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The Astros added another big bat Saturday, as they acquired shortstop Aledmys Diaz from the Blue Jays for pitching prospect Trent Thornton. This move gives the Astros insurance if shortstop Marwin Gonzalez leaves in free agency this winter. In his lone season with the Blue Jays, Diaz hit .263 with 18
Author: Sporting News
Posted: November 18, 2018, 11:44 am
Taking a look at what the Tigers’ starting lineup and pitching rotation could look like to open the 2019 season. Video by Anthony Fenech and Ryan Ford, Detroit Free Press. With still a few weeks left until Major League Baseball’s annual Winter Meetings, the trade market has yet to fully form.
Author: Detroit Free Press
Posted: November 18, 2018, 11:00 am
Six Flags Magic Mountain raised the Red Sox flag and temporarily changed the name of the New Revolution to the Red Sox Revolution on Saturday, Nov. 17. That was the deal when the Valencia amusement park lost a bet on the outcome of the Dodgers-Red Sox World Series with Six Flags New England. But that
Author: Orange County Register
Posted: November 18, 2018, 6:25 am
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has not been bashful about identifying his No. 1 priority during the offseason: starting pitching. He will have several options in free agency, including left-handers Dallas Keuchel, Patrick Corbin and J.A. Happ. Keuchel has been linked to the Yankees several
Posted: November 18, 2018, 5:00 am
The Red Sox biggest question right now is how hard they are going to pursue re-signing Craig Kimbrel. There are a few top relief options on the market, but Kimbrel is certainly the top option and obviously has the experience in Boston. They are at the very least expected to stick around his market to
Author: Over the Monster
Posted: November 18, 2018, 5:00 am
“Deep Dive” focuses on the depth of each position in the White Sox organization. Each position will be a four-part series: Depth in the lower levels (Dominican through Kannapolis) Depth in the higher levels (Winston-Salem through Charlotte) Under the Radar-type detail on one of the White Sox players
Author: South Side Sox
Posted: November 18, 2018, 5:00 am
Teams looking for right-handed starters during the offseason won’t find many who are available. The best arm on the trade market belongs to Arizona Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke, who could be had for the right price. The best righty in free agency? That would be Nathan Eovaldi. Yankees general manager
Posted: November 18, 2018, 5:00 am
Happy Sunday, Camden Chatters! How is your weekend going? Getting ready for Turkey Day? Is it lame to call it Turkey Day? Whatever. Gobble gobble! As is the usual for a Sunday in the off season, there isn’t much to report on the status of the team. The hiring of Mike Elias has me all pumped for baseball
Author: Camden Chat
Posted: November 18, 2018, 5:00 am
MLB Trade Rumors | Steve Adams: A complete breakdown of all of the Yankees’ guaranteed contracts, arbitration-eligible players, non-tender candidates, and free agents. Adams takes a deep dive into all of the areas where the team stands to improve, and the possible free agents who could be a good
Author: Pinstripe Alley
Posted: November 18, 2018, 5:00 am
The Winter Meetings are just around the corner, and with them come the Rule 5 Draft that will be held on December 13th. It’s the annual “prospect gamble” when each major league team has to decide which prospects to protect by adding them to their 40-man roster, and who is left exposed to the possibility
Author: Purple Row
Posted: November 18, 2018, 5:00 am
The New York Yankees, already in low spirits after being eliminated by the hated Boston Red Sox to end their 2018 season, were quickly greeted with more bad news on October 12th. Didi Gregorius was revealed to have suffered an injury to his right elbow and would require Tommy John surgery to repair it
Author: Pinstripe Alley
Posted: November 18, 2018, 5:00 am
Breyvic Valera spent his 2018 spring training with the St. Louis Cardinals, the team that originally signed him out of Venezuela in 2010. Valera made his Major League debut with the Cardinals on September 5, 2017. Valera was traded to the Dodgers on April 1, 2018 for outfielder Johan Mieses. He was first
Author: True Blue LA
Posted: November 18, 2018, 5:00 am
Jackie Bradley Jr. had a lot more to brag about in his latest trip back to his alma mater. The Boston Red Sox outfielder is making the rounds this weekend at South Carolina, where he spent three years on the Gamecocks’ baseball team. His latest stop Saturday night: South Carolina’s football game
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: November 18, 2018, 4:57 am
Joe Girardi’s future in the majors seems as unclear as the crop of free agents he analyzed over the last season for MLB Network. That group of course includes the prized — and controversial — Manny Machado. The former Yankees manager isn’t sold on the star infielder landing in the Bronx. “
Author: Baltimore Sun
Posted: November 18, 2018, 4:55 am
Scott Boras, Matt Harvey’s agent, talks about Harvey’s health as he enters free agency and what he saw from Harvey during his time with the Reds. I was on a panel discussing all things Reds the other night at the Green Diamond Gallery. Toward the end, someone asked for our predictions on the
Posted: November 18, 2018, 3:48 am
“It’s got to take time — the Astros did it, Chicago (Cubs) did it. I think it’s just people frustrated to see their players go,” Posada said. “Just got to wait a little bit. I think (Jeter) likes to prove people wrong. He’s up to a challenge. He loves challenges. This is another
Author: New York Daily News
Posted: November 18, 2018, 1:32 am
Davidson’s triumphant walk-off blast was spoiled by a sudden injury, as the first baseman appeared to fracture his left foot while running the bases.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: November 17, 2018, 11:55 pm
Of the 1,052 players in MLB history born in Illinois the one with the most home runs is… Jim Thome with 612.  But the player who’s second; the player who had the “record” prior to Thome was Gary Gaetti with 360. 
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: November 17, 2018, 11:52 pm
For the past few years, the Cubs and now-free agent Bryce Harper have been connected in rumors. A union makes sense because the Cubs need to inject a bit more life into their offense, the team is among the richest in baseball and Harper is friends with fellow Las Vegas native Kris Bryant. The latter
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: November 17, 2018, 11:20 pm
What would it take for the Mets or Yankees to acquire Cubs star Kris Bryant? SNY’s Jim Duquette breaks it all down on Baseball Night in NY.
Author: SNY
Posted: November 17, 2018, 11:07 pm
TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays traded utility infielder Aledmys Diaz to the Houston Astros on Saturday for starting pitcher Trent Thornton. The trade helps address the Blue Jays’ depth issues in the starting rotation and in the infield. Toronto’s pitching staff had the fourth-worst earned-run
Posted: November 17, 2018, 10:18 pm
Heading into the free agency period this year, most reports have been a bit depressing from the player point of view. We’ve heard things about how major players like the Cubs, Dodgers and Yankees might not be willing to spend top dollar. We hear about teams like the Diamondbacks and Mariners wanting
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: November 17, 2018, 9:10 pm
Think Steve Pearce is happy to be back with the Red Sox? Check out the World Series MVP’s Twitter feed today. 
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: November 17, 2018, 8:58 pm
Top prospect Hiura took home the first AFL MVP award in franchise history.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: November 17, 2018, 8:32 pm
Damon Minor has worked with Steven Duggar, Chris Shaw and Aramis Garcia in Triple-A. He gives his inside view of the Giants’ young trio.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 17, 2018, 7:04 pm
Stanton continued to deny allegations made by former staff member Dr. Lorena Martin in an internal email sent to Mariners employees on Friday.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: November 17, 2018, 6:29 pm
With Jacob deGrom’s Cy Young Award barely yesterday’s news, the focus in Metsland is now shifting toward the future, notably the Mets’ pitching staff and particularly the future of deGrom and fellow right-hander Noah Syndergaard. It’s not as if a deadline is looming. DeGrom can’t
Author: Sporting News
Posted: November 17, 2018, 6:16 pm
Boston signed World Series MVP Steve Pearce to a one-year, $6.25 million contract, sources familiar with the deal told Yahoo Sports.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: November 16, 2018, 10:59 pm