1. Wheeler to Mets? Manny Too?

    According to the NY Post, the Mets may target a second tier pitcher, rather than spend the big bucks on a closer like Francisco Rodriguez...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 6 years ago 166 reads 1 comments

  2. Sherman: Yankees Have A Plan

    According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Yankees have about 90 million dollars available and plan to spend it on the market. Of the pitchers available, they would like to sign two of the top three pitchers: CC Sabathia, A...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 6 years ago 197 reads 0 comments

  3. Jerry DiPoto, Kim Ng, Front-Runners for Seattle Mariners' GM Position

    According to Buster Olney, Arizona Diamondbacks executive Jerry DiPoto is one of the front-runners for the Mariners GM job. DiPoto has built a reputation as a great scout, having served for the Red Sox during their first World Series in 2004...

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  4. Michael Barrett Opts For Free Agency

    Padres catcher Michael Barrett cleared waivers and opted for free agency, rather than go to the minors. Barrett's best years came with the Cubs, but ended abruptly in 2007 due Barrett's poor ...

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  5. Giants Targeting Uggla, First Baseman?

    The Giants are looking for some offensive help, and will try to acquire either a second baseman, most likely Dan Uggla, or a first baseman, probably in the form of Derrek Lee or Paul Konerko...

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  6. Dombrowski: Pitching and Defense

    In a recent email to Tigers GM Dave Dombrowksi, I asked where he would like to improve over the offseason. Personally, I think the Tigers have a solid core of middle relievers, but lack the late inning guys to put the game away...

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  7. Rockies Targeting Sherrill, Roberts?

    According to one NL executive, the Rockies are looking for a closer and a second baseman and may look to trade Matt Holliday (and a prospect or two) to land both of them. "That wouldn't surprise me at all," when asked about the possible swap...

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  8. Should The Twins Trade Kubel?

    Sports blog First and Goal from Second Base suggests it would be best for the Twins to trade Jason Kubel this offseason for a reliever...

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  9. Saito to Cardinals?

    According to the LA Daily News, the Dodgers would like to go forward with Jonathan Broxton as their closer and may trade Takashi Saito. Saito was injured for half the season and the Dodgers are worried that relying on him would only hurt their bullpen...

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  10. Peavy to Yankees?

    If the Yankees are looking to add pitching, they may look through trading before spending one hundred million dollars on a pitcher. If the Padres decided to have a fire sale, they could ask Peavy to waive his no trade clause and possibly unload him...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 6 years ago 224 reads 4 comments

  11. Dodgers To Trade Jones?

    In a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times, Andruw Jones said that if he is not starting, he wants to be traded: "I'm an everyday guy or I need to move out." Jones struggled mightily for the Dodgers in nearly a half of a season, hitting ...

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  12. Jocketty Taking Cardinal Approach With Reds

    According to the Columbus Dispatch, the Reds may attempt to pluck a couple of the arbitration eligibles players away from the Marlins. The Marlins have expressed a desire to stay at the same payroll and will have to trade several players to keep it there.

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  13. A.J. Burnett Waiting on Market?

    According to a source close to Darren Braunecker, the agent of A.J. Burnett, he plans to let the market set the value of his pitcher, considering he is the next best pitcher behind CC Sabathia...

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  14. 2009 MLB Draft Order

    Here is a quick look at the 2009 Draft Order. This will be in the Special Features tab on the right side of the site for you to look at down the road: 1. Washington Nationals 2...

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  15. Brian Roberts and Indians a Perfect Match

    Last offseason, the Indians were the mystery team in on Brian Roberts. The Orioles backed out of multiple deals demanding more for Roberts, ultimately failing to get anything done. This offseason is a different story...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 6 years ago 372 reads 3 comments

  16. Cubs, Padres Might Hold Off On Selling?

    The slowing economy is going to slow the selling of both the Cubs and Padres. Padres owner John Moores is looking to sell up to 49 % of the team as part of his divorce settlement...

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  17. Mets Shopping Beltran?

    According to Frank Russo of the NY Baseball Digest, the Mets are willing to listen to offers about outfielder Carlos Beltran. Beltran, who hit .284 with 27 HR and 25 SB, was right on par with his career numbers...

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  18. Burgos To Be Jailed

    Mets pitcher Ambiorix Burgos will be heading to jail for the next three months awaiting trial for killing two women in a hit and run accident...

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  19. Anderson to Oakland?

    According to a source, the Athletics will talk with Garrett Anderson about possibly taking their DH spot for 2009. He hit .293 with 15 HR in 145 games this season and those could improve if he is exclusively in the DH spot...

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  20. Japanese Baseball Introduces Ban

    Japan's professional baseball teams have introduced a ban on players who return from playing baseball overseas after decided to not enter the Japanese amateur draft...

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  21. Time To Trade Derrek Lee?

    Is it time to trade Derrek Lee? Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee is a fan favorite among Cubs fans, but could he be hurting the team? He only hit .291 with 20 HR in the three spot, while grounding into the most double plays in the league...

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  22. Royals Targeting Burrell and Furcal?

    The Royals are looking to make a splash this offseason and are targeting names such as Pat Burrell and Rafael Furcal...

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  23. Konerko to Orioles?

    If the Orioles fail to covet Mark Teixiera, it is possible they would pursue Paul Konerko. The White Sox are in the market for an infielder and could target either Brian Roberts or Melvin Mora in a trade...

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  24. Harden To See Specialist

    Cubs pitcher Rich Harden will have his shoulder examined at the request of the Chicago Cubs, according to the Chicago Tribune...

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  25. Quick Hits

    The Cubs pursued Raul Ibanez at the trade deadline this year, but failed. He is a free agent this offseason and the Cubs may try to offer him a two or three year deal and play him in right field...

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