Mark Melancon RUMORS & NEWS

  • Giants, Nationals make 4-year offers to Melancon

    KNBR "After blowing a league high 30 saves last season, Giants general manager Bobby Evans has made it clear time and again this offseason that finding a closer is priority number one. It would appear Evans finally has his target, with Jon Heyman of MLB Network reporting on Saturday evening that the..." December 04

  • How top closers available Chapman, Jansen, Melancon get their outs

    CBS Sports "Over the weekend, the Cardinals signed left-handed reliever Brett Cecil to a surprising four-year deal worth more than $30 million. That contract inspired curiosity; if a good setup man is receiving so much, then how rich are the elite closers -- Aroldis Chapman, Kenley Jansen, and Mark Melancon..." November 22

  • Rockies, Mark Melancon have 'mutual interest' in deal

    ESPN "Could the allure of returning home entice Mark Melancon to sign with the Colorado Rockies? According to John Perrotto of FanRag Sports, the 31-year-old closer and the Rockies are said to have “mutual interest” in a deal. Melancon is a native of nearby Wheat Ridge, Colorado, and was a three-star..." November 12

  • Giants reportedly meeting with Mark Melancon

    Larry Brown Sports "After an epic bullpen implosion doomed them this past postseason, the San Francisco Giants are trying to avoid a repeat performance in 2017. According to a report by Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports on Friday, Washington Nationals free agent closer Mark Melancon is in San Francisco for an in-person..." November 12

  • Nationals fill bullpen need by acquiring Pirates closer Mark Melancon

    Yahoo! Sports "The Washington Nationals have landed the bullpen piece they’ve been searching for at this year’s trade deadline. According to Fox Sports Ken Rosenthal, the Nationals have a struck a deal to acquire Pittsburgh Pirates closer Mark Melancon. Rosenthal is also reporting that southpaw Felipe Rivero..." July 30

  • Nats reportedly talking to Pirates about Mark Melancon

    Federal Baseball "Pittsburgh Pirates' closer Mark Melancon had a streak of 23-straight converted save opportunities snapped when Daniel Murphy, who'd been dealing with a hamstring injury, hit a two-out, two-strike pinch hit homer off the reliever back on July 17th. Dusty Baker told reporters after the game that..." July 30

  • Giants among teams in the mix for Pirates closer Melancon

    CSN Bay Area "The Giants traded for speedy All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez on Thursday, but they might not be done as Sunday's July 31 trade deadline approaches. San Francisco is reportedly in the mix for Pirates closer Mark Melancon, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal. The Indians and Nationals are..." July 29

  • Should the Pirates trade Mark Melancon?

    Bucs Dugout "Thanks, everyone, for your questions. Feel free to keep asking them. OzPirate18: Is the time right to trade Mark Melancon? Neftali Feliz or Tony Watson would do fine job closing. With the value of the qualifying offer increasing next season, he could walk for nothing. Just to be clear, it's..." July 29