Nov 5, 2014, 8:52 PM EST
Rockies owner Dick Monfort has remained adamant over the past few years that his club — despite the obvious need for a rebuild — would not part with star players Troy Tulowitzki or Carlos Gonzalez in any sort of trade. But that attitude might be changing.
Nov 5, 2014, 7:48 PM EST
Josh Donaldson is arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter and is likely to command a big sum of money, but the cost-conscious A’s aren’t even considering trading the star third baseman.
Nov 5, 2014, 6:34 PM EST
The Marlins have begun “preliminary” negotiations toward a long-term contract extension with 24-year-old slugger Giancarlo Stanton.
Nov 4, 2014, 11:42 PM EST
Hyeon-jong Yang, regarded as the best pitcher in the Korean Baseball Organization, is ready to test himself at the game’s highest level.
Nov 4, 2014, 10:56 PM EST
From CSNNewEngland.com comes word that Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli underwent a procedure Tuesday at Massachussetts General Hospital designed to correct his sleep apnea.
Nov 4, 2014, 10:19 PM EST
MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick reports that Farhan Zaidi will be named the Dodgers’ new general manager later this week. He had been serving as the A’s assistant general manager and director of baseball operations.
Nov 4, 2014, 9:23 PM EST
As first reported by Hector Gomez of the Dominican Republic’s Listin Diario, Alfonso Soriano is retiring from baseball after a 16-year major league career.
Nov 4, 2014, 8:29 PM EST
The 2014 Gold Glove Award winners have been announced. Now you can help determine who wins the 2014 Platinum Glove — given each year (since 2011) to the top defensive player in each league.
Nov 4, 2014, 7:05 PM EST
The 2014 Rawlings Gold Glove Award recipients are being revealed during an hour-long special airing right now (7:00 p.m. ET) on ESPN2. We will list all of the winners here, position-by-position, as they are announced by the Baseball Tonight crew …
Nov 4, 2014, 6:02 PM EST
The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) is announcing the top three finalists for American League and National League Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young, and Most Valuable Player during a one-hour special airing right now (6:00 p.m. ET) on MLB Network. We will post those names here as they are rolled out …
Nov 2, 2014, 4:12 PM EST
The Blue Jays sent first baseman Adam Lind to the Brewers on Saturday for right-hander Marco Estrada, clearing up some payroll space and adding depth to their starting pitching staff. Now the Jays may deal from that pitching depth to fill another area of need.
Nov 2, 2014, 2:55 PM EST
Michael Hill, the Marlins’ president of baseball operations, was a guest Sunday on MLB Network Radio with Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette. Among the topics: the club’s future with Giancarlo Stanton …
Nov 2, 2014, 1:43 PM EST
From beat reporter Roch Kubatko of MASN comes word that the Orioles and impending free agent Nick Markakis have been “talking for weeks” about a new contract and that the current framework of the ongoing negotiations is a four-year deal.
Nov 2, 2014, 12:37 PM EST
A member of the D’Backs front office told Rosenthal that the club is merely in “listening mode,” but rival execs say the 31-year-old catcher is being shopped.
Nov 2, 2014, 11:51 AM EST
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times wrote Friday night that the Rays “are still considering filing tampering charges or a complaint” against the Cubs for their hasty hiring of manager Joe Maddon. But that’s going to be a difficult thing to prove.
Nov 2, 2014, 10:48 AM EST
It was an expected move. Now we’ll see whether Burnett exercises his $12.75 million player option for 2015. The deadline for that decision is Monday.
Nov 2, 2014, 9:45 AM EST
Patrick Reusse and Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN reported Saturday that Paul Molitor had been offered the Twins’ managerial position and now Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune says the plan is to officially introduce the new skipper Tuesday at Target Field.
Nov 2, 2014, 8:59 AM EST
Hundreds of thousands of fans braved nasty weather in San Francisco on Friday to celebrate the Giants’ 2014 World Series championship — the team’s third title in the last five seasons.
Oct 30, 2014, 12:15 AM EST
The champagne and beer is flowing in the visitors clubhouse at Kauffman Stadium following the Giants’ Game 7 win …
Oct 29, 2014, 11:57 PM EST
Here’s the final out of Wednesday night’s Game 7 that secured the Giants’ eighth World Series title …
Oct 29, 2014, 11:37 PM EST
Madison Bumgarner threw five scoreless innings to close out Game 7 on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium and allowed just one run in 21 total frames during the 2014 World Series
Oct 29, 2014, 10:55 PM EST
Giants ace Madison Bumgarner broke Curt Schilling’s postseason innings record in the bottom of the fifth inning. And now Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News shares this nugget …
Oct 29, 2014, 10:19 PM EST
Giants ace Madison Bumgarner entered Game 7 of the World Series in the bottom of the fifth inning. He allowed a single to the first batter but got out of that threat and set a new MLB record in the process …
Oct 29, 2014, 10:01 PM EST
Here’s a cool photo from the Associated Press of the well-executed flip from Giants second baseman Joe Panik that started a huge doubleplay in the bottom of the third inning of World Series Game 7 …
Oct 29, 2014, 9:24 PM EST
Imagine if they had this technology in 1985 …
- Giants acquire Casey McGehee from the Marlins 11
- The Padres have given their fans something to talk about. Which is badly needed in San Diego. 56
- Justin Upton traded to the Padres for three prospects 79
- Bud Selig will get a $6 million a year pension. Which is obscene. 141
- Jake Peavy agrees to a two-year, $24 million deal to stay with the San Francisco Giants 24
- Matt Kemp has officially been traded to the Padres 29
- Padres acquire catcher Derek Norris from Athletics 37
- St. Petersburg City Council votes down deal to allow Rays to look for new stadium site 90
- The United States will seek to normalize relations with Cuba (144)
- Bud Selig will get a $6 million a year pension. Which is obscene. (141)
- Cubs, Red Sox, Dodgers, Padres, Rangers, and Astros interested in Phillies’ Cole Hamels (111)
- Rays, Padres, Nationals agree to 11-player trade (97)
- Chase Headley signs a four-year deal with the Yankees worth at least $52 million. (95)