MLB News & Notes

Does Anybody Want Matt Wieters?

An article by posted on 24/01/2017 0 Comments
Does Anybody Want Matt Wieters?

Across Major League Baseball, Pitchers and Catchers are set to report to Spring Training in three weeks.  Surprisingly, Matt Wieters, a four time All-Star and two time Gold Glove winner, has yet to find a team to report to.  Worse yet, it does not seem as if there is a strong interest for his services […]

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Rangers Sign Dillon Gee To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on 17/01/2017 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 17/01/2017 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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Possible Alternative To Tommy John Surgery Emerging

An article by posted on 15/01/2017 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 12/01/2017 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 10/01/2017 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 08/01/2017 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 03/01/2017 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 29/12/2016 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 23/12/2016 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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