Yusei Kikuchi’s Difficult Start

Yusei Kikuchi’s Difficult Start The Mariners made a slew of moves last offseason as part of their “reimagining” plan, but no addition came with more hype than free-agent signing Yusei Kikuchi. The club handed the Japanese star a four-year, $56MM contract – a deal that could turn into a seven-year, $109MM pact – with the…

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Braves To Sign Lucas Duda

Braves To Sign Lucas Duda The Braves have agreed to a minors deal with first baseman Lucas Duda, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network (via Twitter). The Roster Roundup Twitter account first connected the sides. Duda, 33, will seek to reprise the role he played late last year in Atlanta, when he provided some…

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Roster Roundup: July 30-August 5

Roster Roundup: July 30-August 5 Below you’ll find a roundup of notable moves from the past few days, as well as future expected moves and a Minor League Report, which includes a list of recent major league debuts, and top prospect promotions. For this column, any lineup regulars, starting pitchers, or late-inning relievers are considered…

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