1. Braves Expected to Meet with Olivera's Agent Today

    It's been quite the week on the Hector Olivera front, as the Cuban second baseman has changed agents and is said to be weighing offers of four to six years in length...

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  2. Report: Padres Looming as Favorite to Sign Olivera

    The San Diego Padres are positioning themselves as a favorite to land Cuban infielder Hector Olivera, showing a willingness to spend significant money after strong-but-failed attempts ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. Report: Indians, Kluber Open to Multi-Year Extension

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. - AL Cy Young winner Corey Kluber is the only player left unsigned in camp for the Indians this spring...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 537 reads 0 comments

  4. James Shields Confirms He Talked to Giants

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — As the story goes, starter James Shields enthusiastically let the Giants know that he wanted to sign with them as a free agent after they beat his Royals in the 2014 World Series...

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  5. Rangers Not Expected to Make a Panic Trade Following Yu Darvish News

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  6. The Favorites for Hector Olivera

    When I ranked the top players still in Cuba in August, the one player I struggled with trying to find an appropriate spot for was Hector Olivera...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 237 reads 0 comments

  7. Sources: Cuban Hector Olivera Could Have Damaged UCL in Throwing Arm

    Serious concern exists that Cuban infielder Hector Olivera has a damaged ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing arm, potentially hindering the market for a free agent who many expected ...

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  8. Andre Ethier Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Dodgers Star

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are trying to entice teams into making a deal for Andre Ethier by reportedly picking up a lot of money left on his contract...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 14,329 reads 19 comments

  9. Report: Phil Coke Expected to Have Deal in Place by Friday

    Phil Coke woke up Thursday morning without a job, but the veteran reliever could make his spring debut by the weekend...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 3 reads 0 comments

  10. To Move Him, Dodgers Offering to Pay Down Ethier's Contract by Half

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Dodgers have offered to pay down "about half" the $56 million remaining over three years on Andre Ethier's contract in efforts to trade him, sources familiar with the talks say...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 3 months ago 656 reads 0 comments

  11. MLB Rumors: Latest Trade, Free-Agent Buzz Around Spring Training

    There's generally not much in the way of trade or free-agent buzz during the early stages of MLB spring training, but sometimes there are a few rumors that warrant a serious look...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 3 months ago 1,258 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 months ago 2,637 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 months ago 612 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 66 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 887 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 4 months ago 1,644 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 4 months ago 37 reads 1 comments

  19. 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 4 months ago 12 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 4 months ago 53 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 4 months ago 2,866 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 4 months ago 9,627 reads 8 comments

  23. Yoan Moncada Has a Freakish Physique

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  24. 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 4 months ago 8,896 reads 1 comments

  25. 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 4 months ago 17 reads 0 comments