8:22 AM EST, Mon November 30, 2015
AL Central Rumors & News
Bless You Boys 1 hour ago
Recent player acquisitions bring payroll to $ 178 million for tax purposes The addition of Jordan Zimmermann goes a long way toward completing the Detroit Tigers ' starting pitching rotation for the 2016 season and beyond, but it also uses up a large portion of the available salary dollars if the team intends on keeping their payroll below the $ 189 million threshold where they would have to pay a luxury tax for the 2016 season. Considering expected arbitration salaries and player benefits, they are left with under $ 18 million to pay for 13 players to complete the 25 man roster. With the...
Twinkie Town 13 hours ago
Reports have emerged this weekend, indicating that a deal could be close between the Twins and the Korean slugger. Speculation picked up earlier this weekend when it was revealed that Byung-ho Park was on his way to Minnesota to meet with the Twins. Nearly three weeks ago it was announced that the Twins had won exclusive negotiation rights with Park with their $12.85 million posting bid. The deadline for the teams to come to an agreement is 4pm central on December 8, which is still more than a week away, but there's no doubt that both sides would prefer to find common ground before...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 7 hours ago
The slugger held a news conference before leaving Seoul for the United States.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 17 hours ago
Byung Ho Park met with the Korean media on Sunday before boarding a flight to Chicago, where he was set to meet up with agent Alan Nero.
Twins Now | St. Paul Pioneer Press 18 hours ago
Twins third baseman Miguel Sano was set to return to the lineup for Estrellas on Sunday after missing 10 days in the Dominican Winter League for non-injury reasons. “He is fine,” Estrellas general manager Jose Serra told the Pioneer Press in an email. “(He) needed to go to the States for a request of his organization, as he explained to us.” Sano, 22, was in Chicago last weekend, according to a person familiar with his travels. It’s not uncommon for the Twins to request young players to return from winter ball for midseason medical evaluations, but Sano has held up […] The post...
Grand Rapids Press 20 hours ago
The Tigers have come to terms on an agreement with free-agent starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann, according to a source close to the subject. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers can cross another item off their wish-list. The Tigers have come to terms on an agreement with free-agent starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann, according CBS Sports' Jon Heyman. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. The move comes less than 12 hours after a report surfaced suggesting the Tigers and Zimmermann were engaged in "serious" talks about a long-term deal. The Tigers will forfeit a...
Plain Dealer Nov 29, 2015
The Indians offered Shane Victorino a four-year $44 million deal after the 2012 season and he turned it down to sign with Boston. This off-season the Indians are looking for outfielders and Victorino is looking for a team. Could they be match?
Plain Dealer Nov 29, 2015
The Indians, depending on where they play Carlos Santana, have an opening at first base or DH. Wilin Rosario, recently designated for assignment by the Rockies, looks like a DH in the making. Could he help the Indians?
Grand Rapids Press Nov 29, 2015
According to a report that surfaced late Saturday, the Tigers are in discussions with Zimmermann, widely viewed as one of the top available pitchers this winter. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers are on the hunt for starting pitching. That hunt has reportedly led them to free-agent pitcher Jordan Zimmermann. According to a report that surfaced late Saturday, the Tigers are in discussions with Zimmermann, widely viewed as one of the top available starters this winter. It remains unclear whether the Tigers have formally extended an offer, but talks have become serious,...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune Nov 28, 2015
Korean slugger Byung-ho Park reportedly headed to U.S. on Sunday, more than a week before negotiating deadline
Plain Dealer Nov 28, 2015
In 2013, the Cleveland Indians made the playoffs. Only nine players remain from that team.
Twins Insider | Minneapolis Star-Tribune Nov 28, 2015
Korean slugger reportedly headed to U.S. on Sunday, more than a week before negotiating deadline
Twins Now | St. Paul Pioneer Press Nov 28, 2015
Fresh off a starring turn in the Premier 12 tournament, Byung-ho Park is headed to the Twin Cities, according to a report by a South Korean news agency. According to a Google translation and MyKBO.net, the 29-year-old first baseman/designated hitter will depart for the U.S. on Sunday, stopping first in Chicago, where his agent, Alan Nero, is based. From there, Park will head to the Twin Cities, where he is scheduled to meet with Twins officials and undergo a physical exam. If "negotiations proceed smoothly," the report states, Park could be introduced as the newest member of the Twins next...
Plain Dealer Nov 27, 2015
Catcher Anthony Recker, 32, appeared in 32 games for the Mets this year. He's also played in the big leagues with the A's and Cubs.
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