Nate Aderhold


Nathan just finished a Masters program in London and is now doing a variety of education work in Amman, Jordan. In the world of baseball, he is a contributor at Halos Daily, Bugs & Cranks and MLBDailyDish. Nathan originally hails from Tustin, California, and is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University.


Shields gets $750k bonus in trade

The Tampa Bay Rays will not get to write off all of the remaining $21 million on James Shields' contract by sending him to KC. A stipulation in his six-year contract with the club states that the Rays have to give Shields a parting gift of $750,000.

'This is a move that smells of desperation'

While Dayton Moore may be happy with the spoils of his latest acquisition -- one he likely hopes is of the job-saving variety -- Royals fans are somewhat less pleased, to put it nicely.

Rule 5 Draft results

Bet you didn't know a baseball draft happened this morning. Here's what happened.

Kevin Youkilis fielding multiple offers

The free-agent third baseman reportedly has his pick of the lot.

R.A. Dickey drawing interest from 8 clubs

While it was speculated yesterday that the Kansas City Royals were making calls on the right-hander, now the Orioles, Rangers, Dodgers, Diamondbacks, Red Sox, Blue Jays and Nationals are all believed to have talked to the Mets about acquiring Dickey.

Orioles interested in Mike Morse

Taking a break from dreaming on free-agent outfielder Josh Hamilton, the Baltimore Orioles have shown interest in acquiring corner infielder/outfielder Michael Morse from the Washington Nationals.

Marlins actively shopping Yunel Escobar

The Marlins are actively shopping newly-acquired troubled shortstop Yunel Escobar. Oakland, Tampa Bay, Chicago and possibly the Yankees are interested.

Red Sox add Mike Napoli

The Boston Red Sox have reportedly agreed to a three-year deal with catcher/first baseman Mike Napoli.

A-Rod needs surgery, out 1st half of 2013

The Yankees slugger may be out until June.

Padres re-sign Jason Marquis

The San Diego Padres have reportedly reached an agreement to bring right-hander Jason Marquis back to Petco Park for a full season.

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