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The latest and greatest rumors from experts around the world of baseball.

MLB to require COVID-19 vaccinations for non-playing personnel this postseason

Coaches and personnel who interact with players will have to be vaccinated in order to gain access to the field and other restricted areas this postseason.

MLB trade rumors and news: Royals promote Dayton Moore, JJ Piccolo

Moore becomes the Royals’ president of baseball operations while Piccolo ascends to GM.

Dodgers’ Trevor Bauer to remain on administrative leave through rest of season

This officially brings an end to Bauer’s 2021 season.

Red Sox’s Chris Sale tests positive for COVID-19

Boston’s COVID-19 outbreak continues to worsen.

MLB trade rumors and news: It’s Hall of Fame induction day

For the first time since July 2019, the Hall of Fame will officially welcome a class of new members.

Braves sign Charlie Morton to one-year, $20 million extension with club option for 2023

A strong 2021 season earns the 37-year-old another lucrative deal with the Braves.

MLB Trade Rumors and News: Loaisiga hits IL, Gsellman starts rehab assignment

The good, the bad, and the injured.

MLB trade rumors and news: Rosters have expanded

Get ready for some new names and some familiar faces.

Mets GM Zack Scott arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, per report

Another embarrassing development for the Mets.

MLB trade rumors and news: Red Sox’s COVID-19 outbreak worsens

Xander Bogaerts and Hirokazu Sawamura both tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday.

Three Phillies players test positive for COVID-19

Zach Eflin, Andrew Knapp, and Luke Williams had all been vaccinated.

MLB trade rumors and news: Jack Flaherty heads back to injured list

Flaherty hit the IL with shoulder tightness and is questionable to return this season.

Cardinals’ Yadier Molina to retire following 2022 season

Molina will retire at the conclusion of his recently signed one-year, $10 million extension.

Diamondbacks’ Caleb Smith suspended 10 games for foreign substance use

Smith is the second pitcher to be suspended under MLB’s revised foreign substance policy.

Braves sign Travis d’Arnaud to two-year extension with club option for 2024

d’Arnaud will earn $16 million over the next two seasons.

MLB trade rumors and news: Bassitt hit in head by line drive

The All-Star starter was carted off the field but remained conscious throughout the incident.

Padres close to deal with Jake Arrieta, per report

The Padres will try to resurrect the 35-year-old starter’s career as they look to maintain their NL Wild Card spot.

Mets shut Jacob deGrom down for two more weeks with forearm tightness

A highly unfortunate development for the Mets and deGrom.

Giants sign Brandon Crawford to two-year, $32 million extension

Crawford stays with the team he grew up rooting for.

MLB trade rumors and news: Adley Rutschman makes Triple-A debut

The potential savior of the Orioles organization is only one level away from the big leagues.

Dodgers’ Mookie Betts likely to hit injured list with sore hip

Betts is dealt another setback during his hottest stretch of the season.

Dodgers sign Cole Hamels to major league deal, per report

Hamels will earn a guaranteed $1 million plus $200,000 per start.

MLB trade rumors and news: Tyler Glasnow to undergo Tommy John surgery

The Rays’ ace will undergo elbow reconstruction surgery on Wednesday after unsuccessfully trying to rehab his injury.

Giants re-acquire Tony Watson from Angels

The Giants bring back an old friend for the stretch run.

Braves acquire Richard Rodriguez, Jorge Soler at trade deadline

The Braves boosted their bullpen and added another outfield piece.

Cardinals restock rotation by acquiring J.A. Happ, Jon Lester at deadline

The Cardinals add a pair of former All-Star lefties who have struggled in 2021.

Mets acquire Javier Báez, Trevor Williams from Cubs for Pete Crow-Armstrong, per report

The Cubs add another former pAll-Star to their middle infield mix.

Braves re-acquire Adam Duvall from Marlins, acquire Eddie Rosario from Indians

The Braves continue rebuilding their outfield with none of their Opening Day starters on the active roster.

Padres acquire Daniel Hudson from Nationals

The Padres add a veteran arm to an already dominant bullpen.

Red Sox acquire Kyle Schwarber from Nationals

The Red Sox add the injured slugger for the stretch run as the Nationals’ fire sale continues.

Dodgers discussing deal to acquire Max Scherzer and Trea Turner from Nationals, per report

The Dodgers could acquire a future Hall of Fame pitcher and a star shortstop for the stretch run.

Mariners acquire Diego Castillo from Rays

The Mariners add a fireballing right-hander to replace Kendall Graveman.

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