Reds Outright R.J. Alaniz

Reds Outright R.J. Alaniz The Reds have outrighted right-hander R.J. Alaniz after he cleared waivers, per a club announcement. That leaves a pair of 40-man openings to work with during this week’s Winter Meetings, Alaniz, claimed off waivers in May, made his first dozen MLB appearances in 2019. He gave up more earned runs (16)…

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Gianfranco Wawoe returns to Miners

Gianfranco Wawoe returns to Miners The Southern Illinois Miners (Frontier League, independent) announced today they have re-signed infielder Gianfranco Wawoe for the 2020 season. Gianfranco, born in Curaçao, played seven years in the Seattle Mariners organization, batting .270 with 17 doubles, six triples, 15 stolen bases in 23 attempts, and 62 RBIs in 97 games…

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Strasburg Returns to DC

Strasburg Returns to DC As first reported by Jon Heyman of MLB Network, Stephen Strasburg has agreed on Monday afternoon to re-sign with the Washington Nationals. Strasburg’s new seven-year deal will net him $245 million, or a cool $35 million per season. The fancy new contract at least temporarily stands as the largest guaranteed payday…

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