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Mariners sign three players to minor league contracts with invites to spring training

As spring training nears, there will be plenty of teams signing players to minor league deals with invites to spring training.  The Mariners announced three of them today - two were already know, and the third is a reunion of sorts. The team announced that right-handed pitchers Justin Germano and Mark Lowe and infielder Carlos Rivero have signed minor league contracts with invites to major league spring training. The news on Germano and Rivero broke last week. Rivero was claimed off waivers by the Mariners from the Red Sox. Seattle didn't tender him a major league contract since he's out of...
River Ave. Blues 2 hours ago

Yankees no longer interested in Jason Grilli

The Yankees are no longer interested in free agent right-hander Jason Grilli, his agent Gary Sheffield confirmed to George King. (Yes, that Gary Sheffield.) “We talked to (Brian Cashman) and he said ‘not at the moment.’ We will sit back with the offers we have and wait,” said Sheff. “I don’t see a reason why [...] Yankees no longer interested in Jason Grilli is a post from: River Avenue Blues The post Yankees no longer interested in Jason Grilli appeared first on River Avenue Blues.

April 3, 2009 to Wednesday: Jay Cutler's Bears timeline

April 3, 2009: The Bears acquire Jay Cutler in a trade with the Broncos, sending quarterback Kyle Orton, two first-round draft picks and a third-rounder for him.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 4 hours ago
Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia sidelined by hand injury

Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia sidelined by hand injury

Yet another nagging injury has cropped up for Oswaldo Arcia.

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Mariners sign three to minor-league deals with invites to big-league camp

Utilityman Carlos Rivero will indeed get a chance to prove to the Mariners that his power surge in the Venezuelan Winter League is more than a mirage. The club confirmed Thursday that it has re-signed Rivero, whom it acquired in a Nov. 3 waiver claim from Boston before booting him off the 40-man roster by not offering a contract prior to the Dec. 2 deadline. Rivero’s new deal is a minor-league contract, but it includes an invitation to big-league camp. The Mariners also confirmed minor-league deals with right-handed pitchers Mark Lowe and Justin Germano that include big-league … ...

De La Rosa gives A’s added bullpen depth from the left side

It was a small move the A’s made Thursday, if only because the newest left-hander in the bullpen is Eury De La Rosa, all 5-foot-9 and 165 pounds of him. The Dominican product isn’t overpowering with a low- to mid-90-mph… Continue Reading →
Newark Star-Ledger 23 mins ago
New York City FC games will air on Yankees' YES network, WFAN

New York City FC games will air on Yankees' YES network, WFAN

The new MLS franchise will play its games at Yankee Stadium.

Agent says Orioles remain in play for Young - School of Roch

The agent for Delmon Young indicated today that the veteran outfielder isn't close to making a decision on where to sign, but he said the Orioles "absolutely" remain in play. "Everything has been very positive," said Joel Wolfe of Wasserman Media Group, who met with the Orioles during the Winter...
The Republican 2 hours ago

Not just an extra man: Red Sox may value Brock Holt more than any other team

The Red Sox value Holt as a utility guy and they don't seem interested in trading him.

Twinsights: Full contract details on Ervin Santana, Torii Hunter

Last year Phil Hughes, as all Twins fans know, fell one out shy of triggering the final $500,000 bonus in his 2014 contract. What sort of details could impact the upcoming Twins tenures of newly signed right-hander Ervin Santana and right fielder Torii Hunter? Let's take a look: The most interesting aspect of Santana's four-year, $55 million deal, according to a source with direct knowledge, is the provision that reads "Player passes physical." That's the final piece of a $14 million vesting option for 2019, one that requires Santana to compile either 400 combined innings in 2017-18 or 200...

With Headley, the Yankees positional depth chart could be set

Hard to fully evaluate the Yankees pitching staff right now, because it’s clearly incomplete. Even with Chris Capuano adding some back-end depth, the Yankees still have an uncertain rotation, no clear closer and at least three pitchers coming to camp unsure whether they’ll be starters or relievers. These next two months need to provide further […] The post With Headley, the Yankees positional depth chart could be set appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
MASN Sports 6 hours ago

Prospect Profile: Connaughton leaving the hardwood behind for the mound - Steve Melewski

Prospect Profile: Pitcher Connaughton leaving the hardwood behind for mound
Newark Star-Ledger 6 hours ago

5 best Cuban-born Yankees as U.S., Cuba restore relations

You remember El Duque. But how about the rest?
MASN Sports 6 hours ago

Throwback Thursday: Young's infamous moment in Baltimore - Orioles Buzz

In the Orioles' search for an outfielder, they have said that they would like to re-sign Delmon Young. Young's bat was the O's secret weapon off the bench all season, so when the O's were down by one run in...

American League Player News

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    Jason Kipnis

    Indians: Jason Kipnis has surgery on finger, expected to be ready for 2015 season

  • 2 Wil Myers

    Wil Myers

    Padres acquire outfielder Wil Myers in trade with Rays

  • 2 Oswaldo Arcia

    Oswaldo Arcia

    Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia sidelined by hand injury

  • 2 Glen Perkins

    Glen Perkins

    Twins pitcher Glen Perkins to represent Gophers in Citrus Bowl parade

  • 2 Chris Capuano

    Chris Capuano

    With Headley, the Yankees positional depth chart could be set

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