Cubs Release Brad Brach

Cubs Release Brad Brach The Cubs announced today that reliever Brad Brach has cleared waivers and been released. He was designated for assignment recently. Brach’s complicated, restructured contract was never likely to be claimed. The Chicago organization will remain responsible for all ongoing guarantees, less a pro-rated portion of the league minimum salary for any time…

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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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