Category Archives: Trade Rumors

Phillies Could Trade Cliff Lee in Spring Training

The Phillies are in the midst of a long overdue rebuild and it’s looking more and more like a full-on clearance sale for established – and well-paid – veteran talent. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. has already moved Jimmy Rollins … Continue reading

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Trade Brewing: Milwaukee and Philadelphia Discussing Jonathan Papelbon Trade

In a move that makes very little sense for Milwaukee, the Brewers are reportedly deep in talks to acquire closer Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia Phillies. Philadelphia has been trying to move Papelbon for quite some time as the club … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, Casey Janssen, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Francisco Rodriguez, Jonathan Papelbon, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB, MLB Trades, Philadelphia Phillies, Rafael Soriano, Trade Rumors | 2 Comments

Blue Jays and Orioles Reportedly Nearing a Swap of Dan Duquette for a Top Pitching Prospect

Dan Duquette has been responsible for a number of huge acquisitions throughout his career and it’s looking like he might have another one up his sleeve in Baltimore. Unfortunately, he won’t be around to reap the rewards of this addition, … Continue reading

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Trade Complete: Yovani Gallardo to Rangers, Trio of Prospects to Brewers

It took a while, but Yovani Gallardo is officially headed to Texas. We reported Sunday evening about the developing deal between the Rangers and Brewers to send the long-time Milwaukee ace to Texas; but any additional details were few and … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Corey Knebel, Marcos Diplan, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB, MLB Trades, Texas Rangers, Trade Rumors, Yovani Gallardo | 2 Comments

Cubs to Acquire Dexter Fowler from Astros

The Cubs are acquiring outfielder Dexter Fowler from the Houston Astros. In exchange for Fowler, the Astros will receive Luis Valbuena and Dan Straily. Fowler, 28, posted a very typical .276/.375/.399 batting line with eight home runs, 21 doubles, and … Continue reading

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Developing: Yovani Gallardo Reportedly Headed to Texas

Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports is reporting that the Texas Rangers are close to acquiring veteran right-hander Yovani Gallardo from the Milwaukee Brewers. There is currently no word about who would be coming back to Milwaukee in the deal, but it … Continue reading

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Athletics Send Recently-Acquired Yunel Escobar to Nationals for Tyler Clippard

Here’s hoping Yunel Escobar didn’t unpack, because the veteran shortstop is on the move once again. Less than a week after getting traded from Tampa Bay to Oakland, Escobar is headed back east to join the Nationals in exchange for … Continue reading

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