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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

Carlos Beltran

MLB Rumors – Astros, Indians, Rangers, Red Sox & the Carlos Beltran Trade

Posted on 1 Aug, 2016, by in MLB

While the New York Yankees keep insisting they’re not quitters, their recent trades suggest this trade deadline is about selling, which makes sense. Next up on the order? Carlos Beltran, with the Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox and Texas Rangers interested in his batting services. More

Yulieski Gurriel

MLB Rumors – Yankees, Giants, Mets, Dodgers & Astros Interested in Signing Yulieski Gurriel

Posted on 30 Jun, 2016, by in MLB

One name making the rounds lately is that of Yulieski Gurriel, the 32-Cuban infielder, who is on the crosshairs of the New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, Houston Astros, New York Mets and the Los Angeles Dodgers. More

Mark Melancon

MLB Rumors – Red Sox, Giants, Mets & Astros Interested in Signing Mark Melancon

Posted on 27 Jun, 2016, by in MLB

The Pittsburgh Pirates have starting pitching problems, but their bullpen has a player like Mark Melancon that’s getting a lot of interest with trade talks becoming more popular in this time of year. The Boston Red Sox, San Francisco Giants, New York Mets and Houston Astros would love to get their hands on the closer. More

Sandy Leon

MLB Rumors – Red Sox Have Catchers; Rangers & Astros Want One. Trade?

Posted on 21 Mar, 2016, by in MLB

The Boston Red Sox has one of those good problems to have at catcher: Too much depth. This means someone is going to be traded, with the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros especially tuning in. More

Jonathan Lucroy

MLB Rumors – Rangers, Astros & Athletics Still Interested in Jonathan Lucroy Trade With the Brewers

Posted on 15 Mar, 2016, by in MLB

While spring training isn’t the ideal time for meaningful trades, things like that do happen, so the interest in Jonathan Lucroy from the Texas Rangers, Houston Astros and Oakland Athletics plus the eagerness of the Milwaukee Brewers to move could end up scribbling down a deal before the 2016 MLB season begins. More

Randy Choate

MLB Rumors – Houston Astros Interested in Signing Randy Choate

Posted on 22 Feb, 2016, by in MLB

It’s not that surprising to see the very little interest in Randy Choate over the offseason now that he’s past his 40th birthday. But there’s still someone who wants a lefty reliever, which turns out to be the Houston Astros. More