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President Donald Trump on Wednesday told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, just hours after administration officials said he was considering a draft executive order to do just that.
Ian Desmond is swinging a bat but he is not quite in the swing of things. The Rockies' big-ticket free-agent addition, though, is nearing a return to action.
What the Reds can hope to get out of their former All Star catcher. Barring a rainout or an unexpected play-in for a playoff play-in appearance, the Cincinnati Reds have exactly 302 games to play before Devin Mesoraco will become a free agent. Between his first paycheck for this year and the time those 302 games have been played, the Reds will have paid him $20.45 million, but at least there’s a chance that we’ll begin to see what he’s got left in the tank since the team officially activated him from the 10-day DL on Thursday. #Reds RHP Barrett Astin optioned to AAA Louisville, C...
The influx of veteran minor-league free agents has made the upper levels of the Tigers farm system the oldest in baseball. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers increased their budget -- and then went over that budget -- in order to build organizational depth by signing veteran players to stash away in Toledo and Erie, general manager Al Avila said Wednesday. The Tigers aggressively pursued minor-league free agents. The resulting influx of veterans has made the upper levels of the Tigers' farm system the oldest in baseball. "We made it a point this year to go out and...
As Bautista limped out of the gate, there were observers willing to say the age concerns that dogged him during free agency had borne out
A stage on which Eric Thames will swat dingers. Cincinnati Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers 7:40 PM ET Scott Feldman vs. Zach Davies Depending upon your exact interpretation of the value of a single Win Above Replacement on the free agent market, the 0.6 bWAR Scott Feldman has already provided the Cincinnati Reds already justifies the ~$2.5 million it took to sign him. Either way, he enters Tuesday’s contest with a 2.38 ERA in 22.2 IP, and will look to improve upon the April 14th start against the Brewers where he needed 104 pitches to get through just 5 IP (having allowed 2 ER and an ugly 5...
The Dodgers and the Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills — just as Bryce Harper and Manny Machado near the free-agent market.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills - just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season. The Dodgers are on track to slice their tax bill by ...
The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills — just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season.
The fact that Francisco Lindor turned down a reported $100 million extension from the Indians doesn't mean the two parties can't find common ground on a multiyear deal. Lindor can't be a free agent until after the 2021 season.
The White Sox potentially could add another significant piece to their farm system next month after Luis Robert was officially cleared for free agency on Thursday.
Thursday links! The highest rated international prospect in the game of baseball was officially declared a free agent by Major League Baseball on Thursday morning, meaning it’s highly likely that toolsy OF Luis Robert will become a very rich human in the near future. FOX’s Ken Rosenthal broke the news this morning, and while the timing of the news breaking isn’t necessarily important, the timing of his free agency being confirmed by MLB certainly is. You remember that the Cincinnati Reds blew past their international signing bonus pool within the last year to sign both Alfredo...
Top young players like Bryce Harper, Kris Bryant and Francisco Lindor seem willing to take their chances in free agency as MLB enters a shifting era of contract values.
The St. Louis Cardinals are interested in top Cuban prospect Luis Robert and today it was announced that he will be an MLB free agent on May 20th. The St. Louis Cardinals along with a number of other MLB teams received the great news today that Cuban star prospect Luis Robert will be an eligible […] St. Louis Cardinals: Top Cuban Prospect Luis Robert is a MUST Sign - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - A St. Louis Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cardinals’ major free-agent signing saw his batting average shrink to .136 through 11 games after a zero-for-10 start to this interleague series.
The BSN Nuggets Podcast tries to answer the biggest question facing Denver this summer: Spend big or stay conservative in free agency?
With so many questions surrounding the Yankees, beat reporter Brendan Kuty answers yours. Topics include Masahiro Tanaka, Greg Bird, Clint Frazier, free agents and more.
The Nuggets have been clear with their plans for restricted free agent to be Mason Plumlee, once he hits the open market this summer.
Gary Harris' is more valuable to the Nuggets than he is to any other team. That's partly why Denver will try and extend Harris this summer.
With a need for long relief, the Tigers optioned Joe Jimenez back to Toledo just days after his big league call-up, and the same day as his big league debut. Replacing him will be long reliever William Cuevas, who the Tigers signed as a minor league free agent this past off-season.
The free-agent pickup exited the game with the Mets after 2 1/3 innings. he allowed six runs.
Rumors continue to connect Shohei Otani, 'Japan's Babe Ruth,' to the Yankees. A free-agent marriage makes sense.
By: Lisa Redmond Manny Machado is arguably one of the best third basemen in the league.At the tender age of 24, he has won two
Ben Zobrist didn't get to wear a special Royals uniform with gold lettering and trim last season because he had departed for the Cubs as a free agent after helping Kansas City win the 2015 title. Zobrist hopes his Cubs teammates will treasure wearing those unique jerseys and caps when the Cubs...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Padres have placed right-hander Trevor Cahill on the 10-day disabled list with a lower back strain, a move retroactive to Thursday. San Diego recalled right-hander Zach Lee from Triple-A El Paso on Sunday Cahill, who left the Chicago Cubs as a free agent, lost 3-1 ...
Big-money free agents tend to be linked to the New York Yankees. Manny Machado and Bryce Harper will both hit the open market after the end of the 2018 season barring an extension beforehand, and unsurprisingly, the whispers have already started. Machado, currently manning third base for the Baltimore Orioles, admitted he is “100 percent”...Read More
Plouffe, signed as a free-agent this winter, was Oakland’s best hitter during the spring, batting .380, but he missed much of the final week with a quad strain and he has gotten off to a slow start, batting .158 in the first five games. “I try to stick with my routine but when you do go through little stretches like this where I feel like my timing is a little off, I have a few drills I like to do,” said Plouffe, who took early batting practice Saturday. Susan Slusser is a San Francisco Chronicle staff writer.
MLB insider Jon Paul Morosi addresses the news that the Blue Jays may be interested in a reunion with now free agent, Brett Lawrie, wondering if he’s even a fit.
Jose Bautista sits down with Hazel Mae to talk about the free agency process, fan support and how age effects how he prepares going into a new season.
On SNY's Mets Hot Stove, Gary Apple, John Harper, and Nelson Figueroa take a look at free-agent catcher Matt Wieters as a possible target for the New York Mets behind the plate.