Tony Barnette Retires

Tony Barnette Retires Former major league reliever Tony Barnette is calling it a career. “I’ve thrown my last pitch,” the right-hander declared Tuesday on Instagram. It’s almost a year to the day the Cubs signed Barnette to a $750K guarantee on Feb. 1, 2019. The low-risk move didn’t work out for either side, though, as…

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Orioles To Sign Wade LeBlanc

Orioles To Sign Wade LeBlanc The Orioles have agreed to a minor league contract with veteran left-hander Wade LeBlanc, tweets ESPN’s Jeff Passan. He’ll be in Major League camp during Spring Training and would stand to earn an $800K base salary upon cracking the MLB roster. More to come. Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2020/01/orioles-sign-wade-leblanc.html

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Twins Announce Several Minor League Signings

Twins Announce Several Minor League Signings The Twins organization has agreed to seven more minor league deals with free agents, Triple-A Rochester director of communications Nate Rowan announced Tuesday. Right-handers Juan Minaya, Austin D. Adams, Casey Lawrence, Parker Bridwell, Alec Asher and Joey Krehbiel all agreed to deals with the Twins, as did infielder Calten Daal. Minaya, 29, spent…

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Cubs Sign Steven Souza Jr.

Cubs Sign Steven Souza Jr. 6:04pm: The Cubs have formally announced the signing. Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times tweets that he can earn the following incentives: $50K for reaching 200 plate appearances, $75K at 250 PAs, $125K at 300 PAs, $150K at 350 PAs and $200K for reaching each of 400, 450 and 500…

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