MLB News & Notes

Non-Waiver Trade Deadline Moved To August 1

An article by posted on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Non-Waiver Trade Deadline Moved To August 1

For the upcoming season, the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline will be moved back 24 hours from July 31 to August 1, reports Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports. The move will only be for the 2016 season because July 31 falls on a Sunday. According to MLB.com’s Richard Justice, the commissioner’s office does […]

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Rockies In Hot Pursuit Of Gerardo Parra, Will Likely Deal Carlos Gonzalez

An article by posted on January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Rockies In Hot Pursuit Of Gerardo Parra, Will Likely Deal Carlos Gonzalez

Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish is reporting that the Colorado Rockies have ramped up their efforts to sign free agent outfielder Gerardo Parra, according to industry sources. Cotillo adds that the two sides are not very close to a deal at this point, as Parra is drawing interest from other clubs, including the Nationals and Angels. Parra put up respectable […]

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Giants Agree To 3-Year Deal With Denard Span

An article by posted on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
Giants Agree To 3-Year Deal With Denard Span

According to Jon Heyman via Twitter, the San Francisco Giants have agreed on a three-year deal with free agent outfielder Denard Span. The deal is worth $31 million guaranteed, includes $5 million in incentives, and is pending a physical. Span had an injury plagued 2015, playing in only 61 games for the Nationals. However, he was […]

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Dodgers Sign Scott Kazmir To Three-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 30, 2015 0 Comments
Dodgers Sign Scott Kazmir To Three-Year Deal

The Los Angeles Dodgers just announced via Twitter that they have signed free agent LHP Scott Kazmir to a three-year contract. The deal is worth $48 million dollars in total for an average annual value of $16 million. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports also adds that the deal includes an opt-out clause for Kazmir, allowing him to […]

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White Sox and Orioles Emerge As Favorites For Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on December 29, 2015 0 Comments
White Sox and Orioles Emerge As Favorites For Yoenis Cespedes

According to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, the White Sox and Orioles are “emerging as leaders” in the race to sign free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, with the Angels and Giants still in the mix and the Rangers monitoring the situation. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported last week, that the Mets had bowed out on Cespedes and […]

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Yankees To Acquire Aroldis Chapman

An article by posted on December 28, 2015 0 Comments
Yankees To Acquire Aroldis Chapman

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Yankees have acquired Aroldis Chapman from the Reds, in exchange for right-handers Rookie Davis and Caleb Cotham, third baseman Eric Jagielo and second baseman Tony Renda. Chapman, 27, has been one of the most highly regarded and dominant closer’s in baseball since he defected from Cuba and […]

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Report Links Ryan Howard and Ryan Zimmerman to HGH Doping Ring

An article by posted on December 26, 2015 0 Comments
Report Links Ryan Howard and Ryan Zimmerman to HGH Doping Ring

MLB Trade Rumors posted a statement from the attorneys for both Ryan Howard and Ryan Zimmerman: “It’s inexcusable and irresponsible that Al Jazeera would provide a platform and broadcast outright lies about Mr. Howard and Mr. Zimmerman. The extraordinarily reckless claims made against our clients in this report are completely false and rely on a […]

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Three-Team Deal Sends Todd Frazier To White Sox

An article by posted on December 16, 2015 0 Comments
Three-Team Deal Sends Todd Frazier To White Sox

According to nd Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports the Chicago White Sox have acquired two-time All-Star third baseman Todd Frazier from the Cincinnati Reds as part of a three-team deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Frazier, 29, hit 35 home runs and drove in 89 runs in 2015. In 678 plate appearances, he slashed .255/.309/.498 and also […]

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Pete Rose To Remain Banned From Baseball

An article by posted on December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Pete Rose To Remain Banned From Baseball

In March of this year, Pete Rose made a formal request to be reinstated to Major League Baseball, and new commissioner Rob Manfred agreed to meet with Rose and hear him out. “I want to make sure I understand all of the details of the Dowd Report and Commissioner Bart Giamatti’s decision and the agreement that was […]

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Diamondbacks Acquire Shelby Miller From Braves At Steep Price

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Diamondbacks Acquire Shelby Miller From Braves At Steep Price

Last night the Arizona Diamondbacks acquired right handed starter Shelby Miller from the Atlanta Braves. The Diamondbacks sent Ender Inciarte as well as top prospects Aaron Blair and Dansby Swanson to Atlanta in the deal. Miller posted a solid 3.02 ERA with 171 strikeouts and 73 walks in 205 innings pitched this season. While Miller’s […]

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