Posts Tagged Players

  • 3 Available Players Still Within Reach of the New York Mets

    The holiday season is here and the Mets are still in the midst of the current offseason. Not too many moves really need to be made at this point generally speaking, but that does not mean that any trade or free-agent possibilities should be ruled out by any means. There is still a lot of time in the...

  • Miami Marlins: Host of New Players Make Marlins One of MLB’s Most Exciting Teams

    The Miami Marlins made big news in late November when they signed Giancarlo Stanton to a record-breaking 13-year, $325 million contract.  That was only the start, though, as an aggressive winter meeting haul makes the Marlins contenders going into 2015. Sure, they haven’t had a winning se...

  • 5 Available Players Still Within Reach of the Seattle Mariners

    The list of potential fits to fill the Seattle Mariners' hole in right field seems to be shrinking by the day. Melky Cabrera, likely Seattle's top target, agreed to a three-year deal with the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, per Bruce Levine of 670 The Score. In addition, Alex Rios signed with the Kans...

  • Minnesota Twins add two key players through free agency

    As the Minnesota Twins look to move on from another disappointing season, they hit the free agent market and have already signed two key players for 2015. Torii Hunter is a member of the Minnesota Twins for the first time since 2007. The Twins’ first major acquisition of the offseason came earl...

  • MLB Players with Big Opportunities Opened Up After Early Offseason Moves

    After one of the wildest weeks in recent memory, the MLB winter meetings are over. As the sports reporters recover, we look at the new opportunities that have opened up following the various trades and signings made so far this offseason. Ranging from top prospects to some of the top signings, here ...

  • Los Angeles Dodgers Tender the Contracts of 7 Players.

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have announced they have tendered the contracts of AJ Ellis and Drew Butera, Dee Gordon, Justin Turner, Kenley Jansen, Juan Nicasio and Chris Heisey. They also re-signed Darwin Barney to a 1 year contract  worth $2.5 million. AJ Ellis was the Dodgers starting catcher last s...

  • Ranking the 10 Most Overpaid Players in MLB

    The very nature of MLB free agency makes it virtually impossible not to grossly overpay for a superstar. Given the arbitration system, a player serves six seasons before hitting the open market, which means most guys are near or past 30. That means the top options are hot off their peak seasons, but...

  • Turkey Week: Yankees not shopping for players their fans don’t really want anyway

    Every day, I see the standard Chase Headley update. Actually, it's not an update. It offers no news, other than the news that there is no news. But it gives updated speculation: His back is OK, or it's not. He's seeking a four-year deal, or he's not. The Yankees want him, but not that badly.T...

  • B/R MLB Offseason 100: Top 100 Players Available in Free Agency, Trades

    After looking at all the key positions individually, it's now time for the final stop on the B/R MLB Offseason 100. The complete list. If you're just joining us, the B/R MLB Offseason 100 has looked at the top free agents and trade targets available among starting pitchers, relief pitchers, corner i...

  • 2015 MLB International Free Agency: Contract Predictions for Top Players

    Last season saw a pair of superstar-caliber players make their way to the majors via the international market, with slugger Jose Abreu joining the Chicago White Sox and right-hander Masahiro Tanaka landing atop the New York Yankees rotation. This year's market is again led by a power-hitting Cuban o...