One Astros fan gathered the sign-stealing data: ‘It’s undeniable’

One Astros fan gathered the sign-stealing data: ‘It’s undeniable’ One Astros fan who initially believed the sign-stealing accusations against his favorite team were pure trash has flipped the lid on the Houston cheating scandal. Tony Adams, a 54-year-old graphic designer and web developer, downloaded videos of 8,274 opposing pitches over 58 games from 2017 and…

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Tigers Re-Sign Jordy Mercer

Tigers Re-Sign Jordy Mercer The Tigers have brought back veteran infielder Jordy Mercer on a new contract, MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports (Twitter link).  The deal is a minor league pact with an invitation to Detroit’s big league Spring Training camp, as per Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press (via Twitter). More analysis to…

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Pedro Strop to Cincinnati

Pedro Strop to Cincinnati After seven years with the Chicago Cubs, Dominican-born Pedro Strop has signed a one-year contract with division rival Cincinnati. The deal is worth $1.825 million and Strop can earn an additional $1.5 million in incentives. The reliever with a father from Curaçao and a mother from the Dominican Republic will earn…

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Mariners Sign Yoshihisa Hirano

Mariners Sign Yoshihisa Hirano The Mariners announced that right-hander Yoshihisa Hirano has been signed to a one-year, Major League contract.  Left-hander Ricardo Sanchez has been designated for assignment to create roster space. More analysis to come…. Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2020/01/mariners-sign-yoshihisa-hirano.html

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Reds To Sign Pedro Strop

Reds To Sign Pedro Strop The Reds have agreed to a one-year, $1.825MM deal with free-agent reliever Pedro Strop are closing in on an agreement, according to Hector Gomez of Deportivo Z 101 (Twitter link). The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal adds that he can earn up to $3.5MM on the deal, which is still pending a…

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