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  1. The Brewers' rotation in 2011

    Rob Neyer

    MLB Rumors looks at Milwaukee's 2011 rotation: The Brewers made the 2008 playoffs thanks, in large part, to a rotation led by C.C. Sabathia and Ben Sheets. Yovani Gallardo has since established himself as a frontline starter, but the Brewers have s...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  2. Brewers holding prospects this time

    Rob Neyer

    MLB Rumors' Drew Silva on the prospect of the Brewers trading prospects: According to the Associated Press, via, the Brewers aren't likely to part with either third baseman Mat Gamel or shortstop Alcides Escobar before the July 31 t...

    Blog | June 23, 2009
  3. Tuesday Taters

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links were compiled and annotated by a Proven VeteranTM ... * From MLB Rumors' Mike Axisa, a fun discussion of the worst contracts in the majors. I suppose that Barry Zito's the easy choice here, and probably the correct on...

    Blog | June 23, 2009
  4. Rays standing pat?

    Rob Neyer

    MLB Rumors' Mike Axisa points to this one: According to Marc Topkin of The St. Petersburg Times, Rays owner Stuart Sternberg indicated that he feels his team is good enough to win with the players they have. "If I look around the team, th...

    Blog | June 20, 2009
  5. Ordonez benched to save money?

    Rob Neyer

    You knew it wasn't going to take long for the agent to get involved. Via MLB Rumors and Ben Nicholson-Smith: Lynn Henning of the Detroit News reports that Scott Boras says there's "no compelling reason" behind the Tigers' decis...

    Blog | June 19, 2009
  6. Will Glavine pitch in 2009?

    Rob Neyer

    Have we seen the last of Tom Glavine? Looks like we probably have. From MLB Rumors: Breaking news out of Atlanta: Tom Glavine told Buck Lanford of Fox 5 Atlanta that he won't pitch in 2009. "I'm not going to pitch or do anything in ba...

    Blog | June 19, 2009
  7. Can Giants spare what Brewers want?

    Rob Neyer

    MLB Trade Rumors with a pretty good one: The Brewers asked the Giants for Jonathan Sanchez or Madison Bumgarner in exchange for Corey Hart, according to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle (Twitter link). Giants GM Brian Sabean is underst...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  8. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links are still recovering, not from the 20-inning game and the no-hitter ... but from missing the 20-inning game and the no-hitter. * At MLB Trade Rumors, Nick Collias has an excellent summary of the vociferous Dominican opposition to an ...

    Blog | April 19, 2010
  9. Giles got late start, suffered early end

    Rob Neyer

    In the wake of the news that Brian Giles has officially retired, MLB Trade Rumors sums Giles' legacy: Though he's not a household name, Giles finishes with an excellent .291/.400/.502 line in 7,835 career plate appearances for the Indians, Pirates,...

    Blog | March 15, 2010
  10. Will John Smoltz pitch in 2010?

    Rob Neyer

    Gosh, I'd hate to see him go out like this, without a farewell tour or anything. From MLB Trade Rumors: SmoltzFree agent pitcher John Smoltz was noncommittal in his talk with Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. In reference ...

    Blog | February 11, 2010
  11. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    I apologize for the lateness of this week's Mendozas, but I felt sort of hung-over this morning. Which was odd, since I barely watched -- and hardly drank during -- the game yesterday ... * MLB Trade Rumors unveils the Unsigned All-Star Team, and...

    Blog | February 08, 2010
  12. The perfect Yankee? Jerry Hairston, Jr.

    Rob Neyer

    OK, so it might not be headline news. Still, a Yankee's a Yankee. Well, prospectively, anyway. From MLB Trade Rumors: The Yankees are in serious talks with free agent utility man Jerry Hairston Jr., according to a tweet by ESPN's Chris Singleton. N...

    Blog | January 10, 2010
  13. Rockies' O'Dowd gets new deal

    Rob Neyer

    From MLB Trade Rumors (and the Denver Post), news about the Rockies' longtime GM: Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports that the Rockies have given a new contract to general manager and executive vice-president Dan O'Dowd. Terms of the deal ...

    Blog | October 21, 2009
  14. New 3B on deck for Cardinals

    Rob Neyer

    More early news about a 2010 lineup, this time from MLB Trade Rumors: According to Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Freese should get first crack at the Cardinals' third base job next season.Freese was impressive in his 225 plate a...

    Blog | October 20, 2009
  15. Will Wakefield be back in 2010?

    Rob Neyer

    Good news for fans of 43-year-old knuckleball pitchers. From MLB Trade Rumors: WEEI's Rob Bradford reports that Tim Wakefield is set to have surgery on the herniated disc in his back next week, likely on Wednesday. Why is this good news? Not ...

    Blog | October 16, 2009
  16. Byrnes' days numbered in Arizona?

    Rob Neyer

    MLB Trade Rumors on what might be the denouement of Pigpen (in Arizona, anyway): Scott Bordow of the East Valley Tribune suspects that the Diamondbacks will consider cutting ties with Eric Byrnes this offseason and would be willing to eat the final ...

    Blog | September 23, 2009