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Report: Braves to interview Ron Washington, Bud Black for manager vacancy

The Atlanta Braves will interview external candidates Ron Washington and Bud Black for their future managerial opening reports Mark Bowman of MLB.com. Atlanta has interviewed a handful of internal candidates thus far. Interim manager Brian Snitker, bench coach Terry Pendleton, first base coach Eddie Perez, and third base coach Bo Porter have all met with […]

Manfred offered Red Sox chance to cancel Pomeranz deal

The Boston Red Sox organization expressed unhappiness with the San Diego Padres after it was revealed Padres general manager A.J. Preller wasn’t honest about Drew Pomeranz’s medical records following a trade for Anderson Espinoza. Preller received a 30-game ban for withholding medical information and the Red Sox continued to cry foul. It turns out, the Red […]

Report: White Sox to replace Robin Ventura with Rick Renteria as manager

Robin Ventura’s time with the Chicago White Sox will end on Monday, as the club is expected to announce that bench coach Rick Renteria will replace him as manager, according to Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times. Ventura has been in the White Sox dugout since 2012. His most successful season came in his […]

Scioscia backtracks on previous comments, endorses Trout for MVP despite record

Mike Scioscia is backing superstar Mike Trout as AL MVP. That might not seem noteworthy, but the comments reverse the Los Angeles Angels managers previous thoughts on qualifications for the award. Back in August, Scioscia said “there needs to be value on how you’ve affected a team’s performance.” Interesting comments considering Scioscia has the American […]

Theo Epstein signs five-year extension with Cubs

Cubs president Theo Epstein has agreed to a five-year extension that will keep him in Chicago through 2021, the franchise announced Wednesday. Epstein, who signed with the Cubs in October 2011, has successfully completed a massive rebuild of the franchise. The Cubs are the best team in baseball at 101-56 and will have home-field advantage […]

Duquette: Trumbo is “worth a significant investment”

When Seattle dealt Mark Trumbo and C.J. Riefenhauser to Baltimore for Steve Clevenger, there was no predicting Trumbo’s sizable impact on the Orioles. Trumbo’s set the league afire in 2016, leading the show with 45 home runs. The Mariners salary dump turned into a best case scenario for Baltimore, as the organization sits in the […]

Joe Girardi: Gary Sanchez should be considered for AL Rookie of the Year

Gary Sanchez may only have 32 MLB games under his belt in 2016, but New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi believes the starting catcher should receive rookie of the year consideration. Girardi told the New York Daily News Sanchez “should be considered” for AL Rookie of the Year. He admitted it’s going to be difficult […]

Indians must reevaluate rotation after Danny Salazar lost for season

The Indians announced earlier today that Danny Salazar will miss the regular season with a strained right flexor tendon after the starting pitcher had an MRI done on Monday. Salazar has been dealing with arm pain for much of the year, first being announced on June 6th when he missed a start, then it struck […]

Brewers, Dodgers worked until last minute on Ryan Braun/Yasiel Puig trade

The August 31st waiver trade deadline passed nearly two weeks ago, and there were no major moves. One the major deals discussed involved the Dodgers and Brewers, and involved both Ryan Braun and Yasiel Puig potentially changing addresses. The deal (obviously) didn’t happen, but just how close was it? MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy reported that the […]

Andrew Cashner may not re-sign with Marlins due to facial hair policy

The Miami Marlins might lose starting pitcher Andrew Cashner in free agency and it has nothing to with baseball. Cashner spoke with Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald and admitted he “hates” the Marlins facial hair policy. Cashner was acquired from the San Diego Padres in late July for a package which included top prospect Josh […]

Twins are considering Alex Anthopoulos for President role

The Minnesota Twins are considering Los Angeles Dodgers executive Alex Anthopoulos for their open position of President of Baseball Operations reports Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. The Twins adopted the position of President of Baseball Operations after restructuring the front office in mid-July. Owner Jim Pohlad reportedly had disagreements with general manager Terry Ryan about […]

Matt Shoemaker undergoes emergency surgery to stop brain bleeding

Matt Shoemaker underwent surgery late on Sunday to stop bleeding in his brain reports the Associated Press. The Los Angeles Angels starter was seriously injured after getting struck on the right side of his head by a Kyle Seager line drive. Shoemaker was immediately taken to hospital following the incident. The right-hander received CT scans […]

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