Blue Jays Add Buchholz To The Mix

Tonight, the Toronto Blue Jays have signed right-handed starter Clay Buchholz to a contract, according to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com. The team did sign reliever Bud Norris earlier in the afternoon to compete for a spot in the bullpen. Now, Buchholz will compete with southpaws Ryan Borucki and Clayton Richard, plus right-hander Matt Shoemaker for…

The Grandy Man Heading To Miami

The veteran outfielder is going to try playing for potentially one more year, if he makes the Miami Marlins 25-man roster out of spring training. Jon Heyman reports that Curtis Granderson can earn $1.75MM in the majors with $250K in possible incentives. Granderson is set to become 38 in March. The veteran can still be…

Toronto Lands Galvis

Today, the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a one-year pact with infielder Freddy Galvis. The deal has a team option for 2020. Mark Feinsand reports that Galvis will receive $5MM guarantee and that includes a $4MM salary for the coming season and $1MM buyout on a 2020 option that can instead be exercised at…

Brewers Add Grandal To The Crew

The Milwaukee Brewers decided to reach out to Yasmani Grandal and both sides have agreed to a one-year deal that will land him $18.25MM in guaranteed money for the 2019 season, according to Yahoo’s Tim Brown and Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Earlier in the off-season, Grandal rejected a four-year contract from the New York…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…