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  1. Gutierrez considering MLB comeback?

    Joe Kaiser

    Oft-injured veteran Franklin Gutierrez was re-signed by Seattle last winter but announced in February his intention to sit out the 2014 season to allow his body to recover and have a real break from the game. Has the veteran center fielder given up h...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  2. Ramirez to join Cubs staff?

    AJ Mass

    Team president Theo Epstein may be ready to bring Manny Ramirez into the Chicago Cubs clubhouse next season, but only if the veteran slugger is ready to end any pursuit of a major league comeback. As Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times wr...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  3. Mulder still trying to pitch in 2015?

    Joe Kaiser

    Mark Mulder's comeback attempt with the Los Angeles Angels was derailed prior to Spring Training when he tore his Achilles tendon in February, but the veteran lefty isn't ready to call it quits just yet. According to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange Co...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  4. Potential pitching targets for Red Sox

    Buster Olney

    BOSTON -- Yoenis Cespedes got a hanging slider from Shane Greene on Saturday, a great chance to make an initial statement to Red Sox fans about the damage he can do. There were runners on base, and Boston was trying to mount a comeback. But Cesped...

    Blog | August 03, 2014
  5. Marlins could be buyers at trade deadline

    Buster Olney

    Before you dismiss the notion that the Miami Marlins could be serious players in the market over the next few days, it's worth noting that, after their wild comeback win over Washington on Monday, they are closer to the leader in their division -- si...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  6. When will Chapman return to Reds?

    AJ Mass

    The comeback of Aroldis Chapman is expected to start its final phase on Thursday as the reliever is scheduled to make his first live appearance on the mound for the Class A Dayton Dragons. According to C. Trent Rosencrans of the Cincinnati Enquire...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  7. How D-backs deal with Trumbo injury

    AJ Mass

    Amid the celebration of a 7-5 comeback win over the Chicago Cubs, there was still a cloud hanging over the Arizona Diamondbacks clubhouse. As Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports, manager Kirk Gibson told reporters after the game "an MRI on l...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  8. Closer concerns in Philly?

    AJ Mass

    On Wednesday, the Texas Rangers came from 3-1 down in the ninth inning to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-3. The comeback by the Rangers was a direct result of the ineffectiveness of closer Jonathan Papelbon, who seemed to want to point the finge...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  9. Beimel's comeback bid

    Doug Mittler

    Veteran left-handed reliever Joe Beimel is making a "strong bid" to earn a spot in the Seattle Mariners' bullpen as a non-roster invitee, reports MLB.com's Greg Johns. The 36-year-old Beimel is coming off Tommy John surgery and last pitched in the...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  10. Three teams looking at Johan

    AJ Mass

    Jon Heyman of CBS Sports says that Johan Santana is "drawing interest from at least three American League teams" and has been working out and throwing on his own with an eye towards a June comeback to the major leagues. The Minnesota Twins have be...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  11. Could Johan end up in pinstripes?

    AJ Mass

    Although the Minnesota Twins are reportedly quite interested in giving Johan Santana a chance to attempt a comeback, they are not believed to be the only contenders to get the pitcher's signature on a contract for 2014. As La Velle E. Neal III of ...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  12. Mulder's career may be over

    AJ Mass

    What could have been one of the feel-good stories of 2014 took a disastrous turn on Saturday, as pitcher Mark Mulder's comeback attempt ended before it even really began. Mulder, who last pitched in the major leagues in 2008, had signed a minor le...

    Blog | February 16, 2014
  13. Pineiro eyes comeback

    Doug Mittler

    Veteran righthander Joel Pineiro is hoping to parlay some strong outings in winter ball into another chance at making a major league roster. Pineiro went 2-0 with a 3.12 ERA in 26 innings in five outings for Ponce this winter in Puerto Rico and sa...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  14. Cust comeback in limbo

    AJ Mass

    Earlier this week, Rumor Central discussed the 2013 futility of the designated hitter position for the Baltimore Orioles, along with the comeback attempt of Jack Cust, who contacted the team in the hopes of returning to the majors for the first time ...

    Blog | January 19, 2014
  15. Anyone interested in Figgins?

    AJ Mass

    UPDATE: Last week the news came out that Chone Figgins was making a comeback attempt this spring after sitting out all of last season. But are any teams interested in the long-time leadoff man? Well, lets put it this way, around 10 teams were inte...

    Blog | January 18, 2014
  16. Abreu interest tepid at best

    AJ Mass

    Could outfielder Bobby Abreu, who did not play in the major leagues last season, be making a comeback in 2014? He's certainly playing well enough for Leones del Caracas in the Venezuelan Winter League to have teams at least take a look his way. Ab...

    Blog | January 08, 2014