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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 […]

ARBITRATION TRACKING

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 1YR/$4.25MM contract. MLBTradeRumors.com has a live Arbitration Tracker where you can follow all the action […]

RULE 5 DRAFT MAJOR LEAGUE RESULTS

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 of 2015, or forfeit them back to their original teams. # NEW CLUB PLAYER OLD […]

RULE 5 DRAFT TODAY

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 40-man roster, are eligible to be drafted. That length of time is dependent upon the […]

DODGERS WERE KINDA ACTIVE YESTERDAY

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 with news that LA had acquired SS Jimmy Rollins from Philadelphia for two minor leaguers. […]

WHITE SOX ADD SAMARDZIJA, ROBERTSON

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 six divisions and the White Sox, 73-89 last year, saw Kansas City make the most […]

FIVE PLAYERS CLAIMED OFF OF WAIVERS

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 Rockies INF Carlos Rivera Red Sox Mariners Check MLBDailyDish.com’s recap with a rundown of the […]

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