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The Dodgers, unlikely to pursue top-tier free agents Albert Pujols or Prince Fielder because the team is for sale, nonetheless are in negotiations on a long-term contract for Matt Kemp.
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The agent for Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp said he is upbeat over the team's chances of signing his client to a long-term contract extension.
"I don't think that it's going to be difficult, I really don't," agent Dave Stewart told ESPN Los Angeles. "I think we should be able to come to something. I have talked with (general manager...
Albert Pujols is ready to start assessing his options. Pujols and his representatives are scheduled to meet with the Marlins in Miami as early as Saturday, MLB.com reported on Thursday.
Albert Pujols' first free-agent tour is off to a surprising start: The three-time NL MVP is visiting the Florida Marlins. Pujols planned to meet Friday with the Marlins, a person familiar with the discussions said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team hadn't commented publicly.
According to sources the Marlins have made substantial offers to
both Jose Reyes and Albert Pujols.
According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Marlins have made free agents Jose Reyes and Albert Pujols “substantial” contract offers.
The Marlins hosted Reyes on Wednesday and Pujols toured the ballpark Friday, before the official franchise transition from the Florida Marlins to the Miami Marlins.
In any scenario in which the Marlins accommodate both, their 2012 payroll likely...
The Florida Miami Marlins are the big talk of MLB free agency right now. The team has been heavily linked to Jose Reyes, with some even saying it's almost a done deal, and are apparently meeting with Albert Pujols this weekend. Jorge Sedano of 790-AM in South Florida is reporting that the team is also inquiring about the availability of A's starter Gio Gonzalez. Marlins...
I knew the Florida Marlins were chaning their team name, but I didn’t realize it was to the Miami Heat. O.K., so that’s not exactly the case, but this offseason certainly reminds me of the one proceeding last year’s NBA season (back when their was a league). Instead of the Miami Heat signing Wade, Bosh, and Lebron…..the new look Miami Marlins are looking to bring in Jose...
There have been rumors this offseason that the Miami Marlins are looking to add a big name free agent this winter. They've been linked to a couple of names that seem a little strange - shortstop Jose Reyes and first baseman Albert Pujols. The only problem with the Marlins signing either of these players is that they've already got players at those positions - Hanley Ramirez...