Found December 07, 2011 on
MLB Trade Rumors:
The Cubs, Rockies, Diamondbacks, and others are trying for Hiroki Kuroda, tweets MLB Network's Jon Heyman, though he could still return to Japan.
The Rockies also remain interested in the Reds' Edinson Volquez, tweets Troy Renck.
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The Rockies have acquired 27-year old righty starting pitcher Kevin Slowey from the Twins for a player to be named later. Slowey pitched in 14 games (8 starts) for the Twins last year and he was 0-8 with a 6.67 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP. He was pitching hurt most of the year, so that might explain the horrible numbers he put up. Slowey has now pitched in 100 games (90 starts) in his...
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DALLAS • Former Chicago Cubs star third baseman Ron Santo is in.
And former Cardinals star third baseman Ken Boyer, for several
years a contemporary of Santo's, is not.
As expected, first baseman Carlos Pena will not accept arbitration from the Chicago Cubs, SI.com reported on Wednesday.
The Twins have acquired right-hander Daniel Turpen from the Rockies as the player to be named later in the Kevin Slowey trade, the club announced Thursday.
DALLAS- Meeting with the media Tuesday at the winter meetings, Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum said he believes the Cubs can win in 2012.
The Rockies and Reds, two teams willing to talk about myriad trade scenarios at this week's winter meetings, have discussed a deal involving reliever Huston Street in exchange for starter Edinson Volquez.
They're so quiet at winter meetings Zambrano a topic for conversationThe Cubs aren't close to any big deals, President Theo Epstein said Wednesday, but are focusing on a few smaller moves.
DALLAS — Ozzie Guillen won’t say who bet against it, but the new Miami Marlins manager said he recently bet someone that his buddy Carlos Zambrano will win more than 14 games — for the Cubs — in 2012. In fact, he denied recruiting the Cubs’ on-double-secret-probation pitcher or having designs...