5:14 AM EST, Sun December 04, 2016
National League Rumors & News
Viva El Birdos 20 hours ago
The Cards still have a lot of options to choose from after dealing Jaime, but I know what I'd like to see The Jaime Garcia era is over in St. Louis. I’ll certainly miss the ridiculous whiffle ball-like action that Jaime’s arsenal possessed. But while yesterday’s coverage here at VEB centered on looking back at Garcia’s tenure with the Cardinals, today we’ll look forward. With the Cardinals taking eight MLB-ready options into an offseason which featured a pitching-starved free market, someone was bound to be moved. Trading Jaime was the safe move, the future-oriented move. The...
The Republican 8 hours ago
Rich Hill pitched in relief for the Red Sox from 2010-12. He then spent the final month of the 2015 season with Boston, going 2-1 with a 1.55 ERA and 0.66 WHIP.
Friars on Base 11 hours ago
Recapping the flurry of moves made by the San Diego Padres in response to Friday night’s deadline to secure arbitration-eligible players. The San Diego Padres were faced with more decisions than any other team in baseball on Friday, as they had ten players to either secure for 2017 or allow to hit free agency. At […] San Diego Padres: Summary of Team’s Arbitration Related Decisions - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Full Count | WEEI 14 hours ago
Cross Carlos Beltran off the list of potential Red Sox designated hitters. According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, Beltran has agreed to a one-year, $16 million deal with the Astros that includes a full no-trade clause. Beltran, who turns 40 in April, hit .295 with an .850 OPS last year. The switch hitter was considered a […]
Beaver County Times 9 hours ago
Baseball’s Winter Meetings start this week in Washington, D.C., and the Pirates’ front office staff might not be the only ones packing for the nation’s capital. The team is shopping Andrew McCutchen and the Nationals are one of the prime…
Denver Post 1 hour ago
The late, great manager Sparky Anderson once said, “You give us the pitching some of these clubs have and no one could touch us, but God has a way of not arranging that, because it’s not as much fun.” Rockies fans can certainly relate, though they might not be laughing. When they flock to Coors […]
Dodgers Report | ESPN Los Angeles 7 hours ago
Reports: Dodgers close to deal with Rich Hill
Arizona Republic 8 hours ago
The Diamondbacks’ recent moves have freed up some payroll space, some of which could go toward the bullpen.
On the eve of the winter meetings, the Dodgers appeared on the verge of re-signing the pitcher they viewed as the best of this free-agent class. The team was believed to be making progress toward a multi-year reunion with Rich Hill, according to people familiar with the situation. The people requested...
Cincinnati.com 11 hours ago
Who is the Reds’ closer? Even if the question is simple, the answer is not.
Padres Blog | San Diego Union-Tribune 15 hours ago
The Padres are open to signing former ace to a cheaper deal, but other teams figure to be in on the action this winter.
Better Off Red 15 hours ago
Reds Announce Major, Minor League Outstanding PlayersContinue reading on Better Off Red »
South Florida Sun-Sentinel 15 hours ago
In an effort to heat up the Hot Stove, the Marlins are headed to the cold.Miami's decision-makers will be in National Harbor, Md., Sunday night through Thursday for baseball's Winter Meetings, an annual gathering of the league's front offices and others that tends to spur trades and free-agent...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 16 hours ago
The Pirates got a taste of the winter meetings spotlight last December when they traded Neil Walker to the New York Mets. This year, when baseball’s power brokers gather at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md., they’ll be on center stage right out of the blocks.