Just one year and $6.25 million for a guy who raked last year and into the postseason.
Category: MLB News and Rumors
If you’ve got the money and the need, why not shout it from the rooftops, right? Well, apparently that’s the philosophy anyway …
The first time a team really splurged. Also: Hey! Ben Zobrist won … sorta!
Another ice block for the frosty relations between players and teams?
So, he didn’t win. But that’s OK. This is still really awesome.
It’s a fully-loaded one today, folks. Lots to get into.
This is getting a little odd.
At least baseball broadcast rights are still quite valuable.
I’ve got a soft spot for guys who should have been unanimous award winners.
Rumors, rumors. Some of them, anyway. And the least sexy five-player trade ever.
It makes too much sense not to, even in spite of rumored spending limitations.
Another possible hitch in the Cubs’ plans. Maybe a significant one.
The Owners Meetings aren’t quite as rumor-heavy as the GM or Winter Meetings, but big rules changes might go down.
Joe Maddon was not the NL’s Manager of the Year, but he certainly deserved the votes he got.
Ugly allegations about the Mariners organization.
Dodgers lefty Hyun-Jin Ryu is the only qualified free agent who accepted. LET’S GO.
The Astros had a deal for Harper at the deadline, but it was shot down by Nats ownership. Also, does 14 years scare you?
Mmmhhmm. I see you, Royals.
A reminder about how contract negotiations are impacted by the initial information out there in the world.
An understandable strategy, but a scary one if you’re thinking long term.
The Cardinals might be out on Harper – TBD – but they’re going to add somewhere.
Rules changes are coming as soon as next week, folks.
If you do some squinting, it could work. Bad contract swap, for example?
The FanGraphs crew and the crowd take a crack at projecting contracts.
It seems legit, and hints at a very serious pursuit by the White Sox. (Wrong side of Chicago, Bryce!)
Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Targeting Lefty Relievers, Goldschmidt’s Availability, Harper’s $500M Target, Grandal, More
The Cubs have been connected to a couple formerly elite lefty relievers for a long time. Is this the winter they land one?
The Dodgers are … broke? What in the world is going on? This cannot be legit, right?
Welp, here’s your multi-annual Mariners-Rays trade.
Among many other things, Boras says he has no indication Addison Russell will not return to the Cubs.
Lukewarm Stove: Harper’s $300M Offer, Cubs and Donaldson, Mariners Rebuild, Phillies, White Sox, Miller, More
The latest from the rumor mill as the GM Meetings carry on.