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Ross has signed a three-year pact with Arizona. Photo: AP
Ross Signs with Arizona
Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News is reporting that Cody Ross has agreed to a three-year deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks, further limiting the opportunities for the Phillies to upgrade their outfield production.Ten days ago, our Eric Seidman explained why the price tag for Ross just would not match the upgrade value he would provide in the Phillies outfield. Now, fans no longer have to discuss that question.
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PHOENIX Instead of dealing from an excess of outfielders in their latest move Saturday, the Diamondbacks added one more, agreeing to terms with 2010 NLCS MVP Cody Ross on a three-year deal believed to be worth 26 million. It is a move that brings energy and proven production to a team one year removed from winning the NL West.
We thought it was perfect fit, general manager Kevin...
The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed outfielder Cody Ross to a three year deal worth approximately $26 million, according to multiple reports. The deal is also expected to include an option for a fourth year with a $1 million buyout.
The move comes as a bit of a surprise on many fronts.
First, the Diamondbacks were not really expected to be in the hunt for Ross or any other outfielder...
The Arizona Diamondbacks signed outfielder Cody Ross to a three-year, $26 million deal on Saturday. The contract also contains a club option for a fourth season. Arizona GM Kevin Towers is now looking to trade an outfielder, likely incumbent left fielder Jason Kubel, but the signing of Ross underscores one thing to me: I have no idea what Towers is trying to do with the Diamondbacks...
Another free agent outfielder comes off the board. Cody Ross has signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks for three years. He was one of the remaining free agent outfielders attracting a lot of attention across the league.
Jim Bowden of ESPN reports the deal to be worth $26 million over three years with an option for a fourth year.
Cody Ross 3 yrs $26 million confirmed...
ESPNThe Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms Saturday with free-agent outfielder Cody Ross on a three-year contract, according to sources. ESPN's Jim Bowden reports the deal is worth $26 million and includes a club option with a $1 million buyout.Ross, 31, is coming off a season in which he batted .267 with 22 homers and 81 RBIs in 130 games for the Boston Red Sox.Ross had a...
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Cody Ross signed a three-year, $26 million deal with the Arizona
Diamondbacks in a deal that came together Tuesday when the D-Backs brass
got together and decided to target the Scottsdale, Az. resident...
Following the Arizona Diamondbacks surprising agreement with
free agent Cody Ross, the team is working to trade an outfielder, according to
Buster Olney of ESPN.
Arizona is, in fact, working to trade an outfielder, in the aftermath of the Ross deal. Kubel is regarded as the most likely guy to be dealt
— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) December 22, 2012
Many Phillies fans on our Facebook page and on Twitter in recent days have voiced their displeasure about the Phillies' rumored pursuit of Cody Ross. Too much money, not strong enough, and many other reasons, including that he beat the Phillies in 2010 on the way to a Giants World...
The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to sign Cody Ross to a three-year deal worth $26mm, Mark Feinsand of The New York Daily News reports. The deal also includes a fourth year club option with a $1mm buyout (Jim Bowden of ESPN.com and XM Radio provided contract details).
The Phillies, Red Sox, Rangers Braves were among the clubs that were most interested in Ross.
Back in September...