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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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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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Angels Sign Free Agent Outfielder Ben Revere

An article by posted on December 23, 2016 0 Comments
Angels Sign Free Agent Outfielder Ben Revere

The Los Angeles Angels have agreed to a one-year, $4 million dollar contract with free-agent outfielder Ben Revere, as reported by ESPN.com’s Buster Olney. Incentives could increase the total value of the deal to $6.25 million. Revere, 28, had a career worst season for the Washington Nationals in 2016, after suffering an oblique injury to […]

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Phillies Acquire Clay Buchholz

An article by posted on December 20, 2016 0 Comments
Phillies Acquire Clay Buchholz

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Philadelphia Phillies have acquired Clay Buchholz from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for second base prospect Josh Tobias. The 32 year old Buchholz has had an uneven career with the Red Sox posting a career 81-61 record with a 3.96 ERA and a 1.303 WHIP.  Notably, […]

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Orioles Pull Offer to Mark Trumbo Off the Table

An article by posted on December 18, 2016 0 Comments
Orioles Pull Offer to Mark Trumbo Off the Table

Negotiations between the Baltimore Orioles and free agent Mark Trumbo may have come to an abrupt end as the O’s have decided to pull the offer to their former slugger, according to reporter Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports. The deal the O’s had on the table was reportedly for four years and worth $52 million dollars, […]

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Brad Ziegler Signs With Marlins

An article by posted on December 16, 2016 0 Comments
Brad Ziegler Signs With Marlins

The Miami Marlins have signed free agent reliever Brad Ziegler to a two-year, $16 million contract according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Ziegler could earn more money through incentives and the deal is pending a physical. The Marlins added reliever Junichi Tazawa on Thursday night on a two-year deal as well. The Mets were […]

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Orioles Agree On One Year Deal With Catcher Welington Castillo

An article by posted on December 14, 2016 0 Comments
Orioles Agree On One Year Deal With Catcher Welington Castillo

Jon Heyman reports via Twitter that the Baltimore Orioles have signed free agent catcher Welington Castillo to a one year deal worth $6 million dollars, that includes a player option for 2018 worth $7 million. Castillo, 29, batted .264/.322/.423 last season with 24 doubles, 16 home runs and 68 RBIs in 457 plate appearances. He […]

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Rockies In Discussions With Mark Trumbo

An article by posted on December 10, 2016 0 Comments
Rockies In Discussions With Mark Trumbo

According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Colorado Rockies remain interested in signing 1B/OF Mark Trumbo despite having recently signed Ian Desmond to a five year, $70 million dollar deal to play first base next season. Should the Rockies sign Trumbo, the team may ultimately trade one of their outfielders.  Last season, the Rockies outfield was […]

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