MLB News & Notes

Tampa Bay Agrees To Deal With SS Asdrubal Cabrera

An article by posted on December 30, 2014 0 Comments
Tampa Bay Agrees To Deal With SS Asdrubal Cabrera

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a deal with free agent shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, pending a physical. Cabrera, 29, batted .229/.312/.389 with five home runs for the Nationals, and .241 with 14 home runs and a .694 OPS overall this season between the Nats and Indians. Though […]

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Pirates Placed Winning Bid On Korean Shortstop Jung-Ho Kang

An article by posted on December 22, 2014 0 Comments
Pirates Placed Winning Bid On Korean Shortstop Jung-Ho Kang

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Pittsburgh Pirates won the bidding for Korean shortstop Jung-ho Kang. The amount of the winning bid was reportedly around $5 million, and the Nexen Heroes of the Korea Baseball Organization have accepted it. December 21 I spoke with a former MMO Writer who has since left our merry […]

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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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