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01-28

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Rumor Roundup: Only Half Of These Rumors Concern Kevin Correia
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Daniel Rathman

01-27

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Rumor Roundup: The Dodgers + Yoan Moncada Is So Obvious
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Daniel Rathman

01-23

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Rumor Roundup: Everth Cabrera is a Wanted Man
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Daniel Rathman

01-21

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Rumor Roundup: The World Is Drunk On Burke Badenhop Rumors
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Daniel Rathman

01-19

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Rumor Roundup: Big Yields Shields
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Daniel Rathman

01-14

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Rumor Roundup: One Of Alexi Ogando And Max Scherzer Likely To Sign Next Week
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Daniel Rathman

01-13

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Rumor Roundup: Three Stories About NL West Teams Pursuing Pitching
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01-12

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Rumor Roundup: Tigers Talk Big About Scherzer
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01-07

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Rumor Roundup: Flushing Out Their Arms
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Daniel Rathman

01-06

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Rumor Roundup: Rasmus All About the Orioles?
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Daniel Rathman

01-05

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Rumor Roundup: Haren Not Feeling Fish
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Daniel Rathman

12-30

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Rumor Roundup: Blue Jays Interested in This Francisco Rodriguez Fun Fact
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Daniel Rathman

12-29

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Rumor Roundup: Tigers Like Tiger, Tigers Say
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Daniel Rathman

12-23

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Rumor Roundup: Troy Tulowitzki Won't Be a Met... Maybe
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12-19

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Transaction Analysis: Bringing the Band Back Together... Again
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Daniel Rathman and Wilson Karaman

12-19

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Rumor Roundup: Kenta Maeda Will Not Be Appearing In This Feature (Beyond Today)
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Daniel Rathman

12-16

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Rumor Roundup: It's Hard To Make Dan Haren Happy
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Daniel Rathman

12-15

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Rumor Roundup: The Slugging Korean Shortstop, Or Perhaps Non-Slugging Third Baseman
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Daniel Rathman

12-12

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Rumor Roundup: Remember James Shields?
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Daniel Rathman

12-11

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Rumor Roundup: Yoenis Cespedes Is Always Good, Fit
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Daniel Rathman

12-10

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Rumor Roundup: A Dayton Moore-Atlanta Connection?
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Daniel Rathman

12-08

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Rumor Roundup: Interested Teams Are Way In On Chen
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Daniel Rathman

12-05

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Rumor Roundup: The Least Likely Melky Cabrera Suitor
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Daniel Rathman

12-02

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Rumor Roundup: Lester's New Home Won't Be His New Home
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Daniel Rathman

12-01

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Rumor Roundup: A Shark in Sox?
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11-25

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Rumor Roundup: Revenge is a Dish Best Served Immediately
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11-24

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Rumor Roundup: If Step One Is Making Betances Closer, What's Step Two?
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Daniel Rathman

11-21

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Rumor Roundup: Upton and Ubaldo in One Ugly Rumor
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Daniel Rathman

11-18

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Rumor Roundup: Are the Jays Preparing to Splurge?
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Daniel Rathman

11-17

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Rumor Roundup: Will Cubs Rustle Martin?
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Daniel Rathman

09-29

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What You Need to Know: September 29, 2014
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09-26

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What You Need to Know: September 26, 2014
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09-23

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What You Need to Know: September 23, 2014
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09-22

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What You Need to Know: September 22, 2014
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09-18

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What You Need to Know: September 18, 2014
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09-16

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What You Need to Know: September 16, 2014
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09-15

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What You Need to Know: September 15, 2014
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09-10

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What You Need to Know: September 10, 2014
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09-09

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What You Need to Know: September 9, 2014
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09-08

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What You Need to Know: Sept. 8, 2014
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09-05

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What You Need to Know: September 5, 2014
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09-03

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What You Need to Know: September 3, 2014
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08-28

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What You Need to Know: August 28, 2014
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08-27

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What You Need to Know: August 27, 2014
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08-25

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What You Need to Know: August 25, 2014
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08-21

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What You Need to Know: August 21, 2014
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08-20

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What You Need to Know: August 20, 2014
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08-18

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What You Need to Know: August 18, 2014
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08-15

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What You Need to Know: August 15, 2014
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08-14

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What You Need to Know: August 14, 2014
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December 1, 2014 5:34 am

Rumor Roundup: A Shark in Sox?

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With whom will the A's next blockbuster be? And one team drops out of the Headley chase.

A’s open to trading Jeff Samardzija

Black Friday was just rolling along, into the primetime television hours on the East Coast and a little before dinnertime out West, when this bombshell hit Twitter timelines nationwide:

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November 25, 2014 4:38 am

Rumor Roundup: Revenge is a Dish Best Served Immediately

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The Giants could get back at the Red Sox, who might also be in the mix for Cole Hamels. Meanwhile, John Jaso might soon have access to cheap prescription pills.

Could Giants pivot to Jon Lester?

Pablo Sandoval has shipped up to Boston, opening up both the third-base position in San Francisco and some $20 million in the club’s annual budget for 2015-2019. But according to San Francisco Chronicle beat writer Hank Schulman, the Giants might not use their newfound financial wiggle room to replace the Panda at the hot corner:

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The Yankees are looking at top setup men, the Panda might be moving soon, and Matt Joyce is available. Would his power be part of the package?

Yankees eyeing Jason Grilli as Plan B
After fanning 96 batters in 64 innings as the Yankees closer in 2014, David Robertson is in line for a hefty payday. Sources told WFAN beat reporter Sweeny Murti that the 29-year-old can expect to receive $13 million a year for either three or four years, for a total outlay of $39-52 million.


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November 21, 2014 6:00 am

Rumor Roundup: Upton and Ubaldo in One Ugly Rumor

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Plus: The Phillies might have moved on from a Cuban slugger, and the Nationals have multiple starters they could trade.

Phillies no longer covet Yasmany Tomas?
Along with news from CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman that the Cuban slugger might head to San Diego for next month’s Winter Meetings comes this nugget from MLB.com’s Paul Hagen: the Phillies, once perceived as the favorites to land Tomas, may be cooling on the idea.


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November 18, 2014 4:14 am

Rumor Roundup: Are the Jays Preparing to Splurge?

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2014 Blue Jays : Free Agency :: 2012 Blue Jays : Trading ?

Russell Martin is already in tow. But if there’s fire to go with the smoke below, there might be a whole lot more to come.

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The return of the offseason Rumor Roundup: News on Russell Martin, Torri Hunter, and Hisashi Iwakuma.

Welcome back to Rumor Roundup!

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September 29, 2014 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: September 29, 2014

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The final day of the season has more drama than we were expecting; the Monday after the season, however, will have far less than we were hoping. That, plus a number of players who hit significant milestones.

Last year, the Marlins finished the regular season with a no-hitter by Henderson Alvarez. This year, with Jordan Zimmermann and the Nationals doing the honors, the shoe was on the other foot.

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September 26, 2014 2:50 am

What You Need to Know: September 26, 2014

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Derek Jeter manages a hell of a send-off at Yankee Stadium, the playoff races are winding to a close, and previews from the final weekend of regular-season action.

The Thursday Takeaway
A tie game in the bottom of the ninth inning. A fast runner on second base. The stage was set. For this:


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September 23, 2014 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: September 23, 2014

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Lots of good pitching, occasional horrible pitching, and long, LONG game highlight yesterday's action.

The Monday Takeaway

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September 22, 2014 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: September 22, 2014

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The Tigers and Royals play one of the games of the year, while the rest of the wild card races have exciting weekends.

From good pitching to timely hitting, questionable bunting to controversial umpiring—and on the heels of the early excitement, a dose of late-inning drama—Saturday’s American League Central battle between the Tigers and Royals had it all.

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September 18, 2014 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: September 18, 2014

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The Angels get to celebrate, the Dodgers get Coors'd, the Giants and Royals close gaps, and Brandon McCarthy is immaculate.

One of the reasons Dodgers manager Don Mattingly chose Carlos Frias to take the place of the injured Hyun-jin Ryu for yesterday’s start at Coors Field is that the left-hander “has been a strike thrower.” True to form, Frias notched strikes with nearly two-thirds of his pitches on Wednesday and did not walk a batter. But the good news ended there.

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September 16, 2014 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: September 16, 2014

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Jacob deGrom punctuates his ROY bid and ties a record in the process; the Rizzo/Cashner trade pays off in a big way, for both sides; the Royals and Tigers hold the line.

What’s a good way for a pitcher to try to wrap up his league’s Rookie of the Year award? How about starting a game with eight consecutive strikeouts to tie a record previously held by Jim Deshaies? That’s the route Jacob deGrom chose.

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