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Neal Huntington joined with Brian Cashman and Theo Epstein (I know!) this weekend at Buster Olney's "Going to Bat for Vermont Farmers" benefit to help the region recover from Hurricane Irene, and Jed from Sox Detox was there to chronicle the event. He wrote that Huntington, who's inclusion probably stems from the fact that he's a New Hampshire native, held his own pretty well with the big-market guys and in a brief chat with him afterwards discussed everything from trading Joel Hanrahan to Rod Barajas to Pedro Alvarez to Starling Marte to pitcher development. It's definitely worth your time to check out both links. Ryan Doumit reportedly turned down a 1-year/$3 million offer from the Dodgers over the weekend. That's quite a bit less than the Pirates would've owed him on his team option and even less than the Pirates are paying Rod Barajas, so it's possible that quite a few clubs have downgraded Doumit due to his poor defense behind the plate and...
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Jerry Crasnick has an update on Ryan Doumit via Twitter, noting that Doumit could sign a deal in the next few days. Crasnick noted that Doumit received two more offers today. He also added that the interest has mostly come from American League teams, although he did receive an offer from an NL team today.
Crasnick had an update earlier this week that Doumit was expected to sign...
Ryan Doumit, who became a free agent after the Pirates elected not to exercise their $7.25mm team option has generated interest from a handful of teams. Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reported yesterday that Doumit had already received numerous contract offers from several AL clubs and received an offer from an NL club yesterday.
One NL club that was interested in Doumit was the Dodgers...
The Dodgers offered free agent catcher Ryan Doumit a one-year deal for just under $3MM and the catcher turned it down, a source close to the team told Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times (via Twitter). The Angels, meanwhile, still haven't called on the veteran.
Doumit has reportedly received several offers and plans to sign with a team before the month is through. ...
Ryan Doumit, who was already weighing multiple contract offers, received offers from two more teams today, tweets ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick. Agent Paul Cobbe tells Crasnick that Doumit could sign within the next few days.
Matt Sosnick, another of Doumit's representatives at Sosnick Cobbe Sports, said earlier this month that his client was willing to catch, play right field...
According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, Ryan Doumit has received multiple offers and expects to sign a new contract soon.
Earlier this month, Jon Morosi of FOX Sports said Doumit, who will be 31 on April 3, would be willing to catch, play the outfield, or even be a designated hitter next season.
At the end of September, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York said it was unlikely Ronny Paulino...
Yesterday, Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times relayed that catcher/outfielder Ryan Doumit turned down an offer from the Dodgers of almost 3 million dollars over one year, and while it became somewhat of a running joke, I’m quite happy that Doumit doesn’t want to play in Chavez Ravine.
Over the years, Doumit has been somewhat of a popular choice at catcher in certain...
Over the weekend, Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington participated in “Going to Bat for Vermont Farmers” – a baseball roundtable which also featured Brian Cashman, Theo Epstein, and Buster Olney. Sox Detox was in attendance for the event, and spoke with Huntington afterwards on several key topics this off-season. I recommend checking it out. Also, check...
The Pirates provided fans around baseball with some midseason excitement before fading in August and September and finishing with a 72-90 mark. GM Neal Huntington knows the next step is sustaining success into September and beyond, but getting there is a definite challenge. Here are some updates on Huntington’s Pirates from the Milwaukee GM Meetings...
The Pirates moved quickly...
This morning Joel Sherman's been tweeting about how the potential CBA changes will affect Jose Reyes's Type A free agent status (they won't), but during the stream he's mentioned that the expectation is that the new CBA will do away with Type B free agents entirely. That would include Derrek Lee and Ryan Doumit, who the Pirates were likely hoping to get picks for...