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Nori Aoki Thriving in First Season with San Francisco

  Nori Aoki #23 of the San Francisco Giants grounds out in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on April 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images) Michael Morse, Gregor Blanco, Melky Cabrera, Cody Ross, Pat Burrell, Fred Lewis. Those are the names of the Giants’ starting left fielders since the start of the 2008...
Via The Sports Journal
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Cubs Trade Catcher Welington Castillo to Mariners

The Chicago Cubs have made a move this morning to send catcher Welington Castillo to the Seattle Mariners. Although we don’t know yet who the Cubs are getting in return, it’s a move that makes sense as the Cubs have been carrying three catchers this season. Source: Cubs have traded catcher Welington Castillo to Seattle. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) May 19, 2015 We’ll update...
Via Sports Mockery
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Athletics release outfielder Cody Ross after short stint

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Outfielder Cody Ross has cleared waivers and been released after his short stint with the Oakland Athletics. The move came Tuesday, three days after Ross was designated for assignment. The A's signed Ross on April 8 following his release by Arizona four days earlier. It was a cost-efficient move for Oakland, which was only responsible for $499,180, a pro-rated...
Via AP on Fox
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

No Downside to Cody Ross Acquisition

Billy Beane just has a knack for snagging quality contributors off the scrap heap. The Oakland Athletics Vice President and General Manager just might have done it again. #Athletics agree to terms with free agent outfielder Cody Ross. — Oakland Athletics (@Athletics) April 8, 2015 Then again, maybe not. Cody Ross hasn’t been consistently healthy since 2012. Over the past two...
Via BaySportsNet
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Cody Ross To Start In RF Tonight For Oakland

Cody Ross. Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images.   The Oakland A’s have, very quickly, agreed to terms with veteran outfielder Cody Ross. Ross was released just Saturday by the Arizona Diamonbacks who are the ones who will be on the hook for paying Ross the $9.5 million that was left on his contract with the team. The A’s will have to pay Ross virtually nothing, just...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The One-40 / One-40 Club Members - Week 1

Welcome to the One-40/One-40 Club where brevity is celebrated. During the 2015 fantasy baseball season, the One-40/One-40 Club will provide player & team analysis with suggested investment in less than 300 characters. The weekly fantasy baseball feature made its debut last week and while we wait on speedster Billy Burns to get a fair shot with the Athletics - seriously Cody Ross...
Via Fox Sports
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

A's add outfielder Cody Ross following release by Arizona

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Free agent outfielder Cody Ross has agreed to terms with the Oakland Athletics after his release by Arizona last weekend. The A' have yet to make a corresponding roster move but planned to do so before Wednesday night's game against the Texas Rangers. It's a cost-efficient move for Oakland, which will only be responsible for the pro-rated portion of the $507...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Cody Ross was never a fit with the Diamondbacks

The much-maligned tenure of Cody Ross with the Arizona Diamondbacks came to an abrupt end this past weekend when the Diamondbacks released Ross, eating the final $9.5 million remaining on his three-year, $25 million contract. Ross hooked on with the Athletics this week, but looking back, his tenure in Arizona was doomed to fail from the beginning. When former Diamondbacks GM Kevin...
Via The Outside Corner
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Cody Ross was never a fit with the Diamondbacks

The much-maligned tenure of Cody Ross with the Arizona Diamondbacks came to an abrupt end this past weekend when the Diamondbacks released Ross, eating the final $9.5 million remaining on his three-year, $25 million contract. Ross hooked on with the Athletics this week, but looking back, his tenure in Arizona was doomed to fail from the beginning. When former Diamondbacks GM Kevin...
Via Bloguin Best
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Final: April 7, 2015

View image | gettyimages.com Welcome to the TheFantasyFix.com’s nightly fantasy baseball recap, where you’ll find updates on bullpen usage, lineup construction, injuries, and transactions. No matter the format, we got you covered with everything you need to know to help you win your league. We had eight games scheduled for our second day of baseball, though one of them, St...
Via The Fantasy Fix
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Athletics to sign Cody Ross

It looks like longtime, veteran outfielder Cody Ross is heading to another team. That is, once he clears waivers Wednesday, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.  Sources: Cody Ross joining #Athletics once he clears waivers tomorrow. #Rangers also have shown interest. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) April 7, 2015 Ross was released by the Arizona Diamondbacks […]
Via Full Scale Sports
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Cody Ross to sign with A’s

Veteran outfielder Cody Ross is set to sign with the Oakland Athletics. After clearing waivers, Ross will sign a deal with the Athletics for the league minimum reports FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Ross, 34, will have the bulk of his $9.8 million salary paid for by the Arizona Diamondbacks. He hit just.268/.322/.378 over the last two seasons, but the A’s are in need of bodies for their outfield.
Via Tireball.com
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Transaction Analysis: Royals Go On A Ventura by R.J. Anderson and Christopher Crawford

Yordano Ventura signs an extension, Cody Ross gets his release, and Trevor Cahill is traded to Atlanta.
Via Baseball Prospectus
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Peralta, Ross help Diamondbacks blow out Giants 12-2

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) David Peralta and Cody Ross each drove in two runs, and Ender Inciarte had two hits and scored twice to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 12-2 win over the San Francisco Giants in a split-squad game Sunday. Jeremy Hellickson, acquired in a trade last November with Tampa Bay, allowed one hit with a strikeout over two innings during his Diamondbacks debut....
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

D-Backs have only 3 positions settled as workouts begin

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks begin full-squad workouts with uncertainty at five of the eight non-pitching positions. That's why new manager Chip Hale uses the word ''competition'' in about every other sentence when talking about the team. Those who are a lock for the opening-day lineup - barring injury - are first baseman Paul Goldschmidt, center fielder A.J....
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

The best MLB free agent bargains of the past 10 years

With players reporting to spring training this week (and TOC beginning its season previews), the offseason is all but officially over. And with that, free agent signings have essentially come to an end — especially among the top talent available. Yet this is also the time of year that MLB clubs can find some good value in the bargain bin. That is, unless some team already made...
Via Bloguin Best
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The best MLB free agent bargains of the past 10 years

With players reporting to spring training this week (and TOC beginning its season previews), the offseason is all but officially over. And with that, free agent signings have essentially come to an end — especially among the top talent available. Yet this is also the time of year that MLB clubs can find some good value in the bargain bin. That is, unless some team already made...
Via The Outside Corner
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Cactus League Countdown: New roles greet returning outfield

PHOENIX -- As the Diamondbacks enter spring training, they have more stability in the outfield than at any other position group, with all the principals from the final two months of last season returning. A.J. Pollock will be back in center field, and he appears on the verge of stardom. He was on his way to a breakout season before he suffered a broken hand on May 31. He missed three...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Top Ten Reasons The Giants Are A Dynasty

So many players, coaches, front office people and members of the ownership group have had their hand in the three championships the San Francisco Giants have won over the last five years. But who is the most responsible. Nothing like a top 10 list to debate who had the biggest impact and who is the biggest reason the Giants are being referred to as a dynasty. Honorable Mentioned...
Via Baseball Essential
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

AP source: Tomas in process of deal with Arizona

A person familiar with the negotiations says Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas is in the process of agreeing to a $68.5 million, six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal had not yet been completed. The person said several additional steps were necessary but the agreement was likely to be finalized in the next...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Yasmany Tomas agrees to deal with Diamondbacks

Deep down, I think we all knew that Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas would end up with a mystery team. Sure enough, the mystery team has won once again. But I think the identity of this year’s mystery team has shocked most of us – it’s the Arizona Diamondbacks, who have agreed to signed Tomas according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. The six-year, $68.5 million pact falls short of...
Via Bloguin Best
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Yasmany Tomas agrees to deal with Diamondbacks

Deep down, I think we all knew that Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas would end up with a mystery team. Sure enough, the mystery team has won once again. But I think the identity of this year’s mystery team has shocked most of us – it’s the Arizona Diamondbacks, who have agreed to signed Tomas according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. The six-year, $68.5 million pact falls short of...
Via The Outside Corner
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs' Hudson looks ahead to 2015

DENVER -- Given his preference, Daniel Hudson would rather be a starter than a reliever moving forward. But after two Tommy John surgeries and 2 2/3 innings pitched in the last two seasons, he understands that might have to wait. "What is the next step?" said Hudson, who made three appearances this season in his return to a major league mound for the first time since June 26, 2012...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross ready to fight for job in '15

PHOENIX -- Cody Ross was in the opposite dugout Monday night but the mention of his name still elicited thoughts of support, appreciation and jewelry from San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy. "Cody is one of those players you would love to have on your team, He's one of the good ones" Bochy said before the Diamondbacks' 6-2 win over the Giants. "Certainly, I'll always remember what...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Spangenberg delivers in MLB debut for Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- On Saturday afternoon, Cory Spangenberg couldn't wait to share the news that he was joining the San Diego Padres in a September promotion. So he did what 23-year-olds do. He tweeted, "cant believe my childhood dream has come true! want to thank my family friends and all the support from the (hash)570!" Problem is, the Padres like to make such announcements. "We...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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