Reports: Saints Trade Jimmy Graham To Seahawks

As first reported by Fox Sports' Jay Glazer, the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints have reached a trade agreement that will send all-pro tight end Jimmy Graham and a fourth-round pick to Seattle in exchange for a first-round pick and center Max Unger. » 3/10/15 3:45pm 3/10/15 3:45pm

Goran Dragic Is Not Hiding His Disdain For The Phoenix Suns

Suns point guard Goran Dragic isn't the first player to ever forcefully request a trade, but most guys in that particular situation tend to keep their public comments as vanilla as possible—"I just want to play basketball, that's all I care about"—while maneuvering behind the scenes. Not Goran Dragic! » 2/18/15 3:37pm 2/18/15 3:37pm

James Shields and the Padres have reportedly agreed on a four-year deal, and it looks like it'll be the largest contract San Diego has ever handed out. Shields joins a new-look Padres team that includes Justin Upton, Wil Myers, Will Middlebrooks, Matt Kemp, and Derek Norris. » 2/09/15 9:02am 2/09/15 9:02am

Padres Trade For Justin Upton, Are All The Way Out Here

The San Diego Padres continue to be very committed to making baseball fans everywhere mutter, "The shit is going on with the Padres?" on a daily basis. Today, the team traded a package of young players to the Braves for Justin "The Good Upton" Upton. » 12/19/14 11:34am 12/19/14 11:34am

Report: Matt Kemp Trade Held Up Because He Has Old-Lady Hips

The Padres were all set to add two big new pieces to their outfield with Wil Myers and Matt Kemp both coming in via semi-blockbuster trades, but the Kemp deal has hit a last-minute snag, thanks to the 30-year-old's arthritic hips. » 12/18/14 1:00pm 12/18/14 1:00pm

What Are The Dodgers Even Doing?

These aren't your father's Dodgers. Hell, these aren't the same Dodgers from when you went to bed. Andrew Friedman has been busy at his first Winter Meetings representing a team with resources, and he has revamped the Dodgers roster—well, basically overnight. » 12/11/14 10:10am 12/11/14 10:10am

Cubs Sign Jon Lester, Are Really Going For It

Late last night, Yahoo's Jeff Passan reported that the Chicago Cubs signed Jon Lester to a six-year, $155 million deal. According to Passan, the Cubs managed to snag Lester by outbidding the Red Sox, who most everyone thought was the favorite to land Lester, by $20 million. The Cubs, it appears, are ready to try and… » 12/10/14 9:01am 12/10/14 9:01am

Reports: Red Sox To Sign Hanley Ramirez And Pablo Sandoval

It appears the Red Sox will not content themselves with just one premier free agent signing; credible reports have Boston inking both Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval to five-year deals, to be finalized as early as today. » 11/24/14 8:40am 11/24/14 8:40am

Braves Trade Jason Heyward To The Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have traded pitchers Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins to the Atlanta Braves in exchange for outfielder Jason Heyward and pitcher Jordan Walden. » 11/17/14 1:07pm 11/17/14 1:07pm

Do Baseball Salaries Have "Precious Little" To Do With Ability?

This post originally ran on Phil Birnbaum's sabermetric blog. It is reprinted here with permission. » 10/31/14 12:33pm 10/31/14 12:33pm

Bartolo Colon and his giant, old self are coming to the National League. The Mets just inked Colon to a two-year, $20 million contract. This is great news for all of us, because now we get to watch Bartolo Colon hit. [CBS Sports] » 12/11/13 6:41pm 12/11/13 6:41pm

Yankees Sign Jacoby Ellsbury To Seven-Year Deal, Because They Can

The New York Yankees have reportedly signed Jacoby Ellsbury, because eat it. They don't care. The Yankees get who they want. (Unless it's Cliff Lee.) » 12/03/13 9:10pm 12/03/13 9:10pm

Denny McLain Says "Domestic Issues" Drove Prince Fielder Out Of Detroit

Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Denny McLain hinted at some darker, less savory reasons for why the team traded first baseman Prince Fielder today on the Michigan radio show Doctor & Bentley. His comments are definitely suggestive, though it's not exactly clear what he's trying to get at. » 11/21/13 4:20pm 11/21/13 4:20pm

Jeffrey Loria Told Jose Reyes To "Get A Nice House In Miami" Four Days…

We knew that the Marlins had given Jose Reyes "verbal assurances" that they wouldn't trade him, but yesterday brought a new report about the exact content of those promises and when the Marlins were making them. In particular, walking pair of conspicuously expensive sunglasses Jeffrey Loria told Jose Reyes to buy a… » 2/16/13 12:20pm 2/16/13 12:20pm

Torii Hunter Seems A Little Bitter About That Josh Hamilton Contract

Torii Hunter should be feeling good these days. He's coming off of a terrific season and he just signed a two-year, $26 million contract with the AL champion Detroit Tigers. Not bad for a 37-year-old outfielder! » 12/13/12 4:35pm 12/13/12 4:35pm

The Angels Sign Josh Hamilton, Have A Terrifying Lineup

Josh Hamilton is officially an Angel after agreeing to a five-year, $125 million deal with the team. The Angels now have a lineup that is built around the best player in baseball in Mike Trout, and two guys who are still capable of claiming that title as their own in Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton. The rest of the… » 12/13/12 3:25pm 12/13/12 3:25pm

The Miami Marlins Are A Hilarious Disgrace

Here is what has happened in the last year of the Miami Marlins, formerly d/b/a Florida Marlins: They swindled the citizens of Miami for a new stadium and drew the SEC's notice. They filched Jose Reyes from a franchise that has actual fans but no money and a municipal government that refuses to be robbed blind. They… » 11/13/12 7:07pm 11/13/12 7:07pm