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 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 – 5,245,669 pageviews – was July 31st, 2015, baseball’s trade deadline. MLBTR also has a Twitter feed with over 590,000 followers and a Facebook page with over 137,000 fans.
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. Said Nationals star pitcher Max Scherzer:
“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.”
And here’s what slugger Mark Teixeira had to say:
“(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.”