According to a report on Twitter last night by Brian Bilek of FutureSox.com, the Houston Astros are to sign Edwin Encarnacion today. Many other reports state that Encarnacion is expected to sign soon.
After the Astros missed out on free-agent outfielder, Yoenis Cespedes, it was clear that they would turn their
84, 680, 704, 183, .252, 4.16. That’s the wins, runs scored, runs allowed, home runs, batting average and ERA for the 2016 New York Yankees. That’s a very unusual stat line to see when you’re a lifelong Yankee fan. 2016 and 2014, 84 wins in both those seasons, were a
The first, and most important, step to the Mets offseason can now be checked off of their list. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports was the first to report the signing of the beloved Yoenis Cespedes to a four-year deal worth $110 million. In addition, the deal includes a full no-trade clause,
Mets have agreed to terms with Yoenis Cespedes for 4 years, 110 million dollars, according to Ken Rosenthal. The contract is the 2nd biggest free agent contract the Mets have given, only behind Carlos Beltran's 7 year/$119 million in 2005. The $27.5 annual average value of the contract matches Alex
According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the St. Louis Cardinals are interested in signing free-agent Justin Turner. Morosi also stated that to make this signing realistic, they would probably need to trade Jhonny Peralta.
In 2016, Turner held a batting average of .275, hit 27 home runs and drove in
While we were busy indulging in the annual Thanksgiving traditions of eating too much, shopping too much, and spending (too much) time with family, MLB front offices were hard at work keeping the stove warm. Here's everything you might have missed over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Arizona Diamondbacks and Seattle Mariners swap
Two days after Houston Astros GM Jeff Luhnow promised to get the hot stove going, it appears that the team has skipped the match and the stove entirely in favor of pouring kerosene on a campfire. The Astros acquired veteran catcher Brian McCann from the Yankees and signed free agent
After being linked with 3 high profile pitchers yesterday, the Braves appear to be looking at options to strengthen the other half of the battery. Buster Olney is reporting that the Braves are one of a number of teams with "serious interest" in free agent catcher Jason Castro.
Castro is coming
It is official. Dexter Fowler is a free agent.
Yesterday, Fowler declined the $17.2 million dollar qualifying offer by the Chicago Cubs. This marks the second consecutive year he has declined the Cubs’ qualifying offer. It is reported that Fowler is in search of a multi-year deal with the Cardinals, Rangers, Giants and
Yesterday at 5 p.m. ET was the deadline for ten players extended qualifying offers to determine whether or not they would accept these offers. Of the ten players given qualifying offers this season, Jeremy Hellickson (SP, Phi) and Neil Walker (2B, NYM) were the only players who elected to accept.