Rick Hahn Disputes Reports Of Discord, Talks White Sox Plans

The White Sox sit at five games under .500 as September nears, which is certainly not what the organization expected coming into the season. With a disappointing campaign all but assured at this point, GM Rick Hahn discussed several notable topics with the media today. Hahn vehemently denied that there is any discord in the Chicago front office, […]

Tony La Russa Defends Shelby Miller Trade

A necessary search for quality pitching drove the Diamondbacks’ offseason acquisition of right-hander Shelby Miller, club chief baseball officer Tony La Russa said in defending the swap in comments to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic. While the Arizona front office has obviously discussed that highly-scrutinized deal before, its ongoing relevance is heightened by recent rumblings of change […]

Padres Acquire Luis Sardinas From Mariners

The Mariners announced that they’ve traded infielder Luis Sardinas to the Mariners in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. The Padres have also announced the move, adding that Sardinas has been optioned to Triple-A El Paso, and right-hander Erik Johnson has been moved to the 60-day disabled list in order […]

Braves Claim Wilfredo Boscan From Pirates

The Braves have claimed right-hander Wilfredo Boscan off waivers from the Pirates, who released the 26-year-old last Thursday. Boscan joins Chaz Roe as the second righty Atlanta has plucked from the waiver wire since Sunday. After spending parts of nine seasons in the minor leagues with the Rangers, Padres, Red Sox and Pirates, Boscan finally […]

2017-18 MLB Free Agents

The focus of most fans that are thinking about their favorite teams’ futures right now as opposed to a playoff run is on the upcoming offseason, and we’ve had a full list of players that will be free agents upon conclusion of the 2016 season posted at MLBTR for more than a year now. For […]

Detroit Tigers Send Jordan Zimmermann Back To Disabled List

Detroit Tigers Send Jordan Zimmermann Back To Disabled List

To cap off an injury-plagued Saturday, the Tigers have placed right-hander Jordan Zimmemann on the disabled list with an aggravation of his neck strain and recalled left-hander Kyle Ryan from Triple-A Toledo, tweets Jason Beck of MLB.com (John Wagner of the Toledo Blade first reported Zimmermann would head to the DL). The loss of Zimmermann […]

Jesse Meaux on Lessons of Baseball and Life Interview

Jesse Meaux was a standout baseball player at Glendale (CA) High School and then at UC Santa Barbara before playing with the Colorado Rockies farm team, the Asheville (SC) Tourists. After he was accused falsely of a crime in a case that has since been dismissed and expunged, Jesse Meaux drew on the lessons he […]

Phillies To Promote Jake Thompson

Phillies To Promote Jake Thompson

As had been widely expected, the Phillies will promote righty Jake Thompson to the big leagues for the first time, per Ryan Lawrence of the Philly Voice (Twitter link). He’ll make his debut start on Saturday. The move is partially tied to Philly’s placement of fellow young righty Aaron Nola on the 15-day DL, which […]

A-Rod: I’d be OK if Yankees released me

A-Rod: I’d be OK if Yankees released me

Alex Rodriguez’s career with the New York Yankees may be coming to an end, and if the team decides to cut the legendary slugger, he’d move on. Rodriguez told reporters Tuesday he’s be okay if the Yankees decided to release him. “I know that the organization has a brighter future today than it did last […]

Yankees, Cubs close to finalizing Aroldis Chapman trade

Yankees, Cubs close to finalizing Aroldis Chapman trade

The New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs are nearing a trade involving Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman. And it could be a larger deal than simply a two-for-one. Cubs reliever Adam Warren and shortstop prospect Gleyber Torres would be part of the trade.  Chapman has been the subject of intense interest as the Yankees seem to […]

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