Mark Trumbo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mark Trumbo, Orioles avoid arbitration for $9.15 million

    Hardball Talk "Baltimore knew Mark Trumbo would command a big salary when they acquired him from Seattle and now the Orioles have signed the first baseman/outfielder to a one-year, $9.15 million deal to avoid arbitration. Trumbo didn’t cost much to acquire because he was a quasi-salary dump, as the Mariners..." January 14

  • Orioles acquire Mark Trumbo from Mariners for Steve Clevenger

    CBS Sports "The Orioles on Monday acquired slugging outfielder Mark Trumbo from the Mariners in exchange for reserve Steve Clevenger. CBS Sports MLB Insider Jon Heyman has confirmed the trade. Trumbo, 29, batted .262/.310/.449 (108 OPS+) with 22 homers for the Diamondbacks and Mariners last season. He has..." December 02

  • Mariners closing in on deal to send Trumbo to Orioles

    Tacoma News Tribune "The Mariners, in a race to beat the clock, closed in Tuesday night on a deal that would sent first baseman/outfielder Mark Trumbo to Baltimore for catcher/first baseman Steve Clevenger. Sources from both sides confirmed discussions were ongoing, although one cautioned: "There’s still some..." December 01

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    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    #Orioles in active trade talks with Mariners for Mark Trumbo with catcher Steve Clevenger heading to Seattle, per sources.

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Rockies among teams talking to #Mariners about Trumbo. Tender deadline midnight tomorrow; M’s could tender Trumbo, then trade him.

  • Trumbo talks off between Rox, M's "The Rockies talked with the Mariners about power-hitting first baseman Mark Trumbo, but those discussions are no longer current, a Major League source said Tuesday morning. That doesn't necessarily mean that the situation won't come up again, but it would have to be a new and separate round of..." December 01

  • Orioles "a new entry" in market for Mark Trumbo

    Camden Chat "The Orioles are "in the mix" of teams who have checked in the availability of Seattle first baseman Mark Trumbo, writes Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Remember always the first law of baseball rumors: Probably nothing will happen. Trumbo is believed to be on the trade block as the Mariners want to..." December 01

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    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    Several rival execs said they expect #Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto to trade Mark Trumbo this winter. Another bat on the market.

  • Mariners looking to trade Mark Trumbo

    Hardball Talk "Seattle acquired Mark Trumbo from Arizona in June, but that was the Mariners’ old front office regime and new general manager Jerry Dipoto is remaking the roster. And he already traded away Trumbo once, back when he was the Angels’ general manager. Jerry Crasnick of reports that..." November 24

  • Mariners get Trumbo, Nuno in 6-player deal "The Mariners have acquired outfielder/designated hitter Mark Trumbo and left-hander Vidal Nuno from the D-backs in exchange for catcher Welington Castillo, right-handed pitcher Dominic Leone and Minor Leaguers Gabby Guerrero and Jack Reinheimer. "Trumbo gives us another proven,..." June 05

  • Arizona's Trumbo may prove too valuable to trade -- for now

    Fox Sports "Diamondbacks right fielder Mark Trumbo continues to look like an obvious trade candidate, and third baseman Jake Lamb is expected to return from a left foot injury by late next week, seemingly leaving the team little choice but to play Yasmany Tomas in the outfield. General manager Dave..." June 01

  • Diamondbacks again counting on punch from Trumbo

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks are hoping that Yasmany Tomas can step in and be a force in the lineup. And that A.J. Pollock can put together a full, productive season. And that Aaron Hill can deliver a bounce-back year. But manager Chip Hale noted that when the subject turns to his lineup and the all of the..." March 05

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Source: Mark Trumbo definitely in play with Diamondbacks. There was talk of a three-way deal with him that fell through. Still available.

  • Should D-Backs keep Trumbo? Next GM has difficult decision

    Arizona Republic "Barring a monster final two weeks, slugger Mark Trumbo will enter the offseason on the heels of a disappointing season, leaving whomever the Diamondbacks select as their next general manager with a difficult decision on his hands. By spring training, first baseman Paul Goldschmidt will be back..." September 17

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    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    #Dbacks OF Trumbo said he has been told he will miss six weeks. Third metatarsal stress fracture

  • Foot fracture sends Trumbo to disabled list "The D-backs placed outfielder Mark Trumbo on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Tuesday, with a stress fracture in his left foot and recalled outfielder Roger Kieschnick from Triple-A Reno on Thursday. Trumbo, 28, is tied for the National League lead with seven home runs and ranks second..." April 24

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    Nick Piecoro @nickpiecoro

    Mark Trumbo has a stress fracture in his left foot, MRI shows. Will go for second opinion.

  • Trade can't stop Trumbo from attending Angels' annual children's party

    Fox Sports "A little trade isn't going to stop Mark Trumbo from celebrating an annual tradition. Trumbo was traded by the Angels to the Diamondbacks on Dec. 10, but the deal didn't stop the slugger from taking part in the Angels'€™ annual Children'€™s Holiday Party at the ESPN Zone in Downtown Disney. The..." December 26

  • D’backs, Angels, White Sox agree to three-team Trumbo deal

    Hardball Talk "A source told the Arizona Republic’s Nick Piecoro that the deal is done. The Diamondbacks will get Trumbo and two players to be named, and they give outfielder Adam Eaton to the White Sox and left-hander Tyler Skaggs to the Angels. Left-hander Hector Santiago will go from Chicago to..." December 10

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    Alden Gonzalez @Alden_Gonzalez

    Heard there's "good chance" Trumbo is moved during Winter Meetings. #Dbacks definitely a possibility, but #Angels engaged in lots of talks.

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    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    Heard Trumbo's name as potential #dbacks target this week. But @JeffFletcherOCR made it sound as if #angels aren't moving him.

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    Jeff Fletcher @JeffFletcherOCR

    Re: Trumbo, looks like Angels front office convinced the fair deal (top young starting pitching) to be worth trading Trumbo does not exist

  • Interest is huge in Trumbo, but the Angels are trying not to trade him

    CBS Sports "Mark Trumbo, a 30-homer hitter, is by far the Angels' most coveted player in trade. They could solve some of their pitching issues if they would trade Trumbo. However, the Angels are very reluctant to deal him. Of all their players being talked about in trade, he's the one they most want to..." November 13

  • Marlins target four possible spots for upgrade, and may move pitching

    CBS Sports "When someone recently suggested to a Marlins person that maybe they could just "tweak" a couple things to get better, the Marlins person said he thought to himself, "Tweak? We lost a hundred games. If we tweak, we might lose 98." No, the Marlins have set out to make some decent-sized changes..." November 12

  • Red Sox could trade for Mark Trumbo

    SB Nation "The Red Sox may be in need of a first baseman and the Angels are known to have Trumbo on the block. If Mike Napoli does not re-sign with the Boston Red Sox, the team will look at Mark Trumbo as a possible option to take over at first base, reports Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. The Angels..." November 10

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    The Angels want pitching,and sources say they've indicated a willingness to other teams to trade Peter Bourjos or/and Mark Trumbo to get it.

  • Angels trade rumors: Mark Trumbo sought by multiple teams

    SB Nation "With the 2013-14 MLB offseason looming teams are beginning to work out their future plans in an effort to prepare for 2014 and beyond. One such team is the Los Angeles Angels who coming off a disappointing season have been rumored to be in the trade market as a possible seller in the..." October 05

  • Mark Trumbo powers Angels to 12-6 win over Toronto Blue Jays

    Los Angeles Times "Mark Trumbo matched a team record with four extra-base hits including back-to-back home runs with Josh Hamilton and Chris Iannetta and Erick Aybar also went deep as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 12-6 on Tuesday night. Trumbo had a career-best five hits and became the first..." September 11

  • Hall Of Fame Hopeful Mark Trumbo
    Jarett Burke, Featured Columnist

    July 31

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    Mike DiGiovanna @MikeDiGiovanna

    Heard rumblings that #Pirates inquired about #Angels 1B Mark Trumbo and might be willing to part with young SP; not sure if it has legs.

  • Mark Trumbo shows support for Jason Collins

    L.A. Daily News "NBA center Jason Collins' landmark announcement on Monday that he is gay was met with praise in the Angels clubhouse, pointing to the growing sense that it's no longer a question of if, but when, openly gay players will be accepted in the majors. Collins (Harvard-Westlake High) is the first..." April 30

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    Scott Miller @

    Albert Pujols DH today for #Angels. Scioscia ha said he would get him off of his feet. Trumbo 1B

  • Angels' Trumbo moving to the swing shift

    Orange County Register "On April 5, 1973, Ron Blomberg of the New York Yankees made baseball history by stepping to the plate as the game's first designated hitter. Now, almost 40 years later, the designated hitter is used in virtually every baseball league in America, yet players are still trying to figure out the..." March 06

  • Mark Trumbo prepares for another challenge with Angels

    Los Angeles Times "If Mark Trumbo weren't so accommodating and willing to adapt, he might complain publicly about being jerked around a bit by the Angels, who have a funny way of showing their appreciation for the young slugger. Trumbo replaced the injured Kendrys Morales and led the team with 29 home runs and 87..." February 19

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