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NL East News: Marlins Sign Reliever Junichi Tazawa

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NL East News: Marlins Sign Reliever Junichi Tazawa

The Miami Marlins have signed right-hander reliever Junichi Tazawa to a two-year, $12 million contract according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Tazawa, 30, is coming off the possibly worst full season of his career. He had a 4.17 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, and allowed nine home runs in only 49.2 innings for the Boston Red Sox. The […]

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Rockies Sign Mike Dunn, Lefty Reliever Market Dwindling

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Rockies Sign Mike Dunn, Lefty Reliever Market Dwindling

Left-handed reliever Mike Dunn and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a three-year, $19 million deal and an option for a fourth year at $6 million. The Dunn deal has continued a trend this season in which relievers across the board have been getting larger than expected free agent deals. The first domino in the […]

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Cardinals Agree To Deal With Dexter Fowler

An article by posted on 08/12/2016 0 Comments
Cardinals Agree To Deal With Dexter Fowler

Update, 9:15 p.m. The deal has been agreed to, reports Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. The exact details are yet to come, but Heyman’s sources say it’s at least five years at $16 million per season ($80 million total). Original Post, 8:35 p.m. Free agent outfielder Dexter Fowler will be in St. Louis for a […]

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Winter Meetings Day 1: Bruce Has Been A Tough Sell, Things Are Heating Up

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Winter Meetings Day 1: Bruce Has Been A Tough Sell, Things Are Heating Up

Here is a complete wrap-up of Day 1 at the Baseball Winter Meetings in National Harbor, Maryland. What We’re Hearing As I reported on Sunday afternoon, Sandy Alderson confirmed that he was in talks with the Baltimore Orioles and that it was a continuation of a discussion that began before they left for the Winter […]

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Dodgers Deep In Debt, Time To Trade For Yasiel Puig?

An article by posted on 29/11/2016 0 Comments
Dodgers Deep In Debt, Time To Trade For Yasiel Puig?

The Los Angeles Dodgers are deep in debt. While this offseason they are scrambling to find a second baseman, third baseman, and a closer, they don’t have the ability to spend as much money as they want. After spending over one billion dollars on players alone from 2013-2016, their exemption from MLB debt rules expires […]

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Nationals Willing To Reconfigure Outfield For Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on 29/11/2016 0 Comments
Nationals Willing To Reconfigure Outfield For Yoenis Cespedes

Last offseason, the Washington Nationals were one of the few teams in on Yoenis Cespedes until Cespedes signed a deal to return to the Mets.  With Cespedes having opted out of his contract with the Mets, the Nationals are once again interested in signing Cespedes, and they are willing to do what is necessary to […]

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Psychics Agree: No Fifth Year For Cespedes

An article by posted on 23/11/2016 0 Comments
Psychics Agree: No Fifth Year For Cespedes

The New York Post indicated that the Mets remain interested in signing Yoenis Cespedes to a four year contract, but a fifth year could wind up being a deal breaker. We can spend all day speculating about the actual reason for this rumored line in the sand. Many fans still think the Wilpons have no intention of signing […]

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Cafardo: Players With Big Contracts Who Could Go To The Mets

An article by posted on 21/11/2016 0 Comments
Cafardo: Players With Big Contracts Who Could Go To The Mets

Nick Cafardo wrote an article for the Boston Globe, referencing some players with large contracts that could be on the move this offseason. In that list were a few players that he imagines could be wearing a Mets uniform in 2017. One player on his list is 31 year-old Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan […]

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NL East News: Braves, Nationals Have Interest In SP Chris Sale

An article by posted on 16/11/2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Braves, Nationals Have Interest In SP Chris Sale

According to Buster Olney on Twitter, the Chicago White Sox are in rebuilding mode. They have many players that teams would find attractive, including Jose Abreu, Jose Quintana, Todd Frazier, and Melky Cabrera. Clearly, though, their most valuable piece is left-handed starting pitcher Chris Sale. Unfortunately, according to Jon Heyman on Twitter, the Atlanta Braves are […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Officially Rejects Qualifying Offer

An article by posted on 14/11/2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Officially Rejects Qualifying Offer

In a not-so-surprising turn of events, Yoenis Cespedes has rejected the Mets’ qualifying offer, according to multiple sources. He has officially become a free agent. Cespedes, 31, is the best free agent outfielder on the market and should fetch a huge contract. He has publicly said he wants five years, and the Mets have been […]

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