1:06 PM EST, Wed January 18, 2017
Mets 360 3 hours ago
Could Jay Bruce go south … to the Braves?

Could Jay Bruce go south … to the Braves?

The Mets have a glut of outfielders this year, and it’s no secret they would like to deal Jay Bruce, who arrived at the trade deadline last season from the Reds for high-rated prospect Dilson Herrera. What would be a…Read more →
Amazin Avenue 4 hours ago

Mets Morning News: Hall of Fame announcements approaching, Jeremy Hefner retires

Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.  Meet the Mets As spring training approaches, the trade market for Jay Bruce is dwindling. Former Met Jeremy Hefner is retiring from baseball. Hefner, who spent last season in St. Louis’ farm system, cited a partially...

Pirates sign minor league contract with prospect Terdoslavich

The Pirates on Wednesday signed first baseman/outfielder Joey Terdoslavich to a minor league contract with an invitation to big league spring training camp. Terdoslavich, 28, ...
TalkingChop 3 hours ago
An Interview with Braves RHP prospect Mike Soroka (spoilers: he is really good)

An Interview with Braves RHP prospect Mike Soroka (spoilers: he is really good)

Mike Soroka shows us why age is just a number and makes us feel dumb as he talks about his past season and his mentality as a pitcher. Mike Soroka came into last season as an intriguing arm after the Braves selected him with the 28th pick overall in the 2015 draft. He had strong numbers in rookie ball, but for the most part other pitching prospects overshadowed him in the system partially because there was not a ton of coverage of the Canadian prep baseball scene. That is not a problem any longer. Not long after Mike chatted with us last February, he was named the opening day starter for...
CSN Philly 2 hours ago
With offseason nearly complete, Phillies' lineup is much deeper

With offseason nearly complete, Phillies' lineup is much deeper

The addition of outfielder Michael Saunders doesn't suddenly make the Phillies an NL contender, but coupled with the trade for Howie Kendrick, the Phils' projected
Athletics Nation 20 hours ago
MLB trade rumors: Astros still keeping eye on Sonny Gray

MLB trade rumors: Astros still keeping eye on Sonny Gray

The Houston Astros “have remained in contact with the [Oakland A’s] on Sonny Gray,” reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. I don’t have much to say about this, but we’re an A’s site and this is technically an A’s rumor involving the team’s biggest star, so I would be remiss if I didn’t at least mention it. We already knew the A’s are willing to listen on Sonny. We already knew the Astros are looking for top-notch rotation help. Now we know for sure that these particular dots have also been connected by the two teams. All the normal caveats apply: Sonny had an off-year in...
Around the Foghorn 16 hours ago

Gregor Blanco Signs Minor League Deal with Rival Diamondbacks

  Former San Francisco Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco has signed a minor league deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks with an invitation to spring training. Gregor Blanco spent five seasons with the San Francisco Giants where he helped them win the World Series in both 2012 and 2014. According to his agent, Wil Polidor, Blanco will […] Gregor Blanco Signs Minor League Deal with Rival Diamondbacks - Around the Foghorn - Around the Foghorn - A San Francisco Giants Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Wil Myers, Padres agree to 6-year, $83 million extension

First baseman Wil Myers and the Padres are approaching the finish line on what will be the largest contract in franchise history. The two sides have agreed to a six-year, $83 million extension that includes a club option for a seventh year, according to a source with knowledge of the discussions....
Sacramento Bee 19 hours ago
Rockies, Alexi Amarista agree to 1-year deal

Rockies, Alexi Amarista agree to 1-year deal

The Colorado Rockies have agreed to a one-year deal with utility player Alexi Amarista. Amarista hit .257 with 11 RBIs and nine stolen bases last season for the San Diego …

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CSN Chicago 21 mins ago

Wrigley Field named one of the happiest places in the world by CNN

In terms of overall satisfaction for a fanbase in total, it'd be hard for any team could beat the Cubs' faithful right now.Ending a 108-year
SportsNet New York 1 hour ago

Familia pitching well during winter ball

Mets closer Jeurys Familia has not allowed a run during his last seven Dominican Winter League appearances
The Republican 2 hours ago
MLB rumors: Might former Red Sox 1st-rounder Casey Kelly rejoin Anthony Rizzo, Theo Epstein with Cubs?

MLB rumors: Might former Red Sox 1st-rounder Casey Kelly rejoin Anthony Rizzo, Theo Epstein with Cubs?

The Boston Red Sox traded Casey Kelly with Anthony Rizzo and Reymond Fuentes to the San Diego Padres for Adrian Gonzalez on Dec. 6, 2010.
SportsNet New York 3 hours ago

Billy Wagner is likely to again fall short of the Hall of Fame

Former Mets closer Billy Wagner is expected to fall short of getting in to the Hall of Fame when results of this year's voting are revealed tonight at 6 p.m. ET live on the MLB Network.
Red Bird Rants 3 hours ago

St. Louis Cardinals: 5 Questions Facing the Rotation

The St. Louis Cardinals rotation, for much of this offseason, has flown under the radar. Let’s take a look at five questions impacting the rotation heading into Spring Training. Will Adam Wainwright bounce back from the 2016 season? It’s no secret Adam Wainwright struggled to regain his form for the St. Louis Cardinals following his 2015 injury. While […] St. Louis Cardinals: 5 Questions Facing the Rotation - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SportsNet New York 4 hours ago

Jacob deGrom is throwing, should be ready to go for Spring Training

Jacob deGrom has been throwing for several weeks and expects to be on track for the start of Spring Training
SportsNet New York 4 hours ago

deGrom throwing, should be ready for Spring Training

Jacob deGrom has been throwing for several weeks and expects to be on track for the start of Spring Training

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    Wil Myers

    San Diego Padres: Fantasy Outlook Bleak, or are Fans just Uninformed?

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    Jon Lester

    CSN CHICAGO: Lester's White House absence due to death in family, not political statement

  • 2 David Wright

    David Wright

    Will David Wright be ready for the start of Spring Training?

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