Ken Rosenthal joined The Athletic last August in the wake of Fox Sports torpedoing their own digital content with their fabled pivot to video. Since then, The Athletic has continued to expand at a very fast pace, grabbing up baseball writers left and right. Show More Summary
The MLB trade rumors circulating around Manny Machado of the Baltimore Orioles continue, and The Athletic‘s Ken Rosenthal believes he has a way for the New York Yankees to land him. It would involve Jacoby Ellsbury in a blockbuster trade...Show More Summary
The Chicago Cubs reportedly have agreed to a six-year, $126 million contract deal with free agent starter Yu Darvish, according to the Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. Rosenthal reports the deal could reach $150 million, but noted the chances of the deal reaching that point is “quite slim,” with Darvish needing to hit incentives including multiple Cy Young Award wins. The […]
The New York Mets have agreed to a two-year, $17 million with free-agent third baseman Todd Frazier, according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal.
To the victors go the spoils, with the defending World Series champion Houston Astros reportedly agreeing to a trade for Pittsburgh Pirates ace Gerrit Cole per Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports and Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Included inShow More Summary
Slugging outfielder Jay Bruce reportedly agreed to terms with the New York Mets on a free agent contract, with a three-year, $39 million deal first reported by Jerry Crasnick of ESPN and Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Bruce hit.254/.324/.508...Show More Summary
Did Joe Girardi willfully betray New York’s media by giving the first interview since he was dumped by the Yankees to Ken Rosenthal?
The Angels wanted another bat, and they’re close to getting him. The Angels are making a splash on the last day of August before the waiver deadline, as, according to The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, they are reportedly close to acquiring outfielder Juston Upton from the Tigers.
Ken Rosenthal reports for The Athletic, the new home of Mr. Rosenthal’s writings, that there is, quoting an Atlanta Braves source, “a power struggle who is…
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Since Fox Sports pivoted its website to video, MLB insider Ken Rosenthal has been a man without an island. Temporarily putting his stories on Facebook, Rosenthal was looking for a home for his stories. And he’s found it in The Athletic. Show More Summary
No event better signified the current chaos in sports media than the announcement last month that Ken Rosenthal—the most plugged-in, reliable reporter in baseball—would be filing his stories to Facebook because he has nowhere else to write. Show More Summary
Jack Baer, reporting for MLB.com: MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal reported — as did the Miami Herald earlier — that the Sherman-Jeter group won the bidding, with Sherman holding the controlling interest and plans for Jeter to be the...Show More Summary
Bruce has been on the trade block for weeks now, so this doesn’t come as much of a surprise. The Mets are sending outfielder Jay Bruce to Cleveland, per reports. Fox’s Ken Rosenthal was the first to report the trade. Bruce has been on...Show More Summary
The Dodgers have acquired Yu Darvish in a trade with the Texas Rangers. The trade was first reported by Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Darvish went 57-39 with a 3.42 ERA in 122 starts with the Rangers. He made the American League All-Star team four times and placed among the top 10 in the Cy Young […]
The Rangers and Dodgers made a deal that didn’t come through until after the 4 p.m. trade deadline. The Dodgers finally made a huge trade for a top pitcher at the trade deadline, as Ken Rosenthal reported after the 4 p.m. close thatShow More Summary
The Mets might be selling right now, but Ramos could help New York contend in 2018. The Mets are set to acquire Marlins closer AJ Ramos, according to reports from FOX’s Ken Rosenthal. This transaction may seem strange at first blush seeing as the Mets have been shopping anybody and everybody that makes sense before the deadline. Show More Summary
Washington is reportedly sending a low-level minor leaguer back to Philadelphia. The Phillies are trading second baseman Howie Kendrick to the Nationals, FOX’s Ken Rosenthal reports. In return, the Nationals are sending minor leagueShow More Summary
Hm, why did the Sox need a third baseman again? Oh right, because of Pablo Sandoval, who is back with the Giants. The Giants are sending Eduardo Nuñez to Boston for persons unknown, as Ken Rosenthal reports. It was pretty clear thatShow More Summary
Multiple teams were reportedly interested before this trade partnership crystalized. The Twins are reportedly close to acquiring Jaime Garcia from the Braves, As Ken Rosenthal reports. Other pieces in a potential trade package have not yet been revealed. Show More Summary