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Mark Trumbo on one stat he'd like to improve - Steve Melewski

Did the ears of some O's fans perk up when Mark Trumbo spoke yesterday about improving his plate discipline? The Orioles plate discipline and stats like team on-base percentage provide an ongoing discussion topic for Orioles fans every year it seems. They want more on-base percentage from their team and ... Read More
Via MASN
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Trumbo and the Everyday Player Tax

Last Thursday, two free-agent hitters found homes, with Mark Trumbo returning to Baltimore and Luis Valbuena switching AL West cities, going from Houston to Anaheim. While the expectation was that Trumbo was going to sign something of an albatross contract — I named him the No. 1 Free Agent Landmine heading into the off-season — he ended up signing for a perfectly reasonable...
Via Fangraphs
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Trumbo, Orioles finalize $37.5 million, 3-year deal

For the second year in a row, the Orioles negotiated a deal to keep the major league home run champion in Baltimore. Mark Trumbo's $37.5 million, three-year contract Friday was finalized Friday, a day after the sides reached agreement subject to a successful physical. Last offseason, the Orioles signed free agent Chris Davis to a $161 million, seven-year contract after he led the...
Via Associated Press
January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

AP source: Trumbo, Orioles reach $37.5 million, 3-year deal

A person familiar with the negotiations says the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a $37.5 million, three-year contract to keep major league home run champion Mark Trumbo. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday night because the agreement is contingent on Trumbo passing a physical. Trumbo, 31, hit 47 home runs last year and became a free agent...
Via Associated Press
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Orioles, Mark Trumbo close to agreeing on 3-year deal

The Baltimore Orioles and free agent slugger Mark Trumbo are close to agreeing on a 3-year deal, according to reports.FOX’s Ken Rosenthal says the three-year deal is expected to be for less than $40 million. Trumbo and the Orioles had been in contact earlier in the offseason, and Baltimore was believed to have had the best offer on the table for the defending AL home run champion...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Trumbo becoming less likely to re-sign with Orioles

A Mark Trumbo return to Camden Yards appears to be on life support. According to a report by Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports on Tuesday, the Baltimore Orioles have made “no movement” towards a deal with Trumbo and are “becoming less likely” to bring him back. The Orioles reportedly hit a snag last month in their negotiations with Trumbo, who led the MLB with 47 home runs last...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Mark Trumbo Is Still a Free Agent for Obvious Reasons

The forces of supply and demand appears to be bringing the offseason to a standstill when it comes to heavy hitters. Not many teams are looking for that type of player, and yet a number of them remain available. Edwin Encarnacion had to take less than he wanted, while Jose Bautista and Mark Trumbo headline a group of bat-first guys still available on the market. It’s a group that...
Via Fangraphs
January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: A’s have reached out to Mark Trumbo

Weeks after missing out on a surprise target in Edwin Encarnacion, it looks like the Oakland Athletics are once again looking into a top-end free agent. According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, Oakland has reached out to American League home run champion Mark Trumbo. The level of interest is not known, but it continues what looks to be a surprise philosophy from the small-market...
Via Sportsnaut
January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Orioles have pulled offer to Mark Trumbo

The Baltimore Orioles’ negotiations with free agent Mark Trumbo have apparently stalled. Trumbo, who led the league with 47 home runs last season, is a free agent, and Baltimore would like to bring him back. But contract talks between both sides have stalled, according to MASN’s Roch Kubatko. Fans asking about Trumbo/#orioles: talks stalled. Offer off table. But same was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Orioles believed to have best offer on table for Mark Trumbo

As it turns out, the best deal on the table for free agent slugger Mark Trumbo may be coming from none other than home base. According to a report by Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports on Sunday, the Baltimore Orioles are “focused” on keeping Trumbo and are thought to have the best offer on the table. The 30-year-old Trumbo had a remarkable year with Baltimore in 2016, leading the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 11, 2016  |  Discuss
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