A’s Acquire Burch Smith

A’s Acquire Burch Smith The A’s have acquired reliever Burch Smith from the Giants for cash considerations, the club announced (h/t to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle). Smith was designated for assignment by San Francisco earlier this week. More to come. Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2020/02/as-acquire-burch-smith.html

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Phillies’ Zack Wheeler puts end to insult-slinging with Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen

Phillies’ Zack Wheeler puts end to insult-slinging with Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen After two days of slinging passive-aggressive insults with New York Mets General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen, Wheeler put a stop to the back-and-forth Saturday before working out with Phillies pitchers and catchers at the Carpenter Complex. “He’s taken a couple of things…

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Mariners Nearing Deals With Cody Anderson, Collin Cowgill

Mariners Nearing Deals With Cody Anderson, Collin Cowgill The Mariners are nearing agreements with right-hander Cody Anderson and outfielder Collin Cowgill, reports Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times (via Twitter). Once finalized, both players will get invitations to MLB spring training on minor-league pacts, Divish adds. Anderson, 29, had spent his entire career in the Indians’ organization.…

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Yankees Reportedly Sign Chad Bettis

Yankees Reportedly Sign Chad Bettis Former Rockies’ pitcher Chad Bettis is among those who have been invited to Yankees’ camp this spring, according to multiple reporters (including Bryan Hoch of MLB.com). The organization has not yet formally announced the apparent signing. It’s almost certainly a minor-league deal for the CAA Sports client. Bettis carved out a…

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