Found December 05, 2011 on
Buzz On Broad:
Today is a big day: MLB Winter Meetings. Everyone is wondering if the Phillies will make a big splash. Here is the latest.
-Jon Heyman says the Phillies have not complete ruled out Michael Cuddyer.
-The Phillies are "strong" players for free agent third baseman Aramis Ramirez according to Joe Capozzi of The Palm Beach Post.
-Jimmy Rollins' gave our friends at @SportsTalkPhila an update on his situation.
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Aramis Ramirez' bat cannot be denied, but he'd be a pricey pickup.Well this was unexpected.The Phillies are “strong players” for free agent third baseman Aramis Ramirez, according to Joe Capozzi of the Palm Beach Post. Todd Zolecki later confirmed the Phils’ interest, opining that Ramirez could be a backup plan if Ruben Amaro can’t re-sign Jimmy Rollins.Before delving...
On the same day the Minnesota Twins offered him a $25 million contract over three years, Michael Cuddyer received other news he probably found at least twice as compelling. Cuddyer announced Tuesday afternoon that his wife had given birth to twin girls — really — named Chloe and Madeline. A Twin begets twins. The couple also has a 3-year-old boy named Casey.
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It sounded Monday afternoon at the Winter Meetings like talks between the Phillies and Jimmy Rollins had stalled, but the tone changed Tuesday after a meeting Monday night.
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I know he wants five years, but talk him into three years at $45 with an option year? Keep Tejada at 2nd? Discuss.
The Twins are still looking for starting pitching and hoping Michael Cuddyer signs.
Howard Eskin and Via Sikahema talk about the recent Phillies buzz including news about Placido Polanco, Jimmy Rollins and Aramis Ramirez coming out of Baseball's Winter Meetings.Phillies.com/MLB.comPhoto Credit: Getty Images
The annual MLB Winter Meetings begin tonight in Dallas, Texas. Here are my predictions...Jimmy Rollins and the Phillies come to a 4 yr/$44M pact with a 5th year vesting option.Matt Garza of the Cubs and Matt Thornton of the White Sox are dealt to the Yankees.The Twins retain Matt Capps and Michael Cuddyer.There is a reunion in Colorado with Jeff Francis and the Rockies.The Rockies...
The Twins this week want to know where they stand with their clubhouse leader. But how many teams are in the running for Michael Cuddyer?