Tag: free agent

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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Nats Deal Disgruntled Danny Espinosa To The Angels

An article by posted on December 10, 2016 0 Comments
Nats Deal Disgruntled Danny Espinosa To The Angels

A day after he skipped the the team’s annual Winterfest, citing he was unhappy with the trade for Adam Eaton, the Washington Nationals have traded infielder Danny Espinosa to the Los Angeles Angels according to a tweet by Josh Norris of Baseball America. The Nats will be getting two right-handed pitching prospects back, Austin Adams […]

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Lucas Duda Will Not Be Traded

An article by posted on December 8, 2016 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Will Not Be Traded

With the Mets apparently having difficulty in moving Jay Bruce during the Winter Meetings, some have been left to speculate whether the Mets would look to trade Lucas Duda and move one of their outfielders like Bruce or Michael Conforto to first base. According to Matt Ehalt of the The Record, the Mets are not […]

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Yankees Sign Aroldis Chapman For 5 Years, $86M

An article by posted on December 7, 2016 0 Comments
Yankees Sign Aroldis Chapman For 5 Years, $86M

According to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the New York Yankees have signed free agent closer Aroldis Chapman to a 5 year, $86 million deal. This makes Chapman, 28, the highest paid closer in history with an average annual salary of $17.2 million. The previous record was set just a few days ago by Mark Melancon […]

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