• 1h
    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    Reds willing to trade Jay Bruce to the Mets for Zack Wheeler now. Worth watching over the next 20 hours.

  • Brewers send Carlos Gomez and Mike Fiers to Astros

    CBS Sports "The Milwaukee Brewers traded outfielder Carlos Gomez and right-hander Mike Fiers to the Houston Astros, CBS MLB Insider Jon Heyman first reported Thursday night. A day after another deal involving Gomez failed to be completed with the Mets -- much to the embarrassment of all parties involved --..." July 30

  • Orioles have had talks with Rockies on red-hot star OF Carlos Gonzalez

    CBS Sports "Rockies star Carlos Gonzalez's name has come up in trade talk with the Orioles, sources say. Gonzalez, the hottest hitter in baseball, is on the market following the trade of his Rockies runningmate Troy Tulowitzki to the the Blue Jays, and Baltimore is the first team to be connected to him..." July 30

  • Buy or sell? White Sox remain a bit 'confused'

    ESPN "While the non-waiver trade deadline heats up to scorching levels around baseball, all is quiet with the Chicago White Sox, whose most recent swelter has come in the form of a baseball-best seven-game winning streak. A major-league source described the White Sox’s front office as "confused,"..." July 30

  • Tigers agree to trade closer Joakim Soria to Pirates

    CBS Sports "The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to acquire relief pitcher Joakim Soria from the Tigers, confirms Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. As we know, every agreed upon trade is pending medicals. Once the Tigers went into sell mode, the most logical candidates to be moved were free-agents-to-be David..." July 30

  • White Sox Aggressively Pursuing Bat; Interested In Upton, Cespedes

    MLB Trade Rumors "The White Sox are interested not only in Cespedes but also in the Padres’ Justin Upton, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports (via Twitter). 2:41pm: The White Sox are flipping the script and aggressively pursuing a bat, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports on Twitter. Among the many players they’ve..." July 30

  • Starlin Castro back in the trade mix?

    ESPN "Just when Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro thought he was safe comes word the team is "aggressively" shopping the three-time All-Star ahead of Friday's 3 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline, according to ESPN.com's Jayson Stark. After getting double switched out of a game Tuesday night against..." July 30

  • Blue Jays get David Price in trade with Tigers

    Toronto Star "In an attempt to end the longest postseason drought in professional sports, the Blue Jays continued to load up for a pennant race Thursday, acquiring ace lefty David Price from the Detroit Tigers. “We feel we acquired a No. 1 starter and one of the best starters in the game right now,” GM Alex..." July 30

  • Yankees make deadline move, land Dustin Ackley from Mariners

    New York Post "The Yankees acquired Dustin Ackley from the Mariners on Thursday for outfielder Ramon Flores and right-handed reliever Jose Ramirez. Ackley, 27, was drafted in the first round (second pick) in the 2009 draft out of North Carolina as a second baseman, but has played one game at the position in..." July 30

  • Mets still seeking outfielder before trade deadline

    Newsday "One day after the public disintegration of a trade for the Brewers' Carlos Gomez -- a stunning turnaround that left Wilmer Flores in tears and both teams scrambling after the deal fell through -- sources said Thursday that the Mets remain in the market for an outfielder. By pushing hard for..." July 30

  • Cardinals LF Matt Holliday back on DL due to right quad strain

    CBS Sports "The Cardinals placed left fielder Matt Holliday on the 15-day disabled list Thursday due to a right quadriceps strain. The veteran outfielder is on the disabled list for a second time this season due to a right quad strain. He missed 31 games from June 9-July 16 due to the injury. The Cardinals..." July 30

  • 2h
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    One AL exec believes #Dodgers *still* trying to add a starting pitcher, even after the 13-player deal.

  • Braves trade Alex Wood, Jose Peraza, others to Dodgers in 3-team, 13-player deal

    Alabama "The Atlanta Braves continue to show that no one in their organization is untouchable. The Braves are on the verge of consummating a 3-team, 12-player trade that will send starting pitchers Alex Wood and Bronson Arroyo, relievers Jim Johnson and Luis Avilan and infield prospect Jose Peraza to..." July 30

  • Michael Pineda Placed On DL With Forearm Strain, Could Miss A Month

    CBS New York "Michael Pineda has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right flexor forearm muscle strain. According to CBSSports.com/WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Yankees’ starting pitcher has a Grade 1 strain and could miss up to a month. Manager Joe Girardi told WFAN’s Joe Benigno..." July 30

  • 3h
    Jason Lieser @PBPjasonlieser

    From a non-traded Marlin: "This is some of the stupidest f------ s--- I've ever seen today. On the field, off the field, all of it."

  • 6h
    Jenifer Langosch @LangoschMLB

    Matt Holliday, of course, has been placed on the 15-day DL. #STLCards

  • 4h
    Phillies @Phillies

    RHP Aaron Harang has been reinstated from the 15-day DL. He will take the vacant roster spot left by the Jonathan Papelbon trade.

  • Red Sox Designate Daniel Nava

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Red Sox have designated outfielder/first baseman Daniel Nava for assignment, Alex Speier of the Boston Globe reports on Twitter. He lost as spot as the club moved to add bullpen depth to its active roster. Nava, 32, put up strong results in fairly extensive playing time over each of the..." July 30

  • 7h
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Tigers working to trade Joakim Soria, as well, but source says it does not appear he is going to Jays in Price deal.

  • Agent, Brewers dispute claims that Carlos Gomez has hip issue

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Both Brewers general manager Doug Melvin and agent Scott Boras disputed the notion Thursday morning that centerfielder Carlos Gomez has a hip issue serious enough to flunk a medical review. The Brewers thought they had a deal with the Mets on Wednesday evening to send Gomez to New York in..." July 30

  • Cardinals land Brandon Moss from Indians

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "A few hours after their left fielder Matt Holliday sustained his second leg injury of the season, the Cardinals moved swiftly to complete a deal with Cleveland that brings them lefthanded-hitting outfielder Brandon Moss. The deal was confirmed Thursday morning by The Post-Dispatch's Bernie..." July 30

  • John Farrell admits Pablo Sandoval's weight needs addressing

    ESPN "When an unflattering photo of new Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval, belly bulging, appeared on a Boston internet website before the official start of spring training, manager John Farrell was quick to rush to his defense, claiming that the player's weight was not an issue for the..." July 30

  • Phillies finalizing Cole Hamels trade to Rangers

    CSN Philly "The Phillies on Wednesday night pulled off a huge trade, sending World Series hero and homegrown ace Cole Hamels to the Texas Rangers for six players. Neither team confirmed the deal, but multiple sources did confirm it to CSNPhilly.com. An official announcement is expected on Thursday after..." July 30

  • Cardinals strike $1-billion TV deal with FOX Sports

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Capitalizing on their history of success and baseball’s skyrocketing value as real-time TV, the Cardinals have reached a deal with Fox Sports Midwest that will guarantee the team more than $1 billion and assert for years to come their televised presence in a broad, devoted region. The team and..." July 30

  • Mets say trade for Carlos Gomez isn't happening now

    New York Daily News "Mets GM Sandy Alderson has said that the reported trade for Carlos Gomez - which would have sent Wilmer Flores and Zack Wheeler to the Brewers for Carlos Gomez has not and "will not" happen. The general manager was emphatic no deal had happened, despite multiple reports to the contrary, blaming..." July 30

  • Pirates trade for right-hander Joe Blanton from Kansas

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Pirates acquired right-hander Joe Blanton from the Kansas City Royals early this morning in exchange for cash considerations. Blanton, 34, was designated for assignment Tuesday when the Royals traded for Johnny Cueto. He is making $1 million this season. " July 30

  • 11h
    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The #Brewers rejected the #Mets trade because of concerns over Wheeler"s physical and still plan to trade Gomez by Friday.

  • Dodgers and Marlins agree to trade, but deal held up, source says

    ESPN Los Angeles "The Marlins agreed Wednesday to trade pitcher Mat Latos and first baseman Michael Morse to the NL West-leading Dodgers for three minor league pitchers, but the deal apparently has been held up over player medical exams. The trade agreement between the teams was confirmed by ESPNLosAngeles.com's..." July 30

  • 12h
    ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

    Albert Pujols: only player in MLB history to have 13 30-HR seasons within first 15 seasons of his career

  • Gallardo says trade rumors no distraction

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Rangers right-hander Yovani Gallardo is no stranger to the business side of baseball. As an ace with the Milwaukee Brewers he was often the target of trade deadline speculation but nothing ever happened. Then, when he was least expecting it, he was traded to play for his hometown team this past..." July 30

  • Astros, Padres gaining steam in trade talks

    Houston Chronicle "The Astros and Padres gained steam in talks about pitching Wednesday, a person familiar with the situation said. However, nothing was in the red zone yet,as the Astros continue to talk to many teams, several sources close to the process said. San Diego closer Craig Kimbrel and starting..." July 30

  • 20h
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Mets backed out of trade due to concern over hip issue with #Brewers’ Gomez.

  • Mets' Wilmer Flores brought to tears on the fied after allegedly being traded

    Sun Times "For those in management, baseball is a business. But for the players involved in the game it is so much more. Mets infielder Wilmer Flores put that on display Wednesday night after he was allegedly traded from the Mets to Milwaukee. The trade, sending Flores and Zack Wheeler to the Brewers in..." July 30

  • LA Dodgers on verge of 6-player haul in 3-team trade

    MLB.com "The Dodgers' pending acquisition of starting pitcher Mat Latos and outfielder Michael Morse from Miami has turned into a three-team blockbuster. If the trade is completed, the Dodgers will reportedly receive Latos and Morse as well as Atlanta starting pitcher Alex Wood, closer Jim Johnson,..." July 30

  • 22h
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    In David Price talks, #Tigers like #SFGiants pitching prospects, source says: Beede, Biagini, Marte at Double-A; Mella at high Class A.

  • Joe Maddon tells Starlin Castro 'you're not getting traded'

    ESPN Chicago "Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was assured by manager Joe Maddon he wouldn't be traded during a meeting on Tuesday night after Castro was double-switched out of a 7-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies. "I said, 'You're not getting traded,'" Maddon recalled. "Just relax and play. And don't worry about..." July 30

  • Tigers Preparing To “Reboot,” Listening On Price, Cespedes

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Tigers appear to be lining up for a sale, as Jayson Stark of ESPN.com tweets that the team is telling rivals that they are “rebooting.” Detroit is reportedly ready to listen on David Price, Yoenis Cespedes, and other pieces. " July 29

  • Joe Carter I'm Honored to Be In Drake Beef ... My Kid Thinks I'm Cool!

    TMZ "MLB legend Joe Carter says he's "honored" to have been injected into the Drake vs. Meek Mill feud -- saying it's AWESOME that Drake used his image to go after Meek because "My kids feel I'm legit now." Backstory -- Drake used an ICONIC image of Carter's Game 6 walk off homerun that lifted the..." July 29

  • Padres like Cubs power prospect Javier Baez; teams have talked

    CBS Sports "The Padres, looking for shortstop, infielders, lefty bats and young controllable pieces while soliciting offers for just about anyone, have talked to the Padres about slugging prospect Javier Baez. There's potential for a match with the Padres, and the sides have had discussions in recent..." July 29

  • Chris Capuano designated for assignment by the Yankees

    Hardball Talk "Chris Capuano failed to make it out of the first inning in Tuesday’s start and now the Yankees have decided to part ways with the veteran left-hander, designating him for assignment. Capuano pitched reasonably well for the Red Sox and Yankees last season, but he allowed 26 runs in 31 innings..." July 29

  • 1d
    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The #Rangers now clear-cut favorites to land #Phillies Hamels since the #Dodgers would prefer #Tigers Price, believing they could keep him.

  • 1d
    Jim Bowden @JimBowden_ESPN

    Tyson Ross #Padres has become #BlueJays top trade target bc of stuff and years of control but #Padres hesitant to move him #TradeDeadline

  • Three Yankees minor league pitchers suspended for steroids

    Hardball Talk "Good old Stanozolol is back! New York Yankees Minor League right-handed pitchers Anderson Acevedo, Anthoniris Santana and Carlos Santana have each received a 72-game suspension after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, which is basically old fashioned anabolic steroids." July 29

  • Giants' reportedly fading from Cole Hamels chase

    McCovey Chronicles "Are your hopes up for Cole Hamels? I gotta admit, mine are too. I'm not going to propose a fake trade that would get it done -- fake trades make the Earth cry -- but I can squint and see a fit. If the Rangers get Tyson Ross or another, cheaper pitcher, the Red Sox move on, and the Phillies aren't..." July 29

  • Mets still seeking big bat; Upton, CarGo, Gomez, Parra, Bruce work

    CBS Sports "The Mets have enhanced their inconsistent offense with the additions of Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson but still have their sights clearly on a big bat, with Justin Upton, Carlos Gonzalez, Carlos Gomez, Gerardo Parra and Jay Bruce among the better targets. The Mets, now only a game out of first..." July 29

  • 1d
    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The #Dodgers, #Yankees and #BlueJays poised to have an all-out bidding war of prospects for #Tigers David Price, once they get the go-ahead.

  • The Cubs-Sox Trade that Would Rock Chicago and MLB

    The Sports Post "In a two-team baseball town, clubs are often reluctant to trade with each other, fearing the potential repercussions if one bests the other. In Chicago, that premise especially holds true with fans of both the Cubs and White Sox. I think I have a trade that works out for both teams, though I’m..." July 29

  • 1d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Do not know why Kershaw is being scratched. Safe to assume that he is not getting traded.

  • 1d
    Ryan Lawrence @ryanlawrence21

    Aaron Harang will start for Phillies tomorrow vs. Atlanta. He had originally been on tap for a rehab start today.

  • Drew Storen doesn’t sound happy about the Jonathan Papelbon acquisition

    Hardball Talk "Here are Nationals’ former closer Drew Storen’s comments regarding the Jonathan Papelbon trade. You know, the trade that made him the former Nats closer: “All I’m going to say is, I’m aware of the move and I’ve talked to Mike about it. I’ve talked to my agent about it,” Storen said. “We’ve had..." July 29