JIM BOWDEN RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Toronto Blue Jays are expected to be without shortstop Jose
Reyes for the next three months or so following his significant ankle sprain.
Toronto has reportedly wasted no time checking in on potential fill ins, as the
Blue Jays have inquired on Atlanta Braves shortstop Tyler Pastornicky, according
to Jim Bowden of ESPN.
Blue Jays have inquired about Braves SS Tyler Pastornicky...
The beginning of spring training on Monday officially closed the chapter on the baseball offseason. This means that we can now critique the work of each and every team over the winter, including the Reds.
Thankfully, former general manager and current ESPN.com writer Jim Bowden did the work for us. He took the time to evaluate and rank all 30 teams based on criteria which...
The Cleveland Indians’ off-season acquisition of Nick Swisher is one of five moves that will backfire in the eyes of ESPN’s Jim Bowden.
Though Swisher has been one of the most consistent players in the game over the last five years and replaces the wins lost in the trade of Shin-Soo Choo, Bowden feels that the Indians’ willingness to give the outfielder $14 million — on average...
Michael Bourn was, and still is, one of the hottest free agents on the market. He was expected to draw a lot of attention, and he has. However, it is January and Bourn still does not have a contract. Now, it seems the Atlanta Braves may be interested in bringing him back.
Atlanta has never closed the door on re-signing Bourn says GM Frank Wren. According to Jim Bowden...
Last night, while watching another boring college football bowl game on ESPN, I fell asleep in my easy chair. When I awoke, it was April 1.
Being April Fool’s Day is the only way I could comprehend a new article from ESPN’s David Schoenfeld in which he proposes what may be the most one-sided trade I have ever seen.
Maybe it is something in the water fountains in Bristol. Just...
As January of 2013 approaches and most of the MLB free agent frenzy over, baseball writers and pundits often find themselves bored.
There is very little to write about unfortunately and sometimes, even the best of analysts can reach a little bit to create content.
Such was the case for ESPN.com writer Jim Bowden on Thursday. Bowden wrote that the St. Louis Cardinals should consider...
It is the time of year when real trade and free agent signing news can be scarce. As a result of having nothing of substance to report, people come up with dream ideas of their own.
Former MLB general manager Jim Bowden, blogging for ESPN, has gotten into the spirit of giving by coming up with a whopper of his own invention.
Last week, Bowden wrote a piece called “Getting great...
Yesterday it was reported that free agent Edwin Jackson had
narrowed his list of suitors down to two teams; the Chicago Cubs and Texas
Rangers. Now, Jim Bowden of ESPN is saying that the Cubs are the frontrunner
Cubs now the front runner for Edwin Jackson as negotiations continue with both Cubs and Rangers..4 yrs and approx 52 m is ball park #source
— JIM BOWDEN...
The Los Angeles Angels are continuing their search for
starting pitching and are considering filling their void with a “mid-level free
agent” rather than trading for an arm, reports Jim Bowden of ESPN.
Angels continue search for starting pitching and considering filling void with mid-level free agent pitcher rather than trading
— JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) December...
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After winning a bid to negotiate with highly sought-after Japanese phenom Yu Darvish, many believed that the two-time World Series runner-up Texas Rangers had made the moves they were going to make during the Hot Stove.
Apparently, this may not be the case.
According to multiple reports, the Texas Rangers had very productive meetings with free-agent Milwaukee Brewers slugger...