Category: ‘MLB Free Agency’

Boston Red Sox Sign Pitcher Rick Porcello to 4-year Extension
April 6th, 2015 at 9:58 PM
Only mere hours after completing an impressive win on Opening Day, the Boston Red Sox managed to secure another victory Monday night by agreeing to terms on a new contract for right-handed pitcher Rick Porcello. The Boston Globe's Alex Speier reports that the extension is a 4-year, $82.5 million deal. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Boston Red Sox Officially Announce Signing of Yoan Moncada
March 13th, 2015 at 1:11 PM
After a long journey, Yoan Moncada has finally arrived. The Boston Red Sox held a press conference Friday morning to officially announce the signing of the Cuban infield prospect. ***PHOTO1*** Boston signed Moncada to a minor league contract that includes a $31.5 million signing bonus, which shatters the record for an international...

Leaving the San Francisco Giants was an Easy Choice for Pablo Sandoval
March 10th, 2015 at 11:31 AM
Some players may find it difficult to pack up and relocate to a new city on the other side of the country. Many of them would be hesitant to leave the only team that they have ever played for to switch leagues and put on a new uniform. Most players...

A Few Questions About Yoan Moncada – Part 2
February 24th, 2015 at 2:25 PM
We're splitting our exploration of the questions surrounding the Boston Red Sox signing of Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada into two parts. Why? Because there are so many questions! Plus, let's be honest, we get more page views that way. Just as the Red Sox had to pay double the $31.5...

A Few Questions About Yoan Moncada – Part 1
February 24th, 2015 at 12:27 PM
Who is Yoan Moncada? That's the question that a lot of fans are asking after the Boston Red Sox signed the highly coveted infielder with a record-setting signing bonus for an international player. ***PHOTO1*** Like many players that have come over from Cuba, there are a lot of unknowns about Moncada. The...