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Sources: Rangers Nearing Deal For Corey Kluber

Dec 15, 2019 12:45 PM

The Texas Rangers are in the final stages of completing a trade to acquire two-time Cy Young winner Corey Kluber from the Cleveland Indians, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

Kluber would become the ace of a rotation that already includes veterans Mike Minor (14-10, 3.59 ERA last season) and Lance Lynn (16-11, 3.67 ERA).

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Yankees 'Most Active' In Pursuit Of Trade For Josh Hader

Dec 13, 2019 7:52 AM

The New York Yankees have been "the most active pursuer" of a trade for Josh Hader, according to a report.

However, it remains unlikely that the Milwaukee Brewers will trade the reliever.

The Yankees already have Aroldis Chapman, Zack Britton, Adam Ottavino, Chad Green and Tommy Kahnle in their bullpen.

Hader has four years of team control remaining.

Ken Rosenthal/The Athletic

Tags: New York Yankees, Milwaukee Brewers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Rockies Willing To Listen To Trade Offers For Nolan Arenado

Dec 12, 2019 7:25 AM

The Colorado Rockies are "willing to listen" to trade offers for Nolan Arenado, according to a report.

The Rockies have received a number of calls on Arenado since the July 31 trade deadline. They are also open to offers for a number of other players on the roster.

It remains to be seen how serious the Rockies would be about moving the third baseman if they received a respectable offer.

Arenado has a full no-trade clause in his eight-year, $260 million contract.

Jon Heyman/MLB Network

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Astros Could Explore Trading Carlos Correa

Dec 11, 2019 7:44 AM

The Houston Astros have at least entertained the idea of trading Carlos Correa to reduce their payroll going forward, according to a report.

Correa, 25, has two years left on his contract before he'll become a free agent. He's projected to make $7.4 million next season in arbitration.

Houston's payroll is set to exceed the $208 million luxury tax threshold next year.

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David Price Drawing Trade Interest

Dec 11, 2019 7:32 AM

A number of teams have targeted a possible trade for David Price, according to a report.

Those clubs may be ones that missed out on the likes of Gerrit Cole, Stephen Strasburg, Zack Wheeler and Cole Hamels in free agency.

The Boston Red Sox are looking to get below the Competitive Balance Tax threshold of $208 million.

Price is due to make $32 million annually the next three seasons.

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Red Sox, Mets Discussed Jackie Bradley Trade

Dec 10, 2019 8:34 AM

The Boston Red Sox and New York Mets discussed a trade that would have sent Jackie Bradley, Jr. to the National League, but talks broke down.

The Mets then turned their attention to a trade with the Houston Astros for Jake Marisnick instead.

Marisnick is projected to make $3 million in arbitration and Bradley $11 million.

The Boston Globe

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Nationals Inquired About Trade For Kris Bryant

Dec 10, 2019 8:21 AM

The Washington Nationals contacted the Chicago Cubs about a potential trade for Kris Bryant, according to sources.

Bryant has been mentioned in trade rumors this offseason and might be more likely to be moved than someone like Cleveland's Francisco Lindor.

The Philadelphia Phillies may have also inquired about Bryant.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Tags: Washington Nationals, Chicago Cubs, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Yankees Shopping J.A. Happ To Create Room For Gerrit Cole

Dec 10, 2019 7:54 AM

The New York Yankees are going hard after Gerrit Cole in free agency and are looking to make a move to create space.

New York is shopping J.A. Happ in an effort to clear payroll space to use on Cole.

Happ, 37, is owed $17 million for next season with a $17 million option for 2021 that will vest with 27 starts or 165 innings in 2020.

Joel Sherman/New York Post

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Indians Listening To Offers For Corey Kluber

Dec 9, 2019 8:38 AM

The Cleveland Indians are believed to be listening to offers for Corey Kluber, but they haven't gained much momentum in talks.

According to sources, other teams are trying to buy low on Kluber, who hasn't pitched since May 1.

Kluber will earn $17.5 million in 2020, and he has an $18 million team option in 2021.

Ken Rosenthal/The Athletic

Tags: Cleveland Indians, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Rays Trade Tommy Pham To Padres For Hunter Renfroe

Dec 6, 2019 7:47 AM

The Tampa Bay Rays have traded Tommy Pham to the San Diego Padres for Hunter Renfroe and prized second base prospect Xavier Edwards, according to sources.

San Diego will also receive two-way prospect Jake Cronenworth in the deal.

Pham will earn more than $8 million in arbitration this season and become a free agent after 2021.

Jeff Passan/ESPN

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Mets Acquire Jake Marisnick From Astros

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Angels Acquire Dylan Bundy From Orioles

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Marlins Acquire Jonathan Villar From Orioles

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Athletics Trade Jurickson Profar To Padres

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Brewers Listening To Trade Offers For Josh Hader

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Blue Jays Expect To 'Add Significantly' To Starting Rotation

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Starling Marte Would Prefer Trade To Contender

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