Category Archives: MLB News and Notes

White Sox sign Jeff Keppinger to 3-year, $12 million deal

Cross Jeff Keppinger's name off the list of possible Alex Rodriguez replacements as he has signed a three-year deal worth $12 million, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The Yankees were interested in Keppinger for a number of years now and this offseason looked like their best chance to ...

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Russell Martin signs a two-year, $17 million deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates

It looks like the Yankees are going to need a new catcher this offseason as Russell Martin has agreed to a two-year deal with the Pirates worth $17 million, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports and David Waldstein of the New York Times. The Yankees were apparently discussing terms with Martin in the two-year, $12-$14 ...

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2012/13 MLB Top 50 Free Agent Tracker

I've been meaning to put this up for a little while now, but better late than never. Here is a list of the top 50 free agents that I will update as they sign with new teams. I'll put a link to it on the right sidebar so you can easily check back here often ...

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Melky Cabrera signs a 2-year, $16 million deal with Toronto Blue Jays

The American Leauge East keeps getting tougher as former Yankee Melky Cabrera signed a two-year, $16 million deal with the Toronto Blue Jays, according to Enrique Rojas of ESPNdeportes.com. The Blue Jays are loading up. Melky is just the most recent deal after they completed a blockbuster 12-player trade with the Miami Marlins where they acquired ...

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Cabrera beats Trout for AL MVP, Posey wins in the NL

It was a hotly contested debate, but Miguel Cabrera beat out Mike Trout for the American League MVP award. Buster Posey became the first catcher to win the NL MVP since 1972 as he beat out Ryan Braun, Andrew McCutchen, and Yadier Molina. Cabrera hit .330/.393/.606 in 161 games this season, but was overshadowed by Trout, ...

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Price, Dickey win the Cy Young award

The BBWAA didn't agree with me and instead picked Rays pitcher David Price for the American League Cy Young Award and it picked Mets knuckleballer, the first in history, R.A. Dickey for the National League Cy Young. Price did have a great season. He lead the AL with a 2.56 ERA and had a 8.7 K/9 ...

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Torii Hunter signed a 2-year deal with the Detroit Tigers

The Yankees have officially swung and missed at signing outfielder Torii Hunter to replace Nick Swisher in right field as Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported that he has signed a two-year deal to play with the Detroit Tigers pending a physical. Early on in the offseason it appeared that the Yankees could target Hunter as ...

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The American League East just got even tougher

As if the American League East wasn't tough enough, with the Yankees competing with the Orioles, Rays, and even for a time the Red Sox last year, now they have to contend with the Blue Jays as well. The Blue Jays pulled off a trade last night, which is still not official, that sent Josh Johnson, Mark ...

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