Category Archives: TRANSACTIONS

Signings, Trades, Retirements, Etc.

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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ARBITRATION TRACKING

Yesterday was the day for salary arbitration filing and the deadline to exchange figures is Friday, so there will be plenty of players/teams avoiding arbitration this week. C A.J. Ellis and the Dodgers did just that yesterday, agreeing to a … Continue reading

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RULE 5 DRAFT MAJOR LEAGUE RESULTS

Here are the results of the Rule 5 Draft held yesterday on the final day of the Winter Meetings. These players were left unprotected and the clubs that selected them must keep these players on the active roster for all … Continue reading

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RULE 5 DRAFT TODAY

On this last day of the 2014 Winter Meetings, the Rule 5 Draft will take place at noon ET. Players who have been with their clubs for a specified length of time, but have not been placed on the club’s … Continue reading

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DODGERS WERE KINDA ACTIVE YESTERDAY

After a couple of seemingly quiet days for the Dodgers at the Winter Meetings, the new front office got to work on replacing the departed SS Hanley Ramirez. They got a couple of other things done as well. Wednesday opened … Continue reading

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WHITE SOX ADD SAMARDZIJA, ROBERTSON

The Chicago White Sox have made the biggest splash so far at the Winter Meetings in San Diego, adding two impact arms in starter Jeff Smardzija and closer David Robertson. The AL Central may be the most winnable of the … Continue reading

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FIVE PLAYERS CLAIMED OFF OF WAIVERS

There were five waiver claims in addition to all of the other player movement news going on: PLAYER WAIVED CLAIMED RHP Eric Fornataro Cardinals Nationals OF J.B. Shuck Indians White Sox RHP Will Harris Diamondbakcs Astros RHP Jorge Rondon Cardinals … Continue reading

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QUALIFYING OFFER DEADLINE

The deadline has passed for teams to make qualifying offers of 1YR/$15.3MM and 12 players were on the receiving end this year: Ervin Santana – Braves Pablo Sandoval – Giants Max Scherzer – Tigers Victor Martinez – Tigers Michael Cuddyer … Continue reading

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