Tag: free agency

Milwaukee Brewers to Non-Tender Chris Carter

An article by posted on November 29, 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 […]

Continue Reading »

Tigers To Shop J.D. Martinez At Winter Meetings

An article by posted on November 29, 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 […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Free Agent Profile: Ian Desmond, OF

An article by posted on November 25, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Ian Desmond, OF

Ian Desmond Position: Outfield/SS Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: September, 1985 (Age 31) For the second straight year Ian Desmond hits free agency after getting the qualifying offer and rejecting it. Unlike last offseason though, he is coming off a solid overall year at the plate. He also improved his value by showing he can play […]

Continue Reading »

MLB News: Braves Sign First Baseman Sean Rodriguez

An article by posted on November 25, 2016 0 Comments
MLB News: Braves Sign First Baseman Sean Rodriguez

(Photo Courtesy of Ron Chenoy – USA Today) According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Atlanta Braves have signed former Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman, Sean Rodriguez. The deal is for two years at $11 million per Rosenthal and is pending a physical. Rodriguez, 31, is coming off a fine season for Pittsburgh, hitting to […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Free Agent Profile: Mark Melancon, RP

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Mark Melancon, RP

Mark Melancon Position: Relief Pitcher Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: March 28, 1985 (Age 37) As many teams look to build a shutdown bullpen, there are not too many better choices on the open market this offseason than Melancon. The New York Mets are said to be looking for bullpen help this offseason, especially […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Free Agent Profile: Jose Bautista, OF

An article by posted on November 15, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Jose Bautista, OF

Jose Bautista Position: OF Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: October 19, 1980 (Age 36) Without any doubt, Bautista is one of the premier free agents on the market this offseason. A power right-handed hitting outfielder that the Mets will take a hard look at if Yoenis Cespedes signs elsewhere. Although he is surely on […]

Continue Reading »

MMO Free Agent Profile: Brad Ziegler, RP

An article by posted on November 11, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Brad Ziegler, RP

Brad Ziegler Position: Right-handed reliever Bats: Right – Throws: Right Born: October 10, 1979 (Age 37) Brad Ziegler hits the open market at a time when teams are prioritizing bullpen help more and more these days, after watching what the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians did in this year’s postseason, and how the Kansas City […]

Continue Reading »

Bautista or Fowler Could Be Mets Plan B To Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on November 11, 2016 0 Comments
Bautista or Fowler Could Be Mets Plan B To Yoenis Cespedes

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets are resolved in seeking common ground with Yoenis Cespedes before the end of the Winter Meetings, which are scheduled for December 4th – 8th. At the moment, it’s believed the Mets would be willing to offer a four year deal in the range of […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Want To Bring Back Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on November 9, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Want To Bring Back Yoenis Cespedes

Speaking on MLB Network Tuesday night, Mets GM Sandy Alderson said, ”We’d like to have [Céspedes] back. We’ve reached out to him and expect to have more conversations in the next few days.” This means the Mets are pursuing Yoenis Cespedes differently than last offseason, when they let the market play out before signing him to […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Comfortable Enough with Walker’s Progress from Back Surgery to Risk QO

An article by posted on November 8, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Comfortable Enough with Walker’s Progress from Back Surgery to Risk QO

The New York Mets officially extended a qualifying offer to Neil Walker on Monday. If accepted, the Mets would be on the hook for $17.2MM for Walker’s services in 2017. Walker is coming off back surgery that ended his season prematurely in 2016, though when healthy he was quite the contributor to this team’s offense. […]

Continue Reading »