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2015/03/03 02:32
2015/03/03 02:32
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Hector Olivera and Yadier Alvarez are the two biggest names to watch on the international market at present, but let’s take a look at some other notes while we wait to learn more on their...
2015/03/03 02:32
2015/03/03 02:32
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2015/02/28 20:08
2015/02/28 20:08
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Most of the country is stuck in a thaw after cold weather swept across the nation. Luckily, spring training baseball is finally here to warm your heart. Early on, there are several teams, like the...
2015/02/27 06:32
2015/02/27 06:32
3d
Major League Baseball has let teams know the bonus pool values for the 2015 amateur draft, and Baseball America’s John Manuel has the full list of what each team can spend on players taken in the...
2015/02/27 04:32
2015/02/27 04:32
3d
Here’s some more from around the NL West… The Diamondbacks will have approximately $19.02MM in combined pool money for the 2015 draft class and the 2015-16 international signing period, though their...
2015/02/27 01:32
2015/02/27 01:32
4d
The bonus pools for the 2015-16 international signing period have been determined, Baseball America’s Ben Badler reports, providing the full list of dollar figures. While the Diamondbacks have the...
2015/02/26 18:44
2015/02/26 18:44
4d
PEORIA, Ariz. — Still six days away from the first Cactus League game, Padres manager Bud Black isn’t about to handicap the competition for his fifth starter. Two track records, after all, stand out...
2015/02/24 23:59
2015/02/24 23:59
6d
Cuban phenom Yoan Moncada reportedly agreed to sign with the Red Sox on Monday, adding his name to an exciting list of Sox prospects that Chad Finn can't help but get excited about. Reuters Monday's...
2015/02/24 17:08
2015/02/24 17:08
6d
After months of speculation over where he would land and for how much, Cuban sensation Yoan Moncada has agreed to terms with the Boston Red Sox on a deal that will pay him a bonus worth something in...
2015/02/24 14:10
2015/02/24 14:10
6d
FORT MYERS — In December 2002, the Red Sox were determined to sign Cuban pitcher Jose Contreras. The Sox invited him to owner John Henry’s Florida home and dispatched franchise icon Luis Tiant,...
2015/02/23 15:12
2015/02/23 15:12
7d
Most projections had Moncada getting $30-$40 million and by committing that much money to a prospect the Red Sox a) pay a 100 percent tax for exceeding the international bonus pool, meaning it’s...
2015/02/19 21:10
2015/02/19 21:10
11d
The Odor family smells nothing but success in baseball. (USATSI) Back in the '90s, Doritos took advantage of George Foreman naming each of his sons "George" in a legendary TV commercial featuring...
2015/02/18 05:32
2015/02/18 05:32
12d
We’ll save the rest of that expansive topic for another day. Here are a few more free agent notes: As Steve Adams and I discuss on today’s podcast (to be released early this afternoon), Cuban...
2015/02/17 14:32
2015/02/17 14:32
13d
There’s another middle infielder name to be aware of, per MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez (Twitterlinks) and Ben Badler of Baseball America (via Twitter). Yoilan Serce, 27, will put on a showcase tomorrow in...
2015/02/15 11:32
2015/02/15 11:32
15d
With the crop of six-year service time free agents thinning noticeably, attention has turned to the fascinating group of players readying to sign after leaving their native Cuba. Kiley McDaniel of...
2015/02/13 07:10
2015/02/13 07:10
17d
Tony Gwynn coached at San Diego State for 12 years before his death. (Getty) Here's the latest from around baseball: Tony Gwynn: San Diego State, his alma mater and final place of employment before...
2015/02/10 23:33
2015/02/10 23:33
20d
Even after reeling in starting pitcher James Shields Sunday night, the San Diego Padres have not ended their pursuit of high-priced talent. The Padres have begun to pursue talented Cuban amateur...
2015/02/09 23:10
2015/02/09 23:10
21d
Let's watch Vlad Junior swing the lumber, shall we? (Vine) Junior is 15 years of age -- soon to turn 16 -- and is eligible to sign with an MLB club during the upcoming July 2 signing period. In...
2015/02/08 01:38
2015/02/08 01:38
23d
The suitors are slowly lining up to sign 19-year-old Cuban sensation Yoan Moncada, but there's also a dilemma teams are facing that isn't being talked about. As great as the teenager looks in workouts...
2015/02/03 21:38
2015/02/03 21:38
27d
It's been months since Cuban phenom Yoan Moncada was declared a free agent, but it appears he has finally cleared the remaining red tape and is free to sign with an MLB team. That according to a...
2015/02/02 05:32
2015/02/02 05:32
28d
FEB. 21, 6:51pm: Arrubarrena gets a five year deal for $25MM, tweets Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, including a $7.5MM signing bonus. FEB. 20: MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez reports that Arruebarrena's deal...
2015/03/03 02:32
2015/03/03 02:32
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