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MLB Rumors: Dodgers, Giants, Mariners & Rockies Interested in Signing Joe Blanton

Posted on 27 Dec, 2016, by in MLB

With the best free agent relief pitchers off the board by now, Joe Blanton is probably the best bullpen arm remaining on the market. Looking for a team on the Western side of the map, it looks like Blanton will eventually get his wish, with the Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, Colorado Rockies, Seattle Mariners and the Arizona Diamondbacks showing some interest. More

MLB Rumors: White Sox, Yankees & the Potential Jose Quintana & David Robertson Trade

Posted on 27 Dec, 2016, by in MLB

The New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox are still trying to work out a formula that lands Jose Quintana in the Bronx. The Pittsburgh Pirates are also involved, and suddenly the name of relief pitcher David Robertson has come as someone who might help the deal get done. More

MLB Rumors: Orioles, Rangers, Indians & Where Mike Napoli & Rajai Davis End Up

Posted on 23 Dec, 2016, by in MLB

The Cleveland Indians made the most recent impact signing of the 2016-2017 baseball free agency period, which opens up interesting options for Mike Napoli and Rajai Davis. Napoli is reportedly very close to a Texas Rangers return, while the Baltimore Orioles are showing plenty of interest in Davis. More

MLB Rumors: Indians, Rangers, Astros & Athletics Closest to Signing Edwin Encarnacion

Posted on 22 Dec, 2016, by in MLB

While it’s taken longer than expected, it seems the free agency period for Edwin Encarnacion is soon to be over. No, he won’t be returning to the Toronto Blue Jays unless something happens in the last minute. The Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers, Houston Astros and Oakland A’s are a lot closer to signing him. More

MLB Rumors: Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins & Brian Dozier Trade

Posted on 22 Dec, 2016, by in MLB

The Minnesota Twins keep mulling over whether to trade away Brian Dozier or not, and the Los Angeles Dodgers are on the other end, waiting for them to make up their minds with a bunch of prospects to sweeten the deal. More

MLB Rumors: Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago White Sox, New York Mets, Jose Quintana Trade & What it Means for Andrew McCutchen

Posted on 21 Dec, 2016, by in MLB

With the Chicago White Sox holding a firesale of every valuable player they have, the top name on the list right now is Jose Quintana. The Pittsburgh Pirates are very interested in the talented pitcher, but trading for him could eventually lead to Andrew McCutchen being traded as well. The New York Mets, even though he doesn’t fit that much, are interested in the centerfielder. More

Oldest Stadiums in Triple-A Baseball

Posted on 20 Dec, 2016, by in MLB

In Triple-A Baseball, there are only six stadiums built before the 1990s. Of these ballparks, there are only two, one close to the Pacific Ocean and the other to the … More

6 Teams Paying Luxury Tax for 2016 MLB Season

Posted on 17 Dec, 2016, by in MLB

Paying the luxury tax is becoming a bigger and bigger problem for the large spenders in Major League Baseball, but it’s not something everyone avoids. Six teams: The Yankees, Cubs, Red Sox, Dodgers, Tigers and Giants are on the list of “offenders”, a new record for number of teams. More

MLB Rumors: White Sox, Rockies, Jose Abreu New Contract & Potential Trade

Posted on 17 Dec, 2016, by in MLB

By avoiding arbitration, the Chicago White Sox and Jose Abreu might make it simpler for teams interested in trading for him this offseason. The Colorado Rockies seem to be the only ones interested. More

MLB Rumors: Blue Jays, Yankees, Giants, Rays, Mariners, Mets & Rockies Sorta Interested in Jose Bautista

Posted on 14 Dec, 2016, by in MLB

So far this offseason, two teams have been serious about signing Jose Bautista. The Toronto Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles. Meanwhile, he’s been connected to the New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, New York Mets, Tampa Bay Rays and Colorado Rockies, but nothing too serious. More