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Wed Dec 27 201703:08RHP Jared Hughes signed two-year contract with Cincinnati Reds o...Jared HughesRPRedsFree Agent
RHP Jared Hughes signed a two-year contract with the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday, the team announced. The deal is reportedly worth $4.5 million. There is also a $3 million club option for 2020 with a buyout of $250,000.
Wed Dec 27 201703:08LHP Zach Duke signed to one-year contract by MinnesotaZach DukeRPTwinsFree Agent
LHP Zach Duke was signed to a one-year contract by Minnesota. Duke, 34, went 1-1 with a 3.93 ERA in 27 appearances for the St. Louis Cardinals last season after returning midway through the campaign from Tommy John surgery. The former 2009 All-Star with the Pittsburgh Pirates will be playing for his eighth different team -- and his seventh in the past eight seasons.
Tue Dec 26 201720:15Twins sign LHP Duke to 1-year dealZach DukeRPTwinsFree Agent
The Minnesota Twins signed veteran left-handed reliever Zach Duke to a one-year contract, the team announced Tuesday.Duke, 34, went 1-1 with a 3.93 ERA in 27 appearances for the St. Louis Cardinals last season after returning midway through the campaign from Tommy John surgery. The former 2009 All-Star with the Pittsburgh Pirates will be playing for his eighth different team -- and his seventh in the past eight seasons.He is 61-85 with a 4.54 ERA in 468 appearances (169 starts) with the Pirates (2005-10), Arizona Diamondbacks (2011), Washington Nationals (2012-13), Cincinnati Reds (2013), Milwaukee Brewers (2014), Chicago White Sox (2015-16) and St. Louis Cardinals (2016-17).After making 159 starts and one relief appearances for the Pirates, Duke has settled in as a reliever with his last start coming in 2013.
Sun Dec 24 201704:021B Yonder Alonso signed two-year contract Saturday, guaranteed t...Yonder Alonso1BIndiansFree Agent
1B Yonder Alonso signed a two-year contract Saturday, guaranteed to be worth at least $16 million, the team announced. The 30-year-old Alonso batted .266 with a career-high 28 homers and 67 RBIs in 142 games split between the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners last season. The Indians will play Alonso $7 million in 2018 and $8 million in 2019. The contract calls for a $9 million vesting option in 2020, or a $1 million buyout.
Sat Dec 23 201704:491B Matt Adams agreed to terms on one-year contract, Washington N...Matt Adams1B/PHNationalsFree Agent
1B Matt Adams agreed to terms on a one-year contract, the Washington Nationals announced Friday. The deal is reportedly worth $4 million. Adams batted .274 with a career-high 20 homers and 65 RBIs in 131 games split between the St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves last season.
Fri Dec 22 201703:07INF Christian Arroyo, LHP Matt Krook, OF Denard Span and RHP Ste...Christian Arroyo3B/SSRaysFree Agent
INF Christian Arroyo, LHP Matt Krook, OF Denard Span and RHP Stephen Woods were acquired by the Rays from the Giants on Wednesday in exchange for 3B Evan Longoria. Arroyo, who was the Giants' first-round pick in 2013, played in 34 games after making his major league debut in 2017. The 22-year-old has hit .300 over five years in the minors.
Fri Dec 22 201703:071B Yonder Alonso and Indians agreed to two-year, $16 million con...Yonder Alonso1BIndiansFree Agent
1B Yonder Alonso and the Indians agreed to a two-year, $16 million contract, multiple outlets reported. The deal, pending a physical, also includes an $8 million vesting option for 2020.Alonso will take over at first base in Cleveland for Carlos Santana, who finalized a three-year, $60 million agreement with the Phillies on Tuesday.Alonso, 30, batted .266 with a career-high 28 homers and 67 RBIs in 142 games split between the Athletics and Mariners last season. He also scored 72 times and had an OPS of .866 en route to being named an All-Star for the first time in his career.
Fri Dec 22 201703:07RHP Brandon Kintzler officially agreed to two-year contract with...Brandon KintzlerRPNationalsFree Agent
RHP Brandon Kintzler officially agreed to a two-year contract with the Washington Nationals, the team announced Thursday. The Nationals did not divulge financial terms of the deal. According to Spotrac, the terms are a two-year, $10 million deal with a mutual option for 2020. Washington acquired the All-Star from the Minnesota Twins at the trade deadline in July for left-handed pitching prospect Tyler Watson and $500,000 in international bonus pool allocation. Kintzler, who converted 28 of 32 save opportunities with the Twins, posted a 2-1 mark with one save and a 3.46 ERA in 27 appearances with the Nationals. The 33-year-old owns a 14-14 mark with 46 saves and a 3.26 ERA in 298 career appearances with the Milwaukee Brewers, Twins and Nationals.
Thu Dec 21 201704:31RHP Juan Nicasio signed two-year contract, Seattle Mariners anno...Juan NicasioRPMarinersFree Agent
RHP Juan Nicasio signed a two-year contract, the Seattle Mariners announced Wednesday. Financial terms were not disclosed by the team, but the Seattle Times reported the deal was for a total of $17 million. Nicasio, 31, pitched in a career-high 76 games in 2017 with three different teams -- Pittsburgh (65), Philadelphia (two) and St. Louis (nine) -- finishing with a combined 5-5 record, six saves and a 2.61 ERA.
Thu Dec 21 201704:31RHP Tom Koehler signed one-year contract with Los Angeles Dodger...Tom KoehlerSPDodgersFree Agent
RHP Tom Koehler signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday. Koehler, 31, who was non-tendered by Toronto, is 36-55 with a 4.39 ERA in 161 major league games with Miami (2012-17) and the Blue Jays (2017). Koehler began the 2017 season with the Marlins and went 1-5 in 12 starts before being dealt to the Toronto on Aug. 19. He then made all but one of his 15 appearances in the bullpen, compiling an 0-2 record and 2.65 ERA. Koehler held batters to a .242 average and struck out 18 in 17.0 innings.
Wed Dec 20 201703:07LHP Martin Perez of Texas Rangers expected to miss start of 2018...Martín PérezSPRangersFree Agent
LHP Martin Perez of the Texas Rangers is expected to miss the start of the 2018 season after undergoing surgery to repair a fracture in his non-pitching elbow. The surgery was performed by Dr. Thomas Diliberti in Dallas, with Perez expected to be able to start throwing in three to four weeks, the team announced. Perez is in line to be sidelined from game action for approximately four months, which would be a few weeks into the season. The 26-year-old Perez sustained the injury last week following a fall at his ranch in Venezuela, the team announced. The Dallas Morning News reported that the incident involved a bull that startled Perez, causing him to fall on his right elbow. Perez posted a 13-12 mark with a 4.82 ERA in 32 starts last season.
Wed Dec 20 201703:07C Nick Hundley agreed to one-year, $2.5 million contract to rema...Nick HundleyC/PHGiantsFree Agent
C Nick Hundley agreed to a one-year, $2.5 million contract to remain with the San Francisco Giants, the team announced Tuesday. Hundley, 34, batted .244 with nine homers and 35 RBIs last season while serving as Buster Posey's backup. Hundley hit .249 for his career with 81 homers and 340 RBIs in 847 games with San Diego Padres, Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies and Giants.
Tue Dec 19 201703:47RHP Jordan Lyles signed one-year contract with club option for 2...Jordan LylesRPPadresFree Agent
RHP Jordan Lyles signed a one-year contract with a club option for 2019, the San Diego Padres announced. Financial terms of the deal were not divulged by the Padres on Sunday, but FanRag Sports reported that Lyles will earn $750,000 in 2018.
Tue Dec 19 201703:471B Mitch Moreland agreed to terms on two-year deal to return to ...Mitch Moreland1BRed SoxFree Agent
1B Mitch Moreland agreed to terms on a two-year deal to return to the Red Sox, the team announced Monday. Moreland batted .246 with 22 homers and 79 RBIs while playing in a career-high 149 games last season. The 32-year-old also set personal bests in at-bats (508), runs scored (73), doubles (34) and walks (57) in his first season with the Red Sox. A Gold Glove winner in 2016, Moreland answered that with a .995 fielding percentage last season.
Mon Dec 18 201719:05More, more, more: Red Sox re-sign 1B MorelandMitch Moreland1BRed SoxFree Agent
The Boston Red Sox re-signed free agent first baseman Mitch Moreland to a two-year contract through the 2019 season, the team announced Monday.Moreland's deal will reportedly pay him $13 million over two seasons with up to $1 million more in incentives, WEEI.com reports."(Re-signing with the Red Sox) will make Christmas a little better," Moreland told reporters on Monday."I was hoping (to return). I loved playing here, loved the guys -- everything about it. Looking forward to being back and taking care of some unfinished business."Moreland revealed after news broke of his re-signing that he underwent a scope on one of his knees to clean up a small meniscus tear, but that he is fully recovered now.Moreland batted .246 with 22 homers and 79 RBIs while playing in a career-high 149 games last season. The 32-year-old also set personal bests in at-bats (508), runs scored (73), doubles (34) and walks (57) in his first season with the Red Sox.A Gold Glove winner in 2016, Moreland answered that... [More]
Mon Dec 18 201718:19More, more, more: Red Sox re-sign 1B MorelandMitch Moreland1BRed SoxFree Agent
The Boston Red Sox re-signed free agent first baseman Mitch Moreland to a two-year contract through the 2019 season, the team announced Monday.Moreland's deal will reportedly pay him $13 million over two seasons with up to $1 million more in inncentives, WEEI.com reports."(Re-signing with the Red Sox) will make Christmas a little better," Moreland told reporters on Monday."I was hoping (to return). I loved playing here, loved the guys -- everything about it. Looking forward to being back and taking care of some unfinished business."Moreland revealed after news broke of his re-signing that he underwent a scope on one of his knees to clean up a small meniscus tear, but that he is fully recovered now.Moreland batted .246 with 22 homers and 79 RBIs while playing in a career-high 149 games last season. The 32-year-old also set personal bests in at-bats (508), runs scored (73), doubles (34) and walks (57) in his first season with the Red Sox.A Gold Glove winner in 2016, Moreland answered tha... [More]
Mon Dec 18 201718:16OF Kemp reunited with Dodgers after trade with BravesCharlie Culberson2BBravesFree Agent
Adrián González1BDodgersThe Seals Guys
Scott KazmirSPBravesFree Agent
Matt KempLF/RFDodgersLas Vegas Giants
Brandon McCarthySPBravesFree Agent
The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired outfielder Matt Kemp from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for four players and cash considerations, the Dodgers announced Saturday.Heading east to Atlanta are first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, pitchers Scott Kazmir and Brandon McCarthy and infielder Charlie Culberson.MLB.com reported the Braves have already designated Gonzalez for assignment.Kemp, 33, is reunited with the Dodgers. He played for them from 2006-14, hitting 182 home runs, which is fourth in Dodgers' history. Last season, he hit .276 with 19 homers, 64 RBIs and 23 doubles in 115 games for the Braves.Gonzalez, 35, was acquired by the Dodgers from the Boston Red Sox in August 2012 and was instrumental in helping Los Angeles win five straight National League West Division titles. In 14 big league seasons, the five-time All-Star has hit .288 with 2,010 hits, 311 homers and 1,176 RBI while playing in 1,875 games.Kazmir, 33, was signed to a three-year contract with Los Angeles before the 2016 season ... [More]
Sun Dec 17 201703:17The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired OF Matt Kemp from Atlanta Brave...Charlie Culberson2BBravesFree Agent
The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired OF Matt Kemp from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for four players and cash considerations, according to a release from the Dodgers Saturday. Heading east to Atlanta are 1B Adrian Gonzalez, LHP Scott Kazmir, RHP Brandon McCarthy IF Charlie Culberson. MLB.com reported the Braves have already designated Gonzalez for assignment. Culberson, 28, appeared in 49 regular season games over the last two seasons with the Dodgers and made postseason rosters following each campaign.
Sun Dec 17 201703:17RHP Yovani Gallardo agreed to deal with Brewers on SaturdayYovani GallardoSPBrewersFree Agent
RHP Yovani Gallardo agreed to a deal with the Brewers on Saturday, according to multiple reports. The 31-year-old veteran enjoyed the best years of his career with the Brewers by going 89-64 with a 3.69 ERA between 2007-14, but he is now looking to rediscover his form after back-to-back poor seasons.Gallardo was 5-10 with a 5.72 ERA in 28 appearances (22 starts) with the Seattle Mariners last season, and the club declined to pick up his $13 million option for 2018. He went 6-8 with a 5.42 ERA in 23 starts for the Baltimore Orioles in 2016.Gallardo won 12 or more games in five consecutive seasons with the Brewers. He won a career-high 17 games in 2011 and followed up with 16 in 2012.
Sun Dec 17 201703:17The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired OF Matt Kemp from Atlanta Brave...Brandon McCarthySPBravesFree Agent
The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired OF Matt Kemp from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for four players and cash considerations, according to a release from the Dodgers. Heading east to Atlanta are 1B Adrian Gonzalez, LHP Scott Kazmir, RHP Brandon McCarthy and IF Charlie Culberson. MLB.com reported the Braves have already designated Gonzalez for assignment. McCarthy, 34, signed a four-year deal with the Dodgers in December 2014 and in his three seasons with Los Angeles, went 11-7 with a 4.51 ERA in 29 starts. The right-hander missed most of 2015 and 2016 after undergoing Tommy John surgery in April 2015.
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