MLB News & Notes

Sandoval To Sign Five-Year Deal With Red Sox?

An article by posted on November 24, 2014 0 Comments
Sandoval To Sign Five-Year Deal With Red Sox?

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports has reported that the Red Sox have come to terms on a five-year deal with Pablo Sandoval that is worth close to $100 million. This story coming the morning after the news broke that the Red Sox will be finalizing a contract with shortstop Hanley Ramirez today. However, agent Gustavo Vasquez says no […]

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Hanley Ramirez Finalizing Five-Year Deal With Red Sox

An article by posted on November 23, 2014 0 Comments
Hanley Ramirez Finalizing Five-Year Deal With Red Sox

As reported by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, free agent Hanley Ramirez will travel to Boston on Monday to finalize a contract with the Boston Red Sox. Rosenthal also noted that the deal is for five years and in the $90 million range. Over the past week or so, signs have pointed to the Red Sox […]

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Oakland A’s Acquire Ike Davis

An article by posted on November 23, 2014 0 Comments
Oakland A’s Acquire Ike Davis

The saga of Ike Davis lives on.  ESPN’s Adam Rubin has reported that the Oakland A’s acquired the former Met from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for International signing money.  This will be the embattled slugger’s third team in less than a year’s time. A’s GM Billy Beane jumped right away to pick up the […]

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Braves Shopping Right-Handed Slugger Justin Upton

An article by posted on November 22, 2014 0 Comments
Braves Shopping Right-Handed Slugger Justin Upton

Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that the Braves are “very much shopping” outfielder Justin Upton and are looking for “a higher return” than they received for Jason Heyward, who they traded to St. Louis earlier this week. In exchange for Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden, Atlanta received 24-year old righthander Shelby Miller […]

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Mets Killer Adam LaRoche Signs 2-Year Deal With White Sox

An article by posted on November 22, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Killer Adam LaRoche Signs 2-Year Deal With White Sox

The Chicago White Sox have signed first baseman Adam LaRoche to a two-year, $25 million deal, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today. He reportedly turned down a two-year, $20 million offer from the Marlins. LaRoche, 35, owns a solid .264/.340/.472 slash line over a span of eleven major league seasons, hitting 20+ home runs […]

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Andrew Miller Has Multiple Offers, Mets Have “No Shot”

An article by posted on November 21, 2014 0 Comments
Andrew Miller Has Multiple Offers, Mets Have “No Shot”

Jon Morosi of FOX Sports is reporting that reliever Andrew Miller has multiple three-year offers already in hand, making it increasingly likely that he will end up with a four-year deal. Additionally, Morosi states that Miller’s current offers would give him the highest annual value ever for a reliever without closing experience. The high water mark is currently at $6 […]

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Braves Trade Jason Heyward To The Cardinals For Shelby Miller

An article by posted on November 17, 2014 0 Comments
Braves Trade Jason Heyward To The Cardinals For Shelby Miller

Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals have agreed on a trade that sends OF Jason Heyward and RHP Jordan Walden to the Cardinals in exchange for RHP Shelby Miller and RHP Tyrell Jenkins. He also noted that there are more pieces involved in the trade. Jason […]

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Russell Martin Signs 5-Year Deal with Blue Jays

An article by posted on November 17, 2014 0 Comments
Russell Martin Signs 5-Year Deal with Blue Jays

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that catcher Russell Martin has signed a 5 year deal with the Toronto Blue Jays.  He also confirmed via Twitter that the deal will be worth $82 million over that time span. In 111 games for the Pittsburgh Pirates last season, Martin posted career highs in OBP (.402) and WAR (5.3).  He hit .290, posted an .832 OPS, […]

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Showalter, Williams Win Manager of Year Awards, Collins Gets A Vote

An article by posted on November 11, 2014 0 Comments
Showalter, Williams Win Manager of Year Awards, Collins Gets A Vote

Baltimore’s Buck Showalter and Washington’s Matt Williams were respectively named AL and NL Manager of the Year for 2014. Showalter, a three time winner, received 25 of 30 first-place votes and 132 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. He won the award previously with the New York Yankees in 1994 and Texas […]

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Korean Slugging Shortstop, Jung-ho Kang, To Post In December

An article by posted on November 9, 2014 0 Comments
Korean Slugging Shortstop, Jung-ho Kang, To Post In December

Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that Alan Nero, the agent for the Korean slugging shortstop Jung-ho Kang, said he anticipates his client will be posted shortly after the December Winter Meetings. He joked, “If he were Cuban, he’d get $100 million.” MLB Trade Rumors spoke to an international scouting director who says […]

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