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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

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

Tags: Tampa Bay Rays, San Diego Padres, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

Mets Acquire Jake Marisnick From Astros

Dec 6, 2019 7:43 AM

The New York Mets have acquired Jake Marisnick from the Houston Astros in exchange for two prospects.

Marisnick, 28, wasn't an everyday player for the Astros. He's a slick fielder with an inconsistent bat.

"Jake is an elite defender who is an incredibly smart baserunner," Brodie Van Wagenen said in a statement. "Among our offseason plans was to improve defensively and he is one of the best in the game."

The outfielder has one year left on a contract that will pay him $3 million in 2020.


Tags: New York Mets, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

Angels Acquire Dylan Bundy From Orioles

Dec 5, 2019 9:02 AM

The Los Angeles Angels have acquired Dylan Bundy from the Baltimore Orioles for Minor League right-handers Isaac Mattson, Zach Peek, Kyle Bradish and Kyle Brnovich.

Bundy, 27, has made 28 starts in each of the least three seasons.

He posted a 4.79 ERA with 162 strikeouts, 58 walks and 29 homers allowed in 161 2/3 innings this past season.

Bundy, who made $2.8 million in his second year of arbitration last season, is also under team control through 2021.

Rhett Bollinger/MLB

Tags: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Baltimore Orioles, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

Marlins Acquire Jonathan Villar From Orioles

Dec 3, 2019 8:42 AM

The Miami Marlins have acquired Jonathan Villar from the Baltimore Orioles for minor league left-hander Easton Lucas.

Villar is coming off a career-best season, hitting .274 with career highs in hits (176), home runs (24) and RBIs (73) in 162 games. He also stole 40 bases.

He is eligible for arbitration and likely to earn about $10 million next year.


Tags: Miami Marlins, Baltimore Orioles, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

Athletics Trade Jurickson Profar To Padres

Dec 3, 2019 8:28 AM

The Oakland Athletics have traded Jurickson Profar to the San Diego Padres for catcher Austin Allen and a player to be named later.

The A's were likely to non-tender Profar before Monday night's deadline.

Profar was acquired by Oakland from the Texas Rangers in December 2018.


Tags: San Diego Padres, Oakland Athletics, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

Brewers Listening To Trade Offers For Josh Hader

Dec 2, 2019 8:42 AM

The Milwaukee Brewers are open to trading Josh Hader.

The 25-year-old left-hander has four seasons of team control remaining before free agency.

Hader is arbitration-eligible for the first time this offseason and will become expensive as a "Super Two" player.

Ken Rosenthal/The Athletic

Tags: Milwaukee Brewers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Blue Jays Expect To 'Add Significantly' To Starting Rotation

Dec 2, 2019 8:39 AM

The Toronto Blue Jays expect to "add significantly" to their starting rotation, says Ross Atkins.

The targets are likely to be mid-level starters rather than elite free agents like Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg.

Gregor Chisolm/Toronto Star

Tags: Toronto Blue Jays, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Starling Marte Would Prefer Trade To Contender

Dec 2, 2019 8:32 AM

Starling Marte has two seasons and $24 million left on his contract, but would prefer a trade to a contender than remaining with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Pirates have an entirely new management team with a new manager heading into 2020 as well.

"[The Pirates] have the power to decide about my future," Marte told Deportivo Z 101 in the Dominican Republic. "If it was for me I [would] leave for a team that is ready to compete right now on a World Series and that's not our case."

R.J. Anderson/CBS Sports

Tags: Pittsburgh Pirates, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Cubs Interested In Trade For Whit Merrifield

Nov 25, 2019 9:58 AM

The Chicago Cubs have shown "continued interest" in trading for Whit Merrifield.

Merrifield is entering the second season of a four-year, $16.25 million contract extension.

The Cubs are looking for an infielder to slot next to Javier Baez.

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Padres Making Chris Paddack, MacKenzie Gore Untouchable In Trade Talks

Kevin Acee/San Diego Union-Tribune

Blue Jays Acquire Chase Anderson From Brewers

Associated Press

Dodgers Expected To Pursue Trade For Francisco Lindor

Jon Paul Morosi/MLB

Red Sox President: Keeping Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez 'Difficult'


Yankees' Interest In Marcus Stroman Wasn't Very High

Wallace Matthews/Yahoo! Sports

Twins Investigating Giants Over Sam Dyson's Health

R.J. Anderson/CBS Sports

Red Sox Likely To Lose Mookie Betts Or J.D. Martinez This Offseason

Alex Speier/Boston Globe

Cubs Regret Not Trading For Justin Verlander In 2017

670 The Score

Red Sox May Listen To Offers For Mookie Betts
A number of rival team executives expect the Red Sox to listen to offers for Mookie Betts this offseason.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Tim Beckham Suspended 80 Games For PED Violation
The former No. 1 overall pick, now with the Mariners, tested positive for Stanozolol.


Tigers Turned Down Trades For Javier Baez, Alex Bregman In 2017
The Tigers turned down trades for future superstars back in 2017, according to a report.

Anthony Fenech/Detroit Free Press

Mets Decide To Stand Pat At Deadline
Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen said the team's focus "is simply to try and win now, and to win in the future."

Cashman: Yankees Had Trouble Finding Fair Offers
Yankees GM Brian Cashman said, "we didn't get close to anything," a couple of hours after the trading deadline passed.

Giants Acquire Scooter Gennett From Reds
The Giants traded for second baseman Scooter Gennett and cash from the Reds for a player to be named.

Astros Send Four Prospects To D-Backs For Zack Grienke
The Astros sent Corbin Martin, J.B. Bukauskas, Seth Beer, and Josh Rojas to the D-Backs to complete the trade.

Braves Add Shane Greene, Mark Melancon Before Deadline
Tigers closer Shane Greene has a 1.18 ERA and 22 saves this season.

Braves Close To A Deal For Shane Greene
Closer Shane Greene has 22 saves for the Tigers this season.

Phillies Acquire Corey Dickerson From Pirates
Corey Dickerson is hitting .300 with four home runs and 25 RBIs this season.

D-Backs To Acquire Zac Gallen From Marlins
The Marlins will receive the D-Backs No. 1-ranked prospect, Jazz Chisholm.

Nationals Acquire Roenis Elias, Hunter Strickland From M's
The Mariners reportedly receive three pitching prospects from the Nationals -- RHP Elvis Alvarado, LHP Taylor Guilbeau and LHP Aaron Fletcher.