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Rangers Sign Dillon Gee To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on January 17, 2017 0 Comments
Rangers Sign Dillon Gee To Minor League Deal

The Texas Rangers announced that they have signed right-hander Dillon Gee to a minor league deal. Gee, 30, is still recovering from thoracic outlet surgery — the same procedure that Matt Harvey is attempting to come back from this Spring. A former New York Met, Gee is expected to compete for a fifth starter spot […]

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Phillies Sign Michael Saunders To One Year Deal With Option

An article by posted on January 17, 2017 0 Comments
Phillies Sign Michael Saunders To One Year Deal With Option

The Philadelphia Phillies and free-agent outfielder Michael Saunders have agreed to a one-year deal worth $9 million, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The contract also includes a club option worth $11 million with escalators that can increase the option to as much as $14 million. Saunders, 30, hit a career-high 24 home runs last […]

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This Year’s Nationals Look A Lot Like The 2008 Mets

An article by posted on January 17, 2017 0 Comments
This Year’s Nationals Look A Lot Like The 2008 Mets

The Mets were perhaps the most star-studded team in baseball in 2008. They had the game’s best pitcher, Johan Santana, along with solid secondary rotation options in former 15-game winner John Maine and an inconsistent, yet dazzling Oliver Perez. They had a lineup that featured All-Stars Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran, Carlos Delgado and David Wright. […]

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Possible Alternative To Tommy John Surgery Emerging

An article by posted on January 15, 2017 0 Comments
Possible Alternative To Tommy John Surgery Emerging

Back in 2013, Mets fans were shocked and depressed when Matt Harvey missed the remainder of the regular season with a torn UCL. Initially, it seemed Harvey did not want the surgery, but eventually he agreed to go through with it. Fortunately for Harvey, after a lengthy rehabilitation process with no setbacks, he eventually returned […]

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Alderson: Trading Bruce Isn’t Prerequisite For Signing Reliever

An article by posted on January 12, 2017 0 Comments
Alderson: Trading Bruce Isn’t Prerequisite For Signing Reliever

Sandy Alderson said that the New York Mets current payroll is tolerable according to Adam Rubin of ESPN. During the same conversation the Mets GM said that Jay Bruce and his $13 million salary still being on the roster doesn’t necessarily stop the Mets from adding a free agent reliever. The free agent reliever market […]

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Orioles Pessimistic On Trumbo, Interested In Bourn

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
Orioles Pessimistic On Trumbo, Interested In Bourn

According to Roch Kubato of MASN, the Orioles and Mark Trumbo have not made any progress in their contract discussions.  While it was noted the Orioles remain interested in re-signing Trumbo, it is believed the two sides are not going to be able to reach a deal. In a separate report from Ken Rosenthal of […]

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Teams Are Still Asking About Andrew McCutchen

An article by posted on January 8, 2017 0 Comments
Teams Are Still Asking About Andrew McCutchen

Despite repeated statements by Pirates GM Neal Huntington that Andrew McCutchen is not available, teams continue to ask about the Bucs center fielder, according to what sources are telling Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. Cafardo says the Seattle Mariners could be one of those teams despite recently acquiring Jarrod Dyson after dealing Seth Smith […]

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Reds Agree To One-Year Deal With Drew Storen

An article by posted on January 3, 2017 0 Comments
Reds Agree To One-Year Deal With Drew Storen

According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, the Cincinnati Reds have reached an agreement with free agent reliever Drew Storen on a one year deal worth $3 million dollars. He can earn an additional $1.5 million via incentives for appearances and games finished. Storen, 29, had a down year in 2016, going 4-3 with a 5.23 […]

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Vladimir Guerrero Heads My Official “Unofficial” HOF Ballot

An article by posted on January 3, 2017 0 Comments
Vladimir Guerrero Heads My Official “Unofficial” HOF Ballot

It’s that time of the year again so here’s my Official Unofficial Hall of Fame Ballot for the Class of 2017. This year’s ballot wasn’t as cut and dry as you might think. There were a few players I left off simply because of the 10 man limitation, and while I’m not one of those […]

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Rob Manfred Looking at Ways to Improve Pace of Play

An article by posted on December 29, 2016 0 Comments
Rob Manfred Looking at Ways to Improve Pace of Play

Major League Baseball commissioner, Rob Manfred, is continuing to explore ways in which he may be able to speed up the pace of play in today’s game. The commish spoke with John Harper of the NY Daily News about the possible ways he may look to do this. In Minor League baseball, a 20-second pitch […]

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