St. Louis Cardinals
Dec 21, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT
The field for James Shields has been winnowed down to a few, namely the Giants and Red Sox.
Dec 19, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT
One player the Padres did NOT get.
Dec 17, 2014, 11:15 AM EDT
They’re getting lots of calls on him, though.
Dec 16, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT
Descalso was a semi-regular in St. Louis for the past four seasons.
Dec 15, 2014, 6:42 PM EDT
Motte scuffled in his return from Tommy John surgery this past season, posting a 4.68 ERA and 17/9 K/BB ratio over 25 innings while showing diminished velocity.
Dec 13, 2014, 10:35 PM EDT
The Red Sox starting rotation is set, but president Larry Lucchino is still disappointed in his team’s failure to bring back Jon Lester.
Dec 13, 2014, 10:02 AM EDT
A change in direction doesn’t bother Braves president John Hart.
Dec 12, 2014, 8:20 PM EDT
The deal was reported earlier this week and it’s now official.
Dec 12, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT
The past view days were . . . intense. But here is a quick and handy guide to everything that went down.
Dec 11, 2014, 12:50 PM EDT
Reynolds hit just .196 in 130 games for the Brewers this year.
Dec 11, 2014, 12:26 PM EDT
The Red Sox add their third starting pitcher in 24 hours.
Dec 10, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT
Now that Jon Lester has settled on a team, inking a six-year, $155 million contract late Tuesday night with the Cubs, the focus of the starting pitching market turns to Max Scherzer and James Shields.
Dec 10, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT
Neshek had two-year offers from a total of eight different teams.
Dec 10, 2014, 9:50 AM EDT
The Astros have gotten more to fix their bullpen before 10am than most teams do all day.
Dec 9, 2014, 8:45 AM EDT
Masterson was the Red Sox’s second-round draft pick in 2006.
Dec 8, 2014, 10:17 PM EDT
Martinez was longtime friends with the deceased Cardinals outfielder and pleaded with Taveras not to drive on the night that he and his girlfriend died in a car crash.
Dec 8, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT
HardballTalk is on the scene in San Diego for baseball’s annual free agent and trade bacchanalia.
Dec 3, 2014, 8:55 PM EDT
At the end of October, the Cardinals exercised a major league-minimum option for 2015 on veteran right-hander John Lackey. Now it sounds like some incentives are going to be added.
Dec 3, 2014, 12:22 AM EDT
A list of all of the new free agents in advance of Tuesday’s midnight deadline.
Nov 28, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT
That is, if he makes the rotation.
Nov 28, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
“Their interest in the lefty appears as much opportunistic as enthusiastic.”
Nov 27, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT
The AL Central seems to be particularly fond of free agent pitcher Justin Masterson.
Nov 27, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT
A couple more options have appeared on the Marlins’ radar for an upgrade at first base.
Nov 24, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT
Both will be 38 in the 2015 season.
Nov 21, 2014, 11:49 AM EDT
And they want a lot for him.
- Monday’s White Sox/Orioles game postponed due to ongoing protests and violence in Baltimore 88
- Cardinals confirm Adam Wainwright is done for season with torn Achilles 15
- Source: Josh Hamilton rejected a trade to a National League team because he wanted to go back to Texas 35
- Deal done: Josh Hamilton traded to the Texas Rangers for cash considerations 40
- Pitchers batting is dumb and the DH should be universal 350
- And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights 88
- Alex Rodriguez hits 659th career home run, now one shy of tying Willie Mays 60
- Max Scherzer doubtful for next start due to thumb injury 5
- Pitchers batting is dumb and the DH should be universal (351)
- Comment of the Day: do not underestimate the seriousness of the anti-DH crowd (190)
- The early leaders in MLB’s “Franchise Four” thing have been announced (166)
- The Royals and White Sox had a benches-clearing fracas, five players ejected (161)
- Protesters converge on Oriole Park at Camden Yards (149)