MLB Trade Rumors

Cameron Maybin’s name has emerged as part of trade discussions between the Tigers and Cubs, the Athletic’s Eno Sarris and Brittany Ghiroli report (subscription required).  Maybin would be a pure rental piece, as the outfielder is only signed through the 2020 season and is owed roughly $280K for the remaining month of action. Now a
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The Tigers have shut down pitching prospects Matt Manning and Alex Faedo for the remainder of the season, GM Alex Avila announced to reporters (including Chris McCosky of the Detroit News).  Both right-handers have been diagnosed with right forearm strains, though Avila emphasized that four different specialists examined the pair to ensure that there was
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By Mark Polishuk | August 22, 2020 at 9:15pm CDT The latest minor moves from around the baseball world… The Tigers outrighted infielder Dawel Lugo to their alternate training site, the team announced.  Lugo cleared waivers after being designated for assignment earlier this week.  Lugo saw semi-regular action for Detroit in 2019 but hasn’t hit
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The Tigers announced a series of roster moves Wednesday, formally selecting the contract of right-hander Casey Mize (as had been previously announced) and also selecting the contract of outfielder Jorge Bonifacio. They’ll both join the big league roster. Righty Dario Agrazal and first baseman C.J. Cron have also been transferred from the 10-day injured list
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By Anthony Franco | August 16, 2020 at 12:06pm CDT Some pitching notes from around baseball: Rays’ right-hander Charlie Morton came out of a twenty-pitch bullpen session feeling well, reports Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. He’s seemingly on track to return next weekend, Topkin adds. The 36-year-old was placed on the 10-day injured list
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By TC Zencka | August 15, 2020 at 12:22pm CDT Detroit Tigers’ starter Ivan Nova is headed to the 10-day injured list with right triceps tendinitis, the team announced. Right-hander Anthony Castro has been recalled to fill the roster spot. Nova, 29, was brought in this winter to provide a veteran and reliable presence in
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Former major league right-hander Alex Wilson has retired, Robert Murray reports. The 33-year-old will join the Ballengee Group as an advisor, per Murray. Wilson, a second-round pick of the Red Sox in 2009, debuted in 2013 and generated solid results with Boston over a combined 56 innings through 2014. But Wilson wasn’t long for the
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The Cardinals’ next scheduled matchup will be postponed, per a league announcement. The team had been set to resume play on Thursday in a doubleheader against the Tigers. This is only the latest in a string of cancellations that have threatened the viability of the 2020 season for the venerable St. Louis organization. The club
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By Connor Byrne | August 10, 2020 at 9:57pm CDT Left-hander Cole Hamels, whom the Braves placed on the 45-day injured list July 23, still has not thrown off a mound during his recovery from a triceps problem, Mark Bowman of MLB.com tweets. The Braves remain hopeful Hamels will pitch this year, though, per manager
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Tigers first baseman C.J. Cron hit the injured list due to a left knee sprain yesterday, and the outlook on the slugger doesn’t appear good. Cron spoke with Tigers beat reporters today, revealing that surgery to repair a ligament in his knee will likely be required (Twitter links via Evan Woodbery of MLive.com and Jason
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