Matthew Boyd RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Tigers want young MLB star in potential Matthew Boyd trade

    The Score "The Detroit Tigers are asking interested teams for a young, established major-league star, in addition to prospects, for starting pitcher Matthew Boyd, reports Jon Heyman of MLB Network. Though Boyd's 4.13 ERA isn't anything to write home about, the southpaw boasts impressive..." July 20

  • MLB Rumors: Minnesota has checked on Shane Greene, Matthew Boyd from Tigers

    SKOR North "The Minnesota Twins are looking for ways to upgrade their pitching staff in advance of the July 31 trade deadline. In the past two weeks they have DFA’d relievers Matt Magill, Mike Morin and Adalberto Mejia, in search of the right mix. GM Thad Levine has acknowledged that the front office..." July 19

  • MLB Trade Rumors: Madison Bumgarner, Zack Greinke, Matt Boyd Interest Phillies

    Bleacher Report "The Philadelphia Phillies are reportedly looking to bolster their starting pitching ahead of the July 31 trade deadline.  According to NBC Sports' Jim Salisbury, the Phillies have spoken to a handful of teams about the possibility of a deal for a starting..." July 19

  • MLB Trade Rumors: Why Yankees-Tigers Matthew Boyd deal could work

    Newark Star-Ledger "In two weeks, the MLB trade deadline will pass. Until then, trade rumors will only pick up frequency. And that’s especially true when it comes to the Yankees. General manager Brian Cashman, more than once, has said he wants to improve the..." July 17

  • Tigers’ Matthew Boyd should be untouchable at trade deadline, says

    Detroit News "Is there any player on the Detroit Tigers who should be “untouchable” at the trade deadline? It’s tough to imagine. The Tigers are 28-59 and entering play Sunday had lost 20 of their last 23 games. They’ve plummeted to the bottom of the AL Central and nearly..." July 15

  • MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees dealing huge haul for Tigers’ Matthew Boyd?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Here’s an idea for Brian Cashman: Go get Tigers lefty Matthew Boyd. While that’s likely something the Yankees general manager has thought of himself, blockbuster moves are easier said than done. Actually coming up with the right package, executing the..." July 15

  • Here's who the Tigers could want from teams targeting Matthew Boyd

    Sporting News "There are plenty of teams after Tigers lefty Matthew Boyd right now. The Dodgers, Rays, Astros, Braves, Padres and Yankees have all been mentioned as having interest in the 28-year-old, but no one has gotten a deal done yet. If the Tigers do trade Boyd he will likely fetch a..." July 14

  • MLB trade rumors: Why Tigers’ Matthew Boyd is worth price tag, risk for Philadelphia Phillies

    Newark Star-Ledger "Matthew Boyd is a risk the Philadelphia Phillies should be willing to take. With the countdown to the 2019 MLB trade deadline less than three weeks away, all eyes are on Phillies general manager Matt Klentak and the pursuit of pitching..." July 12

  • MLB trade rumors: Tigers' Matthew Boyd monitored by at least 5 teams

    Sporting News "The Tigers will have multiple options if they decide to move Matthew Boyd. The Dodgers, Braves, Astros and Rays are all monitoring the market for the 28-year-old starter, according to a report from the Detroit News. The Padres are also "evaluating Boyd as a trade..." July 12

  • Padres reportedly eyeing trade for Tigers’ Matthew Boyd

    Larry Brown Sports "The San Diego Padres are looking for their first playoff berth in nearly a decade-and-a-half and could be making a big push for it at the trade deadline. Jon Morosi of reported on Thursday that the Padres are evaluating Detroit Tigers lefty Matthew Boyd as a possible trade..." July 11

  • Report: Astros heavily scouting Tigers’ Matthew Boyd

    Larry Brown Sports "The Houston Astros are looking to bolster their starting rotation ahead of the July 31 trade deadline, and are heavily scouting non-contenders to find the right target. One of those targets is Detroit Tigers left-hander Matthew Boyd. According to Chris McCosky of the Detroit News, the..." July 05

  • MLB trade rumors: Yankees facing ‘over the moon’ price for Tigers’ Matthew Boyd

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Yankees need starting pitching. So, it would only make sense that general manager Brian Cashman has touched bases with the Tigers on strikeout machine Matthew Boyd. But, at the moment, the price Detroit has set for the 28-year-old..." July 02

  • Astros interested in trade for Tigers' Matt Boyd, but unwilling to deal Kyle Tucker

    CBS Sports "Over the weekend, word surfaced the Detroit Tigers had discussed left-handed starter Matthew Boyd with the New York Yankees. The current state of those talks is unknown, but this much was clear: the Tigers were anchoring by asking for young infielder Gleyber Torres in return. League sources..." July 01

  • Yankees, Tigers have discussed Matthew Boyd trade; Tigers reportedly asked for Gleyber Torres

    CBS Sports "The New York Yankees are known to be in the market for rotation help ahead of the July 31st deadline. Conversely, the Detroit Tigers are said to be open for business on just about everyone -- including left-handed starter Matthew Boyd, who is in the midst of a breakout season. You needn't..." June 29

  • Tigers set asking price for starter Matthew Boyd

    Sporting News "The Tigers have set their asking price for Matthew Boyd. Detroit is believed to be looking for "multiple impact prospects" in exchange for the 28-year-old starter, similar to what the White Sox received from the Cubs for Jose Quintana," according to..." June 27

  • MLB trade rumors: Why Yankees-Tigers Matthew Boyd deal might not make sense

    Newark Star-Ledger "There are a lot of reasons the pitching-hungry New York Yankees should be intrigued by Detroit Tigers left-hander Matthew Boyd. 1) He’s 28 years old. 2) He’s 5-6 with a 3.72 ERA in 17 starts this season. 3) His arm is fresh since..." June 27

  • Brewers 'eyeballing' Tigers' Matt Boyd

    Sporting News "The Brewers have been connected to a potential starting pitcher in the trade market. Milwaukee has been "eyeballing" Tigers lefty Matt Boyd, according to The Athletic. Detroit has reportedly made several players available in the market including Boyd and outfielder..." June 23

  • Do Yanks prefer these pitchers to Madison Bumgarner? "The Yankees are expected to add a pitcher or two before the July 31 Trade Deadline and have been linked to Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner, but MLB Network insider Joel Sherman notes in an article for the New York Post that Bumgarner doesn’t quite match the profile of recent hurlers..." June 19

  • MLB trade rumors: Phillies landing Tigers’ Matthew Boyd without surrendering top prospect?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Now this is a fascinating idea. As we approach the July 31 Major League Baseball trade deadline, the idea of the Detroit Tigers shopping breakout lefty Matthew Boyd is gaining steam. Among the possible destinations for the 28-year-old lefty: the..." June 19

  • MLB trade rumors: Tigers’ Matthew Boyd and Shane Greene to Philadelphia Phillies?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The lowly Detroit Tigers could decide the 2019 Philadelphia Phillies fate. As the countdown to the July 31 Major League Baseball trade deadline commences, the Phillies will likely be one of the most aggressive contenders in the sport. With Jay Bruce and Brad..." June 14

  • MLB trade rumors: How Phillies could land Tigers’ Matthew Boyd

    Newark Star-Ledger "Matthew Boyd could be the lefty the Phillies need. As the season turns to May, Phillies starters (outside of Aaron Nola and the recently demoted Nick Pivetta) have pitched relatively well. But it’s hard to imagine this group not needing a boost between..." May 01

  • Detroit Tigers pitcher Matthew Boyd on a mission to end sex slavery

    USA Today "These are the children of Detroit Tigers pitcher Matthew Boyd: One of the girls was working as a sex worker at a bar when she was saved. Another was sold into marriage when she was 9 and her husband forced her into prostitution. And a third girl was abandoned by her mother..." March 09