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About MLBTradeRumors.com

MLBTradeRumors.com is a clearinghouse for relevant, legitimate baseball rumors.  The site focuses on the hot stove – trades and free agent signings.  Rumors typically come from established journalists, and always include a link to the source material.  All 30 teams are covered.  MLBTR is written and maintained by Tim Dierkes.  Tim can be reached at dierkes@gmail.com.

MLBTR has new material 365 days a year, and attempts to post all new rumors with analysis as soon as they are available.  The site was created in November of 2005, and has grown virally.  MLBTradeRumors.com now receives over 100,000 pageviews per day.  The peak day – 736,000 pageviews -  was December 4th, 2007, the second day of baseball’s winter Meetings.  MLBTR also has an RSS feed with over 6,500 subscribers.

MLBTradeRumors.com has been praised by ESPN’s Peter Gammons, The Boston Herald’s Rob Bradford, WGN Radio’s Dave Kaplan, and many other popular media outlets.  The site is a favorite of baseball writers and fans of all ages.

MLBTradeRumors.com is not affiliated with Major League Baseball, MLB, or MLB.com.


About MLB Trade Rumors

MLB Trade Rumors is a clearinghouse for relevant, legitimate baseball rumors.  The site focuses on the hot stove – trades and free agent signings.  Rumors come from established journalists, including our own writers, and always include a link to the source material.  All 30 teams are covered.  MLBTR is written and maintained by Tim Dierkes.  You can read about Tim here, contact him here, and follow him on Twitter here.

MLBTR has new material 365 days a year, and attempts to post all rumors with analysis as soon as they are available.  The site was created as a hobby in November of 2005, and has grown virally.  MLB Trade Rumors now receives hundreds of thousands of pageviews per day.  The peak day – 4,487,005 pageviews -  was July 31st, 2014, baseball’s trade deadline.  MLBTR also has a Twitter feed with over 384,000 followers and a Facebook page with over 105,000 fans.

MLB Trade Rumors has been praised by Peter Gammons, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Chicago Tribune, USA Today, The Boston Herald, and many other major publications.  In June 2011, MLBTR was named one of TIME’s 25 best blogs of the year.  MLB Trade Rumors is a favorite of baseball writers and fans of all ages.  MLBTR is even read by baseball players, such as Dustin Pedroia, Dan Haren, C.J. Wilson, Joel HanrahanDavid AardsmaScott Hairston, Mark LoweFreddy Sanchez, Jack Wilson, Chad Qualls, Billy Butler, Michael Cuddyer, Adam Jones, Justin Morneau, Jake Peavy, Max Scherzer, and Giancarlo StantonDodgers manager Don Mattingly and Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos are also regular readers.

MLBTradeRumors.com is not affiliated with Major League Baseball or MLB.com.