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  1. Monday rumors roundup

    Doug Mittler

    The holidays are over, so we presumably will see an uptick in the pursuit of Max Scherzer and James Shields, the two big names left on the free agent market. Both pitchers have conducted their employment search under the radar, but there is some b...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  2. Will Shields get $100 million?

    Doug Mittler

    Rumor Central's AJ Mass reported Sunday that the market for James Shields appears to be getting smaller. But the free agent pitcher may still be in line for a nine-figure payday. A number of executives told Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com that th...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  3. Monday Rumor Roundup

    Doug Mittler

    It already has been a busy shopping season for the San Diego Padres, and next on the Christmas wish list could be a deal for Phillies ace Cole Hamels. Ryan Lawrence of the Philadelphia Daily News reports the Padres have had discussions about tra...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  4. Brewers interested in Craig?

    Doug Mittler

    The Boston Red Sox have a surplus of outfielders and would like to find a new home for Allen Craig who posted a dismal .215/.279/.315 slash line for the Cardinals and Red Sox. A report last week by Jon Morosi had the Red Sox in "active" trade talk...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  5. More teams interested in Gee?

    Doug Mittler

    Add the San Diego Padres to the list of teams at least "kicking the tires" on Dillon Gee and/or Jonathon Niese, a source told Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com. Rubin says the Mets prefer to trade Gee and no deal is considered imminent. The Texas ...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  6. What Boston does next

    Doug Mittler

    The Boston Red Sox officially lost out on the Jon Lester sweepstakes late Tuesday night, and GM Ben Cherington's job of rebuilding the starting rotation is now far more difficult. According to Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com, Boston's final offer wa...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  7. Potential trade partners for Hamels

    Doug Mittler

    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro finally has conceded that his team is in a rebuilding mode, and he has no greater bargaining chip than ace lefthander Cole Hamels, who has four years and $96 million left on his current contract. With the hot ...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  8. How Giants replace Sandoval

    Doug Mittler

    Retaining Pablo Sandoval was a priority for the San Francisco Giants, but the World Series champions now move to Plan B after the Boston Red Sox lured the free agent third baseman to Fenway Park. The departure of Sandoval leaves the Giants thin...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  9. Rising price for Justin Upton?

    Doug Mittler

    One player who was likely more than a bit interested in Monday's spending spree by the Boston Red Sox is Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton, who is scheduled to hit the free agent market next winter. "Hanley Ramirez turns 31 in Dec. and just g...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  10. Padres still looking for a bat

    Doug Mittler

    A surprise entrant to the Pablo Sandoval sweepstakes was the San Diego Padres, who reportedly made a very serious offer to the free agent third baseman who agreed to a $100 million deal with the Boston Red Sox on Monday. The offer indicates the P...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  11. Boston still an option for Lester?

    Doug Mittler

    The Boston Red Sox reportedly have an agreement on a five-year, $90 million deal with Hanley Ramirez and a $100 million deal in place with Pablo Sandoval. But what does that say about Boston's pursuit of a free agent starting pitcher, particularly Jo...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  12. Will Giants pursue Headley?

    Doug Mittler

    Retaining Pablo Sandoval was a postseason priority for the San Francisco Giants, but that is no longer an option amid reports the Boston Red Sox have an agreement in place to bring the third baseman to Fenway Park. The departure of Sandoval lea...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  13. Cespedes on the way out of Boston?

    Doug Mittler

    The Boston Red Sox reportedly have made the next major move of the hot stove season, coming to terms with Hanley Ramirez on a five-year, $90 million agreement worth $90 million, according to FoxSports.com. There is ample speculation that the Red...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  14. Growing interest in Hanley Ramirez

    Doug Mittler

    Add the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros to the growing list of teams who appear to be interested in free agent Hanley Ramirez. Ramirez began his career in the Boston organization and was the centerpiece of the 2005 deal with the Marlins that b...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  15. Could Lester return to Fenway?

    Doug Mittler

    Don't close the door on the possibility of Jon Lester returning to the Boston Red Sox. "A well-connected baseball executive who has had conversations on the subject with the Red Sox, predicted that Boston will indeed re-sign Lester, and may make a...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  16. Who replaces Colbrunn in Boston?

    Doug Mittler

    The Boston Red Sox are casting a wide net in their search for a hitting coach to replace Greg Colbrunn, who expressed an interest in spending more time with his family and will not return next season. Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com says the Red So...

    Blog | October 14, 2014