A look back at the original reporting and analysis found on MLBTR the last seven days:
- On this week’s installment of the MLB Trade Rumors podcast, host Jeff Todd spoke with Steve Adams to discuss the growing departure from traditional “buyers” and “sellers” in baseball. Jeff then theorized about the Reds moving Aroldis Chapman. A new episode of the MLB Trade Rumors Podcast will be released every Thursday and can be accessed on iTunes, SoundCloud, and Stitcher.
- Earlier today, MLBTR was the first to learn that Royals catcher Erik Kratz was claimed off waivers. Minutes later, the Red Sox announced that they were the claiming team.
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- In this week’s edition of the MLBTR chat, Steve Adams fielded a ton of questions, including inquires about the Padres’ managerial opening, Ryne Sandberg’s job security, Johnny Cueto’s trade candidacy, the possibility of a Bryce Harper extension, and more. You can chat with Steve every Tuesday on MLBTR at 2pm CT.