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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

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: 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

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

MLB Rumors: Yankees, Cubs & Blue Jays Interested Signing in Dexter Fowler

Posted on 30 Nov, 2016, by in MLB

For the second consecutive season, Dexter Fowler finds himself in free agency, hoping for a long term deal. Last season he “settled” for one year back on the Chicago Cubs. He might end up going back to where he won a World Series, but the New York Yankees and the Toronto Blue Jays are also in the picture. More

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

MLB Rumors: Dodgers, Giants, Nationals & Yankees Strongest Contenders for Aroldis Chapman

Posted on 27 Nov, 2016, by in MLB

With the ongoing CBA negotiations, it’s not surprising to see a stall in how teams are conducting their big spending in this offseason. However, expensive players aren’t off the menu, with Aroldis Chapman aiming at becoming the highest paid reliever in MLB history, with the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Dodgers all in the picture. The Washington Nationals also seem to be at the table. More

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

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Starting Pitching Situation Isn’t Great

Posted on 22 Nov, 2016, by in MLB

While the New York Yankees don’t expect to miss the postseason for a fourth time in five seasons next year, their starting pitching situation, especially going beyond 2017, is filled with doubt, especially due to Masahiro Tanaka having an opt out clause beyond next season, which he’ll likely act on. More

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees & Boston Red Sox Counting on Youth to Succeed

Posted on 21 Nov, 2016, by in MLB

Since 1998, only four times a team that’s not the Boston Red Sox or the New York Yankees has won the AL East. The division is a lot more open than in previous seasons, the pillars of this division remain the same. More