Nothing is imminent, nothing is certain, but the San Francisco Giants have made their play for Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton. The Giants reportedly offered shortstop Christian Arroyo, outfielder Chris Shaw, right-handed pitcher Tyler Beede, and outfielder Heliot Ramos in exchange for Stanton, according to SiriusXM’s Craig Mish. MLB Pipeline lists them as the Giants’ […]
Plugging Giancarlo Stanton into the Giants’ roster would deliver the ballclub considerable power. It also could give them an unpleasant shock in some ways.
Sandy Alderson and the Mets are weighing a long list of players that could potentially play first base for them in 2018, according to Daily News
The offseason hot stove may be lukewarm, but the Seattle Mariners appear to be elevating the heat. Seattle is talking with outfielder Jon Jay, according to MLB.com's Mark Feinsand, who reports momentum in discussions between the two sides. The light-hitting Jay spent 2017 with the Chicago Cubs after signing a one-year pact worth $8 million. […]
The Tigers have been entertaining trade talks with teams for Ian Kinsler on and off since last fall. In that time, they’ve traded Justin Verlander, Justin Upton, J.D. Martinez, Justin Wilson and Alex Avila, all for prospects.
With a top shortstop prospect on the way, the rebuilding San Diego Padres may have their eyes on a veteran free agent to hold down the position in the short term. San Diego is reportedly looking at former All-Star Alcides Escobar in free agency as a potential “stopgap” shortstop for 2018, according to Jon Heyman […]
Any potential trade for Giancarlo Stanton won’t come down to what the Miami Marlins want. Though a report Friday from MLB Network’s Jon Morosi singled out the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants, and Boston Red Sox as four teams who have held preliminary talks about acquiring the Marlins slugger, any potential swap […]
Ranked No. 3 among Cubs prospects by MLBPipeline.com, Adbert Alzolay was pitching for the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League. He went 7-1 with a 2.98 ERA in 15 starts at Class A Myrtle Beach last season and posted a 3.03 ERA in seven starts at Double-A Tennessee.
There were no Padres among the Gold Glove Award finalists announced by Rawlings on Thursday morning. It’s now been five seasons since Chase Headley took home the club’s most recent defensive hardware in 2012.
Shohei Otani, the pitcher-slugger phenom who has dominated Japan with the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters, will undergo keyhole surgery on his right ankle Thursday, his club announced, according to the Japan Times. “I want to be in perfect condition for the new season,” Otani said in a statement. “I have decided to have surgery at this […]
If the Arizona Diamondbacks can get through Yu Darvish and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3, Patrick Corbin will be tasked with tying up the National League Division Series. Speaking to reporters on Sunday's off day, Diamondbacks skipper Torey Lovullo revealed Corbin would get the start in Tuesday's potential Game 4, according to MLB.com's […]
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell unofficially announced his Game 4 starter on Sunday, saying that right-hander Rick Porcello would “ideally” get the nod if the club survives another day. “While all our (pitchers) are available (on Sunday), I’d like to stay away from (Chris) Sale and Porcello,” Farrell told Ian Browne of MLB.com. "I'm […]