Found November 20, 2012 on
Los Angeles Angels
New York Yankees
St. Louis Cardinals
You’re familiar with the term “contract year” because there exists a belief that some players perform better the season before they hit free agency. Playing for a new contract allegedly serves as a motivator. Obviously, pre-free-agency performance matters, and the most recent performance matters ...
BEST OF MAXIM
A mere seventy days after his teammates wondered whether the life, never mind the career of Brandon McCarthy had just ended in front of them, The San Francisco Chronicle reports that McCarthy has recuperated sufficiently for his doctor, Dr. Michael Collins, director of the Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh to clear him to return to playing baseball...
Jonny Gomes isn't the most talented player available on the free agent market, but he is widely regarded as being among the most personable. For the reloading Boston Red Sox, that's an important quality. And so, on the eve of Thanksgiving, the Red Sox reportedly signed Gomes to a two-year contract worth $10 million. Likewise, the role for Gomes remained unclear. A part...
– Shorts stop Stephen Drew has been drawing interest from the Tigers, Red Sox and Yankees according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports. The Yankees' interest in Drew though, isn't to replace Jeter, but to be a part-time player “I'm not looking to replace Derek Jeter,” General Manager Brian Cashman said. “He'll be playing every day for the whole year.”
Details are starting to surface about the reported latest Red Sox free-agent signing.
Boston signed Jonny Gomes to a two-year, $10 million contract, as first reported by Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Gomes fills a need for the Red Sox in the outfield, and he is especially strong against left-handed pitchers. Slusser reported it was double what the A’s offered Gomes...