As 2023 approaches, there are MLB rumors about the Boston Red Sox, Colorado Rockies, San Diego Padres, Miami Marlins and Eric Hosmer’s next move.
MLB Rumors: San Diego Padres Listen to Kim Hae-sun, Trent Grisham
According to Dennis Lin athletic (subscription required), San Diego could move Kim or Grisham thanks to the influx of talent (including Xander Bogaerts) that landed in the Padres this offseason. starting pitcher Pablo Lopez (and possibly other Marlins pitchers), writing that he “expressed interest” in the possibility of swinging either of those two players as part of the 26-year-old Lopez’s deal. I believe there is Miami is looking to add hitting, but they have plenty of weapons.
The signing of Gene Segura in Miami could put Grisham out there over Kim through a potential trade.
MLB Rumors: Miami Marlins Considering Trade
As explained here, Miami are certainly looking to upgrade their lineup for spring training, with MLB insider Jon Heyman reporting that the Marlins were toying with the idea of a trade with the Colorado Rockies. there is It sent Gold Glove infielder Brendan Rodgers to South Florida and Edward Cabrera to Denver. However, Segura’s arrival may also put a damper on future thinking about it.
MLB rumor: Boston Red Sox ‘listen to starters’
During the on-going debate over whether Chris Sale could be traded, Heyman wrote: ”
With the free-agent market for starting pitchers drying up, teams may need to resort to trades if they want to significantly upgrade their rotation with the likes of Lopez and Sale.
MLB Rumors: Chicago Cubs, Baltimore Orioles Could Be Eric Hosmer’s Suitors
Heyman also added that the Cubs and Orioles are “eyes on” the pursuit of Hosmer, who was drafted by the Red Sox earlier this month. The veteran has 12 seasons in the MLB and is trying to bounce back from a poor stint in Boston after being traded from San Diego last season. In just his 14 games, Hosmer cut just .244/.320/.311 after his time in Boston was limited by back inflammation.
He’s looking to rebound in 2023 and could provide depth to the team at first base (winning four Gold Gloves) and designated hitter.