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MLB Rumors: Boston Red Sox Unsure About Re-Signing Junichi Tazawa

Posted on 6 Oct, 2016, by in MLB

Not on the playoffs roster and a disappointing regular season, the Boston Red Sox won’t try to re-sign reliever Junichi Tazawa, who becomes a free agent at the end of this season. More


MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Interested in Bringing Back Aroldis Chapman

Posted on 6 Oct, 2016, by in MLB

The New York Yankees have missed the playoffs in three of their last four seasons, and while big spending has been less and less part of their M.O., trying to get under the luxury tax threshold, it’s not going to be surprising to see them try and go after Aroldis Chapman. More

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MLB Rumors: St. Louis Cardinals Interested in Extending Carlos Martinez; Trading Jaime Garcia

Posted on 5 Oct, 2016, by in MLB

Not being in the postseason for the first time in six years gives the St. Louis Cardinals more time to focus on their offseason decisions, including pitchers Jaime Garcia and Carlos Martinez. More

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MLB Rumors: St. Louis Cardinals Free Agency Focus Will be Defense

Posted on 29 Sep, 2016, by in MLB

Whether they make the postseason or not, the St. Louis Cardinals will focus on improving their defense in the offseason, although that might include positional changes and not just adding players to help out in avoiding runs. More

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MLB Rumors: Chicago White Sox Interested in Re-Signing Robin Ventura

Posted on 29 Sep, 2016, by in MLB

Despite four consecutive seasons without a winning record and never making the playoffs, Robin Ventura is likely going to be extended by the Chicago White Sox. More

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MLB Rumors: Boston Red Sox Don’t Have Much Use for Drew Pomeranz

Posted on 28 Sep, 2016, by in MLB

After making 13 starts for the Boston Red Sox after coming from the San Diego Padres via trade, Drew Pomeranz is done with rotation pitching for the season, which puts his place on the postseason roster in doubt. More


MLB Rumors: Chicago White Sox Need to Stop Fearing the Rebuild

Posted on 27 Sep, 2016, by in MLB

When the 2016 MLB season ends, the Chicago White Sox will post their fourth consecutive losing record, making it 8 years since they last made the playoffs, and 11 years since they won a postseason series, coincidentally being the World Series. More


MLB Rumors: Blue Jays, Orioles & Two Upcoming Free Agency Dilemmas

Posted on 25 Sep, 2016, by in MLB

Interesting how things work out. The Baltimore Orioles got Mark Trumbo because a team didn’t want to pay him less than qualifying offer money, and now will probably be unable to retain him for just that. Meanwhile, the Toronto Blue Jays aren’t sure about keeping Jose Bautista, and even if they will, paying him more than the qualifying offer doesn’t seem likely. More


MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Free Agency Spending More Calculated Now

Posted on 25 Sep, 2016, by in MLB

The New York Yankees want to get below the luxury tax so they can get back to big spending in free agency, after changing their ways and tactics in the offseason recently. Regardless of how this season ends (probably without the playoffs), they’re headed in the right direction. More


MLB Rumors: Kansas City Royals Undecided About Edinson Volquez Qualifying Offer

Posted on 22 Sep, 2016, by in MLB

The Kansas City Royals and Edinson Volquez are in an interesting situation heading into the offseason, with a mutual option to be decided on, with the implications being either free agency or maybe even a qualifying offer. More