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Mets Rumors: A's, Pirates could be fits for Bartolo Colon

The New York Mets are now free to deal starting pitcher Bartolo Colon to any team, as the right-hander cleared waivers on Monday, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. There are likely several contending teams interested. The Mets have a swath of options for a 2015 rotation, and while Colon would definitely provide further depth, his spot on the roster is not necessary. However...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: Little interest in Jonathan Papelbon

The Philadelphia Phillies made a surprising move by not making a move at the trade deadline. However, in hindsight, their players are locked up to long-term deals that are undesirable for other teams to take on, so deals were not be able to reached. Even in the waiver trading month of August, the Phillies still have not made a major move, likely for the same reason.One player, Jonathan...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rosenthal: Red Sox will sign star Cuban outfielder Castillo

The Red Sox won the race to sign Cuban free-agent outfielder Rusney Castillo. FOX Sports 1 MLB Insider Ken Rosenthal and report that Boston will sign Castillo, with reporting that Castillo is closing in on a six-year, $72 million deal. Since his workout showcase in Miami on July 26, the 27-year-old Castillo has held private workouts for eight clubs, sources told Rosenthal...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

FG on Fox: The Potential Rusney Castillo Bargain

Unless you’re a dedicated baseball fan or follow Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, you may not know the name Rusney Castillo. That is probably going to change soon, as he is expected to sign a free-agent contract in the not-too-distant future, becoming the latest international import to incite a bidding war among MLB teams. If rumors […]
Via Fangraphs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Rumors: Detroit could make 'serious run' at Rusney Castillo

The Detroit Tigers are in the market for a new center fielder after sending Austin Jackson to the Seattle Mariners in the blockbuster deal that brought the Tigers, pitcher David Price. The Tigers currently have Rajai Davis picking up most of the playing time in center field with Ezequiel Carrera coming in to give Davis a breather in the late innings.#130262700 / gettyimages.comJason...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Whoops! MLB Network displays Ken Rosenthal parody account

MLB Network announced that a second huge trade was close to being agreed upon earlier today; this time between the Tigers and the Rays. The only problem, they were using a parody Twitter account as their source. As a blogger I know how important it is to responsibly source all content that I put out, double checking before publishing. Apparently MLB Network never got that memo....
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

A Fake Ken Rosenthal Twitter Account Fooled MLB Network

Fake Twitter accounts these days, man. They can get the best of us. Today, a fake Ken Rosenthal Twitter account got the best of MLB Network. LOL MLB Network believed a fake Ken Rosenthal account — Arnold (@PFJakeMurdock) July 31, 2014 No, the Tigers have not traded for David Price and Ben Zobrist. And no, Ken Rosenthal’s Twitter handle does not have...
Via Next Impulse Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Network Duped By Fake Ken Rosenthal Twitter Account

With today being the baseball trade deadline, there are a lot of fake MLB twitter accounts to watch out for. Today, the fake account of Ken Rosenthal struck big when MLB Network aired one of its tweets saying that David Price and Ben Zobrist were traded to the Detroit Tigers. Rosenthal let his follower know […] The post MLB Network Duped By Fake Ken Rosenthal Twitter Account appeared...
Via Diehardsport
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ken Rosenthal: Teams Having Tough Time Trading With Phillies, Who Will Eat Money

We are just minutes away from the trade deadline day. While the deadline looms at 4:00 p.m. tomorrow, the Phillies have yet to make a single trade. The pressure of the deadline is usually enough to make something happen. But it appears the Phillies are not close to much of...
Via Philliedelphia
27 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 team-by-team outlooks: What to expect this MLB season

Ken Rosenthal breaks down the East divisions, Jon Paul Morosi hits the Centrals and Rob Neyer shuts the door out West.
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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