Category: ‘Game Previews’

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...

MLB Executives Rank Yoenis Cespedes as Baseball’s Top Left Fielder
January 19th, 2017 at 2:42 PM
With a lot of quiet time around Major League Baseball this month, many use January as an opportunity to evaluate teams to see who has put together the best talent. ESPN's Buster Olney has been busy polling baseball executives about some of the top players at each position, and the...

Trade Market for Jay Bruce Continues to Shrink for New York Mets
January 18th, 2017 at 11:28 AM
The New York Mets' efforts to move outfielder Jay Bruce via trade have gotten more difficult over the past few days. Many expected the Mets to wait for some key free agents, such as Jose Bautista and Mark Trumbo, to find new homes in order to make it easier to...

New York Mets Will Attend Showcase Workout for Craig Breslow
January 17th, 2017 at 11:34 AM
New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson indicated in a press conference last week that one of his top priorities for the rest of the winter remains adding a left handed reliever. Alderson felt confident that the Mets could piece together a bullpen on the right side with some help...