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  • 8 Dark-Horse Teams in Angels' Shohei Ohtani Trade Sweepstakes amid Rumors

    Bleacher Report "Last week, we responded to a whopper of a Shohei Ohtani trade rumor with an initial look at five potential suitors and what they could offer. Alas, it already feels dated. Word is the Los Angeles Dodgers won't get him. Ditto for the San Diego Padres. And..." July 19

  • The 10 teams that need Shohei Ohtani the most

    MLB.com "Who needs Shohei Ohtani the most? Trade rumors have swirled around the Angels' two-way superstar, who is set to become a free agent after the season. Clearly, Ohtani would make an impact on any team -- but for which squad would that impact be the..." July 19

  • MLB trade deadline 2023: Hypothetical Shohei Ohtani blockbusters

    ESPN "Two weeks before the Aug. 1 MLB trade deadline, the Los Angeles Angels are hovering around the .500 mark, which leaves one question hanging over the entire sport: Will the Halos trade free-agent-to-be Shohei Ohtani? Though we don't yet know what the Angels'..." July 19

  • Match game: Each MLB contender's best trade fit

    MLB.com "Some front offices around the league are working around the clock to bolster their rosters for the stretch run, while others are looking for the best potential deals to help build for the future. But less than two weeks from the Aug. 1 Trade Deadline, a number of clubs are still..." July 19

  • Shohei Ohtani trade destinations: Ranking 29 possible landing spots based on who's best positioned for deal

    CBS Sports "It is not a stretch to say the Los Angeles Angels will make one of the most significant decisions in franchise history within the next two weeks. Maybe the most significant decision in franchise history. The trade deadline is Aug. 1 and Shohei Ohtani, the..." July 19

  • Pirates 3B addresses report about future with team

    Yardbarker "Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Ke'Bryan Hayes responded to a report Wednesday that he was unhappy being a member of the franchise. 93.7 The Fan's Colin Dunlap said earlier this week that he's heard that the 26-year-old and his father (former longtime infielder..." July 19

  • Yankees trade deadline preview: Needs, trade targets and gauging Shohei Ohtani interest ahead of 2023 deadline

    CBS Sports "When the second half opened last Friday, the New York Yankees found themselves out of the postseason picture, a game behind the third wild-card spot and a game up on last place in the brutal AL East. Injuries and an underperforming offense have landed New York on the postseason..." July 19

  • Justin Verlander committed to 'trying to win a championship' with Mets

    The Score "Despite a disappointing season so far, Justin Verlander still wants to compete with the New York Mets. With the trade deadline just two weeks away, there has been some chatter about the Mets possibly shopping Verlander. But the 40-year-old is steadfast in his desire to contend for the..." July 19

  • Braves sign Travis d’Arnaud to 1-year, $8 million extension

    The Athletic "The Atlanta Braves signed catcher Travis d’Arnaud to a one-year, $8 million extension, the team announced Tuesday. Here’s what you need to know: The contract includes an $8 million club option through the 2025 season with no..." July 19

  • A Likely Trade Chip In The Rockies’ Outfield

    MLB Trade Rumors "As recently as a few months ago, the Rockies’ 2022 swap of Raimel Tapia for Blue Jays outfielder Randal Grichuk looked like a no-win trade for both parties. Tapia lasted one season in Toronto before being non-tendered and signing a minor league deal with the Red Sox...." July 19

  • Rockies manager hints at more active trade deadline for club

    Yardbarker "At 36-58, the Rockies sit at the bottom of the National League and have MLB’s third-worst record overall, ahead of only the A’s and Royals. While Colorado has developed a reputation for hanging onto potential trade candidates at the deadline instead of moving them at peak value,..." July 19

  • Red Sox Seeking Back-End Starter, Right-Handed Middle Relief

    WEEI Boston "It was just one series, one weekend. But the realities of this time of year is hard to ignore. Just ask the Cubs. David Ross' team came into the three-game set with the Red Sox knowing it was up against the clock when it came defining its existence. Buyers? Believers?..." July 19

  • The Royals’ Breakout Reliever Should Draw Trade Interest

    MLB Trade Rumors "Heading into deadline season, the Royals’ stance as sellers was obvious — painfully so, for Kansas City faithful. Confirmation of that fact was hardly needed, but the Royals’ early trade of Aroldis Chapman to the Rangers cemented their already obvious status. The..." July 19

  • Mariners players angry after team store starts selling Blue Jays gear

    The Score "The Toronto Blue Jays and their fans may be excited for this weekend's road trip to Seattle, but members of the Mariners don't seem too happy about it. On Monday, Twitter user Mariner Muse posted a photo of an entire rack of Blue Jays merchandise for sale at T-Mobile..." July 19

  • Blue Jays pitching coach had one of most unique ejections you will see

    Larry Brown Sports "Toronto Blue Jays pitching coach Pete Walker was ejected from his team’s game against the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night, and the way it happened left many people scratching their heads. The Blue Jays were frustrated with some calls from home plate umpire Malachi Moore early..." July 19

  • Modern Era-record 12 teams score double-digit runs Tuesday, one of the highest scoring days in MLB history

    CBS Sports "Major League history was made Tuesday. Obscure history, but history nonetheless. A Modern Era (since 1900) record 12 teams scored 10-plus runs Tuesday, including a Modern Era record four games in which both teams scored double digits. The previous Modern Era record was nine teams with..." July 19

  • Mike Hazen Discusses Diamondbacks’ Deadline Approach

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Diamondbacks are having their best season in quite a while, setting them up to be deadline buyers for the first time in years. They haven’t finished above .500 since 2019 and haven’t cracked the postseason since 2017, but are currently 52-42 and in possession of a National..." July 19

  • MLB Managers on the Hot Seat for 2nd Half of 2023 Season

    Bleacher Report "During the 2022 Major League Baseball season, firing managers was all the rage. The Phillies canned Joe Girardi on June 3, the Angels axed Joe Maddon a few days later, the Blue Jays terminated Charlie Montoya in mid-July and the Rangers got rid of Chris Woodward in mid-August. Throw..." July 18

  • Astros eyeing starting pitching, White Sox ace Dylan Cease

    The Score "The Houston Astros' "dream acquisition" prior to Major League Baseball's Aug. 1 trade deadline is Chicago White Sox ace Dylan Cease, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. Heyman also notes that the Astros are "definitely looking at" Chicago Cubs..." July 18

  • Luis Arraez, baseball’s last pure hitter, pursues .400 while doing it his way

    Sportsnaut "Luis Arraez contemplated the question for a moment.   It’s a concept that Fox baseball analyst John Smoltz discussed when Arraez picked up his second hit in the 2023 All-Star game last week. Given Arraez’s success in the past two seasons of putting the ball..." July 18

  • Here is the MLB All-Trade Candidate Team

    MLB.com "Only two weeks remain until the Trade Deadline, yet an incredible 22 teams entered the week no more than eight games out of a postseason spot. That means a limited number of surefire sellers have emerged, though that total figures to grow the closer we get to Aug. 1. As..." July 18

  • Shohei Ohtani 'not getting traded' to the Dodgers

    The Score "The Los Angeles Angels are eliminating at least one suitor in the Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes. "Would they trade him to the (Los Angeles) Dodgers? No," MLB Network's Jon Heyman said Monday. "I spoke to somebody with the Dodgers, they realize he's not getting..." July 18

  • Keeping up with Shohei Ohtani

    ESPN "Shohei Ohtani is both text and subtext, the brightest light in the firmament and the candle flicker on the wall. He is right there in front of us, obvious in all his brilliance, yet slightly out of reach, his present as clear as his future is uncertain. This current edition of..." July 18

  • Cardinals OF Dylan Carlson reportedly a potential Yankees trade target

    Clutch Points "With the 50-44 record, the New York Yankees currently sit in fourth place in the AL East. As the Yankees look to make a second half push, New York is eyeing a trade for a young St. Louis Cardinals outfielder. Dylan Carlson has emerged as a..." July 18

  • Rays Showing Interest In Several Veteran Starters

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Rays’ rotation has been ravaged by injury in 2023, with starters Drew Rasmussen and Jeffrey Springs both going down for the season already. Shane Baz underwent Tommy John surgery last September, and Shane McClanahan has been out since June 30..." July 18

  • Red Sox Likely To Discuss Extension With Brayan Bello

    The Athletic "A week ago at this time, Brayan Bello wasn’t at home or relaxing like most of his teammates during the All-Star break. The 24-year-old returned to his native Dominican Republic, but rather than head to his home in Samana, he spent the entire break working at the Red..." July 18

  • Cardinals designate Genesis Cabrera for assignment, sign Ryan Tepera

    KMOV " When reports trickled out Monday morning that the Cardinals had designated left-handed reliever Genesis Cabrera for assignment, the move seemed like one that would involve another shoe yet to drop. In an afternoon scrum with reporters at Busch Stadium Monday, Cardinals president..." July 18

  • The Guardians’ Other Potential Rotation Trade Chip

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Guardians have made a habit of moving productive veteran starting pitchers over the past few seasons. Cleveland’s excellent pitching development pipeline has allowed them to consistently backfill the rotation with younger, cheaper starters while adding other MLB talent in trades that..." July 18

  • Yankees' Aaron Judge 'Getting Close' to Return from Toe Injury, Aaron Boone Says

    Bleacher Report "As the New York Yankees continue to flounder, there appears to be some good news involving Aaron Judge. Yankees manager Aaron Boone told reporters Tuesday the reigning AL MVP is "getting close" to returning, and he didn't rule out July 25 against the New York..." July 18

  • Tarp Eats Member of Grounds Crew During Giants-Reds Game

    The Big Lead "The San Francisco Giants are in Cincinnati to play the Reds and encountering some weather, which proved to be bad news for one member of the grounds crew. Tasked with putting the tarp on as a rain delay was called in the top of the eighth inning, the field maintenance enthusiasts..." July 18

  • Rays Designate Yonny Chirinos For Assignment

    Yardbarker "The Rays designated right-hander Yonny Chirinos, reports Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. The move is to open an active roster spot for left-hander Shane McClanahan, who has been reinstated from the injured list. Additionally, the club also reinstated infielder Yandy..." July 18

  • Orioles have serious ‘appeal’ to Angels in possible Shohei Ohtani trade

    Sportsnaut "The Baltimore Orioles reportedly could be a serious contender in a potential Shohei Ohtani trade market due to the fact that they have many pieces that would “appeal” to the Los Angeles Angels. There have been quite a few big stories during the 2023 MLB season, but few..." July 17

  • Mets plan to keep Pete Alonso off limits; Astros check in on Marcus Stroman, Cody Bellinger

    CBS Sports "The 2023 MLB trade deadline is Aug. 1 this year and that means it's only two weeks and one day away. With the draft and the All-Star break in the rearview mirror, front offices are out of excuses to avoid taking trades. The market should heat up very soon.  CBS..." July 17

  • Ranking the Top 25 MLB Trade Candidates for 2023 Deadline

    Bleacher Report "The 2023 MLB trade deadline is fast approaching. Teams will have until Tuesday, August 1, at 6 p.m. ET to put the finishing touches on their roster for the stretch run. Before the rumor mill kicks into high gear, let's set the trade-market landscape with a rundown of the top 25..." July 17

  • Struggling Cleveland Guardians could put top-line starter on MLB trade market

    Sportsnaut "The Cleveland Guardians currently sit at 45-48 on the season and in second place in the American League Central. Despite their poor record, the Guardians are only 2.5 game behind the Minnesota Twins. Typically, this would make it hard for general manager Mike Chernoff and..." July 17

  • New York Mets are reportedly front runners to land another Japanese ace this winter

    Sportsnaut "The New York Mets are always on the hunt to add more talented starting pitchers to their rotation, and after the success of Kodai Senga this season, the organization could make another hard push for the next Japanese ace that could be available in the offseason. There is no way to say..." July 17

  • The Angels should trade Shohei Ohtani. Which teams (and packages) could land him?

    The Athletic "There are only 15 days remaining until the MLB trade deadline and the Angels are on the clock. They must decide whether to trade Shohei Ohtani, possibly the best overall player of all time. Is the greatest deadline rental ever about to become available, and if so, what..." July 17

  • 4 MLB Teams Who Are Contenders To Acquire Shohei Ohtani… And 4 Who Are Just Pretenders

    Total Pro Sports "It is rare that a prospect of Shohei Ohtani’s magnitude can live up to the massive hype, but that is exactly what the now 29-year-old has done. Unfortunately, he’s spent all five of his MLB seasons with the Los Angeles Angels, an organization determined to waste the prime..." July 17

  • Each team's strategy for the MLB Trade Deadline

    MLB.com "To buy or not to buy? That is the Trade Deadline question. However, it's not a binary choice for everyone. A team's record, payroll and place in the playoff picture are just a few of the factors considered before one decides to go all-in as buyers, look toward the future as..." July 17

  • Shohei Ohtani trade: The case for and case against the Angels moving baseball's best player

    CBS Sports "Will he be traded? It is the single biggest story as we begin in earnest the run-up to the Aug. 1 trade deadline in Major League Baseball, and it will remain the biggest story until that question is answered. Perhaps some specifics are in order. "He" would be two-way..." July 17

  • Yankees looking to upgrade rotation, bullpen, catching

    The Score "The New York Yankees have some work to do before the Aug. 1 trade deadline. New York is seeking to upgrade its catching, starting rotation, and back end of the bullpen, sources told Mark Feinsand of MLB.com. The club is reportedly also looking for corner outfield..." July 17

  • ‘Hard not to see’: Reid Detmers drops truth bomb on impact of Shohei Ohtani trade rumors

    Clutch Points "The biggest question in sports right now is whether or not the Los Angeles Angels will trade superstar Shohei Ohtani. As the trade deadline approaches, there's no clear answer to that question, but the rumors continue to fly nonetheless. Angels players are taking..." July 17

  • Every MLB Team's Biggest Reason for Optimism in 2nd Half of 2023 Season

    Bleacher Report "The start of the second half on Friday did not mark the beginning of a whole new season in Major League Baseball, but let's pretend just for a moment like it did. Because this way, it's that much easier to be optimistic about all 30 teams as they head into the stretch..." July 17

  • ESPN MLB Insider Jeff Passan Says He Suffered Broken Back After Tree Limb Fell on Him

    Bleacher Report "ESPN baseball insider Jeff Passan revealed Monday that he suffered a vertebra fracture when a tree limb fell on him. "Sorry I haven't been posting lately," he wrote. "During cleanup after a big storm in KC, a large tree limb decided to fall and crush me. The good..." July 17

  • Vanessa Hudgens’ Fans Are Hating on Her Fiancé

    Egotastic Sports "Vanessa Hudgens is dealing with some hate directed at her boo, Minor League shortstop Cole Tucker, who was once a Major League player up until he got a famous girlfriend and stopped trying so hard at baseball, I guess. The actress share the photo of her and her husband to be two days..." July 17

  • Johnny Bench apologizes for antisemitic comment at Reds Hall of Fame induction news conference

    The Athletic "Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench made an antisemitic comment during a pregame news conference to honor the three newest members of the Reds Hall of Fame, one of whom, former Reds general manager Gabe Paul, was Jewish. Paul’s daughter, Jennie Paul, was in attendance..." July 17

  • 10 Buy-Low MLB Trade Candidates of the 2023 Trade Season

    Bleacher Report "There are a few sure things among the top candidates to be moved before Major League Baseball's Aug. 1 trade deadline. Marcus Stroman comes to mind. As does Lucas Giolito. And so on. But what about the riskier targets? Are any of them worth pursuing for teams in search of great..." July 16

  • Could 1 surprise team factor in potential Shohei Ohtani trade?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Angels may or may not trade Shohei Ohtani before the Aug. 1 trade deadline. They are bound to get calls from interested teams, however, and one franchise might be a surprise player. The Tampa Bay Rays are expected to at least call the Angels about..." July 16

  • Padres GM: Shohei Ohtani Trade Unlikely amid Rumors

    Bleacher Report "Could Shohei Ohtani finish his season in sunny San Diego? Not likely. The San Diego Padres have been linked to the Angels superstar as it becomes increasingly likely that he will be moved at the deadline, but AJ Preller, the Padres president of baseball operations and..." July 16

  • Blue Jays, Astros Interested In Marcus Stroman; Astros Interested In Cody Bellinger

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Astros “checked in” with the Cubs about two of the team’s biggest trade chips, as USA Today’s Bob Nightengale writes that Houston inquired about right-hander Marcus Stroman and outfielder/first baseman Cody Bellinger.  Either player..." July 16