MLB News & Notes

Phillies Acquire Clay Buchholz

An article by posted on 20/12/2016 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 18/12/2016 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 16/12/2016 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 14/12/2016 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 10/12/2016 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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Cubs Close To Signing Reliever Koji Uehara

An article by posted on 08/12/2016 0 Comments
Cubs Close To Signing Reliever Koji Uehara

According to Evan Drellich on Twitter, the Chicago Cubs are close to signing former Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara. The deal is reportedly for one year, $6 million. Uehara, 41, had a 3.45 ERA, 0.96 WHIP, seven saves and a 5.73 SO/W ratio for the Red Sox in 2016. He did miss time during […]

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NL East News: Nationals Acquire Catcher Derek Norris

An article by posted on 02/12/2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Nationals Acquire Catcher Derek Norris

The Washington Nationals announced that they have traded right-handed pitching prospect Pedro Avila to the San Diego Padres for catcher Derek Norris. Norris, 27, hit just .186/.255/.328 with 17 doubles, 12 home runs and 42 RBI in 2016 for the Padres. Norris is a career .223/.309/.380 hitter and fills the Nationals hole at catcher with […]

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NL East News: Braves Acquire Starter Jaime Garcia

An article by posted on 01/12/2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Braves Acquire Starter Jaime Garcia

The Atlanta Braves have acquired left-handed starter Jaime Garcia from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for prospects according to Mark Saxon of ESPN. The Braves will send former Mets prospect John Gant, infield prospect Luke Dykstra (son of Lenny), and right-handed pitching prospect Chris Ellis to the Cardinals according to Chris Cotillo of SB Nation. […]

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Milwaukee Brewers to Non-Tender Chris Carter

An article by posted on 29/11/2016 0 Comments
Milwaukee Brewers to Non-Tender Chris Carter

In a somewhat surprising move, Bob Nightengale of USA Today has reported via Twitter that the Milwaukee Brewers have decided to cut ties with power-hitting first baseman, Chris Carter. After being non-tendered by the Houston Astros last offseason, Carter blasted onto the scene in Milwaukee, hitting a league leading 41 homers. He ended his season with […]

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Tigers To Shop J.D. Martinez At Winter Meetings

An article by posted on 29/11/2016 0 Comments
Tigers To Shop J.D. Martinez At Winter Meetings

According to a report by John Perrotto of FanRag, the Detroit Tigers are expected to shop outfielder J.D. Martinez at the Winter Meetings next week. He’s one of several high priced veterans the team is looking to deal as they seek to get younger while shedding some payroll. Martinez, 29, batted .307/.373/.535 this past season […]

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