7:20 AM EST, Wed December 11, 2013
National League Rumors & News
The Strike Zone | SI.com 9 hours ago
Five teams have emerged as the most serious suitors for Los Angeles Dodgers centerfielder Matt Kemp: Seattle, Detroit, Boston and two unidentified National League teams. As trade talks between those five clubs and the Dodgers proceed, Kemp is beginning to lessen concerns about his recovery from ankle and shoulder injuries. He recently shed the walking […]
Grand Rapids Press 10 hours ago
Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski said the Tigers likely would not be involved in negotiations with any of the high-priced free agents on the market, so its unclear how serious the teams interest in Kemp would be considering his lengthy and large contract. The Detroit...
Miami Herald 13 hours ago
First baseman-outfielder Garrett Jones and the Miami Marlins finalized a two-year, $7.75 million contract.
New York Post 10 hours ago
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Mets believed they would be able to trade Ike Davis for a useful piece or better. And maybe they will. But the marketplace has...
River Ave. Blues 15 hours ago
Six years ago, the Yankees took one of the biggest risks in franchise history. The Twins were shopping two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana one year before free agency and he was a perfect fit for the Yankees, a team in need of a workhorse ace left-hander. There were offers and counteroffers, a bidding
Nationals Journal | Washington Post 20 mins ago
On Tuesday afternoon, Nationals manager Matt Williams met with reporters at the winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista. Among the many subjects that Williams addressed were his thoughts on the Nationals lineup. Williams didn’t say anything groundbreaking, nor did he announce a set lineup, but his comments was interesting nonetheless because it was an early […]
Giants Extra | San Jose Mercury News 11 hours ago
Pablo Sandoval has long tantalized the Giants with his talent and disappointed with his weight, but the organization is confident that Sandoval’s ability to become a free agent next fall will finally spur lifestyle changes. If Sandoval drops the pounds and performs, general manager Brian Sabean said, there’s no guarantee he’ll even chase those open [...]
The Cub Reporter 4 hours ago
The MLB Rule 5 Selection Meeting (AKA "Rule 5 Draft") will be the last order of official business at the 2013 MLB Winter Meetings Thursday morning at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL. Tags: Rule 5 draftRead more about Rule 5 Draft On Tap Thursday at Disney World
Courier-Post 6 hours ago
Much ado about a rumor. The rumor, though, is a juicy one. Early Tuesday, an ESPN report stated the Phillies were listening to trade offers on Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee, the top two pitchers the Phils have - both in production and on the payroll.
Chicago Sun-Times 7 hours ago
The White Sox added youth, speed and a potential leadoff hitter Tuesday by acquiring 25-year-old outfielder Adam Eaton from the Arizona Diamondbacks in a three-way trade that sent lefthander Hector Santiago to the Los Angeles Angels.
DRaysBay 15 hours ago
One possible Rays first baseman is off the market. Mark Trumbo has been traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks, as part of a three-way trade between Arizona, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and the Chicago White Sox, according to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic. RT @nickpiecoro: Dbacks will be getting Trumbo and two players to be named later, Eaton to White Sox, Skaggs and Santiago to Angels. — TheFantasyFix.com (@TheFantasyFix) December 10, 2013 Arizona will also receive receive two players to be named later, and will send pitcher Tyler Skaggs to Anaheim and outfielder Adam Eaton...
philly.com 5 hours ago
New manager Ryne Sandberg is putting Ryan Howard in middle of the lineup.
philly.com 5 hours ago
Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. says team is trying to add starting pitching, not subtract.
philly.com 6 hours ago
They like the lineup they project for the 2014 season and believe it will produce. Dissenters have reason to be skeptical.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 6 hours ago
Manager explains team’s thinking behind signing the shortstop.
New York Daily News 6 hours ago
There is no going back now. Curtis Granderson not only slipped on a Mets jersey for the first time Tuesday, but he took the long-suffering fan base on his shoulders and fired a salvo back across town at his former team.