Talks Between Nationals, Cubs On Kris Bryant Have ‘Gone Nowhere’

Talks Between Nationals, Cubs On Kris Bryant Have ‘Gone Nowhere’ Recent talks between the Cubs and Nationals regarding Kris Bryant have “gone nowhere,” reports Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic (via Twitter). Negotiations seemed to hit an impasse a few weeks ago, when the Cubs reportedly insisted upon the inclusion of promising center fielder Víctor Robles in any…

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Minor MLB Transactions: 1/4/20

Minor MLB Transactions: 1/4/20 Baseball America has posted its traditional roundup of minor moves dating to the start of the offseason. We’ve already covered quite a few of the transactions over the past several weeks, but there are several additions on minor-league pacts that have to this point eluded detection … The Padres signed outfielder Abraham…

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Nationals Sign David Hernandez

Nationals Sign David Hernandez The Nationals have inked veteran reliever David Hernandez, according to the Baseball America transactions log. (BA stalwart Matt Eddy has handed the controls over to Chris Hilburn-Trenkle.) Details aren’t available, but it’s surely a minor-league deal for the 34-year-old hurler. Hernandez is coming off of an especially trying campaign in which he…

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Details On Yoenis Cespedes Injury

Details On Yoenis Cespedes Injury It always seemed there’d be an interesting tale when details finally emerged regarding Yoenis Cespedes’s mysterious ranch injury last year. And indeed the story spun by the New York Post baseball team of Joel Sherman, Ken Davidoff, and Mike Puma isn’t a boring one … well, not exactly. The ankle injury Cespedes…

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Marlins To Sign Pat Venditte

Marlins To Sign Pat Venditte The Marlins have a minor-league deal in place with reliever Pat Venditte, per MLB.com’s Jon Morosi (Twitter link). It includes an invitation to the MLB side of Spring Training. Venditte, 34, has thrown only 68 MLB innings to this point of his career. But as journeyman middle relievers go, he’s…

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