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  • • Source: Mariners ink Milone to Minors deal
    With some openings available in their pitching staff following a flurry of early trades this offseason, the Mariners figure to be an attractive landing spot for some veterans looking for an opportunity this spring. One of the first to take advantage is left-hander Tommy Milone. The 31-year-old free agent agreed to a Minor League contract with a non...
  • • Minor MLB Transactions: 12/8/18
    The game is afoot on the eve of the winter meetings, but more than just headline deals will play a role in shaping the coming season of major league baseball. We’ll use this post to track those minor moves from around the league today… Veteran lefty starter Tommy Milone signed a minor league deal with…...
  • • Braves To Sign Andres Blanco
    The Braves have agreed to a minor-league pact with infielder Andres Blanco, according to Jon Heyman of Fancred (Twitter link). He stands to earn at a $850K rate in the majors, if he can earn a roster spot. Blanco will get a chance to impress the Atlanta brass with a big league camp invite. It’s…...
  • • Report: Braves to sign Andres Blanco
    The Braves have agreed to a minor league pact with infielder Andres Blanco, according to Jon Heyman of Fancred. He stands to earn at a $850K rate in the majors, if he can earn a roster spot. Blanco will get a chance to impress the Atlanta brass with a big league camp invite. It’s certainly interesting that the organization has now added both Blanco...
  • • Giants To Sign Cameron Rupp
    The Giants have agreed to a minor-league deal with backstop Cameron Rupp, according to Jon Heyman of Fancred (via Twitter). It comes with a MLB Spring Training invite and a potential $750K salary if Rupp can crack the roster. Of course, Rupp failed to see any action in the bigs last year, breaking a five-year…...
  • • Minor MLB Transactions: 12/7/18
    Here are the day’s minor moves from around the league… Former Giants outfielder Jarrett Parker has inked a minor league pact with the Angels, Fancred’s Jon Heyman reports (on Twitter). Parker, who’ll turn 30 on New Years Day, hasn’t appeared in the Majors since a 2017 season that was cut short by a broken collarbone.&#...
  • • Hisashi Iwakuma signs with Yomiuri Giants
    Veteran hurler Hisashi Iwakuma will continue his playing career in Japan, with the Yomiuri Giants announcing that he has signed on with the club. Japan’s Kyodo News has the story on the deal. Iwakuma had previously announced at the tail end of the 2018 campaign that he’d return to his native country to keep pitching. The 37-year-old had made one la...
  • • Cardinals Acquire Paul Goldschmidt
    The offseason’s latest blockbuster trade doesn’t involve the exceptionally active Mariners nor any of the five teams in the hyper-aggressive National League East: both the Cardinals and Diamondbacks have announced that first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has been traded from Arizona to St. Louis in exchange for right-hander Luke Weaver, catc...
  • • Diamondbacks trade Paul Goldschmidt to Cardinals
    The offseason’s latest blockbuster trade doesn’t involve the exceptionally active Mariners nor any of the five teams in the hyper-aggressive National League East: both the Cardinals and Diamondbacks have announced that first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has been traded from Arizona to St. Louis in exchange for right-hander Luke Weaver, catcher Carson K...
  • • Coleman, Wilson reunite with Tigers on deals
    Louis Coleman is back with the Tigers. So is Bobby Wilson, a few years removed. The Tigers agreed to terms on Minor League contracts with Spring Training invites with four players on Wednesday, and the list looks familiar....
  • • Tigers Sign Louis Coleman, Bobby Wilson, 2 Others
    The Tigers announced today that they have inked four players to minor-league deals with invitations to Spring Training. Righty Louis Coleman, catchers Bobby Wilson and Kade Scivicque are among them, along with and infielder Kody Eaves. Coleman tossed 51 1/3 frames in the majors for the rebuilding Tigers last year, working to a 3.51 ERA. DespiteR...
  • • Tigers sign reliever Louis Coleman, three others
    The Tigers announced today that they have inked four players to minor-league deals with invitations to spring training. Righty Louis Coleman, catchers Bobby Wilson and Kade Scivicque, and infielder Kody Eaves inked deals. Coleman tossed 51 1/3 frames in the majors for the rebuilding Tigers last year, working to a 3.51 ERA. Despite the good results,...
  • • Rangers To Sign Rafael Montero
    The Rangers have reportedly agreed to a minor-league pact with right-hander Rafael Montero. The Roster Roundup site indicated a deal was in place, with Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News citing a source who indicated Montero had indeed signed. Once a top prospect with the Mets, Montero is still working back from Tommy John…...
  • • Report: Rangers to sign former Mets top prospect Rafael Montero
    The Rangers have reportedly agreed to a minor-league pact with right-hander Rafael Montero. The Roster Roundup site indicated a deal was in place, with Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News citing a source who indicated Montero had indeed signed. Once a top prospect with the Mets, Montero is still working back from Tommy John surgery. He’ll also be...
  • • Braves To Sign Pedro Florimon
    The Braves have reportedly agreed to a minor-league pact with veteran infielder Pedro Florimon. Roster Roundup had the news recently on Twitter, with Jon Heyman of Fancred tweeting today that a deal is in place. Florimon, who’ll soon turn 32, has found his way onto a MLB roster in each of the past eight seasons.…...

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Top news - Minor League

  • • Britton throws inning in simulated game
    Zach Britton threw a 20-pitch, one inning simulated game Tuesday at Guaranteed Rate Field and will throw a two-inning simulated game Saturday in Tampa. If all goes well, he will begin a Minor League rehabilitation assignment next week at Triple-A Norfolk as he inches closer to returning to the Orioles active roster....
  • • Could the Padres use Clayton Richard as trade bait?
    While some other youthful National League clubs have shown big strides thus far in 2018, the Padres remain buried in the NL West and don’t seem to be going anywhere this season. The rotation’s performance, to be sure, has not helped matters. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be a source of some summer trade assets.Late last year, the Friars reached a ...
  • • Rays to place Jake Faria on DL
    The Rays will make a pitching change Wednesday, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times (via Twitter). Righty Jake Faria will hit the 10-day DL after suffering an oblique injury, while the club will select the contract of lefty Vidal Nuno to replace him.It’s still not known what the Rays will do to create a 40-man roster opening, but one wi...
  • • Pedroia could meet return date this weekend
    Soggy weather has created several tweaks to Dustin Pedroia's Minor League rehab schedule over the last couple of weeks, but the second baseman still could meet his original target date of returning to the Red Sox on Friday night for the start of a three-game series against the Braves at Fenway Park....
  • • Nationals, Josh Edgin Agree To Minor League Deal
    The Nationals have agreed to a minor league deal with left-handed reliever Josh Edgin, as noted on MLB.com’s transactions log and as tweeted by the team’s Triple-A play-by-play announcer, Eric Gallanty. The longtime Mets reliever recently opted out of his minor league deal with the Orioles. Edgin, 31, missed the 2015 season and the bulk...
  • • Nationals To Select Justin Miller
    The Nationals are set to select the contract of veteran right-handed reliever Justin Miller prior to tomorrow’s game against the Marlins, reports Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post. As Janes recently reported, the 30-year-old Miller had a June 15 opt-out provision in his minor league contract. The Nats have a vacancy on their 40-man roster&...
  • • Rodon takes line drive to forehead in rehab start
    White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon was removed from a minor league rehab start Thursday after being hit in the forehead by a line drive....
  • • Yankees Release Adam Lind
    The Yankees announced on Friday that they’ve released first baseman/outfielder Adam Lind for the second time this year. Lind inked a minor league pact with the Yankees during Spring Training and was released to pursue other opportunities, though he ultimately landed back with the Yanks on a second minor league pact. That seems unlikely this&#...
  • • Yankees deal Kratz to Crew, release Lind
    The Yankees traded Minor League catcher Erik Kratz to the Brewers in exchange for cash or a player to be named on Friday. The club also released first baseman Adam Lind from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre....
  • • Yankees release Adam Lind
    The Yankees announced on Friday that they’ve released first baseman/outfielder Adam Lind for the second time this year. Lind inked a minor league pact with the Yankees during Spring Training and was released to pursue other opportunities, though he ultimately landed back with the Yanks on a second minor league pact. That seems unlikely this time, a...
  • • Rays Acquire Wilmer Font
    The Rays have announced the acquisition of righty Wilmer Font from the Athletics. Minor-league righty Peter Bayer will go to Oakland in return. Font had recently been designated for assignment by the A’s....
  • • Rodon still on track after struck in head by liner
    Carlos Rodon was forced to exit his Minor League appearance early after being struck by a comebacker in the third inning of a rehab start at Triple-A Charlotte. The 25-year-old lefty suffered a head laceration that required several staples, but he remains on track to make his next scheduled start for Charlotte....
  • • A's deal Font to Rays for Minor Leaguer
    The A's traded right-handed pitcher Wilmer Font to the Rays for Minor League right-handed pitcher Peter Bayer, the club announced Friday....
  • • Rays trade OF Span, P Colome to Mariners
    The Tampa Bay Rays traded OF Denard Span and closer Alex Colome to the Seattle Mariners on Friday in return for two minor league pitchers....
  • • Vlad Jr. stays hot, goes back-to-back with Bichette
    Vladimir Guerrero Jr. continued to torment Minor League pitching on Friday night as he went back-to-back with Bo Bichette for his 10th homer of the season in Double-A New Hampshire's 10-3 win over Hartford on Friday....

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