MLB News & Notes

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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Yankees Pursuing Andrew Miller

An article by posted on December 4, 2014 0 Comments
Yankees Pursuing Andrew Miller

December 5th What an active day it has been for the Yankees. After acquiring shortstop Didi Gregorius the Yankees have now signed free agent reliever Andrew Miller. According to Jack Curry from YES Network, the contract is worth 36 million over four years. December 1st Buster Olney of ESPN is reporting that the Yankees are in […]

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Hot Stove Report: Braves Sign Markakis, Hunter Returns To Minnesota

An article by posted on December 3, 2014 0 Comments
Hot Stove Report: Braves Sign Markakis, Hunter Returns To Minnesota

Free agent outfielder Torii Hunter signed a one year contract with the Twins worth $10.5 million dollars. Hunter was a star centerfielder in Minnesota for almost a decade before leaving as a free agent back in 2007. He crushed 192 career home runs with the Twins, while also playing gold glove caliber defense. He spent the last […]

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A’s Trade Josh Donaldson To The Blue Jays

An article by posted on November 29, 2014 0 Comments
A’s Trade Josh Donaldson To The Blue Jays

The Oakland Athletics have announced a trade that will send third baseman, Josh Donaldson  to Toronto in exchange for Brett Lawrie and three prospects. Donaldson batted .255 this season with 29 home runs and 98 RBI. Donaldson, 28, made the All-Star team in 2014, and has finished inside the top ten in MVP voting in back […]

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Sandoval Agrees To Five-Year Deal With Red Sox

An article by posted on November 24, 2014 0 Comments
Sandoval Agrees To Five-Year Deal With Red Sox

John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle has confirmed that Pablo Sandoval has agreed to terms on a free-agent contract with the Boston Red Sox, and it should be officially announced very soon pending a physical. Additionally, Sandoval’s agent, Gustavo Vasquez, has finally acknowledged that the deal with Red Sox is done. The Red Sox […]

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2015 Hall of Fame Ballot Features 17 New Names

An article by posted on November 24, 2014 0 Comments
2015 Hall of Fame Ballot Features 17 New Names

The 2015 Hall of Fame ballot was released today featuring 34 players, including 17 holdovers and 17 newcomers. Voting results will be announced on January 6. The new candidates on the ballot include Cy Young Award winners Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz, along with sluggers Carlos Delgado and Gary Sheffield, two-time batting champion […]

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Hanley Ramirez Finalizing Five-Year Deal With Red Sox

An article by posted on November 23, 2014 0 Comments
Hanley Ramirez Finalizing Five-Year Deal With Red Sox

As reported by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, free agent Hanley Ramirez will travel to Boston on Monday to finalize a contract with the Boston Red Sox. Rosenthal also noted that the deal is for five years and in the $90 million range. Over the past week or so, signs have pointed to the Red Sox […]

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Oakland A’s Acquire Ike Davis

An article by posted on November 23, 2014 0 Comments
Oakland A’s Acquire Ike Davis

The saga of Ike Davis lives on.  ESPN’s Adam Rubin has reported that the Oakland A’s acquired the former Met from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for International signing money.  This will be the embattled slugger’s third team in less than a year’s time. A’s GM Billy Beane jumped right away to pick up the […]

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