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Author: Carson Babbini

Blue Jays Keep Josh Donaldson

in action against the at Yankee Stadium on September 30, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the Blue Jays 2-1. Yesterday, the Toronto Blue Jays and third baseman Josh Donaldson reached an agreement on a one-year, $23 million deal to avoid arbitration. The contract represents the largest one year deal ever for a player eligible for arbitration. #BlueJays and Josh Donaldson avoid arbitration, settle at $23 million, per source. — Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) January 12, 2018 Blue Jays Keep Josh Donaldson Donaldson was drafted with the 48th overall pick in the supplemental first...

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Making the Case: Billy Wagner and the 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot

SAN DIEGO, CA – APRIL 23: Billy Wagner of the Houston Astros pitches against the San Diego Padres on April 23, 2000 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Sporting News via Getty Images) The 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot has plenty of worthy contenders to join the Hall of Fame this upcoming year. 14 players return to the ballot, and 19 new players have been listed on the ballot. Today, we look at the career of pitcher Billy Wagner. A reliever who could always throw the heat, Billy Wagner was able to throw with his non-dominant hand and make...

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Making the Case: Jeff Kent and the 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot

The 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot has plenty of worthy contenders to join the Hall of Fame this upcoming year. 14 players return to the ballot, and 19 new players have been listed on the ballot. Today, we look at the career of second baseman Jeff Kent. Known as one of the best offensive second basemen of his generation, and perhaps all-time, Jeff Kent will once again look to gain entrance into baseball’s most exclusive clubs, the Hall of Fame. Career Profile Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays with the 521st overall pick in the 20th round of the...

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Making the Case: Curt Schilling and the 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot

BOSTON, MA – JULY 30: Former Boston Red Sox player Curt Schilling is introduced during a 2007 World Series Champion team reunion before a game against the Kansas City Royals on July 30, 2017 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images) The 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot has plenty of worthy contenders to join the Hall of Fame this upcoming year. 14 players return to the ballot, and 19 new players have been listed on the ballot. Today, we look at the career of pitcher Curt Schilling. Known for his bloody sock moment...

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Jared Hughes Signs With Cincinnati Reds

Generated by IJG JPEG Library The Cincinnati Reds are finally getting involved in the off-season as it was announced yesterday that they have signed veteran pitcher Jared Hughes to a two-year, $4.5 million deal, with an option in 2020. The team has confirmed the deal. Source: Jared Hughes gets a 2-year, $4.5 million deal from Reds. Includes $3 million option or $250k buyout for 2020. — Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) December 26, 2017 The #Reds have signed RHP Jared Hughes to a 2-year deal with a club option for 2020. Welcome to Reds Country, @locatejared! pic.twitter.com/s8d9SbPjT9 — Cincinnati Reds (@Reds)...

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Zach Duke Signs With Minnesota Twins

In a Christmas shocker, the veteran reliever, Zach Duke, will play for his eighth team in his career as it was announced Christmas Day that Duke has signed a one-year contract with the Minnesota Twins, first reported by Paul Lambert. The contract is worth $2 million with a potential $1.5 million based on performance. The team confirmed the move today. Breaking: Twins have agreed to terms with reliever Zach Duke.Christmas scoop. — Paul Lambert (@MeatSauce1) December 25, 2017 Zach Duke’s 1-year deal with #mntwins carries a guarantee just over $2 million, per source, plus up to $1.5 million in...

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