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MLB Trade Rumors: a clearinghouse for legitimate baseball free agent and trade rumors. MLBTradeRumors.com is a clearinghouse for relevant, legitimate baseball rumors. The site focuses on the hot stove - trades and free agent signings. MLBTR has new material 365 days a year, and attempts to post all rumors with analysis as soon as they are



Billy Beane Withdraws Name From Consideration For Mets' Job  

Athletics executive vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane has with drawn his name from consideration for the Mets’ vacant president of baseball operations role, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports (Twitter link). MLB Network’s Jon Heyman tweeted earlier in the day that the Mets were quite pessimistic about their chances of luring Beane, and…

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2021-10-18 18:28:40



Detroit Tigers Job Openings  

From time to time, as a service to our readers, MLB Trade Rumors will post job opportunities of possible interest that are brought to our attention. MLBTR has no affiliation with the hiring entity, no role in the hiring process, and no financial interest in the posting of this opportunity. The Detroit Tigers are currently…

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2021-10-18 17:18:10



Brewers Deny Mets Permission To Interview David Stearns  

The Mets will not be permitted to interview Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns for their comparable position, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Sherman relays that Brewers’ owner Mark Attanasio officially denied the request over the weekend, thus eliminating Stearns from the running for the job in New York. Stearns…

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2021-10-18 15:05:42



Angels Part Ways With Third Base Coach Brian Butterfield  

The Angels have “let go” Brian Butterfield, according to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman. Butterfield came over to the Angels from the Cubs prior to the 2020 season, which coincided with Joe Maddon’s move from being the Cubs’ manager to being the Angels’ manager. Butterfield was a part of Maddon’s staff in Chicago for the 2018…

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2021-10-18 13:32:15



Ronald Acuna Jr. Discusses Injury Rehab  

It has now been over three months since Ronald Acuna Jr.’s season came to a tragic end. It was July 10th that the Atlanta superstar left the game after tearing his ACL while attempting to make a leaping catch on a Jazz Chisholm fly ball. Last night, Gabriel Burns of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published an…

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2021-10-18 13:06:46



Padres Expected To Interview Mike Shildt; Not Planning To Interview Ron Washington  

10:16PM: The Padres do intend to speak with Shildt “are still investigating exactly why he was let go in St. Louis,” Kevin Acee of The San Diego Union-Tribune tweets.  Acee also adds that San Diego isn’t planning to interview Braves third base coach Ron Washington, who was rumored to be on the Padres’ radar last…

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2021-10-18 03:16:31



MLBTR Chat Transcript  

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2021-10-18 02:23:21



MLB To Require Teams To Provide Housing For Minor Leaguers  

Beginning in the 2022 season, Major League Baseball will require all 30 teams to provide housing for all minor league players, ESPN.com’s Jeff Passan reports.  The owners agreed to the decision via unanimous vote last month, though details of the plan are still being worked out, such as whether the teams will have to directly…

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2021-10-17 22:57:06



Injury Notes: Turner, Muncy, Garcia, Meyers  

Justin Turner isn’t in the starting lineup for Game 2 of the NLCS, as Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said the third baseman is battling a neck stinger.  “He couldn't turn his head to the right,” Roberts told MLB.com’s Juan Toribio and other reporters.  “Justin will do anything we ask, but I just don't think it's…

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2021-10-17 22:23:21



Details On The Cardinals' Firing Of Mike Shildt  

The Cardinals surprised the baseball world when they parted ways with manager Mike Shildt on Thursday, and speculation has only grown about the situation in the subsequent days.  President of baseball operations John Mozeliak cited “philosophical differences” as the reason for the firing, declining to discuss specifics and instead telling reporters (including The Athletic’s Katie…

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2021-10-17 21:07:07



Looking For The Next Marlins Catcher  

In a recent post, I looked at some potential landing spots for Willson Contreras, should the Cubs decide to move him. A few commenters expressed surprise that the Marlins weren’t on the list. While it’s true that Miami could use a new backstop, and has been rumored to have interest in Contreras in the past,…

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2021-10-17 18:42:59



David Stearns May Have Vesting Option For 2023  

As the Mets continue their search for a new president of baseball operations, they may have to change tack, according to Andy Martino of SNY. It has long been reported that the top tier of their preferred candidates included Theo Epstein, Billy Beane and David Stearns. Martino reports that the Mets’ confidence of landing any…

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2021-10-17 15:33:53



AL East Notes: Yankees, Barnes, Harvey  

If the Yankees pushed for one of the big shortstops in the free agent market, Joel Sherman of The New York Post believes Corey Seager would be the best fit, as his left-handed bat and contact skills would help a mostly right-handed Yankees lineup that contained plenty of swing-and-miss in 2021.  Marcus Semien is also…

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2021-10-17 03:08:23



MLBTR Chat Transcript  

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2021-10-17 01:35:24



Players Recently Electing Free Agency  

As the offseason gets underway, players around baseball continue to elect minor league free agency.  While the threshold for big league free agency (six-plus years of Major League service time) is well known, there are several methods of qualifying for minor league free agency.  The most common criteria: players with 3+ years of MLB service…

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2021-10-16 22:56:28



Astros' Luis Garcia Leaves ALCS Game 2 Due To Right Knee Discomfort  

5:06PM: Garcia left the game due to discomfort in his right knee, the Astros announced. 4:34PM: Astros starter Luis Garcia made an early exit from Game 2 of the ALCS, leaving with a possible injury in the second inning.  After issuing a four-pitch walk to Kevin Plawecki to begin the frame, Garcia was visited on…

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2021-10-16 22:06:58



Quick Hits: Carpenter, Correa, Garcia  

Former Cardinals’ ace Chris Carpenter has agreed to join the Angels. The 46-year-old former first round pick of the Blue Jays  will “work with young pitchers on their mental skills and advancement toward the majors,” per Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Carpenter worked in the Cardinals front office as a special assistant for…

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2021-10-16 19:30:22



Astros To Start Jose Urquidy In Game Three  

The latest updates from manager Dusty Baker on the Astros’ plans moving forward… Jose Urquidy will get the start in game three over veteran Jake Odorizzi, per Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle (via Twitter). Urquidy has flashed star potential during his Houston tenure, including at times this season. He made 20 starts with a…

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2021-10-16 17:32:58



Braves Add Chris Martin, Johan Camargo To NLCS Roster  

The Braves enter tonight’s NLCS a little more well-rested than their counterparts from LA. Having finished the Brewers off in four games, the Braves are able to set their rotation as desired with ace Max Fried taking the ball in game one. After that, Charlie Morton and Ian Anderson will be ready for games two…

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2021-10-16 15:41:32



Dodgers Remove David Price, Billy McKinney For NLCS  

The Dodgers narrowly survived a five-game tilt with their rival Giants, but now they must quickly turn the page and prepare for a seven-game NLCS rematch with the Atlanta Braves. Unfortunately for Dodger fans, the club will continue without star first baseman Max Muncy. The injury the knocked Muncy out of the lineup in game…

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2021-10-16 15:11:02



Lance McCullers Jr. Questionable For World Series Return  

Lance McCullers Jr. was diagnosed with a flexor pronator muscle strain, tweets Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle. They found no structural problems with McCullers’ elbow. In the strictest sense, this is good news for the Astros, as it doesn’t immediately rule him out for a potential return in the World Series. That said, there’s…

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2021-10-16 13:58:07



Yankees Have Options With Joey Gallo  

Joey Gallo has long been one of the most inconsistent stars in baseball. If you see him on the right day, he’s a surefire MVP, a towering power hitter with surprising range in the outfield. He looks like a designated hitter, but he can passably cover centerfield. See him on the wrong day, however, and…

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2021-10-16 13:05:52



Brewers Notes: Hiura, Yelich, Stearns  

The Brewers were bumped from the postseason earlier this week, losing their Division Series against the Braves. Milwaukee president of baseball operations David Stearns met with the media (including Will Sammon of the Athletic and Adam McCalvy of MLB.com) this afternoon to review the 2021 campaign and discuss the club’s upcoming offseason. Keston Hiura will…

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2021-10-16 03:24:51



Previewing The 2021-22 Free Agent Class: Corner Outfield  

With the League Championship Series having kicked off tonight, we’re moving ever closer to the offseason. With free agency approaching, MLBTR has taken a position-by-position look at the options who’ll be available on the open market. Today, we turn our attention to the corner outfield. Essentially all of the center field-capable players on the market…

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2021-10-16 01:22:09



Ricketts: Cubs Will Be “Active” In Free Agency  

Three full offseasons have elapsed since the Cubs signed Yu Darvish to a six-year contract, and the only multi-year arrangement they’ve signed with a free agent in the offseasons since was a two-year, $5MM deal to utilityman Daniel Descalso. Even including the in-season three-year contract Craig Kimbrel signed in 2019, the Cubs’ total free-agent expenditures…

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2021-10-15 22:58:12



Nationals Expected To Hire Darnell Coles As Hitting Coach  

The Nationals are planning to hire Darnell Coles to be their next hitting coach, reports Mark Feinsand of MLB.com (Twitter link). Should the two sides eventually finalize a contract, Coles would replace Kevin Long, who departed to become the Phillies’ hitting coach earlier this week. Coles played in the big leagues from 1983-97 before moving…

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2021-10-15 21:06:58



Jose Molina Won't Return To Angels' Coaching Staff In 2022  

Catching coach Jose Molina will not return to the Angels’ staff in 2022, MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports (via Twitter). Molina’s departure could be one of several changes made to the staff, Heyman adds. The 46-year-old Molina joined the Angels organization as a minor league catching coordinator in 2015 and was added to the big…

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2021-10-15 19:36:17



Astros' ALCS Roster Does Not Include Lance McCullers Jr.  

The Astros have suffered a notable blow to their ALCS roster, which was announced this morning and does not include ailing right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. His status for the ALCS was up in the air after he exited last round’s decisive Game 4 due to forearm discomfort and underwent a subsequent MRI. The team hasn’t…

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2021-10-15 16:16:16



Red Sox Announce ALCS Roster  

The Red Sox on Friday announced their roster for their forthcoming ALCS date with the Astros. It’s largely the same collection of names, although Boston has shuffled up its bullpen mix. Right-hander Hirokazu Sawamura and lefty Darwinzon Hernandez have both been added, while righty Matt Barnes and lefty Austin Davis have been removed. Barnes was…

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2021-10-15 16:04:03



Poll: Who Will Advance To The World Series?  

Both League Championship Series are now set, following the Dodgers’ 2-1 victory over the Giants in Game 5 of the National League Division Series. Over the next week-plus, we’ll see the Astros (home field advantage) battle the Red Sox for the AL pennant while the Braves (home field advantage) take on the Dodgers for the…

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2021-10-15 14:42:19



Looking Ahead To The ALCS Rotations  

The Red Sox will go with Chris Sale and Nathan Eovaldi in the first two games of the ALCS against the Astros, but it’s anyone’s guess as to who might be available for game three. The uncertainty stems not from an uneven rotation, but from an uncertain group of relievers. Manager Alex Cora’s other available…

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2021-10-15 01:33:24



Latest On Cardinals' Managerial Opening  

The speculation has already begun on who might replace Mike Shildt as the next manager of the St. Louis Cardinals. The popular internal candidates appear to be Oliver Marmol and Stubby Clapp, per Jon Morosi of the MLB Network (via Twitter). St. Louis usually likes to promote from within, and both Marmol and Clapp have…

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2021-10-15 00:06:51



Latest On Rockies' Offseason Strategy  

It wasn’t that long ago that many thought Jon Gray’s days in Colorado were over. In July. With the team outside the playoff hunt, armchair wisdom suggested trading Gray at the deadline, but all accounts suggest they were more than comfortable keeping the big righty in Denver. He finished the year with a 4.59 ERA/4.22…

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2021-10-14 23:06:38



Players Recently Electing Free Agency  

We’ve seen dozens of players elect minor league free agency over the past couple weeks, and that has continued to be the case in recent days. We’ll round up a few more players who are hitting the open market here, courtesy of the Triple-A transactions trackers. Players can qualify for minor league free agency in…

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2021-10-14 21:56:52



Diamondbacks Claim Zack Burdi Off Waivers From Orioles  

The Diamondbacks have claimed reliever Zack Burdi off waivers from the Orioles, both clubs announced. Baltimore also announced that reliever Travis Lakins Sr. has cleared waivers and been outrighted off the 40-man roster. Arizona’s 40-man roster is up to 38, while Baltimore’s 40-man tally now sits at 39. Lakins had previously been on the 60-day injured list…

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2021-10-14 21:23:43



MLBTR Chat Transcript  

Click here to read a transcript of today’s chat with MLBTR’s Steve Adams.

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2021-10-14 19:19:23



Cardinals Parting Ways With Manager Mike Shildt  

Mike Shildt will not return as manager of the Cardinals, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN (Twitter link). The team hasn’t yet formally announced the news, but they’ve scheduled a press conference for this afternoon. It’s a shocking development, since there was no expectation Shildt’s job was in jeopardy. While the team hovered right around .500…

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2021-10-14 18:39:24



Latest On Lance McCullers Jr.  

1:27 pm: Houston general manager James Click tells Brian McTaggart of MLB.com and other reporters that the club is still evaluating the results of McCullers’ MRI. 12:51 pm: Astros starter Lance McCullers Jr. left his final start of the club’s Division Series win over the White Sox after four innings due to some tightness in his forearm. Jon…

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2021-10-14 18:27:54



Yankees' Coaches Marcus Thames, Phil Nevin Won't Return In 2022  

12:54 pm: Adler also reports that the contracts of third base coach Phil Nevin and assistant hitting coach P.J. Pilittere will not be renewed (Twitter links). 12:11 pm: While there’s been much speculation concerning Aaron Boone’s status as the Yankees’ manager, the team is already making changes to the coaching staff.  Hitting Coach Marcus Thames has…

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2021-10-14 17:54:08



Hyeon-jong Yang Likely Headed Back To KBO  

Former Rangers hurler Hyeon-jong Yang apparently won’t be giving MLB a second go. Yoo Jee-ho of the Yonhap News Agency reports that Yang is likely to return to the Korea Baseball Organization. Before signing with Texas earlier this year, Yang spent 14 seasons with the KBO’s Kia Tigers. Representatives for the team recently told reporters…

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2021-10-14 16:45:48



Rangers Poised For More Active Offseason Than Other Rebuilding Clubs  

The Rangers, up first this year in MLBTR’s annual Offseason Outlook series, will head into the offseason on the heels of a second straight last-place campaign. Texas will be hard-pressed to compete in 2022, but the front office has offered indications they’ll set out to put some pieces of the next contending Rangers’ club in…

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2021-10-14 14:05:34



Quick Hits: Hess, Washington, Padres, Black, Strom  

Rays reliever David Hess announced today (via his Twitter feed) that he will be undergoing chemotherapy after doctors discovered a cancerous germ cell tumor in his chest.  “As we’ve started on this journey we’ve had people circle around us and shower love, prayers, and support in ways that have been so amazing I don't think…

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2021-10-14 03:56:16



Carlos Correa Discusses Free Agency  

Carlos Correa’s top priority is getting the Astros back to the World Series, so while the star shortstop’s free agency will be a hot topic once the season is over, Correa doesn’t want his 2021 campaign to end any time soon.  However, Correa did address his pending trip to the open market while speaking with…

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2021-10-14 02:42:21



Ray Fosse Passes Away  

Longtime Athletics broadcaster and former All-Star catcher Ray Fosse passed away today at age 74, as announced by his wife Carol.  Fosse stepped away from the broadcasting booth back in August in order to deal with cancer, as Fosse revealed that he had been fighting with the disease for the last 16 years. The official…

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2021-10-14 01:39:51



Padres Looked Into Anthony Rizzo Trade At Deadline  

The Padres’ trade deadline explorations included some talks with the Cubs about first baseman Anthony Rizzo, The Athletic’s Dennis Lin writes as part of a reader mailbag.  It isn’t known how far negotiations might have developed between the two sides, and the Cubs eventually ended up moving Rizzo to the Yankees in another deal. With…

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2021-10-14 01:06:20



AL Notes: Mariners, Blue Jays, Hernandez, Indians  

The offseason has already begun for 13 American League teams, with plenty of speculation about what some contenders and would-be contenders might have planned for winter moves.  The latest buzz from the AL… The Mariners seemed poised for their most aggressive offseason in years, and The Athletic’s Corey Brock and MLBTR’s own Steve Adams took…

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2021-10-13 23:30:41



Cubs Planning To Hire Carter Hawkins As General Manager  

The Cubs look to be concluding their search for a new general manager, as The Athletic’s Brittany Ghiroli, Patrick Mooney, and Sahadev Sharma report that Chicago is closing in on a deal with Indians assistant GM Carter Hawkins.  The two sides “are still in the final stages of the hiring process” and it isn’t known…

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2021-10-13 21:37:56



Nationals Outright Three Players  

The Nationals announced they’ve outrighted three pitchers — righty Steven Fuentes and southpaws Sean Nolin and Alberto Baldonado — off the 40-man roster. Nolin, who has previously been outrighted in his career, has elected free agency. Fuentes and Baldonado didn’t have that opportunity at the moment, although they’ll both reach minor league free agency this winter as players…

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2021-10-13 19:59:11



Tigers Notes: Goodrum, Greene, TV Deal  

Cody Stavenhagen of The Athletic (subscription required) writes that Niko Goodrum looks like a strong candidate to be non-tendered this off-season.  That’s notable in that Goodrum has spent the past four seasons in Detroit, taking on a prominent role around the diamond.  He delivered a decent 95 wRC+ and 1.9 fWAR in 2019, his second full year…

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2021-10-13 19:14:09



Latest On Craig Kimbrel's Option  

The White Sox’ deadline acquisition of Craig Kimbrel in exchange for second baseman Nick Madrigal and reliever Codi Heuer was one of the highest-profile deals swung by any team this past July, but the move simply didn’t pan out as hoped for the South Siders. Kimbrel struggled almost immediately following a crosstown move to Guaranteed…

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2021-10-13 16:46:02



Postseason Injury Notes: McCullers, La Stella, Belt, Watson  

Astros righty Lance McCullers Jr. departed after four frames yesterday, and manager Dusty Baker told reporters after the contest that the decision was prompted by the right-hander informing the team of some tightness in his right forearm. Pitching coach Brent Strom said after the game (video link via MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart) that McCullers acknowledged some…

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2021-10-13 14:48:35



Gio Urshela Discusses Position Change  

Yankees’ infielder Gio Urshela spoke to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post about switching from third base to shortstop this season and had positive things to say about the move. "I played my entire minor leagues [and major leagues] at third base. Then, moving to shortstop, I kind of liked it," he said. Urshela…

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2021-10-13 03:14:51



Mets Reportedly Considering Josh Byrnes In Front Office Search  

The Mets have discussed Josh Byrnes as a possibility in their ongoing search for a new president of baseball operations, reports Buster Olney of ESPN (Twitter link). Byrnes has spent the past eight seasons as the Dodgers’ senior vice president of baseball operations. Jon Heyman of the MLB Network suggested last month that Byrnes might…

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2021-10-12 23:57:09



Stephen Vogt Undergoes Sports Hernia Surgery  

The Braves announced that veteran catcher Stephen Vogt recently underwent a sports hernia surgery (relayed by David O’Brien of the Athletic). He’s expected to be ready for Spring Training in 2022. News of the injury adds a little more clarity to Atlanta’s decision to designate Vogt for assignment last week. The 36-year-old cleared outright waivers and technically…

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2021-10-12 22:34:11



Managerial Rumors: Boone, Espada, Showalter  

The latest managerial buzz from around baseball… Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner is “leaning toward” retaining manager Aaron Boone at the moment, ESPN’s Buster Olney reports. A Wild Card exit and a regular season that likely didn’t live up to lofty fan expectations (despite 92 wins) has made Boone an increasingly large target for ire among…

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2021-10-12 20:51:23



Jorge Soler Tests Positive For COVID-19; Cristian Pache Added To Braves' NLDS Roster  

Braves outfielder Jorge Soler has been removed from his team’s NLDS roster due to a positive test for COVID-19, the league announced.  Cristian Pache has been approved as a substitute to take Soler’s spot on the roster.  Soler will be allowed to return the club once he clears COVID protocols. The news comes less than…

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2021-10-12 19:48:44



Astros' Jake Meyers Leaves ALDS Game 4 Due To Shoulder Discomfort  

2:43PM: Meyers left the game due to left shoulder discomfort, the Astros announced. 2:23PM: An apparent injury to his left arm forced Astros center fielder Jake Meyers to depart in the bottom of the second inning of Game 4 of the ALDS series between the Astros and White Sox.  Meyers collided with the outfield fence…

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2021-10-12 19:43:17



Qualifying Offer Value Set At $18.4MM  

This year’s qualifying offer will be worth $18.4MM, ESPN.com’s Buster Olney reports (via Twitter).  This represents a drop from last year’s $18.9MM figure, and the second time in the history of the qualifying offer that the value has declined from the previous season.  The QO was worth $17.8MM in the 2019-20 offseason, slightly below the…

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2021-10-12 18:03:38



Marlins Notes: Outfielders, Anderson, Revenue  

Catcher has already been identified as a position of need for the Marlins this winter, and the club’s search for more offense is likely to result in some new faces in the outfield.  The Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson believes the Fish “will acquire two starting outfielders,” with Jesus Sanchez likely taking the other starting role…

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2021-10-12 17:35:20



Escalators Increased Price Of Rays' Club Option On Mike Zunino  

Rays backstop Mike Zunino had the best season of his career in 2021, and his durability and strong production behind the dish have upped the price it’ll cost Tampa Bay to retain him in 2022. Zunino re-signed with the Rays on a one-year deal with a $4MM club option this past offseason, but as Marc…

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2021-10-12 15:02:20



Minnesota Twins Job Openings  

From time to time, as a service to our readers, MLB Trade Rumors will post job opportunities of possible interest that are brought to our attention. MLBTR has no affiliation with the hiring entity, no role in the hiring process, and no financial interest in the posting of this opportunity. The Minnesota Twins are currently…

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2021-10-12 13:32:33



Latest On Padres' Managerial Candidates  

The Padres are one of two teams with a current managerial vacancy, having fired Jayce Tingler last week. Braves third base coach Ron Washington — the runner-up to Tingler in the club’s previous managerial search — has already expressed interested and been reported to be under consideration for the position, and speculation about a few…

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2021-10-12 03:35:51



Giants Notes: Bryant, Watson, Wood  

As the Giants do battle in Game 3 of the NLDS against the Dodgers, Kris Bryant will be manning first base. Before the game, the versatile Bryant offered John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle a positive review of his time out west, drawing comparisons to the fun, winning culture cultivated during the Cubs’ 2016…

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2021-10-12 02:46:25



Delino DeShields Jr. Elects Free Agency  

Reds outfielder Delino DeShields Jr. has refused an outright assignment and become a free agent, reports MLB.com’s Mark Sheldon (via tweet). The speedy outfielder bounced around a few organizations this year after signing with the Rangers on a minor league deal. Owing to a robust walk rate and strong base stealing numbers in their Triple-A affiliate,…

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2021-10-12 00:42:11



Coaching Notes: Dickerson, Phillies, Padres, Washington, Bochy, Yankees  

The Phillies made a notable addition to their coaching staff today, hiring former Nationals hitting coach Kevin Long to fill the same position. They’re apparently considering making another noteworthy hire, as Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports the Phillies have discussed bringing back Bobby Dickerson as infield coach. Dickerson spent the 2019 campaign as Phils’…

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2021-10-11 22:21:08



Phillies To Hire Kevin Long As Hitting Coach  

The Phillies are set to hire Kevin Long as their new hitting coach, Britt Ghiroli and Matt Gelb of The Athletic report (via Twitter). Long, who has been the Nationals’ hitting coach for the past four seasons, will be reunited with manager Joe Girardi and bench coach Rob Thomson in Philadelphia. The trio worked together…

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2021-10-11 19:19:04



Michael Lorenzen Hoping For Rotation Opportunity In Free Agency  

For seven seasons with the Reds, right-hander Michael Lorenzen was utilized in rather unique fashion. The 29-year-old former No. 38 overall pick started 21 games as a rookie before settling in as a reliever. He also spent 96 innings in the outfield, 81 of them in center, and even played a handful of complete games…

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2021-10-11 18:15:26



Projected Arbitration Salaries For 2022  

Matt Swartz has created a model to project salaries for arbitration eligible players, which we've been publishing at MLB Trade Rumors for 11 years. In the baseball industry, teams and agents determine arbitration salaries by identifying comparable players. To project the entire arbitration class in this way would take a massive amount of time and…

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2021-10-11 15:11:40



Yusei Kikuchi Likely To Exercise Player Option For 2022  

The Mariners’ original signing of Yusei Kikuchi provided the left-hander with one of the more unconventional option scenarios in recent memory. The team can exercise a four-year, $66MM extension option after the current season, and if the Mariners turn down that effective extension clause, he’ll have a one-year, $13MM player option for the 2022 season.…

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2021-10-11 14:56:59



Minor MLB Transactions: 10/10/21  

Catching up on minor league moves from around baseball…. The Cardinals outrighted Seth Elledge to Triple-A Memphis after the righty cleared waivers.  Elledge was designated for assignment prior to the Cards’ appearance in the NL wild card game.  The right-hander has pitched exactly 11 2/3 innings for St. Louis in each of the last two…

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2021-10-11 03:26:18



East Notes: Rasmussen, Girardi, Orioles, Nationals  

The Rays first looked into acquiring Drew Rasmussen from the Brewers last offseason, The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal writes, well before Tampa finally landed the right-hander as part of the Willy Adames trade in May.  However, Tampa Bay’s interest in Rasmussen really dates back to when the Rays selected him with the 31st pick of the…

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2021-10-11 02:02:50



Extension Candidate: Jose Berrios  

“However, it still wasn’t enough to get the Blue Jays into the playoffs” is the inevitable add-on to any description of the Jays’ many positives in 2021, as despite winning 91 games, Toronto fell a game short of a wild card berth.  For instance, Jose Berrios came as advertised for the Jays, posting a 3.58…

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2021-10-11 00:06:49



Nationals Make Two Coaching Changes  

Nationals third base coach Bob Henley and first base coach Randy Knorr won’t be returning to the staff next season, as The Washington Post’s Jesse Dougherty reports that the club has reassigned the two coaches to player-development jobs.  These could be the only changes made to manager Davey Martinez’s staff, as the other five coaches…

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2021-10-10 21:13:29



Previewing The 2021-22 Free Agent Class: Center Fielders  

As the offseason creeps closer and closer, we'll continue our position-by-position look at the upcoming free agent class. We've already covered catchers, first basemen, third basemen, second basemen and shortstops. Next up, center field. Everyday Options Starling Marte (33 years old next season): There are some other great players on this list who can play center field a…

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2021-10-10 19:18:42



Looking For A Match In A Willson Contreras Trade  

Over the past year, the Cubs have sent a lot of good players out the door on their way to slashing payroll and starting a new rebuild. Yu Darvish, Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, Javier Baez, Craig Kimbrel and more. But one of the key pieces of their recent competitive window remains. Despite occasional rumors that…

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2021-10-10 16:46:24



Examining A Potential Juan Soto Extension  

It’s a new era for the Washington Nationals. In a major deadline selloff in July, the club traded Max Scherzer, Trea Turner, Kyle Schwarber, Yan Gomes, Jon Lester, Daniel Hudson, Brad Hand and Josh Harrison. Anyone who was healthy and productive was shipped out of town. Well, almost anyone. Juan Soto stayed. Even though the…

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2021-10-10 13:02:29



Padres Considering Ron Washington For Managerial Position  

The Padres are looking for a new manager, and the club is “believed to be” again considering Ron Washington for the job, MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports (Twitter link).  San Diego’s last managerial search came down to a decision between Washington and Jayce Tingler back in October 2019, with the Padres opting for first-timer Tingler…

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2021-10-10 03:47:32



Ryan Meisinger, Kevin Quackenbush Elect Free Agency  

Right-handers Ryan Meisinger and Kevin Quackenbush have elected for free agency, as per the official transactions page for Triple-A West.  The two hurlers had been part of the Dodgers organization, and both had the option of becoming free agents since they have both been outrighted off 40-man rosters more than once in their careers.  Los…

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2021-10-10 02:43:01



Ildemaro Vargas, Chris Devenski Elect Free Agency  

Utilityman Ildemaro Vargas and right-hander Chris Devenski have elected to become free agents, as reported by the official transaction pages for Triple-A West (for Vargas) and MLB.com (for Devenski).  The two 30-year-olds both finished the 2021 season with the Diamondbacks. Vargas was outrighted off Arizona’s roster earlier this week, and since he’d been previously outrighted…

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2021-10-10 01:22:19



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2021-10-10 00:14:10



Three Rangers Elect Free Agency  

Mike Foltynewicz, Hunter Wood, and outfielder Jason Martin have elected free agency, per the Rangers. The trio will now hit the open market. Foltynewicz is the biggest name of the three, though it’s been some time since the right-hander seemingly broke out with Atlanta back in 2018. In his first and only season with the…

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2021-10-09 19:02:43



Coaching Notes: Cardinals, Pirates, Diamondbacks  

Cardinals manager Mike Shildt won the Manager of the Year award in his first full season at the helm, and he’s taken the club to three consecutive postseason appearances, including a division title in 2019. He’s under contract for just one more season, though St. Louis is likely to explore a contract extension for their…

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2021-10-09 18:02:27



Yankees Attempted To Acquire Andrelton Simmons At Trade Deadline  

Upon first glance, it would be natural to expect the Yankees to be active in exploring this winter’s deep class of free agent shortstops. Once they bit the bullet and officially moved Gleyber Torres off shortstop, their need at the position became explicit. Prospects Anthony Volpe and Oswald Peraza have impressed enough, however, that the…

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2021-10-09 16:11:46



Matt Wisler Aggravates Finger Injury  

The Red Sox broke the seal on mid-series roster moves yesterday when they removed Garrett Richards because of a hamstring injury, replacing him with Matt Barnes. Barnes quickly got some work in during yesterday’s blowout, tossing a scoreless, if rocky ninth inning. By that point, Boston was riding an eight-run lead and could allow Barnes…

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2021-10-09 14:43:31



Cubs Narrow Search For New General Manager  

Cubs president Jed Hoyer is narrowing his search for a new general manager, focusing on candidates with a strong history in player development. A decision could come after the divisional round of the playoffs. Per The Athletic’s Sahadev Sharma and Patrick Mooney, among the final candidates are Carlos Rodriguez of the Rays, Carter Hawkins and…

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2021-10-09 13:33:43



CPBL's CTBC Brothers Sign Shawn Morimando  

The CTBC Brothers of Taiwan’s Chinese Professional Baseball League announced agreements with left-hander Shawn Morimando and right-hander Jose Valdez last week (h/t to CPBL Stats). Both Morimando and Valdez have appeared in the major leagues. Morimando was in the majors as recently as this past August with the Marlins. The 31-year-old bounced on and off the Marlins’…

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2021-10-09 03:30:40



Previewing The 2021-22 Free Agent Class: Shortstops  

The quality of the 2021-22 free agent shortstop class has been discussed for years at this point. We’re just a few weeks away from that group actually hitting the open market, with a handful of young stars at the top of the class offering shortstop-needy clubs plenty of options. Stars at the Top of the…

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2021-10-09 01:42:37



Alex Verdugo Expresses Desire To Become Two-Way Player  

Alex Verdugo has worked exclusively as an outfielder to this point in his professional career, but the 25-year-old is hoping for an expanded role at some point in the future. Verdugo told reporters (including Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald) he’s hoping to serve as a two-way player by the 2023 season. The Red Sox…

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2021-10-08 23:11:12



Matt Barnes Replaces Garrett Richards On Red Sox's ALDS Roster  

The Red Sox announced that right-hander Garrett Richards has suffered a left hamstring strain and been removed from the Division Series roster. Matt Barnes was added in his place. Teams must request approval from the commissioner’s office to replace injured players on a playoff roster. Injury removal renders that player ineligible both for the remainder of the…

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2021-10-08 22:28:08



Dodgers Set NLDS Roster  

After toppling the Cardinals in walk-off fashion to advance beyond the Wild Card Game, the Dodgers on Friday announced their 26-man roster for their NLDS battle against the rival Giants. Both Walker Buehler and David Price, who were kept off the Wild Card roster, are on the NLDS roster in place of outfielder Luke Raley…

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2021-10-08 21:17:19



Braves Designate Stephen Vogt For Assignment  

The Braves have designated catcher Stephen Vogt for assignment, per Atlanta’s transaction log at MLB.com. The move opens up a spot on the 40-man roster for Terrance Gore, allowing the speedy outfielder to join the Braves’ NLDS team off the bench. Atlanta acquired the former All-Star catcher from the Diamondbacks in the middle of the season…

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2021-10-08 20:48:52



Andrew Heaney Elects Free Agency  

The Yankees have announced that left-hander Andrew Heaney has elected free agency instead of accepting an outright assignment. Right-hander Brody Koerner meanwhile has been outrighted off the Yankees 40-man roster, joining the RailRiders in Triple-A. This announcement is largely a formality as it pertains to Heaney, since the free agent-to-be was designated for assignment a few days…

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2021-10-08 19:44:35



Brandon Belt, Johnny Cueto Not On Giants' NLDS Roster  

The Giants announced their National League Division Series roster this morning, with first baseman Brandon Belt and right-hander Johnny Cueto representing the most notable omissions. Belt’s absence was entirely expected, as he sustained a fracture in his thumb less than two weeks ago — an injury that initially came with a roughly four-week recovery period.…

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2021-10-08 17:52:05



Richard Rodriguez, Chris Martin Not On Braves' NLDS Roster  

The Braves announced their 26-man roster for a National League Division Series faceoff with the Brewers, notably omitting right-handers Richard Rodriguez and Chris Martin from the group. They’ll carry some extra speed in the form of Terrance Gore, and rookie left-hander Dylan Lee is a somewhat surprising choice for an southpaw in the bullpen. Here’s…

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2021-10-08 16:29:16



Brewers Announce NLDS Roster; Brent Suter Out With Oblique Injury  

The Brewers announced the 26-man roster they’ll carry for an NLDS showdown against the Braves this morning. Left-hander Brent Suter at first appeared to be a surprising omission, but the Brewers announced that Suter is out for at least this series due to a “minor” right oblique strain. Rather than swap Suter out for another…

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2021-10-08 15:51:12



Twins Outright Six Players  

The Twins have outrighted six players off their 40-man roster after they went unclaimed on waivers, as first noted on the transactions page at MLB.com. Right-handers Kyle Barraclough, Nick Vincent, Ian Gibaut and Luke Farrell were all removed from the roster, as were lefty Andrew Albers and infielder Drew Maggi. All of the players dropped…

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2021-10-08 14:23:04



Blue Jays Tried To Acquire Jose Ramirez, Robbie Grossman At Deadline  

In an article about the Blue Jays’ upcoming offseason, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet says that the club tried to acquire Cleveland infielder Jose Ramirez and Detroit outfielder Robbie Grossman at the trade deadline. This comment came within the context of a discussion he had with general manager Ross Atkins about the lack of diversity in…

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2021-10-08 03:49:08



Jerry Dipoto Discusses Mariners' Upcoming Offseason  

In a chat with reporters today, including Corey Brock of The Athletic, Mariners president of baseball operations Jerry Dipoto said that he has the blessing of club chairman John Stanton increase spending this winter. Dipoto stopped short of committing to anything, however, making sure to keep his words vague. "We do have payroll flexibility, and…

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2021-10-08 02:23:20



Padres' Chairman: A.J. Preller's Job Is Safe  

Padres president of baseball operations and GM A.J. Preller received a strong vote of confidence from ownership, reports Dennis Lin of The Athletic (subscription required).  San Diego Chairman Peter Seidler told Lin that Preller’s job is “as safe as a GM’s job can be.”  Seidler added: “I one-hundred percent believe in [Preller], one-hundred percent trust…

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2021-10-07 23:56:34



Players Recently Electing Free Agency  

With the regular season over, a series of players are closing in on free agency. The highest-profile will be available as major league free agents, those with six-plus years of MLB service time not under contract with a team. But there will be dozens of players in the coming weeks who qualify for minor league…

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2021-10-07 23:27:45






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