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Re: MLB 2015-16 Off-Season News & Notes

Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 2:07 pm
by HavanaMatt
White Sox sign SS Jimmy Rollins
Chi Sox sign Rollins to a minor deal with an invite to Spring Training, Rollins would earn a $2MM salary
upon making the Major League roster.’s Scott Merkin adds that there are no additional incentives
in the deal .Rollins can fill a utility role possibly as well.
Indians sign INF Juan Uribe
CLE signed Uribe to a 1-yr/$ 5 mil

Re: MLB 2015-16 Off-Season News & Notes

Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:07 am
by goreds2
A proposed three-team trade involving the Cincinnati Reds, Toronto Blue Jays and Los Angeles Angels hit a snag Monday night during the medical review of the players involved, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.

The deal proposed would have sent Reds slugger Jay Bruce to the Blue Jays, with the Angels acquiring outfielder Michael Saunders from Toronto and the Reds getting a second-tier prospect apiece from the Angels and Blue Jays, sources confirmed earlier Monday.

A source familiar with the trade talks told ESPN's Jerry Crasnick that he thinks Saunders' knee is a concern. Saunders played in just nine games for the Blue Jays this past season, due to left knee problems.

A source told Olney that for now the deal is dead. The proposed trade was first reported Monday by the MLB Network. ... rade-talks

Re: MLB 2015-16 Off-Season News & Notes

Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2016 12:12 pm
by HavanaMatt
Breaking : Cubs re-sign OF Dexter Fowler
In a surprising turn of events, Dexter Fowler re-signs with the Cubbies for 1-yr with a mutual option for '17.

Recent reports had Fowler signing a 3-yr, $33MM deal with the Orioles. The deal reportedly fell through when
Fowler demanded an early opt out after one season.
Cubs trade OF Chris Coghlan to Athletics
CHC trades OF Coghlan to OAK for P Aaron Brooks, this goes down after Dexter Fowler re-signed with CHC

White Sox sign OF Austin Jackson
Jackson signs with Chi Sox for 1-yr/$1.5 mil