Yahoo! Sports "The David Price sweepstakes is expected to heat up later this week, multiple executives with interest in the left-handed ace told Yahoo Sports, as the Tampa Bay Rays begin to survey the market for the former Cy Young winner and consider whether to trade him. The Seattle Mariners, Los Angeles..." December 05
Matt Kemp is in play for the Red Sox and the Dodgers would eat some money in the right deal. Just a question of whether the Red Sox want to
Brian Wilson agrees to terms with Dodgers 1yr $10m w/ player option for $10m
Sources: The deal the #Dodgers are discussing with Brian Wilson would be for one year with a player option - in effect, two years.
#Rays are an unlikely fit for Ellis, at least at moment. Difficult to see how he could end up in Tampa Bay.
Source: NPB clubs indicating they will accept maximum bid structure for posting system, now negotiating w/ MLB where that point would be.
Mariners have been among the most aggressive suitors for Matt Kemp, sources say. They are looking at free agents too. @FOXSports1
MLBPlayers.com "The executive board of the Major League Baseball Players Association voted unanimously to appoint Tony Clark as the union's next executive director, pending a vote by the general membership, it was announced today during the MLBPA's annual executive board meeting. The general membership will vote..." December 04
Today, the #Dodgers non-tendered RHP Ronald Belisario, making him a free agent.
Mariners are still looking for outfield bats via trade, sources say. Matt Kemp and Dexter Fowler are on their wish list. @FOXSports1
Sources: Dodgers have remained in contact with multiple teams on possibility of Matt Kemp trade. SEA, BOS, TEX among those with interest.
MLB.com "The free-agent pool got a boost on Monday, with former closers John Axford and Andrew Bailey among the biggest names cut loose ahead of the 11:59 p.m. ET non-tender deadline. Teams had until that time to offer -- or tender -- contracts to arbitration-eligible players. A non-tendered player..." December 03
CBSSports.com "As has been previously noted in this space, the Orioles are willing to listen to trade offers for All-Star closer Jim Johnson. Reports Monday are a lot stronger, though, as CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman reports the Orioles are trying to trade him. A Fox Sports report said the Orioles are "trying..." December 02
CBSSports.com "A few weeks ago, talks between Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball about a new posting system hit a snag. MLB reportedly grew impatient and felt NPB's officials were dragging their feet seeking approval and finalizing the agreement. As a result, MLB amended their..." December 02
Fansided "It was obvious that Mark Ellis’s time with the Los Angeles Dodgers was up when they signed Cuban infielder Alexander Guerrero. The Dodgers declined the 36 year old veterans $5.75 million dollar option but expressed interest in him returning to the team. His return to the Dodgers may be..." November 30
MLB.com "Pitcher Ted Lilly confirmed earlier reports that he has retired as a player because of chronic neck pain. Clarifying conflicting published comments in recent days, Lilly on Thursday wrote in a text message that he can no longer physically perform. "I am retiring," Lilly wrote. "I don't want..." November 30
MLB.com "Infielder Hanley Ramirez said he's working on a contract extension with the Dodgers. Ramirez wouldn't discuss years and salary, but while commemorating Team Dominican Republic's championship in the World Baseball Classic at an event Thursday in Santo Domingo, he told ESPN Deportes that a deal..." November 30
#Dodgers sign Scott Elbert and Drew Butera.
Minneapolis Star Tribune "The rebuilding of the Twins’ starting rotation apparently has begun, with Ricky Nolasco as the beneficiary. The veteran righthander, who has won 89 games in eight major-league seasons, agreed to a free-agent contract with the Twins on Wednesday, several media outlets reported, though the Twins..." November 28
Sure, Michael Young is interesting(.279/.335/.395) to teams he's reached out to like O's, Rd Sox...
Source: #Twins agree to terms with Ricky Nolasco.
MLB Trade Rumors "Left-hander Ted Lilly's comeback attempt has stalled due to persistent shoulder and back pain, and the 15-year veteran is set to announce his retirement from professional baseball, he told Andreina Salas Guzman Venezuelan news outlet El Universal (Spanish link). "My body in general is telling..." November 27
Deadspin.com "Recently, as you may recall, we announced our plan to subvert the annual elections for baseball's Hall of Fame by buying votes from voters. Our idea was to make a mockery and farce of the increasingly solemn and absurd election process, and to take some power from the duly appointed custodians of..." November 27
CBSSports.com "The Twins are said by people familiar with their situation to have inquired about just about every available starting pitcher. Although Bronson Arroyo, Ricky Nolasco and ex-Twin Matt Garza have been linked to the Twins most often, they've also inquired about other top starters like Ervin Santana..." November 26
MLB.com "The induction ceremony for the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., next July 28 could have a real Atlanta Braves flavor to it. Former Braves pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, each a 300-game winner, head a ballot stacked with superstar newcomers that will be studied by..." November 26
Detroit News "The Tigers are moving toward a possible deal with free-agent bullpen closer Brian Wilson, The Detroit News has learned. A source told The Detroit News that negotiations with the ex-Dodgers and Giants reliever were serious. The source requested anonymity because a deal had not been..." November 26
#Dodgers GM Ned Colletti said he is open to adding another starting pitcher.
Fansided "The New York Yankees appear to have more moves in mind following their signing of catcher Brian McCann to a five-year contract. Now they appear to be one of the teams inquiring about Los Angeles Dodgers‘ outfielder Matt Kemp, according to the Boston Globe. The Yankees are one of several teams..." November 25
Sources: Haren to #Dodgers, one year, $10M plus 2015 option that vests at 180 innings. Pending physical.
Boston Globe "The Red Sox are one of several teams who have made inquiries on Dodgers centerfielder Matt Kemp according to a major league source. The Red Sox have probably made a few dozen of these types of calls on trades and free-agents, but Kemp is certainly intriguing. The one player they probably have..." November 23
Foxsports.com "Since acquiring the club from Frank McCourt before the 2012 season, the Dodgers ownership group has been a smash hit with Angelenos. And if the latest rumor pans out, the love affair will only intensify. The group that saw Magic Johnson take a seat in the owner's box and put players like Adrian..." November 22
Source: #Dodgers add Josh Judy on a minor league deal
Foxsports.com "Matt Kemp does not want to be traded, according to his agent, Dave Stewart. But Stewart said Kemp understands why the Los Angeles Dodgers could move him, and that his preference — if it happens — would be to join a winning team. Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti has said he is open to..." November 22
@dodgers have been in contact with Dan Haren's agent. Hard to tell if the fit is right but there's some interest on both sides
Gammons Daily "Luis Sardinas obviously is not the only trade chip in the Rangers’ search for power. There have been a lot of rumors concerning retooling the offense that dropped to 7th in the league in runs—in a hitter-friendly ballpark. One rumor that keeps cropping up is for the Rangers to send Ian Kinsler to..." November 19
Dodgers signed Brendan Harris to a minor league deal with an invite to Major League spring training.
#dodgers have interest in juan uribe. But so far he seeks a 3-yr deal. Even in thin 3B market, that's probably a stretch.
Bronson Arroyo told us that the Phillies, Dodgers, Angels, Twins and Orioles have all expressed in him but he has yet to get an offer XM 89
Sources: #Reds, free agent Skip Schumaker agree on two-year deal, pending physical.
MLB.com "There's an old joke that says all you need to have a long career in baseball is to pitch with your left hand and have a pulse. It's a big-league exaggeration, of course, but the best lefties in the business are right on the pulse of what makes playoff contenders successful. During this..." November 18
Source: #SFGiants offering Nolasco three years.
#Dodgers prefer starting pitcher on 1- or 2-year deal, sources say. Kuroda not under consideration. Team does not want to lose draft pick.
Depending on where dollar figures fall, DET's preference among available closers may well be Brian Wilson,coming off his strong '13 showing.
ESPN.com "Major League Baseball officials impeded a Florida Department of Health investigation of Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch by purchasing clinic documents they likely knew had been stolen and had been warned not to obtain, sources close to the investigation told "Outside the Lines." The Department of..." November 15