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…

Rays And Brewers Make Swap

  Today, the Tampa Bay Rays have made another move by sending utility man Brad Miller to the Milwaukee Brewers for first baseman Ji-Man Choi. Both teams have announced the trade via twitter. Choi will be optioned down to Durham, which is the Tampa Bay Rays’ Triple-A affiliate. The 27-year-old will essentially replace Brad Miller…

Satter’s MLB Mock Draft: First Edition

 Unfortunately, with time being short I will not be giving an analysis on each pick, but if you want one from me then just comment on the article and I will reply to you. 1. Detroit Tigers – Casey Mize – RHP – Auburn 2. San Francisco Giants – Brady Singer – RHP – Florida…

Rangers Trade For Tony Sanchez

The Rangers have acquired catcher Tony Sanchez from the Cincinnati Reds. Both team announced the trade. The return to the Reds will either be cash or a player to be named later. Sanchez was once a highly-regarded prospect with the Pittsburgh Pirates, but the backstop never took that next leap with the Pirates. Furthermore, the…

Angels Trade For Jabari Blash

Today, the Los Angeles Angels bolster their outfield depth by acquiring Jabari Blash from the New York Yankees for a player to be named later or cash, which was announced by the Angels. To make room for Blash, the Angels moved Alex Meyer to the 60-day disabled list. Meyer was not going to appear this…

Jason Vargas To The Big Apple

Today, the New York Mets bolstered their rotation by adding southpaw veteran Jason Vargas. He has agreed on a two-year deal for $16MM that includes a third-year option, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com. Vargas can make an additional $1.5MM per year, if he reaches a specific innings total. This move is much needed, since…

Blue Jays Sign Al Alburquerque

The Toronto Blue Jays and reliever Al Alburquerque have an agreement that would give the veteran reliever a minor league deal with a chance to make the team with an invitation to Spring Training. Shi Davidi of Sportsner reported the news first. Alburquerque started his MLB career with the Detroit Tigers from 2011-2015. In those 5…

Michael Pineda To Minnesota

  Today, the Minnesota Twins announced that they have agreed on a two-year deal with Michael Pineda. Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports that Pineda can make an additional $3MM in incentives on top of the $10MM guaranteed he will receive in this deal (splits into consecutive $2MM and $8MM salaries). Pineda’s deal is…

Rangers Land A Talented Prospect

  Today, the Texas Rangers landed former Atlanta Braves prospect Yenci Pena to a deal valued at $675K, according to Ben Badler of Baseball America. Pena was ruled a free agent after the Braves lost in the investigation due to the club’s violation of international signing guidelines. Now, the Rangers had one of the largest…

Rays Land Curtis Taylor From Diamondbacks

  The Rays are acquiring Curtis Taylor, who was the 14th best prospect in the Arizona Diamondbacks farm system, which is considered one of the weaker farm systems in the league, per MLB.com. To land the young arm, the Tampa Bay Rays shipped reliever Brad Boxberger to the west coast, which was announced by the…