Shane Greene RUMORS & NEWS

  • Braves' Relief Pitching Woes Need to Be Solved Before the Postseason

    12 Up "If the Atlanta Braves have one glaring weakness, it's their relief pitching. The NL East leaders have struggled to close out games and are prone to surrendering late leads after handing the ball over to a reliever. The team vied to address the issue at the trade..." August 06

  • Report: Braves to acquire Shane Greene from Tigers

    The Score "The Atlanta Braves are nearing a deal to acquire All-Star closer Shane Greene from the Detroit Tigers, sources told Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. A potential return is not yet known. Greene, one of the most coveted relief arms on the market..." July 31

  • MLB trade rumors: Braves, Nationals eye relievers; Shane Greene at top of list?

    Sporting News "The Braves and Nationals might be competing in more ways than one Wednesday. Around the time the NL East rivals squared off in their series finale in Washington, reports emerged linking both teams to the player described by the New York Post as the man most likely to be traded by the..." July 31

  • Oakland Athletics interested in Tigers’ Shane Greene, per report

    Bless You Boys "Like several other MLB teams, the Oakland Athletics have expressed interest in a trade for right-handed reliever Shane Greene. The 30-year-old has been a revelation this season, posting a glittering 1.22 ERA over 37 innings pitched while posting his best strikeout numbers since..." July 29

  • Report: Yankees have asked Tigers about Shane Greene

    The Score "The New York Yankees have asked the Detriot Tigers about All-Star closer Shane Greene, a source told Jon Morosi of MLB Network. New York is considering lengthening its bullpen as one option to address its starting-rotation concerns, Morosi..." July 29

  • Did the Detroit Tigers just trade closer Shane Greene?

    Detroit Sports Nation "Prior to Sunday’s game against the Seattle Mariners, Detroit Tigers‘ manager Ron Gardenhire commented that Shane Greene would pitch whether the Tigers were winning or losing. Gardenhire said, save situation or no save situation, he was going to get..." July 29

  • Dodgers Need to Do Whatever it Takes to Trade for Felipe Vazquez or Shane Greene

    12 Up "Once a point of pride for the Los Angeles Dodgers, their bullpen has morphed into a major question mark over the course of the 2019 season. Joe Kelly looks like a totally different pitcher as opposed to the one who shut down these same Dodgers just months ago, Pedro Baez has lost his..." July 22

  • As trade deadline approaches, Phillies GM to get firsthand look at much-coveted Tigers lefty Matthew Boyd

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The Phillies began an important week in the schedule with a 2-1 victory in Pittsburgh on Sunday. Despite scoring just three runs in the final two games, the Phillies took two of three from the Pirates to remain entrenched in the National League wild-card race as next week's trade deadline..." July 22

  • Tigers reportedly have very high asking price for closer Shane Greene

    Yardbarker "Any team that wants to acquire Detroit Tigers closer Shane Greene is going to have to pay up. According to Jason Beck of, the Washington Nationals have interest in Greene, but the Tigers asked them for top prospect Carter Kieboom in return. That’s a very high..." July 21

  • Nationals GM Mike Rizzo Claims the Team is Interested in Relievers Shane Greene and Sam Dyson

    12 Up "The Washington Nationals bullpen has cooled down since their historically poor opening month of 2019. Nevertheless, they still boast MLB's worst ERA at 5.94. In truth, the club's season as of May seemed like one destined to battling with the Mets for third and fourth place in the NL..." July 20

  • Dodgers Reportedly Maintaining Interest in Tigers Closer Shane Greene

    12 Up "The Los Angeles Dodgers typically rely on Kenley Jansen as their closing pitcher. With the deadline less than two weeks away, they're looking to add some depth to their bullpen. One of their primary targets seems to be Detroit Tigers closing..." July 19

  • 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: 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