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  • Randal Grichuk Traded From Cardinals to Blue Jays

    Randal Grichuk Traded From Cardinals to Blue Jays

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 19, 2018 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    The Blue Jays have agreed to acquire outfielder Randal Grichuk from the Cardinals, per a Toronto announcement. Righties Dominic Leone and Conner Greene will go to St. Louis in return. Grichuk becomes the second St. Louis player to move to the Jays via trade this winter, joining infielder Aledmys Diaz. […]

     
  • MLBPA Rejects Pace-of-Play Proposals; League Likely to Institute Anyway

    MLBPA Rejects Pace-of-Play Proposals; League Likely to Institute Anyway

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 18, 2018 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

    The players’ association rejected Major League Baseball’s latest pace-of-play proposal Thursday, increasing the likelihood that baseball will unilaterally implement a pitch clock and a limit on mound visits in advance of the 2018 season, two sources told ESPN. Union executive director Tony Clark and assistant general counsel Matt Nussbaum informed […]

     
  • Andrew McCutchen Traded From Pirates to Giants

    Andrew McCutchen Traded From Pirates to Giants

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 15, 2018 at 11:21 pm 0 comments

    The San Francisco Giants acquired outfielder Andrew McCutchen from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday for right-hander Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 in international signing bonus allocation. Pittsburgh also will send the Giants cash to cover part of McCutchen’s $14.75 million salary. The 31-year-old McCutchen, a former […]

     
  • Gerrit Cole Traded From Pittsburgh to Houston in Five-Player Deal

    Gerrit Cole Traded From Pittsburgh to Houston in Five-Player Deal

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 13, 2018 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

    The World Series champion Houston Astros have boosted their rotation with another big arm, acquiring Gerrit Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates in a five-player trade. The deal was announced Saturday. In exchange, the Pirates received right-handers Joe Musgrove and Michael Feliz, third baseman Colin Moran and outfielder Jason Martin. Cole, […]

     
  • Mets Maintain Status Quo; Bring Back Jay Bruce for Three Years

    Mets Maintain Status Quo; Bring Back Jay Bruce for Three Years

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 10, 2018 at 11:30 pm 0 comments

    Free-agent outfielder Jay Bruce has reached agreement on a three-year, $39 million contract with the New York Mets, two baseball sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Bruce, 30, is a .249 career hitter with 277 home runs over 10 seasons with the Cincinnati Reds, Mets and Cleveland Indians. He had received […]

     
  • Padres Trade Yangervis Solarte to Blue Jays

    Padres Trade Yangervis Solarte to Blue Jays

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB January 6, 2018 at 11:01 pm 0 comments

    The Toronto Blue Jays are acquiring second baseman Yangervis Solarte in a trade with San Diego, the Padres announced Saturday. In return, the Padres will get a pair of prospects in outfielder Edward Olivares and right-hander Jared Carkuff. The Padres also re-signed right-handed pitcher Craig Stammen to a two-year contract […]

     
  • Colorado Rockies Sign Closer Wade Davis to Three-Year Deal

    Colorado Rockies Sign Closer Wade Davis to Three-Year Deal

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB December 29, 2017 at 11:47 pm 0 comments

    Right-handed reliever Wade Davis, who saved 32 games for the Chicago Cubs last season, has agreed to a three-year deal with the Colorado Rockies, the team announced Friday. Davis’ agreement is for $52 million, a source told ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. The contract includes a vesting player option that can increase […]

     
  • Average MLB Salary Tops Record $4 Million at End of 2017

    Average MLB Salary Tops Record $4 Million at End of 2017

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB December 22, 2017 at 11:13 pm 0 comments

    Major league baseball’s end-of-season average salary topped $4 million for the first time, according to final calculations released by the players’ association. The union said Friday that the average finished at $4,097,122. That marked a 3.3 percent increase from last year, when the average rose just 0.35 percent to $3,966,020, […]

     
  • Evan Longoria Traded From Rays to Giants

    Evan Longoria Traded From Rays to Giants

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB December 20, 2017 at 11:10 pm 0 comments

    After, seemingly, years of speculation, the Tampa Bay Rays have traded their longtime face-of-the-franchise, Evan Longoria, to the San Francisco Giants for outfielders Denard Span and Christian Arroyo, and pitching prospects Stephen Woods and Matt Krook. Tampa Bay will pay the remainder of Span’s $13 million salary, and will also […]

     
  • 2017 Luxury Tax Fees Levied; Dodgers, Yankees Lead the Pack

    2017 Luxury Tax Fees Levied; Dodgers, Yankees Lead the Pack

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB December 19, 2017 at 11:23 pm 0 comments

    The Los Angeles Dodgers will pay baseball’s highest luxury tax for the fourth straight year, and the New York Yankees owe a penalty for a 15th consecutive season, streaks that could end as the sport’s biggest spenders slash payroll for 2018. The Dodgers owe $36.2 million, according to final figures […]