Category: ‘Quick Hits’

Texas Rangers Sign James Loney to Minor League Deal
January 21st, 2017 at 3:21 PM
First baseman James Loney, who spent 2016 as a member of the New York Mets, has signed a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers, FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman reports. The deal will pay Loney one million dollars if he makes the major league roster. Loney started 2016 in the...

Oakland A’s Sign Alejandro De Aza to Minor League Deal
January 21st, 2017 at 10:21 AM
Former New York Mets' outfielder Alejandro De Aza has signed a minor league deal with the Oakland A's, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. De Aza was a bit of a bust for the Mets, hitting .205 with six homers and 25 RBI's in 130 games last season. The Mets...

New York Mets Avoid Salary Arbitration with Travis D’Arnaud
January 13th, 2017 at 12:04 PM
The New York Mets settled another one of their arbitration cases today. FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Mets and catcher Travis d'Arnaud have settled on a one year contract worth $1.875 million. This will be a nice raise for d'Arnaud, who made the league minimum in 2016. d'Arnaud,...

New York Mets Sign Lefty Adam Wilk to Minor League Deal
January 13th, 2017 at 5:35 AM
The New York Mets added another reliever to their organization, but it was not a major league contract. The team signed lefty Adam Wilk to a minor league deal, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Wilk, 29, has appeared in nine career big league games and posted a 6.49 ERA...

New York Mets, Zack Wheeler Avoid Arbitration with One Year Deal
January 12th, 2017 at 5:49 AM
January is often the quietest month on the baseball calendar, with little happening outside of a few free agent signings. One major event that consumes the month is salary arbitration, namely negotiations between teams and arbitration eligible players on their contracts for the new season. The New York Mets have...