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MLB Rumors is "a fun compilation of interesting tidbits, rumors and goings on around baseball." [SI.com writer Jon Heyman]. MLB Rumors, which was started November 9th, 2006, is a baseball rumors website updated twenty-four hours a day. It's goal from the beginning is to offer its readers new, relevant, and legitimate rumors each and everyday. Each article delivers the news and then Eli provides his own analysis on it. Because of this, angry and supportive fans defend their team and make the site a much more interactive place. With Special Features that cover the MLB Draft, the free agent period, and include interviews with over forty executives and players, it is obvious why this site won the 2007 Best Sports Blog in just its first year in service.

Eli tries to get as many interviews as possible for his readers, and has successfully landed All-Stars Curtis Granderson, Jamie Moyer, Cliff Floyd, and Harold Reynolds. He has also interviewed the 2007 First Overall Pick in the Draft David Price, who he still keeps in touch with today. Along with players, he has interviewed Padres GM Kevin Towers, Indians GM Mark Shapiro, Diamondbacks GM Josh Byrnes, and A's GM Billy Beane. All interviews are kept under twenty minutes and in no way are controversial.

As of April 20th, 2008, the site has had 2 million visitors and has landed such advertisers as Nike, PetSmart, Cingular, Circuit City, Vitamin Water, and more! Of those vistors, 90 % come from the United States, 6 % come from Canada, and 1% come from Japan, Israel, Korea, and the Dominican Republic respectively.

MLB Rumors has been acclaimed by several Front Office executives and reporters including: Billy Beane, sports agent Joe Bick, Harold Reynolds, ESPN's Peter Gammons, Buster Olney, Jayson Stark, Chicago Sun-Times' Rick Telander, and many more!

As of December, 28th 2007, MLB Rumors is a member of the Accredited Sports Blogs of America.