MLB News & Notes

MLB Switches To Electronic Dugout Signal For Intentional Walks

An article by posted on February 21, 2017 0 Comments
MLB Switches To Electronic Dugout Signal For Intentional Walks

Bad news for all you dyed in the wool baseball purists out there, according to what sources are telling Howard Bryant of ESPN the Magazine, effective for the 2017 season, Major League Baseball will switch to an electronic dugout signal for Intentional Walks rather than the traditional four ball pitchout. The change in the intentional-walk […]

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Nationals And Matt Wieters Agree On Contract

An article by posted on February 21, 2017 0 Comments
Nationals And Matt Wieters Agree On Contract

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX, the Nationals and Matt Wieters have agreed on a deal for two years and $21 million. The deal includes an opt-out clause after one year, with him making $10 million in 2017 and $11 million if he returns for 2018. According to Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post, the […]

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MLB Considers Changing Order of Batting Practice

An article by posted on February 17, 2017 0 Comments
MLB Considers Changing Order of Batting Practice

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Commissioners Office and the Players Association are in talks to change the order of batting practice. As it stands right now, the home team takes BP first, then the visitors. Under this new order, the home team would hit second, with the visitors hitting first. […]

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Braves Acquire Brandon Phillips From Reds

An article by posted on February 12, 2017 0 Comments
Braves Acquire Brandon Phillips From Reds

According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal via Twitter, the Cincinnati Reds have dealt veteran second baseman Brandon Phillips to the Atlanta Braves. The Reds are getting very little in return apparently as they were eager just to open up a roster spot and save some some money. A three-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glove award […]

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Blue Jays Sign Joe Smith To One-Year Deal

An article by posted on February 5, 2017 0 Comments
Blue Jays Sign Joe Smith To One-Year Deal

The Toronto Blue Jays have have agreed to a one-year deal with right-handed reliever Joe Smith, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports who reported the news via Twitter late on Saturday night. Free agent relievers have been literally flying off the board in the last 48 hours at an incredible pace leaving the likes of Joe […]

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Cleveland Indians Sign Lefty Reliever Boone Logan

An article by posted on February 2, 2017 0 Comments
Cleveland Indians Sign Lefty Reliever Boone Logan

According to Ken Rosental of Fox Sports, the Cleveland Indians have signed left-handed reliever Boone Logan, pending a physical. Indians beat writer Paul Hoynes reports that the deal is for one-year with a club option. The Logan deal could be a good measure for what Jerry Blevins might be able to get. Logan, 32, had great 2016 […]

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Royals Agree To Two-Year Deal With Brandon Moss

An article by posted on January 29, 2017 0 Comments
Royals Agree To Two-Year Deal With Brandon Moss

Jim Bowden of ESPN reports that the Kansas City Royals and have agreed to a two-year, $12 million dollar contract with free agent first baseman/outfielder Brandon Moss. The deal is pending a physical. Moss, 33, belted 28 home runs with 67 RBIs in 464 plate appearances for the St. Louis Cardinals last season, however after a […]

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Does Anybody Want Matt Wieters?

An article by posted on January 24, 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 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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