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Mon Dec 1119:19It's official: Stanton joins Judge in pinstripesStarlin Castro2BMarlinsFree Agent
Aaron JudgeRFYankeesFree Agent
Giancarlo StantonRFYankeesFree Agent
The New York Yankees officially announced Monday the blockbuster trade acquiring reigning National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins.The Yankees also received cash considerations from the Marlins in exchange for second baseman Starlin Castro, minor league right-hander Jorge Guzman and minor league infielder Jose Devers."I'm very excited to be here and be a part of the Yankees," Stanton said at a news conference Monday during the Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. "I'm just looking forward to stepping up and being with this winning environment and winning culture so I'm happy to be here."The two teams reached terms of the deal on Saturday pending final approval from the 28-year-old Stanton under the terms of his no-trade clause and passing a physical.Stanton, who hit 59 home runs for the Marlins this past season, is now in pinstripes and will be joining another slugger in the Yankees outfield -- American League Rookie of the Year Aaron Judge, who hit 52 homers i... [More]
Mon Dec 1103:12RHP Luke Gregerson agreed to two-year deal with StLuke GregersonRPAstrosFree Agent
RHP Luke Gregerson agreed to a two-year deal with the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Gregerson, 33, spent the past three seasons with Houston, going 2-3 with a career-high 4.57 ERA in 65 relief appearances for the World Series champion Astros.Gregerson posted a career-best 31 saves in 64 appearances with the Astros in 2015. He spent his first five seasons with the San Diego Padres, making at least 72 appearances in four of them. He registered a career-low 2.12 ERA in 2014 over 72 appearances with the Oakland Athletics. In 623 career appearances, all in relief, Gregerson owns a 35-36 record with a 3.02 ERA.
Mon Dec 1103:12RHP Brandon Morrow agreed to terms on two-year deal with Cubs on...Brandon MorrowRPDodgersFree Agent
RHP Brandon Morrow agreed to terms on a two-year deal with the Cubs on Sunday. He could become the Cubs' closer if the franchise fails to re-sign free agent Wade Davis. Morrow, 33, was 6-0 with a 2.06 ERA in 45 regular-season games for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2017. He gave up just one run and three hits over 8 1/3 innings as the Dodgers won the first two rounds of the playoffs to reach the World Series. Morrow became the second pitcher to enter all seven games of the World Series, but his ERA was 8.44 and he served up two homers over 5 1/3 innings. Overall, Morrow is 51-43 with a 4.05 ERA in 299 career appearances (113 starts) with the Seattle Mariners (2007-09), Toronto Blue Jays (2010-14), San Diego Padres (2015-16) and Dodgers.
Sun Dec 1004:14OF Giancarlo Stanton agreed to deal to be traded to New York Yan...Giancarlo StantonRFYankeesFree Agent
OF Giancarlo Stanton agreed to a deal to be traded to the New York Yankees from the Miami Marlins, according to multiple reports Saturday. The two teams reached terms for a deal pending final approval from the 28-year-old Stanton under the terms of his no-trade clause and passing a physical. The approval is expected to be a formality. Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro and two minor league prospects would be traded to Miami as part of the deal, according to reports.
Sat Dec 922:50Yankees land Stanton in blockbuster dealStarlin Castro2BMarlinsFree Agent
Giancarlo StantonRFYankeesFree Agent
The New York Yankees agreed to acquire National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins in a blockbuster trade, according to multiple reports Saturday.The two teams reached terms for a deal pending final approval from the 28-year-old Stanton under the terms of his no-trade clause and passing a physical. The approval is expected to be a formality.Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro and two minor league prospects would be traded to Miami as part of the deal, according to reports.The news comes a day after the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants both announced they agreed to deals to acquire Stanton, but he declined to waive his no-trade clause.Talks between the Yankees and Marlins picked up Friday after two more teams dropped out of the running for the superstar. New York and Miami re-engaged in talks earlier in the week, according to ESPN.The Cardinals and Giants both targeted Stanton from the time that new Marlins ownership -- led by former Yankees great Derek Je... [More]
Sat Dec 903:44RHP Mike Fiers agreed to terms with Detroit TigersMike FiersSPTigersFree Agent
RHP Mike Fiers agreed to terms with the Detroit Tigers, the team announced Friday. The deal is for one year and $6 million, according to reports. Fiers, 32, pitched in 29 games, including a team-high 28 starts, in 2017 for the Houston Astros with an 8-10 record, a 5.22 ERA and 146 strikeouts over 153 1/3 innings. He struck out 8.57 batters per 9.0 innings last season, improving from his 7.15 mark in 2016. He tossed 150 or more innings for the third consecutive season. In seven major league seasons with Milwaukee (2011-15) and Houston (2015-17), Fiers owns a 42-47 record with a 4.15 ERA over 726 innings in 141 games, including 123 starts. Fiers tossed a no-hitter with the Astros on Aug. 21, 2015, against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Fri Dec 823:42Marlins OF Stanton nixes trade to Cardinals, GiantsGiancarlo StantonRFYankeesFree Agent
The St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants both announced Friday that they agreed to deals to acquire Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton but the National League MVP declined to waive his no-trade clause."We had an agreement to acquire Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins, subject to him waiving his no-trade clause," Cardinals CEO Bill DeWitt Jr. said in a statement. "We have been notified that he will not waive his no-trade clause to come to St. Louis."While we are disappointed in his decision, we will continue to make every effort to improve our club for the upcoming season."The Giants released a similar statement about their efforts to acquire Stanton."Our agreement with the Marlins to acquire Giancarlo Stanton subject to his waiving of the no-trade clause will not move forward and it is our understanding that the Marlins and Stanton are exploring other options," the Giants said in their statement.The Cardinals and Giants both targeted Stanton from the time that new Ma... [More]
Fri Dec 803:08RHP Tyler Chatwood agreed to three-year, $38 million deal with C...Tyler ChatwoodSPCubsFree Agent
RHP Tyler Chatwood agreed to a three-year, $38 million deal with the Chicago Cubs, the team announced Thursday. Chatwood posted an 8-15 mark and a 4.69 ERA in 33 appearances last season for the Colorado Rockies. His loss total last season tied for the most in the National League. Chatwood compiled a 40-46 record with two saves and a 4.31 ERA in six major league seasons with the Los Angeles Angels and Rockies.
Fri Dec 803:082B Dee Gordon traded by Marlins in multi-player deal Thursday to...Dee Gordon2BMarinersFree Agent
2B Dee Gordon was traded by the Marlins in a multi-player deal Thursday to the Mariners, who will convert him to the outfield. Gordon batted .308 and led the majors with 60 steals last season. He was the NL batting champion in 2015 when he batted .333 with 58 steals. "Dee provides us with a dynamic presence at the top of our lineup," Seattle GM Jerry Dipoto said in a statement. Gordon is slated to make $10.8 million this season as part of a five-year, $50 million deal.
Wed Dec 604:18OF Leonys Martin agreed to one-year contract with TigersLeonys MartínCFTigersFree Agent
OF Leonys Martin agreed to a one-year contract with the Tigers, the team announced Tuesday. Terms of his deal were not announced by the Tigers, but USA Today reports Martin will make $1.75 million and could earn $1.1 million in incentives. Martin, 29, is entering his eighth big-league season after spending the 2017 campaign split between the Mariners and Cubs.
Wed Dec 604:18RHP Dan Otero signed two-year contract with Cleveland Indians on...Dan OteroRPIndiansFree Agent
RHP Dan Otero signed a two-year contract with the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday to avoid arbitration. The deal includes a team option for the 2020 season, the Indians announced. Otero posted an 8-1 mark with a 2.14 ERA in 114 relief appearances for the Indians the past two seasons, including a 3-0 record in 2017. The Indians acquired Otero from the Philadelphia Phillies in December 2015 in exchange for cash considerations. The 32-year-old owns a 20-7 mark with a 2.91 ERA in six major league seasons with the San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics and Indians.
Wed Dec 604:18RHP Miles Mikolas signed to two-year contractMiles MikolasSPCardinalsFree Agent
RHP Miles Mikolas was signed to a two-year contract, the St. Louis Cardinals announced on Tuesday. Financial terms were not disclosed by the Cardinals, but multiple reports have Mikolas receiving between $14 million and $16 million in the contract. Mikolas, who last pitched in the majors for the Texas Rangers in 2014, has flourished with the Yomiuri Giants of the Japan Central League during the past three seasons. The 29-year-old owns a 31-13 mark with a 2.18 ERA in 62 starts during that time, including 14-8 with a 2.25 ERA in 27 starts last season. Mikolas sports a 4-6 record with a 5.32 ERA in three major league seasons with the San Diego Padres and Rangers.
Wed Dec 604:18RHP Wily Peralta signed one-year contract with Kansas City Royal...Wily PeraltaSPRoyalsFree Agent
RHP Wily Peralta signed a one-year contract with the Kansas City Royals, the team announced Tuesday. Peralta will reportedly make $1.5 million this coming season. The option is worth $3 million with a $25,000 buyout. Peralta, 28, is coming off a poor season in which he went 5-4 with a 7.85 ERA in 19 appearances (eight starts) with the Milwaukee Brewers. He also spent time at Triple-A Colorado Springs in 2017, and went 1-0 with one save and a 3.38 ERA in 13 appearances with the Sky Sox.
Tue Dec 505:21RHP Tyler Thornburg and Boston Red Sox agreed to terms on one-ye...Tyler ThornburgRPRed SoxFree Agent
RHP Tyler Thornburg and the Boston Red Sox agreed to terms on a one-year contract that avoided arbitration, the team announced Monday. Thornburg missed last season with a right shoulder impingement after the Red Sox acquired him from the Milwaukee Brewers on Dec. 6. The 29-year-old posted a 14-9 mark with a 2.87 ERA in 144 career appearances with the Brewers from 2012-16.
Mon Dec 403:19LHP Dallas Keuchel sustained "minor (left) foot sprain" during A...Dallas KeuchelSPAstrosFree Agent
LHP Dallas Keuchel sustained a "minor (left) foot sprain" during the Astros' World Series championship parade, according to reports. TMZ Sports was first to report Keuchel's injury. The Astros confirmed the injury to the Houston Chronicle. Keuchel, who was seen wearing a walking boot, told TMZ he slipped during the celebration. The Chronicle reports Keuchel is expected to be ready for spring training in the middle of February.
Sat Dec 203:56RHP Danny Farquhar avoided arbitration with White Sox and agreed...Danny FarquharRPWhite SoxFree Agent
RHP Danny Farquhar avoided arbitration with the White Sox and agreed to a one-year, $1.05 million contract for 2018. Farquhar, 30, went 2-0 with a 4.40 ERA in 15 appearances with the White Sox in 2017 after being signed as a free agent in July. The Louisiana-Lafayette product spent 2016 and the first half of 2017 with the Rays before being released and signed by the Sox.
Sat Dec 203:56C Welington Castillo has agreed to two-year, $15 million deal wi...Welington CastilloCWhite SoxFree Agent
C Welington Castillo has agreed to a two-year, $15 million deal with the White Sox. Castillo, 30, has a club option for the 2020 season at $8 million or a $500,000 buyout. The Dominican Republic native enjoyed the best season of his eight-year career as a member of the Baltimore Orioles in 2017, batting .282 with a .813 OPS and 20 home runs in 96 games. Castillo also led the majors by throwing out 44.4 percent of attempted base stealers. "Adding Welington benefits us both in the short and long term," said Rick Hahn, White Sox senior vice president/general manager.
Sat Dec 203:56C Stephen Vogt agreed to $3.065 million contract with Brewers to...Stephen VogtCBrewersFree Agent
C Stephen Vogt agreed to a $3.065 million contract with the Brewers to avoid arbitration on Friday. The 33-year-old catcher and two-time All-Star as a member of the Athletics joined the Brewers via waivers last June. In 122 at-bats with the Brewers, Vogt hit .254 with eight home runs and 20 RBIs. Vogt made $2.965 million last season between the Brewers and A's.
Sat Dec 203:563B Mike Moustakas, formerly of Royals, named American League Com...Mike Moustakas3BRoyalsFree Agent
3B Mike Moustakas, formerly of the Royals, has been named the American League Comeback Player of the Year. Moustakas slugged a career-high 38 home runs and hit .272 with 85 RBIs last season. He missed most of the 2016 season after sustaining a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee after colliding with teammate Alex Gordon pursuing a fly ball in a late-May game. Moustakas is now a free agent.
Sat Dec 203:56RHP Greg Holland, formerly of Rockies, named National League Com...Greg HollandRPRockiesFree Agent
RHP Greg Holland, formerly of the Rockies, has been named the National League Comeback Player of the Year. Holland, who missed the entire 2016 season recovering from Tommy John surgery, went 3-6 with a 3.61 ERA and 41 saves for the Rockies. His 41 saves were tied for second-most in the majors last season. Holland is now a free agent.
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