MLB rumors

Manny Machado
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Scott McLaughlin
February 19, 2019 - 1:03 pm
Finally, one of baseball's two big-name free agents has a new home. According to multiple reports , Manny Machado has agreed to a 10-year, $300 million deal with the San Diego Padres. The deal, which is the largest for a free agent in the history of American sports, reportedly has an opt-out the 26...
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Connor Donahue
July 24, 2018 - 10:26 am
The Red Sox may be looking for "big dogs" at the deadline, but their depleted farm system might say otherwise. Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reported that Red Sox executives Frank Wren and Allaird Baird have been scouring the market for relievers. One scout said they’re looking for the “big dogs.” The "...
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Torey Lovullo
John Tomase
October 17, 2016 - 8:07 am
With Mike Hazen departing to become general manager of the Diamondbacks, the natural followup is if he'll take Torey Lovullo with him as manager. Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski, speaking on a conference call Monday, made it clear he won't deny him the chance. "I'll be...
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Jonathan Papelbon
John Tomase
August 16, 2016 - 6:15 am
According to a source with knowledge of his thinking, former Red Sox reliever Jonathan Papelbon will make a decision on where to play in the next 24 hours and is drawing "strong interest" from across the league, colleague Rob Bradford reports. It should come as no surprise that multiple teams are...
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Former Padres lefty Drew Pomeranz joined the Red Sox in New York on Sunday. (Jake Roth/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
July 17, 2016 - 3:37 pm
NEW YORK -- Drew Pomeranz woke up one week ago in San Diego, where he was preparing to represent the Padres as they hosted the All-Star Game. Life was good. Then came the kind of upheaval that would throw most players for a loop with Wednesday's news that the Red Sox had acquired him to boost their...
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