Lazarito Armenteros Reportedly Not Close to a Decision

Lazarito Armenteros is reportedly not close to a decision, still mulling options. Lazarito Armenteros became eligible to sign with a team on Wednesday (Feb. 10) and the 16-year was expected to make a decision on his future by that time. Lazarito has created quite the buzz throughout the game with as few as nine teams […]

Report: Orioles Exploring Multiple Options Including Dexter Fowler

According to Jon Heyman, Dexter Fowler remains an option for the Orioles as Dan Duquette explores ways to upgrade his offense. The Orioles could sign Fowler, possibly to a two-year deal, if they are able to finalize a contract with Yovani Gallardo. Ken Rosenthal reported Thursday afternoon the Orioles and Yovani Gallardo continued working on […]

Orioles Reportedly Could Be a Fit for Dexter Fowler If Baltimore Signs Yovani Gallardo

According to a report from Ken Rosenthal that was confirmed by Roch Kubatko, Dexter Fowler is a possibility for the Orioles if Baltimore signs RHP Yovani Gallardo. Rosenthal reported Wednesday afternoon Dan Duquette would be willing to part with the Orioles second pick in the draft, currently No. 29, to sign Fowler if the team […]

White Sox Reportedly Remain Interested in OF Dexter Fowler

It’s Feb. 10, pitchers and catchers report to camps in Arizona and Florida next week and the player that hit .272/.389/.463 with a .852 OPS at the top of Joe Maddon’s lineup in the second half last season is still looking for a job. Dexter Fowler is one of the top free agents available and […]

Report: Cubs Among the Nine Teams Showing Strong Interest in Lazarito Armenteros

Jesse Sanchez confirmed Tuesday what was reported at the end of last week. The Cubs are one of the nine teams with strong interest in signing 16-year old Lazaro ‘Lazarito’ Armenteros. The Cubs, Braves, Dodgers, Padres and Phillies are among the nine teams reportedly showing strong interest in Lazarito. According to the report, Lazarito worked […]

Cubs-Rays Update: Conversations Remain Active on Pitching and for Outfielders

Jed Hoyer and Matt Silverman have acknowledged publicly they talk on a regular basis. The Cubs-Rays rumors figure to continue as long as there are players that would fill needs for both teams. And the reports connecting the two teams have picked up, again, over the last two days. The Rays are happy with their […]

Cubs Reportedly One of the Teams in the Mix for Lazarito Armenteros

The news and rumors picked up significantly around Lazarito Armenteros Wednesday. Cuban OF Lazarito Armenteros could sign with a team as soon as next week when he’s eligible on Feb. 10. There are at least nine teams “heavily involved” in the bidding for the 16-year old. And according to Jim Bowden, the Cubs are one […]

White Sox and Rangers In Play for Dexter Fowler, Cubs Reportedly a Tough Fit

Dexter Fowler is one of the top players remaining on the market, and one of only three qualifying offer free agents unsigned as Spring Training quickly approaches. It’s believed the Cubs are interested in re-signing Fowler on a short term contract, possibly a two-year deal with an opt-out after one year. The Cubs are not […]

Dexter Fowler Still Viable for Cubs

According to Bruce Levine, the Cubs and White Sox are still in on Dexter Fowler. Rick Hahn is not done with his roster and is looking to add more offense to the Sox lineup. As for the Cubs, Levine is not convinced if the Cubs were to re-sign Fowler it would mean that Jorge Soler […]

Rays Reportedly Less Likely to Make Another Trade that Includes Pitching

The Cubs and Rays could eventually matchup on a deal. Jed Hoyer and Matt Silverman feel there could be a trade at some point between the two organizations. But a deal might not take place any time soon, much less before Spring Training. Mark Topkin, beat writer for the Tampa Bay Times, was asked if […]