Rosenthal: Matt Williams no quick fix for Nats' problems

Matt Williams was known as "The Big Marine" during his playing days, and his no-nonsense approach -- as opposed to the laidback approach of the man he replaced as Washington's manager, Davey Johnson -- was supposed to be just the ticket to put the talented Nationals over the top in the National League East. But it hasn't been so simple in the early days of Williams...
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MLB likely to adjust home plate collision and transfer rules

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, MLB and the MLBPA are likely to make adjustments to the current home plate collision and transfer rules. Officials from the union met with MLB executives recently to voice their displeasure over the new transfer rule, which is causing headaches. Here is more from Rosenthal: The first, at minimum, would be a guideline in which catchers...
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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.
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Rosenthal: D-backs in no hurry to deal young shortstop

PHOENIX -- While the Diamondbacks are open to trading Didi Gregorius or Chris Owings, they have not engaged in serious discussions with clubs about either shortstop this spring, according to major-league sources. In fact, the D-Backs might prefer not to make a move at all. Owings also can play second base, where Aaron Hill appeared in only 87 games last season due to a broken left...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Orioles, Ubaldo Jimenez agree to deal

UPDATE: FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that the Orioles and Jimenez have reached agreement on a deal, pending a physical. 6:23 p.m. ET: After sitting on the sidelines for most of the offseason, the Orioles appear to be ready to make a big splash. Roch Kubatko of reports that the Orioles have made “substantial progress” in contract talks with free agent right...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

No deal between Orioles and Suk-Min Yoon yet

Despite Korean picher Suk-Min Yoon tweeting out a photo of himself in a Baltimore Orioles cap, there is no deal between the pitcher and the team. Yoon’s photo wearing an Orioles cap suggested to many that he had opted to sign with the club but Ken Rosenthal reports that there are still five teams in discussions with Yoon. Source says Yoon and #Orioles are not in agreement. Photo...
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox: Alex Rios claimed on waivers

Jason Miller/Getty Images Alex Rios may stay with the Chicago White Sox for the remainder of the 2013 season but it is worth noting that someone placed a claim on him. Thus far the team who claimed Rios is unknown and waiver claims hardly produce a trade at this time of the year. Sources: #WhiteSox’s Alex Rios claimed on waivers. Claiming team not known. Owed $13M next season with...
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Braun suspended by MLB for 65 games

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has been suspended by MLB for 65 games for “violations of the Basic Agreement and its Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, ” according [...]
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Garza scratched from start, deal with Rangers close

Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza has been scratched from his start tonight as a deal with the Texas Rangers is close  It is safe to say that Garza has made [...]
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners Rumors: Seattle ‘Wide Open’ to Making Moves

The Seattle Mariners have missed out on several targets this offseason, but they remain “wide open” to making other moves, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Rosenthal adds that in a perfect world the Mariners would acquire a leadoff hitter and a middle-of-the-order bat. #Mariners' Jack Z says team "wide open" to making other moves. Perfect world: Would...
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December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

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