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Mets Are Looking For Two Prospects In Exchange For Bruce

An article by posted on January 15, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Are Looking For Two Prospects In Exchange For Bruce

According to a report by Philadelphia beat writer Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com, the New York Mets are holding out for two prospects in exchange for outfielder Jay Bruce. The Phillies, he writes, have had longstanding interest in Bruce, however they are committed to hanging on to their prospects, and feel that they could sign Brandon […]

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MMO Mailbag: Ranking the Sluggers on Trade Block

An article by posted on January 10, 2017 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Ranking the Sluggers on Trade Block

Carl asks… I read over the weekend that the Minnesota Twins might be close to trading Brian Dozier who I wasn’t even aware he was available. What other power hitters are available right now in addition to Jay Bruce and how would you rank them in terms of value? Joe D. replies… There may be […]

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Reds Agree To One-Year Deal With Drew Storen

An article by posted on January 3, 2017 0 Comments
Reds Agree To One-Year Deal With Drew Storen

According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, the Cincinnati Reds have reached an agreement with free agent reliever Drew Storen on a one year deal worth $3 million dollars. He can earn an additional $1.5 million via incentives for appearances and games finished. Storen, 29, had a down year in 2016, going 4-3 with a 5.23 […]

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Jose Bautista Willing To Take One Year Deal

An article by posted on December 26, 2016 0 Comments
Jose Bautista Willing To Take One Year Deal

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, free agent slugger Jose Bautista is willing to take a one year deal. However, the deal must be worth more than the $17.2 million qualifying offer he turned down earlier this offseason. This makes his market very interesting, as teams seem weary of offering the 36 year-old a […]

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Do the Mets Have Room for Kelly Johnson?

An article by posted on December 24, 2016 0 Comments
Do the Mets Have Room for Kelly Johnson?

For the second consecutive season in 2016, the New York Mets traded for Kelly Johnson when they were in need of a super utility type player. As Johnson remains on the open market, it is worth wondering if the team yet again may have a need for the versatile player. Jonson has always seemed to […]

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Indians Sign Edwin Encarnacion To Three-Year, $65 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 22, 2016 0 Comments
Indians Sign Edwin Encarnacion To Three-Year, $65 Million Deal

According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports on Twitter, the Cleveland Indians have struck a deal with free agent stud Edwin Encarnacion on a three-year deal with an option. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports also tweets that the deal is worth a guaranteed $65 million with a $5 million option buyout. Encarnacion, 34 on Opening Day, […]

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Phillies Acquire Clay Buchholz

An article by posted on December 20, 2016 0 Comments
Phillies Acquire Clay Buchholz

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Philadelphia Phillies have acquired Clay Buchholz from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for second base prospect Josh Tobias. The 32 year old Buchholz has had an uneven career with the Red Sox posting a career 81-61 record with a 3.96 ERA and a 1.303 WHIP.  Notably, […]

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Pirates Agree On Two-Year Deal With Reliever Daniel Hudson

An article by posted on December 19, 2016 0 Comments
Pirates Agree On Two-Year Deal With Reliever Daniel Hudson

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a two-year, $11 million dollar contract with free agent right-hander Daniel Hudson, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. Hudson, 30, is coming off a disastrous season posting a 5.22 ERA and a 1.442 WHIP in 70 appearances for the Arizona Diamondbacks. It was a far cry from 2015, […]

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Rockies Sign Mike Dunn, Lefty Reliever Market Dwindling

An article by posted on December 15, 2016 0 Comments
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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Orioles Agree On One Year Deal With Catcher Welington Castillo

An article by posted on December 14, 2016 0 Comments
Orioles Agree On One Year Deal With Catcher Welington Castillo

Jon Heyman reports via Twitter that the Baltimore Orioles have signed free agent catcher Welington Castillo to a one year deal worth $6 million dollars, that includes a player option for 2018 worth $7 million. Castillo, 29, batted .264/.322/.423 last season with 24 doubles, 16 home runs and 68 RBIs in 457 plate appearances. He […]

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