Category Archives: Trade Rumors

Ben Zobrist: The Ideal Twins Trade Target

The Minnesota Twins are, seemingly, done wheeling and dealing this offseason, but if they’ve got anything left up their sleeves, it should be a trade for Ben Zobrist. Rumors have been swirling for weeks now that Tampa Bay is looking … Continue reading

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Dan Haren Still Hoping for Trade to West Coast

Jon Heyman is reporting that Dan Haren is still holding out for a trade to the Angels or Padres. This comes as no surprise as Haren previously went on the record saying that he’d only pitch in Los Angeles – … Continue reading

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CSC Hot Stove Catch-Up

We here at Cheap Seat Chronicles got a little bit bogged down after the Winter Meetings and fell way behind with our coverage of this offseason’s transactions. In an attempt to remedy that, we’ve gone the hotlink route and put … Continue reading

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Reds Trade Mat Latos to Marlins

The Cincinnati Reds have traded starting pitcher Mat Latos to the Miami Marlins. Latos, 27, went 5-5 with a 3.25 ERA, 1.153 WHIP, 74/26 K/BB ratio over 102.1 innings in an injury-riddled season that limited him to 16 starts. Over … Continue reading

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Boston Trades Yoenis Cespedes to Detroit for Rick Porcello

It’s been rumored for a couple of days and now it’s a done deal. Rick Porcello is coming to Boston and Yoenis Cespedes is headed to Detroit. Cespedes will be joined by Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier. The trade makes … Continue reading

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Andrew Heaney with the Tweet of the Day

Andrew Heaney had himself one heck of a Wednesday. Heaney was the Miami Marlins top prospect when he woke up on Wednesday morning. When he sat down for dinner that same day, he’d been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers … Continue reading

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Dodgers, Padres Complete Matt Kemp Trade

The Matt Kemp era in Los Angeles is over. After weeks of speculation, the Dodgers have agreed to send Kemp to the San Diego Padres, along with catcher Tim Federowicz, in exchange for catcher Yasmani Grandal and right-handers Joe Wieland … Continue reading

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Red Sox to Acquire Wade Miley from Diamondbacks

It’s not quite the same as signing Jon Lester, but it will have to do for now. The Boston Red Sox have agreed on the framework of a deal to send pitchers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster along … Continue reading

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Dee Gordon & Dan Haren to Marlins, Andrew Heaney to Dodgers in Seven-Player Trade

That didn’t take long at all. Yesterday, we reported that the Dodgers had made second baseman Dee Gordon available in trade talks. When the club acquired shortstop Jimmy Rollins earlier this today, we speculated that the move seemed to setup … Continue reading

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Dodgers Acquire Shortstop Jimmy Rollins from Phillies

The Dodgers have acquired long-time Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins. Confirmation of the deal comes from ESPN’s Buster Olney after the trade came together quickly this afternoon, seemingly spurred by comments from Rollins indicating that he would approve a trade to … Continue reading

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Twins Expand Search for Pitching, but Still Missing the Mark

The Twins came into the Winter Meetings in search of starting pitching…yet again. Finally, after sitting idly by for the better part of the first two and a half days of the Winter Meetings, it is beginning to look like … Continue reading

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Giants & Braves Discussing Potential Justin Upton Trade

The Giants aren’t having the best offseason. The club failed in its bid to retain third baseman Pablo Sandoval and is reportedly out of the running to land left-handed starter Jon Lester. As such, the club is working on a … Continue reading

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Dodgers Make Dee Gordon Available in Trade Talks

The Los Angeles Dodgers have reportedly let teams know that their speedy All-Star second baseman/shortstop, Dee Gordon, is available in trade talks. Gordon, 26, made his first All-Star team last year and hit.289/.326/.378 on the season. He led all of … Continue reading

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Chicago Cubs Acquire Miguel Montero from Arizona Diamondbacks

The trade winds have blown Miguel Montero from the desert to the windy city. We first reported on the trade talks last night and now the deal is official. It’s a straight-swap with Montero headed to Chicago and Arizona receiving … Continue reading

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C.J. Wilson: A Poor Man’s Jon Lester?

While everyone waits for Jon Lester to decide where he’ll pitch for the next six-plus years, there are conflicting reports circulating about the availability (or lack thereof) of Los Angeles Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson. While it would make sense for … Continue reading

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