The Pittsburgh Pirates have finally found a deal they like for starting pitcher Gerrit Cole, and the right-hander couldn’t ask for a better place to end up if winning is a priority.
The MLB free agent market has been slow to develop for various reasons, but with pitchers and catchers reporting in a little over a month, odds are that things will pick up sooner rather than later.
The Boston Red Sox have reportedly drawn a line in the sand on J.D. Martinez’s contract talks.
The Houston Astros are looking for another ace, and one option they have explored is a trade for Gerrit Cole, according to a report.
Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco has drawn a suspension from his hometown team in the Dominican Republic due to his partying.
The San Diego Padres may be dipping into the Japanese market to add some relief.
The free agent market for outfielder Lorenzo Cain could be heating up, with the Texas Rangers and Milwaukee Brewers cited as teams interested in signing the center fielder.
The San Francisco Giants have had trade talks with the Pittsburgh Pirates surrounding Andrew McCutchen, according to a report.