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…

Mariners Land Maybin

  Today, the Seattle Mariners continue to add pieces for a run at the playoffs. After landing bullpen arms in Zach Duke and Adam Warren yesterday, they just picked up outfield depth today by trading for Cameron Maybin of the Miami Marlins. Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times reports acquisition of Cameron Maybin. Now, the…

Rays Acquire Two Prospects

Today, the Tampa Bay Rays have traded away versatile pitcher Matt Andriese to the Arizona Diamondbacks for catcher Michael Perez and right-handed pitcher Brian Shaffer, according to Ken Rosenthal. Randall Delgado was designated for assignment to make room for Andriese on the 40-man roster. The return the Rays got for Andriese is impressive. A catcher…

A Hand For Mejia

  Today, the San Diego Padres and Cleveland Indians swapped a total of three players, which includes closer Brad Hand, reliever Adam Cimber, and the best overall catching prospect in baseball, Francisco Mejia. The Indians will send Francisco Mejia to the Padres for Brad Hand and Adam Cimber, according to Ken Rosenthal. Shockingly, the Cleveland…

Bucks Bring In Lopez

  Today, the Milwaukee Bucks added some frontcourt help by signing veteran center Brook Lopez to a one-year deal, according to Jordan Schultz of Yahoo Sports. Schultz also announced that the contract is worth $3.382MM, which is the amount available that the Bucks can spend on their bi-annual exception. With the addition of Brook Lopez,…