Rounding up the headlines from the opening weekend of the 2021 MLB season.
Of MLB Trade Rumors’ top 50 free agents this offseason, only four remain unsigned: Jake Odorizzi, Cole Hamels, Rick Porcello and Jackie Bradley Jr.
Starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi is one of the top free agents this offseason. Moving at a glacial pace, there has been little news about Odorizzi this offseason despite fellow starts, including Charlie Morton and Drew Smyly, landing contracts.
Projected for around $10 million in arbitration, the Minnesota Twins opted not to tender a contract to slugging outfielder Eddie Rosario. Rosario becomes a free agent, joining fellow hard-hitting outfielders like Kyle Schwarber and Joc Pederson on the market.
Six-time All-Star and four-time Silver Slugger award winner Nelson Cruz is hitting the free agency market once again.
As first reported by ESPN's Jeff Passan, The Boston Red Sox traded their star outfielder to the Los Angeles Dodgers, while the Dodgers dealt young center fielder Alex Verdugo to Boston and Kenta Maeda to the Minnesota Twins, who also joined to make it a three-team trade.
Remember when the Minnesota Twins won the AL Central division in 2019 in convincing fashion? They are more than ready to take the next step, especially after their latest move.
Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price has been the target of trade discussions, as reported by ESPN's Jeff Passan.
The 2019 MLB free agent class will go down in history with a great deal of star pitching and many teams with obvious needs on the mound. Most eyes are on Gerrit Cole, Stephen Strasburg and Madison Bumgarner – two World Series MVPs and a total of three generational aces.
We’re getting the most competitive AL wildcard race since 2017 but what most fans are interested in remains which teams will eventually end up playing in the play-in game on October 2nd. And what better time to evaluate the teams’ chances than when September is right round the corner?
The Minnesota Twins were leading the division by 11 games as the calendar turned to June. It seemed the Cleveland Indians were being exposed for winning a weak, uncompetitive division in the past three seasons since their World Series trip.
Minnesota Twins were disappointed to finish under .500 last season and will be eyeing a run at the second wildcard in 2019.