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Yoan Moncada To Sign With The Red Sox

An article by posted on February 23, 2015 0 Comments
Yoan Moncada To Sign With The Red Sox

Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com was the first to report on Twitter this morning that the Boston Red Sox have landed Cuban phenom Yoan Moncada. The infield prospect signed for a record $31.5 million signing bonus, the most ever given to an international free agent. This obliterated the reigning bonus record of $8.27 million given out […]

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Marlins Reach Out To K-Rod

An article by posted on February 9, 2015 0 Comments
Marlins Reach Out To K-Rod

According to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com, the Miami Marlins have reached out to agent Scott Boras regarding free agent closer Francisco Rodriguez. Nothing is imminent he says, but the club could circle back to K-Rod at some point as they look to bolster their bullpen. Marlins GM Dan Jennings admitted to Jim Bowden on ESPN […]

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James Shields Agrees To 4-Year Deal With Padres

An article by posted on February 9, 2015 0 Comments
James Shields Agrees To 4-Year Deal With Padres

Chris Cotillo of SB Nation reports the Padres have agreed to sign free agent right-hander James Shields to a four-year deal that includes a club option for a fifth season, according to major-league sources. The deal, which is expected to be in the $72-76 million range according to sources, is pending a physical and is […]

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Mets Avoid Arbitration With Jenrry Mejia, Agree On $2.6 Million Contract

An article by posted on January 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Jenrry Mejia, Agree On $2.6 Million Contract

The Mets and Jenrry Mejia have agreed to a one year deal for 2.595 million to avoid arbitration, according to Jon Heyman. Mejia had filed for $3.0 million while the Mets initially offered $2.1 million. Mejia will likely start the season as the Mets closer no matter what Terry Collins keeps saying about it being […]

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Nationals Sign Former Blue Jays Closer Casey Janssen

An article by posted on January 28, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Sign Former Blue Jays Closer Casey Janssen

The Washington Nationals and free agent right-hander Casey Janssen have agreed to a one-year contract worth $3.5 million with a mutual option that will guarantee him a total of $5 million, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Janssen, 33, has served as the Blue Jays closer the past three seasons, and while he’s been […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Big Market Hickory

An article by posted on January 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Big Market Hickory

An MMO Fan Shot by Dezzy S. To state the painfully obvious, Mets fans have not been given many gifts from the Baseball Gods over the years. Disasters, yes. Collapses, for sure. Heartbreaks, more than we care to count. But with the signing of Max Scherzer, we might have been given the greatest gift we […]

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Olney: Mets Are the Losers of the Max Scherzer Deal

An article by posted on January 20, 2015 0 Comments
Olney: Mets Are the Losers of the Max Scherzer Deal

Buster Olney of ESPN lists the winners and losers of the Max Scherzer mega-deal agreed to this weekend, listing the Nationals, baseball players in general, and Scott Boras as the big winners. The Nationals, he says, have properly groomed their trade leverage in the first 48 hours after the deal  The on-background message being dispensed […]

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Brewers Deal RHP Yovani Gallardo To Rangers

An article by posted on January 19, 2015 0 Comments
Brewers Deal RHP Yovani Gallardo To Rangers

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Texas Rangers have acquired Yovani Gallardo from the Milwaukee Brewers for a package of shortstop Luis Sardinas and two right-handed pitching prospects Corey Knebel and Marcos Diplan. Gallardo, 28, was 8-11 last season with a 3.51 ERA and 1.29 WHIP. He’s a quality arm that’s made at […]

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Max Scherzer Agrees To Seven-Year Deal With Nationals

An article by posted on January 19, 2015 0 Comments
Max Scherzer Agrees To Seven-Year Deal With Nationals

The Nationals and free agent starting pitcher Max Scherzer have agreed to a seven-year deal, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports. Ken Rosenthal says the deal is worth $180 million dollars. According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the Nationals may explore trading either Jordan Zimmermann or Stephen Strasburg. January 18 Jon Heyman of CBS […]

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Tampa Bay Agrees To Deal With SS Asdrubal Cabrera

An article by posted on December 30, 2014 0 Comments
Tampa Bay Agrees To Deal With SS Asdrubal Cabrera

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a deal with free agent shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, pending a physical. Cabrera, 29, batted .229/.312/.389 with five home runs for the Nationals, and .241 with 14 home runs and a .694 OPS overall this season between the Nats and Indians. Though […]

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