ends remain untied...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 2 months ago 13,826 reads 9 comments

  23. Nationals to Sign Casey Janssen

    The Nationals and right-hander Casey Janssen have agreed to a one-year contract with a mutual option that will guarantee him a total of $5MM, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports (on Twitter)...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 2 months ago 249 reads 0 comments

  24. Report: Star Cuban Prospect Moncada's Free Agency Imminent

    Star Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada no longer needs a specific unblocking license to play baseball in the United States, paving the way for Major League Baseball teams to pursue him with ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 2 months ago 349 reads 0 comments

  25. Rockies Not Planning to Move Tulo, Gonzalez

    Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich reportedly told FOX Sports' Jon Heyman on Tuesday that it is “highly, highly unlikely” that either Troy Tulowitzki or Carlos Gonzalez will be traded prior to Opening Day...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 2 months ago 107 reads 1 comments