Minor MLB Transactions: 1/10/20

Minor MLB Transactions: 1/10/20 The latest minor moves from around baseball… The Diamondbacks have signed right-hander Trevor Clifton to a minor league contract with an invitation to MLB spring training, Bob Nightengale of USA Today tweets. Clifton, now 24, had been with the Cubs since they used a 12th-round pick on him in 2013. He…

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Rangers Sign Yadiel Rivera

Rangers Sign Yadiel Rivera The Rangers have signed infielder Yadiel Rivera to a minor league contract, according to their executive vice president of communications, John Blake. The deal includes an invitation to big league spring training. Texas will be the third MLB organization for the 27-year-old Rivera, previously a member of the Brewers and Marlins.…

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Angels Release Adalberto Mejia

Angels Release Adalberto Mejia The Angels have released left-hander Adalberto Mejia, the team announced. The club designated Mejia for assignment on Tuesday. Set to become a free agent, the 26-year-old Mejia’s nomadic journey will continue. He has been designated five times in the past five months, with three of those DFAs having come from the…

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MLBTR Poll: Josh Hader’s Future

MLBTR Poll: Josh Hader’s Future Friday has been an arbitration bonanza across Major League Baseball. Teams have either agreed to deals to avoid the process with their arbitration-eligible players, or they’re at risk of having to go to hearings because they couldn’t find common ground. As of now, standout Brewers reliever Josh Hader is among…

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Effectively Wild Episode 1485: Block Bluster

Effectively Wild Episode 1485: Block Bluster Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about 2019’s non-playoff teams actually being the big buyers this winter, the six-player Rays-Cardinals trade involving Matthew Liberatore and José Martínez, working with friends, and the Mariners not making trades, then answer emails about what constitutes a blockbuster trade, the worst go-for-it trades,…

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