An extremely reasonable deal for the Cardinals, who also get two team options at the end of the five years.
MLB News and Rumors
In this market, should a guy like Hammel still be scrambling in February to find a job? What’s going on?
Former Cardinals exec Chris Correa disagrees with the Commissioner’s handling of the hacking scandal. Also, an important lawsuit, the next breakout teams, and much more.
Frank Thomas didn’t name names, but it sure sounds like he’s calling out Jeff Bagwell and Ivan Rodriguez.
Transactions are still trickling in, as the offseason moves toward a close.
That punishment sure feels light. Frustratingly light.
The volume of incursions and the proximity to organization decision-making moments tells me the Cardinals benefitted.
There are reasons to wonder what the impact of the new CBA will be this summer. It could mean even more trade activity.
The Cubs have more than three times as much to spend this year as they did last year.
The Cubs are hoping to host the All-Star Game once Wrigley Field is fully renovated.
Will the Cubs add more starting depth from here? That Bill Murray-Jon Hamm story is true, and more.
Greg Holland signed with the Rockies, Scott Feldman signed with the Reds, and much more from around baseball.
“Unusual” Free Agency Makes Cuban Pitching Prospect Available to IFA-Restricted Teams (Like the Cubs)
The surprise decision to count Mendoza’s time in Japan means that a top pitching prospect just unexpectedly became available to the Cubs.
Going across two time zones can impact player performance in at least a couple notable ways.
Is Starlin Castro about to be squeezed out by another uprising of young infielders?