Monday Dec 9
Fish Bites: Miami loses out on reliever Chad Qualls
The Miami Marlins were hoping to resign free agent reliever Chad Qualls after a quietly productive 2013 campaign, but lost the chance after he signed with the Astros.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Miami Marlins - TeamReport
Saltalamacchia was a solid performer in helping Boston get to the World Series this year, batting a career-high .273 with 14 homers and 65 RBIs in 121 regular-season games.
Grading Newest Wave of MLB Major Offseason Transactions
Teams evidently didn't want to wait until the second week of December to complete major offseason transactions.
Morning Marquee 12/6
New Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria addressed the media for the first time at Wrigley Field over a month after his hiring.
MLB Hot Stove: Rafael Furcal signs with Marlins, further limiting the shortstop market for Mets
On the day following the Mets' final game of the 2013 regular season, when manager Terry Collins was officially retained for 2014, general manager Sandy Alderson mentioned he hoped to upgrade at shortstop this winter.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Rafael Furcal agrees to deal with Marlins: Report
In this file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Rafael Furcal bunts against the Philadelphia Phillies during the 1st inning in Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series Monday, Oct. 13, 2008, in Los Angeles.
Marlins agree to one-year deal with Rafael Furcal
UPDATE: Juan C. Rodriguez of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel hears that Furcal will receive $3.5 million on the one-year deal in additional to playing time incentives.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
St. Louis Cardinals Players Destined for Bounceback 2014 Seasons
The St. Louis Cardinals fell short of their 12th World Series title to Boston , but the National League champions will recharge their batteries and prepare for what many hope to be another deep run next fall.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Bleed Cubbie Blue
MLB Bullets Is Thankful For The Twins
It's the calm before the storm as the hot stove league is still sleeping off the holiday.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Nationals Rumors: From Robinson Cano To Rafael Furcal
While one report out of New York listed Washington as a team with interest should Robinson Cano end up signing with someone other than the Yankees, no one out there seems to think there's much chance Cano leaves his home for the last nine seasons.
Rafael Furcal could be a perfect fit for Boston Red Sox
If Will Middlebrooks and Xander Bogaerts are both to get every-day playing time for the Red Sox in 2014, signing a veteran utility player makes sense.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
New York Mets' Best Shortstop Fallback Options Following Recent Signing
The New York Mets came into this offseason with a number of holes and/or question marks surrounding their pending 2014 roster.
Top Alternatives for MLB Buyers Who Missed out on Priority Targets
Though the winter meetings remain out on the horizon, there has already been a flurry of free-agent activity.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Cardinals close to adding Jhonny PeraltaCardinals close to adding...
The St. Louis Cardinals are on the verge of upgrading a position that haunted them throughout the playoffs, as they're nearing agreement on a four-year contract with free agent shortstop Jhonny Peralta.
What Should the Mets do at Shortstop?
It was reported last night that free agent shortstop Jhonny Peralta was on the verge of agreeing to a multiyear deal with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Cardinals, Jhonny Peralta close to a deal
In 107 games for the Tigers in 2013, Peralta, 31, hit .303 with a .358 OBP and an .815 OPS, 11 home runs and 55 RBI in 448 plate appearances.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
10 Sleeper MLB Free Agents Who Will Make Big Lineup Impacts
While this winter's MLB free-agent class may not be the deepest in recent memory, there are a number of impact bats that will no doubt receive significant paydays.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
St. Louis Cardinals Make Most Important Offseason Move
Most of the hot stove talk about the St. Louis Cardinals this offseason has focused on who they will acquire to upgrade the shortstop position.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Deep Left Field
Plan B for Asdrubal Cabrera
For the longest time, we have been suggesting that the Indians make a move that involves Asdrubal Cabrera .