Danny Knobbler of CBSSports.com is reporting via Twitter that the Angels are “very likely” to trade one of their outfielders now that Hamilton is in the fold. Here is Knobbler’s Tweet below. The Angels signing of Hamilton leaves them with a surplus of outfielders in Trout, Bourjos, Morales and Trumbo. That is five potential starters for just four spots if you include the DH spot. The Angels still would like to add another front-line starting pitcher due [...]
With Anibal Sanchez now agreeing to return to the Tigers, James Shields a member of the Royals, and Zack Greinke joining the Dodgers, Dickey is now the best available pitcher remaining. The top free agent pitchers still available are Shaun Marcum, Kyle Lohse and Edwin Jackson. Lohse is the best of the three, and has had a great run over the past few seasons. He is coming off his best season pitching to a 2.86 ERA and [...]
There have been a lot of rumors so far this offseason regarding the Mets, which has been both exciting and frustrating at the same time. But, even with all of the rumors, Mets fans have yet to see Sandy make any addition to the team that will be part of the 2013 roster. The reality is that every team in the NL East has made a significant move, with the exception of our beloved Mets. Let’s take a quick [...]
According to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com, teams have been asking for Zack Wheeler virtually every time the Mets try to engage in any trade discussions. Rubin says that even when the Mets are discussing platoon or back up catchers, Wheeler’s name has come up. Are you Kidding me? These teams can’t be serious. If general managers are being that delusional, it’s no wonder why the Mets have been unable to make a trade so far [...]
ESPN.com’s Brock and Salk show has reported that the Seattle Mariners are close to a deal with former Mets outfielder Jason Bay. At this point the potential terms of the deal have not been disclosed. If you remember, The Seattle Mariners were one of the other teams in pursuit of Bay when the Mets eventually won out and signed him. It’s too bad they didn’t outbid the Mets during that forgettable offseason.
Jon Heyman os CBS Sports is now reporting that the deal between the Giants and Pagan is finalized pending a physical. Heyman reports that the deal is for four years, and Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports says the deal is worth $40 million. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports first reporting that the defending champion San Francisco Giants are nearing a deal to bring back free agent outfielder Angel Pagan. The deal is not yet finalized, [...]
Winter Meetings Update: Red Sox Land Napoli, Surgery For Arod, Dodger Want Greinke, Latest On Dickey
Jon Heyman, Ken Rosenthal, Joel Sherman and Jon Paul Morosi have all been giving updates as a reporters on MLB Network which is live at the Winter Meetings. Here is his most recent rumor mill report. The Boston Red Sox made the first splash of the Winter Meetings agreeing to a three-year deal worth $39 million with Mike Napoli. The deal which was first tweeted by Nick Carafado of the Boston Globe. Carafado also tweets that [...]
ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick tweets that the Washington Nationals and Mets former starter Mike Pelfrey might be a good fit. Wow, talk about a weird turn of events. The Nats are in the market for starting pitching since they have let John Lannan and Edwin Jackson both walk. They have been linked to starters Zack Greinke and James Shields over the past week. If Pelfrey landed with the Nats he would likely help fill out the back end [...]
The Washington Nationals have made quick work of their pursuit for a center fielder, as they have acquired Denard Span from the Twins for minor league pitcher Alex Meyer. Earlier today MLBTradeRumors.com reported that in a recent interview Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo discussed the clubs desire to move young phenom Bryce Harper to one of the corner outfield spots. Rizzo said that the team was looking for a “dynamic” player in center field, who [...]
Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com has reported that the Royals have contacted the Mets regarding R.A. Dickey. At this point it is unknown how far the talks have gone, and whether or not any names were discussed. The Royals are on the prowl for starting pitching, and would love to have Dickey headline a rotation that also includes the newly acquired Ervin Santana, and the recently signed Jeremy Guthrie. The Royals have also recently been linked [...]
Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson has not given the Mets fans much to be thankful for so far this offseason. It is almost the end of November, and all he has done is make a few minor league signings. At this point it’s tough to say whether or not the players he has signed thus far are going to help us next year or not. But from the looks of the numbers those players have put up [...]
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