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MLB Rumors

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

Trevor Bauer will not face criminal charges in LA court system, per report

MLB’s investigation into the Bauer case is still ongoing.

MLB requests federal mediator for lockout negotiations, will not make counter offer to MLBPA’s proposal, per reports

After two weeks of mildly encouraging updates on the MLB lockout talks, momentum seemingly has slowed to a crawl.

MLB trade rumors and news: Padres top prospect healthy, can return to baseball activities

That’s a good thing that Padres fans can be happy about...right?

MLB trade rumors and news: Ortiz elected to Hall of Fame; Bonds, Clemens and Schilling fall off ballot

Big Papi earned a spot in Cooperstown in his first year on the BBWAA ballot.

MLB, MLBPA make progress during Tuesday negotiations, per report

While there’s a long way to go, the owners did make some slight concessions during Tuesday’s meeting.

MLBPA withdraws request for expedited free agency; Union, league to meet again Tuesday

It appears some progress is being made in negotiations between MLB and the MLBPA.

MLB trade rumors and news: MLBPA expected to counteroffer MLB today

BATTLESTATIONS!

MLBPA expected to make counter offer to MLB’s proposal on Monday, per report

Maybe some progress between the league and union?

MLB trade rumors and news: The Dodgers have a new general manager

Brandon Gomes is the first person to fill the Dodgers’ GM role since Farhan Zaidi departed in 2018.

Dodgers promote Brandon Gomes to general manager

The Dodgers fill their general manager position for the first time since Farhan Zaidi departed following the 2018 season.

MLB trade rumors and news: Can the MLBPA and MLB make a deal before Spring Training?

Alternatively: What’s everybody’s favorite KBO team?

MLB trade rumors and news: MLB and MLBPA set to meet for first time since lockout on Thursday

Rob Manfred and Tony Clark are headed back to the bargaining table.

MLB trade rumors and news: Mets to hire Joey Cora as third base coach

Buck Showalter adds a veteran coach to his new staff.

MLB trade rumors and news: Dodgers to sign Eddy Alvarez

An Olympian? How chic.

MLB trade rumors and news: David Ortiz leading early Hall of Fame voting

In news that must be unbelievably frustrating for Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, David Ortiz is on track to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer.

MLB trade rumors and news: Athletics hire Kotsay as new skipper

Plus, the Pirates have hired their first in-uniform female coach.

Athletics hire Mark Kotsay as manager, per report

After losing Bob Melvin to the Padres, the A’s stay in house to fill their managerial vacancy.

MLB trade rumors and news: MLB, MLBA won’t negotiate on economics until 2022

Plus, the Mets have a new manager. Say a prayer for him.

Mets hire Buck Showalter as manager, per Steve Cohen’s tweet

The Mets owner announces that he’s hired a new manager.

MLB trade rumors and news: Phillies bring Cam Bedrosian back on minor league deal

The veteran reliever returns after finishing the 2021 season in Philadelphia.

MLB trade rumors and news: Freddy Galvis signs contract with Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of NPB

The lockout continues.

MLB trade rumors and news: The Minor League Rule 5 Draft takes place today

This might be the most player movement we’ll see in baseball for the rest of the year.

MLB owners lock out players, beginning first labor dispute since 1995

The lockout ends over 26 years of labor peace between MLB and the MLBPA.

Diamondbacks sign Mark Melancon to two-year, $14 million deal with mutual option for 2024

The four-time All-Star joins his ninth team.

Dodgers in agreement on new deal with Chris Taylor, per report

After losing Max Scherzer and Corey Seager, the Dodgers bring back Chris Taylor.

MLB trade rumors and news: Giants sign Cobb, Red Sox add Paxton as lockout looms

The free agent frenzy continued with a lockout looming on Thursday.

Angels agree to four-year deal with Raisel Iglesias, per report

The Angels retain their star closer on a long-term deal.

Mariners sign Robbie Ray to five-year, $115 million deal, per report

The Mariners add the reigning AL Cy Young winner.

Mets finalizing three-year deal with Max Scherzer, per report

The top free-agent pitcher has been lured away from the West Coast

MLB trade rumors and news: Kevin Gausman, Byron Buxton, and Marcus Semien all ink massive deals

What a day to commit to someone, amiright?

Kevin Gausman agrees to five-year, $110 million deal with Blue Jays, per report

The Blue Jays bet big on Gausman, who was one of the best starters in baseball during the first half of the 2021 season.

Marlins sign Avisaíl García to four-year, $53 million deal, per report

After a fantastic 2021 season, García gets a long-term deal in Miami.