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STRUGGLING BREWERS MAKE MOVES

STRUGGLING BREWERS MAKE MOVES

Holding down last place in the NL Central, the Milwaukee Brewers added a couple of infielders on Monday in hopes of infusing new life to the team and its chances for the 2013 season. The Brewers went out and acquired 3B Juan Francisco from the Braves while calling up 2B Scooter Gennett from AAA Nashville. […]

2012 DEADLINE: WEEKEND ROUNDUP

2012 DEADLINE: WEEKEND ROUNDUP

No huge moves took place over the weekend. Lots of talk involving big names as the July 31st Non-Waiver Trade Deadline approached, but the biggest names to move were LHP Francisco Liriano and INF Marco Scutaro. WHITE SOX GET LIRIANO – Chicago landed a left-handed arm in Liriano in exchange for two youngsters, INF Eduardo Escobar […]

2012 DEADLINE: ANGELS GET GREINKE

2012 DEADLINE: ANGELS GET GREINKE

The Angels are in a dogfight in the AL west that includes not only Texas but the suddenly-swingin’ A’s as well. Milwuakee is struggling in the NL central, well below .500 and far from their 2011 playoff form. On Friday the two clubs made a deal that sent RHP Zack Greinke to Los Angeles for […]

ARBITRATION FINAL RESULTS

ARBITRATION FINAL RESULTS

Arbitration hearings are completed, with all eligible players under contract for 2012. Seven cases were heard with teams winning five and the players winning two: JOHN LANNAN ($5.7M) – NATIONALS ($5M) DECISION – NATIONALS JEFF NIEMANN ($3.2M) – RAYS – ($2.5M) DECISION – RAYS ANIBAL SANCHEZ ($8M) – MARLINS ($6.9M) DECISION – SANCHEZ EMILIO BONIFACIO […]

K-ROD WAIVES COSTLY VESTING OPTION

K-ROD WAIVES COSTLY VESTING OPTION

The Brewers’ newly acquired reliever, Francisco Rodriguez, has reportedly made his contract situation less dicey by agreeing to waive his $17.5 million vesting option for 2012. The option would kick in should Rodriguez meet a very reachable number of games finished. The GF issue (K-Rod needed to finish 55 games this season and has 34 […]

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