Baseball loses its Prince

Fox Sports reporter Ken Rosenthal sent a tweet this morning that caught baseball off guard, "Prince Fielder’s career appears over."  Prince had recently went under the knife for a neck injury for the second time in two years and had not yet been cleared to return to the diamond. Fielder burst into the big leagues in the spring of 2006, but he had an impact on the game much...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Prince Fielder's MLB career appears to be over

Prince Fielder is expected to announce his retirement at a press conference with the Rangers on Wednesday, FOX MLB Insider Ken Rosenthal first reported Tuesday.Fielder, 32, recently had a second neck surgery that ended his 2016 season after 89 games (he had the initial procedure in 2014). Slowed by the injury, he hit just .212 with eight homers and 44 RBI this season.The six-time...
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15 days ago

Dodgers expected to demote Yasiel Puig to the minors

There was a great deal of confusion surrounding Yasiel Puig on Monday with the MLB trade deadline coming to a close, but the outfielder is expected to be demoted to the minor leagues on Tuesday. The Dodgers were looking to trade Puig ahead of Monday’s deadline but were unable to reach a deal. Things got a little wild after the deadline passed when FOX’s Ken Rosenthal reported...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Weirdest Trade of the Day (Year?)

The trade deadline always brings us surprises, but man, this one takes the cake for out-of-nowhere deal that no one could have seen coming. Source: #Twins acquire Hector Santiago from #Angels. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) August 1, 2016 Nolasco and Meyer from #Twins to #Angels. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) August 1, 2016 Told #Angels–#Twins trade is cash-neutral...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Lucroy trade talk heating up

With less than a week before the non-waiver trade deadline, one of this year’s all-stars continues to get a ton of play on the market. Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy plays a position (catcher) of utmost importance. In a bit of rarity in today’s Major League Baseball, the veteran backstop also plays it incredibly well. Lucroy, 30, entered Wednesday’s action hitting...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Yankees close to trading Aroldis Chapman

Just one game over .500 following Saturday’s loss to the San Francisco Giants, it appears that the New York Yankees are going to be sellers leading up to the trade deadline a week from Monday. Sources: #Yankees telling clubs that they are close to trading Chapman and will hold Miller. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 24, 2016 Putting All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman...
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July 23, 2016  |  Discuss

White Sox reportedly turned down massive offer for Sale

The Chicago White Sox are apparently trying to single-handedly disprove the old adage, “Everything can be had for a price.” According to a report by Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Thursday, the White Sox were recently offered a “king’s ransom” for five-time All-Star Chris Sale but turned it down unceremoniously. Another source says the #WhiteSox were offered a "king...
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July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels needed stitches in chin after tripping

Those watching Cole Hamels pitch during Tuesday’s All-Star Game in San Diego likely noticed a bandage he had on his chin. The reason for the bandage was later revealed. According to FOX MLB reporter Ken Rosenthal, the Texas Rangers pitcher tripped coming out of the bathroom in his hotel room and needed eight stitches for the cut: Did Cole Hamels cut himself shaving? pic.twitter...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Cespedes agrees to three-year, $75M deal with Mets

Yoenis Cespedes reportedly is staying in New York. The coveted free agent outfielder has agreed to a three-year deal to stay with the New York Mets, sources told MLB Network’s Jon Heyman. Cespedes will make $75 million over the three years, and he will have a no-trade clause, sources told FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Cespedes can opt out after one year, and he would make $27...
January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Reports: David Price, Red Sox agree to seven-year, $217 million contract

The Boston Red Sox landed their ace. The Red Sox agreed to a seven-year, $217 million contract with left-hander David Price, according to The Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal confirmed the deal, which is the largest contract given to a pitcher in Major League Baseball history. Filed under: Boston Red Sox, Ricky Doyle, Top Stories
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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