MLB News & Notes

Korean Shortstop Jung-Ho Kang to the Phillies?

An article by posted on December 21, 2014 0 Comments
Korean Shortstop Jung-Ho Kang to the Phillies?

I spoke with a former MMO Writer who has since left our merry group to join a newspaper in Philadelphia covering the Phillies. Boo… Bah… Humbug… During our conversation he went onto telling me not to be shocked if the Phillies are the mystery team who won the bidding for Korean shortstop Jung-ho Kang. “I’m […]

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Red Sox and LHP Craig Breslow Agree On $2 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 19, 2014 0 Comments
Red Sox and LHP Craig Breslow Agree On $2 Million Deal

The Red Sox have agreed on a one year deal with left-handed reliever Craig Breslow worth $2 million dollars according to Rob Bradford of WEEI Sports Radio. The Mets met personally with Breslow at the Winter Meetings in San Diego, but the talks were brief and not substantial. Sandy Alderson said Tuesday that he will not sign […]

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Marlins Reel In Martin Prado In 5-Player Swap With Yankees

An article by posted on December 19, 2014 0 Comments
Marlins Reel In Martin Prado In 5-Player Swap With Yankees

The New York Yankees have traded third baseman Martin Prado and pitcher David Phelps to the Miami Marlins in exchange for pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, first baseman Garrett Jones and prospect Domingo German. The Marlins will also receive about $6 million in cash in the deal. Miami continues to add more major league pieces after already […]

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Padres En Fuego This Offseason: Acquire Justin Upton

An article by posted on December 19, 2014 0 Comments
Padres En Fuego This Offseason: Acquire Justin Upton

The typical cast of lame-duck offseason characters has morphed this offseason.  The San Diego Padres haven’t won more than 77 games over the last four seasons, but this year, they’ve decided the losing stops. The Padres have just executed a deal with the Atlanta Braves that will send outfielder Justin Upton to the west coast […]

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Wil Myers Dealt to San Diego in Blockbuster Three-Team Trade

An article by posted on December 17, 2014 0 Comments
Wil Myers Dealt to San Diego in Blockbuster Three-Team Trade

Jim Bowden of ESPN is reporting that the Padres, Rays and Nationals have just agreed to a massive three team trade. The trade includes eleven players with Wil Myers being the centerpiece. Myers heads to San Diego along with minor league pitchers, Gerardo Reyes and Jose Castillo. Myers was formerly rated as one of the […]

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Marlins To Sign Michael Morse

An article by posted on December 16, 2014 0 Comments
Marlins To Sign Michael Morse

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports and Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the Marlins and Michael Morse have agreed to terms on a two year deal. Morse, 32, spent last season with the world champion San Francisco Giants and batted .279 with a .336 on-base and .475 slugging, with 16 home runs, 61 […]

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Astros and SS Jed Lowrie Agree on 3-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 15, 2014 0 Comments
Astros and SS Jed Lowrie Agree on 3-Year Deal

Jed Lowrie has agreed to a a three-year deal with the Houston Astros, the team announced this afternoon. The deal, which is worth $23 million guaranteed according to the Houston Chronicle, runs through 2017 and includes a club option for 2018 that could boost the total value to $28 million. The Mets were hoping that […]

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Hot Stove: White Sox Sign Melky Cabrera, Brad Miller Not Available

An article by posted on December 15, 2014 0 Comments
Hot Stove: White Sox Sign Melky Cabrera, Brad Miller Not Available

The Chicago White Sox have signed free agent outfielder Melky Cabrera according to Bruce Levine of 670 The Score. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the contract is worth $42 million over three years. Cabrera batted .301 this season with 16 home runs and 73 RBI in 139 games. During the last four years, he […]

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Twins Sign Ervin Santana As Winter Meetings Come To A Close

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Twins Sign Ervin Santana As Winter Meetings Come To A Close

The Minnesota Twins have signed starting pitcher Ervin Santana to a four-year, $55 million deal, according to multiple sources. Santana, 32, spent last season with the Braves, and pitched to a 14-10 record, with a 3.95 ERA, 1.306 WHIP, 3.39 FIP, and a 8.2 K/9. In his 10 year career, Santana has compiled a 119-100 […]

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Marlins Acquire Mat Latos From Cincinnati

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Marlins Acquire Mat Latos From Cincinnati

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Marlins have acquired starter Mat Latos from the Reds. Latos owns a career 3.34 ERA and a 60-45 won-loss record. The Reds will receive two prospects, Chad Wallach and Anthony DeSclafani, in the trade according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Wallach batted .321 with seven home […]

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