MLB News & Notes

Red Sox Deal Cespedes To Detroit For Porcello

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Red Sox Deal Cespedes To Detroit For Porcello

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the Red Sox have traded Yoenis Cespedes and two other players to the Tigers for Rick Porcello and a minor leaguer. Porcello gives the Red Sox the starter they’ve been looking for. The 26 year old went 15-13 last season with a 3.43 ERA and 1.23 WHIP  in […]

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Dodgers Acquire Howie Kendrick; Close To Signing Brandon McCarthy

An article by posted on December 11, 2014 0 Comments
Dodgers Acquire Howie Kendrick; Close To Signing Brandon McCarthy

The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired Howie Kendrick from the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for LHP Andrew Heaney, who was just acquired himself only a few hours earlier from the Marlins in the six-player trade that sent Dee Gordon and Dan Haren to Miami. Kendrick, 32 in July, has spent his entire nine year […]

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Marlins Land Dee Gordon In Six-Player Deal With Dodgers

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Marlins Land Dee Gordon In Six-Player Deal With Dodgers

The Marlins and Dodgers completed a blockbuster six-player deal that sends shortstop Dee Gordon and RHP Dan Haren to Miami in exchange for LHP Andrew Heaney, second baseman Enrique Hernandez, RHP Chris Hatcher and catcher Austin Barnes. What started out as a simple Gordon for Heaney swap as first mentioned by ESPN’s Buster Olney, turned […]

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Mets Considering Posting A Bid For Korean Shortstop Jung-Ho Kang

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Considering Posting A Bid For Korean Shortstop Jung-Ho Kang

Sandy Alderson said the Mets are considering posting a bid for Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang according to Adam Rubin. However, Alderson adds that it’s still unresolved whether they will or not. Sounds like progress – albeit small – on the International Posting front for Sandy and Company. To my knowledge they have never posted a […]

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Latest On Mets and Rangers, Syndergaard, Profar

An article by posted on December 9, 2014 0 Comments
Latest On Mets and Rangers, Syndergaard, Profar

Though nothing seems imminent for now, Chris Cotillo of SB Nation has reported that the New York Mets and Texas Rangers are engaged in trade discussions and could possibly come to terms on something before the end of the Winter Meetings on Thursday. Cotillo also noted that while no specific players are being discussed at […]

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White Sox To Sign David Robertson; Close to Acquiring Jeff Samardzija

An article by posted on December 9, 2014 0 Comments
White Sox To Sign David Robertson; Close to Acquiring Jeff Samardzija

The White Sox have signed closing pitcher David Robertson to a four year deal worth $46 million, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today via Twitter. Just two days ago, Daily News columnist John Harper, said in an article that the Mets should do something “eye-popping” and sign Robertson, but that won’t be happening now as […]

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Athletics Trade Brandon Moss to the Indians

An article by posted on December 8, 2014 0 Comments
Athletics Trade Brandon Moss to the Indians

Athletics General Manager Billy Beane now appears to be in full rebuilding mode. Shortly after trading star third baseman, Josh Donaldson, to the Blue Jays, the A’s have traded Brandon Moss to the Cleveland Indians in exchange for minor league second baseman, Joe Wendle. Moss batted .235 this season with 25 home runs and 81 RBI. Over […]

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Cubs Acquire Miguel Montero

An article by posted on December 8, 2014 0 Comments
Cubs Acquire Miguel Montero

The Chicago Cubs have just made their first big splash of the offseason. Bruce Levine of 670TheScore.com is reporting that the Cubs have acquired catcher, Miguel Montero, from the Arizona Diamondbacks for two low level pitching prospects.The trade is currently pending a physical. Montero batted .243 this season with 13 home runs and 72 RBI. His […]

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Yankees Sign Andrew Miller To 4-Year, $36 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 5, 2014 0 Comments
Yankees Sign Andrew Miller To 4-Year, $36 Million Deal

The Yankees and LHP Andrew Miller have agreed to a four year deal. The deal, worth $36 million dollars is the largest contract ever signed by a non-closing reliever in baseball history. Miller, 29, had a solid season out of the bullpen in 2014, splitting time between the Red Sox and Orioles going 5-5 with […]

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Market Beginning To Heat Up For Jonny Gomes

An article by posted on December 4, 2014 0 Comments
Market Beginning To Heat Up For Jonny Gomes

Jerry Crasnick of ESPN has reported on Twitter that teams are starting to check in with outfielder Jonny Gomes. He specified that the Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners and Chicago Cubs have all reached out to Gomes. The 34-year old Gomes is a career .244/.335/.442 hitter. His splits are what stand out a bit more, producing […]

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