Category Archives: Trade Rumors

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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Braves Trade Evan Gattis to Astros for Three Prospects

Houston…we have a (another) slugger. The Braves continued their rebuild on Wednesday and the Astros added more power to their already potent lineup in the form of slugger Evan Gattis. In exchange for Gattis, the Braves will receive three minor … Continue reading

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Examining Ryan Howard’s Trade Value

The Philadelphia Phillies are in the early stages of a long-overdue rebuild. The club has already shipped off long-time face of the franchise Jimmy Rollins to the Dodgers, parted ways with A.J. Burnett, and moved Marlon Byrd to the division-rival … Continue reading

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Orioles and Dodgers Discussing an Andre Ethier Trade

The Baltimore Orioles lost both Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis to free agency and the club has spent much of the off-season looking to replace their production and playing time in the outfield via free agency. While the club has … Continue reading

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Josh Hamilton Unlikely to Finish Out Contract with Los Angeles

Josh Hamilton signed a five-year, $125 million contract with the Angels prior to the 2013 season. The expectation being that he’d continue piling up huge numbers as he had in Texas and help lead Los Angeles to the World Series. … Continue reading

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Dan Haren Informs Marlins He Won’t be a Marlin

Dan Haren has officially informed the Miami Marlins front office that he doesn’t intend to pitch for the club next season. This news comes courtesy of Joe Fisaro, the Marlins beat writer for MLB.com: Dan Haren has informed #Marlins his … Continue reading

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Braves Acquire Manny Banuelos from the Yankees

Manny Banuelos just learned that baseball can be a very fickle game. Banuelos, 23, was once one of the gem’s of the Yankees farm system. He was ranked as a consensus top 50 prospect prior to the 2011 and 2012 … Continue reading

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