Giants reportedly strike Minor League deal with Hill

The Giants have agreed with veteran infielder Aaron Hill on a Minor League deal, according to a report from MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal on Friday. According to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman, Hill would get a $2 million salary if he makes the Major League club, and he could earn up to an additional $1.425 million in incentives and performance bonuses. The team has not confirmed the reports.
2 days ago

Sergio Romo agrees to deal with Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers and relief pitcher Sergio Romo agreed to a deal on Friday, according to multiple reports.The two sides had been in talks, with a report by Ken Rosenthal Thursday saying Romo was deciding between the Dodgers and another team. MLB Network’s Jon Paul Morosi first reported Friday night that the two sides have agreed to a deal.Romo will turn 34 next month and...
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Red Sox, Pomeranz agree to $4.45 million contract

The Boston Red Sox have avoided arbitration with pitcher Drew Pomeranz by signing him to a one-year deal.The team announced Wednesday that they reached an agreement with the left-hander on a one-year, non-guaranteed contract that is reportedly worth $4.45 million, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.The two sides had reportedly been far apart in their negotiations but were...
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Tazawa, Marlins agree to two-year contract

The Miami Marlins have bolstered their bullpen with an experienced right-hander. Junichi Tazawa and the Marlins have agreed to a two-year, $12 million contract, per MLB Network’s Jon Heyman and FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Joe Frisaro of reports the deal is pending a physical. Tazawa gets 5M in '17, 7M in '18 #marlins — Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) December 16, 2016...
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Ian Desmond Signs with the Rockies

The curveballs just keep coming at the 2016 Winter Meetings, as Ken Rosenthal just reported a whopper: Sources: Ian Desmond to #Rockies. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 7, 2016 While we were all trying to process exactly where Ian Desmond would play for the Rockies, since they’re nominally all set at the positions he plays, Rosenthal struck again: Source: Desmond...
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December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Kris Bryant explains why Cubs’ curse does not matter to them

The Chicago Cubs have not won a World Series since 1908 and until now, they had not played in the World Series since 1945. But that all changed with this year’s team. The 2016 Cubs were a powerhouse in the regular season, posting 103 wins — their most since 1910. Though the team’s fans were so used to failure and the team not coming through, this year’s bunch was different...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Billy Butler signs with Yankees

Billy Butler’s unemployment stint did not last very long. The DH signed with the New York Yankees on Wednesday, just days after being released by the Oakland A’s. FOX’s Ken Rosenthal says the Yankees will use Butler against lefties. They got him as a platoon guy specifically for the next few weeks, as they will face multiple southpaws. Source confirms: #Yankees sign Billy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Baseball loses its Prince

Fox Sports reporter Ken Rosenthal sent a tweet this morning that caught baseball off guard, "Prince Fielder’s career appears over."  Prince had recently went under the knife for a neck injury for the second time in two years and had not yet been cleared to return to the diamond. Fielder burst into the big leagues in the spring of 2006, but he had an impact on the game much...
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August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Dodgers expected to demote Yasiel Puig to the minors

There was a great deal of confusion surrounding Yasiel Puig on Monday with the MLB trade deadline coming to a close, but the outfielder is expected to be demoted to the minor leagues on Tuesday. The Dodgers were looking to trade Puig ahead of Monday’s deadline but were unable to reach a deal. Things got a little wild after the deadline passed when FOX’s Ken Rosenthal reported...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Yankees close to trading Aroldis Chapman

Just one game over .500 following Saturday’s loss to the San Francisco Giants, it appears that the New York Yankees are going to be sellers leading up to the trade deadline a week from Monday. Sources: #Yankees telling clubs that they are close to trading Chapman and will hold Miller. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 24, 2016 Putting All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman...
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July 23, 2016  |  Discuss

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