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Diamondbacks GM: Padres wanted Goldschmidt for Kimbrel

This seems like a cruel April Fools’ joke that you play on your friends. Talking about the MLB trade deadline on the Burns and Gambo radio show in Arizona, Diamondbacks general manager Dave Stewart indicated that the San Diego Padres asked for Paul Goldschmidt in return for closer Craig Kimbrel. Dave Stewart tells Burns and Gambo the Padres wanted Paul Goldschmidt from the...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Deal official: Cole Hamels to make Rangers debut Saturday

View image | A trade which seemed to take years to finalize, has reportedly been made official. According to ESPN's Jayson Stark, the Cole Hamels and Jake Diekman deal, sending them to the Texas Rangers, is 'finally official'. Remember that Cole Hamels deal you thought got done like 38...
Via Philliedelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Are Ready To Sell, Mets Could Target Yoenis Cespedes

According to Jayson Stark of ESPN the Detroit Tigers are telling teams that they are going to reboot and are ready to begin selling off pieces. Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski confirmed as much today with’s Jason Beck. That could mean the New York Mets could take another look at outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, whom they’ve […]
Via Mets Merized Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies want “best offer” for Hamels by Wednesday

According to’s Jayson Stark, the Phillies have told teams that they want their “best offer” for left-hander Cole Hamels by Wednesday. Once the “best” deal is on the table, the team will have until 4 p.m. on Friday to make a decision on where to trade him, or to even trade him at all. The Phillies have been in discussions with a number of teams, but according to...
Via Phillies Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Open To Trading Jon Niese

Jayson Stark of ESPN reports that based on teams that have checked in with the Mets, they are very open to trading Jon Niese as long as the player they get in return is under team control similar to the veteran southpaw. Niese, 28 , is under contract through 2016 for $9M and has two club options […]
Via Mets Merized Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tigers will decide whether or not to sell after Sunday

Dave Dombrowski and the Detroit Tigers will apparently not decide on whether to be sellers or buyers until after Sunday according to ESPN’s Jayson Stark. Hold that "seller" talk on the #Tigers. Teams talking to them say they won't make up their mind on Price, Cespedes, etc. until after Sunday — Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) July 22, 2015 This news comes after a Bob Nightengale...
Via The Majors Detroit
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox Among Four Teams In The Hunt For Hamels

(Photo from to's Jayson Stark, the Red Sox are among just four teams who are still in on 'The Cole Hamels Sweepstakes'. The hot rumor is that Hamels would waive his no-trade protection to Boston if the team picks up his $20 million option for the 2017 season. As we've heard from Sox CEO Larry Lucchino, Boston does not fit the typical "buyer...
Via FenwayNation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves willing to deal starting pitching for catching

ESPN’s Jayson Stark is reporting the Atlanta Braves are “open to dealing from pitching prospect depth in a trade for a bat. They’ve asked about young catchers.” The report, on the surface, makes sense. The Braves have used 23-year-old defensive prodigy Christian Bethancourt behind the plate as A.J Pierzynski’s backup. While his strong arm has been on display, throwing out...
Via The Outside Corner
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Changes Coming To Phillies Organization

According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the Phillies will be making many changes throughout the entire organization. He was on 97.5 The Fanatic yesterday with Mike Missanelli, and talked about the state of the Phils organization. He mentioned that, in addition to the changes, he believes that GM Ruben Amaro Jr is unsafe, despite David Montgomery saying that Amaro was not on the hot seat...
Via Phillies Nation
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Stark Talks About Phillies Lack of Movement at Deadline

Yesterday on 97.5 The Fanatic, Jayson Stark discussed the Phillies lack of dealing at the deadline and ripped Ruben Amaro for his inability to trade anyone. Stark said teams were pissed at Amaro for saying they weren’t aggressive enough when dealing with the Phillies. As Stark mentioned, several teams made blockbuster moves. It’s a must listen, and not because I co-host. But...
Via Phillies Nation
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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