Cubs Reportedly Make Significant Offer to Jon Lester of Six Years and North of $135 Million
According to a report from Comcast SportsNet, the Cubs made a significant offer to free agent LHP Jon Lester. David Kaplan reported during his radio show on 87.7 The Game that he understands the Cubs submitted an offer to Jon Lester north of $135...
Ariel Pena has been outrighted to AAA Colorado Springs
Some roster moves are more bittersweet than others.
When the Brewers traded Zack Greinke to the Angels they got back Jean Segura, of course. They also got two intriguing flamethrowers in Johnny Hellweg and Ariel Pena. Neither has worked o...
Giants Casting Wide Net, Have Contacted Scherzer
After losing Pablo Sandoval to the Red Sox, the Giants are casting a very wide net and have reached out to agent Scott Boras regarding top free
Daisuke Matsuzaka to return to Japan, sign with Fukuoka
Right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka is returning to Japan after spending eight seasons in the major leagues, according to a report from The Japan Times. The Fukuoka Softbank Hawks have expressed a serious interest in signing the free agent to bolster ...
How the fake Pablo Sandoval contract offer went down
There are conspiracy theorists out there that think that the Padres faked their part in the Sandoval bidding war. For those people I have the whole story.
Early November, in the extravagantly decorated front office suites at Petco Park. Ro...
Latest On Chase Headley
Much of the chatter surrounding Chase Headley this offseason has been that the Yankees are interested in retaining him, but MLB.com’s ...
Ask BD: Is Francisco Cervelli a good fit, and would Ryan Lavarnway be a good addition?
Thanks for your questions. Keep asking them, and I'll address more tomorrow.
Peach Tea Snapple: What's your confidence level in Sanchez/Cervelli/Stewart as the Pirates' starting catcher? Or do you feel like Neal Huntington should acquire ...
Red Sox Owner Willing To Exceed Luxury Tax Threshold In 2015
At today’s press conference to announce the signing of Hanley Ramirez, Red Sox owner John Henry told reporters,
Hanleys Home: Ramirez Happy to Go Back to Where You Belong
Just under 48 hours after the surprising news broke, Hanley Ramirez was at Fenway Park for his introduction as a member of the Boston Red Sox.
The disparate hometowns of your Seattle Mariners
The men who comprise the Seattle Mariners are a diverse bunch, hailing from many different cities and nations around the world.
First and foremost: Yesterday was a very good day in Mariner-land (what with the
Red Reposter: True Grit
Keep this guy away from the pitching prospects please.
The Reds get more Grit
Following the departures of
MLB trade rumors: Marlins inquire about David Price, Rick Porcello
Fox Sports' Jon Morosi reports that "talks are not serious right now."
Less than two weeks shy of the seven year anniversary of the infamous Miguel Cabrera deal, the
Dave Martinez releases statement on departure from Rays
Dave Martinez is departing the Rays in a move that seemed rather likely.
"I informed the Rays this week that I have chosen to move forward and consider other opportunities that may present themselves outside the organization," Martinez sa...
Lesser Brewers: Lyle Overbay
Lyle Overbay wasn't the most exciting choice to platoon at first base, but he proved his value as the season wore on.
When the season began, I don't think too many people were particularly excited for Lyle Overbay receiving platoon-starting...
Cubs Add 2 Spring Games vs. Diamondbacks At Chase Field
Once again, the Cubs will finish their exhibition season in downtown Phoenix.
Thanks to sharp-eyed BCB reader Rev Jorgenson for spotting this. It hasn't been announced by the Cubs, but