• Report: Padres looking closely at Madison Bumgarner, Dallas Keuchel

    The Score "With Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg off the board, the focus for teams looking for high-end pitching help appears to have shifted to Madison Bumgarner and Dallas Keuchel. The San Diego Padres are one of those clubs, as the team is taking..." December 14

  • Clayton Kershaw reflects on NLDS loss, 'shocked' by Astros allegations

    ESPN "Clayton Kershaw was uncommonly vulnerable on the night of Oct. 9 in the aftermath of a National League Division Series elimination by the Washington Nationals. Kershaw entered Game 5 with two outs and a two-run lead in the seventh inning. He struck out Adam Eaton, but..." December 14

  • MLB says it's willing to walk away from minors deal, but what would take its place?

    Sporting News "Major League Baseball is angry with Minor League Baseball for continuing to negotiate a new business agreement in public. The feud escalated Friday to the point that MLB threatened to walk away entirely from its decadeslong partnership with the minors' governing body. Was that a..." December 14

  • Five MLB Blockbuster Trades We Would Love To See This Winter

    Sportsnaut "The 2019 MLB winter meetings are in the books and the four-day extravaganza provided plenty of movement across baseball. Now with many of the top free agents off the board, our attention shifts to this offseason’s top trade candidates. There is more MVP-caliber talent..." December 14

  • Avisail Garcia Reportedly Drawing Interest From 3 Teams With Brewers Emerging as Favorites

    12 Up "Avisail Garcia is looking for his next MLB home after a solid season in Tampa Bay with the Rays. The outfielder is available on the open market and has reportedly piqued the interest of the Rays (his former employers), Brewers and Marlins. The Brewers seem to be the..." December 14

  • Anthony Rendon Signing Makes Angels an Immediate Contender

    The Big Lead "Anthony Rendon has made his decision, and the 29-year-old third baseman will be heading west. The Los Angeles Angels went big and agreed to sign the All-Star to a seven-year, $245 million deal. With Rendon on board and the other moves owner Arte Moreno has made over the past few months,..." December 14

  • Rangers Re-Sign Jeffrey Springs

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Rangers have re-signed left-hander Jeffrey Springs to a one-year major league contract, the team announced. In more noteworthy news, the Rangers made righty Jordan Lyles’ two-year, $16MM contract official. Now 27 years old, Springs is fresh off a..." December 14

  • Clayton Kershaw endorses Dodgers’ pursuit of Madison Bumgarner

    Larry Brown Sports "Madison Bumgarner has a long and sometimes controversial history with the Los Angeles Dodgers, but that won’t stop one star from endorsing a potential move. Pitcher Clayton Kershaw said Friday he would welcome Bumgarner to the Dodgers if the team elects to bring him..." December 13

  • MLB's Josh Donaldson Buys Mom $70,000 Maserati For Quitting Smoking

    TMZ "Quit smoking ... get a brand-new Maserati??? That's the deal Josh Donaldson made with his mom ... and when the MLB superstar paid up his side of the bet with the $70,000 whip -- Momma Donaldson's reaction was PRICELESS!!! The Atlanta Braves stud says he..." December 13

  • Yu Darvish Won't Waive No-Trade Clause Amid Interest

    Bleacher Report "Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Yu Darvish reportedly has "no intention" of waiving his no-trade clause before or during the 2020 season.  According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, Darvish loves being with the Cubs and does not desire a..." December 13

  • Nationals Reportedly ‘Focused’ on Josh Donaldson in Free Agency

    12 Up "Let's just call it like it is: there's no replacing a player like Anthony Rendon. The All-Star free agent third baseman, of course, signed a massive seven-year, $245 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels earlier in the week. That news left the..." December 13

  • Brandon Morrow Reportedly Signs Minor-League Contract With Cubs

    NBC Chicago "Pitcher Brandon Morrow had high hopes when he signed a two-year deal with the Chicago Cubs prior to the 2018 season, but after two injury-plagued seasons, he’s reportedly going to give the North Side another try. According to multiple reports, Morrow has agreed to a one-year..." December 13

  • Astros sign Lance McCullers to a one-year, $4.1 million deal

    Houston Chronicle "The Astros agreed to terms with pitcher Lance McCullers Jr., on a one-year, $4.1 million deal to avoid arbitration, a person with knowledge of the deal said on Friday. McCullers’ salary is unchanged from 2019, a season in which he did not pitch after undergoing Tommy John..." December 13

  • Braves Re-Sign Charlie Culberson

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Braves announced that they have re-signed utilityman Charlie Culberson. It’s a minor league deal with a non-roster invitation for Spring Training. Culberson can earn at a $1MM rate in the majors, per MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand (via Twitter). Culberson, 30, played a..." December 13

  • Brewers Sign Brett Anderson

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "The Milwaukee Brewers made a surprise addition Friday afternoon, signing veteran left-handed pitcher Brett Anderson to a one-year contract. Anderson, 31, has spent the past two seasons with the Oakland A’s. " December 13

  • Mets, Yoenis Cespedes agree to 2020 salary adjustment

    Larry Brown Sports "Yoenis Cespedes won’t be making as much as he originally expected to in 2020 after he renegotiated his salary with the New York Mets. According to various reports, Cespedes and the Mets have renegotiated his deal to reduce his salary from the $29.5 million he was originally..." December 13

  • MLB Winter Meetings are in the books, now let's reset the free agent and trade markets

    CBS Sports "A Winter Meetings most frenzied -- one in which more than $1 billion in guaranteed salary was cast about -- is freshly behind us. While the highest-profile likes of Gerrit Cole, Anthony Rendon and Stephen Strasburg are now spoken for, we've still got a number of..." December 13

  • Phillies To Sign Matt Szczur

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The Phillies are about to sign a player with a resume chock-full of impressive — and important — accomplishments. According to sources, Matt Szczur, the 30-year-old outfielder from South Jersey, has agreed to sign a minor-league contract with the Phils. The deal..." December 13

  • Royals Re-Sign Jesse Hahn

    Kansas City Star "Right-handed pitcher Jesse Hahn certainly didn’t twist in the wind for very long. Hahn, who’d been non-tendered by the Kansas City Royals on Dec. 2, re-signed with the club on Friday. Hahn signed a one-year major-league contract with a base salary of $600,000 and..." December 13

  • Marlins Met With Yasiel Puig

    Sportsnaut "As the Miami Marlins continue to explore potential options for outfield upgrades, the team reportedly met this week with free-agent outfielder Yasiel Puig. According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, Miami spent time at the winter meetings to meet with Puig. The club also met with..." December 13

  • World Series Flasher Julia Rose Looking To ‘Show Support’ For Gerrit Cole in His Debut With the Yankees

    Total Pro Sports "Instagram model Julia Rose, who became a household name during the World Series when she flashed her boobs to millions around the country, is looking to do some big things once again that involves Gerrit Cole. " December 13

  • Rays finalizing 2-year deal with Yoshitomo Tsutsugo

    The Score "The Tampa Bay Rays are finalizing a two-year deal with Japanese player Yoshitomo Tsutsugo, reports Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Tsutsugo's deal would be in the range of $12 million on top of his posting fee, which is another $2.4 million, Topkin adds. " December 13

  • New details emerge about the Nationals’ interest in Cubs star Kris Bryant

    Clutch Points "The Washington Nationals officially have a hole at third base with Anthony Rendon joining the Los Angeles Angels. Though they could look to sign Josh Donaldson, they may prefer to swing a deal for Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant, according to Jon Heyman of MLB..." December 13

  • After Gerrit Cole Deal, Yankees' Swagger Is Going into Overdrive

    Bleacher Report "New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is one of the most well-liked executives in baseball, but even his closest friends admit they've been baffled by his relative restraint in spending over the past few years.  Their message: Stop feeling guilty about your..." December 13

  • This Mets-Astros Trade Involving Carlos Correa Could Actually Work

    12 Up "The Houston Astros saw their previous ace Gerrit Cole leave for the New York Yankees, while top-tier third baseman Anthony Rendon joined the rival Los Angeles Angels. Did we mention the ongoing electronic sign-stealing investigation? As if matters couldn't get any..." December 13

  • After winter meetings spending spree, attention turns to MLB's trade market

    USA Today "The Chicago Cubs came to town ready to trade one of their stars, only to sit helplessly and watch other teams instead empty their checking accounts for free agents. The Los Angeles Dodgers were preparing to spend the most money on a free agent in franchise history, only to find..." December 13

  • Teams Reportedly Asked the Cubs About Yu Darvish

    Bleacher Nation "When Stephen Strasburg and Gerrit Cole signed to absolutely record-shattering contracts this week, it was a pretty natural instinct to look around at other, existing deals around baseball and consider their value through a new lens. In particular, to Cubs fans, the four years and $81..." December 13

  • Mets' Chris Mazza removed from roster

    CBS Sports "Chris Mazza was designated for assignment by the Mets on Friday, Justin Toscano of The Bergen Record reports. " December 13

  • Free agent pitcher Hyun-jin Ryu denies report on preference for West Coast teams

    Yonhap News Agency "South Korean free agent pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin said Wednesday there's no truth to a U.S. news report that claimed he would prefer to stay on the West Coast, adding that geography won't affect his decision in the market. Ryu, the runner-up in the National League (NL) Cy Young..." December 13

  • Texas Rangers trade Nomar Mazara to the Chicago White Sox

    The Sports Daily "The Texas Rangers  and Chicago White Sox were involved in a Major League Baseball trade on Wednesday. The Rangers traded outfielder Nomar Mazara of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to the Chicago White Sox for minor league outfielder Steele Walker. The White..." December 13

  • Red Sox To Sign Martin Perez

    Mass Live "The Red Sox have agreed to sign starter Martin Perez to a one-year, $6 million contract that includes a club option for 2021, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Perez’s option will be worth $6.25 million. Perez, 28, will likely replace new Met Rick..." December 13

  • Multiple Clubs Interested In Kyle Seager

    12 Up "The Seattle Mariners are in selling mode, as a full-on rebuild is forcing the club to dump multiple veterans for draft picks and minor leaguers. The MLB's older Seager brother is one of these, and has been the subject of trade talks as offseason rumors continue..." December 13

  • 'Yikes' SF Giants' Fans; LA Dodgers, Pitcher Madison Bumgarner Reportedly Have ‘Mutual Interest’

    Sportsnaut "San Francisco Giants fans won’t want to hear this, but Madison Bumgarner and the Los Angeles Dodgers reportedly have mutual interest. This latest news comes by way of NBC Sports Bay Area’s Alec Pavolovic, who notes Bumgarner’s representatives met with the..." December 12

  • This Yankees-Brewers Trade Involving Josh Hader Could Actually Work

    12 Up "Despite signing Gerrit Cole merely days ago, the Yankees are already on to their next move. Such is life in the Bronx, where Brian Cashman is expected to deliver a winner year-in and year-out. Not just that, but the Yanks ought to go for the throat while they have the chance...." December 12

  • Mets GM boldly claims team has 'probably the deepest' rotation in MLB after Rick Porcello deal

    Yahoo! Sports "New York Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen can’t help himself from making ill-advised claims about his team. Last offseason, Wagenen boldly told the rest of the National League East to “come get us.” The Mets finished third in the division. Van Wagenen issued a..." December 12

  • Report: Padres, Cardinals, White Sox, Reds in play for David Price

    The Score "The Boston Red Sox are shopping David Price, and they've had trade talks about the left-hander with at least five teams, reports Mark Feinsand of MLB.com. The San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago White Sox, and Cincinnati..." December 12

  • Dodgers Rumors: LA 'Most Aggressive' on Ex-Yankees RP Dellin Betances

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Dodgers are reportedly among the "most aggressive" teams in pursuit of free-agent relief pitcher Dellin Betances, who earned four All-Star selections as a member of the New York Yankees. Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported..." December 12

  • Roger Clemens Predicting Monster Yankees Career For Gerrit Cole

    TMZ "Sorry, Boston ... Roger Clemens is predicting a MONSTER career for Gerrit Cole with the New York Yankees, telling TMZ Sports, "It's gonna be great, man." Cole just inked the fattest contract EVER for a pitcher ... signing a 9-year, $324 MILLION..." December 12

  • Eight candidates to be MLB's next $300 million pitcher after Gerrit Cole's record-breaking Yankees deal

    CBS Sports "As the sun sets on the 2019 Winter Meetings, MLB executives will head home having seen two pitchers sign record contracts in the span of 30 hours or so. The Nationals gave Stephen Strasburg a seven-year deal worth $245 million on Monday. At the time, it was the richest pitching contract in..." December 12

  • Red Sox have reportedly discussed David Price trade with at least five teams

    Yardbarker "There has been speculation for months that the Boston Red Sox could try to trade Mookie Betts this winter in order to help them get under the luxury tax threshold, but it may actually be David Price who ends up in another uniform to start the 2020 season. The Red Sox have..." December 12

  • Tim Tebow running out of options to make MLB dream come true

    MSN.com "New York Mets outfielder Tim Tebow experienced a disastrous 2019 season at the Triple-A level, but it’s far from the end of his MLB dream. Tebow knows failure and how to learn from it. When No. 4 Florida lost to unranked Ole Miss on Sept. 27, 2008, and cost the Gators a shot at..." December 12

  • Dodgers Reportedly Interested in Japanese Slugger Yoshitomo Tsutsugo

    12 Up "The Los Angeles Dodgers may be looking overseas for their next great hitter. The Dodgers, after missing out on Anthony Rendon to their crosstown rivals, are reportedly showing interest in recently-posted Japanese slugger Yoshitomo..." December 12

  • Cardinals have looked into Dallas Keuchel

    Sportsnaut "The St. Louis Cardinals are rumored to be looking into signing Cy Young winner Dallas Keuchel in free agency this winter. Jon Morosi and Jon Heyman of MLB Network shared this report on Twitter Thursday.   " December 12

  • Luis Castillo Trade To Houston In The Works For Carlos Correa, Josh Reddick

    Total Pro Sports "Earlier this week, there was talk of the Houston Astros possibly trading away all-star SS Carlos Correa, according to Ken Rosenthal.       Sources: December 12

  • Scott Boras pulls off huge free agency coup and gets money flowing back into baseball

    USA Today "Quite simply, it’s the greatest week by an agent in baseball history. In a matter of about 48 hours, Scott Boras had three clients sign contracts worth a staggering $824 million, with third baseman Anthony Rendon signing Wednesday night to a seven-year, $245 million..." December 12

  • Yankees To Re-Sign Brett Gardner

    SI "The New York Yankees have agreed to a deal with outfielder Brett Gardner on a one-year contract worth $12.5 million that includes a $20 million option for the 2021 season,  according to George A. King III of the New York Post. " December 12

  • Yankees, Dodgers, Mets Reportedly In Market For Josh Hader

    MLB Trade Rumors "With the top end of the relief market going off the board early, teams looking for elite pen arms have been eyeing trade possibilities. The most intriguing of those: star Brewers lefty Josh Hader, who was recently reported to have been made available in talks. Ken Rosenthal..." December 12

  • Rangers “Likely Out” On Josh Donaldson

    105.3 The Fan "The Texas Rangers lost out in the Anthony Rendon sweepstakes Wednesday night, prompting them to turn their attention to the next best third baseman option on the market, Josh Donaldson. But it appears they will swing and miss on him, as well.  Texas is "likely..." December 12

  • Cardinals showing interest in Hyun-Jin Ryu

    The Score "The St. Louis Cardinals could be gearing up to make some noise this offseason. St. Louis is showing interest in free-agent left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu, reports MLB Network's Jon Morosi. With Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg off the..." December 12

  • Satisfied with No. 5 starter options, Nats focused on relievers

    Masn "With Stephen Strasburg officially back for the long term, the Nationals know they’ll enter the 2020 season with the same starting quartet that was instrumental in their World Series victory. Strasburg rejoins Max Scherzer, Patrick..." December 12