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Royals Could Add Starting Pitching  

Even though the Royals had one of the majors’ least effective rotations in 2019, the rebuilding club has done little to nothing to upgrade that area of its roster. That could change before the season, though. Royals general manager Dayton Moore revealed over the weekend that the team’s still considering free-agent starters, Jeffrey Flanagan of…

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2020-01-28 05:17:11



Royals Could Add Starting Pitching  

Even though the Royals had one of the majors’ least effective rotations in 2019, the rebuilding club has done little to nothing to upgrade that area of its roster. That could change before the season, though. Royals general manager Dayton Moore revealed over the weekend that the team’s still considering free-agent starters, Jeffrey Flanagan of…

what do you think?

2020-01-28 05:09:41



MLBTR Poll: Grading The Starling Marte Trade  

They’re throwing a Marte party in the desert. The Diamondbacks on Monday acquired center fielder Starling Marte from the Pirates in a blockbuster trade that saw shortstop prospect Liover Peguero, young righty Brennan Malone and $250K in international money go to Pittsburgh in return. Arizona now happens to have the top two Martes in the…

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2020-01-28 04:28:25



MLBTR Poll: Grading The Starling Marte Trade  

They’re throwing a Marte party in the desert. The Diamondbacks on Monday acquired center fielder Starling Marte from the Pirates in a blockbuster trade that saw shortstop prospect Liover Peguero, young righty Brennan Malone and $250K in international money go to Pittsburgh in return. Arizona now happens to have the top two Martes in the…

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2020-01-28 04:13:29



Minor MLB Transactions: 1/27/20  

The latest minor moves from around baseball… First baseman Kennys Vargas has agreed to a minor league contract with the Tigers, Jason Beck of MLB.com tweets. The deal does not include an invitation to major league spring training. The hulking Vargas will now join his second AL Central organization, having appeared in the majors with…

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2020-01-28 03:32:42



Carlos Gonzalez Intends To Play This Year  

Outfielder Carlos Gonzalez is among the stragglers remaining on the free-agent market as spring training nears, and the former star is holding out hope someone will give him an opportunity to re-establish himself. Gonzalez intends to play this season, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports. Gonzalez hasn’t logged a professional at-bat since last June 27,…

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2020-01-28 01:37:03



Minor MLB Transactions: 1/27/20  

The latest minor moves from around baseball… First baseman Kennys Vargas has agreed to a minor league contract with the Tigers, Jason Beck of MLB.com tweets. The deal does not include an invitation to major league spring training. The hulking Vargas will now join his second AL Central organization, having appeared in the majors with…

what do you think?

2020-01-28 01:36:01



Carlos Gonzalez Intends To Play This Year  

Outfielder Carlos Gonzalez is among the stragglers remaining on the free-agent market as spring training nears, and the former star is holding out hope someone will give him an opportunity to re-establish himself. Gonzalez intends to play this season, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports. Gonzalez hasn’t logged a professional at-bat since last June 27,…

what do you think?

2020-01-28 01:07:28



Nationals Sign Kevin Quackenbush  

The Nationals have signed right-handed reliever Kevin Quackenbush to a minor league contract, Dan Kolko of MASN tweets. The deal includes an invitation to major league spring training. Now 31 years old, Quackenbush was a valuable late-game option with the Padres at the outset of his career. Quackenbush amassed 172 1/3 innings of 3.50 ERA/3.63…

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2020-01-27 22:20:39



MLBTR Chat Transcript: 1/27/20  

Click here to read a transcript of tonight’s live chat with Connor Byrne of MLBTR.

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2020-01-27 20:41:45



Reds Designate Jose Siri For Assignment  

The Reds announced Monday that they’ve designated outfielder Jose Siri for assignment. His spot on the 40-man roster goes to fellow outfielder Nicholas Castellanos, whose previously reported four-year, $64MM contract has now been formally announced. Siri, 24, was considered to be among Cincinnati’s best farmhands just two years ago. FanGraphs, in fact, ranked him near…

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2020-01-27 19:51:40



Reds Designate Jose Siri For Assignment  

The Reds announced Monday that they’ve designated outfielder Jose Siri for assignment. His spot on the 40-man roster goes to fellow outfielder Nicholas Castellanos, whose previously reported four-year, $64MM contract has now been formally announced. Siri, 24, was considered to be among Cincinnati’s best farmhands just two years ago. FanGraphs, in fact, ranked him near…

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2020-01-27 16:21:35



Latest On Padres-Red Sox Talks On Mookie Betts  

The chatter on Red Sox star Mookie Betts continues even as the opening of camp draws near. Three NL West organizations are reportedly engaged with the Boston organization on the exceptional right fielder, adding to the intrigue. Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune updates the situation from the Padres’ perspective, covering quite a few notable…

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2020-01-27 14:33:44



Reds “Considering” Nick Senzel Trade Scenarios  

After adding another significant free agent to their lineup, the Reds may not be finished. The club is “considering” finding a deal involving top young talent Nick Senzel, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network (via Twitter). It doesn’t appear that there’s a specific deal already lined up. But the acquisition of Nicholas Castellanos further…

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2020-01-27 13:49:26



Cubs Reportedly Interested In Scooter Gennett  

The Cubs are showing interest in veteran second baseman Scooter Gennett, according to Bruce Levine of 670thescore.com (via Twitter). The status of talks isn’t fully evident. Gennett is looking for a rebound opportunity after a brutal 2019 campaign. He was shelved early with a significant groin strain and never got going with the bat. The…

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2020-01-27 13:35:09



Athletics Optimistic About Stadium Project  

The Athletics are expressing quite a lot of optimism regarding the team’s longstanding efforts to secure a new ballpark. President Dave Kaval says that he anticipates final approval to proceed with construction this summer, as Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle tweets. Over the years, the twists and turns in the stadium-building process have…

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2020-01-27 12:40:50



Latest On Padres-Red Sox Talks On Mookie Betts  

The chatter on Red Sox star Mookie Betts continues even as the opening of camp draws near. Three NL West organizations are reportedly engaged with the Boston organization on the exceptional right fielder, adding to the intrigue. Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune updates the situation from the Padres’ perspective, covering quite a few notable…

what do you think?

2020-01-27 10:50:13



Diamondbacks To Acquire Starling Marte  

1:37pm: Liover Peguero is one of the two players going to the Pirates, per Robert Murray (Twitter link). Recent 33rd overall draft selection Brennan Malone is the other, Heyman tweets. There’s also $250K in international spending money moving to Pittsburgh. Baseball America graded both players (subscription link) among the top ten prospects on an Arizona farm…

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2020-01-27 10:12:04



Cubs Reportedly Interested In Scooter Gennett  

The Cubs are showing interest in veteran second baseman Scooter Gennett, according to Bruce Levine of 670thescore.com (via Twitter). The status of talks isn’t fully evident. Gennett is looking for a rebound opportunity after a brutal 2019 campaign. He was shelved early with a significant groin strain and never got going with the bat. The…

what do you think?

2020-01-27 10:10:50



Athletics Optimistic About Stadium Project  

The Athletics are expressing quite a lot of optimism regarding the team’s longstanding efforts to secure a new ballpark. President Dave Kaval says that he anticipates final approval to proceed with construction this summer, as Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle tweets. Over the years, the twists and turns in the stadium-building process have…

what do you think?

2020-01-27 10:10:44



Diamondbacks Designate Pat Valaika For Assignment  

The Diamondbacks announced that they’ve designated infielder Pat Valaika for assignment. His spot on the 40-man roster will go to new center fielder Starling Marte, whose acquisition from the Pirates has been formally announced by the team. It’s the third time this winter that Valaika, 27, has been jettisoned from a 40-man roster. The former…

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2020-01-27 09:58:43



MLBTR Chat Transcript: 1/27/20  

Click here to read a transcript of tonight’s live chat with Connor Byrne of MLBTR.

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2020-01-27 08:37:09



Diamondbacks To Acquire Starling Marte  

1:37pm: Liover Peguero is one of the two players going to the Pirates, per Robert Murray (Twitter link). Recent 33rd overall draft selection Brennan Malone is the other, Heyman tweets. There’s also $250K in international spending money moving to Pittsburgh. Baseball America graded both players (subscription link) among the top ten prospects on an Arizona farm…

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2020-01-27 08:35:20



Brewers Sign Shelby Miller To Minor League Deal  

The Brewers announced that they’ve signed right-hander Shelby Miller to a minor league contract. The Roc Nation Sports client will be in Major League camp as a non-roster invitee this spring. It wasn’t long ago that the 29-year-old Miller was considered to be among the game’s rising young pitchers, but he fell on hard times…

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2020-01-27 08:02:05



Reds To Sign Nicholas Castellanos  

The Reds have reportedly struck a four-year, $64MM pact with free agent outfielder Nicholas Castellanos. The Scott Boras client also obtains opt-out opportunities after the 2020 and 2021 campaigns. This is a fascinating agreement for a variety of reasons. It represents a finishing flourish from Boras, who orchestrated a masterful winter of signings. MLBTR had…

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2020-01-27 08:01:26



Diamondbacks Designate Pat Valaika For Assignment  

The Diamondbacks announced that they’ve designated infielder Pat Valaika for assignment. His spot on the 40-man roster will go to new center fielder Starling Marte, whose acquisition from the Pirates has been formally announced by the team. It’s the third time this winter that Valaika, 27, has been jettisoned from a 40-man roster. The former…

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2020-01-27 07:16:23



Brewers Sign Shelby Miller To Minor League Deal  

The Brewers announced that they’ve signed right-hander Shelby Miller to a minor league contract. The Roc Nation Sports client will be in Major League camp as a non-roster invitee this spring. It wasn’t long ago that the 29-year-old Miller was considered to be among the game’s rising young pitchers, but he fell on hard times…

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2020-01-27 07:10:58



Nationals Sign Kevin Quackenbush  

The Nationals have signed right-handed reliever Kevin Quackenbush to a minor league contract, Dan Kolko of MASN tweets. The deal includes an invitation to major league spring training. Now 31 years old, Quackenbush was a valuable late-game option with the Padres at the outset of his career. Quackenbush amassed 172 1/3 innings of 3.50 ERA/3.63…

what do you think?

2020-01-27 05:53:54



What's Next For The Pirates?  

Hours after trading Starling Marte to the Diamondbacks, Pirates general manager Ben Cherington told reporters at PNC Park that he’s hopeful of adding a new center fielder prior to Opening Day (Twitter link via Adam Berry of MLB.com). Doing so would enable the team to continue utilizing Bryan Reynolds in left field and allow Guillermo…

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2020-01-27 04:28:52



Reds “Considering” Nick Senzel Trade Scenarios  

After adding another significant free agent to their lineup, the Reds may not be finished. The club is “considering” finding a deal involving top young talent Nick Senzel, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network (via Twitter). It doesn’t appear that there’s a specific deal already lined up. But the acquisition of Nicholas Castellanos further…

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2020-01-27 03:28:50



NL Notes: Marlins, Brewers, Knebel, Taylor  

We’ll round up a few notes from the Senior Circuit to finish the weekend. The Marlins are in ongoing negotiations with Sinclair Broadcast Group about a new TV rights contract, reports Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. The parties’ current deal, which will pay the club a league-low $20MM for broadcast rights on Fox Sports’ regional…

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2020-01-27 02:37:26



What's Next For The Pirates?  

Hours after trading Starling Marte to the Diamondbacks, Pirates general manager Ben Cherington told reporters at PNC Park that he’s hopeful of adding a new center fielder prior to Opening Day (Twitter link via Adam Berry of MLB.com). Doing so would enable the team to continue utilizing Bryan Reynolds in left field and allow Guillermo…

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2020-01-27 02:31:21



Latest On Mookie Betts  

Mookie Betts trade drama has been one of the prevailing stories of the offseason. In addition to the Red Sox’s recent discussions with the Padres, Boston is also in touch with the Dodgers on a potential Betts deal, reports Alex Speier of the Boston Globe. While there’s still no certainty that Boston will eventually pull…

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2020-01-27 02:19:37



Reds To Sign Nicholas Castellanos  

The Reds have reportedly struck a four-year, $64MM pact with free agent outfielder Nicholas Castellanos. The Scott Boras client also obtains opt-out opportunities after the 2020 and 2021 campaigns. This is a fascinating agreement for a variety of reasons. It represents a finishing flourish from Boras, who orchestrated a masterful winter of signings. MLBTR had…

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2020-01-27 01:05:14



Report: Reds “Clear Frontrunners” To Sign Nicholas Castellanos  

According to a report from Jon Paul Morosi of MLB Network, the Reds are now seen as the “clear frontrunner” to sign free-agent outfielder Nicholas Castellanos, with Morosi adding that the two sides have made progress in their negotiations over the past few days. The Giants have also been in contact with Castellanos in recent…

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2020-01-26 22:05:23



Ryan Braun Discusses Future  

Franchise icon Ryan Braun is entering the final guaranteed season of the contract extension he signed with the Brewers nearly a decade ago. Now 36, the former MVP is nearing the end of a storied career. In fact, it’s not out of the question that 2020 could prove to be his final season, he acknowledged to…

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2020-01-26 20:17:42



Astros Interview Mark Kotsay For Manager  

The Astros interviewed A’s quality control coach Mark Kotsay last week as part of their ongoing search for A.J. Hinch’s replacement, reports Brian McTaggart of MLB.com (via Twitter). Kotsay becomes the ninth known candidate in Houston’s wide-ranging managerial search. Kotsay also drew consideration from the Giants and Pirates for their vacancies earlier in the offseason,…

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2020-01-26 19:15:43



Report: Reds “Clear Frontrunners” To Sign Nicholas Castellanos  

According to a report from Jon Paul Morosi of MLB Network, the Reds are now seen as the “clear frontrunner” to sign free-agent outfielder Nicholas Castellanos, with Morosi adding that the two sides have made progress in their negotiations over the past few days. The Giants have also been in contact with Castellanos in recent…

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2020-01-26 18:42:10



Marlins To Sign Matt Joyce  

The Marlins have agreed to terms with free agent corner outfielder Matt Joyce, reports Jon Heyman of MLB Network (via Twitter). He is represented by ACES. Terms of the deal remain unclear. Joyce, 35, has had a series of up-and-down performances the past few seasons. A productive hitter for the Rays from 2010-14, Joyce was traded…

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2020-01-26 16:37:58



Mets Sign Erasmo Ramirez To Minor League Deal  

The Mets have signed right-handed pitcher Erasmo Ramirez to a minor league deal, according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. He’ll get a non-roster invite to big league camp. Ramirez, 29, spent last year in the Red Sox organization, pitching mostly in Triple-A and making one appearance with the big league team. In 125 1/3 innings…

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2020-01-26 15:54:30



Mets Sign Erasmo Ramirez To Minor League Deal  

The Mets have signed right-handed pitcher Erasmo Ramirez to a minor league deal, according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. He’ll get a non-roster invite to big league camp. Ramirez, 29, spent last year in the Red Sox organization, pitching mostly in Triple-A and making one appearance with the big league team. In 125 1/3 innings…

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2020-01-26 15:16:16



Marlins To Sign Matt Joyce  

The Marlins have agreed to terms with free agent corner outfielder Matt Joyce, reports Jon Heyman of MLB Network (via Twitter). He is represented by ACES. Terms of the deal remain unclear. Joyce, 35, has had a series of up-and-down performances the past few seasons. A productive hitter for the Rays from 2010-14, Joyce was traded…

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2020-01-26 15:13:06



Teams That Gained Or Lost Draft Picks Via Qualifying Offer Free Agents  

Now that Marcell Ozuna has signed, all 10 of the players who were issued a one-year, $17.8MM qualifying offer in November have settled on teams for the 2020 season.  Of that group, two (Jose Abreu of the White Sox and Jake Odorizzi of the Twins) accepted their qualifying offers and returned to their clubs —…

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2020-01-26 13:27:35



Ryan Braun Discusses Future  

Franchise icon Ryan Braun is entering the final guaranteed season of the contract extension he signed with the Brewers nearly a decade ago. Now 36, the former MVP is nearing the end of a storied career. In fact, it’s not out of the question that 2020 could prove to be his final season, he acknowledged to…

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2020-01-26 12:43:58



Orioles Have Interest In Andrew Cashner  

With the Orioles looking to add an inexpensive veteran arm to their rotation, Andrew Cashner is “one of the free agents under consideration,” MASNsports.com’s Roch Kubatko writes.  GM Mike Elias said on Saturday that the O’s would be more likely to acquire a Major League starter through free agency than through the trade market, and…

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2020-01-26 12:20:14



MLBTR Chat Transcript: Castellanos, Holt, Arenado, Ray, HOF  

Click here to read the transcript of this morning’s baseball chat, moderated by MLBTR’s Mark Polishuk

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2020-01-26 11:30:20



Astros Interview Mark Kotsay For Manager  

The Astros interviewed A’s quality control coach Mark Kotsay last week as part of their ongoing search for A.J. Hinch’s replacement, reports Brian McTaggart of MLB.com (via Twitter). Kotsay becomes the ninth known candidate in Houston’s wide-ranging managerial search. Kotsay also drew consideration from the Giants and Pirates for their vacancies earlier in the offseason,…

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2020-01-26 09:41:19



Pirates Owner Bob Nutting Discusses Player Development, Payroll  

The Pirates’ future direction under new general manager Ben Cherington has yet to become entirely certain, as the club hasn’t made any notable moves during Cherington’s two-plus months in charge to indicate either a rebuild or a reload for the 2020 season.  This waiting period (or perhaps even the thought of a rebuild in general)…

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2020-01-26 06:05:24



MLBTR Chat Transcript: Castellanos, Holt, Arenado, Ray, HOF  

Click here to read the transcript of this morning’s baseball chat, moderated by MLBTR’s Mark Polishuk

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2020-01-26 04:40:34



Teams That Gained Or Lost Draft Picks Via Qualifying Offer Free Agents  

Now that Marcell Ozuna has signed, all 10 of the players who were issued a one-year, $17.8MM qualifying offer in November have settled on teams for the 2020 season.  Of that group, two (Jose Abreu of the White Sox and Jake Odorizzi of the Twins) accepted their qualifying offers and returned to their clubs —…

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2020-01-26 02:58:28



Quick Hits: Franco, Rays, Goodrum, Red Sox  

It was two years ago today that the Brewers made one of the biggest single-day splurges in recent baseball history, acquiring Christian Yelich from the Marlins for a four-prospect trade package, and also agreeing to sign Lorenzo Cain to a five-year, $80MM contract.  (Cain’s deal wasn’t officially finalized until he passed a physical on January…

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2020-01-26 02:56:59



Orioles Have Interest In Andrew Cashner  

With the Orioles looking to add an inexpensive veteran arm to their rotation, Andrew Cashner is “one of the free agents under consideration,” MASNsports.com’s Roch Kubatko writes.  GM Mike Elias said on Saturday that the O’s would be more likely to acquire a Major League starter through free agency than through the trade market, and…

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2020-01-26 02:40:58



Quick Hits: Franco, Rays, Goodrum, Red Sox  

It was two years ago today that the Brewers made one of the biggest single-day splurges in recent baseball history, acquiring Christian Yelich from the Marlins for a four-prospect trade package, and also agreeing to sign Lorenzo Cain to a five-year, $80MM contract.  (Cain’s deal wasn’t officially finalized until he passed a physical on January…

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2020-01-26 02:02:37



Pirates Owner Bob Nutting Discusses Player Development, Payroll  

The Pirates’ future direction under new general manager Ben Cherington has yet to become entirely certain, as the club hasn’t made any notable moves during Cherington’s two-plus months in charge to indicate either a rebuild or a reload for the 2020 season.  This waiting period (or perhaps even the thought of a rebuild in general)…

what do you think?

2020-01-26 01:49:37



Jon Daniels Discusses Rangers' Remaining Offseason Needs  

Speaking at the Rangers’ “Peek At The Park” fan event on Saturday, GM Jon Daniels gave MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan and other reporters a seeming hint about the club’s offseason direction, stating “I would think that if we do make any significant acquisition, a trade is more likely than a free agent….just the discussions we've had…

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2020-01-25 19:34:17



Twins Notes: Cruz, Donaldson, Hill  

Nelson Cruz hit .311/.392/.639 with 41 homers in his first season in Minnesota, making it an easy call for the Twins to exercise their $12MM club option on the veteran slugger for 2020.  Cruz can be a free agent next winter, though GM Thad Levine told fans and reporters (including Betsy Helfand of the St.…

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2020-01-25 17:14:49



Twins Notes: Cruz, Donaldson, Hill  

Nelson Cruz hit .311/.392/.639 with 41 homers in his first season in Minnesota, making it an easy call for the Twins to exercise their $12MM club option on the veteran slugger for 2020.  Cruz can be a free agent next winter, though GM Thad Levine told fans and reporters (including Betsy Helfand of the St.…

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2020-01-25 17:06:11



Marlins To Sign Brandon Kintzler  

The Marlins have agreed to a one-year deal with right-hander Brandon Kintzler, ESPN.com’s Jesse Rogers reports (Twitter link).  The deal will pay Kintzler $3.25MM in guaranteed money — $3MM in 2020 salary, and a $250K buyout of a $4MM club option for the 2021 season.  Kintzler is represented by Kevin Kohler. More analysis to come…

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2020-01-25 16:33:40



Mets, Eduardo Nunez Agree To Minor League Deal  

The Mets have agreed to a minor league deal with free-agent infielder Eduardo Nunez, according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. It includes a non-roster invite to Major League Spring Training. Nunez, 32, is coming off a dreadful year that ended in July with his release from the Red Sox, with whom he had played since…

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2020-01-25 15:38:17



Diamondbacks Interested In Brian Dozier  

The Diamondbacks are one of the teams with interest in free-agent second baseman Brian Dozier, reports Jon Heyman of MLB Network. If there are other clubs looking at Dozier, their identities are unknown as of now. It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything regarding Dozier, and this is the first time a specific team…

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2020-01-25 14:09:49



Mets, Eduardo Nunez Agree To Minor League Deal  

The Mets have agreed to a minor league deal with free-agent infielder Eduardo Nunez, according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. It includes a non-roster invite to Major League Spring Training. Nunez, 32, is coming off a dreadful year that ended in July with his release from the Red Sox, with whom he had played since…

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2020-01-25 11:50:46



NL Notes: Braves, Acuna, Brewers, Urias, Nationals, Zimmerman, Payroll  

Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker has no intention of moving Ronald Acuna Jr. to the cleanup spot, per The Athletic’s David O’Brien (via Twitter). Even before the Marcell Ozuna signing, Snitker wasn’t entertaining removing Acuna from leadoff, where he excelled last season after a short stint in the middle of the order. Acuna has 15 leadoff…

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2020-01-25 11:34:32



Astros Interviewed Bobby Evans For GM Job  

The Astros have interviewed former Giants general manager Bobby Evans for their own vacant GM post, according to a report from Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Evans is the first name to have emerged in Houston’s hunt for its next top executive. The Astros, of course, are in need of replacements for both deposed GM…

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2020-01-25 11:28:56



Latest on Padres And Mookie Betts  

The Padres continue to push for another star as they engage in trade discussions with the Red Sox for Mookie Betts and the Pirates for Starling Marte. The newest tidbit comes for MLB Network insider Jon Heyman who tweets that the Padres are more likely to move Luis Patino than MacKenzie Gore. To be clear,…

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2020-01-25 10:14:10



Latest on Padres And Mookie Betts  

The Padres continue to push for another star as they engage in trade discussions with the Red Sox for Mookie Betts and the Pirates for Starling Marte. The newest tidbit comes for MLB Network insider Jon Heyman who tweets that the Padres are more likely to move Luis Patino than MacKenzie Gore. To be clear,…

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2020-01-25 10:01:56



Astros Interviewed Bobby Evans For GM Job  

The Astros have interviewed former Giants general manager Bobby Evans for their own vacant GM post, according to a report from Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Evans is the first name to have emerged in Houston’s hunt for its next top executive. The Astros, of course, are in need of replacements for both deposed GM…

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2020-01-25 09:33:39



AL Central Notes: White Sox, Madrigal, Kopech, Royals, Perez, Mondesi  

SoxFest is a victory lap trap for the Chicago White Sox this year, but Rick Hahn won’t cop to it. “We haven’t won anything yet,” said the Sox’ GM, per The Athletic’s James Fegan. With the golden boy Cubs hanging a winter goose egg (Steven Souza notwithstanding), the White Sox’ rebuilding efforts are cusping at…

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2020-01-25 09:25:09



Marlins To Sign Brandon Kintzler  

The Marlins have agreed to a one-year deal with right-hander Brandon Kintzler, ESPN.com’s Jesse Rogers reports (Twitter link).  The deal will pay Kintzler $3.25MM in guaranteed money — $3MM in 2020 salary, and a $250K buyout of a $4MM club option for the 2021 season.  Kintzler is represented by Kevin Kohler. More analysis to come…

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2020-01-25 07:57:49



Diamondbacks Interested In Brian Dozier  

The Diamondbacks are one of the teams with interest in free-agent second baseman Brian Dozier, reports Jon Heyman of MLB Network. If there are other clubs looking at Dozier, their identities are unknown as of now. It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything regarding Dozier, and this is the first time a specific team…

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2020-01-25 07:38:17



Bartolo Colon Not Ready To Retire  

Rejoice, baseball fans. The 46-year-old Bartolo Colon isn’t ready to call it a career, Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com recently told MLB Network (video link beginning at the 6:20 mark). The right-hander’s hoping to sign a minor league contract and make his way back to the majors, according to Sanchez, who adds that Colon has offers…

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2020-01-25 06:36:27



Yankees Want Miguel Andujar To Learn To Play 1B, LF  

The Yankees’ Miguel Andujar spent 2018 at third base, where he endured his fair share of struggles. Andujar posted a horrid minus-25 Defensive Runs Saved and a similarly poor minus-16 Ultimate Zone Rating, but the doubles machine’s outstanding offensive production overshadowed his difficulties in the field. While Andujar finished second in AL Rookie of the…

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2020-01-25 06:11:11



Matt Chapman Hoping for Extension  

The stellar left side of the Athletics’ infield might not stay intact for much longer. Shortstop Marcus Semien is due to reach free agency next offseason. The two sides have shown interest in an extension, but nothing has come together thus far. There’s less pressure to lock up third baseman Matt Chapman, who won’t be…

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2020-01-25 05:31:33



Jon Daniels Discusses Rangers' Remaining Offseason Needs  

Speaking at the Rangers’ “Peek At The Park” fan event on Saturday, GM Jon Daniels gave MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan and other reporters a seeming hint about the club’s offseason direction, stating “I would think that if we do make any significant acquisition, a trade is more likely than a free agent….just the discussions we've had…

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2020-01-25 05:24:19



Blue Jays To Sign Rafael Dolis  

The Blue Jays have reached a one-year agreement with right-hander Rafael Dolis, Scott Mitchell of TSN tweets. The deal includes a club option for 2021. Dolis is a client of Moye Sports Associates. The 32-year-old Dolis is now in position to return to the majors for the first time since 2013, when he threw a…

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2020-01-25 03:53:07



Bartolo Colon Not Ready To Retire  

Rejoice, baseball fans. The 46-year-old Bartolo Colon isn’t ready to call it a career, Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com recently told MLB Network (video link beginning at the 6:20 mark). The right-hander’s hoping to sign a minor league contract and make his way back to the majors, according to Sanchez, who adds that Colon has offers…

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2020-01-25 03:44:17



Matt Chapman Hoping for Extension  

The stellar left side of the Athletics’ infield might not stay intact for much longer. Shortstop Marcus Semien is due to reach free agency next offseason. The two sides have shown interest in an extension, but nothing has come together thus far. There’s less pressure to lock up third baseman Matt Chapman, who won’t be…

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2020-01-25 03:20:33



Blue Jays To Sign Rafael Dolis  

The Blue Jays have reached a one-year agreement with right-hander Rafael Dolis, Scott Mitchell of TSN tweets. The deal includes a club option for 2021. Dolis is a client of Moye Sports Associates. The 32-year-old Dolis is now in position to return to the majors for the first time since 2013, when he threw a…

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2020-01-25 02:21:02



AL Central Notes: White Sox, Madrigal, Kopech, Royals, Perez, Mondesi  

SoxFest is a victory lap trap for the Chicago White Sox this year, but Rick Hahn won’t cop to it. “We haven’t won anything yet,” said the Sox’ GM, per The Athletic’s James Fegan. With the golden boy Cubs hanging a winter goose egg (Steven Souza notwithstanding), the White Sox’ rebuilding efforts are cusping at…

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2020-01-25 02:04:57



NL Notes: Braves, Acuna, Brewers, Urias, Nationals, Zimmerman, Payroll  

Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker has no intention of moving Ronald Acuna Jr. to the cleanup spot, per The Athletic’s David O’Brien (via Twitter). Even before the Marcell Ozuna signing, Snitker wasn’t entertaining removing Acuna from leadoff, where he excelled last season after a short stint in the middle of the order. Acuna has 15 leadoff…

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2020-01-25 01:55:26



Yankees Want Miguel Andujar To Learn To Play 1B, LF  

The Yankees’ Miguel Andujar spent 2018 at third base, where he endured his fair share of struggles. Andujar posted a horrid minus-25 Defensive Runs Saved and a similarly poor minus-16 Ultimate Zone Rating, but the doubles machine’s outstanding offensive production overshadowed his difficulties in the field. While Andujar finished second in AL Rookie of the…

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2020-01-25 01:09:37



Rockies Nearing Multi-Year Contract With Trevor Story  

8:39pm: It is indeed an arbitration-only contract, ESPN.com’s Jeff Passan tweets. Story will receive $27.5MM over the two-year term. The Rockies will not gain control over any prospective open-market seasons but will gain some cost certainty as part of the work-out. 8:36pm: The Rockies are closing in on a “multi-year deal” with star shortstop Trevor Story,…

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2020-01-24 19:23:19



Mike Minor Interested In Discussing Extension With Rangers  

Southpaw Mike Minor has already more than made good on his side of the three-year bargain he struck with the Rangers. With one more season left on that deal, he’s interested in working out a new pact to stay for more. As Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News (Twitter link) and MLB.com’s TR Sullivan…

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2020-01-24 18:17:02



Twins Designate Ryne Harper  

The Twins have designated right-hander Ryne Harper for assignment, the club informed reporters including Dan Hayes of The Athletic (Twitter link). His roster spot was needed for the addition of Josh Donaldson. It’s a tough result for the 30-year-old Harper, who had a solid showing in his long-awaited MLB debut campaign. He worked to a…

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2020-01-24 18:13:36



Free Agent Spending By Team: American League  

As we covered earlier this week, almost all of the prominent free agents in this year’s class have already exited the board. Because of that, we’ll see more and more minor league signings and fewer and fewer major league deals in the weeks leading up to the start of the regular season. This has been…

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2020-01-24 16:44:31



Mariners Claim Nick Margevicius  

The Mariners have claimed lefty Nick Margevicius off waivers from the Padres, per a club announcement. Right-hander Reggie McClain was designated for assignment to create roster space. Margevicius was designated for assignment recently by the Friars. This move officially ends a rather unusual run through the San Diego system. A seventh-round choice in the 2017…

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2020-01-24 16:41:20



Rockies Nearing Multi-Year Contract With Trevor Story  

8:39pm: It is indeed an arbitration-only contract, ESPN.com’s Jeff Passan tweets. Story will receive $27.5MM over the two-year term. The Rockies will not gain control over any prospective open-market seasons but will gain some cost certainty as part of the work-out. 8:36pm: The Rockies are closing in on a “multi-year deal” with star shortstop Trevor Story,…

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2020-01-24 16:08:26



Cardinals Likely To Use Alex Reyes In Bullpen Role  

It wasn’t that long ago that Alex Reyes was arguably baseball’s best pitching prospect — a power right-hander heralded as the Cardinals’ ace of the future, Injuries, however, have decimated Reyes’ past few years. Tommy John surgery plus lat and pectoral strains have limited him to a combined 195 2/3 innings in the past four…

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2020-01-24 14:10:57



Mike Minor Interested In Discussing Extension With Rangers  

Southpaw Mike Minor has already more than made good on his side of the three-year bargain he struck with the Rangers. With one more season left on that deal, he’s interested in working out a new pact to stay for more. As Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News (Twitter link) and MLB.com’s TR Sullivan…

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2020-01-24 13:14:25



Giants Outright Jake Jewell, Trevor Oaks  

The Giants continued their roster-churning efforts by outrighting pitchers Jake Jewell and Trevor Oaks. Among those to tweet the news was Kerry Crowley of the Bay Area News Group (via Twitter). Both of these 26-year-old right-handers were acquired earlier in the offseason through waiver claims, then dropped to allow the club to acquire two additional…

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2020-01-24 11:48:37



Mariners Claim Nick Margevicius  

The Mariners have claimed lefty Nick Margevicius off waivers from the Padres, per a club announcement. Right-hander Reggie McClain was designated for assignment to create roster space. Margevicius was designated for assignment recently by the Friars. This move officially ends a rather unusual run through the San Diego system. A seventh-round choice in the 2017…

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2020-01-24 11:29:04



Marlins Pursuing Brandon Kintzler  

The Marlins are a reported finalist for righty Pedro Strop, but they’re also “very much in pursuit” of right-hander Brandon Kintzler, tweets Craig Mish of FNTSY Sports Radio. The Miami organization is hoping to entrust ninth-inning duties to one of those two veteran late-inning arms. Both Strop and Kintzler have spent the past couple seasons…

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2020-01-24 11:15:01



Nationals To Re-Sign Ryan Zimmerman  

The Nationals have reached a one-year, $2MM guarantee with first baseman Ryan Zimmerman, pending a physical, Barry Svrluga of the Washington Post reports. The deal can max out at $5MM with performance bonuses, and it includes a full no-trade clause. Zimmerman’s a client of CAA Sports. It’s no surprise reigning world champion Washington’s bringing back…

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2020-01-24 10:49:50



Giants Outright Jake Jewell, Trevor Oaks  

The Giants continued their roster-churning efforts by outrighting pitchers Jake Jewell and Trevor Oaks. Among those to tweet the news was Kerry Crowley of the Bay Area News Group (via Twitter). Both of these 26-year-old right-handers were acquired earlier in the offseason through waiver claims, then dropped to allow the club to acquire two additional…

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2020-01-24 10:35:36



Astros To Interview Brad Ausmus  

The Astros have added to the list of candidates for their surprise managerial opening. Brad Ausmus is in Houston presently to take an interview with the club, Mark Berman of FOX 26 was among those to report on Twitter. Ausmus had two stints with the Astros during his playing career, accounting for ten of his…

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2020-01-24 09:43:50



Twins Designate Ryne Harper  

The Twins have designated right-hander Ryne Harper for assignment, the club informed reporters including Dan Hayes of The Athletic (Twitter link). His roster spot was needed for the addition of Josh Donaldson. It’s a tough result for the 30-year-old Harper, who had a solid showing in his long-awaited MLB debut campaign. He worked to a…

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2020-01-24 09:19:26



Nationals To Sign Welington Castillo  

The Nationals have a deal in place with backstop Welington Castillo, per reports from MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand (via Twitter) and Todd Dybas of NBC Sports Washington (via Twitter). He’ll be in big league camp this spring. Castillo will join a catching mix that already includes two MLB fixtures in Kurt Suzuki and Yan Gomes, both…

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2020-01-24 08:01:56



Nationals To Sign Welington Castillo  

The Nationals have a deal in place with backstop Welington Castillo, per reports from MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand (via Twitter) and Todd Dybas of NBC Sports Washington (via Twitter). He’ll be in big league camp this spring. Castillo will join a catching mix that already includes two MLB fixtures in Kurt Suzuki and Yan Gomes, both…

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2020-01-24 06:51:36



MLBTR Poll: Mookie Betts' Red Sox Future  

Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts has been one of multiple superstars involved in trade speculation this offseason, joining the likes of Nolan Arenado, Francisco Lindor and Kris Bryant. The Betts rumors got especially interesting Thursday when a report indicated the Red Sox and Padres have discussed a swap centering on the 27-year-old. It doesn’t…

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2020-01-24 06:44:04



Mariners Expect To Add More Pitching Soon  

The rebuilding Mariners have largely stayed away from making noteworthy acquisitions this offseason. To this point, starter Kendall Graveman and reliever Carl Edwards Jr. – two low-cost signings – have been their most recognizable pickups of the winter. It’s possible that will change soon, however, with general manager Jerry Dipoto planning to further address the…

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2020-01-24 06:30:01



Cubs Nearing Deal With Steven Souza  

The Cubs are closing in on a deal with free agent outfielder Steven Souza Jr., per Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (via Twitter). If completed, it’ll be the Chicago organization’s first MLB contract of the offseason. Souza was previously cut loose by the Diamondbacks. The Arizona organization decided against tendering him and paying a projected…

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2020-01-24 06:15:04






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