HOUSTON, TEXAS – JUNE 16: Jose Abreu #79 of the Houston Astros runs out a hit during the second inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Minute Maid Park on June 16, 2023 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images) MLB Rumors: Astros are done with the Jose Abreu experience While replacing Yuli Gurriel with
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.
Shane Bieber, Cleveland Guardians. (Photo by Ron Schwane/Getty Images) Shane Bieber appears to be the top target on the trade market for starting pitching. Bieber is playing for the Cleveland Guardians on a one-year deal worth $10.01 million. This is his second season of arbitration eligibility. He has one more arbitration year in 2024 and
St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Jordan Hicks. (Andrew Dieb-USA TODAY Sports) With the St. Louis Cardinals expected to sell at the MLB trade deadline, the Mets could look to find diamonds in the rough to turn their season around. The New York Mets have been one of the biggest disappointments in baseball this year, but
The Cardinals and Giants reminded fans of the rivalry of old with Jack Flaherty and Lamonte Wade Jr. getting in a heated exchange that cleared the benches. Though they play quite a ways apart from one another, there is a heated history between the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants. The two clubs met
Brandon Marsh, Philadelphia Phillies. (Photo by Jess Rapfogel/Getty Images) Shohei Ohtani is so good for baseball that he is pretty much carrying the Los Angeles Angels to something better than Heaven: The MLB postseason! I am flapping my got dam arms like I’m Joseph Gordon-Levitt for Shohei Ohtani’s Los Angeles Angels to win the pennant,
Today’s St. Louis Cardinals rumors roundup looks at a few players that could be traded and Jordan Walker’s stellar return to the bigs. Boy oh boy, this St. Louis Cardinals season keeps getting worse. They have now dropped five straight, swept most recently by the Giants. St. Louis has not won a series since May
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
Jack Flaherty, St. Louis Cardinals. (Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images) The Cardinals could trade SP Jack Flaherty at the deadline, but which trade destinations make the most sense for St. Louis to sell to? It’s looking more and more like the anticipated turnaround for the St. Louis Cardinals just might not happen in the 2023
Cleveland Guardians starting pitcher Shane Bieber. (David Richard-USA TODAY Sports) FanSided’s MLB Insider Robert Murray is back to grade trade fits for the Milwaukee Brewers, Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets. With the MLB trade deadline rapidly approaching, it’s time to look at trade fits. And the early indications are that there could be
The St. Louis Cardinals should regret the Marcell Ozuna trade every day of the week. Following the 2017 MLB season, the Cardinals were in desperate need of a dangerous bat in the middle of their order. Luckily for them, the Miami Marlins had three such bats, all of which were available on the trade market.
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
Jordan Montgomery, St. Louis Cardinals. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images) Things aren’t turning around for the St. Louis Cardinals and the Atlanta Braves should be ready to take advantage of that at the MLB Trade Deadline. One of the biggest potential hurdles for the Atlanta Braves at the upcoming MLB Trade Deadline is the simple
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
Any hopes of the St. Louis Cardinals making waves at the trade deadline just took a massive hit. The St. Louis Cardinals have been heavily involved in trade rumors ahead of the MLB’s Aug. 1 trade deadline, but a recent comment from President of Baseball Operations John Mozeliak could throw cold water on any speculation.
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.
Aaron Nola #27 of the Philadelphia Phillies, MLB Rumors (Photo by Casey Sykes/Getty Images) MLB Rumors: Who could the Phillies trade? At 26-31 on the season, the Philadelphia Phillies enter a critical stretch as their front office decides who to trade, and who to hang on to for a possible stretch run. The NL East
Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Dylan Cease. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports Let’s take a look at some of the latest MLB rumors and news surrounding the St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago White Sox, and Texas Rangers. With the calendar turning to June, talk of potential MLB trades and which players might be available will
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.
Lance McCullers Jr., Houston Astros. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images) MLB Rumors: Astros get troubling update on Lance McCullers Jr. On the whole, things have been going well for the Houston Astros since an inauspicious start to the 2023 season. They still aren’t atop the AL West with the Rangers continuing to roll, but they
Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels. MLB Rumors (Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images) MLB Rumors: A favorite to land Shohei Ohtani? When Shohei Ohtani reaches free agency — should he not be traded by the Los Angeles Angels first, which seems very unlikely at the moment — he’ll receive a contract north of $500 million, in
The St. Louis Cardinals need pitching — that much is clear. Zac Gallen and Sandy Alcantara aren’t walking through that door. Could Eduardo Rodriguez be an option? Eduardo Rodriguez is one of the hottest trade commodities in baseball. While the Detroit Tigers remain in the AL Central race, they’re still a few pieces away from
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
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
Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve. MLB, Cardinals, Mets Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports As the MLB season churns toward the Memorial Day milestone, let’s take a look at three teams that seem to have put it together in recent games and two that are going in the opposite direction. For many, Memorial Day
Tyler O’Neill, St. Louis Cardinals (Photo by Joe Puetz/Getty Images) The St. Louis Cardinals are fighting back into contention, but that won’t keep these players on the roster through the trade deadline for various reasons. Don’t look now, but the St. Louis Cardinals are starting to look like the baseball team we thought they’d be
The Shohei Ohtani trade market could be the wildest MLB has ever seen, but another pundit has linked him to a surprise landing spot. The writing has seemed to be on the wall that, if the Los Angeles Angels drop out of contention this season, that a Shohei Ohtani trade could be on the table.
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