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Rangers Rumors: Four teams interested in Alex Rios

The Texas Rangers are in the midst of a nightmarish season in which they are 41-64, last place in the American League West. Injuries have derailed the team, as 13 players are currently on the disabled list, nine of them on the 60-day disabled list. With the Rangers likely to make moves before the trade deadline, a few players are getting some interest. One of those is 11-year veteran...
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MLB and Fox Release Joint Statement on Tony Gwynn Controversy

Fox and MLB have released a joint statement regarding their decision not to honor Tony Gywnn during the All-Star game on Tuesday night.  Per Ken Rosenthal’s Facebook page… We are deeply saddened by the loss of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, an extraordinary individual whose memory we have honored in numerous ways in recent weeks. The Baseball family has sadly lost a number of people...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs and Athletics Reportedly Working With the Ever-So-Popular Mystery Team on Fireworks of Their Own

Ken Rosenthal dropped a pretty big piece of information about an hour ago… #Cubs in serious talks with #Athletics on big trade, sources tell me and @jonmorosi. If completed, Hammel and/or Samardzija would go to A’s. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 5, 2014 Addison Russell’s name has been discussed with #Cubs, sources tell me and @jonmorosi. He is not playing today for...
Via World Series Dreaming
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Full Count: Indians may find you can't always get what you want; will Padres deal vets?

Ken Rosenthal reports that Cleveland wants to add pitching, but does it have what it takes to get the arms the Indians need? Also, the Mariners are aggressive in the trade market, and Padres could be shopping their vets.
Via Fox Sports
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rosenthal: After Gwynn's death, could MLB ban chewing tobacco?

Ken Rosenthal touches down on the topic of banning smokeless tobacco in the MLB, which has become a controversial issue in the wake of Tony Gwynn's death.
Via Fox Sports
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The union does not plan on pushing for or agreeing to a smokeless tobacco ban

Ken Rosenthal spoke to Tony Clark, head of the MLBPA. The topic: smokeless tobacco. Tony Gwynn was a personal hero of Clark’s, and Rosenthal asked him if Gwynn’s death — almost certainly caused by smokeless tobacco use — was enough to get the union to either push for or agree to a ban on smokeless tobacco among major league ballplayers. Clark’s answer: a diplomatic ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 team-by-team outlooks: What to expect this MLB season

Ken Rosenthal breaks down the East divisions, Jon Paul Morosi hits the Centrals and Rob Neyer shuts the door out West.
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Orioles, Ubaldo Jimenez agree to deal

UPDATE: FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that the Orioles and Jimenez have reached agreement on a deal, pending a physical. 6:23 p.m. ET: After sitting on the sidelines for most of the offseason, the Orioles appear to be ready to make a big splash. Roch Kubatko of reports that the Orioles have made “substantial progress” in contract talks with free agent right...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Braun suspended by MLB for 65 games

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has been suspended by MLB for 65 games for “violations of the Basic Agreement and its Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, ” according [...]
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Garza scratched from start, deal with Rangers close

Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza has been scratched from his start tonight as a deal with the Texas Rangers is close  It is safe to say that Garza has made [...]
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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