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Taking the ‘Red’ Eye: Reds Trade Pitchers Latos, Simon in Separate Deals

The Cincinnati Reds traded starting pitchers Mat Latos and Alfredo Simon, both of whom are set to become free agents following the 2015 season, Thursday in separate deals, ensuring they get something in return, rather than just losing both players to free agency next offseason. Latos was traded to the Miami Marlins in exchange for pitcher […]

Leaving LA: Dodgers Trade Two-Time All-Star Kemp to Padres

The Dodgers took a major step towards resolving their logjam of outfielders and relieving themselves of at least one long-term, big-money contract Thursday, trading away center fielder Matt Kemp to the San Diego Padres. Along with Kemp, the Padres get catcher Tim Federowicz and send catcher Yasmani Grandal, pitcher Joe Wieland, and a prospect, reported to […]

‘Wade’ing Up to Boston: Red Sox Trade D’Backs for left-hander Miley 1

After missing out on Jon Lester, the Boston Red Sox commenced the process of rebuilding their starting rotation Wednesday, acquiring left-handed pitcher Wade Miley from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for pitchers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster, and a possible third player, according to ESPNBoston’s Gordon Edes. The 28 year-old Miley went 8-12 with […]

Dodgers Dealin’: Dodgers Acquire Infielder Kendrick from crosstown Angels

The Los Angeles Dodgers had themselves a busy Wednesday, acquiring shortstop Jimmy Rollins from the Phillies, a package of players from the Miami Marlins, and then flipped one of those players, pitcher Andrew Heaney to the Los Angeles Angels for second baseman Howie Kendrick. Kendrick, 31, spent his first eight seasons with the Angels, reaching […]

Miami Movin’: Marlins Acquire Haren, Gordon from Dodgers

In a move that includes an interesting predicament, the Miami Marlins acquired pitcher Dan Haren and second baseman Dee Gordon from the Los Angeles Dodgers for a four-player package headlined by top prospect Andrew Heaney. The other three players shipped to Los Angeles are utility infielder Enrique Hernandez, relief pitcher Chris Hatcher, and minor-league catcher/infielder […]

The Phillie Fifteen: Philadelphia Trades Long-time Shortstop Rollins to Dodgers

The Philadelphia Phillies and team veteran Jimmy Rollins parted ways Wednesday, as the Phillies traded their long-time shortstop to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Rollins, 36, played the first 15 seasons of his major-league career with the Phillies franchise, and ends his time in Philadelphia with a .267 average, 216 home runs and 453 stolen bases. His best […]

Houston, We Have Bullpen Help: Astros Sign Relievers Gregerson, Neshek

The Houston Astros finished 2014 with the worst bullpen ERA in the league, but began working towards bettering their bullpen Wednesday, signing free agent relievers Luke Gregerson and Pat Neshek. Gregerson’s deal is for three years and worth a base of $18.5 million, with the stipulation that should he be named the team’s closer that […]

Lester to the Re…Oh Wait.

Fair warning, I am a homer for the Boston Red Sox. Here’s my timeline last night during the #LesterDecision 7:00pm Giants have been informed personally by Jon Lester that they are out. My quick math gives the Red Sox a 50% chance. 9:30pm Reports are all over the place. Rosenthal says Cubs, entire Boston media […]