Three days after filling out their rotation by trading for Jon Niese, the Pirates opened up a spot by dealing right-hander Charlie Morton to the Phillies.
Neil Walker knew the day was coming. At some point, he had come to accept, he would no longer be a Pirate. Would there be a trade, or would he simply walk away as a free agent next year? The day finally came Wednesday, when Walker — the Pittsburgh Kid who’d never spent a day […]
The Pirates added another intriguing power arm to their bullpen on Thursday, signing right-hander Juan Nicasio to a one-year contract on the final day of the Winter Meetings.
On the day after allegations of domestic violence surfaced regarding Reds closer Aroldis Chapman, the ramifications of the report remained unclear.
The Pirates traded Neil Walker, a pending free agent projected to make $10.7 million next season, to the Mets and picked up Jon Niese in return.
Cincinnati Reds All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman is the subject of a domestic violence investigation after an incident in which he allegedly had a physical altercation with his girlfriend and fired eight gunshots into the garage of his Miami-area home, according to a Yahoo! Sports story.
The Phillies are starting from the beginning. Since late July, they have traded three formidable late-inning relievers (Jonathan Papelbon, Ken Giles and Jake Diekman) for young starting pitching.
The Phillies signed five players to Minor League contracts on Monday, and one of them could pitch in the late innings next season.
For fans who had been clamoring for Padres general manager A.J. Preller to make one more move before leaving the Winter Meetings, he certainly didn’t disappoint Thursday.
Just to be clear, there’s not a placard hanging from the door of A.J. Preller’s suite at the Opryland Hotel that reads “Help wanted: Shortstop.” But there might as well be.
For as much as Andy Green would love to dream a little with what his potential Opening Day lineup might look like, the first-year manager of the Padres still isn’t to the point where he can play with the possibilities. Not on Dec. 9. And certainly not with a lot left to be done to […]