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Ichiro Suzuki agrees to one-year deal with Marlins

The Miami Marlins and veteran outfielder Ichiro Suzuki have agreed to a one-year deal in the $2 million range, confirms FOX Sports baseball insider Ken Rosenthal according a source. Sirius XM's Craig Mish was first to report the agreement. The deal is expected to be formally announced next week pending a physical. Suzuki, 41, is a career .317 hitter with 336 doubles, 85 triples,...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Let Ichiro Pitch!

The news just came in that perennial All-Star and should-be Hall of Famer Ichiro Suzuki is set to join the Miami Marlins:   Source: #Marlins indeed closing in on Ichiro, as @craigmish reported. Deal expected to be one year in $2M range. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 23, 2015 Ichiro deal with #Marlins unlikely to include option. If he gets close to 3,000 hits (156...
Via World Series Dreaming
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants and Ryan Vogelsong Agree to One-Year Deal

The San Francisco Giants and right-handed pitcher Ryan Vogelsong have agreed to a one-year deal, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle. Ryan vogelsong has 1-year agreement with #SFGiants pending physical. @hankschulman on this — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) January 23, 2015 Earlier in the week, it looked as if the 37-year-old was...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants, Ryan Vogelsong agree to 1-year deal

Ryan Vogelsong has spent the past four years with the San Francisco Giants. It figures to be five after he agreed to a one-year deal with the team for 2015 pending a physical, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal and other media reported. Vogelsong was 8-13 with 4.00 ERA in 2014, but the 37-year-old was roughed up in two of his starts in the postseason. But beyond World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Shields wants to pitch on the West Coast

We’ve nearly reached February, and James Shields is still out there, dangling in the wind on the free agent market. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Shields wants to join a team on the west coast. That’s all fine and dandy, but there’s just one problem with his desires – the ten teams in the two western divisions aren’t exactly jonesing for starting pitching, and...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Shields wants to pitch on the west coast, but…

We’ve nearly reached February, and James Shields is still out there, dangling in the wind on the free agent market. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Shields wants to join a team on the west coast. That’s all fine and dandy, but there’s just one problem with his desires – the ten teams in the two western divisions aren’t exactly jonesing for starting pitching, and...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Milwaukee Brewers are hunting Jonathan Papelbon

The Milwaukee Brewers are looking for a closer in the wake of Francisco Rodriguez’s perpetual free agency, and they’re looking at an expensive, well-known name – Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon. Sources: Milwaukee in serious discussions with Phillies to acquire Jonathan Papelbon. Unclear if Brewers are on Papelbon's no-trade list. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) January 23...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Milwaukee Brewers are hunting Jonathan Papelbon

The Milwaukee Brewers are looking for a closer in the wake of Francisco Rodriguez’s perpetual free agency, and they’re looking at an expensive, well-known name – Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon. Sources: Milwaukee in serious discussions with Phillies to acquire Jonathan Papelbon. Unclear if Brewers are on Papelbon's no-trade list. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) January 23...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Vogelsong in discussions to stay with Giants

Perhaps Ryan Vogelsong will be pitching for the Giants during the 2015 season after all. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports the 37-year-old right hander is in “serious discussions” with the team about returning for next season. Vogelsong was said to be inching closer to a one-year deal with the Astros on Wednesday but now appears set to return to the Giants as an end of...
Via Tireball.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Vogelsong In “Serious Talks” With The Giants

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, free agent pitcher Ryan Vogelsong is no longer in talks with the Houston Astros and is now in “serious discussions” with the San Francisco Giants. Sources: Vogelsong shifts course. No deal with #Astros. In serious discussions with #SFGiants. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 22, 2015 A 2011 NL All-Star, Vogelsong has a 3-0...
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros In “Serious Discussions” To Acquire Free Agent Ryan Vogelsong

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Houston Astros are in serious discussions to acquire starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong, who is a free agent. Sources: #Astros in serious discussions with free-agent RHP Ryan Vogelsong. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 19, 2015 The Astros, as I wrote a few days ago, are looking for help in their rotation, and have been interested...
Via Baseball Essential
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Deal RHP Yovani Gallardo To Rangers

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Texas Rangers have acquired Yovani Gallardo from the Milwaukee Brewers for a package of shortstop Luis Sardinas and two right-handed pitching prospects Corey Knebel and Marcos Diplan. Gallardo, 28, was 8-11 last season with a 3.51 ERA and 1.29 WHIP. He’s a quality arm that’s made at least 30 starts the past six seasons while compiling...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals sign Max Scherzer to 7-year, $180M deal

Free-agent pitcher Max Scherzer has agreed to a seven-year, $180 million contract with the Washington Nationals, reports FOX Sports Ken Rosenthal. Source: Scherzer seven-year deal with #Nationals will be for more than $180M. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 19, 2015 Scherzer rejected $144M from #Tigers last March. Gamble paid off; he earned right to choose next club...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Max Scherzer signs seven-year deal with Nationals

The Washington Nationals have pulled off the most shocking move of baseball’s offseason – they’ve signed the top free agent on the market, Max Scherzer, to a seven-year contract. While the terms of the deal are currently unknown, Scherzer will reportedly be making more than $180 million over the seven years. Former teammate Justin Verlander got $180 million over seven years...
Via The Outside Corner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Max Scherzer Agrees To Seven-Year Deal With Nationals

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that free agent pitcher Max Scherzer is in talks with the Nationals and at least one other club about a potential seven-year deal. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is saying that a deal is close, and there is a growing confidence among Nationals officials that they will sign Scherzer. Scherzer to the Nats would clearly be bad news for the Mets and...
Via Mets Merized Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Rangers on verge of trading for Brewers RHP Gallardo

The Rangers are on the verge of trading for Brewers right-hander Yovani Gallardo, sources tell FOX Sports MLB insiders Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi. Gallardo, 28, went 8-11 last year over 32 starts for Milwaukee. He recorded 146 strikeouts in 192 1/3 innings and a 3.51 ERA. There is no word on what the Brewers would get in return for Gallardo.
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Brewers, Rangers nearing deal for Yovani Gallardo

Milwaukee Brewers ace Yovani Gallardo might not be a Wisconsinite much longer – the club is reportedly nearing a deal to send the Mexican right-hander to the Texas Rangers. #Rangers on verge of trading for #Brewers’ Yovani Gallardo, sources tell me and @jonmorosi. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 18, 2015 Gallardo turns 29 in February, and has been a Brewer since...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Brewers, Rangers nearing deal for Yovani Gallardo

Milwaukee Brewers ace Yovani Gallardo might not be a Wisconsinite much longer – the club is reportedly nearing a deal to send the Mexican right-hander to the Texas Rangers. #Rangers on verge of trading for #Brewers’ Yovani Gallardo, sources tell me and @jonmorosi. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 18, 2015 Gallardo turns 29 in February, and has been a Brewer since...
Via The Outside Corner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Scherzer close to signing with either Nationals or another team

It's down to two teams for the jewel among free-agent pitchers, and Detroit Tigers ace Max Scherzer is close to signing with either the Washington Nationals or another club, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports. CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman first reported the news. Scherzer apparently will get a seven-year deal for about $180 million, Rosenthal says. Should the Nats land Scherzer, they...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Max Scherzer Closing In On Seven-Year Deal With Nationals?

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that free agent pitcher Max Scherzer is in talks with the Nationals and at least one other club about a potential seven-year deal. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is saying that a deal is close, and there is a growing confidence among Nationals officials that they will sign Scherzer. Scherzer to the Nats would clearly be bad news for the Mets and...
Via Mets Merized Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yovani Gallardo Will be a Good Addition for Texas

View image | gettyimages.com The Texas Rangers are close to acquiring Yovani Gallardo according to Ken Rosenthal.  This is a big addition for the Texas Rangers, as there has been a lot of uncertainty regarding their pitching rotation.  Behind Yu Darvish, there’s not a ton of talent.  Derek Holland is pretty good, but he’s not a dominant two. Gallardo has a good chance...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Rumors: Shopping outfielder Charlie Blackmon?

Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon, who hit .288/.335/.440 with 19 homers, 72 RBI and 28 stolen bases has been brought up in “trade talks with multiple teams” according to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi of FoxSports.com With a current rotation lead by Jorge De La Rosa, the Rockies main goal would be to acquire a starting pitcher in exchange for Blackmon. Teams like the Orioles...
Via Baseball Essential
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers, David Price avoid arbitration with record payout

DETROIT -- FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal reports that David Price has reached a $19.75 million, one-year agreement with the Detroit Tigers to avoiding arbitration. It is the largest one-year deal for a player who filed for arbitration in MLB history, topping Max Scherzer's $15,525,000 agreement with the Tigers last year. Detroit acquired Price in a deadline deal in July, and the...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Still in the Market for a Starting Outfielder

The Chicago Cubs left the winter meetings last month as one of the big winners, but it appears the team is not done solidifying its 2015 roster. Ken Rosenthal reported earlier this week that the team is still in the market for an everyday outfielder. Update from source on #Cubs’ search for an OFer: Team not looking for another bench player. Would be regular in LF or CF – if...
Via Sports Mockery
9 days ago  |  Discuss

We Are Not Alone: National Media Hears Mets Fans’ Cries

For the third week of January, there’s an awful lot of baseball talk around here. First there was the QBC on Saturday. Then, last night, there was a gathering called Pitch Talks at B.B. King’s Blues Club in mid-town Manhattan. The Pitch Talkers included – but were not limited to — FOX/MLB TV bowtie man Ken Rosenthal, Buster Olney of ESPN and NY baseball guys: Tyler Kepner...
Via Mets360.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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