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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.

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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.


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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.

Tags: Chicago Cubs, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Padres Making Chris Paddack, MacKenzie Gore Untouchable In Trade Talks

Nov 18, 2019 7:50 AM

The San Diego Padres are expected to look to upgrade their roster via trade this offseason, but they are already making a pair of players untouchable.

Chris Paddack and MacKenzie Gore are "virtually untouchable" in talks, according to a report.

Paddack is coming off an impressive season and Gore is a consensus top-five prospect.

Kevin Acee/San Diego Union-Tribune

Tags: San Diego Padres, Personal Award, Trade Rumor

Blue Jays Acquire Chase Anderson From Brewers

Nov 5, 2019 7:29 AM

The Milwaukee Brewers have traded Chase Anderson to the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Blue Jays sent prospect Chad Spanberger back in the deal.

Milwaukee cut $15 million off their payroll for next season by trading Anderson and declining a $7.5 million option on Eric Thames.

The Brewers had planned to decline Anderson's $8.5 million option, which would have made him eligible for salary arbitration. Toronto exercised the option after the trade.

Associated Press

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Dodgers Expected To Pursue Trade For Francisco Lindor

Oct 29, 2019 7:53 AM

The Los Angeles Dodgers are expected to pursue a trade with the Cleveland Indians for Francisco Lindor this offseason, according to sources.

The Dodgers are still formulating a plan for the offseason, but are said to be more willing to shake things up than in recent winters.

Corey Seager would become a trade candidate if talks heat up between the Dodgers and Indians.

Lindor is eligible for free agency after the 2021 season.

Jon Paul Morosi/MLB

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Cleveland Indians, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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


Yankees' Interest In Marcus Stroman Wasn't Very High

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Twins Investigating Giants Over Sam Dyson's Health

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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

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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.

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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.

A's Acquire Tanner Roark From Reds For Prospect
Tanner Roark went 6-7 with a 4.24 ERA in 21 starts with the Reds this season.

Giants Trade Pomeranz, Black To Brewers For Top Infield Prospect
The Giants receive a middle-infield prospect, Mauricio Dubon, 25, who was hitting .297 with 16 homers for Triple-A San Antonio.

Nationals Trade Prospect To Jays For Daniel Hudson
The Blue Jays get right-handed pitching prospect Kyle Johnston from the Nationals.