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Rangers still looking for 'pen help — and Bailey is a target

The Rangers traded for right-handed setup men Mike Adams and Koji Uehara last July. They signed free-agent closer Joe Nathan to a two-year, $14.5 million contract last week. And they are still trying to upgrade their bullpen. Not only did the Rangers make a strong push for free-agent righty Jonathan Broxton, who signed a one-year, $4 million deal with the Royals, but they also...
Via MLB BUZZ
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

The Matt Moore deal: Pros and cons

It happens every time the Tampa Bay Rays sign a young player to a ridiculously club-friendly contract. Rival agents howl, wondering how one of their brethren could agree to such a one-sided deal. Left-hander Matt Moore, who reached a five-year, $14 million agreement with the team on Friday, is the fourth Ray with less than two years of service to sign long-term at a steep discount...
Via MLB BUZZ
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

MLB Offseason Moves and Notes

Monday, February 13, 2012- Oakland- MLB Network's Ken Rosenthal reports that the Oakland A's have come to terms with W Cuban OF Yeonis Cespedes on a 4 yr $36 million deal.    The move seems to be a departure from the recent direction taken by the A's front office, widely considered one of the smartest in baseball before Brad Pitt had even heard of Billy Beane. This...
Via The Daily Sports Grind
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Oakland A's Neshek's Newborn Son Dies

In what was supposed to be a day of celebration for Pat Neshek, turned into a nightmare and a day of sorrow. Just hours after the Oakland A's vitory over the Texas Rangers giving them an improbable AL West crown, pitcher Pat Neshek's newborn son unexpectedly died. Gehrig John Neshek died less than 24 hours after his birth. Neshek tweeted, "Please pray for my family...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

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