Latest On James McCann

Latest On James McCann White Sox catcher James McCann was quietly one of the most productive backstops of 2019, during which he slashed .273/.328/.460 with 2.3 fWAR across 476 plate appearances. But McCann’s offensive numbers petered out as the year progressed, and he’s now done as the team’s No. 1 option after it signed fellow…

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Brewers Sign Jace Peterson

Brewers Sign Jace Peterson The Brewers have inked utilityman Jace Peterson to a minors deal, per a club announcement. The contract includes an invitation to MLB Spring Training. Peterson has never quite made good on his promise, but has still appeared in each of the past six MLB campaigns and appeared in over five hundred…

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Pirates Sign Socrates Brito, Miguel Del Pozo, Phillips Evans

Pirates Sign Socrates Brito, Miguel Del Pozo, Phillips Evans The Pirates have announced a series of minor-league signings. Outfielder Socrates Brito, southpaw Miguel Del Pozo, and infielder Phillip Evans have all received non-roster invitations, as has Hector Noesi, whose signing was previously reported. Brito was once viewed as a quality prospect but hasn’t shown much in the majors. The 27-year-old…

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Top 10 Remaining Free Agents

Top 10 Remaining Free Agents At least in terms of free-agent signings, this is the fastest-paced offseason Major League Baseball has seen over the past couple years. Of the 50 players MLBTR ranked as the premier free agents entering the winter, more than half (26) have already left the board in the month-plus since the…

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Cubs To Sign Hernan Perez

Cubs To Sign Hernan Perez The Cubs have agreed to a minor-league pact with infielder Hernan Perez, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network (via Twitter). It’s said to include a non-roster invitation to participate in big league camp. More to come … Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/12/cubs-to-sign-hernan-perez.html

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Ten Tidbits about 1953 Bowman Color

Ten Tidbits about 1953 Bowman Color The 1953 Bowman Color baseball card set is one of the most beautiful issues ever produced. The issue was the first to use actual color photographs.  The cards, which measure 2-½” × 3-¾”, feature vivid four-color photographs unspoiled by facsimile autographs, logos, positions, and even player names. As such,…

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