1. Lester 'Thrown Off' by in-Season Contract Talks as Free Agency Looms

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Red Sox ace Jon Lester put contract talks on hold when he halted the team's recent in-season effort to rekindle discussions, telling them he preferred that he and the team avoid any potential distraction for the time being...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 13 days ago 1,626 reads 0 comments

  2. Morales Interested in Long-Term Deal with Twins

    Kendrys Morales' first venture into free agency lasted much longer than the switch-hitter would have liked, and after signing a one-year deal with the Twins in June, it sounds as if ...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 14 days ago 255 reads 0 comments

  3. Boston Red Sox: 3 Holes Red Sox Must Address at the Deadline

    The 2014 Boston Red Sox are a flawed team. This may be a fairly simple statement as the Red Sox approach the July 31 MLB trading deadline, but at 43-52—9...

    Peter Panacy Written by Peter Panacy about 14 days ago 2,744 reads 3 comments

  4. Pirates notebook: Bucs to target pitching on trade market

    CINCINNATI — The four-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals was a mixed bag for the Pirates' bullpen. The relievers were tagged for walk-off losses in the first two games...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 16 days ago 342 reads 0 comments

  5. Marlon Byrd Reveals 4-Team No-Trade Clause

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 17 days ago 600 reads 0 comments

  6. Dodgers, Cardinals Have Pieces to Get Price -- If the Rays Deal

    The Dodgers and Cardinals appear to be best-positioned to acquire superstar Rays pitcher David Price -- that is, if the Rays even trade him this month...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 18 days ago 1,259 reads 0 comments

  7. MLB Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Cardinals, Red Sox, Padres and More

    The sports world may be holding its breath in anticipation of the World Cup final and LeBron James’ impending decision, but baseball's hot-stove season is right around the corner...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 18 days ago 1,241 reads 0 comments

  8. Report: Lots of Interest in John Lackey

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 19 days ago 750 reads 0 comments

  9. Cole Hamels Can Block Trades to Twenty Clubs

    The two-year anniversary is approaching of the pre-trade deadline extension signed between the Phillies and lefty Cole Hamels. As part of that six-year, $144MM deal, Hamels received a limited no-trade clause, the details of which had gone unreported...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 19 days ago 188 reads 0 comments

  10. Royals Sign LHP Joe Saunders, Send to AAA

    The Royals announced that they have signed left-hander Joe Saunders to a minor league deal and assigned him to Triple-A Omaha. Saunders is a client of LSW Baseball...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 20 days ago 204 reads 0 comments

  11. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Rumblings from White Sox, Blue Jays and More

    It’s an annual rite of passage for every single MLB season—July rolls around and the contenders and pretenders start to talk shop...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 5,202 reads 0 comments

  12. Cubs' James Russell, Wesley Wright Drawing Trade Interest

    With Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel already shipped out to Oakland, the Cubs seem to be turning to their bullpen to find their next trade chips...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 21 days ago 20 reads 0 comments

  13. Kiszla: Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez Feel OK in Trade Winds

    Free falling from playoff contention toward rock bottom, if the Rockies make a big move in 2014 it will be to trade shortstop Troy Tulowitzki or outfielder Carlos Gonzalez...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 24 days ago 93 reads 0 comments

  14. Ace Lefty Lester Tells Red Sox to Halt Contract Talks Until After Season

    Red Sox ace Jon Lester has told the team he would prefer to concentrate on his pitching and the season, so both parties are now operating on the assumption that contract talks are off until season's end...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 24 days ago 835 reads 0 comments

  15. MLB Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Jason Hammel and Potential Stars on the Move

    With the Midsummer Classic approaching, the MLB rumor mill is alight with trade embers. Much of the attention at this point is leveled in the World Cup and the NBA's direction, ...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 26 days ago 625 reads 0 comments

  16. Pirates, Gregory Polanco Are Far Apart in Contract Talks

    The Pirates tried to do to Gregory Polanco what the Astros did to Jonathan Singleton: get him to sign a team-friendly long term deal before being called up to the bigs...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 30 days ago 349 reads 0 comments