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Sat Dec 30 201704:01RHP Wade Davis and Colorado Rockies have agreed on three-yearWade DavisRPRockiesFree Agent
RHP Wade Davis and the Colorado Rockies have agreed on a three-year, $52 million deal, according to multiple reports on Friday. The contract also contains a $15 million player option for 2021 with a $1 million buyout. Davis, 32, was 4-2 with 32 saves in 33 opportunities and a 2.30 ERA for the Chicago Cubs last season. He also had four postseason saves. Davis replaces former Kansas City Royals teammate Greg Holland as the Rockies' closer. Holland saved 41 games last season before declining a $15 million player option and becoming a free agent.
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.
Wed Dec 27 201703:08LHP CC Sabathia officially resigned to one-year contractCC SabathiaSPYankeesFree Agent
LHP CC Sabathia officially was resigned to a one-year contract, the New York Yankees announced Tuesday. Financial terms were not disclosed, but multiple reports had the deal listed for $10 million. Sabathia is coming off a roller-coaster season in which he suffered what might have been a career-ending knee injury in August. But the 37-year-old left-handed free agent bounced back to anchor a rotation that carried the Yankees to the seventh game of the American League Championship Series. Sabathia finished last season with a 14-5 record and a 3.69 ERA in 27 starts. He owns a 120-73 mark with a 3.75 ERA in 255 starts over nine seasons with the Yankees.
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 Adams1BNationalsFree 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 201703:07OF Denard Span, INF Christian Arroyo, LHP Matt Krook and RHP Ste...Denard SpanCFRaysFree Agent
OF Denard Span, INF Christian Arroyo, LHP Matt Krook and RHP Stephen Woods were acquired by the Rays from the Giants on Wednesday in exchange for 3B Evan Longoria. Tampa Bay must take on the last year of Span's contract, which is for $9 million. Span, who will turn 34 in spring training, batted .272 with 12 homers and 43 RBIs last season.
Fri Dec 22 201703:073B Evan Longoria acquired by Giants from Rays on Wednesday in ex...Evan Longoria3BGiantsFree Agent
3B Evan Longoria was acquired by the Giants from the Rays on Wednesday in exchange for INF Christian Arroyo, LHP Matt Krook and RHP Stephen Woods. Tampa Bay also must take on the last year of OF Denard Span's contract, which is for $9 million.Longoria has five seasons remaining on a six-year, $100 million contract that also includes a seventh-year club option. The 32-year-old batted .261 with 20 homers and 86 RBIs last season and is hitting .270 with 261 homers and 892 RBIs in his career.
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 201704:31LHP Zach Britton ruptured Achilles tendon during workout and exp...Zach BrittonRPOriolesFree Agent
LHP Zach Britton ruptured his Achilles tendon during a workout and is expected to be sidelined at least six months, multiple outlets reported on Wednesday. Orioles general manager Dan Duquette confirmed the news to MASN. "We're trying to get our arms around it and it looks like surgery is indicated," Duquette said of the left-hander.
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 HundleyCGiantsFree 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 201703:47C J.T. Realmuto reportedly wants to be part of player exodus fro...J.T. RealmutoCMarlinsFree Agent
C J.T. Realmuto reportedly wants to be part of the player exodus from Miami. The Marlins' catcher has requested a trade, according to multiple reports, after the new ownership began dismantling the team to slash payroll. The group, which includes Derek Jeter, has already traded National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton to the New York Yankees, fellow All-Star outfielder Marcell Ozuna to the St. Louis Cardinals and two-time All-Star infielder Dee Gordon to the Seattle Mariners.
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 201703:47OF Christian Yelich reportedly unhappy with recent trades by Mar...Christian YelichCFMarlinsFree Agent
OF Christian Yelich is reportedly unhappy with the recent trades by the Marlins, according to ESPN. Yelich expects to have a conversation with Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill in the near future to discuss the situation. Yelich, 26, has four seasons remaining on his seven-year, $49.57 million contract but the club hasn't been shopping him. He is slated to make $7 million in 2018. Yelich batted .282 with 18 homers, 81 RBIs and 16 steals last season. He is a career .290 hitter with 59 homers, 293 RBIs and 72 steals in five big-league seasons.
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.
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