Mike Moustakas

MLB front offices are getting smarter, and that's a problem for Boras

Major League Baseball front offices are playing a game of chicken with Scott Boras.<p>It's been a painfully slow winter, and Boras, who currently …

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Report: Moustakas' early asking price scared off teams

An aggressive contract demand earlier this winter may be the reason Mike Moustakas remains on the market.<p>Moustakas, who is represented by Scott …

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Evaluating the New York Yankees’ infield options for 2018

With under a month to go before pitchers and catchers report for Spring Training, the Yankees have established themselves as prime World Series …

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Cold weather, cold market edition: "10 questions for O's fans"

So many questions, so little time. Actually that is not right at all. We have just 10 questions for you to answer today, and take all the time you …

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Showalter nearing confirmation on Machado's 2018 position - School of Roch

The Orioles may not have a new player to introduce next Saturday at FanFest, though it won't be from a lack of effort. Executive vice president Dan …

Buck Showalter

AL Notes: Lewis, Reed, Blue Jays, Royals

<b>Colby Lewis</b>’ playing career seemed to end back in November when he accepted a job as a special assistant to <b>Rangers</b> GM Jon Daniels, and the veteran …

Addison Reed

Yankees Didi Gregorius and the prospect of the prospects

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 20: Didi Gregorius<p>With the trades of Chase Headley and Starlin Castro this offseason, the Yankees continued the revolution that …

Major League Baseball

MLB’s new brand of collusion has halted the off season

On November 2, some 79 days ago, MLB Trade Trade Rumors released their list of the top 50 free agents. The next day, Masahiro Tanaka (ranked No. 5 on …

Masahiro Tanaka

Atlanta Braves Johan Camargo seems primed for a breakout 2018 season

Is Johan Camargo the Atlanta Braves third baseman to start 2018?<p>Braves Camargo looks for successful 2018 season<p>Many of the top 2017-2018 free agents …

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Kansas City Royals: Royals Target Eduardo Nunez

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 05: Eduardo Nunez<p><i>The Kansas City Royals are continuing to be brought up in rumors for infielders. The most recent one has been</i> …

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Indians had talks with Orioles on Machado - Also, Happy TribeFest!

Morning News and Notes for Saturday, January 20, 2018TribeFest is today at the Huntington Convention Center. Feel free to post pictures or any news …

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Red Sox: Hanley Ramirez isn’t concerned about losing playing time to free agents

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 08: Hanley Ramirez<p>Hanley Ramirez remains confident in his ability to hit and trusts the Boston Red Sox will find a spot for him …

Baseball

AL East Notes: Orioles, Donaldson, Rays

There’s no official decision yet regarding where <b>Manny Machado</b> will play in 2018, but one could come as soon as this weekend. Roch Kubatko of …

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The Free Agent Market Is Slow Partially Because It's Extremely Flawed

January is past its midpoint, and there's been no thaw in the free agent market. Just five of the top 20 free agents on The Reiter 50 have signed, …

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For baseball fans, this hot stove league has done little to warm things up

Maybe it’s the snow. Maybe it’s the boredom of a glacial free-agent market. But Rogers Hornsby’s words keep coming to mind: “People ask me what I do in the winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do: I stare out the window and wait for spring.”<p>Impatience now gnaws at the nerves of …

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Quick Hits: Moustakas, Blackmon, Kipnis

A few notes from around MLB as we wrap up another day in this historically sluggish offseason…<p>While free agent third baseman <b>Mike Moustakas</b> hasn’t …

Jason Kipnis

Cleveland Indians: Predicting the cost of a Lindor extension

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 11: Francisco Lindor<p>If you’re an Indians fan with an eye on the long term, chances are you’ve played the numbers game a time …

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Mailbag: Shaw, Hicks, Judge, Torres, Lynn, Coaching Staff - River Avenue Blues

Ten questions in this week’s mailbag. The first Grapefruit League game is four weeks from today, you know. Baseball is getting closer. Anyway,</b> …

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Five ways the MLB players union can fix baseball and get young players more money

If the MLBPA wants to repair MLB's salary structure, it should push for more money for young players<p>Major League Baseball is broken. At least …

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The Braves’ Time to Spend Could Be Now

Atlanta is one of just a handful of clubs with the prospects necessary to acquire Christian Yelich.<br>(Photo: Corn Farmer)Earlier this offseason, the …

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Busts: Don't chase career years from Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas

Heath Cummings says you shouldn't chase career years, and walks you through his other types of busts.<p><b>Heath's Sleepers – Breakouts – Busts</b><p>There are a …

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Do the best free-agent deals come to teams that wait?

Everyone is getting nervous. By everyone, I mean those with a vested interested in the baseball free-agent market. Agents. Teams. Players. Fans. And, …

Scott Boras

2018 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: Third Base Tiers 1.0

Third base is strong at the top, but is it as deep in the middle? Scott White looks at the distribution of talent at the position.<p><b>Draft Prep Tiers: C</b> …

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Royals Rumblings - News for January 18, 2018

Is it all Scott Boras’ fault?<b>Royals Rumblings - News for January 18, 2018</b>Rustin Dodd makes some predictions on 2018, and he thinks Eric Hosmer will …

Scott Boras

Prospectus Feature: Why is the Hot Stove Cold?

<i>Do you hear the people sing?</i> <i><br>Singing the song of angry men?</i> <i><br>It is the music of the people</i> <i><br>Who will not be [</i>RECORD SCRATCH<i>]</i><p>Set your ear close enough to …

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The Indians should sign Lorenzo Cain

Before you read more, understand that I understand that the Indians probably aren’t going to spend any more money this winter. They’re spending …

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MLB Trade Rumors: Top 10 remaining offseason trade candidates

Free agents aren’t doing much moving, but the MLB trade market has been going crazy this winter. These ten players could also be on the move before …

Addison Russell

Who the Mets should target as another ‘significant’ addition

In addition to letting the Mets take a victory lap, Wednesday’s “Welcome Back Jay Bruce” news conference laid out the club’s parameters for what’s …

Amed Rosario

The Match Game: Where top free agents should sign and how well they'll do

We're now within a month of the official opening of spring training, and we're still waiting for the mechanic to come fix the decidedly lukewarm Hot …

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Boras calls Boston's reported $100M offer for Martinez 'not accurate'

The Boston Red Sox did not make a five-year, $100-million offer to free-agent outfielder J.D. Martinez - at least, not according to his agent, Scott …

Scott Boras