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Rosenthal: Orioles making progress in talks with free agent Yovani Gallardo

The Baltimore Orioles are making progress in talks with free-agent right-hander Yovani Gallardo, FOX Sports MLB Insider Ken Rosenthal reports.Because Gallardo rejected the Texas Rangers' qualifying offer (one year, $15.8 million) for the 2016 season, any team that signs Gallardo must send the Rangers a draft pick -- the 14th overall -- as compensation. That has been the holdup for...
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The Weird Rumor is Now a Weird Trade

On Tuesday, I wrote about a trade rumor that, on paper, didn’t seem to make a lot of sense. Ken Rosenthal and Mark Topkin both reported that the Rays and Rockies were discussing a deal centered around Corey Dickerson and Jake McGee, and they’re the kind of reporters who don’t just say things for the fun of it; when they throw names out there, it’s because there is some substance...
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Rockies and Rays swap Corey Dickerson and Jake McGee

Ken Rosenthal is reporting the Colorado Rockies have agreed to send outfielder Corey Dickerson and a minor league pitcher to the Tampa Bay Rays for lefty reliever Jake McGee and a pitching prospect. If you’re a Rockies fan, I imagine your immediate response is, “Why?” And if you’re a Rays fan I imagine your immediate response is, “Sweet, another lopsided trade in our favor...
Via The Outside Corner
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes returns to Mets on 3-year, $75 million deal

The New York Mets are bringing back outfielder Yoenis Cespedes after the two sides agreed to a three-year, $75 million deal on Friday night, according to very reliable MLB insiders Ken Rosenthal and Jon Heyman. So full Cespedes deal with #Mets, per sources: Three years, $75M, full no-trade clause, opt-out after one year. Pending physical. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January...
Via The Comeback
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cespedes agrees to three-year, $75M deal with Mets

Yoenis Cespedes reportedly is staying in New York. The coveted free agent outfielder has agreed to a three-year deal to stay with the New York Mets, sources told MLB Network’s Jon Heyman. Cespedes will make $75 million over the three years, and he will have a no-trade clause, sources told FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Cespedes can opt out after one year, and he would make $27...
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Reports: Mets Re-Sign Yoenis Cespedes

After spending most of the off-season telling anyone who would listen that they probably weren’t going to re-sign Yoenis Cespedes, the Mets are reportedly on the verge of doing just that. Cespedes deal with #Mets expected to be in three-year, $70M range with one-year opt-out. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 23, 2016 So full Cespedes deal with #Mets, per sources...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis signs massive seven-year, $161 million deal with Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles aren’t letting their top slugger get away this winter. The team re-signed first baseman Chris Davis to a seven-year deal worth a monstrous $161 million on Saturday morning, ensuring that the 29-year old will be spending the bulk of his 30s in Baltimore. Source confirms: Chris Davis back to #Orioles, seven years, $161M, pending medical review. First reported...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cuban teen Lazarito Armenteros now MLB free agent

The MLB free agent market has a potential new star in Cuba’s Lazaro “Lazarito” Armenteros. Source: Cuban phenom Lazarito Armenteros cleared by MLB, eligible to sign starting Feb. 10. Corner OF/IF, 16 years old. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 11, 2016 Rosenthal’s report was later confirmed by MLB’s Jesse Sanchez. In a report from September, Sanchez detailed...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Zack Greinke expected to choose between Dodgers, Giants by end of week

    With one major free agent pitcher out of the way, Zack Greinke is expected to become the next domino to fall. Reports say that Greinke is deciding between re-signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers or signing with their rival San Francisco Giants. FOX’s Ken Rosenthal reports that Greinke’s deal could come soon and that it is expected to be for five or six years. USA...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: David Price, Red Sox agree to seven-year, $217 million contract

The Boston Red Sox landed their ace. The Red Sox agreed to a seven-year, $217 million contract with left-hander David Price, according to The Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal confirmed the deal, which is the largest contract given to a pitcher in Major League Baseball history. Filed under: Boston Red Sox, Ricky Doyle, Top Stories
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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