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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: Athletics, Padres & Rays Interested in Eric Thames

Posted on 20 Nov, 2016, by in MLB

MLB teams are getting creative in trying to get better for next season. Three teams: The Oakland A’s, San Diego Padres and Tampa Bay Rays are looking into signing Eric Thames, who has been playing his baseball in Korea over the last three years. More

MLB Rumors: Atlanta Braves Not Done Adding Starting Pitchers

Posted on 16 Nov, 2016, by in MLB

It’s been a busy and productive start for the Atlanta Braves early in the offseason, with two veteran starting pitcher signings. And they’re not done. The Braves are going after Chris Sale, while also taking a look at Chris Archer and Sonny Gray. More

MLB Rumors: Oakland A’s Don’t Want Coco Crisp Anymore

Posted on 16 Aug, 2016, by in MLB

The 7th season with the Oakland Athletics and 15th overall in Baseball might be the last for Coco Crisp, who thinks the A’s are trying to avoid his option from vesting for the 2017 season by bringing down his playing time and keeping him on the bench. More

MLB Rumors – Blue Jays, Orioles, Royals & Red Sox Still Contemplating Rich Hill Trade

Posted on 10 Jul, 2016, by in MLB

The list of teams interested in Rich Hill of the Oakland Athletics continues to grow longer. The Boston Red Sox, his former team, remains in the picture, as do the Kansas City Royals, Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays. The Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers have also been mentioned in connection to Hill. More

MLB Rumors – St. Louis Cardinals, Toronto Blue Jays & Texas Rangers Interested in Signing Sean Doolittle

Posted on 28 Jun, 2016, by in MLB

It’s that time of year with trade rumors flying around. Teams with a need for a power reliever are monitoring the situation with Sean Doolittle of the Oakland Athletics. It’s not going to be a surprise if he ends up moving to the Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays or St. Louis Cardinals. More

MLB Rumors – New York Mets, Cleveland Indians & Kansas City Royals Interested in Signing Danny Valencia

Posted on 27 Jun, 2016, by in MLB

The Oakland Athletics aren’t doing especially well this season, making players like Danny Valencia prime trade targets, with the New York Mets, Kansas City Royals and Cleveland Indians hoping to land the third baseman. More

MLB Rumors – Los Angeles Dodgers Interested in Trading With Reds, A’s or Angels

Posted on 26 Jun, 2016, by in MLB

The Los Angeles Dodgers are looking for some big left handed hitting, specifically honing in on Jay Bruce of the Cincinnati Reds. If that doesn’t work out, they’ll be willing to settle for Josh Reddick of the Oakland Athletics or Kole Calhoun of the Los Angeles Angels. More

MLB Rumors – White Sox & Pirates Interested in Trade for Starting Pitchers

Posted on 30 May, 2016, by in MLB

The closer summer gets, the closer we get to trades actually happening. Two teams seeking reliable starting pitchers through this kind of move are the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago White Sox. The Bucs are interested in Rich Hill of the Oakland Athletics, while the Chi Sox have their eyes on James Shields of the San Diego Padres. More

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