Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels. (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images) MLB Rumors: Latest Shohei Ohtani trade update with Angels surging Coming into the 2023 season, all of the earliest possible MLB Trade Deadline buzz was about the possibility that the Los Angeles Angels could trade their two-way superstar, Shohei Ohtani, as he’s set to become
The Cubs have great expectations for catcher Miguel Amaya, who’s already started to mimic Willson Contreras’ production in his first major league season. It took the Chicago Cubs less than a full season to find someone to replace departed free agent Willson Contreras: Miguel Amaya. Eight years ago, the 24-year-old talent signed with the Cubs
You’ve seen the regular MLB standings. Now, let’s look at how the standings would look if the result of every team’s one-run games were flipped. The 2023 MLB season has gone on for over two months. As of this writing (June 19, 2023), there are a couple of weeks until the All-Star Game in Seattle,
MLB Power Rankings of why each team won’t win the World Series. (Photo by Sam Hodde/Getty Images) MLB Power Rankings of the one reason why each of the 30 teams won’t win the 2023 World Series. Thirty teams enter. One team leaves victorious. It’s how every MLB season goes. Twenty-nine ball clubs will fall short.
With Marcus Stroman in the midst of a Cy Young caliber season, the Cubs could explore trade partners for their ace, including Stroman’s former team. Through 14 starts, there aren’t many pitchers in the MLB having more success than the Chicago Cubs ace, Marcus Stroman. Stroman ranks first in the National League in ERA (2.42),
Today’s MLB rumors roundup looks at a decision the Cubs have to make, the Phillies being at the center of trade calls, and Andrew McCutchen’s future. It may not even be June yet, but the August 1st MLB trade deadline is lurking in the background, changing how we consume our daily MLB news and watch
Cleveland Guardians starting pitcher Shane Bieber. MLB Rumors, Cardinals, Mets, Phillies, Cubs (David Richard-USA TODAY Sports) The Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies can be fixed, but it won’t be easy. MLB Rumors: Cardinals should trade for Shane Bieber The common take on Shane Bieber is simple — the Cleveland
When you look at the MLB standings through the lens of luck, the St. Louis Cardinals have a real gripe while the Marlins would change nothing. Luck is hard to quantify, at least in the context of human reality. You may feel unlucky, but you can’t actually prove that your luck is any better or
ST PETERSBURG, FLORIDA – SEPTEMBER 02: Oswald Peraza #91 of the New York Yankees looks on during batting practice before a game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on September 02, 2022 in St Petersburg, Florida. MLB Rumors (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images) MLB Rumors: What’s the latest with Yankees prospect Oswald Peraza?
Marcus Stroman’s vocal desire to secure a contract extension with the Chicago Cubs has not been met with mutual excitement. Marcus Stroman and the Chicago Cubs feel like a great match. Underrated, scrappy, and with a pitch arsenal unlike most other starters in the MLB in the Cy Young race, Stroman fits like a glove
Today, we look at how MLB standings would play out if they were ordered by who was using their money the wisest so far this season. At the simplest form, building an MLB team is all about resource allocation. You can take various types of approaches. Spend big for proven talent and you should, all
PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 20: Michael Fulmer #32 of the Chicago Cubs in action against the Philadelphia Phillies during of a game at Citizens Bank Park on May 20, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images) If the Chicago Cubs don’t get their act together, expect these four players to hit the trade
Jacob deGrom, Texas Rangers. (Photo by Jay Biggerstaff/Getty Images) Cubs ace Marcus Stroman could be one of the biggest chips on the table at the MLB Trade Deadline, but where will the veteran pitcher land? The wheels might be falling off for the Chicago Cubs. After a hot start, they cooled off, but now things
On Friday morning, two trades happened featuring the Pirates and Rays, as well as the Cubs and Mets. Let’s break them down. The Pirates and Rays are in agreement on a trade that will send minor-league infielder Alika Williams to Pittsburgh in exchange for reliever Robert Stephenson, a source told FanSided. Williams, 24, was a
May 24, 2023; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Texas Rangers designated hitter Corey Seager (right) greets second baseman Marcus Semien (2) after hitting a solo home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Patrick Mahomes couldn’t get Travis Kelce off a White House mic more quickly
MLB Power Rankings of the best and most realistic trade chip on the roster of every club below .500. Mandatory Credit: Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports MLB Power Rankings of the best trade chips we should expect to get dealt from every below .500 team. In less than two months, the MLB trade deadline will arrive.
Looking at the MLB standings by run differential reveals that the Astros deserve more credit, the NL Central is indecipherable and more. The MLB standings can still drastically change before the end of the season but after two months of play we have a good idea of which teams have it together and which don’t.
Yan Gomes, Chicago Cubs. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images) With the MLB trade deadline rapidly approaching, it’s time to grade trade fits for Tim Anderson, the Chicago Cubs and the Atlanta Braves. The MLB trade deadline is fast approaching. The possibility for blockbuster trades is certainly real, especially on the pitching market. Let’s explore three
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – APRIL 21: Drew Smyly #11 of the Chicago Cubs reacts after colliding with Yan Gomes #15 (not pictured) during the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field on April 21, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) MLB Rumors: Will the Cubs trade Yan Gomes? The Chicago
Cubs ace Marcus Stroman has made it clear he doesn’t want to be traded, and he made it clearer that he wants an extension with a complete-game gem. With the Chicago Cubs having dropped precipitously in the NL Central standings, the conversation around the club quickly turned from a resurgent 2023 season to which players
It’s no surprise to find the Oakland Athletics at the bottom of the MLB Power Rankings based on winning percentage against winning ball clubs. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images) This week’s MLB Power Rankings takes a look at winning percentage for all 30 teams against clubs with a .500 or better record. Run differential is
Cubs pitcher Marcus Stroman doesn’t seem to have interest in making nice with Mets fans any time soon, calling New York a “trash fanbase” on Twitter. The flashpoints between Marcus Stroman and the Mets are only getting hotter. The former pitcher for New York is now slinging it for the Cubs, so the series between
Minnesota Twins shortstop Carlos Correa. MLB Rumors, Carlos Correa, Braves, Marcus Stroman (Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports) MLB Rumors: Carlos Correa’s contract drama back in play Carlos Correa signed with three teams this offseason, only to have two of those deals reneged thanks to suspicious medicals. Correa’s ankle appeared to be the holdup for both the
Chicago Cubs pitcher Marcus Stroman, formerly of the New York Mets, didn’t think of his impressive start as revenge. For all intents and purposes, it seemed like Marcus Stroman and the New York Mets had an amicable split. Business is business, and Stroman is happy in the Windy City. Stroman threw eight innings of two-run
Ken Rosenthal recently walked through the most and least secure managers in the MLB. Here are the most surprising ones, as well as some other tidbits. With just under a third of the MLB season complete, the reviews are coming in for teams based on how well they’re holding up to the expectations placed on
Kyle Freeland, Colorado Rockies. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) The MLB trade deadline is fast approaching. Here are three potential trade fits graded by FanSided MLB Insider Robert Murray. With the MLB trade deadline rapidly approaching, and buyers and sellers establishing themselves by the day, let’s take a preview of what may be to
The Kansas City Royals would find themselves at the bottom of the MLB Power Rankings weekly if they didn’t have the Oakland Athletics around. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports Traditional MLB Power Rankings to check in on teams like the Houston Astros who have come alive again and clubs such as the San Diego
Today’s MLB rumors roundup looks at a former Yankees star hitting the trade block, a Red Sox pitcher getting a role change, and more. The MLB season is long and grueling, but there is always drama to be had. Usually, it’s sprinkled into a game here and there throughout each week, but this week gave
The Chicago Cubs were down by seven runs at one point, but ended up winning 14-9 over the Seattle Mariners. How did they pull it off? Down 7-0 after the top of the second inning, MLB’s win probability suggested the Chicago Cubs had a 4.1% chance of beating the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Yet,
Cody Bellinger, Chicago Cubs. (Photo by G Fiume/Getty Images) We’re 1/4 through the MLB regular season, and these three stars have bounced back after disappointing 2022 seasons. In the first six weeks of the MLB regular season, there have been plenty of surprising developments. The St. Louis Cardinals struggling and spending the early weeks in