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  1. Links: Players we can't be rational about

    Rob Neyer

    It's Friday, it's hot and the trade rumors are flying fast and furious. But let's take a break and check on some links. Our friends at The Platoon Advantage have a fun list where they pick one player from each franchise that fans just can't judge...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  2. Should Rays trade their No. 3 starter?

    Rob Neyer

    Roger Mooney on what might be the Rays' biggest move this winter: See those trade rumors involving James Shields? Not sure I'm buying them. Yes, he was far from "Big Game James" down the stretch and in the ALDS. And yes, Jeremy Hellickson giv...

    Blog | November 18, 2010
  3. 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
  4. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links don't have a single thing to say about The Most Lopsided Trade in Major League history (but as these things go, one of later today's blog posts just might) ... Amazin' Avenue's Sam Page on The Greatest Trade Rumor in Baseball Histor...

    Blog | July 26, 2010
  5. Can Cardinals afford Roy Oswalt?

    Rob Neyer

    Suddenly the hot rumor is Roy Oswalt and the Cardinals, and our friend Craig Calcaterra was one of the first (if not the first) with the news (or rather, the rumor). Craig: Of course, the big issue everyone has been talking about today has been Oswa...

    Blog | July 22, 2010
  6. 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
  7. Bucs have help on the way, but enough?

    Rob Neyer

    Rumors suggest that the Pirates are about to summon top prospect Pedro Alvarez to the majors; Ron Cook suggests that perhaps only Alvarez can save Neal Huntington's job: If I'm Pirates general manager Neal Huntington, I'm promoting hotshot prospect...

    Blog | June 15, 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. Podcast: Rob Neyer

    Rob Neyer

    Rob Neyer addresses the rumors about trade discussions involving Ryan Howard and Albert Pujols before commenting on how players and managers are using social Web sites like Twitter....

    Blog | March 16, 2010
  10. 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
  11. A's should go with radical shortstops

    Rob Neyer

    Via our Rumor Central, Susan Slusser with a hint of March drama: Do the A's have a shortstop competition brewing? Manager Bob Geren said last week that there is "competition" at the position, but Thursday he said emphatically that Cliff Penningt...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Reds' Harang a good fit for Dodgers

    Rob Neyer

    Courtesy of the L.A. Times' Dylan Hernandez, a hot little rumor: The Dodgers have started exploring a possible trade with the Cincinnati Reds for pitcher Aaron Harang, according to multiple baseball sources who spoke on the condition of anonymity b...

    Blog | December 17, 2009
  16. Why Dale Murphy is still waiting

    Rob Neyer

    Today I was going to write about Edgar Martinez, but then I got all carried away with rumors of the Mariners going after Jason Bay, so instead I'll write today about Dale Murphy. As in, what happened? Today there are players in the majors who are ...

    Blog | December 03, 2009