Miami Marlins Contact Jose Reyes

Free agent shortstop Jose Reyes has been contacted by the Miami Marlins, according to sources. The Marlins are also said to have an interest in free agents Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder. The Marlins open up a new stadium next season and would like a top free agent to build interest in the team. Marlins team president David Samson, president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest...
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November 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Red Sox "Sending Everyone" To Scout Cespedes

You can add another team to the list that want Cuban superstar Yoenis Cespedes. The Boston Red Sox. According to sources, the Red Sox are "sending everyone" to the Dominican Republic to evaluate Cespedes. Other teams are also interested like the Rangers, Blue Jays, Pirates, A's, Indians, and Marlins. The five tool center fielder is regarded as the best Cuban import...
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November 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Phillies Courting Papelbon

After the Philadelphia Phillies deal with Ryan Madson seems to have fallen apart, the Phillies are now turning their attention to Boston Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon. The proposed deal with Madson, the Phillies closer last season, has fallen apart and appears to be on his way out of Philadelphia. The Phillies brass is debating whether or not to keep madson or sign Papelbon...
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November 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Jose Reyes To Miami "Almost A Done Deal"

It is growing more and more likely that, like LeBron James, Jose Reyes will be taking his talents to South Beach. Reports are swirling that Reyes to the Marlins is "almost a done deal". This move will certainly help the Marlins chances in the NL East. If the deal done in fact get done, Hanley Ramirez, the Marlins current shortstop, will more than likely move to third...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
November 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Sources: Yankees, Red Sox, Cubs pursuing Buehrle

As recently as spring training, Mark Buehrle spoke publicly about the possibility of retirement after the 2011 season. That’s not going to happen. In fact, it’s possible that the free-agent left-hander will sign a contract that rivals the four-year, $56 million deal he signed in 2007. Buehrle is young enough to justifiably ask for a deal of that length. He will be 33 at the...
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Fish on Fielder? Well, not yet

In his talks with clubs about Prince Fielder, agent Scott Boras has suggested that Fielder is the game’s last young power bat until Marlins right fielder Mike Stanton joins him among the game's elite. If you believe that assertion — and many club executives agree that there is a dearth of power throughout the majors and minors — wouldn’t it be tempting to put Fielder...
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Marlins likely, but not certain to keep Ramirez

Miami Marlins president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest indicated it’s likely — but not certain — Hanley Ramirez will remain with the team after the expected signing of shortstop Jose Reyes. Beinfest was circumspect in discussing his plans Monday, since the team has yet to formally announce Reyes’ six-year, $106 million contract. But when asked how the signing of a...
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss
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