Tag: free agent

Tigers Sign Justin Upton To Six-Year, $132 Million Deal

An article by posted on January 18, 2016 0 Comments
Tigers Sign Justin Upton To Six-Year, $132 Million Deal

According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports, the Detroit Tigers and free agent outfielder Justin Upton are in agreement on a six-year, $132 million deal pending a physical. The deal also includes an opt-out clause after the second year, so Upton could potentially hit the free agent market again before his age 30 season. […]

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Marlins Sign Dee Gordon To Five-Year Extension

An article by posted on January 13, 2016 0 Comments
Marlins Sign Dee Gordon To Five-Year Extension

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Twitter, the Miami Marlins and second baseman Dee Gordon are in agreement on a five year, $50 million dollar extension, with a $14 million vesting option for a sixth season. Gordon, 28 on Opening Day, was acquired last offseason by the Marlins in a blockbuster trade along […]

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Did Mets Bail Too Soon On Outfield Market

An article by posted on January 4, 2016 0 Comments
Did Mets Bail Too Soon On Outfield Market

As we go deeper into the offseason, there still remains several star outfielders. Whether a team wants a leadoff man, power hitter, or 5-tool player – they are available. But on December 22nd, the Mets seemingly dropped out of the saturated market when they agreed to terms with new fan favorite, Alejandro De Aza. The […]

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Maybe The Mets Were Being The Adults In The Room

An article by posted on January 1, 2016 0 Comments
Maybe The Mets Were Being The Adults In The Room

When last we checked, free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes not only had appeared on the radar of the Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, but both teams had emerged as the frontrunners to sign the former New York Met juggernaut. That was three days ago. However, we have a […]

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Dodgers Sign Scott Kazmir To Three-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 30, 2015 0 Comments
Dodgers Sign Scott Kazmir To Three-Year Deal

The Los Angeles Dodgers just announced via Twitter that they have signed free agent LHP Scott Kazmir to a three-year contract. The deal is worth $48 million dollars in total for an average annual value of $16 million. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports also adds that the deal includes an opt-out clause for Kazmir, allowing him to […]

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10 Players Who Rejected Qualifying Offers Remain Unsigned

An article by posted on December 21, 2015 0 Comments
10 Players Who Rejected Qualifying Offers Remain Unsigned

Of the 16 free agents who rejected their qualifying offers this winter, 10 of them still remain unsigned as December draws to a close. Wei-Yin Chen, Orioles Chris Davis, Orioles Ian Desmond, Nationals Dexter Fowler, Cubs Yovani Gallardo, Rangers Alex Gordon, Royals Howie Kendrick, Dodgers Ian Kennedy, Padres Daniel Murphy, Mets Justin Upton, Padres Any […]

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Astros Re-Sign Reliever Tony Sipp

An article by posted on December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Astros Re-Sign Reliever Tony Sipp

According to MLB Network, free agent reliever Tony Sipp will be heading back to Houston and has agreed to a deal with the Astros. No contract details were disclosed, and the deal is pending a physical. I’m sure Johnny-On-The-Spot Heyman will announce details soon. Update: Ken Rosenthal reports it’s a three-year, $18 million deal. Sipp […]

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Under The Microscope: Jason Heyward vs. Yoenis Cespedes

An article by posted on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Under The Microscope: Jason Heyward vs. Yoenis Cespedes

Now that the Mets have struck out in their pursuit of Ben Zobrist, it is possible that they could now turn their attention to one of the premier outfielders on the market. Leading that group are Jason Heyward and Yoenis Cespedes. If the Mets choose to go after one of those high-priced outfielders available in […]

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Three Things We Learned From Asisstant GM John Ricco Today

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
Three Things We Learned From Asisstant GM John Ricco Today

Assistant GM John Ricco spoke with reporters on Tuesday and said: 1. The Mets met again with Ben Zobrist’s agents and while they have not  a final offer they discussed the parameters for a potential deal and will negotiate further if needed. “Not quite that close but each know the general parameters, but not at the point […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Gerardo Parra, OF

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Gerardo Parra, OF

Gerardo Parra Position: Outfielder Bats: Left – Throws: Left Born: May 6, 1987 (Age 28) With the winter meetings well underway, the New York Mets are in the market for an outfielder, and as assistant GM said Monday, “not an everyday outfielder.” The team is looking for a player who can share time with Juan […]

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