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Rich Hill

MLB Rumors: Yankees, Astros, Rangers, Dodgers, Red Sox & Orioles Interested in Signing Rich Hill

Posted on 30 Nov, 2016, by in MLB

The best starting pitcher in a very arid free agency class is Rich Hill, and naturally he’s drawing plenty of attention: Very serious from the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers, semi-serious from the Houston Astros and Texas Rangers, while the Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles are observers at this point, not active participants in chasing him. More

Edwin Encarnacion Free Agent

MLB Rumors: Blue Jays, Astros, Yankees & Rangers Interested in Signing Edwin Encarnacion

Posted on 30 Nov, 2016, by in MLB

The number one player in free agency has been taken off the market, which puts the spotlight on Edwin Encarnacion as the next slugger to get signed, with or without a new CBA. It seems the Encarnacion is entertaining four different options, which include staying with the Toronto Blue Jays, while the Houston Astros, New York Yankees and Texas Rangers remain in the picture. More

Carlos Beltran

MLB Rumors: Yankees, Red Sox, Rangers & Astros Interested in Carlos Beltran

Posted on 23 Nov, 2016, by in MLB

It seems the market for Carlos Beltran has narrowed down to four teams: The New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros and the Texas Rangers, who he finished last season with. More

mike-napoli

MLB Rumors: Indians, Astros & Mariners Interested in Signing Mike Napoli

Posted on 21 Nov, 2016, by in MLB

The Cleveland Indians got a great season out of Mike Napoli in 2016, and would love to sign him before someone else in free agency lures him away. The Houston Astros and Seattle Mariners are hoping to add the big hitting first baseman, relying on being able to spend a bit more than the Indians. More

brian-mccann

MLB Rumors: Astros, Braves & Nationals Interested in Trade With Yankees & Brian McCann

Posted on 10 Nov, 2016, by in MLB

Whether the New York Yankees acknowledge it or not, the trade rumors regarding Brian McCann aren’t going away. The obvious destination is Atlanta and the Braves, but the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals are more than willing to be a part of this trade discussion. More

mark-trumbo

MLB Rumors: Red Sox, Blue Jays, Astros, Rangers & White Sox Chasing Mark Trumbo

Posted on 9 Nov, 2016, by in MLB

There are quite a few DH-type players hitting free agency this season. One of them is Mark Trumbo, the home run king in major league Baseball last season. The Baltimore Orioles will obviously look into bringing him back, but there will be plenty of interest in him coming from the Houston Astros, Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, Miami Marlins, Chicago White Sox and Texas Rangers. More

lourdes-gurriel

MLB Rumors: Cardinals, Astros, Marlins & Others Get to see Lourdes Gurriel in Action

Posted on 15 Sep, 2016, by in MLB

It’s probably easier to count the teams that didn’t send a scout or two to watch Lourdes Gurriel in his workout, with 60 to 70 scouts attending his workout in Panama City, hoping that the 22-year old Cuban prospect is a good as they thought he’d be. More

Carlos Gomez

MLB Rumors: Texas Rangers, Houston Astros & the End of the Carlos Gomez Saga

Posted on 21 Aug, 2016, by in MLB

After some interesting twists and turns, it’s over: Carlos Gomez signs with the Texas Rangers after being released by the Houston Astros, which seems to fit well with everyone. More

Carlos Gomez Breaking Bat

MLB Rumors – Houston Astros, New York Mets & the Awful Carlos Gomez

Posted on 11 Aug, 2016, by in MLB

The Houston Astros designated Carlos Gomez for assignment, which means he might become available for signing very soon. The New York Mets, where Gomez began his major league career, might be interested in bringing him back. More

Lourdes Gurriel

MLB Rumors – Dodgers, Red Sox, Cubs, Yankees & Astros Interested in Signing Lourdes Gurriel

Posted on 9 Aug, 2016, by in MLB

Officially a free agent according to Major League Baseball, Cuban prospect Lourdes Gurriel will wait until his 23rd birthday to sign with a MLB team, when all 30 of them will have the capability to sign him. The Houston Astros, where his brother plays, are obvious candidates, but so are the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers. More