Category Archives: MLB News and Notes

Across the AL: An Early Look at the Seattle Mariners

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Bronx Baseball Daily welcomes Eric Favaloro, who will write a regular weekly column this season focusing on a team or teams around baseball. Exploring other teams in depth has been something that I've wanted to do on Bronx Baseball Daily for a while now so I'm excited Eric is joining us. Please enjoy his article ...

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Orioles claim Russ Canzler off waivers

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When the Yankees made the Travis Hafner signing official, they designated right handed hitting outfielder Russ Canzler for assignment to make room for him on the 40-man roster. That doesn't necessarily mean the Yankees lost him as he could clear waivers and get assigned to the minors. However, the Baltimore Orioles announced today that they have claimed Canzler ...

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Cubs sign Scott Hairston to a 2-year deal

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The Yankees have had their eye on a certain right handed hitting outfielder pretty much all offseason, but they missed out on him as Scott Hairston agreed to a two-year deal with the Chicago Cubs, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. With an all left handed hitting outfield it would have been nice to have ...

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Mike Morse traded to the Seattle Mariners

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The Yankees have missed out on yet another player that could upgrade their team in 2013 when the Seattle Mariners landed outfielder Mike Morse in a three team trade that also involved the Oakland Athletics. Morse goes from Washington to Seattle, right handed pitching prospects A.J. Cole, Blake Treinen, and a player to be named later ...

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Rafael Soriano signs a 2-year, $28 million deal with the Nationals

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Rafael Soriano is officially not coming back to the Yankees next year as the closer has signed a two-year, $28 million deal with the Washington Nationals, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. The deal also includes a vesting option for a third year worth another $14 million that will kick in if he finishes a ...

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Yankees news: Catching up after Christmas

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I missed a couple of important things over the past few days because of the Christmas break so I wanted to point them out real quick. Nick Swisher signed a four-year, $56 million deal with the Cleveland Indians. The Mariners signed Raul Ibanez to a one-year, $2.75 million deal plus another potential $1.25 million in incentives. The Diamondbacks ...

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A.J. Pierzynski agrees to a one-year deal with the Rangers

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It looks like Brian Cashman either wasn't bluffing or he simply missed out on yet another free agent as the last decent catcher on the free agent market, A.J. Pierzynski, agreed to a one-year deal with the Texas Rangers, according to Jim Bowden of ESPN. The Yankees need a catcher and are looking to sign one-year ...

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Blue Jays and Mets finalize deal for R.A. Dickey

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After the Blue Jays pulled off their mega-deal with the Marlins, I said they still needed another bat before they have a really good lineup. They got Melky Cabrera. Their rotation was still a question mark though because of Josh Johnson's injury history and the fact Mark Buehrle was more of a 3-4 than a ...

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