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D-BACKS TO FIRST-ROUND PICKS – “MEH..”

D-BACKS TO FIRST-ROUND PICKS – “MEH..”

In the last couple of years the Arizona Diamondbacks have had a makeover done with their leadership and that makeover is filtering down to the field in a big way. With a team of Tony LaRussa (Chief Baseball Officer), Dave Stewart (Senior VP and GM) and DeJon Watson (Senior VP, Baseball Ops) coming together, the […]

RULE 5 PROTECTION DAY

RULE 5 PROTECTION DAY

November 20th was the deadline to place Rule 5 Draft eligible players on the 40-man roster or risk losing them. Rule 5 deals with players who have either four or five years with a club but haven’t been placed on the 40-man. At this point, clubs must protect them by placing them on the 40-man […]

THREE QUALIFYING OFFERS ACCEPTED

THREE QUALIFYING OFFERS ACCEPTED

There were a record 20 Qualifying Offers extended this season and, not one, but three players accepted.

DIVISION SERIES ROSTERS

DIVISION SERIES ROSTERS

Links to the Division Series rosters are provided below from various media outlets. The WildCard winners were able to make changes for the Division Series, while the other teams are now set:

DEADLINE DEALING IN NL WEST

DEADLINE DEALING IN NL WEST

The Dodgers and Giants are the only two NL west teams over .500 and they both made significant moves at the trade deadline. The division-leading Dodgers added Mat Latos and Alex Wood to their starting rotation and got some bullpen help with Jim Johnson coming aboard. The Giants added Mike Leake from the Reds. Here’s a […]

FIRST-YEAR PLAYER DRAFT ORDER

FIRST-YEAR PLAYER DRAFT ORDER

The 2015 First-Year Player Draft starts today and runs through Wednesday. The schedule is as follows, per MLB.com: Day 1: June 8 – Round 1 through Competitive Balance Round B 7 p.m. ET – Live on MLB Network and MLB.com (pre-Draft show starts at 6 p.m. ET) Day 2: June 9 – Round 3-10 1 […]

ASTROS CALL UP CORREA

ASTROS CALL UP CORREA

SS Carlos Correa, the top pick in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, has been called up by the Houston Astros. It was a quick journey through the minor leagues for Correa, slowed down only by a broken leg last season. His first year of full-season baseball was 2013 at loA Quad Cities and Correa excelled […]

MARLINS BEAT LATOS, OWNERS WIN FIRST 2015 ARB CASE

MARLINS BEAT LATOS, OWNERS WIN FIRST 2015 ARB CASE

RHP Mat Latos lost his arbitration case against the Marlins on Thursday, giving the owners a win in the first case of 2015. Latos made $7.25MM last year and asked for a raise to $10.4MM. But the arbiter sided with the owners and Latos will make $9.4MM in 2015, his last year before free agency.

ARBITRATION HEARINGS

ARBITRATION HEARINGS

There is a group of players who have not avoided arbitration with their clubs, according to MLBTradeRumors.com’s Arbitration Tracker. Hearings may be held from today to the 21st, as scheduled, and agreements can still be made without going to hearing. If an arbitration hearing does take place, the player will either get his asking price or the […]

MANFRED IS 10TH MLB COMMISSIONER

MANFRED IS 10TH MLB COMMISSIONER

Bud Selig retired from his position as MLB commissioner at 12:01AM ET Sunday and Rob Manfred took the reins, becoming the 10th commissioner in the game’s history. Selig was in office for 23 years and now yields the position to one of his closest confidantes. Manfred’s rise from outside counsel for MLB to his new […]