“You’re traded out of the blue, and the only way you find out is by MLB Trade Rumors. All of the media and all of your friends know, but you don’t hear it from the people doing it. Once that happened, I started becoming a pretty fanatical fan of (MLBTradeRumors.com) and read it just about every day.” – Nationals star pitcher Max Scherzer
“(The) MLB Trade Rumors (app) has changed the game a little bit. That’s a great site. I think it’s a cool site because I don’t go searching the internet for a hundred different articles. You get it all in one place.” – Former Rangers and Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira
“In some instances, a Trade Rumors entry could (and has) spurred internal discussions/debate, at times leading to a ‘due diligence’ check-in type call or inquiry, resulting in a conversation that could lead to a deal.” – Mariners Executive Vice President and General Manager Jerry Dipoto
“I thought it was pretty impressive. Here’s this product that, I think, most people in the industry — regardless of your role — look at from time to time.” – Rangers President of Baseball Operations & General Manager Jon Daniels
Reading MLB Trade Rumors is like looking over the shoulder of every GM, agent, and player in baseball. MLBTR 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 owned 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 – 6,746,362 pageviews – was July 30th, 2021, baseball’s trade deadline. MLBTR also has a Twitter feed with over 708,000 followers and a Facebook page with over 150,000 followers.
Peter Gammons, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Chicago Tribune, USA Today, The Boston Herald, and many other major publications praise MLB Trade Rumors. MLB Trade Rumors is a favorite of baseball writers and fans of all ages, as well as tons of MLB players, executives, and agents.