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Another team who tried to negotiate a deal with free agent starter Rich Hill believes the lefty has a three-year contract worth $40MM or more in place with the Dodgers, Peter Gammons tweets. Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe tells a similar story, saying...
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Charlie Wilmoth | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The first hour of Saturday Skate starts up against the third period of Bruins - Sabres, so Ken Laird and Rear Admiral give some Red Sox hot stove and Rob Gronkowski thoughts before moving into Bruins - Sabres game reaction[0:09:17] ... things sounds...
From: WEEI | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Cross another potential Red Sox DH off the list. The Yankees on Sunday agreed to a one-year, $13 million deal with veteran slugger Matt Holliday, according to multiple published reports.read more...
From: WEEI | By: John Tomase | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Cross another potential Red Sox DH off the list. The Yankees on Sunday agreed to a one-year, $13 million deal with veteran slugger Matt Holliday, according to multiple published reports. Holliday, who turns 37 next month, hit .246 with 20 homers last...
From: WEEI | By: John Tomase | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Shopping season has arrived for the Red Sox, and president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski and his crew are ready to pounce at the Winter Meetings this week at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center outside of Washington D.C.
From: MLB.com | By: Ian Browne | Monday, December 5, 2016
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FOXBORO — Bill Belichick didn’t need to go all David Ortiz – or Troy Brown – for that matter in recalling the 2001 Patriots after Sunday’s 26-10 win over the Rams at Gillette Stadium. Still, Belichick’s G-rated version of praise for the team...
From: WEEI | By: Mike Petraglia | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The Washington Nationals have a win-now roster and are looking to hit an offseason home run with the MLB Winter... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Nicholas Goss | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Washington is looking to make two big strikes during the Winter Meetings, which are being held on the team’s home turf. NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- The Nationals are simultaneously pursuing Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen and White Sox lefty Chris...
From: MLB Daily Dish | By: Chris Cotillo | Monday, December 5, 2016
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FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick’s postgame news conferences Sunday was heavy on reflection. Given the circumstances, that was fitting. Sunday’s New... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Zack Cox | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The slugger appears headed to the Bronx after spending the last eight years with the Cardinals. NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- The Yankees have agreed to a 1-year, $13 million contract with free-agent slugger Matt Holliday, a source has confirmed to SB Nation....
From: MLB Daily Dish | By: Chris Cotillo | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Free agent designated hitter/first baseman Edwin Encarnacion will probably agree to a deal during the winter meetings, agent Paul Kinzer told Joel Sherman of the New York Post on Sunday (Twitter link). Negotiations between Encarnacion and interested...
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Connor Byrne | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Boston is looking for a David Ortiz replacement in 2017. With DH David Ortiz retiring this season, the Red Sox are looking for his replacement, and Pedro Alvarez has popped up on their radar, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Alvarez signed a...
From: MLB Daily Dish | By: Sean O'Leary | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The third baseman is one of the better hitters still available. The Dodgers are considered the favorites to re-sign infielder Justin Turner, according to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe. Though the Cardinals have also expressed interest in signing Turner,...
From: MLB Daily Dish | By: Scott Gelman | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The Red Sox have more or less withdrawn from the Edwin Encarnacion sweepstakes, with Evan Drellich of the Boston Herald noting that much of their reluctance hinges on the likelihood that they’d exceed the new $195 million luxury tax threshold by locking...
From: Hardball Talk | By: Ashley Varela | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Would you vote Tim Wakefield into the Baseball Hall of Fame? I was going to skip Tim Wakefield, but he had a pretty decent career. He played 19 seasons in the MLB, had a 200-180 record (and 22 saves), 4.41 ERA. Pitched in 627 games, 463 starts. His bWAR...
From: Blue Bird Banter | By: Tom Dakers | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Things could be shaking up even more in the Mets outfield. Fired up by the return of Yoenis Cespedes, the Mets are prepared to move fast when it comes to a Curtis Granderson/Jay Bruce deal, reports Marc Carig of Newsday. The Orioles and Red Sox have...
From: MLB Daily Dish | By: Cristiana Caruso | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Opposing teams bring up right-handers Carlos Martinez and Alex Reyes more than any other Cardinals in trade talks, general manager John Mozeliak told Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Unsurprisingly, though, the Redbirds are “extremely unlikely”...
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Connor Byrne | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The Winter Meetings in D.C. (or National Harbor/Oxon Hill, MD really) are finally here and so are the Washington Nationals-related rumors. The latest updates below... Today is the official start of the Winter Meetings in D.C. (or National Harbor/Oxon...
From: Federal Baseball | By: Patrick Reddington | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Teams continue to express interest in acquiring Jay Bruce, Michael Conforto and Curtis Granderson, one of whom is expected to get dealt before spring training..
From: Mets Blog | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that Pedro Alvarez is on the Red Sox' radar.
From: Rotoworld | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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OXON HILL, Md. – Once Carlos Beltran agreed Saturday to a one-year deal with the Astros, he was removed as an option for the Yankees. But it also eliminated Houston as a suitor for Edwin Encarnacion. If the Red Sox are to be believed and are not going...
From: New York Post | By: Joel Sherman | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The Yankees could have filled a few spots on their roster with players like Carlos Beltran and Rich Hill. However, Saturday’s flurry of moves suggests the Yankees are going to have to wait until the Winter Meetings to pull something together. The...
From: Bronx Baseball Daily | By: Delia Enriquez | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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If David Ortiz had his choice, it’s likely Edwin Encarnacion would be wearing a Boston Red Sox uniform in 2017.... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Ricky Doyle | Friday, December 2, 2016
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Thinking out loud … while wondering whatever happened to Bonzie Colson. — The old saying that “bad PR is better than no PR” is applicable in the case of Bryant basketball this week. Did you catch the end of the game at Brown? You should have...
From: WEEI | By: John Rooke | Friday, December 2, 2016
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Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe writes that Francisco Rodriguez is "available for the right price."
From: Rotoworld | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that "about 10 team" have called Jason Hammel's agent, Alan Nero.
From: Rotoworld | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The Red Sox have reached out to agent Scott Boras regarding free agent Matt Holliday, reports Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. The soon-to-be 37-year-old has played the outfield almost exclusively in his career as a member of the Rockies, Athletics...
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Connor Byrne | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The Los Angeles Angels make sense as a potential destination for New York Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner this winter, as GM Brian Cashman continues to search for a good match.In his latest column, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe writes that the...
From: Fox Sports | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The Boston Red Sox may have the new Willie Mays in Mookie Betts. Both represent five-tool talent, great personality and strive for improvement.As you get older and especially much older the prism that you look through to take you back to the past becomes...
From: Fox Sports | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the Astros would listen to trade offers for Collin McHugh.
From: Rotoworld | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Twins general manager Thad Levine revealed earlier this week that the team would have to be “really inspired” to trade second baseman Brian Dozier. It’s now possible the Dodgers will do enough to wow Minnesota into dealing Dozier, as Los Angeles...
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Connor Byrne | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The latest from around the National League West. Arizona is seeking bullpen help and is interested in Brad Ziegler and Daniel Hudson, according to Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic. Both Ziegler and Hudson have pitched for the Diamondbacks in the...
From: MLB Daily Dish | By: Scott Gelman | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the Red Sox have contacted Matt Holliday's agent, Scott Boras.
From: Rotoworld | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe hears that the Astros would listen to offers for Evan Gattis.
From: Rotoworld | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Jump start your day off right with all the trade rumors and news floating around the MLB. The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we're running here at MLBDD and rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that...
From: MLB Daily Dish | By: Scott Gelman | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Would you vote Billy Wagner into the Baseball Hall of Fame? Next up would be Jason Varitek. Varitek was a pretty good catcher. He played 15 years, all for the Red Sox. I say he played 15 years, but the first of those he played just 1 game, but still....
From: Blue Bird Banter | By: Tom Dakers | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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A long legged spider rests on a leafSteve Yates, whose most recent piece explains why The Call was the right move, noted on Facebook about my blog post yesterday:Reminder, China-Taiwan stuff is not really a partisan issue in the US. Michael Turton is...
From: The View from Taiwan | By: Michael Turton | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The first week of December is typically an optimistic time for all 30 Major League Baseball teams because it marks the start of the winter meetings, where club executives and agents discuss potential deals. There was a storm cloud hanging over this year's...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Adam Wells | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Omar Vizquel will be on Hall of Fame ballots for the first time in 2017. In all likelihood, he’ll still be there when I become eligible to vote a few years later (This is my sixth year in the BBWAA, so I have four to go). The defensive whiz will receive...
From: Fan Graphs | By: David Laurila | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The Boston Red Sox have an opportunity to trade with Houston for a DH. Evan Gattis could be available for the right pitching price.The Boston Red Sox designated hitter checklist is being slowly reduced now that a collective bargaining agreement is in...
From: Fox Sports | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Both starting pitchers could be joining Carlos Beltran in Houston. The Astros are looking to acquire a pair of Chrises, reports Jon Heyman of FanRagSports.com. Both Chris Sale and Chris Archer could be making their way to Houston in the near future....
From: MLB Daily Dish | By: Cristiana Caruso | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The lefty is the top available option this winter, and is drawing strong interest. The Braves and Nationals remain strongly in the mix to acquire lefty Chris Sale from the White Sox, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com. Three other teams rumored...
From: MLB Daily Dish | By: Chris Cotillo | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Major League Baseball and the Players Association agreed on their new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) this week, which means baseball labor peace will continue uninterrupted through 2021 and the current offseason can really get going. However,...
From: Athletics Nation | By: Alex Hall | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Carlos Beltran signed with the Astros for a year and $16 million. There is probably plenty to say about this! There’s stuff to say about Beltran so far managing to defy the nature of aging. There’s stuff to say about the Astros being almost overloaded...
From: Fan Graphs | By: Jeff Sullivan | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Dancing and the Red Sox’s outfield went hand in hand following a 2016 Boston win, and that trend will continue in... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Cameron McDonough | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Free agent left-hander Rich Hill is rumored to be entertaining a three-year, $40+ million offer from the Dodgers, reports Peter Gammons. The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo corroborated the report, adding that Hill could receive somewhere between $46 and...
From: Hardball Talk | By: Ashley Varela | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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In light of the Astros’ deal for veteran designated hitter Carlos Beltran on Saturday, the Yankees are thought to be intensifying their pursuit of free agent Edwin Encarnacion, reports Jon Morosi of FOX Sports. The Yankees never made an official offer...
From: Hardball Talk | By: Ashley Varela | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The Braves have already added three starting pitchers in Bartolo Colon, R.A. Dickey and Jaime Garcia early this offseason, and they’re now trying to swing a trade with the White Sox for ace Chris Sale, according to Fanrag’s Jon Heyman. However, there’s...
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Connor Byrne | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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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.read more...
From: WEEI | By: John Tomase | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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