With only a few weeks left until baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline, rumours surrounding almost every team are making news.
Here’s the latest rumours from the around the league:
The Tigers are showing interest in Diamondbacks shortstop Stephen Drew and infielder Ryan Roberts, according to FoxSports.com
Josh Norris of the Trentonian hears that the White Sox are targeting Yankees pitching prospect Dellin Betances.
Yesterday, ESPN’s Buster Olney reported the Red Sox are “aggressively” in pursuit of Cubs starter Ryan Dempster. Today, Alex Speier of WEEI.com was told they are not.
Add the Washington Nationals to the list of teams interested in Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster, according to Ken Rosenthal.
Jayson Stark of ESPN.com tweets the Cubs would like to move Dempster by “the end of the week”
Bob Nightengale of USA Today suggests Justin Upton may accept a trade to one of the teams on his no-trade list. That list includes the Yankees, Cubs, Indians and Red Sox.
The Blue Jays are interested in D’Backs outfielder Justin Upton, according to Ken Rosenthal.
The Kansas City Royals have checked in on Cubs starter Matt Garza, according to cbssports.com.
The Marlins could become sellers if they don’t turn their season around. Giancarlo Stanton and Josh Johnson are two names who could be available, according to Buster Olney.
Indians manager Manny Acta told Jim Bowden the Cleveland front office is trying to get an outfield bat or starting pitcher.