MLB News & Notes

Red Sox and David Price Agree On 7-Year, $217 Million Contract

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Red Sox and David Price Agree On 7-Year, $217 Million Contract

According to the Boston Globe, the Boston Red Sox have agreed to terms on a contract with free agent starting pitcher David Price. The deal is for seven years and is worth $217 million dollars. This is the largest contract for a starting pitcher ever, just beating Clayton Kershaw‘s current $215M contract with the Dodgers. […]

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Hot Stove: Braves’ Shelby Miller Drawing Heavy Trade Interest

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Hot Stove: Braves’ Shelby Miller Drawing Heavy Trade Interest

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the market for Atlanta Braves right-hander Shelby Miller is reaching a fevered pitch and as many as 20 teams have checked in on him. Miller, 25, had an excellent season for the Braves despite his 6-17 record, posting a 3.02 ERA, 1.247 WHIP and 3.45 FIP in 205.1 […]

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Hot Stove: Tigers Agree To Deal With RHP Jordan Zimmermann

An article by posted on November 29, 2015 0 Comments
Hot Stove: Tigers Agree To Deal With RHP Jordan Zimmermann

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Detroit Tigers have agreed to a deal with free agent RHP Jordan Zimmermann. The former Washington Nationals rotation mainstay will receive a five year deal worth $110 million dollars. Zimmermann, 29, posted a 3.66 ERA and 1.205 WHIP in 33 starts for the Nats this season, with […]

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Anthony Recker Signs With Cleveland Indians

An article by posted on November 27, 2015 0 Comments
Anthony Recker Signs With Cleveland Indians

Former Mets catcher Anthony Recker has signed with the Cleveland Indians on a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training. Earlier this off-season he was outrighted off the Mets 40-man roster and elected free agency. He got into 32 games for New York in 2015, batting .125/.239/.213 with only a double and two […]

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NL East Report: Nationals Shakeup Expected At Closer Role

An article by posted on November 23, 2015 0 Comments
NL East Report: Nationals Shakeup Expected At Closer Role

After last season’s second half debacle, the Nationals are expected to have a new closer in 2016. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that both Jonathan Papelbon and Drew Storen are likely to be traded as Washington looks to make major changes to its bullpen. Papelbon, who was acquired from the Phillies in a […]

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Desmond, Kendrick, Fowler Among 16 Players Who Rejected Qualifying Offers

An article by posted on November 14, 2015 0 Comments
Desmond, Kendrick, Fowler Among 16 Players Who Rejected Qualifying Offers

It was interesting to see three players accept their qualifying offers on Friday. Astros outfielder Colby Rasmus, Orioles catcher Matt Wieters and Dodgers starting pitcher Brett Anderson became the first players to ever accept their team’s QO since this new compensation system was adopted in 2012. Overwhelmingly, 16 of the 20 players did decline their […]

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Red Sox Acquire Closer Craig Kimbrel From Padres

An article by posted on November 13, 2015 0 Comments
Red Sox Acquire Closer Craig Kimbrel From Padres

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports broke the news that the Boston Red Sox have acquired premier closer Craig Kimbrel from the San Diego Padres in exchange for a package of minor league prospects that include pitcher Logan Allen, infielder Carlos Asuaje, shortstop Javier Guerra and outfielder Manuel Margot. Both teams have confirmed the trade. Kimbrel, the […]

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Finalists For Major MLB Awards

An article by posted on November 13, 2015 0 Comments
Finalists For Major MLB Awards

MLB and the BBWAA have announced three finalists for the 2015 major awards, including Rookie of the Year, MVP, CY Young, and Manager of the Year. The votes were cast by members of the BBWAA after the regular season ended, but before the postseason began. Here are the finalists for each award: Rookie Of The […]

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Braves Tell Mets They Want Matt Harvey or Jacob deGom in Andrelton Simmons Deal

An article by posted on November 12, 2015 0 Comments
Braves Tell Mets They Want Matt Harvey or Jacob deGom in Andrelton Simmons Deal

Update:  Mets inquired on Andrelton Simmons this morning and were told that it would take Matt Harvey or Jacob deGrom. (Joel Sherman) That’s code for, “We’re not trading him to you or anyone else in the division.” * * * * * * According to Jonah Keri of ESPN,  the Atlanta Braves are discussing a trade […]

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Hot Stove: Reds Open To Trading Todd Frazier, Jay Bruce, Aroldis Chapman

An article by posted on November 11, 2015 0 Comments
Hot Stove: Reds Open To Trading Todd Frazier, Jay Bruce, Aroldis Chapman

The Cincinnati Reds are willing to listen to trade offers for any player on their roster, including OF Jay Bruce, LHP Aroldis Chapman and 3B Todd Frazier according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Sources told Rosenthal that while the team was against a fire sale at the trade deadline, owner Bob Castellini is now on […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Wins Gold Glove, Yadier Molina Gets 8th Straight

An article by posted on November 10, 2015 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Wins Gold Glove, Yadier Molina Gets 8th Straight

The winners for the 2015 Rawlings Gold Gloves were announced Tuesday evening. One of the winners is Tigers/Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. Congratulations to him! Because he spent most of the season with the Detroit Tigers, he won the American League Gold Glove for left fielders. Here is the complete list of the 2015 Gold Glove […]

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