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Report: DJ LeMahieu to Sign With New York Yankees

DENVER, CO – OCTOBER 07: DJ LeMahieu #9 of the Colorado Rockies hits a double in the third inning of Game Three of the National League Division Series against the Milwaukee Brewers at Coors Field on October 7, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images) Former batting champion DJ LeMahieu is reportedly off the market. Multiple reports are indicating LeMahieu has agreed to terms with the New York Yankees on a two-year deal. The deal is expected to be worth $24 million for the second baseman. Yankees are closing in on a two-year deal with infielder DJ...

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Yasmani Grandal Signs One-Year Deal with Brewers

LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 26: Yasmani Grandal #9 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws out the runner during the second inning against the Boston Red Sox in Game Three of the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 26, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) According to Jeff Passan of ESPN, free-agent catcher Yasmani Grandal has agreed to a one year deal with the Milwaukee Brewers, taking one of the top free-agent catchers off the board. Catcher Yasmani Grandal has agreed to a one-year deal with the Milwaukee Brewers, league sources tell ESPN. @Ken_Rosenthal had...

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Report: David Robertson Signs with Philadelphia Phillies

NEW YORK, NY – JULY 26: David Robertson #30 of the New York Yankees delivers a pitch in the ninth inning against the Cincinnati Reds on July 26, 2017 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) The hard-throwing righty has found a new home, agreeing to sign with the Phillies on a two-year deal worth $23 million. David Robertson pitched well for the New York Yankees in 2018. He helped their bullpen post the fourth-lowest ERA, fourth-best save percentage, and second-most strikeouts among all MLB teams. In adding Robertson, the Phillies also...

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Report: Yusei Kikuchi Agrees to Terms With Seattle Mariners

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – NOVEMBER 17: Yusei Kikuchi pitcher for the Aces in action during the Australian Baseball League match between the Melbourne Aces and the Brisbane Bandits at Melbourne Showgrounds on November 17, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Hamish Blair/Getty Images) The Seattle Mariners continued to retool their roster in 2018, making one last change in the outgoing year. According to reports, the Mariners have agreed to terms with left-handed Japanese hurler Yusei Kikuchi on a four-year deal. Due to this agreement, the Mariners will also have to pay a release fee to the Seibu Lions, Kikuchi’s former...

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Jurickson Profar Traded to Oakland Athletics in Three-Team Deal

SEATTLE, WA – SEPTEMBER 29: Jurickson Profar #19 of the Texas Rangers takes a swing during an at-bat in a game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 29, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners won the game 4-1. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images) Barely one week after taking part in a three-team deal involving Jake Bauers, the Tampa Bay Rays are at it again, working with the Oakland Athletics and the Texas Rangers on a deal headlined by infielder Jurickson Profar. In the trade, RP Emilio Pagan, MiLB RHP Rollie Lacy, and a Round A Competitive Balance...

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Joakim Soria Signs with Oakland Athletics

LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 16: Pitcher Joakim Soria #48 of the Milwaukee Brewers reacts after getting the third out to end the seventh inning during Game Four of the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on October 16, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images) After losing Jeurys Familia to the New York Mets, the Oakland Athletics were in need of additional help bridging the gap to All-Star closer Blake Treinen. A two-year, $15-million dollar deal with Joakim Soria does just that, bringing an...

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Boston Red Sox Nab Zach Putnam, Erasmo Ramirez on Minor League Deals

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 19: Zach Putnam #57 of the Chicago White Sox in action against the New York Yankees during a game at Yankee Stadium on April 19, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images) While high-end relievers like Craig Kimbrel, Daniel Robertson, Cody Allen wait to see where they will pitch in 2019, some teams have decided to look in the bargain bin for bullpen help, at least until the market settles. The Boston Red Sox are one such team, signing RHP’s Zach Putnam and Erasmo Ramirez to minor-league deals this week. Red...

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Report: Matt Harvey Signs One-Year Deal with Angels

CINCINNATI, OH – SEPTEMBER 25: Matt Harvey #32 of the Cincinnati Reds throws a pitch against the Kansas City Royals at Great American Ball Park on September 25, 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) The Dark Knight has relocated from Gotham to the sunny shores of California today, as SP Matt Harvey agrees to a one-year $11M pillow contract with the Los Angeles Angels. Per Jon Heyman, the deal also includes $3m in incentives based on games started. Matt Harvey’s Angels deal for the 11M guarantee has the 3M incentives based on games started between 15...

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