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29 year old C.McGehee could be on trade market with Ramirez signing
With the recent signing of 3B free agent Aramis Ramirez going to the Milwaukee Brewers for 3 years $36M (according to Brewers.com), the Brewers now former 3B Casey McGehee could be on the trading soon. This could be a blessing in disguise for Detroit Tigers fans that wanted us to sign Ramirez, if we can jump on the chance to trade for McGehee. If the Tigers spent that kind of money on a player, he would have to really produce to justify the money spent. I am not saying Ramirez wouldn’t do so, but it’s a fairly big risk per cost ratio due to his injury concerns. However if we can get McGehee for a good price on the trade market (if he is even available), we could fill a hole with a fairly young player that has potential, for a much cheaper price tag. Which is a much more reasonable risk for the Tigers considering they are already at the $100M mark in team salary. Am I saying that McGehee is as good as Ramirez..NO, b...
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MILWAUKEE - With free agent third baseman Aramis Ramirez set to join the Brewers, the team made space for him Monday by trading Casey McGehee to Pittsburgh for right-hander Jose Veras.
McGehee, 29, was named the Brewers' Most Valuable Player in 2010 after hitting .285 with 23 home runs and 104 RBI. He had a miserable season in 2011, though, hitting just .223 with 13 home runs...
I'm late to the party on the Aramis Ramirez writing, but there's been some good stuff written about the move already. Jack Moore wrote the move up at FanGraphs, and sees it as an upgrade at third. Ryan Topp recapped it for Bernie's Crew, and doesn't like it nearly as much.My feelings fall somewhere in the middle. There's definite risk involved in forking over...
The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with free agent third baseman Aramis Ramirez on Monday, agent Paul Kinzer told The Associated Press.
Ramirez will provide a much-needed big bat for the Brewers, who are expected to lose first baseman Prince Fielder through free agency and may be without NL MVP Ryan Braun for the first 50 games of next season if he loses his appeal for testing...
The Milwaukee Brewers have traded third baseman Casey McGehee to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for relief pitcher Jose Veras.
McGehee appeared to lose his starting spot when the Brewers agreed to terms with free-agent third baseman Aramis Ramirez on Monday.
McGehee hit .223 with 13 homers and 67 RBIs last season. He led the club with 104 RBIs in 2010.
Veras, 31, has spent...
Casey McGehee is a Brewer. We have always hated Casey McGehee. Casey McGehee is a Pirate. We have always loved Casey McGehee. When the Pirates picked up Casey McGehee last night, my initial instinct was to remember that how awful he was in 2011 and how overrated I thought he was in 2010. Being overrated doesn't mean that a player isn't useful, of course (see: Neil Walker...
Former Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez will sign a three-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, pending a physical, his agent tells The Associated Press.
The Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to terms with free agent third baseman Aramis Ramirez, according to his agent.
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Club will get supplemental draft pick from MilwaukeeFormer Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez will get a chance to torment his old team and answer his critics after signing a three-year, $36 million deal with the Brewers on Monday.
The Pirates acquired third baseman Casey McGehee from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for reliever Jose Veras Monday night, the team announced, adding insurance in case Pedro Alvarez continues to struggle.
The Pirates acquired third baseman Casey McGehee from the Milwaukee Brewers Monday night in exchange for relief pitcher Jose Veras, the team announced, adding insurance in case Pedro Alvarez continues to struggle. McGehee, 29, hit .223 with a .280 on-base percentage for the Brewers this past season. He hit 13 home runs in 546 at-bats.
The Brewers signed Aramis Ramirez to a deal worth between $34-37 million. Wouldn’t you love to make so much money that there’s a gap of three million between what you might make? “Hey, Aramis, you got a second?” “I was just rolling up hundred dollar bills to make kindling.” “Just wanted to see if you’ll take a deal for somewhere between $34-37 million.” ...
The Brewers-Cubs rivalry may get a little more interesting. Aramis Ramirez, considered the top free-agent third baseman, reportedly agreed to a three-year deal Monday with one of the Cubs' rivals, the Brewers, pending a physical.