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Yankees Trade Reliever Manny Banuelos To Pirates

Jul 5, 2022 7:52 AM

The New York Yankees have traded reliever Manny Banuelos to the Pittsburgh Pirates in a minor cash trade.

New York designated Banuelos for assignment last Tuesday and had a week to trade him, release him, or place him on waivers. 

He had a 2.16 ERA in 8 1/3 innings this season.

Mike Axisa/CBS Sports

Tags: New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

Blue Jays Showing Interest In Andrew Benintendi

Jun 30, 2022 7:33 AM

The Toronto Blue Jays are showing trade interest in Andrew Benintendi, according to a report.

The report adds that Toronto may also be interested in some of Kansas City's bullpen arms. The Blue Jays' bullpen currently ranks in the bottom third of Major League Baseball in terms of ERA.

Benintendi, who turns 28 next week, is hitting .303/.368/.391 in 304 plate appearances this season.

Jon Morosi/MLB Network

Tags: Toronto Blue Jays, Kansas City Royals, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Reds' Luis Castillo Drawing Early Trade Interest

Jun 24, 2022 10:03 AM

A few clubs have expressed early trade interest in Cincinnati Reds starter Luis Castillo, according to a report.

The Minnesota Twins, New York Mets and San Diego Padres have shown interest in acquiring Castillo.

The 29-year-old has a 3.71 ERA and 49 strikeouts in 51 innings this season.

Jon Heyman/New York Post

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets, San Diego Padres, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Marlins Sign Billy Hamilton, Acquire Ryan Lavarnway From Tigers

Jun 22, 2022 8:17 AM

The Miami Marlins have added a pair of veterans to their organization.

The Marlins have signed Billy Hamilton to a Minor League contract and acquired Ryan Lavarnway in a trade with the Detroit Tigers.

Hamilton has played for five clubs over the last three seasons.

Lavarnway, 34, was hitting .281/.385/.459 through 174 plate appearances for Triple-A Toledo.

Anthony Franco/MLB Trade Rumors

Tags: Detroit Tigers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Marlins Pursuing Trade For A's Ramon Laureano

Jun 17, 2022 8:39 AM

The Miami Marlins are "pushing hard" to acquire Ramon Laureano in a trade with the Oakland Athletics, according to a report.

Since returning from a suspension in mid-May, Laureano has batted .242/.326/.358 with two home runs and five stolen bases in 135 plate appearances.


Peter Gammons

Tags: Miami Marlins, Oakland Athletics, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Cubs, Phillies Expected To Pursue Star Shortstops This Offseason

Jun 6, 2022 7:37 AM

The Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies are expected to pursue the top shortstops on the free agent market this coming offseason, according to a report.

Carlos Correa, Trea Turner and Xander Bogaerts could all hit the open market. Correa and Bogaerts both have opt-outs in their current contracts.

Darragh McDonald/MLB Trade Rumors

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

Miguel Andujar Requests Trade From Yankees

Jun 4, 2022 8:17 PM

Infielder-outfielder Miguel Andújar requested a trade from the Yankees after being optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre following Friday’s 13-0 victory over the Tigers.

Hector Gómez first reported -- and The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal has confirmed -- that Andújar informed manager Aaron Boone of his desire to be traded. Boone said that he would not divulge the contents of their discussion, adding that Andújar’s demotion was the result of “a tough numbers game.” 

The Yankees have not confirmed the report.

Tags: New York Yankees, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Royals Acquire Albert Abreu From Rangers For Minor Leaguer

Jun 3, 2022 8:21 AM

The Kansas City Royals have acquired Albert Abreu from the Texas Rangers in exchange for minor league right-hander Yohanse Morel.

Texas had designated Abreu for assignment earlier this week.

Abreu, 26, had a 3.12 ERA over seven relief appearances for the Rangers after being acquired from the New York Yankees just before the season.

Associated Press

Tags: Texas Rangers, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

GM Mike Rizzo Says Nationals 'Are Not Trading Juan Soto'

Jun 1, 2022 12:02 PM

Mike Rizzo says the Washington Nationals will not trade Juan Soto, insisting instead that the club intends to build around the superstar outfielder.

Rizzo, the Nationals' president of baseball operations and general manager, directly addressed Soto's long-term future in Washington during a radio interview Wednesday morning.

"We are not trading Juan Soto," Rizzo told The Sports Junkies on 106.7 The Fan. "We made it clear to his agent and to the player."

Tags: Washington Nationals, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Guardians Acquire Yohan Ramirez In Deal With Mariners

May 17, 2022 8:16 AM

The Cleveland Guardians have acquired right-hander Yohan Ramirez from the Seattle Mariners for cash or a player to be named.

Ramirez, 27, made seven appearances for the Mariners this season and was immediately optioned to Triple-A Columbus.

Associated Press

Tags: Cleveland Indians, Seattle Mariners, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

MLB Executives Expect Red Sox To Trade Xander Bogaerts

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Willie Calhoun Wants Trade After Rangers Demote Him

Levi Weaver/The Athletic

Padres, Yankees Discussed Joey Gallo Trade

Jon Heyman/MLB Network

Athletics Want Andrew Vaughn Back In Deal For Frankie Montas

Bob Nightengale/USA Today

Twins 'Working To Acquire' Chris Paddack

Ken Rosenthal/The Athletic

Brewers Acquire Catchers Victor Caratini, Alex Jackson In Trades

Associated Press

Marlins Acquire Tanner Scott, Cole Sulser From Orioles

Associated Press

Padres Acquire Sean Manaea From A's

White Sox Acquire Adam Haseley From Phillies

Associated Press

Padres Acquire Matt Beaty From Dodgers

Steve Adams/MLB Trade Rumors

Athletics Focused On Trading Sean Manaea

Ken Rosenthal/The Athletic

Padres Acquire Luke Voit From Yankees


A's Trade Matt Chapman To Blue Jays For Prospects


Mariners Acquire Jesse Winker, Eugenio Suarez From Reds


Bryce Harper Wants Phillies To Add Another Big Bat

Associated Press

Source: Braves Set To Acquire Matt Olson From A's

Brian Snitker: Braves Haven't Talked Free Agency With Freddie Freeman


Padres Expected To Pursue Matt Olson

Dennis Lin/The Athletic

Mariners To Pursue More Offense After Lockout

Bob Nightengale/USA Today

Rays Open To Trading Austin Meadows

Marc Topkin/Tampa Bay Times