Washington Nationals Spring Training 2017: Nats’ closer search notes...

Here are the latest rumors about the Nationals closer search and a video with one of the candidates if Washington goes with an in-house option? Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo talked about the state of the Nats closer search in a Sirius/XM Fantasy interview with Craig Mish and Jim Bowden earlier this week. Rizzo said there really wasnt too much to report. We havent touched base...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
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ESPN’s Jim Bowden says pitching will determine if the Mariners will play in October

It’s been a common assertion by baseball experts that the Mariners will go only as far as their pitching will take them in 2017. Count ESPN’s Jim Bowden as one of the many subscribing to that opinion. Bowden, the former Cincinnati Reds general manager, told 710 ESPN Seattle’s “Bob, Groz and Tom” on Wednesday that the Mariners have a lot of question marks in their starting...
8 days ago

Report: Rangers are frontrunners for Mike Napoli

With Edwin Encarnacion off the table, the market for first baseman Mike Napoli seems to be developing more quickly. According to ESPN’s Jim Bowden, the Texas Rangers are the frontrunners for Napoli’s services. The #Rangers are now considered front runners to land Mike Napoli — Jim Bowden (@JimBowden_ESPN) December 23, 2016 Napoli is coming off a resurgent season in which...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

MLB Trade Rumors: Red Sox Not Done, Still Looking For Pitching Help

No team in Major League Baseball has been as busy in the trade market as the Boston Red Sox, but believe it or not, there might be more on the way from the Sox.’s Jim Bowden on Friday wrote a column placing the buyer or seller tag on every MLB team ahead of the Aug. 1 non-waiver trade deadline. The Red Sox, who recently overtook the Baltimore Orioles for first place in...
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Nationals to sign Daniel Murphy

The Washington Nationals have reportedly agreed to terms with free agent second baseman Daniel Murphy. Sources told ESPN’s Jim Bowden that the deal will be worth $37.5 million over three years. Murphy obliterated the Dodgers and Cubs during the 2015 postseason, at one point homering in six consecutive games over the NLDS and NLCS. Murphy, who turns 31 next April, hit .281 for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Showing Interest In Cuban SS Alfredo Rodriguez

According to Jim Bowden of MLB Network Radio the Mets and Padres are expected to lead the way in the bidding for Cuban SS Alfredo Rodriguez. Rodriguez is 21 years old and recently left Cuba with the intent of pursuing a contract in MLB. Rodriguez hit .265/.301/.284 in 304 plate appearances in the Serie Nacional last year earning him Rookie of the Year and the gold glove award while...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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