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  2. Tuesday Rumor Roundup

    Doug Mittler

    Baseball entered the hot stove season with three top-shelf pitchers selling their services on the free agent market - Jon Lester, Max Scherzer, and James Shields. Christmas is almost here and Lester, thanks to a $155 million deal with the Chicago Cu...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  3. Rising price for Cueto?

    Doug Mittler

    The buzz at the winter meetings had the Cincinnati Reds initiating talks on a contract extension with Johnny Cueto, who is line for a big payday when he hits free agency after the 2015 season. Fast forward a few weeks, and agent Bryce Dixon is te...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  4. Will Giants pass on Shields?

    Doug Mittler

    Are the San Francisco Giants losing interest in free agent James Shields? The Giants officially announced the signing of relieverSergio Romo on Monday, at which time general manager Brian Sabean reiterated the World Series champions are not lik...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  5. Michael Taylor's timeline in DC

    Doug Mittler

    The Washington Nationals parted ways with outfield prospect Steven Souza as part of last week's 11-player, three-team deal with the Rays and Padres, a move they were willing to make because of the development of another prospect, Michael Taylor. ...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  6. What is Evan Gattis worth?

    Doug Mittler

    The re-branding of the Atlanta Braves already has seen Jason Heyward traded to St. Louis and Justin Upton shipped to San Diego. A valuable trade chip remains in Evan Gattis, who remains a defensive liability but has back to back seasons of at least ...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  7. 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
  8. Could Hamels land in San Diego?

    Doug Mittler

    Do the San Diego Padres have room for another big ticket item as part of their Christmas spending spree? Ryan Lawrence of the Philadelphia Daily News reports the Padres have had discussions about trading for Phillies ace lefthander Cole Hamels wi...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  9. Would Pirates deal a shortstop?

    Doug Mittler

    The Pittsburgh Pirates flew under the radar in the pursuit of Jung-Ho Kang, but they were the surprise winners in the bidding bid for the power-hitting Korean shortstop. The winning bid was reported to be $5,002,015 and the Pirates now have excl...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Possible fits for Ryan Howard

    Doug Mittler

    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro gets credit for candor last week, admitting that a parting of the ways with Ryan Howard may be best for both sides. But is there a market for a 35-year-old first baseman who had a career low .690 OPS last season? ...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  12. Could the Tribe deal Murphy?

    Doug Mittler

    The Cleveland Indians have a surplus of lefty-hitting outfielders, and that could make David Murphy expendable, writes Terry Pluto of the Plain Dealer. The Indians added Brandon Moss this offseason, joining a group of southpaw swingers that incl...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  13. Links from around the rink - December 15

    Doug Mittler

    The NHL holiday roster freeze goes into effect next week, giving general managers an extra incentive to make a move. Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun lists the Sabres, Coyotes, Hurricanes and Flyers as teams that have a reason to be active, "but t...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  14. Avila, Navarro on D-backs radar?

    Doug Mittler

    Give new Diamondbacks general manager Dave Stewart credit for his candor. Ask most GM's who they might be seeking on the trade market, and you are greeted with stone silence of the baseball equivalent of a congressional filibuster. Stewart, by c...

    Blog | December 13, 2014
  15. Could the Phils trade Utley?

    Doug Mittler

    Now that Jimmy Rollins is on his way out of Philadelphia, could double play partner Chase Utley be the next to go? Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer broached the topic, asking if Utley might be willing to waive his no-trade clause given the ...

    Blog | December 13, 2014
  16. Twins looking for a reliever?

    Doug Mittler

    The Minnesota Twins may not be done looking for pitching after reaching an agreement with Ervin Santana on a reported four-year, $55 million deal. Santana went 14-10 last season with an ERA of 3.95 in his one season with the Atlanta Braves. He i...

    Blog | December 13, 2014
  17. Rumors Roundup for Wednesday

    Doug Mittler

    The winter meetings inched closer to a conclusion on Wednesday, and the rumor mill in San Diego finally centered on someone not named Jon Lester. Lester has a $155 million deal with the Chicago Cubs, and Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington was...

    Blog | December 10, 2014