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Yankees, White Sox Aren't Discussing David Robertson

Dec 28, 2016 9:41 AM

Rumors circulated on Tuesday that the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox were in talks on a trade involving Jose Quintana and David Robertson.

A source told MLB.com that talks between the two clubs haven't advanced very far and the New York Post reported that Robertson wasn't involved in the talks either.

Cash Kruth/MLB

Tags: New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Several Clubs Interested In Brian Dozier

Dec 27, 2016 12:55 AM

Coming off a season in which he set the AL record for home runs by a second baseman, Brian Dozier has been the center of trade talks since the Winter Meetings. The Dodgers have been in talks with the Twins to try and acquire his services, but Darren Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness News in Minnesota reports Los Angeles is not alone.

The Cardinals have joined the Dodgers as a team that is "very much" in the running to land Dozier, according to Wolfson, who added the Nationals and Giants also "remain in dialogue" with the Twins.

MLB.com

Tags: St. Louis Cardinals, Minnesota Twins, Los Angeles Dodgers, Washington Nationals, San Francisco Giants, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Jays May Have Trade Interest For McCutchen

Dec 25, 2016 3:33 PM

The Blue Jays have “kicked around” Andrew McCutchen’s name as they attempt to address their outfield, ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reports (all Twitter links). Pirates GM Neal Huntington recently said the team was likely to keep McCutchen after trade negotiations with the Nationals fell through. But, Crasnick writes, the Jays are one of several teams who are still interested in the Pirates’ star.

MLBtraderumors.com

Tags: Toronto Blue Jays, Pittsburgh Pirates, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Pirates In Mix To Trade For Jose Quintana

Dec 22, 2016 7:58 AM

The Pittsburgh Pirates have "worked hard" to complete a trade with the Chicago White Sox for Jose Quintana, according to a report.

The White Sox are rebuilding this offseason having dealt Chris Sale and Adam Eaton.

Quintana, who turns 28 in January, is due $15.85 million over the next two seasons with club options for 2019 ($10.5 million) and '20 ($11.5 million).

Adam Berry/MLB

Tags: Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago White Sox, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Dodgers, Twins Aren't Progressing On Brian Dozier Trade

Dec 22, 2016 7:44 AM

Talks between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Minnesota Twins on a Brian Dozier trade haven't progressed, according to a report.

It had been reported that the two sides agreed on Jose De Leon as the centerpiece of a possible deal, but they are still "at a standstill ... if not an impasse."

Jon Heyman/FanRag Sports

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Red Sox Trade Clay Buchholz To Phillies

Dec 20, 2016 3:12 PM

The Boston Red Sox have traded Clay Buchholz to the Philadelphia Phillies for minor league second baseman Josh Tobias.

The Red Sox picked up their $13.5 million option on Buchholz's contract at the end of last season, but the possibility of a trade always seemed present.

After Boston acquired Chris Sale, it was rumored that they would deal Buchholz or Drew Pomeranz.

Scott Lauber/ESPN

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Phillies, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Mets Looking Into Possible Trade For Center Fielder

Dec 20, 2016 7:14 AM

The New York Mets are at least looking into the possibility of trading for a center fielder.

Ken Rosenthal described the Mets as being "semi-engaged" in talks for a variety of possibilities.

Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates has been mentioned as a possibility, but talks haven't gotten serious.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Tags: New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Yankees Remain Interested In Trade For Jose Quintana

Dec 19, 2016 3:58 PM

The New York Yankees haven't yet added to their starting rotation, but they remain interested in a trade for Jose Quintana.

The Yankees have enough depth in their farm system to swing a deal for Quintana if the two sides can agree on the base of a deal.

However, the seriousness of New York's interest remains to be seen. Brian Cashman has pointed out that he has reached out to virtually every team at some point this offseason.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Tags: New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Braves Consider Dansby Swanson Close To Untouchable

Dec 19, 2016 7:43 AM

The Atlanta Braves are very impressed with Dansby Swanson's on-field talent and off-field intangibles.

"I don't think you can put any playables or comparisons on him, I just know we're better with him, and the whole is greater than the parts. This is a special guy that makes people around him better," John Coppolella said.

The Chicago White Sox reportedly wanted Swanson as part of a deal for Chris Sale, but the Braves refused to part with the former first overall pick.

David O'Brien/Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Phillies Looking For Another Hitter, Reliever

Dec 19, 2016 7:30 AM

The Philadelphia Phillies would like to add another hitter or reliever, according to Matt Klentak.

Klentak added that neither move is a necessity.

If the Phillies add a hitter, it would likely be a reserve outfielder.

"We continue to prioritize roster flexibility and payroll flexibility so players that are in position to sign shorter term contracts are going to be more appealing to us," Klentak said.

Todd Zolecki/MLB

Tags: Philadelphia Phillies, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Cardinals Listening To Offers For Matt Adams
Matt Carpenter is set to play first base for the Cardinals in 2017.

Jerry Crasnick/ESPN

Dodgers, Twins Continue To Discuss Brian Dozier Trade
No deal is close, but the two sides "remain in dialogue."

Jon Morosi/MLB

Rockies Tell Charlie Blackmon To Take Rumors With 'Grain Of Salt'
The Rockies have told Charlie Blackmon not to listen to trade rumors following the signing of Ian Desmond, who was introduced on Tuesday.

Mike Axisa/CBS Sports

Tigers Haven't Put Francisco Rodriguez On Trade Block
Francisco Rodriguez isn't on the trade block as the Tigers look to shed payroll this offseason.

Anthony Fenech/Detroit Free-Press

Astros Interested In Danny Duffy, Yordano Ventura
The Astros are looking to fortify their starting rotation and are interested in Danny Duffy and Yordano Ventura of the Royals.

Brian McTaggart/MLB

Andrew McCutchen Bothered By Trade Talk
Pirates star outfielder Andrew McCutchen says the rampant trade talks did "bother" him.

ESPN.com

Angels Inquired With Cardinals About Kolten Wong
The Cardinals, however, want to keep Kolten Wong as they greatly value his defensive ability.

Chris Cotillo/SB Nation

Red Sox Prefer To Trade Clay Buchholz
The Red Sox have been fielding calls for one of their starting pitchers following the acquisition of Chris Sale and their preference is to trade Clay Buchholz.

Rob Bradford/WEEI

Trade Talks Fizzle, Andrew McCutchen Likely To Remain With Pirates
Andrew McCutchen is expected to be with the Pirates on Opening Day after trade talks failed to intensify this week.

ESPN

Rockies Searching For High-End Starting Pitcher
The Rockies are looking to acquire a high-end starting pitcher through a trade, according to a report.

Jeff Passan/Yahoo! Sports

Red Sox Tried To Trade For Wade Davis
The Red Sox offered Travis Shaw, who they eventually dealt to the Brewers for Tyler Thornburg.

Rob Bradford/WEEI

Nationals Aren't Looking For Starter After Missing Out On Chris Sale
Chris Sale was the only starting pitcher the Nationals were interested in and they won't pursue any other rotation options, according to a report.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Nationals Now Targeting Jose Quintana From White Sox
After missing out on Chris Sale, the Nationals are now interested in acquiring Jose Quintana from the White Sox.

Jon Heyman/FanRag Sports

Cubs Nearing Trade For Wade Davis
Wade Davis is set to become a free agent after the 2017 season.

Jeff Passan/Yahoo! Sports

Red Sox Acquire Chris Sale From White Sox
Chicago will receive Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech and two other prospects from the Red Sox for Chris Sale.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Wade Davis May Be Logical Trade Target For Dodgers
It has been reported that the Royals are willing to listen to trade offers for a number of their core players, including Wade Davis.

Ken Gurnick/MLB

Nationals, White Sox Deep In Talks On Chris Sale Trade
Negotiations currently have the Nationals sending Lucas Giolito, Victor Robles and a low-level minor leaguer to the White Sox for Chris Sale.

Jim Bowden/ESPN

Nationals, White Sox Meeting To Discuss Chris Sale
The Nationals have increased their efforts to acquire Chris Sale and were scheduled to meet with the White Sox to discuss the ace on Monday, according to a report.

Jon Heyman/FanRag Sports

Pirates Seek Giolito, Robles From Nationals In Andrew McCutchen Deal
The Nationals declined the offer involving the two top prospects.

Rob Biertempfel/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Nationals Seeking Trades For Both Andrew McCutchen, Chris Sale
The Braves are believed to be Washington's main competition for Chris Sale.

Bob Nightengale/USA Today