5:14 AM EST, Sun December 04, 2016
Viva El Birdos 20 hours ago
The Jaime Garcia trade opens up the door for Alex Reyes

The Jaime Garcia trade opens up the door for Alex Reyes

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
Dodgers-MLB rumors: Los Angeles 'closing in' on multi-year contract with ex-Boston Red Sox Rich Hill

Dodgers-MLB rumors: Los Angeles 'closing in' on multi-year contract with ex-Boston Red Sox Rich Hill

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.
Cincinnati.com 10 hours ago
Reds’ middle infield could remain crowded

Reds’ middle infield could remain crowded

When the Seattle Mariners acquired Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Jean Segura in a trade on Thanksgiving, the Cincinnati Reds felt a ripple effect.         
Friars on Base 11 hours ago

San Diego Padres: Summary of Team’s Arbitration Related Decisions

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
Report: Carlos Beltran agrees to one-year deal with Astros

Report: Carlos Beltran agrees to one-year deal with Astros

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
Winter meetings preview: Pirates have money to spend, but experienced starting pitcher in thin market may require trade

Winter meetings preview: Pirates have money to spend, but experienced starting pitcher in thin market may require trade

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…

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Denver Post 1 hour ago
Rockies GM Jeff Bridich counting on pitching plan to pay off in 2017

Rockies GM Jeff Bridich counting on pitching plan to pay off in 2017

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 […]

Reports: Dodgers close to deal with Rich Hill

Reports: Dodgers close to deal with Rich Hill
Arizona Republic 8 hours ago
D-Backs to seek relief help at winter meetings

D-Backs to seek relief help at winter meetings

The Diamondbacks’ recent moves have freed up some payroll space, some of which could go toward the bullpen.         

Dodgers making progress on reunion with Rich Hill as winter meetings approach

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 closes for the Reds in 2017?

Who closes for the Reds in 2017?

Who is the Reds’ closer? Even if the question is simple, the answer is not.         

What to make of Tyson Ross' market

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
Awards Night at #Redsfest

Awards Night at #Redsfest

Reds Announce Major, Minor League Outstanding PlayersContinue reading on Better Off Red »

Marlins head to Winter Meetings with clear wish list: pitching, pitching, pitching

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
McCutchen, pitching at issue for Pirates at winter meetings

McCutchen, pitching at issue for Pirates at winter meetings

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.

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