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MLB Trade Ideas Based on the Latest News, Rumors and Speculation

With the number of quality free agents dwindling by the day, MLB trade ideas are quickly becoming the focus of general managers across the game. After all, sometimes the player that fills a need on one club is on another 25-man roster, potentially a division rival’s. Show More Summary

MLB Rumors: Hot Stove Trade Buzz Surrounding Baseball's Premier Talent

Are the cold winter months getting you down? Then come huddle near the MLB hot stove. With new rumors and proposed trades hitting the rumor mill daily, there's enough fire on the trade market to keep the stove burning throughout the remainder of the offseason. Most of baseball's biggest offseason deals go down at the winter meetings. Show More Summary

Reassessing San Francisco Giants' Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Next

The free-agent spending spree has been going full force for the past few weeks, and the San Francisco Giants have not made any major moves. In some cases, such as with Pablo Sandoval, Yasmany Tomas and Jon Lester, the Giants were willing to spend big money, but the players chose to go elsewhere. Show More Summary

Reassessing Texas Rangers' Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Next

The Texas Rangers didn’t do much to bolster its starting rotation during the 2014 Winter Meetings, but some work was still completed. A week after the club re-signed Colby Lewis, Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan reported it made a deal with the Washington Nationals for Ross Detwiler. Show More Summary

Introducing Joey Gallo, Possible Centerpiece of Game-Changing Winter Trade

Rangers prospect Joey Gallo introduced himself to a national audience at this year’s All-Star Futures Game, as he put on an unbelievable power display during batting practice and followed it with a booming home run in the game. The tape-measure blast—measured at 419 feet—led to the 21-year-old being named the game’s Most Valuable Player. Show More Summary

8 Impact MLB Deals That Will Go Down Before the New Year

After all the wheeling and dealing they've already done this winter, Major League Baseball executives can be forgiven if they feel like taking the rest of 2014 off. But they're not going to do that, of course. There are still deals to...Show More Summary

Reassessing Atlanta Braves' Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Next

The Atlanta Braves entered the offseason as a mystery team in regards to their direction. Former general manager Frank Wren was out, and in stepped John Hart. The roster featured almost the entirely same cast as the one that won theShow More Summary

Cubs' Hype-Filled Roster Still at Least a Year Away from MLB Success

It's possible, likely even, that in the long and storied history of Major League Baseball, there has never been a team coming off five consecutive losing seasons with more hype surrounding it than the Chicago Cubs have right now. All the hope and expectations are justified to an extent. Show More Summary

Brandon League Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation on Dodgers Pitcher

The Los Angeles Dodgers are reportedly eager to trade away right-handed relief pitcher Brandon League. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports Tuesday that a number of teams are interested in the veteran hurler: That the Dodgers are rumored...Show More Summary

Why Is 2013 AL ROY Wil Myers Suddenly on the Trading Block?

Hey, remember how clever the Tampa Bay Rays looked when they traded for Wil Myers two winters ago? Remember how they looked even smarter after he won the 2013 American League Rookie of the Year? Yeah, well, now it sounds like it's their turn to trade him. Show More Summary

Reassessing the Dodgers' Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Next

It didn't take long for the Los Angeles Dodgers' new front office to leave its mark on the city and franchise this offseason. In a span of 24 hours during the recent winter meetings, President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman and...Show More Summary

Gilberto Suarez Reportedly Enters Guilty Plea for Smuggling of Yasiel Puig

Gilberto Suarez entered a guilty plea on Tuesday for his role in the illegal smuggling of Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig. Suarez pleaded guilty to an alien smuggling conspiracy charge. The Associated Press reported the news (h/t...Show More Summary

Alex Rodriguez to Be Full-Time Designated Hitter for New York Yankees

For now, Alex Rodriguez has one job: Help the New York Yankees at the plate. Despite the Yanks signing third baseman Chase Headley to a four-year deal, and despite A-Rod turning 40 in July and not playing since 2013, general managerShow More Summary

Reassessing the Baltimore Orioles' Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Next

The 2014 winter meetings have come and gone, and for the Baltimore Orioles, no transactions occurred that could have improved the team aside from a few Rule 5 draft selections. The Orioles acquired right-handed pitcher Jason Garcia from...Show More Summary

Reassessing the Boston Red Sox's Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Next

With Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings now in the rear-view mirror, what's next for the Boston Red Sox? The Red Sox recently added several pieces to their starting rotation, but they lack an ace to carry them. Boston continues to have an overabundance of outfielders as well, not to mention a few other areas that could use some tinkering. Show More Summary

Reassessing Oakland A's Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Next

The Oakland A's went into the winter meetings looking like they might contend again in 2015. They came out of the meetings three All-Stars lighter. Now what? Last we heard from general manager Billy Beane, he told the media he now plans to spend some of the cash saved in the Brandon Moss, Josh Donaldson and Jeff Samardzija trades. Show More Summary

Gavin Floyd to Indians: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

The Cleveland pitching staff got a boost on Tuesday as the team signed right-handed starting pitcher Gavin Floyd. The team announced the move on Twitter: Jordan Bastian of MLB.com has more details on the contract: Floyd, who suffered...Show More Summary

5 Available Players Still Within Reach of the Seattle Mariners

The list of potential fits to fill the Seattle Mariners' hole in right field seems to be shrinking by the day. Melky Cabrera, likely Seattle's top target, agreed to a three-year deal with the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, per Bruce Levine...Show More Summary

Reassessing the Yankees' Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Next

It has been two years since the New York Yankees made the postseason, so naturally there were going to be some changes and transactions this winter. So far we have seen the Yankees take a slow and careful approach. They have yet to land...Show More Summary

Matt Joyce Traded to Angels for Kevin Jepsen: Latest Details and Reaction

The Los Angeles Angels have upgraded their already-potent offense by acquiring outfielder Matt Joyce from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for relief pitcher Kevin Jepsen. Details of the trade were confirmed by the Angels on Twitter: The move does serve two purposes for the Angels. Show More Summary

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