1. A's Nearly Traded Former-Closer Johnson to Marlins for 39th Pick in '14 Draft

    The Athletics will select only twice in the first 100 picks of the amateur draft, at Nos. 25 and 65. But last weekend, they were in talks to land one more top 100 choice...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 862 reads 0 comments

  2. Heyman: 5 Managers on the Hot Seat

    Thanks to parity around baseball, long-term managerial contracts, short-term tenures and long-standing reputations, it's hard to name a manager legitimately on the hot seat through two months of the season...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 944 reads 0 comments

  3. Japanese Rising Star Could Join MLB Next Year

    In a dream matchup for scouts, one of Japan's rising young stars stole the show against arguably the top current pitcher in Nippon Professional Baseball...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 80 reads 0 comments

  4. Yankees, Slugging 1B Kendrys Morales a Perfect Match

    First baseman Kendrys Morales, a free agent since last winter, has yet to find a team to call home, and its time the New York Yankees gave him one...

    Gary  Phillips Written by Gary Phillips about 1 month ago 3,850 reads 12 comments

  5. Yankees May Join a Few Others in Hunt to Sign Kendrys Morales

    The Yankees could become a player for Kendrys Morales, sources confirm. Some among the Yankees' hierarchy are said to be interested in getting in the derby for the free-agent switch ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 1,086 reads 0 comments

  6. Kendrys Morales Could Make Perfect Sense for Yankees

    Why not Kendrys Morales for the Yankees? First baseman Mark Teixeira has missed the last three games due to inflammation in his surgically repaired right wrist...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 1,687 reads 0 comments

  7. Levine: Orioles Interested in Samardzija

    he Baltimore Orioles appear to be the leading team of interest in the sweepstakes for Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija, as sources confirmed the two teams are mutually interested...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 1,600 reads 0 comments

  8. Red Sox Exploring Outfield Trade Market

    ATLANTA — According to an industry source, the Red Sox continue to explore the outfield trade market, particularly possible center field help that might be able to take some of the pressure off of Jackie Bradley...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 971 reads 0 comments

  9. Padres Acquire Troy Patton

    The Orioles have announced that they have traded pitcher Troy Patton to the Padres for catcher Nick Hundley and cash considerations...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 3,445 reads 4 comments

  10. Padres Trade C Hundley to Orioles for LHP Patton

    The Orioles have acquired CA Nick Hundley and cash considerations from the San Diego Padres in exchange for LHP Troy Patton...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 9 reads 0 comments

  11. Johan Santana Injury: Orioles Pitcher Nearing Rehab Assignment

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 165 reads 0 comments

  12. Rangers May Play for Kendrys, but so May Brewers, Mariners, Others

    The Texas Rangers are said to have been one of several teams to come here to scout free agent Kendrys Morales, and they saw him work out even before their first baseman Prince Fielder went down for the year with a neck injury...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 22 reads 0 comments

  13. MLB Gamecast - Yankees vs Cubs

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  14. Rays Sign Jayson Nix to Minor League Deal

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 35 reads 0 comments

  15. Heath Bell Drawing Interest, Likely to Sign Soon

    Free agent reliever Heath Bell is drawing serious interest from four teams including the Baltimore Orioles and Seattle Mariners, according to baseball sources with knowledge of the process...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 1 month ago 54 reads 0 comments

  16. Latest on Cuban Outfielder Alfredo Despaigne

    27-year-old Cuban outfielder Alfredo Despaigne, long one of the island nation's most intriguing talents, has played this year and last in the Mexican League under special permission ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 345 reads 0 comments

  17. Rivals Wonder If of Glut Could Cause Cards to Trade Adams or Craig

    Speculation among rival teams is beginning that the Cardinals may possess a glut of outfielders once top prospect Oscar Taveras is promoted, possibly by sometime this summer, leading ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 671 reads 0 comments

  18. Report: Orioles Discussed Astros' Catchers

    Orioles executive VP Dan Duquette spoke with Astros GM Jeff Luhnow this past weekend “gauging whether there was a potential match” between the two clubs on a trade for a backup catcher, MASNsports...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 570 reads 0 comments

  19. Heyman: Johan Looks Good for Orioles

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 521 reads 0 comments

  20. Orioles Deny Being 'In Discussions' with Kendrys Morales

    Over the weekend Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reported that the Orioles “have been in discussions” with unsigned free agent first baseman Kendrys Morales “at several points over the past few weeks...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 271 reads 0 comments

  21. Orioles Have Shown Continuing Interest in Morales, but Gap Remains

    The Orioles have been in discussions with free agent first baseman/DH Kendrys Morales at several points over the past few weeks, though there's said to remain a fairly significant gap in negotiations to date and the likelihood of a deal is unknown...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 765 reads 0 comments

  22. MLB Trade Rumors: Analyzing All the Latest Whispers, News and Speculation

    The first month of the 2014 season is in the books, leaving baseball fans to opine about their respective teams. In a league of parity, few franchises outside of Houston and Arizona look buried this early in the season...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 15,141 reads 8 comments

  23. Heyman: At Least 5 Teams Interested in Hanrahan

    The Tigers, Yankees, Rangers, Red Sox and Rockies are believed among teams showing strong interest in free-agent closer Joel Hanrahan, who is likely to sign before holding another open showcase...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 5,625 reads 0 comments

  24. Add the MLB Rumors Stream!

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  25. MLB Trade Rumors: Analyzing All the Latest Whispers, News and Speculation

    The 2014-15 Major League Baseball season is nearly a full month old. Over the last four weeks, narratives have emerged, spanning from overachievers to disappointments to an injury epidemic among young arms...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 3 months ago 23,141 reads 25 comments