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  • • White Sox To Sign Jonathan Lucroy To Minor League Deal
    The White Sox are signing free-agent catcher Jonathan Lucroy to a minor league contract, pending a physical, Robert Murray of Fansided reports. Now 34 years old, Lucroy was one of baseball’s finest all-around backstops during his heyday with the Brewers and Rangers from 2010-16. But Lucroy’s production, both behind the plate and as a hitter,…...2021
  • Report: Lucroy joins White Sox on minor-league deal
    • Report: Lucroy joins White Sox on minor-league deal
    2021
  • Orioles to sign Félix Hernandez to minor league deal
    • Orioles to sign Félix Hernandez to minor league deal
    BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to sign veteran right-hander Félix Hernández to a minor league contract. Hernández won an AL Cy Young Award, two ERA titles and made six All-Star teams over 15 seasons with Seattle before becoming a free agent last offseason. The 34-year-old signed a minor league deal with Atlanta and......2021
  • Orioles agree to minors deal with RHP Hernandez
    • Orioles agree to minors deal with RHP Hernandez
    The Orioles have agreed to a minor league deal with veteran right-hander Felix Hernandez....2021
  • • Indians Re-Sign Mike Freeman To Minor League Deal
    The Indians announced this morning that they’ve re-signed infielder Mike Freeman to a minor league pact and invited him to Major League Spring Training. Cleveland also inked righty DJ Johnson to a minor league deal and will bring him to Major League camp. Freeman, 33, has spent the past two seasons in the Cleveland organization,…...2021
  • • Former Cy Young winner Felix Hernandez signs minor-league deal with Orioles, per report
    Hernandez opted out of the 2020 season over coronavirus concerns...2021
  • • Orioles Sign Felix Hernandez To Minor League Deal
    The Orioles are signing right-hander Felix Hernandez to a minor league contract, Jon Heyman of MLB Network tweets. Hernandez will earn a $1MM salary if he gets to the majors. Hernandez is now the most accomplished of the Orioles’ pitchers, having earned six All-Star nods and won an American League Cy Young with the Mariners…...2021
  • Report: Orioles add King Felix on minor-league deal
    • Report: Orioles add King Felix on minor-league deal
    2021
  • Report: Liriano, Jays agree to minor league deal
    • Report: Liriano, Jays agree to minor league deal
    The Toronto Blue Jays and veteran left-hander Francisco Liriano have agreed to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training, according to the Toronto Sun....2021
  • • Cubs, Andrew Chafin Agree To Major League Deal
    9:49pm: Chafin will earn $2.25MM in 2021, per MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand, who adds that the deal includes a $5.25MM mutual option or a $500K buyout for 2022. Chafin could also make up to $500K in incentives based on games pitched in each of the two seasons, bringing his total guarantee to $2.75MM. 9:31pm: The Cubs…...2021

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  • • Rangers Sign Justin Anderson To Two-Year Minor League Deal
    The Rangers announced Wednesday that they’ve signed former Angels right-hander Justin Anderson to a two-year minor league deal with invites to Spring Training. Anderson is expected to miss most or all of the 2021 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery back in July, so the two-year term of the minor league arrangement will give Texas…...2021
  • • Brewers Sign Pablo Reyes To Minor League Deal
    The Brewers have signed utilityman Pablo Reyes to a minor league contract, according to MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy (Twitter link).  Reyes didn’t play during the 2020 season due to an 80-game PED suspension issued in February. More analysis to come…...2021
  • • Cubs, James Bourque Agree To Minor League Deal
    The Cubs have agreed to a minor league pact with righty James Bourque and invited him to Major League Spring Training, reports MLB.com’s Jon Morosi (Twitter link). The 27-year-old Bourque appeared to be in line to get a look with the Nats in September, but an elbow strain landed him on the IL and limited…...2020
  • • White Sox Sign Clayton Richard
    The White Sox have inked left-hander Clayton Richard to a minor-league deal, per LaMond Pope of the Chicago Tribune  on Twitter. He’ll report to the team’s alternative training site. Richard, 36, has eleven years of MLB experience under his belt. He had a nice run earlier in his career before injuries intervened. Richard hasn’t found much success…...2020
  • • Blaine Hardy Undergoes Tommy John Surgery
    Southpaw Blaine Hardy, who was in camp with the Twins on a minor-league deal, will now be sidelined until 2021. He underwent Tommy John surgery last Friday, according to Phil Miller of the Star Tribune. The 33-year-old Hardy has thrown plenty of innings against the Twins over his six seasons with the Tigers. His tenure…...2020
  • • Twins southpaw Blaine Hardy undergoes Tommy John surgery
    Southpaw Blaine Hardy, who was in camp with the Twins on a minor league deal, will now be sidelined until 2021. He underwent Tommy John surgery last Friday, according to Phil Miller of the Star Tribune. The 33-year-old Hardy has thrown plenty of innings against the Twins over his six seasons with the Tigers. His tenure in Detroit wrapped up after 289 2/3 innings of 3.73 ERA ball. While he has turn...2020
  • • Oft-injured Brandon Morrow sidelined 10-14 days with mild calf tear
    The whack-a-mole game that is Brandon Morrow’s body continues to keep him from his comeback. He threw earlier this week and appeared to be on track, until a twinge of pain in his calf during a run revealed a mild tear, per The Athletic’s Sahadev Sharma. The injury is minor, with Morrow projected to be sidelined for a mere 10 to 14 days. Still, given the absolute deluge of elbow, bicep and back inj...2020
  • • Diamondbacks Sign Mark Leiter Jr. To Minors Contract
    The Diamondbacks have signed right-hander Mark Leiter Jr. to a minor league deal.  Leiter announced the move last week on his Instagram page, with the caption “new elbow, new team.” Leiter missed all of the 2019 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery last March.  Given the normal 12-15 month timeline for TJ recovery, Leiter might…...2020
  • • Victor Alcantara receives 80-game PED suspension
    Free-agent righty Victor Alcantara has received an 80-game suspension, per a league announcement. He tested positive for banned performance-enhancing drug stanozolol. Alcantara, 26, had appeared in each of the past three MLB campaigns. He was cut loose by the Tigers at the end of the 2019 season and had not yet signed on with another organization. While he gets a good number of groundballs with hi...2020
  • • Mariners nearing minor-league deal with right-hander Cody Anderson
    The Seattle Mariners are nearing agreements with right-hander Cody Anderson and outfielder Collin Cowgill, reports Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times (via Twitter).  Once finalized, both players will get invitations to major-league spring training on minor-league pacts, Divish adds. Anderson, 29, had spent his entire career in the Indians organization. He had an impressive run in Cleveland in 2015, ...2020

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  • • Rockies sign Brooks pounders to minor league deal
    The Rockies announced a host of invitations to Major League Spring Training on Monday, including a new minor league contract with right-hander Brooks Pounders.Pounders, 27, has appeared for the Royals and Angels in the past two seasons, totaling a combined 23 innings but struggling to a dismal 9.78 ERA in that time. The former second-round pick has logged an impressive 25-to-8 K/BB ratio in that t...2018
  • • Josh Hamilton, Rangers Agree to Minor League Contract: Latest Details, Reaction
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  • • White Sox To Sign Jonathan Lucroy To Minor League Deal
    The White Sox are signing free-agent catcher Jonathan Lucroy to a minor league contract, pending a physical, Robert Murray of Fansided reports. Now 34 years old, Lucroy was one of baseball’s finest all-around backstops during his heyday with the Brewers and Rangers from 2010-16. But Lucroy’s production, both behind the plate and as a hitter,…...2021
  • • Orioles to sign Félix Hernandez to minor league deal
    BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to sign veteran right-hander Félix Hernández to a minor league contract. Hernández won an AL Cy Young Award, two ERA titles and made six All-Star teams over 15 seasons with Seattle before becoming a free agent last offseason. The 34-year-old signed a minor league deal with Atlanta and......2021
  • • Orioles Sign Felix Hernandez To Minor League Deal
    The Orioles are signing right-hander Felix Hernandez to a minor league contract, Jon Heyman of MLB Network tweets. Hernandez will earn a $1MM salary if he gets to the majors. Hernandez is now the most accomplished of the Orioles’ pitchers, having earned six All-Star nods and won an American League Cy Young with the Mariners…...2021
  • • Report: Liriano, Jays agree to minor league deal
    The Toronto Blue Jays and veteran left-hander Francisco Liriano have agreed to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training, according to the Toronto Sun....2021
  • • Yankees, Kyle Barraclough Agree To Minor League Deal
    The Yankees have agreed to a minor league deal with free-agent right-hander Kyle Barraclough, Jon Morosi of MLB.com tweets. The contract includes an invitation to major league spring training. In Barraclough, the Yankees are adding a hard-throwing 30-year-old who overcame control problems to prevent runs at a strong clip as part of the Marlins’ bullpen…...2021
  • • Giants, James Sherfy Agree To Minor League Deal
    The Giants have agreed to a minor league pact with right-hander James Sherfy and will invite him to Major League Spring Training, per MLB.com’s Jon Morosi (Twitter link). Sherfy is repped by PSI Sports Management. Sherfy, 29, has spent his entire career to date with the division-rival Diamondbacks, who drafted him in the 10th round…...2021
  • • Rangers, Nick Vincent Agree To Minor League Deal
    The Rangers have agreed to a minor league contract with veteran reliever Nick Vincent, reports MLB.com’s Jon Morosi (Twitter link). The right-hander will be invited to Major League camp in Spring Training. He’s represented by PSI Sports Management. In Vincent, Texas is adding a nine-year Major League veteran who has a durable, effective track record.…...2021
  • • Athletics Sign Deolis Guerra To Minor League Deal
    The Athletics have signed right-handed reliever Deolis Guerra to a minor league contract and invited him to Major League Spring Training, the team announced. Guerra, 32 in April, put up decent numbers with the Angels back in 2016-17 — 78 1/3 innings, 3.68 ERA, 17.8 percent strikeout rate, 5.8 percent walk rate — but he’s…...2021
  • Yankees sign reliever Kyle Barraclough to minor-league deal
    • Yankees sign reliever Kyle Barraclough to minor-league deal
    The Yankees signed right-hander reliever Kyle Barraclough to a minor league contract, according to MLB.com. The 30-year-old was last with the Padres organization. He pitched in the majors most recently with San Francisco in 2019. He’s also pitched with Washington and Miami. Kyle Barraclough on Sept. 5, 2019 Barraclough signed a minor-league deal with an......2021
  • • Rangers Sign Spencer Patton To Minor League Deal
    The Rangers have signed right-hander Spencer Patton to a minor league contract, the team announced. The deal includes an invitation to major league spring training. This will be the second Rangers stint for Patton, who pitched with the organization from 2014-15. Patton was most recently in the majors in 2016 as a member of the…...2021

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  • • Twins southpaw Blaine Hardy undergoes Tommy John surgery
    Southpaw Blaine Hardy, who was in camp with the Twins on a minor league deal, will now be sidelined until 2021. He underwent Tommy John surgery last Friday, according to Phil Miller of the Star Tribune. The 33-year-old Hardy has thrown plenty of innings against the Twins over his six seasons with the Tigers. His tenure in Detroit wrapped up after 289 2/3 innings of 3.73 ERA ball. While he has turn...2020
  • • Camp Battles: Cubs’ Second Base Mix
    The Cubs started seven different players at second base in 2019 with generally uninspiring results. Addison Russell, Ben Zobrist and Tony Kemp are now gone. Let’s take a look at the options who remain to fill that spot on the north side in 2020. Jason Kipnis: Chicago signed Kipnis to a minor-league deal after Cleveland cut bait last offseason.…...2020
  • • Camp battles: The Cubs' multiple options at second base
    The Cubs started seven different players at second base in 2019 with generally uninspiring results. Addison Russell, Ben Zobrist and Tony Kemp are now gone. Let’s take a look at the options who remain to fill that spot on the north side in 2020. Jason Kipnis: Chicago signed Kipnis to a minor-league deal after Cleveland cut bait last offseason. The former star has slumped to a .236/.305/.403 (85 wR...2020
  • • The A's are hedging their Betts with Marcus Semien
    At first glance, the Athletics didn’t really do much of note this winter. Oakland retained southpaw Jake Diekman and picked up infielders Tony Kemp and … picked up a club option on Yusmeiro Petit and … umm …. signed Ryan Goins to a minor-league deal. Viewed through another lens, however, the notoriously low-budget A’s had a blockbuster, all-in offseason. Which lens is that? The one through which R...2020
  • • Looking to bolster rotation, Twins reach agreement with Jhoulys Chacin on minor-league deal
    The Minnesota Twins have reached an agreement to sign free-agent right-hander Jhoulys Chacin, according to Robert Murray. Chacin, who is represented by GSE Worldwide, will join the team on a  minor-league contract with an invite to big league camp, reports MLB Network’s Jon Heyman. Although Chacin, 32, is coming off a dreadful season that resulted in his release from the Brewers, he is only a year...2020
  • • Angels To Sign Neil Ramirez
    The Angels have inked righty Neil Ramirez to a minor-league deal, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (via Twitter). It seems safe to assume he’ll receive an invitation to MLB Spring Training. Ramirez, 30, has continued to get opportunities even as the results continue to disappoint. He’s a 4.46 ERA pitcher through 179 2/3…...2019
  • • Angels to sign Neil Ramirez
    The Angels have inked righty Neil Ramirez to a minor-league deal, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (via Twitter). It seems safe to assume he’ll receive an invitation to MLB Spring Training. Ramirez, 30, has continued to get opportunities even as the results continue to disappoint. He’s a 4.46 ERA pitcher through 179 2/3 innings in the majors, with most of the good frames coming in his fi...2019
  • • White Sox select contract of Ervin Santana
    The White Sox announced Tuesday that they have selected the contract of veteran righty Ervin Santana. He’ll make his first start for the club Tuesday after inking a minor-league deal this spring. The groundwork for Santana’s ascension to the MLB roster had already been laid by the Chicago front office. There was already a 40-man roster spot to work with and the team optioned righty Carson Fulmer b...2019
  • • Nationals interested in Bud Norris
    The Nationals are showing interest in free agent reliever Bud Norris, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network (via Twitter). Per the report, the club would still like to stay beneath the luxury tax line with any new additions. With bullpen issues jumping up right out of the gate this year, the Nationals are understandably looking to find reinforcements. While superstar closer Craig Kimbrel remains ...2019
  • • Players who helped themselves the most in spring training
    We have reached the end of spring training, and as such, teams are finalizing their rosters and figuring out who's going to don those crisp white or gray uniforms on Opening Day. There will be the usual suspects who had their roster spots on lock, and there also will be some head-scratchers of choices. Then there are those who have tried their best to play their way onto rosters and probably succe...2019

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  • • Hector Noesi Opts Out Of 2020 Season; Keone Kela Still Not In Camp
    Pirates hurler Hector Noesi has opted out of participation in the 2020 season, manager Derek Shelton told reporters including Stephen Nesbitt of The Athletic (via Twitter). Noesi cited family reasons in asking out of his minor-league deal. In other Pirates news, top relief pitcher Keone Kela still has not appeared at camp, Shelton further advised. (Via…...2020
  • • Veteran utilityman Sean Rodriguez agrees to minor-league deal with Marlins
    The Marlins have struck a minor-league deal with veteran utilityman Sean Rodriguez, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN.com (via Twitter). Other terms aren’t yet known. Presumably, the 34-year-old Rodriguez will receive an invitation to participate in MLB camp. Rodriguez has seen action in each of the past 12 years in the big leagues, though he has failed to produce league-average offensive numbers over t...2020
  • • Athletics sign Nick Hundley to minor league deal
    The Athletics announced Monday morning that they’ve signed veteran catcher Nick Hundley to a minor league contract and invited him to Major League Spring Training, where he’ll compete for a roster spot. Hundley is a client of Athletes First. While much of Oakland’s focus this winter has been on the pitching staff, catching help is still a clear area of need for the A’s. Top prospect Sean Murphy ma...2019
  • • Source: Angels, Bourjos reunite on Minors deal
    The Angels are bringing back outfielder Peter Bourjos on a Minor League deal, MLB.com's Maria Guardado confirmed. The deal was first reported by the Orange County Register. Boujos will be in the mix to fill a bench role as the club's fourth outfielder next season....2018
  • • Braves' Anibal Sanchez uncertain about his future beyond 2018
    After a resurgent season in the Braves’ rotation, right-hander Anibal Sanchez tells Gabe Burns of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he hopes to continue playing but hasn’t thought much about his future just yet. Sanchez, like many others, went through a lengthy free-agent odyssey last offseason and ultimately settled for a non-guaranteed deal with the Twins before being cut loose and signing a...2018
  • • Jacob Lindgren undergoes Tommy John surgery
    Southpaw Jacob Lindgren will miss the 2018 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery, as David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  reports. He had previously had the same procedure in August of 2016.Lindgren, who recently turned 25, has opened plenty of eyes since he was taken in the second round of the 2014 draft. In 54 minor-league innings, he has racked up 85 strikeouts and allowed ju...2018
  • • Knicks Notes: Burke's spiritual journey; Horford on Noah; Kanter on option
    Knicks guard Trey Burke is crediting renewed religious faith not only for his improved play, but for the path that led him to New York, writes Ian Begley of ESPN. Burke, who scored 26 points for the second straight game Saturday, said he had an offer from the Thunder this summer, but opted for a G League contract with the Knicks’ Westchester affiliate.“I bumped heads with my agent this summer beca...2018
  • • Rangers, Bartolo Colon Nearing Minor-League Deal
    The Rangers and 44-year-old right-hander Bartolo Colon are in talks on a minor-league contract, Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports. Sanchez adds that there is “momentum”. Mark Feinsand of MLB.com confirms that the two sides are working on a deal, but cautions that “nothing is done yet”. Since debuting with the Indians in 1997, Colon has seen…...2018
  • • Jason Motte unrecognizable after daughter helps him shave beard
    Jason Motte recently shaved off one of the gnarliest beards in all of baseball with the help of 4 1/2-year-old daughter Margaret. And now the pitcher is virtually unrecognizable.After spending last season with the Colorado Rockies, Motte earlier this month signed a minor-league deal with the Atlanta Braves, who have a policy prohibiting facial hair among its minor league players. So, Motte had no ...2017
  • • Orioles sign Cal Ripken Jr’s son to minor-league deal
    This is pretty cool.Jon Meoli of the Baltimore Sun reported on Friday infielder Ryan Ripken has signed to a minor-league deal with the Orioles. Ripken is, of course, the son of Baltimore legend and Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. who spent 21 seasons with the team. The 23-year-old will report to extended spring training and is expected to start the season in short-season Single-A Aberdeen.Across two ...2017

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  • • Braves To Sign Felix Hernandez
    The Braves have inked former star hurler Felix Hernandez to a minor-league deal, per Jon Heyman of MLB Network (via Twitter). It includes an invitation to MLB camp and a possible $1MM salary in the majors. More to come …...2020
  • • Cubs sign Victorino to Minor League deal
    The Cubs added another outfielder on Friday, as Shane Victorino signed a Minor League deal....2016
  • • Baron Davis to 76ers D-League Affiliate: Latest Contract Details and Reaction
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  • • Swisher, Yankees close to minor-league deal
    Swisher, Yankees close to minor-league deal...2016
  • • Braves Re-Sign Charlie Culberson
    The Braves announced that they have re-signed utilityman Charlie Culberson. It’s a minor league deal with a non-roster invitation for Spring Training. Culberson can earn at a $1MM rate in the majors, per MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand (via Twitter). Culberson, 30, played a big role for the Atlanta organization in its two consecutive NL East title years,…...2019
  • • King Felix gets minor league deal with Braves
    Longtime Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez reached a minor league deal with the Atlanta Braves on Monday that includes an invite to big league spring training....2020
  • • White Sox sign Rollins to Minor League deal
    The White Sox added some middle-infield depth to the roster on Monday, signing veteran shortstop Jimmy Rollins to a Minor League deal that includes an invitation to big league camp....2016
  • • Mets Sign Matt Adams
    The Mets have inked first baseman Matt Adams to a minor-league deal, per a club announcement. He’ll receive an invitation to participate on the MLB side of Spring Training. Adams, 31, just wrapped up a stint with the division-rival Nationals. While he had a strong showing for the team in 2018, he stumbled to a .226/.276/.465…...2020
  • • Indians Agree To Terms With Mike Napoli
    The Indians have a minor-league deal in place with veteran slugger Mike Napoli, according to MLB.com’s Jordan Bastian (Twitter link). If he passes a physical, Napoli will join the organization’s major-league camp. More to come …...2018
  • • Braves Re-Sign Josh Tomlin
    The Braves have re-signed righty Josh Tomlin, MLB.com’s Mark Bowman was among those to cover on Twitter. It’s a minor-league deal. More to come …...2020
  • • Royals, Greg Holland Agree To Minor League Deal
    8:24pm: Holland can earn $1.25MM upon making the Royals’ roster with another $1.125MM available via incentive pay, tweets Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com. 7:53pm: The Royals have agreed to a minor league contract with right-hander Greg Holland, tweets Mark Feinsand of MLB.com. He’ll be in Major League camp this spring and look to secure a spot…...2020
  • • Cardinals sign free-agent shortstop Tejada
    The Cardinals on Saturday reached an agreement on a Major League deal with former Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada, who recently cleared waivers and became a free agent. The addition helps to fortify the Cardinals' shortstop depth, which thinned following a spring injury to Jhonny Peralta....2016
  • • Cardinals sign free-agent shortstop Tejada
    The Cardinals on Saturday reached an agreement on a Major League deal with former Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada, who recently cleared waivers and became a free agent. The addition helps to fortify the Cardinals' shortstop depth, which thinned following a spring injury to Jhonny Peralta....2016
  • • Cardinals sign free-agent shortstop Tejada
    The Cardinals on Saturday reached an agreement on a Major League deal with former Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada, who recently cleared waivers and became a free agent. The addition helps to fortify the Cardinals' shortstop depth, which thinned following a spring injury to Jhonny Peralta....2016

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  • • Report: Liriano, Jays agree to minor league deal
    2021
  • • Yankees, Kyle Barraclough Agree To Minor League Deal
    2021
  • • Rangers Sign Spencer Patton To Minor League Deal
    2021
  • • Royals To Sign Hanser Alberto To Minor League Contract
    The Royals have signed infielder Hanser Alberto to a minor league deal, according to reporter Junior Matrille (Twitter link).  Alberto will earn $1.65MM in guaranteed salary if he makes Kansas City’s big league roster, with another $350K available in potential bonuses. Alberto has spent the last two seasons as a regular in the Orioles’ lineup,…...2021
  • • Angels To Sign Junior Guerra To Minor-League Deal
    The Angels are signing right-hander Junior Guerra to a minor-league contract, per Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register (Twitter link). Presumably, the deal will include an invitation to MLB spring training. After four seasons as a highly-utilized swingman in Milwaukee, Guerra signed with the Diamondbacks before the 2020 season. He pitched 23.2 innings of 3.04…...2021
  • • Rays Sign Yacksel Rios To Minor League Deal
    The Rays have signed right-hander Yacksel Rios to a minor league contract, agent Gavin Kahn announced Thursday (h/t: Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times). The deal includes an invitation to major league spring training. Rios was a 12th-round pick of the Phillies in 2011 who divided the first four years of his big league…...2021
  • • Rangers Sign Hunter Wood To Minor League Deal
    The Rangers have signed right-handed reliever Hunter Wood to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training, according to a team announcement. Wood, 27, spent last year with the Cleveland organization, but he did not appear in the bigs. The team designated Wood for assignment and then outrighted him in late…...2021
  • • Dodgers To Sign Enny Romero To Minor League Deal
    The Dodgers will sign southpaw Enny Romero to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training, per Hector Gómez of Z101 Sports (via Twitter). Romero hasn’t appeared in the Majors since 2018, though he appeared in 137 games and logged 146 innings from 2013 to 2018. He will be 30-years-old at the start…...2021
  • • Twins Sign JT Riddle To Minor League Deal
    The Twins have signed JT Riddle to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training, per MLB.com’s Do-Hyoung Kim (via Twitter). Riddle spent last season with the Pirates. Speculatively, Riddle could eventually help insure against the departure of free agent Marwin Gonzalez. Riddle plays all over the diamond, with his market advantage being…...2021
  • • Red Sox Sign Daniel Gossett To Minor-League Deal
    The Red Sox are signing right-hander Daniel Gossett to a minor-league contract, reports Bob Nightengale of USA Today (Twitter link). The deal includes an invitation to big league spring training, reports Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com (via Twitter). Gossett, 28, was selected by the Athletics in the second round of the 2014 draft and became a decently-regarded…...2021

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  • • Rockies Release Kelby Tomlinson
    The Rockies released infielder Kelby Tomlinson, reports MLBTR’s own Steve Adams. Tomlinson had signed with the team in January on a minor-league deal, but won’t be given the opportunity to continue his stint in Colorado. With speculation about a possible Nolan Arenado trade running rampant at the time of his signing, Tomlinson might have seen…...2020
  • • MLB rumors: Matt Kemp signs minor-league deal with Marlins; Eric Sogard lands with Brewers
    Here's what's buzzing around MLB for Wednesday...2019
  • • MLB rumors: Matt Kemp signs minor-league deal with Marlins; Felix Hernandez receiving interest
    Here's what's buzzing around MLB for Wednesday...2019
  • • Getaway Day: Does anybody want to win the NL East?
    Do any of you want to win the National League East? The others teams in the division don’t seem to want it. Going into Wednesday night, the Philadelphia Phillies, New York Mets, Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals were separated by 3.5 games. The Phillies and the Mets were the only teams with winning records and each team has glaring holes that could easily be fixed. The NL East (except for th...2019
  • • MLB rumors: Giants are serious about Bryce Harper; Pirates sign Melky Cabrera to minor league deal
    Here is the latest MLB gossip as we inch toward spring training...2019
  • • San Francisco Giants: Is their offseason finished?
    The San Francisco Giants had one major need going into this offseason. With the acquisition of Mark Melancon the team found their closer for the next four years. After the Melancon acquisition General Manager Bobby Evans said the team was done making major moves. Are they? Based upon some speculation over the last couple days it’s hard to tell if the Giants are finished. They recently signed veter...2016
  • • Time for Justin Turner to Be Taken Seriously as Dodgers Star
    2016
  • • Time for Justin Turner to Be Taken Seriously as Dodgers Star
    2016
  • • Undrafted NBA Rookies Who Can Still Make an Impact Next Season
    2016
  • • Shane Victorino Released: Latest Comments and Reaction
    2016

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