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  • • NL Notes: Braun, Mets, Betances, Dodgers, Phillies
    Some news and notes from the National League… Concerns over the coronavirus have helped lead four notable major leaguers – the Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman and Joe Ross, the Diamondbacks’ Mike Leake and the Rockies’ Ian Desmond – to opt out of the 2020 season this week. Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun hasn’t joined them, though he…...2020
  • • Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman, Joe Ross will sit out 2020 MLB season over COVID-19 concerns
    The pair joins Diamondbacks pitcher Mike Leake as players who will not participate in the 2020 season...2020
  • • Ryan Zimmerman and 2 Others Opt Out of M.L.B. Season
    Zimmerman, a pillar of the Nationals’ World Series-winning team, will skip the season, citing personal and family safety. Joe Ross of the Nationals and Mike Leake of the Diamondbacks also opted out....2020
  • • D-backs' Leake opts out of playing 2020 season
    Diamondbacks right-hander Mike Leake is opting out of the 2020 season, his agent said in a statement Monday, becoming the first known MLB player to opt out....2020
  • • Ryan Zimmerman, Nationals teammate Joe Ross will sit out 2020 MLB season over COVID-19 concerns
    The pair joins Diamondbacks pitcher Mike Leake as players who will not participate in the abbreviated season...2020
  • • Ryan Zimmerman, Joe Ross Opt Out Of 2020 Season
    Neither Ryan Zimmerman nor Joe Ross will suit up to play for the Nationals in 2020, according to respective reports from Mark Zuckerman of MASNsports.com and Brittany Ghiroli of The Athletic. The D.C. pair joins Diamondbacks right-hander Mike Leake among the first of what figure to be many players choosing not to play amid the…...2020
  • • Diamondbacks' Mike Leake becomes first MLB player to opt out of 2020 season
    On Monday, Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Mike Leake announced through his agent that he is opting out of playing this year amid the coronavirus pandemic. Here's the statement Leake released....2020
  • • Diamondbacks' Mike Leake becomes first known MLB player to opt-out of 2020 season
    As part of MLB's COVID-19 guidelines, players can decide to opt-out at anytime...2020
  • • Baseball’s Mike Leake opts out of 2020 season
    Baseball’s progressing toward opening in late July, but the first player has opted out of that plan. Per multiple reports, Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Mike Leake has chosen to  not play this year. Via Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, Diamondbacks General Manager Mike Hazen announced the news, but not the reasons Monday, saying: “I think [more]...2020
  • • Mike Leake To Opt Out Of 2020 Season
    Diamondbacks right-hander Mike Leake is planning to opt out of participating in the 2020 season, Steve Gilbert of MLB.com reports (via Twitter). Leake becomes the first known player to choose not to play amid public health concerns stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, although others will surely follow suit. D-backs general manager Mike Hazen has confirmed…...2020

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Mike Leake injury and suspension

  • • Battling right hip injury, Joc Pederson starts baseball activities
    Joc Pederson has been sidelined for the last week due to a right hip injury, although the Dodgers outfielder made some “progress” Friday, manager Dave Roberts told MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick and other reporters. Pederson played catch Friday and took outdoor batting practice, swinging at about 75 percent effort. The Dodgers are being cautious with Pederson’s recovery, as Roberts said that they’ll check ...2020
  • • Diamondbacks Notes: Leake, Vogt, Giants, Bradley
    An MRI revealed a small fracture in Mike Leake’s left wrist, though the veteran right-hander told reporters (including Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic) that he is still hoping to be part of the Diamondbacks’ Opening Day roster.  Since his pitching arm wasn’t affected, Leake said he will play catch (without return throws) over the…...2020
  • • Mike Leake suffered fracture in non-throwing wrist, hopes to be ready for Opening Day
    An MRI revealed a small fracture in Mike Leake’s left wrist, though the veteran right-hander told reporters that he is still hoping to be part of the Diamondbacks’ Opening Day roster, via Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic.  Since his pitching arm wasn’t affected, Leake said he will play catch (without return throws) over the next two weeks to keep his right arm loose while his left wrist heals....2020
  • • D-backs righty Leake has fracture on left wrist
    Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Mike Leake has a fracture on his non-throwing wrist but still hopes to be ready for the beginning of the regular season....2020
  • • Felix Hernandez exits game after being hit by line drive
    Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez took a comebacker off his right arm during today’s Cactus League contest against the Cubs and exited the game without throwing another pitch. Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times has a video of the play in his initial column on the injury. Hernandez immediately drops his glove, does not try to pick up the ball, and leaves the field with head trainer Rob Nodine hol...2018
  • • Lance Lynn critical of Cardinals after Mike Leake trade
    The St. Louis Cardinals appear to be giving up on the postseason for 2017, and starting pitcher Lance Lynn is not happy about it.The Cardinals traded starter Mike Leake to the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, even kicking in about $17 million of the $55 million still owed to the pitcher to make the deal happen. That did not sit well with Lynn, who found out about the trade on social media.“If you lo...2017
  • • Carpenter, Adams homer to best Braves
    Even after losing their third outfielder to an injury within the past three days, the Cardinals still managed to extend Julio Teheran's SunTrust Park struggles and provide sufficient support for Mike Leake during Saturday night's 5-3 win over the Braves....2017
  • • Garcia's 3-run HR not enough to rally Braves
    Even after losing their third outfielder to an injury within the past three days, the Cardinals still managed to extend Julio Teheran's SunTrust Park struggles and provide sufficient support for Mike Leake during Saturday night's 5-3 win over the Braves....2017
  • • Carpenter, Adams homer to best Braves
    Even after losing their third outfielder to an injury within the past three days, the Cardinals still managed to extend Julio Teheran's SunTrust Park struggles and provide sufficient support for Mike Leake during Saturday night's 5-3 win over the Braves....2017
  • • Why are Cardinals being overlooked as World Series contender?
    The St. Louis Cardinals are a class organization, and have one of the best farm systems in Major League Baseball. By that logic alone, they can never be counted out heading into each season as a legitimate contender.But with the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series in 2016, no one is talking about the Cardinals. It’s understandable, given that the Cubs won 103 games last season, and have a young ...2017

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Mike Leake trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Mike Leake suffered fracture in non-throwing wrist, hopes to be ready for Opening Day
    An MRI revealed a small fracture in Mike Leake’s left wrist, though the veteran right-hander told reporters that he is still hoping to be part of the Diamondbacks’ Opening Day roster, via Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic.  Since his pitching arm wasn’t affected, Leake said he will play catch (without return throws) over the next two weeks to keep his right arm loose while his left wrist heals....2020
  • • Mariners GM says team won't release Felix Hernandez
    While fans, pundits and other teams all try to parse the Mariners’ flurry of offseason moves, Seattle GM Jerry Dipoto chatted with Fancred’s Jon Heyman and made a few definitive statements. Dipoto went on the record to indicate that the Mariners won’t be adding star right fielder Mitch Haniger to any trades as a means of persuading another team to take on a bad contract, nor will Seattle give any ...2018
  • • Fans hilariously react to Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto saying team will be quiet
    Jerry Dipoto has lived up to his “Trader Jerry” nickname in recent weeks as he’s dealt away several of the Seattle Mariners’ best players. In addition to trading James Paxton, Mike Zunino and Alex Colome since the season ended, Dipoto completed two trades this week. The Mariners traded Edwin Diaz and Robinson Cano to the Mets. They also traded Jean Segura, Juan Nicasio and James Pazos to the Phill...2018
  • • Mariners reportedly set to trade Jean Segura to Phillies
    The Seattle Mariners are rebuilding, and it feels like they're not stopping until almost all of their recognizable players are gone. Not only are the Mariners trading Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz to the New York Mets, but they also apparently have a deal in place to send Jean Segura to the Philadelphia Phillies. The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal says Segura would need to approve a trade to Philadelphia...2018
  • • Mariners Notes: Leake, Segura, Coaching Staff
    Mike Leake’s name surfaced in trade rumblings surrounding the Mariners and Padres yesterday, and The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal tweets today that Seattle has approached Leake about the possibility of waiving his no-trade protection. The club has not yet taken that step with shortstop Jean Segura, however. It’s not known whether Leake has made a decision…...2018
  • • Padres, Mariners in talks on significant potential trade
    The Padres and Mariners have been talking about a fascinating potential trade scenario involving some large contracts, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (via Twitter). There’s no indication at this point of the likelihood of a deal being consummated, but it seems the sides may at least in part be waiting on word of whether a player involved would waive his no-trade rights. Per Rosenthal, ...2018
  • • Report: Mariners and Padres discussing blockbuster trade
    The Seattle Mariners’ fire sale has already started. That included the team trading ace starter James Paxton to the New York Yankees in a blockbuster deal on Monday. Seattle apparently isn’t done trading off veteran assets. According to The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, the Mariners are discussing a deal that would send star shortstop Jean Segura and starting pitcher Mike Leake to the San Diego Padres...2018
  • • Offseason outlook for the Seattle Mariners
    The Mariners are coming off a season in which they posted their highest win total (89) since 2003. And yet Seattle still didn’t come close to earning a playoff berth in the American League, which featured five teams with at least 97 victories. Seattle has now gone 17 years without making the postseason.  No North American professional sports franchise owns a longer playoff drought than the Mariner...2018
  • • Albert Pujols becomes 32nd to reach 3,000 hits
    Albert Pujols is officially a member of the 3,000-hit club.With his single off Mike Leake in the fifth inning, he becomes the 32nd player to join the club. But that’s not all. Pujols is also just the fourth player in MLB history to have 600 home runs along with 3,000 hits. He’s sort of limping towards the finish line in Anaheim, of course. But that doesn’t take away from the special career he’s ha...2018
  • • Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Mike Leake, Ian Kennedy offer pitcher help
    Heath Cummings looks at the first weekend of baseball and offers his waiver wire advice....2018

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  • • Jaime Garcia's Contract Option Picked Up by Cardinals: Latest Details, Reaction
    2016
  • • Cardinals in Good Shape to Keep MLB's Longest Active Playoff Streak Alive
    2016
  • • MLB Rumors: Latest Pre-Trade Deadline Buzz on Jay Bruce and More
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  • • MLB Rumors: Latest Pre-Trade Deadline Buzz on Jay Bruce and More
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  • • Cincinnati Reds' Adam Duvall Is the Surprise MLB Slugger of 2016
    2016
  • • Chicago Cubs Could Turn NL Central into 1-Horse Race in 2016
    2016
  • • MLB Teams Already Being Overhyped Heading into 2016
    2016
  • • How Good Is Kenta Maeda, the Latest Mystery Ace to Jump into MLB Scene?
    2015
  • • Key Takeaways from Week 7 of MLB Hot Stove Moves, Chatter
    2015
  • • Mike Leake Is Just What the Doctor Ordered for Cardinals' Ailing Rotation
    2015

Mike Leake kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Ryan Zimmerman and 2 Others Opt Out of M.L.B. Season
    2020
  • • MLB Rumors: Latest Pre-Trade Deadline Buzz on Jay Bruce and More
    2016
  • • MLB Rumors: Latest Pre-Trade Deadline Buzz on Jay Bruce and More
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9 (+7): 2016 Predictions (Or, Why I Hate Your Team)
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Fifty-Six Reasons to Pay Attention in Spring Training
    2016
  • • MLB Winter Meetings 2015 Day 2: Live Coverage of All the Latest Deals, Rumors
    2015
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Shopping Season Underway at Nashville Winter Meetings
    2015
  • • Constructing a Perfect Dave Dombrowski-Led Red Sox Rebuilding Plan
    2015

Top Mike Leake news

  • • Dodgers get back on track against Cardinals
    One night after letting a plethora of scoring chances go untapped, the Dodgers capitalized against Mike Leake early on Saturday and then coasted to a 7-2 victory over the Cardinals. The win kept the Dodgers ahead of the Cardinals in the National League Wild Card race and halted St. Louis' winning streak at five....2016
  • • Giants acquire righty Leake from Reds
    The Giants bolstered their rotation late Thursday night by agreeing to a trade with the Reds for Mike Leake, sources confirmed to MLB.com. The clubs have not confirmed the deal....2015
  • • Giants acquire righty Leake from Reds
    The Giants bolstered their rotation late Thursday night by agreeing to a trade with the Reds for Mike Leake, sources confirmed to MLB.com. The clubs have not confirmed the deal....2015
  • • Leake keeps Dodgers from gaining on Mets
    One night after Clayton Kershaw's clinching one-hitter, Mike Leake pitched a two-hitter as the Giants blanked the Dodgers on Wednesday night, 5-0, at AT&T Park....2015
  • • Leake hurls two-hitter in first career shutout
    One night after Clayton Kershaw's clinching one-hitter, Mike Leake pitched a two-hitter as the Giants blanked the Dodgers on Wednesday night, 5-0, at AT&T Park....2015
  • • Dodgers miss chance to gain ground on Mets
    One night after Clayton Kershaw's clinching one-hitter, Mike Leake pitched a two-hitter as the Giants blanked the Dodgers on Wednesday night, 5-0, at AT&T Park....2015
  • • Holliday, Cards stay hot to sweep Pirates
    Matt Holliday homered among three hits to back seven strong innings from Mike Leake as the Cardinals took an 8-3 win in a series sweep of the Pirates at PNC Park on Sunday....2016
  • • Holliday, Cards stay hot to sweep Pirates
    Matt Holliday homered among three hits to back seven strong innings from Mike Leake as the Cardinals took an 8-3 win in a series sweep of the Pirates at PNC Park on Sunday....2016
  • • Leake's homer sends Giants to sweep
    Mike Leake tossed six-plus strong innings and clubbed his second homer of the season, a go-ahead three-run shot in the second, powering the San Francisco Giants to a 10-3 win over the San Diego Padres and completing a three-game sweep....2015
  • • Leake cruises as Cards rain homers on Halos
    Mike Leake, struggling through his first five weeks of the season, picked up his first win with the Cardinals in dominating fashion on Tuesday night, twirling eight innings of one-run ball while leading his team to an 8-1 victory over the Angels at Angel Stadium....2016

Mike Leake fantasy rankings and news

  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: World Series Pressure Has Dodgers Hunting Blockbuster
    2015

Mike Leake schedule, game

  • • Battling right hip injury, Joc Pederson starts baseball activities
    2020
  • • Mike Leake suffered fracture in non-throwing wrist, hopes to be ready for Opening Day
    2020
  • • Report: Mariners and Padres discussing blockbuster trade
    2018
  • • Offseason outlook for the Seattle Mariners
    2018
  • • Goldy, Greinke help D-backs pad NL West lead
    Paul Goldschmidt hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run third inning to help the D-backs beat the Mariners, 5-2, in the finale of a three-game series on Sunday. Zack Greinke allowed no earned runs in 6 2/3 innings for the D-backs, who regained sole possession of first place in the National League West. Mike Leake allowed five runs in six innings, with all of the damage occurring in the third, for...2018
  • • Leake to return Sunday; Paxton eyes A's series
    The Mariners' rotation is nearing a return to full strength as the club continues its push for the postseason. Mike Leake, who was scratched on Tuesday with an illness, is scheduled to make his return on Sunday against the D-backs at Chase Field. James Paxton, who is on the 10-day disabled list with a left forearm contusion, threw a bullpen session on Friday and could return during Seattle's serie...2018
  • • Mariners scratch Leake from tonight's start
    As the Mariners fight to stay in contention for an American League playoff berth, their pitching plans remain in flux. And that took a new turn when scheduled starter Mike Leake was scratched from his Tuesday night start against the Astros and replaced by reliever Nick Vincent....2018
  • • Haniger's bat keys Mariners' win over Astros
    Nelson Cruz's two-run double sparked a three-run eighth inning on Friday, as the Mariners' new-look lineup won a second straight game against the Astros. Mike Leake tossed a quality start over six innings for Seattle, while Gerrit Cole allowed two runs in his first seven innings and two in the eighth. Houston reliever Ryan Pressly gave up Cruz's double, which helps the Mariners keep pace in the Am...2018
  • • E-Rod hopes to repeat gem in rematch with M's
    Left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez (9-1, 3.59 ERA), who has won his last six starts, will try to stay hot when he takes the mound in Saturday's middle game of this three-game series. Rodriguez beat the Mariners last time out with a strong start, as he gave up two runs over six innings while striking out nine. The Red Sox are 13-1 in his starts this season. Seattle counters with righty Mike Leake (7-4, ...2018
  • • Rodriguez to wrap series in Seattle
    Left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez (8-1, 3.64 ERA) draws the start in the Father's Day finale of this four-game series between top American League contenders. Rodriguez continues to pitch well for the Red Sox, but he's gone less than six innings in six of his last seven starts. The Mariners counter with righty Mike Leake (7-3, 4.26). First pitch is scheduled for 4:10 p.m. ET....2018

Mike Leake rumors, scandals

  • • Cardinals Notes: Leake Trade, Lynn, Outfield, Weaver
    The Cardinals’ trade of right-hander Mike Leake didn’t go over well with his now-former teammates, writes Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. “I said, ’Is this a joke?’ … It was shocking to all of us,” outfielder Tommy Pham tells Hummel, describing the moment he learned of the news. Right-hander Lance Lynn’s comments suggested…...2017
  • • MLB Rumors: Latest Pre-Trade Deadline Buzz on Jay Bruce and More
    2016
  • • MLB Rumors: Latest Pre-Trade Deadline Buzz on Jay Bruce and More
    2016
  • • MLB Teams Already Being Overhyped Heading into 2016
    2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Why This Winter's Winners Could Fool You
    2015
  • • MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz After 2015 Winter Meetings
    2015
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Shopping Season Underway at Nashville Winter Meetings
    2015
  • • Diamondbacks' Strike for Zack Greinke Stuns Baseball World
    2015
  • • Jose Fernandez, Matt Harvey Blockbusters Need to Wait Until Next Winter
    2015
  • • Of Dollars and Deals: Previewing a Most Intriguing 2015-16 MLB Offseason
    2015

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