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REPORT: Dodgers Out Of Lester Sweepstakes

According to Hall of Fame sportswriter Peter Gammons, the Dodgers are no longer in the hunt for Jon Lester—or Cole Hamels or David Price, for that matter. Reportedly, the Denizens of Chavez Ravine are now concentrating on the back end of their rotation and their bench. Of course, all of this could change in a nano-second.
Via FenwayNation
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

The St. Louis Cardinals Acquire Justin Masterson From the Cleveland Indians

The St. Louis Cardinals acquired right-handed starting pitcher Justin Masterson from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for Double-A outfielder James Ramsey today, according to Peter Gammons. An addition to the Cardinals pitching staff has been anticipated for some time now, but many assumed they’d be trying to make a bigger splash with names like David Price and Jon Lester having...
Via The Fantasy Fix
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Indians trade Justin Masterson to Cardinals

The Cleveland Indians have traded former ace starting pitcher Justin Masterson to the St. Louis Cardinals, according to multiple reports and sources. Peter Gammons was the first to break the news on Wednesday afternoon. The Indians are trading Justin Masterson to the Cardinals — Peter Gammons (@pgammo) July 30, 2014 In return for dealing the former All-Star, the Indians are receiving...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Make Trade to Acquire Justin Masterson

The St. Louis Cardinals and Cleveland Indians have agreed on a deal that will send RHP Justin Masterson to the Cardinals for prospect James Ramsey according to Peter Gammons. Jon Lester of late in trade rumors.
Via Baseball News Source
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Indians Trade Justin Masterson To Cardinals For Outfield Prospect

Justin Masterson is on the move, according to multiple reports. The Cleveland Indians right-hander has been traded to the St. Louis Cardinals, Peter Gammons and Joel Sherman reported Wednesday afternoon. In return, the Indians will receive outfield prospect James Ramsey, according to Sherman. Ramsey, who is ranked as the Cardinals’ No. 6 prospect on MLB.com, is hitting .300 with...
Via NESN.com
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Acquire Justin Masterson for Some Reason

The trade deadline is a mere 26 hours away and it looks like the first domino has fallen; Justin Masterson has been traded to the Cardinals according to trusted MLB source Peter Gammons.  Masterson was not the source of many rumors and his 5.51 ERA may have something to do with that. The issue that I have with this is that the Cardinals already have 7 capable starting pitchers already...
Via Off The Bench
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals News: St. Louis acquires Justin Masterson from Indians

The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired right-hander Justin Masterson from the Cleveland Indians, according to Peter Gammons. The Indians will receive top outfielder prospect James Ramsey in return, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Like what you're reading? Subscribe for daily updates!* indicates requiredEmail Address * Follow @sprtsrumoralert
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Get Masterson, Likely Out On Lester

According to Hall of Fame writer Peter Gammons, the St. Louis Cardinals have acquired former Red Sox starter Justin Masterson from the Cleveland Indians. Logically, this means St. Louis is likely out of the Jon Lester Trade Sweepstakes.
Via FenwayNation
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

After last year’s dud, Peter Gammons, MLB Network looking forward to big Hall of Fame weekend

My latest Chicago Tribune column is on Peter Gammons anticipating a much different Hall of Fame weekend than what he encountered last year. You also can access the column via my Twitter feed at @ShermanReport. From the column: ******** Peter Gammons was on the road Thursday, making one of his favorite drives: His annual trek from his home in New England to Cooperstown, N.Y., for...
Via Sherman Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Andrew Miller drawing lots of interest

The Boston Red Sox have been receiving lots of calls regarding left-handed reliever Andrew Miller, according to Peter Gammons. He reports that he
Via On-Base Talk
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox getting 'most trade inquiry calls' on Andrew Miller

With the Boston Red Sox languishing at the bottom of the AL East standings and watching their playoff hopes growing slimmer by the day, the rest of baseball is naturally inquiring after some vets the Sox might be willing to deal at the trade deadline. According to MLB Network's Peter Gammons, one player in particular is attracting a lot of interest. We're assuming, of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Rumors: St. Louis has lots of interest in Jake Peavy

The St. Louis Cardinals have had to battle a lot of injuries to their pitching staff this season. It started with Michael Wacha, when on June 18 the Cardinals' right-hander landed on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder issue. He has yet to return. On June 21, Jaime Garcia got bit by the injury bug as well, requiring left shoulder surgery that will end his season...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Pitcher Drawing a Lot of Interest on Trade Market

Posted to Chicago CubsChicago Cubs relief pitcher James Russell is a left handed set-up man that has been becoming a hot name in the trade market according to Peter Gammons. Two trade names heard very often this weekend:Aaron Hill, James Russell— Peter Gammons (@pgammo) July 7, 2014 “Russell’s numbers this year have been solid. In 34 appearances, he has a 2.22 ERA and a 1.068...
Via Sports Mockery
23 days ago  |  Discuss

James Russell, Aaron Hill drawing trade interest

James Russell and Aaron Hill are drawing a considerable amount of trade interest, according to Peter Gammons; however, it is unclear which
Via On-Base Talk
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Rumors: Toronto Looking for an Infielder

The Blue Jays are in the market for an infielder. On June 18th, Ben Nicholson-Smith of SportsNet.ca reported that the Toronto Blue Jays would like to add an everyday infielder between now and July 31.#450790538 / gettyimages.com“We’ve absolutely had some dialogue about some position players that could come in and be an improvement or an upgrade over what we have now,” Alex...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tonight’s Game is in Xandervision

As the great Peter Gammons pointed out, since the Drew signing was announced, Xander Bogaerts is hitting .390 with a 1.042 OPS. That tells me two things: nothing motivates like the threat of being replaced, and Xander Bogaerts is the motherf%^king man. The X is exhibiting more and more of the brilliance we saw flashes of during the 2013 playoffs. And, like Chad Finn, I can’t wait...
Via Surviving Grady
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Gammons: Baseball needs to make dramatic changes to pick up pace; relievers must face 3 batters

Peter Gammons, writing at his site, rolls out some interesting statistics and possible solutions for the slow-play issue in baseball. Gammons bemoans the numerous pitching changes that not only bog down a game, but also take the bats out of the hands of big left-handed hitters: “It is ridiculous that impact lefthanded hitters like Joey Votto, David Ortiz, Shin-Soo Choo, Chase Utley...
Via Sherman Report
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Official: Mets Pitching A Force To Be Reckoned With

Peter Gammons polled baseball execs, coaches and scouts on which young pitchers turned some heads in Spring Training and unsurprisingly, Noah Syndergaard ranked No. 1 in his survey. “Physical, hard, power sink. Absolute potential star,” says one pro scouting director. “Has the power pitcher mentality.” What I found pretty cool were a couple of comments made by a Braves and...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Gammons: Don't Bet Against Drew To Detroit

An interesting Red Sox connection might result in free-agent Stephen Drew winding up in MoTown. Because former Sox phenom Jose Iglesias is likely headed to the DL with "shin splints", Detroit needs a reliable shortstop. Word is that Drew might be the answer—and Hall of Fame writer Peter Gammons thinks it might happen.
Via FenwayNation
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Gammons Says Drew Will Eventually Sign With Mets

The Red Sox have made a two-year offer to free agent shortstop Stephen Drew according to what a source told Jim Bowden of ESPN. The value of the deal was unreported. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson reiterated last week that the Mets are “unlikely” to sign Drew, despite the shortstop’s perceived lack of suitors on the free-agent market. “We haven’t ruled it out, but...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

James Shields: Report that he's seeking Greinke-type deal 'inaccurate'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals right-hander James Shields said a Peter Gammons report recently that suggested he would be seeking a "Zack Greinke-type" deal after the 2014 season is inaccurate. "That's absolutely not true at all," Shields said Friday during the Royals FanFest at Bartle Hall. "I have no idea where he got that from, to be honest with you. I...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Shopping Korean Talent

Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer The name is Suk-Min Yoon.Ever heard of this young man?Well the Red Sox have been names as a team with interest.The question is how much interest the Red Sox actually have as the primary source of the ongoing interest for the Red Sox is that Scott Boras keeps mentioning the Red Sox having interest in his clients.Scott Boras indicated the Red Sox...
Via RedSoxLife
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

So, You Want To Win The Wild Card?

The Padres last made the post-season in 2006, losing in the divisional round to the St. Louis Cardinals. There was of course Game 163 which was technically a regular season game but certainly felt like a post-season game. That was 2007. Since then? Not too much in the way of October baseball. But that could all change if Buster Olney and Peter Gammons are right. Olney was more confident...
Via Padres Public
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jack Edwards vs Peter Gammons: round 1

You know, Peter Gammons commenting about hockey is like me commenting about women’s fashion. It’s just absolutely not his spectrum. He has no validity. He has no credibility. If the guy were at the rink all the time, maybe we’d consider his opinion. That was one of the comments famed NESN Bruins play by play announcer, and possible insane person, Jack Edwards had for Peter...
Via BruinsLife
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Hockey commentator Jack Edwards calls out Peter Gammons

Hockey commentator Jack Edwards called out Peter Gammons following a tweet the baseball writer made in reference to the NHL.
Via Gamedayr
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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