Rumors

  • San Diego Padres rumored to be ‘flipping’ Wil Myers for Cole Hamels

    San Diego Padres rumored to be ‘flipping’ Wil Myers for Cole Hamels

    • David Whitlock
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    Just when you think the San Diego Padres must be done with their extreme franchise makeover, it turns out they might not be done yet.  Philly.com reporter Ryan Lawrence that the Padres are rumored to be pursuing prized left hand pitcher Southern California born Cole Hamels via trade for one ...Read More
  • REPORT: Oakland Athletics deal Josh Donaldson for Brett Lawrie

    REPORT: Oakland Athletics deal Josh Donaldson for Brett Lawrie

    • David Whitlock
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    Updated 10:20 pm EST Thanksgiving has anything but quiet on the Major League Baseball trade front, as several media sources are reporting that the Oakland Athletics have dealt All-Star 3B Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays for 3B Brett Lawrie and other prospects (via Ken Rosenthal) Sources: Donaldson going ...Read More
  • WATCH: Who is Yasmany Tomas?

    WATCH: Who is Yasmany Tomas?

    • Lorenzo Mejia
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    With free agent signings in full swing one name that keeps getting mentioned is Yasmani Tomas. But who is this mystery player and what makes him such a hot commodity? To briefly summarize, Tomas is a 24 year old, power hitting, corner outfielder from Cuba. He defected this past June ...Read More
  • WATCH: Rangers win bid for Korean star pitcher

    WATCH: Rangers win bid for Korean star pitcher

    • Lorenzo Mejia
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    The Tesas Rangers have made a big splash in the free-agent market by winning the bid to negotiate with star Korean pitcher, Hyeon-jang Yang.  This is contrary to previous reports that stated that the Minnesota Twins had won the negotiating rights, this was reported by Mike Bernardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. If ...Read More
  • REPORT: Minnesota Twins to name Paul Molitor as 2015 manager

    REPORT: Minnesota Twins to name Paul Molitor as 2015 manager

    • David Whitlock
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    Just a couple of days after the conclusion of the World Series, the Minnesota Twins appear ready to name their manager for 2015.  According to ESPN 1500 Twin Cities Judd Zulgad, Hall of Famer and former Minnesota Twins DH Paul Molitor will be named as skipper. Saturday Morning SportsTalk underway. ...Read More
  • Rain in forecast for ALCS Game one in Baltimore

    Rain in forecast for ALCS Game one in Baltimore

    • David Whitlock
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    Baseball fans have been without a game since the Giants beat the Dodgers late on Tuesday night, and although the American League Championship Series is scheduled for Friday, they might have to wait until Saturday.  The Baltimore Sun reports that rain will be over the Baltimore area all afternoon and ...Read More
  • Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett considering retirement

    Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett considering retirement

    • David Whitlock
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    Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett has had a full career.  He's won two World Series (2003 Florida Marlins, 2007 Boston Red Sox).  He's played in three All-Star games (2007, 2009, 2011).  He's won 20 games in a season (2007).  All this and he's only 34 years old.  But he ...Read More
  • REPORT: Houston Astros manager and GM are at odds

    REPORT: Houston Astros manager and GM are at odds

    • David Whitlock
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    The Houston Astros have had three of the worst seasons in baseball history, let alone franchise history.  With a 162-324 from 2011 - 2013, things seem to be looking up on the field as the 2014 version of the team is on pace for 68 wins and a fourth place ...Read More
  • Pete Rose thinks Bud Selig will overturn his ban

    Pete Rose thinks Bud Selig will overturn his ban

    • David Whitlock
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    [caption id="attachment_7666" align="alignright" width="185"] File photo[/caption] A lot has happened since Pete Rose was banned from baseball from then-commissioner Bart Giamatti in August 1989.  Major League Baseball suffered a labor stoppage in 1994 that resulted in the loss of a World Series. The entire Steroid era happened.  Yasiel Puig was ...Read More
  • Julio Franco, 55, to play for Independent League team

    Julio Franco, 55, to play for Independent League team

    • David Whitlock
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    There are veterans, and then there are veterans. Former major leaguer Julio Franco is truly a veteran. At the age of 55, he will be playing for a home series for the Fort Worth Cats, and Independent minor league team (United League) not far from Arlington and the Texas Rangers, ...Read More
  • Tracy McGrady makes Sugarland Skeeters team as pitcher

    Tracy McGrady makes Sugarland Skeeters team as pitcher

    • David Whitlock
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    A: Roger Clemens, Scott Kazmir, Tracy McGrady Q: Who are current or former pitchers for the Sugarland Skeeters, Alex. It's official, Tracy McGrady is a two-sport professional athlete.  The Sugarland Skeeters (Atlantic League, Independent) announced today that seven-time NBA All-Star and two-time NBA scoring champion Tracy McGrady has made their ...Read More
  • Oakland Athletics clubhouse plagued by more sewage problems

    Oakland Athletics clubhouse plagued by more sewage problems

    • David Whitlock
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    Everyone remembers those commercials "Calgon...take me away"  The Oakland Athletics, two-time defending American League West Champions feel that way right now.  After a pleasant spring in Phoenix, AZ, they returned home to play the San Francisco Giants for a final exhibition in front of an expected crowd of 30K, yet ...Read More
  • Yasiel Puig already rubbing Mattingly, teammates the wrong way

    Yasiel Puig already rubbing Mattingly, teammates the wrong way

    • David Whitlock
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    We're only two games into the season, and "Puig fatigue" is in full effect in Chavez Ravine (at least when they get back).  Despite what could only be considered a completely successful road trip to Sydney, Australia, (2-0), Puig's antics during the two games drew some reactions from his manager ...Read More
  • Two-thirds of Los Angeles region can’t watch Dodgers on TV

    Two-thirds of Los Angeles region can’t watch Dodgers on TV

    • David Whitlock
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    Once again, baseball fans have become pawns in the game of TV chicken between networks, program carriers, and baseball teams.  According to Mark Saxon of ESPNLosAngeles.com, the brand new "Sportsnet LA" network has yet to come to agreement with anyone but Time Warner (who is the distributor and has the ...Read More
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