Odubel Herrera is just what the Rangers are looking for

I’m not usually one for creating random trade speculation out of thin air, but the Philadelphia Phillies and Texas Rangers are making it difficult on me.The Rangers reportedly are in the market for a center fielder. Yet those same reports are that the club does not want to spend big in free agency.What the Rangers would like … Continue reading Odubel Herrera is just what the Rangers are looking for

Nationals deal top prospects to White Sox for Adam Eaton

Numerous reliable sources were reporting late this afternoon that the Washington Nationals had finally struck at baseball’s Winter Meetings. The deal has since been confirmed by the two teams.All the previous rumors here had the Nats going after a starting pitcher. It turns out that they instead have apparently dealt away the future of their … Continue reading Nationals deal top prospects to White Sox for Adam Eaton

Phillies sign Joaquin Benoit to bolster bullpen

Baseball’s 2016 Winter Meetings are underway, and the Philadelphia Phillies have signed a veteran reliever on the first full day to help bolster their bullpen.According to ESPN, 39-year-old Joaquin Benoit has reportedly agreed to terms with the club on a one-year, $7.5 million deal.Benoit split last season between the Seattle Mariners and Toronto Blue Jays. His 26-game stint in the … Continue reading Phillies sign Joaquin Benoit to bolster bullpen

White Sox deal Chris Sale to Red Sox

It wasn’t the Boston Red Sox, but instead the Washington Nationals who were supposedly ready to strike at National Harbor, Maryland.Over the first couple of days of baseball’s 2016 Winter Meetings, the Nats were heavily rumored to be nearing a deal for the top available pitcher on the trade market.However, rumors began to leak out late … Continue reading White Sox deal Chris Sale to Red Sox

2016 Winter Meetings: Houston Astros

When the Winter Meetings open in National Harbor, Maryland next week, look for the Houston Astros to be one of the big players in free agent deals, big trades, or both.A new Collective Bargaining Agreement could soon be announced between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association. If that happens, the Astros could strike … Continue reading 2016 Winter Meetings: Houston Astros