1. Rosenthal: Nats Will Draft Strasburg

    Foxsports.com's Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Nationals will draft Stephen Strasburg with the first overall pick in June's draft. Strasburg's advisor, Scott Boras, is looking for a record $50 million signing bonus...

    Eli Greenspan Written by Eli Greenspan about 5 years ago 15 reads 0 comments

  2. Milwaukee's Corey Hart Drawing Interest

    Brewers outfielder Corey Hart is drawing interest from several teams, including the Tigers, Giants and Red Sox. Hart, who is hitting .256 with five home runs and a .330 on-base percentage, is making $3...

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  3. Astros Could Trade Oswalt

    The Chicago Tribune is reporting that Astros starting pitcher Roy Oswalt is at odds with manager Cecil Cooper and may be open to a trade. Oswalt has a full no-trade clause and would have to waive it for any trade...

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  4. Rockies Could Trade Cook

    Rockies ace Aaron Cook is off to a disappointing start since winning 16 games in 2008. He is 3-2 with a 4.82 ERA in 10 starts, including a complete game shutout. Cook is a solid pitcher, but is playing for a struggling ball club in hitters' heaven...

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  5. Myers Done For Season

    Phillies pitcher Brett Myers will have surgery to repair his right hip and will likely miss the remainder of the season. This is a big blow for the Phillies, whose rotation is already in shambles...

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  6. Trade Winds

    Red Sox scouting Braves' Francoeur: Braves GM Frank Wren chose not to comment on a report that the Red Sox were scouting outfielder Jeff Francoeur. Francoeur is hitting ...

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  7. Interview with Tanner Scheppers

    For those of you who don't know Tanner Scheppers, it will only be a matter of time before you do. Scheppers was taken in last years draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates, but chose not to sign...

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  8. Jeff Francouer On the Trading Block?

    Mark Bradley of the Atlanta Journal Constitution thinks it may be time to unload Braves outfielder Jeff Francouer. Francouer is hitting .259 with three home runs, has struck out 24 times, and owns a ...

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  9. Padres Shopping Kouzmanoff

    Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times said in a recent article that the Padres have expressed a willingness to move third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff...

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  10. Washington Nationals and the 2009 MLB Draft

    The Nationals have the first and tenth pick in the draft this year, presenting them with an opportunity to add two very good young players to their farm system...

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  11. Umps Out to Get Bradley?

    Chicago Cubs outfielder Milton Bradley told reporters Sunday that umpires are forcing him to swing at bad pitches by widening his strike zone...

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  12. Mariners Shopping Betancourt

    The Mariners have started shopping struggling shortstop Yuniesky Betancourt, who is hitting just .266 with 2 home runs in 40 games. Betancourt is career .281 hitter, but has an unimpressive ...

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  13. Phillies Eye Starters

    The Phillies are in dire need of pitching and need to act fast if they want to stay in contention in the National League East. After Hamels and Myers, the Nos. 3-5 pitchers all have ERAs over 6...

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  14. DeRosa to A's or Cardinals?

    Indians third baseman Mark DeRosa is drawing interest from several clubs. The St. Louis Dispatch suggests the Cardinals could look to add DeRosa as a utility player, or at least at third base until Troy Glaus can return...

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  15. Soriano to Second Base?

    With current Cubs second baseman Mike Fontenot struggling at the plate, manager Lou Piniella has considered moving Alfonso Soriano to second and putting Micah Hoffpauir in the left field...

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  16. Jake Peavy Exclusive Part III

    In the final installment of my exclusive interview with Jake Peavy, we talked about Kevin Towers and his time with the Padres. Little did we know that just a week after we talked, he would have to make a major career decision...

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  17. Mets Serious About DeRosa

    FanHouse has confirmed that the Mets have engaged the Indians in talks concerning Mark DeRosa. DeRosa would be a huge upgrade over current utility man Ramon Martinez. DeRosa is hitting ...

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  18. Jake Peavy Rejects White Sox Trade

    Padres pitcher Jake Peavy invoked his no-trade clause, rejecting the proposed trade to the White Sox. "As of right now, this is the best place for us to be...

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  19. White Sox Trade up to Peavy

    The White Sox have agreed in principle to a trade that would send former Cy Young award winner Jake Peavy to the White Sox for pitching prospect Aaron Poreda and pitcher Clayton Richard, among others...

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  20. Strasburg Update and the Washington Nationals' Decision

    San Diego State pitcher Stephen Strasburg, the presumtive No. 1 pick in this year's draft, pitched seven-and-two-thirds scoreless innings, improving to 13-0 with a 1.24 ERA in 102 innings...

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  21. Rays, Maddon Close To Extension

    The Rays and manager Joe Maddon are closing in on a three year extension through 2012. This extension is long overdue. Maddon built this team up to win its first AL pennant, and has earned the love and respect of his players in the process...

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  22. Peavy to White Sox?

    FOXSports.com is reporting that the White Sox are making a push for Padres ace Jake Peavy. Peavy, who would have to waive his no-trade clause, reportedly met with manager Bud Black to discuss the possible trade...

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  23. Foulke Pitching Well For Newark

    Newark Bears closer Keith Foulke is off to a good start this season with a 0.75 ERA in 12.1 innings. Foulke is hoping to receive a major league offer soon so he can get back in the big leagues...

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  24. Red Sox Need DH Replacement

    We're now a month and a half into the season and David Ortiz is still struggling at the plate. He is hitting .203 with no home runs and a .317 on-base percentage...

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  25. Quick Hits: DeRosa, Martinez, Cubs, Peavy

    Quick Hits: Indians third baseman Mark DeRosa has been linked to a couple teams in the past couple days. There is some speculation that DeRosa could go to the Mets. However, the Mets are playing awful defense and DeRosa isn't the best fielder...

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