Jake Arrieta

Free agent Arrieta presents dilemma for suitors

Former Cy Young Award winner's velocity down, hard-hit rate up in '17<p>A late bloomer to superstardom, Jake Arrieta has hit free agency ahead of his …

Brewers Rumors: Milwaukee Hot on Pitching Market

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 18: Jake Arrieta<p>After coming agonizingly close to knocking off the Chicago Cubs, the Milwaukee Brewers are looking to take that …

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Poll: Who Will Be The First Top-10 Free Agent To Sign?

There hasn’t been much action on the free agent front as we approach the end of November, and we’re still a couple of weeks away from the epicenter …

Masahiro Tanaka

Cub Tracks holds the ball

Last time out, Cub Tracks shot the breeze instead of the piano player. Today is a turkey shoot instead of a funky chicken. Spatchcock that bird, Josh …

Baseball

Free Agent Faceoff: Lance Lynn Vs. Alex Cobb

When it comes to the starting pitching market this offseason, <b>Lance Lynn</b> and <b>Alex Cobb</b> will hold some of the widest appeal of any names on the market. …

Yu Darvish

Cubs Talk Podcast: Where do Cubs go from here with Jake Arrieta, Wade Davis?

In the latest CubsTalk Podcast, Kelly Crull and David Kaplan look ahead to Thanksgiving and discuss the official coaching hires for the Cubs.<p>They …

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Chicago Cubs Considered A Strong Contender To Sign Free Agent Pitcher Alex Cobb

The Chicago Cubs officially added Jim Hickey as their new pitching coach, and there is some speculation that free agent pitcher Alex Cobb may soon …

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Cubs officially hire Jim Hickey as pitching coach, fill other coaching vacancies

Joe Maddon's 2018 coaching staff came into focus Tuesday, with the Cubs officially announcing three moves.<p>The Cubs made Jim Hickey the team's …

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MLB Free Agents 2018: New Rumors, Predictions for Jake Arrieta, Alex Cobb, More

Teams in need of pitching help are in luck, as the 2018 MLB free-agent class features numerous top-end starters and All-Star relievers.<p>A former Cy Young Award winner highlights the recent free-agency rumors, while two quality arms have also been in the news. Unsurprisingly, they are being linked to …

Masahiro Tanaka

MLB Rumors: JD Martinez, Jake Arrieta, and latest news from around the league

Another calendar page turns, and another day of crazy MLB rumors bubble to the surface. The last 24 hours have provided quite the surprise in that, …

Ian Kinsler

MLB Rumors: Milwaukee Brewers Could Be Frontrunner To Sign Jake Arrieta Away From Chicago Cubs

The Jake Arrieta sweepstakes may have a frontrunner, with rumors around the MLB that the Milwaukee Brewers are increasingly interested in the top …

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7. Boston Red Sox

Can David Price make it back as a 230-inning workhorse and co-ace alongside Chris Sale? That might be Boston’s biggest question mark this offseason, …

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MLB free agent predictions: Where J.D. Martinez, Yu Darvish, Jake Arrieta will land

The period between the general manager meetings and the winter meetings – set to run this year from Dec. 11-14 – often brings about a spurt of free agent activity as MLB teams flush with cash are eager to spend it before the holidays.<p>So look for the action to start picking up sometime after the …

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Joe Morgan is asking Hall of Fame voters to keep PED users out

Hall of Famer Joe Morgan has never equivocated on his belief that users of performance enhancing drugs should not be allowed into the Hall of Fame. …

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Brewers are interested in Jake Arrieta

Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports that the Brewers may be interested in Jake Arrieta.<p>The Brewers could definitely use a front line starter, …

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Updated MLB free-agent odds: Who might be coming to the Cubs?

After baseball’s General Managers meetings last week, the Hot Stove league will be heating up soon.<p>The Cubs’ two big-name free agents — Jake Arrieta …

Shohei Otani

Washington Nationals off-season edition: Five possible free agent targets

The Washington Nationals finished the 2017 season with an impressive 97-65 regular season record while dominating the National League East division. …

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MLB Rumors: Blue Jays Could Be Candidate For J.D. Martinez

It's that time of year again where major league baseball's free agency will spark a lot of rumors and a lot of deals in teams hopes that a player …

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Texas Rangers: Can The Rangers Land Jake Arrieta?

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 18: Jake Arrieta<p><i>The Texas Rangers have to rebuild their starting rotation this offseason. With a thin starting pitching market,</i> …

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Chicago Cubs: Underrated Potential Free Agency Targets [Opinion]

Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs are heading into free agency with quite a few minor needs to fix. They were once again one of the top two teams in …

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Twins Have Explored Trades For Gerrit Cole, Jake Odorizzi

The Twins are known to be on the hunt for rotation upgrades and have already been linked to top free agents <b>Yu Darvish</b> and <b>Jake Arrieta</b>, but they’re …

Wade Davis

Jake Arrieta Rumored to Be Receiving Interest from Milwaukee Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers are reportedly interested in signing free-agent starting pitcher Jake Arrieta, according to Jon Morosi of the MLB Network.<p>Per that report, "With Jimmy Nelson expected to miss a portion of 2018 after shoulder surgery, the team is looking for top-of-the-rotation upgrades."<p><i>This</i> …

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St. Louis Cardinals: Bold Predictions For The MLB Offseason [Opinion]

The MLB offseason is underway and there are quite a few rumors beginning to heat up about potential free agent signings and blockbuster trades. It is …

Giancarlo Stanton

Brewers protect Dubon, Peralta, Nottingham, Diplan by adding them to their 40-man roster

The Brewers added four minor-league prospects to their 40-man roster on Monday, protecting them from being snatched away in the Rule 5 draft in …

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Phillies DFA former No. 1 overall pick Appel

Phillies designated RHP Mark Appel for assignment.<p>Yes, the same Mark Appel who was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 Draft ahead of Kris Bryant. …

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Brewers Reportedly Showing Interest In Jake Arrieta

With <b>Jimmy Nelson</b> set to miss a portion of the 2018 season following shoulder surgery, the Brewers are eyeing top-end rotation upgrades and showing …

Milwaukee Brewers

Starting pitching is Brewers' priority

Milwaukee studying free-agent market for addition to rotation<p>The Brewers were one of this year's most charming stories, posting the franchise's best …

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Boston Red Sox: Possible trade scenario for Giancarlo Stanton

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 06: David Price<p><b>The Boston Red Sox have been linked to Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton. It would cost a lot to acquire</b> …

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How Should We View Lance Lynn?

<b>Lance Lynn</b> just wrapped a full season of work after returning from Tommy John surgery, and now, thanks to his rejection of the St. Louis Cardinals’ …

Masahiro Tanaka

Which free agent makes the most sense for each NL team?

<i>This is second installment in a two-part series. Click here to see which free agent makes the most sense for each American League team.</i><p>Back for more, …

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