Found November 09, 2011 on
MLB Trade Rumors:
The Diamondbacks reached a two-year agreement worth $3.8MM with utility man Willie Bloomquist, tweets Scott Miller of CBSSports.com. Peter Gammons was first to report the deal.
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A tweet this morning by Sports Illustrated’s Jon Heyman indicates that the San Francisco Giants are close to signing free agent outfielder Willie Bloomquist.
MLB Trade Rumors mentioned Bloomquist, 33, as a possible target for the Giants yesterday, and mentioned that the Arizona Diamondbacks (where the utility man played last year) “had a miscommunication” over the weekend....
Per Nick Piecoro:
Sources say utility man Willie Bloomquist had a two-year offer from the Giants worth more than the $3.8M he took to stay in Arizona.
Absolutely ridiculous. This is a guy that’s been worth $4MM over his entire ten-year career, according to Fangraphs’ estimates. What were they thinking?!
It’s been reported by Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic (via twitter) that the San Francisco Giants offered Willie Bloomquist a two-year deal (more than $3.8 million) before he re-signed with the D-Backs. Which means Bloomquist took less money to stay in Arizona.
The G-Men are looking for a fallback guy for shortstop Brandon Crawford, says Andrew Baggarly (via twitter). Baggarly...
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed infielder Willie Bloomquist to a two-year, $3.8 million deal.
Willie Bloomquist and the Diamondbacks agreed late Tuesday night to a two-year, $3.8 million deal that will keep the veteran utility man with the team.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to terms with infielder Willie Bloomquist on a two-year contract, according to D-backs Executive Vice President and General Manager Kevin Towers.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed infielder Willie Bloomquist to a two-year, $3.8 million deal.
The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with infielder Willie Bloomquist on a two-year contract Wednesday.
Contributor Chris Cwik elaborates on his post from Thursday regarding the Marlins’ free-agent spending power and also gives his expert opinion on whether or not Arizona’s recent signings of Willie Bloomquist and John McDonald more or less assure the D-backs of a World Series. (Answer: they don’t. At all.) Also discussed: recent weight gain by the host,...
The search for a competent shortstop, or as it’s being known right now, not-Brandon-Crawford, continued yesterday with rumors flying every which way. When the news broke that Willie Bloomquist had re-signed with the Diamondbacks, we all thought nothing of it. Then some disturbing rumors began to surface. Per Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports, the Giants were ready to offer Bloomquist...