1. Juan Nicasio to Pirates: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Not content to stand pat with their current bullpen alignment, the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed free-agent right-hander Juan Nicasio. Per Bob Nightengale of USA Today , the Pirates announced their deal with Nicasio on Thursday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 7,332 reads 9 comments

  2. Jonathan Broxton to Cardinals: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    After a successful run with the St. Louis Cardinals down the stretch last season, right-hander Jonathan Broxton has agreed to a two-year extension with the team. Per Derrick Goold of the St...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 531 reads 0 comments

  3. Adam Warren to Cubs: Latest Trade Details and Scouting Report

    The Starlin Castro era is over in Chicago, after the Cubs traded the shortstop/second baseman to the New York Yankees on Tuesday night. Jon Heyman of CBSSports...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 6 months ago 19,252 reads 94 comments

  4. Ben Zobrist, John Lackey Deals Strong Veteran Upgrades for Title-Chasing Cubs

    The young, upstart Chicago Cubs have gotten a little longer in the tooth this offseason — and that's a good thing...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 6 months ago 28,428 reads 217 comments

  5. Dusty Baker Comments on Aroldis Chapman and MLB Domestic Violence Policy

    New Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker spoke Tuesday about the domestic violence allegations involving star Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman and MLB 's policy on the crime...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 6 months ago 11,142 reads 0 comments

  6. Aroldis Chapman Allegedly Fired Gunshots, 'Choked' Girlfriend After Argument

    The baseball world thought the Cincinnati Reds had traded closer Aroldis Chapman to the Los Angeles Dodgers early Monday, but an alleged domestic violence incident reportedly halted the deal...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 113,739 reads 0 comments

  7. Jonathan Lucroy Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Brewers C's Future

    Jonathan Lucroy has been a member of the Milwaukee Brewers since he entered the league in 2010, but the team may trade him this offseason. Continue for updates. Teams 'Listening' to Lucroy Offers Monday, Dec...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 9,787 reads 37 comments

  8. Trevor Cahill Re-Signs with Cubs: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Chicago Cubs re-signed relief pitcher Trevor Cahill to a one-year, $4.25 million contract on Monday, per Buster Olney of ESPN.com. Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com confirmed the report, adding the deal is pending a physical...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 6 months ago 4,484 reads 28 comments

  9. Why Aroldis Chapman Will Be the 2015 MLB Winter Meetings' Must-Have Prize

    In the days leading up to the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the Houston Astros and Cincinnati Reds discussed a blockbuster deal that would have sent both Johnny Cueto and Aroldis Chapman to the Astros...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 6 months ago 16,489 reads 25 comments

  10. Cubs Should Chase Jeff Samardzija-John Lackey Duo over Greinke

    The Chicago Cubs missed out on Jordan Zimmermann. Then they whiffed on David Price. Now they need to go hard after Zack Greinke, right? They just returned to relevance with a ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 6 months ago 21,152 reads 104 comments

  11. Brayan Pena to Cardinals: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The St. Louis Cardinals announced Monday they signed free-agent catcher Brayan Pena to a two-year contract. According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch , Pena's contract is worth $5 million...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 6 months ago 10,040 reads 25 comments

  12. Aroldis Chapman's Value Remains Unchanged by the Craig Kimbrel Trade

    Aroldis Chapman has created quite the market for himself. Triple-digit fastballs on the regular, an ERA and FIP living below 2...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 6 months ago 8,218 reads 22 comments

  13. Cardinals Desperately Need Power, but Chris Davis Is Too Much of a Risk

    The St. Louis Cardinals had many good things going for them in 2015, but power was not one of them. As such, you can't blame them for having eyes on the best power hitter money can buy...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 months ago 19,603 reads 37 comments

  14. Adam Lind Reportedly Traded to Seattle Mariners

    Coming off a 94-loss season and needing to build their team from the bottom up, the Milwaukee Brewers have reportedly traded first baseman Adam Lind to the Seattle Mariners ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 17,990 reads 29 comments

  15. Jonathan Villar to Brewers: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Houston Astros announced on Thursday they have traded infielder Jonathan Villar to the Milwaukee Brewers for minor league pitcher Cy Sneed...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 6 months ago 14,613 reads 31 comments

  16. Chicago Cubs Become 1st Team Since 2011 to Win 3 Major Awards

    The 2015 Chicago Cubs are the first team since the 2011 Seattle Mariners to account for three of MLB 's major end-of-season awards, per MLB Stat of the Day on Twitter...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 6 months ago 3,323 reads 8 comments

  17. Joe Maddon's Cocky, Loose Persona Was Perfect for Young Cubs Stars

    Joe Maddon entered a den full of untested Cubbies. Now, after his first season at the helm, they're all grown up. No, Chicago didn't bust its legendary World Series drought...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 6 months ago 4,849 reads 21 comments

  18. Joe Maddon Wins NL Manager of the Year: Voting Results, Comments and Reaction

    After winning Manager of the Year two times with the Tampa Bay Rays , Joe Maddon brought his magic to the Chicago Cubs and was named 2015 National League Manager of the Year...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 8,825 reads 88 comments

  19. Cy Young or Not, Jake Arrieta Achieved Pitching Perfection in 2015

    The shame of the 2015 National League Cy Young race is that only one pitcher can win it. Really, the award wouldn't be misplaced on any of the three finalists' mantelpieces...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 months ago 18,728 reads 59 comments

  20. Kris Bryant Wins 2015 NL Rookie of the Year: Voting Results, Comments, Reaction

    Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs was announced as the 2015 National League Rookie of the Year on Monday as chosen by the Baseball Writers' Association of America: ESPN ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 6 months ago 13,720 reads 67 comments

  21. Todd Frazier Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Reds 3B's Future

    Add Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier to the ever-growing list of All-Stars reportedly available on this winter's trade market. C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reported that the Reds are "shopping Frazier heavily...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 months ago 90,499 reads 113 comments

  22. Kris Bryant's Runaway NL ROY Season Just the Tip of the Iceberg

    The Rookie of the Year is about performance, not potential. Geovany Soto can finish ahead of Joey Votto , and Chris Coghlan can win in a year when Andrew McCutchen was also eligible...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 6 months ago 24,050 reads 24 comments

  23. Jake Arrieta-Zack Greinke-Jon Lester 'Big 3' Would Put Cubs on 2016 Title Path

    When the Chicago Cubs hired Joe Maddon last winter, Theo Epstein called it a " unique opportunity " the team just couldn't pass up. When they signed Jon Lester six weeks later, Maddon said they'd " won the baseball lottery ...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 7 months ago 20,143 reads 118 comments

  24. Jay Bruce Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Reds OF's Future

    The Cincinnati Reds unsuccessfully shopped Jay Bruce at the 2015 MLB trade deadline, but the team appears more motivated to move the right fielder with the offseason officially underway...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 856 reads 0 comments

  25. Lance Lynn's TJ Surgery Positions Cardinals as Big Players in Loaded SP Market

    Starting pitching was the least of the St. Louis Cardinals ' problems in 2015. Even despite losing Adam Wainwright for the bulk of the year, the Cardinals rotation still racked up an MLB -best 2...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 13,384 reads 57 comments