Tag: free agent

Oakland Signs Reliever Ryan Madson To 3-Year Deal

An article by posted on December 6, 2015 0 Comments
Oakland Signs Reliever Ryan Madson To 3-Year Deal

The Oakland Athletics have agreed to terms with free agent reliever Ryan Madson on a three-year deal worth $22 million dollars reports Jerry Crasnick of ESPN. Madson, 35, came back with a solid season after missing three years with various injuries including Tommy John surgery. The Kansas City Royals rolled the dice on him last […]

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Cesar Ramos Could Be The Cheap Lefty Mets Are Looking For

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Cesar Ramos Could Be The Cheap Lefty Mets Are Looking For

Another bullpen option hit the free agent market last night as the Angels non-tendered left-handed reliever Cesar Ramos. Ramos, 31, had an excellent season with Los Angeles this past year, posting a 2.75 ERA in 52.1 innings spread over 65 appearances. He struck out 43 batters (7.4 K/9) and walked 15 (2.6 BB/9). His 3.02 […]

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Top Prospect Jose Miguel Fernandez Defects From Cuba

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Top Prospect Jose Miguel Fernandez Defects From Cuba

According to Ben Badler of Baseball America, Jose Miguel Fernandez has defected from Cuba in hopes of pursuing a MLB contract. Fernandez was rated as the number three overall Cuban prospect by Badler prior to the season, and he’s expected to be in high demand around the league. While he’s not a huge homerun threat, […]

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MMO Free Agent Profile: Dexter Fowler, CF

An article by posted on December 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Free Agent Profile: Dexter Fowler, CF

Dexter Fowler Position: Center Field Bats: Both – Throws: Right Born: March 22, 1986 (Age 29) With the impending departure of Yoenis Cespedes and the unsure play of Juan Lagares, the Mets may look to other options to supplant or support their current center field situation. Dexter Fowler has been rumored to be one of those […]

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Red Sox and David Price Agree On 7-Year, $217 Million Contract

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Red Sox and David Price Agree On 7-Year, $217 Million Contract

According to the Boston Globe, the Boston Red Sox have agreed to terms on a contract with free agent starting pitcher David Price. The deal is for seven years and is worth $217 million dollars. This is the largest contract for a starting pitcher ever, just beating Clayton Kershaw‘s current $215M contract with the Dodgers. […]

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Hot Stove: Braves’ Shelby Miller Drawing Heavy Trade Interest

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Hot Stove: Braves’ Shelby Miller Drawing Heavy Trade Interest

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the market for Atlanta Braves right-hander Shelby Miller is reaching a fevered pitch and as many as 20 teams have checked in on him. Miller, 25, had an excellent season for the Braves despite his 6-17 record, posting a 3.02 ERA, 1.247 WHIP and 3.45 FIP in 205.1 […]

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Mets Hot Stove Report: Zobrist, Soria, Parra, Span

An article by posted on November 26, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Hot Stove Report: Zobrist, Soria, Parra, Span

Here’s the latest on some of the Mets’ top free agent targets this offseason. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that the Mets are looking hard at Ben Zobrist.The Mets have been connected to him since the offseason began, but they will have to compete with a lot of teams in order to sign […]

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Acquiring Lefty Specialist Will Be A Top Priority For Mets

An article by posted on November 24, 2015 0 Comments
Acquiring Lefty Specialist Will Be A Top Priority For Mets

After struggling to find an effective left handed specialist in 2015, acquiring one this offseason will be one of the Mets’ top priorities. While the Mets have limited options on their current roster, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com explains that there are several possibilities internally or on the free agent market. One option is reuniting with […]

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Nationals, Braves, Dodgers Join Hunt For Darren O’Day

An article by posted on November 22, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals, Braves, Dodgers Join Hunt For Darren O’Day

A quick update on the Darren O’Day front. The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers have both expressed strong interest in signing the free-agent right-hander to be their closer, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Meanwhile, the Washington Nationals have also joined the hunt a source told Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com. I’m […]

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Boras: Matt Harvey Gave His Arm Already For Mets

An article by posted on October 10, 2015 0 Comments
Boras: Matt Harvey Gave His Arm Already For Mets

Matt Harvey‘s agent Scott Boras, who infuriated the Mets front office when he launched a public innings limit controversy  that put the Mets and his client Harvey in an awkward and tenuous position, was at it again on Friday night. Asked by reporters yet again about his opinion of how the Mets are handling Harvey, […]

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