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A's Acquire Jurickson Profar In Three-Team Trade With Rangers, Ray

Dec 21, 2018 1:54 PM

The Oakland A's have acquired Jurickson Profar from the Texas Rangers as part of a three-team trade.

The Rays get reliever Emilio Pagan and the 38th overall pick in the 2019 draft from the A's and minor league pitcher Rollie Lacy from the Rangers.

The Rangers receive Rays minor league relievers Brock Burke, Kyle Bird and Yoel Espinal, A's minor league infielder Eli White and international slot money.

Profar hit .254 last season with 20 homers. Profar played mainly shortstop and third base last season, but he could also be a replacement for Oakland at second base if Jed Lowrie.



Tags: Oakland Athletics, Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Indians Still Discussing Corey Kluber Trade

Dec 20, 2018 8:04 AM

The Cleveland Indians are still discussing the possibility of trading Corey Kluber, according to sources.

The Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers, Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati Reds are among the teams that have shown interest in Kluber over the past couple of weeks.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Tags: Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers, Philadelphia Phillies, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Yankees Could Trade Miguel Andujar

Dec 17, 2018 10:46 PM

The New York Yankees have interest in trading Miguel Andujar, according to multiple rival executives.

Andujar finished second in American League Rookie of the Year voting.

Andujar had an .855 OPS and 27 homers, but struggled defensively.

The San Diego Padres are believed to be a team interested in Andujar. 

Ken Rosenthal/The Athletic

Tags: New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Astros Sign Michael Brantley To Two-Year, $32M Deal

Dec 17, 2018 9:34 PM

The Houston Astros have agreed to sign Michael Brantley to a two-year, $32 million deal.

Brantley gives the Astros a left-handed bat in the middle of their lineup.

Brantley hit .309 with 17 homers and 76 RBIs in 2018 after missing most of 2016 and 2017 with injuries.

The Cleveland Indians acquired Brantley in 2008 as part of the CC Sabathia deal.


Tags: Houston Astros, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

White Sox Have No Plans To Trade Jose Abreu

Dec 17, 2018 8:06 AM

The Chicago White Sox have no plans to trade Jose Abreu.

They acquired Yonder Alonso from the Cleveland Indians on Saturday, but that doesn't mean they'll move their current first baseman.

Abreu, 31, can become a free agent next offseason.

Bob Nightengale/USA Today

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Indians Now Less Likely To Trade Corey Kluber, Trevor Bauer

Dec 17, 2018 8:03 AM

The Cleveland Indians have been expected to move Corey Kluber and/or Trevor Bauer at some point, but that may now be less likely.

The Indians aren't as motivated by financial concerns after trading Yan Gomes, Edwin Encarnacion and Yonder Alonso.

The moves trimmed approximately $18 million from Cleveland's 2019 payroll.

The Indians also signed Carlos Carrasco to a three-year extension earlier this offseason.

Jon Heyman/Fancred Sports

Tags: Cleveland Indians, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Noah Syndergaard Demonstrates Loyalty To Mets On Instagram

Dec 17, 2018 7:56 AM

Noah Syndergaard has been the subject of trade rumors recently, but the right-hander displayed his loyalty to the New York Mets on Instagram this weekend.

Syndergaard has been linked to the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins in trade possibilities.

Under a photo of himself in his Mets' uniform, Syndergaard posted: "My Team, Our Colors, New York's Future."

RealGM Staff Report

Tags: New York Mets, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Braves Out On Trading For J.T. Realmuto

Dec 16, 2018 1:08 AM

While Atlanta has continued to be linked to J.T. Realmuto rumors, a source said Saturday night the Braves exited the Winter Meetings with the understanding there will not be any further reason for them to discuss trading for the Marlins' All-Star catcher.

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

White Sox Acquire Yonder Alonso From Indians

Dec 15, 2018 2:08 AM

The Chicago White Sox have acquired first baseman Yonder Alonso in a trade with the Cleveland Indians, according to multiple reports.

The Indians will get minor league outfielder Alex Call in the deal, which is expected to be finalized Saturday, reports said.

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Mariners, Indians Complete Edwin Encarnacion, Carlos Santana Swap

Dec 14, 2018 8:05 AM

The Seattle Mariners have acquired Edwin Encarnacion from the Cleveland Indians.

Carlos Santana is going back to the Indians as part of the three-team deal, which also includes the Tampa Bay Rays.

The Indians will receive Jake Bauers from the Rays, while Tampa Bay will get Yandy Diaz from Cleveland.

Tampa Bay will send $5 million to Seattle, and the Mariners will pay $6 million to Cleveland.

The Indians also are sending minor league pitcher Cole Sulser to the Rays and the 77th pick in the 2019 competitive balance draft to the Mariners.


Tags: Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians, Tampa Bay Rays, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

Brian Cashman Calls Yankees 'Fully Operational Death Star'
Brian Cashman has said the Yankees would be active this offseason, while also throwing cold water on the notion of signing Bryce Harper.

Bryan Hoch/MLB

Nationals Trade Tanner Roark To Reds
The Nationals have traded Tanner Roark to the Reds for right-hander Tanner Rainey.

Associated Press

Mets Making Push To Acquire J.T. Realmuto
The Marlins consider the Mets the front-runner to acquire the catcher, according to one source.

Anthony DiComo/MLB

Talks Intensifying Between Dodgers, Indians On Corey Kluber
The Indians signed Carlos Carrasco to an extension last week, paving the way for either Corey Kluber or Trevor Bauer to be traded.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Rockies Expected To Be Interested If Mariners Trade Carlos Santana
If the Mariners decide to trade Carlos Santana, the Rockies are expected to be in the mix.

Thomas Harding/MLB

Indians 'Increasingly Motivated' To Move Corey Kluber Or Trevor Bauer
After signing Carlos Carrasco to an extension last week, the Indians are "increasingly motivated" to trade either Corey Kluber or Trevor Bauer.

Jeff Passan/Yahoo! Sports

Padres, Yankees Discussing Sonny Gray Trade
The Yankees and Padres continue to discuss a possible trade centered around Sonny Gray.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Phillies Acquire Jose Alvarez From Angels
The Phillies have acquired left-hander Jose Alvarez from the Angels in exchange for right-hander Luis Garcia.


Dodgers Reach Out To White Sox About Jose Abreu
The Dodgers have reportedly inquired with the White Sox about the availability of Jose Abreu.

Michael Duarte/NBC Los Angeles

Cardinals To Acquire Paul Goldschmidt From Diamondbacks
Arizona will receive right-hander Luke Weaver, catcher Carson Kelly, minor league infielder Andy Young and a Competitive Balance Round B draft selection in 2019 from St. Louis.

Jon Heyman/Fancred Sports

Phillies Inquire With Giants About Madison Bumgarner
They have also been linked to J.A. Happ and Dallas Keuchel.

CBS Sports

Yankees, Indians Have Discussed Carlos Carrasco, Corey Kluber
Those discussions could be renewed at the upcoming winter meetings.

Bryan Hoch/MLB

Yankees Deny Gary Sanchez Is Available In Trade
Brian Cashman has denied rumors that the Yankees have made Gary Sanchez available in trades this offseason.

Joe Trezza/MLB

Phillies, Mariners Nearing Deal Centered Around Jean Segura
The Phillies are nearing a trade with the Mariners that will send Jean Segura to the National League, according to multiple reports.


Reports: Mariners, Mets Complete Seven-Player Deal
The M's have agreed to trade Edwin Diaz and Robinson Cano to the Mets in exchange for Jay Bruce and several prospects.