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Gregg Popovich Says LaMarcus Aldridge Asked To Be Traded Last Summer | SI Wire | Sports Illustrated
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San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich says that forward LaMarcus Aldridge requested a trade this summer. Popovich was asked what has led to Aldridge playing better this season, he replied. “When he said, ‘I want to be traded.’” Subscribe to ►► http://po.st/SubscribeSI Follow the latest NFL news and highlights, with updates on your favorite […]

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Shohei Ohtani asked MLB teams for their best pitch; here's who offers a good fit
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The letter recently sent to all major league teams on behalf of Shohei Ohtani reinforces the notion that the Japanese two-way star will be emphasizing factors beyond money in deciding where to cast his lot when he leaps into American baseball for the 2018 season, as expected. For one, Ohtani's agent

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Report: Twins asked Reds about closer Iglesias
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Fresh off a surprising appearance in the American League wild-card game, the Minnesota Twins are apparently eyeing a potential improvement to their relief corps on the trade market. Minnesota reportedly inquired with the Cincinnati Reds about the availability of closer Raisel Iglesias, sources told Jon Morosi of MLB Network. It's unclear how far those talks […]

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Report: Jeter asked outgoing president to fire 4 more Marlins execs
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Derek Jeter continues to clean house in his new organization. The impending chief executive officer for the Miami Marlins reportedly dismissed another four front-office employees in recent days, according to the Miami Herald's Barry Jackson. As was the case last week, however, Jeter did not fire the employees himself, instead reportedly asking outgoing Marlins president […]

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Report: Stanton clears waivers; 4 teams have asked about trade
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Giancarlo Stanton may be the hottest home-run hitter in the game, and he could be traded within the next 16 days. The towering Miami Marlins slugger cleared waivers Sunday, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, whose sources say at least four teams have inquired about the possibility of trading for the 27-year-old. This means […]

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Report: Rangers asked Dodgers for Verdugo or Buehler in Darvish talks
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The Texas Rangers appear to want the world in return for Yu Darvish. Sources told MLB Network's Jon Morosi Friday the Rangers' initial demand of the Los Angeles Dodgers was for one of either top prospect Walker Buehler or No. 2 prospect Alex Verdugo as a starting point in any package for Darvish. Los Angeles […]

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Report: Athletics asked for either of Yankees' top 2 prospects in Gray talks
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The Oakland Athletics aren’t letting Sonny Gray go cheaply. While the New York Yankees were said to be making progress with the Athletics in a deal to land the 27-year-old right-hander, Oakland is reportedly asking for packages that include either of the Bronx Bombers' top two prospects in Clint Frazier and Gleyber Torres, report Jon […]

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Report: Cubs asked Rangers about Darvish
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The Chicago Cubs don’t seem to be finished after acquiring Jose Quintana from the Chicago White Sox, not by a long shot. The team is already keeping tabs on Justin Verlander and other available arms, and now Texas Rangers righty Yu Darvish has entered the picture. The Cubs have reportedly checked in with the Rangers […]

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Report: Rockies asked Orioles about Bundy, Gausman; eyeing rotation help
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The Colorado Rockies are in prime position to make the playoffs for the first time since 2009, and they might be ready to try to boost their chances by grabbing some outside pitching help. Colorado is reportedly "poking around" the trade market for starting pitching, reports Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports. Passan added that the […]

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Report: Dodgers asked Orioles about Britton's availability
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The Los Angeles Dodgers‘ front office appears to have ambitions of building an almost unhittable bullpen. Already armed with arguably the best closer in baseball, Kenley Jansen, the Dodgers reportedly called the Baltimore Orioles to check on the availability of closer Zach Britton, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Heyman adds that Britton isn't […]

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Report: Padres asked about top Yankees prospect Torres
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The San Diego Padres have one of the worst records in baseball at 32-46, and a baffling minus-114 run differential, making them one of the few teams in an obvious position to sell at the trade deadline. General manager A.J. Preller has reportedly asked the New York Yankees about the availability of the team's top […]

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MLB trade rumors: Padres reportedly asked Yankees about top prospect Gleyber Torres
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Torres is out for the season following Tommy John surgery

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