Deals

Free-agent freeze: Where would the top players end up on 1-year deals?
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Were you driving around downtown Kansas City today, by any chance? If so, did you see that somewhat-disheveled-but-strangely-athletic-looking dude loitering outside Jack Stack Barbecue at 22nd Street and St. Paul, holding a "Will Hit Homers and Get on Base At a Slightly-Below-League-Average Rate for Food" sign? Folks, that was Mike Moustakas, the suddenly beleaguered two-time […]

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5 questions following the Brewers' blockbuster deals
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Milwaukee Brewers general manager David Stearns swung two deals in the matter of an hour late Thursday evening, putting a jolt in an offseason that’s been on life support. While most within his time zone were settling down for dinner, Stearns landed Christian Yelich from the Miami Marlins in exchange for four prospects, and quickly […]

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Crew's deals send message to Cubs, Cards
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After running away with the National League Central on their way to a 2016 World Series championship, the Cubs had to fight hard to repeat as division champions last season. Chicago pulled away to finish six games ahead of Milwaukee and nine ahead of St. Louis, but if this offseason is any indication, the Brewers […]

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Tigers sign Amarista, 3 pitchers on Minors deals
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The Tigers have added another veteran candidate to their utility infield competition by agreeing to terms with shortstop Alexi Amarista on a Minor League contract with a non-roster invite to Spring Training.

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Tribe adds Wilk, Murphy on Minor League deals
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The Indians added two more players to the preseason mix Monday, signing left-hander Adam Wilk and switch-hitting catcher Jack Murphy to Minor League contracts that include an invitation to attend Major League Spring Training.

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Syndergaard, Harvey, deGrom get Mets deals
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ESPN News Services NEW YORK — The New York Mets have reached one-year deals with starters Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Matt Harvey and settled with five other players. Relievers Jeurys Familia, AJ Ramos and Hansel Robles, catcher Travis d'Arnaud and infielder Wilmer Flores also agreed Friday

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Marlins sign Van Slyke, Diaz to Minors deals
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The Marlins added right-handed hitting and pitching depth to their system by signing outfielder/first baseman Scott Van Slyke and right-hander Jumbo Diaz to Minor League contracts on Saturday with invitations to Spring Training. Miami also added right-hander Tyler Cloyd and lefty Mike Kickham as non-roster invitees for when Spring Training opens at the Roger Dean […]

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Betances, Gray, Didi among 8 to reach deals
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As the Yankees continue to speak about the importance of keeping payroll beneath the $197 million threshold this coming season, they have reached agreements to avoid arbitration with all of their eight eligible players.

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Rendon ($12.3M) among Nats with new deals
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The Nationals agreed to one-year contracts with Anthony Rendon, Tanner Roark and Michael A. Taylor on Friday, thus avoiding arbitration.

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Richards, Shoemaker reportedly strike deals
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The Angels have reportedly settled with two more of their arbitration-eligible players, first baseman C.J. Cron and left-hander Tyler Skaggs, in advance of Friday’s 10 a.m. PT deadline, according to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale. The club has not confirmed the report.

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Source: Greene, Wilson agree to 1-year deals
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The Tigers continued their arbitration season work Friday by avoiding hearings with a pair of relievers: Right-handers Shane Greene and Alex Wilson agreed to terms on one-year contracts. Wilson will make $1.925 million, according to a source, while Greene will make $1.95 million. The Tigers have not announced the deals.

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Cron, Skaggs reportedly strike deals with Angels
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The Angels have reportedly settled with two more of their arbitration-eligible players, first baseman C.J. Cron and left-hander Tyler Skaggs, in advance of Friday’s 10 a.m. PT deadline, according to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale. The club has not confirmed the report.

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