Phillies Land McCutchen

The Philadelphia Phillies have reached a three-year deal worth $50MM with former MVP Andrew McCutchen, according to Jon Heyman of Fancred. The deal also includes a fourth-year option. The Phillies outfield depth only gets stronger with McCutchen joining talented ballplayers in Roman Quinn, Nick Williams, and Odúbel Herrera. Expect McCutchen to push Quinn to the…

Nova Traded To The White Sox

The Chicago White Sox have struck a deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates to acquire starter Ivan Nova, according to Ken Rosenthal and Robert Murray of The Athletic. Furthermore, the White Sox will send young hurler Yordi Rosario and $500K in international bonus pool money to the Pirates, Jon Heyman reports. Ivan Nova is set to…

Jazz Trade For Korver

The Utah Jazz are shipping shooting guard Alec Burks and two future second-round picks to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for sharpshooting veteran Kyle Korver, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The second-round picks being sent are coming from the Washington Wizards. They include a 2020 second-round pick and a 2021 second-round pick. This will…

Cubs Acquire Clarkin

Today, the Chicago Cubs announced that they have claimed southpaw Ian Clarkin off waivers from the Chicago White Sox. The former first-round pick is still waiting to get a chance to make his MLB debut. The 24-year old lefty was the 33rd overall pick by the New York Yankees in the 2013 draft. Clarkin was…

Bucs To Sign Kevin Minter

  Moments after linebacker Kevin Minter finished his workout and physical with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports that the team will sign the veteran linebacker. Details of the deal are not yet known, but it’s likely a one-year deal for something at or near the prorated portion of the veteran’s minimum….

Bucs Lose Alexander And Cichy For The Season

  After an up and down game between the Cleveland Browns and Tampa Bay Buccaneers that resulted in a Buccaneer victory (26-23), the Bucs received news that they did not want to hear nearing the midpoint of the season with 2017 Pro-Bowl linebacker Kwon Alexander and 2018 sixth-round pick Jack Cichy going down for the…

Magic Sign Justin Jackson

Today, the Orlando Magic have reached a deal with second-round pick Justin Jackson. Jackson was one of the last unsigned players in this year’s draft class. The youngster will head to the Lakeland Magic, which is the NBAGL affiliate of the Orlando Magic. Jeff Weltman (president of basketball operations) announced and reported by Keith Smith…

Diamondbacks To Sign Shumpei Yoshikawa

Today, the Arizona Diamondbacks announced that they did reach an agreement with the 23-year old pitcher from Japan. Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports that back in August, Shumpei Yoshikawa will receive a signing bonus of $650K in an agreement. This move seems to have violated the norms of player movement between Japan and MLB….

Alexeyev Signs With Caps

  Today, the Washington Capitals have locked up their top pick from this year’s draft, giving defenseman Alexander Alexeyev a three-year, entry-level contract. The blueliner announced his deal himself via his Instagram page. The financial terms of the deal have not been released yet. The 18-year-old was the 31st overall pick of the draft, which was…

Spurs Add Pondexter

  Today, the San Antonio Spurs reached a one-year deal with small forward Quincy Pondexter, according to ESPN’s Chris Haynes. The deal is partially-guaranteed, according to Michael Scotto of The Athletic. Furthermore, Pondexter will essentially take the roster spot of Manu Ginobili after the long-time Spur announced his retirement on Monday. I do expect to see Pondexter…

Hankins To Visit The Browns

  The Cleveland Browns will work out defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins at some time this week, according to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com. This will be Hankins’ first known meeting with a team since April. Last year, Hankins was among the league’s most sought-after free agent defensive tackles. It’s not clear why his market value…

Valencia To Sign Gameiro

Today, Valencia C.F. has announced that they are in talks with Atlético de Madrid for forward Kevin Gameiro. The transfer fee has yet been released to the public. Expect the fee to be close to what Atlético de Madrid played for him. That number should be near €32 million to €40 million. Gameiro will join a talented…